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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Describe the relationship of junior management to other roles 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
242818  Describe the relationship of junior management to other roles 
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
13944  Describe the relationship of junior management to the general management function  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Complete 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard specifies the knowledge and skills required to understand the relationship between junior management and other management roles in the organisation. This Unit Standard is intended for junior managers of organisations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the relationship between the type, ownership and size of an organisation and its management structure.
  • Explaining the relationship between various management roles. 

  • 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 
  • 'Management roles' include, but are not limited to, human resources, finance, marketing, sales, production, operations, distribution and logistics.
  • 'Technical skills' relate to making a product or providing a service.
  • '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 
    Explain the relationship between the type, ownership, size of an organisation and its management structure. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Explain the different types of management structure in an organisation. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    The range shall include, but not limited to, functional, matrix, divisional and hierarchical. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different types of management structures are investigated and illustrated in organograms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The advantages and disadvantages of the different types of management structures are explained according to type, size and type of entity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The management structure in own organisation is identified and analysed in relation to the different types of management structures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the relationship between various management roles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Management roles are explained with examples from own workplace. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relationship between the various management roles is explained with reference to own organisational context. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The relationship between the various roles includes, but is not limited to, human resources, finance, marketing, public relations, funding and production.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The role of the junior manager in managing own area of responsibility is explained within the organisational context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The interaction between a junior manager's own area of responsibility and other functions is explained according to the organisational context. 


    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 unit standard.
  • 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 COLLECTING 
    Learners are able to collect, organise and evaluate information when identifying the tasks of management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Learners are able to communicate effectively and responsibly when explaining management activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Learners are able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems recognising how own position fits into the management of an organisation. 

    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 13944, " Describe the relationship of junior management to the general management function " 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  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  57713   Further Education and Training Certificate: Specialist Security Practices  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SAS SETA 


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