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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Develop a working knowledge of a module within an Enterprise Resource Planning system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119085  Develop a working knowledge of a module within an Enterprise Resource Planning system 
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
Undefined  Regular-Fundamental  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  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 
A person credited with this unit standard is able to describe the various modules of the Enterprise Resource Planning solution system as well as its architecture. Learners are also able to describe how these solutions are applied in business and customise these to suit a related business

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the various modules in an Enterprise Resource Planning solution
  • Explaining the underlying Enterprise Resource Planning system architecture
  • Identifying the various business processes that apply to a particular Enterprise Resource Planning module and related transactions
  • Contributing to the customisation of an Enterprise Resource Planning module to meet the requirements of a related business process 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this unit standard will have demonstrated competence in
  • Communications at NQF level 4
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4
  • End User Computing (EUC) level 4 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Business review activities include but are not limited to: Strengths and weaknesses of competing products; application case studies.
  • System design technology includes but is not limited to: Programming languages, Database architecture, Interface protocol, Internet/Portal functionality. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the various modules in an Enterprise Resource Planning solution. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The enterprise planning system is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An overview of the Enterprise Resource Planning system is developed in diagrammatical format. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The Enterprise Resource Planning system is reviewed and its business applications are developed in report format. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Explain the underlying Enterprise Resource Planning system architecture. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The technology on which the Enterprise Resource Planning system is designed is explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The technological evolution of the system is described in report format. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The report must include a historic understanding of the Enterprise Resource Planning system as well as an understanding of the future direction of its development.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Assistance in the technical setup or installation of an Enterprise Resource Planning system is provided, as stipulated by a senior consultant or supervisor. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Identify the various business processes that apply to a particular Enterprise Resource Planning module and related transactions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Business processes within a client environment are identified in terms of their relation to a particular Enterprise Resource Planning module. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A map is made to demonstrate the correspondences between generic business processes and Enterprise Resource Planning modules. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Contribute to the customisation of an Enterprise Resource Planning module to meet the requirements of a related business process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Information related to business requirements is gathered from reliable sources, with regard to an Enterprise Resource Planning system enhancement or implementation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Technical information is provided during a workshop on the customisation (or, design) of an Enterprise Resource Planning module to meet business requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Documentation detailing an Enterprise Resource Planning module configuration is provided, subject to agreement and verification by the client. 


    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 or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding 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 an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA according to the policies and guidelines foe assessment and moderation of that ETQA, at its discretion, in terms of agreements reached about assessment and moderation between various ETQA (including professional bodies.). 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Knowledge of the integration of Enterprise Resource Planning solutions and the business processes they support
  • An understanding of the integrated nature of business processes
  • An understanding of the concepts of businesses as going concerns and the profit motive
  • Knowledge of the concepts of business systems and their interdependencie 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems which occur in the examination of the Enterprise Resource Planning system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the gathering of data on the Enterprise Resource Planning system. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one's activities when identifying various business processes for a particular Enterprise Resource Planning module. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information participating in contributing to the customisation of an system to a particular business process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology when evaluating and contributing to the customisation of a system for a specific business process. 

    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  49419   National Diploma: Business Consulting Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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