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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Manage the business components of a sport organisation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
252176  Manage the business components of a sport organisation 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
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  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

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 
The qualifying learner achieving this unit standard in combination with context expertise standard(s) will be able to manage a sport organisation or fitness facility. Achieving this unit standard will enable the qualifying learner to work in a position of management, and take responsibility for the day to day operations, financial management, administration, risk management and staff.

On achievement of this unit standard the learner will understand and be able to:
  • Define management principles and processes.
  • Develop and present a business plan.
  • Identify the applicable legislation and regulations necessary for best practices in managing the finances of a sports organisation.
  • Apply the principles of risk management in the sports environment.

    On completion of this unit standard the learner should be ready to develop learning in further processes related to the day to day operations, financial management, administration, risk management and staff. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Numeracy NQF Level 4 and literacy NQF Level 4.
  • It is also assumed that the learner will have PC competence at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are either explicitly reflected or implied in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria of this unit standard. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Define management principles and processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of management is defined within the context of sports organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The role of the manager is identified and described in terms of good organisational practice. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    General principles of management are explained with respect to corporate governance. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Planning, organising, directing and evaluation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The principles of time management are implemented within the context of effective business management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Management styles are defined and explained in the context of situational management. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Develop and present a business plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The strategic issues regarding a vision, mission, goals and objectives are defined, documented and presented to relevant parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The marketing strategy is defined, documented and presented to the relevant parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An applicable sales plan is defined, documented and presented to the relevant parties. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    An operational plan is defined, documented and presented to the relevant parties. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Logistics, staff and volunteers, funding, equipment, facilities.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    A financial plan is defined, documented and presented to the relevant parties. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Budget, cash flow projection, sources of funding, capital expenditure, government or lottery grants.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The business plan is linked with the overall strategic plan of the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify the applicable legislation and regulations necessary for best practices in managing the finances of a sports organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of efficiency, effectiveness and economy as described in applicable legislation are identified and applied to ensure fit for purpose financial management. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    PFMA, local government and other financial acts.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of Performance Management are identified and included in the business plan of the organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of General Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and General Required Accounting Practices (GRAP) are identified and applied in the sport and fitness environment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply the principles of risk management in a sport organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Risk management is defined and applied in line with normative management principles and corporate governance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of insurance and underwriting are explained in an appropriate context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The principles of asset management are defined and a system implemented to track and manage assets. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this unit standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU 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, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The knowledge, skill and understanding which should be embedded in the process to enable the learner to become competent in all of the Specific Outcomes, based on the appropriate Assessment Criteria, for this unit standard, includes:
  • Goal setting.
  • Principles of effective management.
  • HR management, communication.
  • Risk management, asset management.
  • Principles of administration, record keeping.
  • Financial systems and finance management.
  • Staff development.
  • Principles of normative management.
  • Time management.
  • Management styles.
  • Operating systems.
  • Operations and operations systems.
  • Workplace skills plans. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Problem solving is called for when an operational plan is defined, documented and presented to the relevant parties. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Self organisation is exhibited when the principles of time management are implemented within the context of effective business management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Information evaluation is implemented when sources of funding are investigated and proposals prepared for presentation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Additionally, communication is established as an area of development in its own right. Also, aspects of personal development feature throughout the achievement of this unit standard. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Core  60309   National Certificate: Sport Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    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 Quality Assuring Bodies 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 Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    NONE 



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