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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply general management principles 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113838  Apply general management principles 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  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 does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a business environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Display the understanding of an organisation
  • Apply policy and procedures to meet Vision, Mission and Objectives
  • Apply and interpret strategy to make suggestions and recommendations
  • Lead multiple teams
  • Apply decisions at the general management level in the transport industry Interact with customers peers and supervisors
  • Apply and reflect on change, transformation and gather feedback information 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence against language / communication at NQF level 3 or the equivalent. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Whenever incidents occur in all environments under all conditions of operational pressure.
  • Operate within well-defined though unfamiliar and some open-ended problem situations.
  • Limited supervision; takes some initiative.
  • Whenever incidents occur in all environments under all conditions of operational pressure.
  • Operate within well defined though unfamiliar and some open ended problem situations.
  • Limited supervision, takes some initiative.
  • Within the environment of work.
  • Case studies.
  • Consider similar companies. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Display the understanding of an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Descriptions and identification of the importance of people in an organisations 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Description and observation of the importance of processes for the transport businesses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Identification and discussion of the importance of resources for the organisations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Supervisor`s understanding of an organisation and enterprise and resources in the transport industry. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply policy and procedures to meet vision, mission and objectives. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. A critical view of vision, mission and objectives is explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Strategic planning is interpreted into tactical plans 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Supporting objectives are formulated 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply and interpret strategy to make suggestions and recommendations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Interpret and explain corporate strategy 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Practices and processes are identified in achieving corporate objectives 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The link between the strategy and the corporate objectives is identified and described 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Corporate objectives are applied to the tasks and the decisions 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Apply decisions at the general managerial level in the transport industry. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Decision making procedures and organisational structures in the transport industry are identified and explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Development of communication and presentation skills are linked to decisions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Decisions and the importance of decisions in the middle level are explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Basic analytical skills are applied in the evaluation process of decisions 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Steps to improve the practical decision making process are actioned 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. The decision making process in the transport Industry is traced 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. The influence different decisions have is identified and have a set of consequences and activities are explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    8. Decision making techniques are used to improve the decisions in the organisation 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Lead multiple teams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Political behaviour in organisations is explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The presence of a vision for the department is communicated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Methods and techniques for taking calculated risks is communicated to teams 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Various styles of leadership are identified, explained and demonstrated 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Various situations that demand different leadership styles are explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Variables are identified that determine human behavior in organisations 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Work with people, peers and supervisors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Understand relevant roles and responsibilities are explained 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Cultural diversity is explained and promoted 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Performance is motivated and managed 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Teams are managed through the phases of team development 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7 
    Apply and reflect on change, transformation and gather feedback information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Targets relating to transformation are identified and explained in detail 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Data is gathered in a systematic way in order to develop progress reports 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. To evaluate the data is evaluated and analysed to make sense of the information for consideration 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Feedback procedures are developed to disseminate and interpret the information 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor 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
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    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 towards the vision mission and objectives of the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
  • Work effectively with others as a member of a team and organisation to conduct, communicate and respond to decisions. 

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

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

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

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
  • In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively. 

  • 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
    Elective  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    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.
     
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