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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Explain the contribution made by own area of responsibility to the overall organisational strategy 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242813  Explain the contribution made by own area of responsibility to the overall organisational strategy 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Generic Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Generic Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
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 replaces: 
US ID Unit Standard Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Credits Replacement Status
13942  Demonstrate a basic understanding of the role of a business strategy in managing a small business or a business unit  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard specifies the knowledge and skills required to evaluate the contribution of own area of responsibility to the overall strategy of the organisation. This Unit Standard is intended for junior managers of organisations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Understanding the overall strategy of an organisation.
  • Understanding how the activities of own area of responsibility align with the overall strategy of the organisation.
  • Communicating to the members of own team how its area of responsibility aligns to the overall organisational strategy. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • 'Area of responsibility' includes, but is not limited to, cost centre, section, department or team.
  • 'Junior managers' include, but are not limited to, team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.
  • 'Standard Operating Procedures' (SOPs) may comprise formal written documents or accepted practices in the organisation.
  • 'Organisation' includes but is not limited to, workplace, work context, work unit, company, department or section. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the overall strategy of an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The term 'overall strategy' is defined in terms of recognised theory and practice. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Overall strategy includes, but is not limited to, mission, vision, overall direction, business strategy, long-term strategy or key success factors.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The advantages and disadvantages of having/not having an overall strategy are explained and discussed, with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The overall strategy of an organisation is identified, through discussion with management, or by referencing relevant documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The elements of the overall strategy that are relevant to own area of responsibility are identified, with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of how the activities of own are of responsibility align with the overall strategy of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The objectives and activities of own area of responsibility are identified and explained according to Standard Operating Procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Objectives and activities are explained in relationship to the overall strategy of the organisation in relation to the concept of management. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Objectives include, but are not limited to, the following: goals, performance outcomes, outputs, KPOs and KPAs.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Communicate to the members of the team how its area of responsibility aligns to the overall strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of the team is identified in terms of overall strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The role is explained to team members through written and/or verbal communication. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Feedback mechanisms are utilised according to Standard Operating Procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • This Unit Standard will be assessed by an assessor and moderated by a moderator registered with the relevant accredited ETQA.
  • Assessors should be in possession of a relevant qualification that is at least one level higher than the level of this qualification.
  • Training providers must be accredited by a relevant ETQA.
  • Assessment should include both formative and summative assessment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Learners are able to make decisions in identifying the activities and objectives in their area of responsibility. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Learners are able to make decisions in identifying the activities and objectives in their area of responsibility. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate the role of their area of responsibility within the context of the organisation's overall strategy to their team members. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems when explaining the term 'overall strategy'. 

    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 
    This unit standard replaces unit standard 13942 , " Demonstrate a basic understanding of the role of a business strategy in managing a small business or a business unit ", Level 4, 5 credits. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  71949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Automotive Components: Manufacturing and Assembly  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  78883   Further Education and Training Certificate: Autotronics  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  58063   Further Education and Training Certificate: Labour Recruitment Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  79687   Further Education and Training Certificate: Metal and Engineering Manufacturing Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MERSETA 
    Elective  64209   Further Education and Training Certificate: Metals Production  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  93995   Further Education and Training Certificate: Payroll Administration Services  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  65529   Further Education and Training Certificate: Transport Operations  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58394   National Certificate: Film and Television Production  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


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