Senior Management & Leadership Development

Generic Management NQF Level 5

Brief Description:

This skills programme is a tailored version of the Generic Management NQF Level 5 qualification, which focuses on the key aspects of team/department management. It is aimed at equipping managers with the necessary skills required to manage a team or a department. An underlying objective of this programme is to enable the learner to transition from simply being a manager, to being a leader.

Entry Level Requirements:

Communication, Mathematical Literacy and Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4 and/or Grade 12.

Target Market:

This qualification is intended for senior managers of small organisations or senior managers of business units in medium and large organisations.

Duration:

The programme consists of 10 days of training, either online or classroom based. A total of 360 notional hours must be accounted for to be declared competent for this skills programme.

Cost from R10 500 per learner

(Terms & Conditions Apply)

Programme Content:

Unit Std Unit Standard Title Credits
252034 Monitor and evaluate team members against performance standards 8
252020 Create and manage an environment that promotes innovation 6
252037 Build teams to achieve goals and objectives 6
252032 Develop, implement, and evaluate an operational plan 8
252021 Formulate recommendations for a change process 8

The competent learner will be capable of:

  • Formulating performance standards for team members in a unit.
  • Establishing systems for monitoring performance of team members.
  • Preparing for a performance review of a team member.
  • Conducting performance review interview.
  • Explaining the concept of leadership.
  • Differentiating between leadership and management.
  • Analysing and comparing leadership theories.
  • Applying the different roles and qualities of leadership in a work context.
  • Analysing own unit in terms of opportunities for innovation.
  • Demonstrating understanding of the techniques that promote creativity.
  • Developing a plan for creating an environment conducive to innovation.
  • Leading a team through a creative thinking process.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of, and insight into, the theory of teams and the importance of teams in workplace activities.
  • Applying the theory of teams to team dynamics.
  • Explaining the process of building teams.
  • Analysing the role of team leader in promoting team effectiveness.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a team and propose ways to improve team effectiveness.
  • Developing an operational plan for a unit.
  • Implementing an operational plan.
  • Monitoring, measuring, and evaluating the achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of and insight into the need for change within the context of environment change.
  • Analysing an area requiring a change process.
  • Selecting a model for implementing a change management process.
  • Formulating recommendations on implementing the change process.
  • Applying critical and analytical skills to analyse an issue or problem.
  • Engage with stakeholders in analysing the issue/problem and developing solutions.
  • Selecting feasible solutions through a systems approach.
  • Formulating and communicating the decision.
  • Selecting a work-based project for a unit.
  • Scoping a work-based project for a unit.
  • Developing a project plan.
  • Developing tools to measure key performance parameters.
  • Implementing the plan and evaluate project progress.
  • Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation.
  • Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation.
  • Implement strategies to promote a learning culture.
  • Describing the main sources of conflict.
  • Describing appropriate techniques to manage conflict.
  • Implementing a strategy to resolve conflict.

Developing the attributes of a good conflict manager.

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