From Package: Business Services
What you get
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review the workplace information system.
It involves the identification, acquisition, initial analysis and use of appropriate information which plays a significant part in the organisation’s effectiveness. It applies to individuals whose work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures which require planning and evaluation, leadership and guidance of others, and some discretion and judgement.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
By the end of this training course, participants will:
|1. Identify and source information needs||
1.1. Determine and locate information required by teams
1.2. Acquire and review information held by the organisation to determine suitability, accessibility, currency and reliability according to organisational policies
|2. Collect, analyse and report information||
2.1. Collect information, which is adequate and relevant to the needs of teams, in a timely manner
2.2. Ensure information is in a format suitable for analysis, interpretation and dissemination
2.3. Analyse information to identify and report relevant trends and developments in terms of the needs for which it was acquired
|3. Implement information systems||
3.1. Implement management information systems effectively to store, retrieve and regularly review data for decision-making purposes
3.2. Use technology available in the work area to manage information effectively
3.3. Submit recommendations for improving the information system to designated persons and/or groups
|4. Prepare for information system changes||
4.1. Collect information about information system future needs in consultation with colleagues, including those who have a specialist role in resource management
4.2. Ensure estimates of information system future needs reflect the organisation's business plans, and customer and supplier requirements
4.3. Support proposals to secure resources by clearly presenting submissions that describe realistic options, benefits, costs and outcomes
4.4. Prepare team members to work with new technology and information system changes