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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop, implement and manage a project/activity plan 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10043  Develop, implement and manage a project/activity plan 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is a core standard and forms part of the qualification, National Diploma and is registered at Level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Learners working towards this standard will be learning towards the full qualification, or will be working within a Marketing Environment, specialising in either Marketing Communication, Marketing Management, Market Research or Customer Management, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one`s job.
This standard will also add value to learners who are starting their own business and recognises that Marketing forms an integral component of any business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Evaluating proposals and selecting preferred option
  • Conceptualising plans
  • Delegating tasks
  • Tracking projects 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence against the standards in the National Certificate in Marketing, Marketing Communication or Marketing Research or Marketing management or Customer Management or equivalent at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Marketing including all forms of marketing communications, direct marketing and relationship marketing, sponsorship, event marketing, sales promotions, public relations and alternative strategies.
  • Media will include all electronic, print, outdoor, digital media, e-media and direct media.
  • Projects including marketing communications, promotions, events, tasks and activities. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Evaluate proposals and select preferred option 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Project proposals are useful 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Project proposals are applicable 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Project/activity plans are within budget limits 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Project proposals provide a competitive budget 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Activity plans explore alternatives 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Conceptualise plan 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Key objectives are set according to organisational requirements 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Project proposal states and organises performance levels 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Budget is compiled within agreed format and time frames 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Key milestones and actions are identified. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Delegate tasks 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Resources are directed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Service providers who have been selected are evaluated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Performance criteria is set 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Tasks and activities are delegated to appropriate individuals and teams 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Track project 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Project is consistently monitored and evaluated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Project results are analysed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Project allows for action to be taken 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Discrepancies from project plans are identified 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Remedial actions are identified and implemented 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers offering learning towards this unit standard will be accredited by the Educational Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA) of the Services SETA and /or by The Council of Higher Education (CHE). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    A demonstrated understanding of:
  • An all rounded generic understanding of methods and techniques for planning and implementation of plans.
  • A broad understanding of methods and techniques for the delegation of authority, responsibility and accountability.
  • A basic understanding of concepts for creative and lateral thinking. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
  • Identify and solve problems pertaining to the development or management of projects or activity plans. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Work effectively with others when managing a project or activity plan. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
  • Organise oneself and one`s activities so that alternative plans exist in the event of current ones being rejected or failing. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information to ensure projects are accurately evaluated. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and teams when delegating tasks and responsibilities. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  90721   Certificate: Design Techniques  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  57612   National Certificate: Arts and Culture Enterprise  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  49336   National Certificate: Law Enforcement: Sheriffing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  49745   National Certificate: Value Engineering  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  20908   National Diploma: Customer Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  58802   National Diploma: Disability Employment Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Core  49023   National Diploma: Liaison Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  QCTO 
    Core  20904   National Diploma: Marketing Communications  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  61593   National Diploma: Marketing Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Core  20896   National Diploma: Marketing Research  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  49059   National Diploma: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  49598   National Diploma: Paralegal Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Core  63369   National Diploma: Trade Union Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Core  49603   Bachelor of Visual Communications  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2021-06-30  CHE 
    Fundamental  13741   Diploma: Occupation-directed Education, Training and Development Practice  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2003-10-11  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Fundamental  49063   National Certificate: Geographical Information Sciences  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Fundamental  13742   Degree: Occupation-directed Education, Training and Development Practice  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2003-10-11  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58978   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 
    Elective  49123   National Certificate: Journalism  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2007-10-18  Was MICTS until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  61594   National Certificate: Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-05-02  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48662   National Certificate: Postal Frontline Service Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  63589   National Diploma: Geographical Information Science  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Elective  50023   National Diploma: Legal Interpreting  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 
    Elective  48762   Advanced Certificate: Mission Administration  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2008-11-26  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Artshub Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    2. ATTI Nelspruit Pty Ltd 
    3. Business Development Unit (PTY)Ltd 
    4. Cool Ideas 1 (PTY) LTD. t/a VERYCOOLIDEAS 
    5. CTU Training Solutions 
    6. EDUTEL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PTY LTD 
    7. Etest 
    8. Falcon Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Gauteng Central College PTY LTD 
    10. IALE School of Advanced Learning and Education (Pty) Ltd 
    11. In Excess Trading 22 T/A ATTI Polokwane 
    12. Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies 
    13. JUSTICE COLLEGE 
    14. Kundani Trading 
    15. MENTORNET (PTY) LTD 
    16. South African Film Institute 
    17. SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF INTELLIGENCE 
    18. THE GMC GROUP PTY LTD 
    19. The Media Workshop cc 
    20. TRAINSKILLS 



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