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Short Course
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Assets Management for Business Units

Purpose of the course:

Supply assets management skills to Government officials

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
Grade 12
Learning assumed to be in place: 
Learners should be competent in English

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

Study Unit

Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

  After completion of this course, participants will: Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:

NQF LEVEL 5 (12 CREDITS)

MODULE 1 {US 243265}:

MANAGE ASSETS OF A BUSINESS UNIT

At the end of the learning cycle the learners will be able to do :

  • Asset inspection
  • Review status and condition of assets
  • Optimisation of the use of assets
  • Motivation/ recommendations for improvements or disposal of assets
  • Review the status and condition of the assets of the business unit and identity opportunities for improvement, or problems
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
    • Carry out asset inspections following certain procedure
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
    • Explain and motivate opportunities for improvement
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3
    • Describe problems identified in the management of business assets
 
  • Develop and implement action plans to improve the efficiency of, or to correct problems in, the use of the assets of the business unit
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
    • Develop plans based on an evaluation of the status of the assets and the effectiveness of their use.
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
    • Draw capital budget considering all factors
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3
    • Monitor and evaluate Implementation of plans and adjustments if required.
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4
    • Quantify, evaluate and discuss interventions regarding motivation for change.
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5
    • Optimise the use of assests within the framework of the business or business unit strategy
 
  • Manage and monitor the use of motor retail
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
    • Mark, maintain, locate and store assets correctly
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
    • Maintain accurate and up to date asset register for the business unit
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3
    • Apply procedures for maintenance of fixed assets
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4
    • Utilise assets in accordance with the manufactures specifications
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5
    • Follow procedures for disposal of redundant assets
 
  • Analyse and interpret reports and present them to relevant stakeholders
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
    • Review financial statements and apply appropriate financial ratios to check performance and take corrective action
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
    • Interpret the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements in order to present them accurately, clearly and concisely
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3
    • Describe and explain the implications of issues identified during the analysis and interpretation of reports
 
  • Discuss and explain issues related to managing the assets of a motor retail department
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1
    • Discuss the key concepts and principles related to the management of assets and their application in practice.
  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2
    • Illustrate with examples concepts and issues in the business unit.

 

Assessment: 
Written test
Method of assessment: 
Summative: • Examination at the end of the course • Class tests and assignments Formative: • Group projects / or individual assignments • Case studies

Additional information

L52 100 1
Mode of delivery: 
Contact
Target group: 
Short course is suitable for people who are responsible for management of assets in business units such as Government and semi Government Divisions
Contact us
Name: 
Ms Roseline April
Telephone number: 
018 389 2473