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Unit of competency details

BSBSTR401 - Promote innovation in team environments (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2020


Training packages that include this unit

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CHC - Community ServicesCommunity Services 5.0 
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RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 6.0-7.1 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 7.0-7.2 
AUR - Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training PackageAutomotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package 6.0-6.1 

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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 17/Dec/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and implement ways of promoting innovation within team environments in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are team participants or team leaders responsible for playing a proactive role in demonstrating innovation in a formal or informal team environment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – Business Strategy

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify opportunities to maximise innovation

1.1 Identify team requirements relating innovation

1.2 Determine team dynamic and own relationship with team

1.3 Assist in evaluating team requirements according to workplace policies and procedures

1.4 Assist in identifying team’s current ways of working according to team objectives

1.5 Assist in identifying opportunities in areas for innovation

1.6 Assist in creating processes that allow team members to suggest options for innovation and innovative ideas

2. Organise and agree on effective ways of working

2.1 Identify ideas for ways of working better

2.2 Delegate responsibilities across the team, and encourage and reinforce team-based innovation

2.3 Agree and share responsibilities and confirm best use of team strengths and abilities

2.4 Schedule activities that allow time for thinking, challenging and collaboration

2.5 Establish reward and stimulation as an integral part of the team’s way of working

3. Support and guide colleagues to promote innovation

3.1 Demonstrate behaviour that supports innovation within team

3.2 Create an environment for staff to proactively share information, knowledge and experiences with other team members

3.3 Dedicate time with team members to challenge and test ideas

3.4 Discuss and explore innovation ideas with other team members

4. Evaluate innovation ideas and promotion

4.1 Identify criteria to review successful innovation in the workplace

4.2 Share innovation successes and examples of successful innovation within own workplace

4.3 Reflect on implemented innovation ideas

4.4 Seek and respond to feedback from relevant stakeholders to generate discussion and identify improvements in promoting innovation

4.5 Discuss with relevant stakeholders the challenges of being innovative

4.6 Document feedback received for improvements in promoting innovation for future activities

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

SKILL 

DESCRIPTION 

Reading

  • Interprets and analyses textual information, from a wide range of sources, to identify information relevant to team activities

Writing

  • Uses clear language and formats appropriate for the audience to highlight and present specific information

Oral communication

  • Actively participates in verbal exchanges of ideas and elicits the views and opinions of team members by listening and questioning
  • Uses clear language to clarify rules and roles relating to team activities in formal and informal situations

Numeracy

  • Interprets numeric information relevant to team activities

Planning and organising

  • Selects the appropriate form, channel and mode of communication for a specific purpose relevant to own role

Teamwork

  • Uses inclusive techniques to initiate, contribute and promote discussion amongst potentially diverse team members
  • Recognises the importance of establishing and building effective working relationships

Planning and organising

  • Plans, sequences and prioritises tasks for efficient and effective outcomes

Problem solving

  • Uses problem-solving processes to address less predictable problems, and when appropriate, seeking input from others
  • Contributes to continuous improvement of current work practices by applying basic principles of analytical and lateral thinking
  • Reflects on outcomes and further explores own and the team’s role in implementing innovation

Initiative and enterprise

  • Understands the nature and purpose of own role and how it affects others in the work context

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent unit. Supersedes but is not equivalent to BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • on at least two occasions assist a team to create an innovative team environment.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • encourage others to contribute to innovation
  • identify ways of working
  • implement and communicate improvements
  • plan and schedule activities
  • reflect on activities, feedback and challenges to identity improvement options
  • model open and respectful communications
  • contribute to the make-up and rules of the team.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • types of innovation and their benefits
  • ways of working, including:
  • working hours
  • working spaces
  • agile working
  • workplace policies and procedures
  • internal and external factors that contribute to a team becoming and remaining innovative, including:
  • team characteristics
  • role of group dynamics and diversity
  • broader environmental factors
  • activities that can encourage and hinder innovation in a team, including:
  • allocation of time and activities
  • modelling behaviour
  • rewards and recognition
  • communications
  • feedback.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • workplace equipment and resources relevant to performance evidence.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10