SPP best practice modules – a foundational approach to good governance

Our SPP platform is well known for being a complete solution to standards compliance.  However, we also receive a lot of really positive feedback from users about how helpful they find our Towards Best Practice modules.

Many organisations use these modules to focus on good governance and continuous quality improvement across a range of operational areas of their business, separate from standards compliance.

Following requests from users, we’ve just released another Towards Best Practice module: Information Management and Privacy. This new module joins our other Towards Best Practice self-assessment modules, to help you address the important areas of:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence,
  • Continuous Improvement,
  • Finance,
  • Governance,
  • Human Resource Management,
  • Infection Management and Control,
  • Risk Management, and
  • Workplace Gender Equality.

These modules draw from the themes and indicators in a huge range of standards, to guide organisations through what best practice looks like in these key areas. The modules assist you to reflect on your current practices and processes, identify any areas for improvement and implement and track improvement steps over time.  

And what is really helpful, is that these self-assessments are all cross-mapped to the major mapped standards in our SPP platform. So, that means that as you complete the modules, you will simultaneously be making progress against the other major standards in SPP.

Where can I find these modules?

You can find all of these self-assessments in SPP on the Standards tab, under the ‘Towards Best Practice’ heading.

For more information on our Towards Best Practice self-assessments, refer to our previous blog post ‘What really is “best practice” and how do we achieve it?’.

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