|Unit Standard ID:||252025|
|Unit Standard Title:||Monitor, assess and manage risk|
|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.) Demonstrating an understanding of business processes and potential risks to a unit.
2.) Identifying potential risks and assessing the impact thereof in a unit.
3.) Developing contingency plans for managing risk.
4.) Testing and revising contingency plans.
|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.) The learner is able to identify and solve problems when determining potential risks and ensuring that relevant and effective plans are developed. |
2.) The learner is able to work effectively with others, ensuring all parties understand their own and other`s responsibility in relation to the implementation of measures to address risks facing a unit.
3.) The learner is able to organise and manage his/her own activities to allow sufficient time for planning and implementing measures to address risks.
4.) The learner is able to collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information when analysing potential risks in the entity.
5.) The learner is able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing when recording and communicating information and recommendations relating to managing risk in a unit.
6.) The learner is able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing when recording and communicating information and recommendations relating to managing risk in a unit.
7.) The learner is able to use science and technology effectively when distributing and storing continuity plans, and ensuring that complete and accurate information is stored on computer systems.
8.) The learner is able to understand the relationships between different risk factors and their impact on the achievement of a unit's objectives.