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Assessment Task 4: Sustainability Implementation Project

Task summary

In the role of Operations Manager, you are required to implement sustainability initiatives for Grow Management Consultants. This will include conducting a sustainability inspection, and developing a memo to encourage sustainable practices based on the sustainability inspection.

Required

  • Access to textbooks/other learning materials
  • Computer and Microsoft Office
  • Access to the internet
  • Usage Record Template

Timing

Your assessor will advise you of the due date of this submission.

Submit

Email to your assessor with the following attached:

  • Completed Usage Record Template
  • Staff memo
  • Sustainability

Assessment criteria

For students’ performance to be deemed satisfactory in this assessment task, they must satisfactorily address all of the assessment criteria. If part of this task is not satisfactorily completed they will be asked to complete further assessment to demonstrate competence.

Re-submission opportunities

Students will be provided feedback on their performance by their Assessor. The feedback will indicate if you have satisfactorily addressed the requirements of each part of this task.

If any parts of the task are not satisfactorily completed your assessor will explain why and provide you

written feedback along with guidance on what you must undertake to demonstrate satisfactory performance. Re-assessment attempt(s) will be arranged at a later time and date.

Students have the right to appeal the outcome of assessment decisions if they feel they have been dealt with unfairly or have other appropriate grounds for an appeal.

Students are encouraged to consult with their assessor prior to attempting this task if they do not understand any part of this task or if they have any learning issues or needs that may hinder them when attempting any part of the assessment.

Assessment Task 4 Instructions

Complete the following activities:

  1. Undertake an inspection of your RTO facility.

Assume that, following acceptance of your sustainability policy and procedures, you have been asked to implement strategies identified in your action plan for the continuous improvement of resource efficiency. This is to include an inspection of the workplace to identify environmental sustainability and resource usage issues and to identify and report on possible solutions.

You will therefore undertake an inspection of the RTO facility using the environmental sustainability and resource Usage Record Template.

Record at least 3 actual or potential environmental sustainability and resource usage issues that you found during activity one.

Your assessor will advise you of the date and time of the inspection, and will observe you conducting the inspection.

  1. Develop a memo for staff about best practice sustainability procedures

Assume that you wish to commence implementing a further initiative from the action plan, which is to provide regular communications to staff about sustainability practices.

Based on one of the issues identified in your environmental sustainability and resource usage record, develop a short memo to send to staff about best practice sustainability procedures. For example, if you have identified that water usage is high, you could write about tips to reduce water usage. The memo you develop must be written in plain English and in user-friendly language and be designed to promote engagement in sustainability initiatives.

The memo should be no more than one page and include images such as photos or graphs to assist with understanding and engagement.

  1. Develop a sustainability register.

You are required to develop a register for recording and tracking all continuous improvements in resource efficiency.

The register should be able to include, as a minimum, the ability to record the reported opportunity, action to be taken, responsibility, timelines and outcome. The register should be able to include, as a minimum, the ability to record the reported opportunity, action to be taken, responsibility, timelines and outcome.

  1. Write and email to all staff (your assessor).

The text of the email should be in grammatically correct English, written in an appropriate (polite, business-like) style, summarising the contents of the attachments.

Attach the following to the email:

  • Completed Usage Record Template
  • Staff memo
  • Sustainability register.

Assessment Task 4 Checklist

Student’s name:Completed successfully 
Did the student:YesNoComments
Implement strategies for continuous improvement in resource efficiency including conducting a sustainability inspection?   
Implement strategies for continuous improvement in resource efficiency including developing a memo with procedures to be followed relevant to identified sustainability issue?   
Promote sustainability to staff through: Presenting information in plain English   User friendly language   Using images to assist in understanding and engagement   
Develop a register for recording and tracking all continuous improvements in resource efficiency?   
Provide register to staff to ensure that all staff is aware of roles and responsibilities in recording continuous improvements?   
Task Outcome:SatisfactoryNot Satisfactory
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