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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Apply principles of knowledge management to organisational transformation 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115405  Apply principles of knowledge management to organisational transformation 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Human Resource Management and Practices 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Human Resources 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Reregistered" 
2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is for those learners who manage knowledge and who are involved in Organisational transformation and Change Management.

In particular, on completion of this Unit Standard, the learner will be able to:
  • Analyse the essential elements of the Knowledge Economy.
  • Identify the essential features of the Human Capital in an organisation.
  • Provide an analysis of the Structural Capital in an organisation.
  • Indicate how an organisation uses its Customer Capital.
  • Establish the relationship between Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management.
  • Demonstrate the potential relationship between Knowledge Management and Organisational Transformation. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • The learner is required to apply the principles enunciated within OT & CM in one organisation only.
  • The emphasis is on the construction and management of appropriate and effective Employment Equity programmes within the company.
  • The underlying principles of Knowledge Management must be applied to effecting Organizational Transformation. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse the essential elements of the Knowledge Economy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An outline is provided of what constitutes the Knowledge Economy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An analysis is given of what makes up a Knowledge Company. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The characteristics of a Knowledge Worker are documented and explained with examples that relate to the work done by the worker in an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify the essential features of the Human Capital in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristics of Human Capital are outlined in terms of what they mean for organisations in general. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The characteristics of Human Capital are outlined in terms of what they mean for organisations that are about to undergo organisational transformation and management change. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Provide an analysis of the Structural Capital in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The features of Structural Capital in an organisation are outlined using a flow diagram. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An analysis is presented of the Structural Capital in a specific organisation by comparing it with the traditionally adopted model for such an organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Indicate how an organisation uses its Customer Capital. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The term Customer Capital is defined using examples from an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An analysis is presented of the Customer Capital in an organisation and the role it plays in the running of the organisation. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Establish the relationship between Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An outline is provided of the features of Knowledge Management in an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relationship between the Intellectual Capital of an organisation and its Knowledge Management processes is clearly outlined with practical examples in written form. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Demonstrate the relationship between Knowledge Management and Organisational Transformation. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Demonstrate the potential relationship between Knowledge Management and Organisational Transformation 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The way in which a Company's Knowledge Management strategy can impact on Organisational Transformation is explained in a written report with examples of negative and positive impact. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relationship between the Knowledge Management strategy and the Employment Equity strategy of a Company is outlined using the terms of the Labour Equity Act as the basis. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or by an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or with an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA .
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.

    Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Principles of Intellectual Capital.
  • Principles of Knowledge Management.
  • The Labour Equity Act. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made when trying to find ways to overcome the problems that people in the organisation pose to organisational transformation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities when collecting the necessary data to write the various reports and presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and critically evaluate information so as to write the various reports and presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation when writing reports, discussing the issues with employees in an organisation and when doing presentations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically when using technology to prepare documents and store and retrieve information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when seeing what factors hinder and which promote transformation and change and how the negatives need to be managed to ensure successful transformation. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Core  49076   National Diploma: Organisational Transformation and Change Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Fundamental  50205   National Certificate: Municipal Integrated Development Planning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  48874   National Certificate: Business Consulting Practice (Enterprise Resource Planning)  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  49419   National Diploma: Business Consulting Practice  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  SERVICES 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Abacwaningi Business Solutions 
    2. Acorser Corporate and Business Consulting Cc 
    3. All Sorts 108 Skills Development PTY (Ltd) 
    4. Amabamba Recruitment 
    5. Amandla Obunye Training Academy 
    6. Arishi ISD (PTY) Ltd 
    7. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprises 
    8. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    9. Bohlokoa Business Consultancy 
    10. Bono Skills Development (PTY) Ltd 
    11. Brilliant Affairs 
    12. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    13. Cale Developments 
    14. Centre for Africa Capacity Building and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    15. Chartered Institute of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    16. Citiview Trading and Projects 
    17. College of Cape Town TVET 
    18. Commerce Edge South Africa (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Dee's Training ( PTY) Ltd 
    20. Destiny Management Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    21. DotCentre Business Consulting 
    22. Dzindalo Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    23. E-Login Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Edutel Public Service Company 
    25. Edutraining Business College 
    26. Equity Training and Consulting 
    27. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    28. Fachs Business Consulting and Training 
    29. Faranang Marketing 
    30. Fort Hare Trading Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    31. Free State Training and Development Institute 
    32. Furniture World Training Centre 
    33. Genvio (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Giamanje TVET College 
    35. Gleyding Management Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    36. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    37. Global Steel Merchants (Pty) Ltd 
    38. Growth Management Consulting 
    39. Hamonate Consulting 
    40. Harvestine Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Harvitex cc 
    42. HDPSA 
    43. Higherway Institute of Learning (Pty) Ltd 
    44. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    45. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    46. Immaculate Training and Consulting 
    47. Institute of Busines Management of Southern Africa 
    48. Integrated Corporate Skills Solution 
    49. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    50. Jobafrik Consulting 
    51. Josmap Training Institute 
    52. Kgaka Kgolo Institute 
    53. Khongoloti Training Academy 
    54. Khuphula Training Solutions and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    55. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    56. Le - Mark Training and Development Pty (Ltd) 
    57. Lead Afrika Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Leronsa Trading Enterprise 
    59. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    60. Lusa Social Enterprenueship Institute (PTY)LTD 
    61. Madingoane and Family Construction 
    62. Mafamawethu Consultants 
    63. Majuba Technical Vocational Education and Training 
    64. Mamuhle Academy 
    65. MANCOSA Pty (Ltd) 
    66. Matash Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Matontech Trading Enterprise 
    68. Matsila Holdings 
    69. Maximum Development Institute 
    70. Mgwezane Training and Management cc 
    71. MMPS Holdings 
    72. Mokoai Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    73. Molly Malete Productions CC 
    74. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    75. Mowils Consultants 
    76. Mpumalanga School of Government - MPSG 
    77. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    78. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    79. Nare Training and Development 
    80. National Skills and Technical 
    81. Ndwamato Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    83. Neopeo Trading & Projects 
    84. Nghunyule Investments 
    85. NokushoM Consultancy and Trading 
    86. Orchards Graduate School (Pty) Ltd 
    87. Pachedu Skills Solutions 
    88. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    89. Petra Institute of Development 
    90. Peuneo (Pty) Ltd 
    91. PFIM Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    92. Phoka Tshela Projects 
    93. Pholo Human Capital (Pty) Ltd 
    94. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    95. Positive Thinking Consultants cc 
    96. Prestige Leaders Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    97. Prodigy Business Services 
    98. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
    99. Prosam Consulting Group (Pty) Ltd 
    100. Prospen Group (Pty) Ltd 
    101. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    102. Ramazwi Security Service and Training Agency (Pty) Ltd 
    103. Ratomac Trading Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Reflections Development Institute 
    105. Regen Institute of Leadership and Management Education 
    106. Regenesys School of Public Management 
    107. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    108. Ritepath HR Solutions 
    109. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute 
    110. Sampatla Procurement Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    111. South Africa School of Diplomacy, Protocol and Public Administration 
    112. Southern African Institute of Learning 
    113. Spears Business and Life Coach Consulting 
    114. Starplex 489 cc 
    115. Step Ahead Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    116. Summat Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    117. Synergy Corporate Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    118. Tachfin Holdings 
    119. Tasc Business Consulting and Training 
    120. Tau and Tau Training Enterprises Pty Ltd 
    121. Tembe Service Providers 
    122. Thandiwenathi (Pty) Ltd 
    123. Thubelihle Graduate Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    124. Thusanang Skills & Training 
    125. Tinotel Communications 
    126. Tippinggate Business Solutions 
    127. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    128. Tonex Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    129. Tovani Traiding 299 
    130. Transafric Consulting Pty Ltd 
    131. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    132. Tsoelopele Leadership Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    133. Ukwakhile Projects (PTY) Ltd 
    134. Umqondo Consultancy 
    135. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    136. University of Fort Hare 
    137. University of Pretoria 
    138. University of Venda 
    139. Vala Nge Bhetshu Human Capital Development (Pty) Ltd 
    140. Victorompie Enterprises CC. 
    141. Vuca Institute of Leadership Development 
    142. Vukauzakhe Traiding Enterprise 
    143. Vumilia Africa Group 
    144. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    145. Weinvest Investments 



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