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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Design and implement a system for the on-going monitoring, reporting and evaluation of a local economic development programme 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
110480  Design and implement a system for the on-going monitoring, reporting and evaluation of a local economic development programme 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Economics 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6 
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 
This Unit Standard is intended for people who are, or who seek to be employed as the manager of a local economic development unit.It provides the learner with an opportunity to ensure optimum delivery of a local economic development programme by applying their knowledge of project, financial and general management concepts.People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Identify current monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes and their data components and analyse their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Gather and consolidate details of the reporting processes and data components provided for in the current project plans.
  • Revise the existing system by improving the integration of the available data to optimise on-going monitoring, reporting and evaluation by the local economic development Unit.
  • Implement the revised system and evaluate its impact on a regular basis. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication, Mathematical Literacy and Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • All data available to the local economic development unit.
  • All data conversion processes in use by local economic development unit staff or key role players of the finance department.
  • All providers and users of information relevant to a programme.
  • At least two local economic development programmes of different sizes and challenges must be used. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify current monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes and their data components. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Identify current monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes and their data components and analyse their strengths and weaknesses. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The current processes used in the local economic development unit for monitoring, reporting and evaluation of reports are identified and explained in terms of a specified local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The data components that feed these processes are identified and collated with reference to the specified local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The strengths and weaknesses of the current processes, data components and reports generated are evaluated with reference to the local economic development programme and presented in the form of a report. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Gather and consolidate details of the reporting processes and data components provided. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Gather and consolidate details of the reporting processes and data components provided for in the current project plans. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Details of data components and reporting processes are gathered for each of the projects that compose the specified local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The information gathered is consolidated with reference to the strategic plan of the specified local economic development programme. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The purposes and what is expected to be achieved by implementing a system for monitoring, reporting and evaluating local economic development programmes are identified, collated and presented in the form of a report. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Revise the existing system by improving the integration of the available data. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Revise the existing system by improving the integration of the available data to optimise on-going monitoring, reporting and evaluation by the local economic development Unit. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The data components provided by the projects are mapped against comparable best practice in local economic development programme management in South Africa and across the world. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes provided in the programmes are mapped against comparable best practice local economic development programme management in South Africa and across the world. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. An analysis is conducted of any differences in data components and information processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. A proposal is tabled and discussed with the key role-players to revise the existing LED Unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Implement the revised system and evaluate its impact on a regular basis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. An implementation plan is negotiated with key role players on agreements of revisions to be made to the existing data sources and information gathering processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. The revised system is implemented and the outputs are evaluated in terms of the extent of achievement of the expected improvements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The impact of the revisions is evaluated in terms of their contribution to the effective and efficient management of the local economic development programme by local economic development unit staff. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.

    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or will assess this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQ, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.

    3. Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.

    4. Anyone wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution that is accredited by the relevant ETQA or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The functions of monitoring, reporting and evaluating local economic development programmes and best practice project management principles.
  • Practical challenges of monitoring, reporting and evaluating local economic development programmes.
  • Raw data sources, formats and use.
  • Data conversion processes.
  • Information types and presentation formats. 

  • 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 by, e.g.

    Identifying current monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes and their data components and analyse their strengths and weaknesses according to the assessment criteria for the following specific outcome:
  • Identify current monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes and their data components and analyse their strengths and weaknesses.

    Mapping the monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes provided for the projects against comparable best practice local economic development programme management in South Africa and across the world according to the following assessment criterion:
  • The monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes provided in the programmes are mapped against comparable best practice local economic development programme management in South Africa and across the world.

    Tabling and discussing a proposal with the key role players to revise the existing local economic development unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives according to the following assessment criterion:
  • A proposal is tabled and discussed with the key role-players to revise the existing LED Unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization and community by, e.g.

    Tabling and discussing a proposal with the key role players to revise the existing local economic development unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives according to the folowing assessment criterion:
  • A proposal is tabled and discussed with the key role-players to revise the existing LED Unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives.

    Negotiating an implementation plan with key role players on agreements of revisions to be made to the existing data sources and information gathering processes according to assessment criterion:
  • An implementation plan is negotiated with key role players on agreements of revisions to be made to the existing data sources and information gathering processes. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information by, e.g.

    Designing and implementing a system for the on-going monitoring, reporting and evaluation of a local economic development according to the assessment criteria for the following specific outcome:
  • Identify current monitoring, reporting and evaluation processes and their data components and analyse their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Gather and consolidate details of the reporting processes and data components provided for in the current project plans.
  • Revise the existing system by improving the integration of the available data to optimise on-going monitoring, reporting and evaluation by the local economic development Unit.
  • Implement the revised system and evaluate its impact on a regular basis. 

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

    Tabling and discussing a proposal with the key role players to revise the existing local economic development unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives according to the following assessment criterion:
  • A proposal is tabled and discussed with the key role-players to revise the existing LED Unit wide processes for monitoring, reporting and evaluation to achieve agreed objectives.

    Negotiating an implementation plan with key role players on agreements of revisions to be made to the existing data sources and information gathering processes according to the following assessment criterion:
  • An implementation plan is negotiated with key role players on agreements of revisions to be made to the existing data sources and information gathering processes. 

  • 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. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  36437   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  23094   Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-09-09  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  23095   Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  49710   National Diploma: Development Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  ETDP SETA 
    Elective  49598   National Diploma: Paralegal Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2020-07-30  SAS SETA 


    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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    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.