FETC: Generic Management - SAQA ID: 57712 - Minimum 150 Credits - NQF Level 4

Who should study this course?

This Generic Management NQF Level 4 qualification is intended for:

  • Junior managers of small organisations.
  • Junior managers of business units in medium and large organisations or those aspiring to these positions including team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.

The General Management Further Education and Training Certificate lays the foundation for the development of management qualifications across various sectors and industries.

This qualification lays the foundation for the development of management qualifications across various sectors and industries.

It specifically develops management competencies required by learners in any occupation, particularly those who are currently operating as junior managers. The qualification introduces key terms, rules, concepts, principles and practices of management that will enable learners to be informed managers in any occupation. It has also been developed to enable managers or prospective managers to access higher education and provide flexible access to life-long learning.

By the end of the qualification, you will be competent in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values including:

  • Gathering and analysing information.
  • Analysing events that impact on a business and its competitive environment.
  • Complying with organisational standards.
  • Motivating an individual or team.
  • Negotiating in a work situation.
  • Understanding the role of business strategy as it applies to junior management.
  • Managing the budget within a specific area of responsibility.
  • Applying management principles and practices within a specific area of responsibility.
  • Managing work unit performance to achieve goals.
  • Behaving ethically and promoting ethical behaviour in a work situation.

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What is generic management course?

The FETC Generic Management course forms part of a learning pathway of management qualifications across various sectors and industries. It is specifically designed to develop management competencies required by learners in any occupation

What are generic management skills?

The scope of generic management covers five domains: leadership, managing the environment, managing relations, managing knowledge and the practice of management.

What is a generic course?

Generic Courses are the ones that meet the requirements of most organizations around the world in terms of skill set. The right course picked from the right college can ensure that your career scales towards your aspirations.

Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management

  • Describe the relationship of junior management to other management roles
  • Identify responsibilities of a team leader in ensuring that organsiational standards are met
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the Primary labour legislation that impacts on a business unit
  • Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes (2nd language)
  • Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication (2nd language)
  • Interpret and use information from texts (2nd language)
  • Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts (2nd language)
  • Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts
  • Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
  • Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts
  • Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment
  • Manage Expenditure against a budget
  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues
  • Solve problems, make decisions and implement solutions
  • Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
  • Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space in different contexts
  • Apply leadership concepts in a work context
  • Motivate and Build a Team
  • Conduct a structured meeting
  • Apply the organisation’s code of conduct in a work environment
  • Monitor the level of service to a range of customers
  • Prioritise time and work for self and team
  • Employ a systematic approach to achieving objectives
  • Explain the contribution made by own area of responsibility to the overall organisational strategy
  • Manage individual and team performance

The five management skills

  • Communication. One of the most important skills for project managers is great communication.
  • Time Management. The ability to manage time and prioritize tasks is an essential characteristic of efficient project managers.
  • Organizational Awareness.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Leadership.