|Unit Standard ID:||252026|
|Unit Standard Title:||Apply a systems approach to decision making|
|Module:||Operations, Projects & Risk Management|
|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.) Applying critical and analytical skills to analyse an issue or problem.
2.) Engage with stakeholders in analysing the issue/problem and developing solutions.
3.) Selecting feasible solutions through a systems approach.
4.) Formulating and communicating the decision.
|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 using critical and creative thinking processes in order resolve issues, problems and challenges in a unit. |
2.) Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to ensure participation by team members in developing solutions to an issue/problem in a unit.
3.) Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities responsibly in order to proactively address issues, problems and challenges in a unit.
4.) Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to have all relevant information available for addressing issues, problems and challenges in the unit.
5.) Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written communication in involving team members in critical and analytical thinking processes.
6.) Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others when developing solutions to issues/problems.
7.) Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that problem solving contexts and challenges do not exist in isolation and that a variety of factors need to be taken into account in a systems approach to decision making.
8.) Participate as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities in applying critical thinking practices within the unit and being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of contexts in applying critical thinking practices within a unit.