Manage a Developing Ministry

Manage a Developing Ministry

Manage  a changing ministry Vision Colleges BSBINN601 Change is inevitable - even for the church!  Yes we may have held the same message for 2000 odd years but the method of delivery has to evolve, the role of the church must vary to meet the changing needs of the community This particular unit Manage a Developing Ministry utilizes the Community Service unit “BSBINN601 - Lead and manage organisational change" as it is ideally suited to the development and assessment of the skills required in the management of a ministry.


This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies.

It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area.

The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

Evidence of the ability to:

  • analyse and interpret information about the organisation’s internal and external environment and consult with stakeholders to identify requirements and opportunities for changes that support organisational objectives
  • prioritise opportunities for changes with input from managers
  • develop a change management project plan for the priority changes incorporating resource requirements, risk management and timelines
  • develop strategies to communicate or educate the changes and embed them
  • obtain approvals and agree reporting protocols with relevant managers and implement the plan including addressing barriers to change
  • review and evaluate the change management project plan and modify as needed to achieve objectives.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • explain the change management process or cycle and strategies for communicating and embedding change
  • explain how organisational behaviour and the external environment can impact on change strategies
  • describe the components of a change management project plan
  • list potential barriers to change and explain possible strategies to address barriers.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the creativity and innovation and include access to:

  • workplace documentation and resources
  • office equipment, materials and software packages
  • case studies or, where available, real situations
  • interaction with others.

This unit can be completed through the development of a Comprehensive Skills Portolio, the complementary Vision subject Management by Objectives is also required

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