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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Write and present a simple business plan 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10008  Write and present a simple business plan 
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
ABET Level 4  Regular-Fundamental  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
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 
A candidate credited with this general competence will be able to: Describe and analyse the different components of a typical business plan and design a business plan relevant to a selected business idea. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Numeracy and Literacy skills (ABET level 2 )Unit standard SMME 2. 

Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
Explain and discuss the purpose of a business plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. A business plan is described. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The need for, and use of, a business plan is discussed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Access to finance monitoring & development tool
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
Outline and analyse the components of a business plan. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. The different components of a business plan are listed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Title Page ; Executive Summary ; Introduction ; Marketing Plan ; SWOT Analysis ; Financial Plan ; Staff Structure; Technical Plan ; Material Purchasing Plan ; Environmental Impact
Assessment ; Conclusion and Appendices
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The different components of a business plan are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors to consider: market size; quality; cost per job; potential profits; empowerment; number of jobs created.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The functions of the different components of the business plan are analysed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Factors to consider: market size; quality; cost per job; potential profits; empowerment; number of jobs created.
 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
Design and present a business plan relevant to the selected business idea. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
1. Information relating to the individual selected business idea is gathered and analysed. 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
2. The development of the business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assess component by component, as well as draft to draft, i.e. assess each draft.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
3. The written business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Assess against the generic business plan.
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
4. Various presentation skills are explained. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Body language; ability to answer questions; ability to convey ideas, tone, tempo
 

ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
5. The oral presentation of the business plan is assessed. 
ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
Body language; ability to answer questions; ability to convey ideas, tone, tempo
 


UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
1. Literacy and Numeracy
2. Negotiation Skills
3. Labour Laws.
4. Human rights and the constitution
5. Health and Safety regulations
6. Awareness of contractual obligations
7. Technical knowledge applicable to business 

UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
1. Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;
2. Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;
3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;
4. Exploring education and career opportunities; and
5. Developing entrepreneurial opportunities. 


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. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and health of others. 

UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. 

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

QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
  ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
Elective  24153   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2008-09-13  Was ETDP SETA until Last Date for Achievement 
Elective  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  UMALUSI 
Elective  50584   General Education and Training Certificate: Clothing Manufacturing Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  FPMSETA 
Elective  49552   General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
Elective  58267   General Education and Training Certificate: Mining and Minerals Processes  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
Elective  23193   GETC in Ancillary Health Care  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-02-13  Was HW SETA until Last Date for Achievement 


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