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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Evaluate and improve the project team`s performance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14214  Evaluate and improve the project team`s performance 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Project Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Project Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2005-02-09  2005-11-30  SAQA 1058/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2006-11-30   2009-11-30  

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 is replaced by: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
120380  Evaluate and improve the project team's performance  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard forms part of the qualification, National Certificate Project Management and is registered at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework. Learners accessing this standard will be involved in project management teams or involved in building small project management teams. These projects may be technical projects, business projects or developmental projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors. This standard will also add value to learners who are running their own business and recognise that project management forms an integral component of any business.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining and using a given team performance reference framework. (Performance monitoring)
  • Evaluating team performance using the given team performance reference framework.
  • Undertaking assessment of individuals and teams on an ongoing basis in agreed time frames.
  • Facilitating team performance improvements using assessment findings. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in mathematics and communication skills at NQF level 3 or equivalent.
  • Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in computer literacy and applicable software at NQF level 3 or equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Evaluating and improving the project team`s performance when working as a leader of a project team in the context of a small project / sub-project involving few resources and having limited impact on stakeholders and the environment.
  • Projects will include all projects including technical, developmental and business related projects.
  • Organisational policies relating to human resources will include: team evaluation, merit awards, and rewards.
  • A team will include any team established to deliver outcomes for which a project is set up.
  • Performance reference framework will include performance assessment, performance reviews, performance appraisals, 360? assessment, key result areas, key performance indicators and competence against unit standards. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain and use a given team performance reference framework 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain and use a given team performance reference framework.
    (Performance monitoring) 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.A team performance reference framework is discussed with higher authority. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Team performance requirements are communicated within the team and feedback received and processed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.The team performance requirements are documented and distributed. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Evaluate team performance using the given team performance reference framework 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Performance outcomes of individuals and teams are assessed against agreed standards using agreed reference framework. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Assessment activities are conducted using established procedures and within agreed time frames. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Selected assessment methods are relevant, fair and communicated to teams. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Undertake assessment of individuals and teams on an ongoing basis 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Undertake assessment of individuals and teams on an ongoing basis in
    agreed time frames. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Collected assessment information is accurate, current and complete and recorded in agreed format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Lessons learnt are documented and communicated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Facilitate team performance improvements using assessment findings 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1.Feedback provided on performance is factual, concise and relevant to agreed standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2.Feedback is provided in a manner, time and place appropriate to improvement of team performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3.Opportunities to facilitate performance improvement are identified and applied 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4.Improvement activities are implemented in accordance with assessment findings and within agreed time frame. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5.Coaching and mentoring to assist in team performance improvement are implemented within established procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Providers will be accredited against this unit standard and assessors registered by the relevant Education Training Quality Assurance Body (ETQA). 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • A comprehensive understanding of methods and techniques for assessing individual`s and project team performance.
  • A comprehensive understanding of organisational policies and procedures for dealing with assessment.
  • A general understanding of methods and techniques for implementing performance improvement activities.
  • A broad understanding of team orientation approach, evaluation and rewards.
  • A basic understanding of characteristics of high performing teams.
  • A general understanding of recognised competences of a team and their application in a team performance reference framework. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems pertaining to the project team performance against the reference framework. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information related to actual performance versus expected performance. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with team members during the assessing of performance and facilitation of improvement activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts when evaluating and improving team members performance. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 120380, which is "Evaluate and improve the project team`s performance", Level 5, 7 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48818   Further Education and Training Certificate: Arts and Culture Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  21160   National Certificate: Generic Project Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2005-04-10   
    Core  48908   National Certificate: Sanitation Project Co-ordination  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  14852   National Diploma: Agri Sales and Service Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Core  49059   National Diploma: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  EWSETA 
    Core  49794   National Diploma: Productivity  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Core  21847   National Diploma: Manufacturing Management: Food and Beverage  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Core  80686   National Diploma: Supply Chain Management: Sensitive Consumer Products  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Fundamental  49626   National Certificate: Landcare Facilitation  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Fundamental  49532   National Diploma: Clear Fermented Beverage Processing: Brewing  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FOODBEV 
    Elective  50082   Further Education and Training Certificate: Minerals Surveying  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  49793   National Certificate: Productivity  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SABPP 
    Elective  49469   National Diploma: Complex Procurement  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30   
    Elective  49196   National Certificate: Social Housing Property Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 


    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. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
    2. Business Management Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    3. IMPILONHLE TRADING & PROJECTS 8 
    4. INFRASTRUCTURE CONSULTING ENGINEERS CC 
    5. Khula Nonke Training & Development 
    6. Mananthatshema Skills Dev. Centre 
    7. Mbimbini Training and Community Development 
    8. MOTHEO SKILLS ENTITY ( PTY) LLTD 
    9. ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL (PTY) LTD 
    10. PRAXIS TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY (PTY) LTD 
    11. TAG TEC TRAINING 
    12. TALENT SCULPTURE ACADEMY 



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