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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply principles of knowledge management to organisational transformation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115405  Apply principles of knowledge management to organisational transformation 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
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 for those learners who manage knowledge and who are involved in Organisational transformation and Change Management.

In particular, on completion of this Unit Standard, the learner will be able to:
  • Analyse the essential elements of the Knowledge Economy.
  • Identify the essential features of the Human Capital in an organisation.
  • Provide an analysis of the Structural Capital in an organisation.
  • Indicate how an organisation uses its Customer Capital.
  • Establish the relationship between Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management.
  • Demonstrate the potential relationship between Knowledge Management and Organisational Transformation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The learner is required to apply the principles enunciated within OT & CM in one organisation only.
  • The emphasis is on the construction and management of appropriate and effective Employment Equity programmes within the company.
  • The underlying principles of Knowledge Management must be applied to effecting Organizational Transformation. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the essential elements of the Knowledge Economy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An outline is provided of what constitutes the Knowledge Economy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An analysis is given of what makes up a Knowledge Company. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The characteristics of a Knowledge Worker are documented and explained with examples that relate to the work done by the worker in an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify the essential features of the Human Capital in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristics of Human Capital are outlined in terms of what they mean for organisations in general. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The characteristics of Human Capital are outlined in terms of what they mean for organisations that are about to undergo organisational transformation and management change. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Provide an analysis of the Structural Capital in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The features of Structural Capital in an organisation are outlined using a flow diagram. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An analysis is presented of the Structural Capital in a specific organisation by comparing it with the traditionally adopted model for such an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Indicate how an organisation uses its Customer Capital. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The term Customer Capital is defined using examples from an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An analysis is presented of the Customer Capital in an organisation and the role it plays in the running of the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Establish the relationship between Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An outline is provided of the features of Knowledge Management in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relationship between the Intellectual Capital of an organisation and its Knowledge Management processes is clearly outlined with practical examples in written form. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Demonstrate the relationship between Knowledge Management and Organisational Transformation. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate the potential relationship between Knowledge Management and Organisational Transformation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The way in which a Company's Knowledge Management strategy can impact on Organisational Transformation is explained in a written report with examples of negative and positive impact. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relationship between the Knowledge Management strategy and the Employment Equity strategy of a Company is outlined using the terms of the Labour Equity Act as the basis. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA .
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Principles of Intellectual Capital.
  • Principles of Knowledge Management.
  • The Labour Equity Act. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when trying to find ways to overcome the problems that people in the organisation pose to organisational transformation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when collecting the necessary data to write the various reports and presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information so as to write the various reports and presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation when writing reports, discussing the issues with employees in an organisation and when doing presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically when using technology to prepare documents and store and retrieve information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when seeing what factors hinder and which promote transformation and change and how the negatives need to be managed to ensure successful transformation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

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

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49076   National Diploma: Organisational Transformation and Change Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  50205   National Certificate: Municipal Integrated Development Planning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  48874   National Certificate: Business Consulting Practice (Enterprise Resource Planning)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  49419   National Diploma: Business Consulting Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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. ABA Sebenzi 
    2. ABE CORPORATE TRAINING 
    3. Abinet Training and Development 
    4. About Survival Consulting Agency 
    5. Africa Institute For Public Administration 
    6. Afriwealth Consulting 
    7. AfroXpert Performance Developement cc 
    8. Akili Training 
    9. Amabamba Recruitment 
    10. Asiphokuhle Training and Research Institute 
    11. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    12. AVC Corporate Advisory Services (PTY) LTD. 
    13. Bantubanye Skills 
    14. BF QUALITY SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    15. Bloemfontein - Electricity Training Centre 
    16. Boikgantsho Consulting & Events 
    17. Boland College Head Office 
    18. Boni Africa Events & Development 
    19. Break The Chains Development Services 
    20. Brilliant Affairs 
    21. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    22. Central University of Technology, Free State 
    23. Classic Human Capital Solutions 
    24. Colgene Group 
    25. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    26. Cre8ive Organisational Development 
    27. CTAM Training and Consulting 
    28. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    29. DC Academy (PTY)LTD 
    30. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    31. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
    32. DialNx Consultants 
    33. Dimension Development Network 
    34. Ditirelo Skills Development Services 
    35. Edutraining Business College 
    36. Elective Training Institute Enterprise CC 
    37. Envirogreen 
    38. Escon 
    39. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Ethekwini Corporate and Human Resources Skills Development Unit 
    41. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Execuprime Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Express Model 405 
    44. Falcon Business Institute 
    45. Furniture World Training Centre 
    46. Gauteng Association Of Local Authorities 
    47. Glere Skills and Consultants 
    48. GOBELA CONSULTING 
    49. Growth Management Consulting 
    50. Gudlhuza Development Solutions cc 
    51. Hamonate Consulting 
    52. HDPSA 
    53. HDPSA GROUP (PTY) LTD 
    54. Hercuscope 
    55. Hlaniki Investment Holdings 
    56. Hlombe and Associates 
    57. IMITHENTE DEVELOPMENT HOLDINGS 
    58. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    59. Institute of Health and Social Care Studies 
    60. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    61. Jobafrik Consulting 
    62. Josmap Training Institute 
    63. Kalideen Management 
    64. KALIDEEN MANAGEMENT SERVICES 
    65. Kamanga Skills Projects 
    66. Karabo Ya Karabo 
    67. Kernel Management and Consulting (PTY) LTD. 
    68. Kgolo Institute 
    69. Kgotla Trading Enterprise 
    70. KHOSITHI TRAINING 
    71. Kia Chuma 
    72. Kodi Traiding Enterprise 
    73. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    74. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    75. Letlhokoa Management Services CC 
    76. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    77. Lip Holding (pty) LTD 
    78. M.I.C. Training and Development 
    79. Makaota Training Consultants 
    80. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    81. Mamuhle Academy 
    82. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    83. Mangalani Business Enterprises 
    84. Maono Tai Consulting and Training 
    85. Masemase Consultancy CC. 
    86. MashMP Holdings 
    87. Mass Computer Training And Printers 
    88. Matsila Holdings 
    89. Mgwezane Training and Events Management CC. 
    90. Miczo's Enterprise 
    91. Misol Projects cc 
    92. Mission Point Consulting 
    93. MJ Mafunisa Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    94. Mmalethabo Consulting 
    95. Mmanape Management Solutions 
    96. Mod-Mosh Projects and Consulting (PTY) LTD 
    97. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    98. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    99. MTHENGENYA & ASSOCIATES 
    100. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    101. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    102. Ndrendre Building & General Services 
    103. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    104. Neopeo Trading & Projects 
    105. Nhlahle Development Agency 
    106. NJ & L Trading Enterprise CC. 
    107. Nkqubela Community Developers 
    108. NOMAKU TRADERS CC 
    109. NS Global Academy 
    110. Ntsangalala Business Enterprise 
    111. Nyankwavi Investment CC. 
    112. Omithombo Management Academy 
    113. Outeniqua Leadership Institute 
    114. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
    115. PanAfrican Supply Chain Academy 
    116. Paseka Business Enterprise 
    117. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    118. Petra institute of Development (PTY) Ltd 
    119. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    120. Power Rush Trading 170 CC. 
    121. Powernexus 
    122. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    123. Pulakgadi Training Consulting CC 
    124. Reflections Development Institute 
    125. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    126. Sasalethu Consulting and Associates 
    127. SAZM TRADING AND PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    128. Siyakhula Trust ETD Institute Pty Ltd 
    129. SIYANQOBA SEMINARS 
    130. Solstice Networks CC. 
    131. South African Governance and Business College 
    132. Summat Training Institute 
    133. SWARANANG MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CC 
    134. Tachfin Holdings 
    135. Tadi Training & Development Institute 
    136. Talent Emporium Academy (PTY) Ltd 
    137. Talent Sculpture 
    138. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    139. TCEP (Pty) Ltd 
    140. Tembe Service Providers 
    141. Thekwini College 
    142. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
    143. Thuto Lere Community Empowerment Programme 
    144. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
    145. Tlaletso Consultants 
    146. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    147. Township Fire and Rescure (Pty) Ltd 
    148. Transafric Consulting Pty Ltd 
    149. TSAKISI SUPPLIES CC T/ATSAKISI TRAINING AND CONSULTING 
    150. Tsebo Kitso Trainings 
    151. Tsebong Training Centre 
    152. Tshelopele Development Institution 
    153. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    154. Tshisimani Holdings (PTY) Ltd. 
    155. Tsoelopele Leadership Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    156. TTTC 
    157. Ukhamba Quality Skills 
    158. Umfolozi FET College 
    159. Umqondo Consultancy 
    160. Umsenge SDCS 
    161. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    162. University of Fort Hare 
    163. University of Venda 
    164. Vantage Training 
    165. Vicmat Consultants 
    166. Vuca Institute of Leadership Development 
    167. Vumilia Africa Group 
    168. Vuselela FET College - Central Office 
    169. Vuselela FET College - Klerksdorp Campus 
    170. VUSHENI LEARNING ACADEMY 
    171. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    172. Ya Hina Management Consulting and projects 
    173. YAB Business Solutions (Pty)Ltd 
    174. Yamangcuse Consulting 
    175. ZMG CONSULTING 



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