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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Align Manager's personal objectives and skills to those of the business 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116356  Align Manager's personal objectives and skills to those of the business 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development 
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  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  10 
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 
The person credited with this Unit Standard is able to evaluate operations that contribute to the business performance and identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of the business. The person is also able to identify and use the services of appropriate professionals.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Evaluating contributions to business performance.
  • Determining opportunities to improve effectiveness.
  • Seeking and utilising professional advice to supplement competencies. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this qualification are competent in:
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Accountancy at NQF level 4
  • Communications at NQF level 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Objectives include requirements of the business, short-term objectives, long term objectives, realistic time frames, milestones and targets, measurable outcomes.
  • Advisors include lawyers, accountants, specialist consultants and business counsellors.
  • Fees include up-front costs, tax allowances, cost benefits. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Evaluate contributions to business performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Managers' personal objectives and business objectives are evaluated and differences are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Roles of all managers are identified and evaluated against business objectives and gaps are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Skills are identified that are needed to achieve current and future objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Manager's strengths, weaknesses, technical expertise and managerial skills are evaluated against business objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Performance improvement opportunities are identified against the requirements of the business objectives. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Determine opportunities to improve effectiveness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Self-improvement options are identified and available options are evaluated against desired outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Implementation of available options are evaluated for practicality, cost, and desired outcome. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Criteria for evaluation of improvement are identified as per outcome objectives. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Seek and utilise professional advice to supplement competence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Business areas where advice are required is identified, and objectives described to aid the identification of where support can be obtained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Professional advice is identified and categorised according to specific requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The brief for the professional advice is specified according to desired outcomes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Records of the advice given are recorded and kept and easily accessible. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Negotiation of professional fees is in line with best business practices. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    Accreditation for this Unit Standard shall be obtained from the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance Body, through summative and formative assessment by a registered assessor.
  • Assessors must be registered as an Assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderators must be registered as assessors with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.
  • Training providers must be accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Agreement with the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation should include both internal and external moderation where applicable. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Business analysis techniques.
  • Personal action plans
  • Organisational action plans.
  • Negotiation skills. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying & solving problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information. 

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Using science and technology effectively. 

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

    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 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  48967   National Certificate: Business Advising Operations  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    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.
     
    NONE 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.