Management

Management

Management

1. SCOPE

The competent learner will be conversant with the basic principles and practices of general management.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of how management theories have developed
    • Explain the process of management and the environment in which it functions
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the four main tasks of management and how they interrelate
    • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the business environment
    • Define and explain the principles of planning
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of organizing
    • Explain the decision-making process
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and theories of leadership.
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the concept of motivation.
    • Demonstrate the relevance of communication theory in management
    • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the concept of control in management.
    • Discuss how change and conflict in organisations may be managed

The competent learner will be able to apply management principles in a broad range of management disciplines and demonstrate an understanding of ethical codes and social responsibility

The qualifying learner is capable of:

    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, aspects of the marketing process and the integrated marketing strategy in an organisation:
    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, aspects of the operations management function in an organisation:
    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, aspects of the purchasing function and activities in an organisation:
    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, aspects of the financial function and management in an organisation:
    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, the following aspects of the provision, development and maintenance of human resources in an organisation:
    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, aspects of the public relations function in an organisation:
    • Be aware of aspects of the information function in an organisation
    • Explain, using practical, work-related examples, aspects of the social responsibility and business ethics in an organisation.

The competent learner will demonstrate an in-depth understanding of management as an integrated, interactive discipline making effective use of organisational resources according to best practice.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

    • Effectively and efficiently use all available resources in order to maximise the organisation`s survivability, growth (future expansion), profitability.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the key role played by the chief executive officer in an organisation
    • Apply organisation development (OD) principles with a view to the long-term transformation of the organisation to improve its effectiveness and adaptability.
    • Establish the extent to which the organisation has met its goals and the identification of areas which have the potential for improvement.
    • Demonstrate an understanding that the basis of all management decision-making is the access to and the use of operational and strategic information.
    • Identify and discuss issues of significance which affect the majority of organisations in Southern Africa in the present and foreseeable future.

2. PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS / LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE

Depending on the curriculum selected, students should be aware that adequate language and numeracy skills are necessary for coping with the demands of the curriculum.

Apart from the formal requirements, learners who register for entry into this qualification at level 5 should

    • Have the information-gathering, analysis and presentation skills required at exit level 4 on the NQF
    • Be able to comprehend what they have learned and to communicate it reliably, accurately, and comprehensively in the required medium of instruction
    • Be able to begin to take responsibility for their own learning and its progress within a well-structured and managed learning environment
    • Be able to evaluate their own performance 

3. DURATION

 6 Days

4. UNIT STANDARDS REFERENCE

This is a non unit standard based skills programme

5. COST

Please refer to office for formal quotation.

 

 

 

 

 

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