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Management Functions

Management Functions

This learning programme is intended for all persons who need to describe and apply the management functions of an organisation. 

Before you can do anything you must have a plan. Businesses set different goals so they develop different kinds of plans. You therefore have to decide on the right kind of plan to achieve your objectives.


This unit standard is intended for managers of small businesses and junior managers of business units in larger organisations. 

It provides the background necessary to understand the management function in an organisation. 
The term business unit in this unit standard implies a small business, cost centre, section or department. 

Junior managers include, but are not limited to 
  • team leaders, 
  • supervisors, 
  • first line managers and 
  • section heads. 

The position is term is used to describe the first level of management in an organisation at which an employee has other employees reporting to him/her 

This learning programme allows entry to certain positions is required job specific training links with other vocations enhances current job skills, specific to the individual learner. 

These will be identified for the individual learner upon entry to the learning programme. There is open access to this unit standard. Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3



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