PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD
This Unit Standard will be useful to learners, working in all sectors of the economy, community organisations or Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). It will enable learners to gain insight into the role of leadership within a work context, and thus providing them with the skills and knowledge to add value to their job. This Unit Standard is intended for junior managers of organisations.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Explaining the concept of leadership.
Differentiating between the concepts of leadership and management.
Applying leadership techniques to individuals and teams within the work context.
Evaluating the impact of leadership techniques applied.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
UNIT STANDARD RANGE
‘Area of responsibility’ includes, but is not limited to, cost centre, section, department or team.
‘Junior managers’ include, but are not limited to, team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.
‘Standard Operating Procedures’ (SOPs) may comprise formal written documents or accepted practices in the organisation.
‘Organisation’ includes but is not limited to, workplace, work context, work unit, company, department or section.