|Unit Standard ID:||252020|
|Unit Standard Title:||Create and manage an environment that promotes innovation|
|Module:||Leadership, Change Management & Workplace Relationships|
|Qualification:||National Certificate: Generic Management|
|Programme:||Certificate in General Management & Leadership|
|Purpose:||This Unit Standard is intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them. |
The qualifying learner is capable of:
1.) Analysing own unit in terms of opportunities for innovation.
2.) Demonstrating understanding of the techniques that promote creativity.
3.) Developing a plan for creating an environment conducive to innovation.
4.) Leading a team through a creative thinking process.
|Entry Requirements:||It is assumed that learners are competent in: |
Communication at NQF Level 4.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.
Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4.
|Course Objectives:||1.) Identify and solve problems in order to generate innovative solutions. |
2.) Work effectively with others when generating new ideas.
3.) Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities when participating in creative and innovative processes.
4.) Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information when generating ideas.
5.) Communicate effectively with stakeholders on innovative ideas generated.
6.) Use science and technology to assist with idea generation and to record ideas.
7.) Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems and how innovations in one area could impact on another.
8.) 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:
Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
Developing entrepreneurial opportunities.