Developing, implementing and monitoring strategic plans, programmes, policies, processes, systems and procedures to achieve goals, objectives and work standards;
Developing, directing, administering and participating in policy research and analysis;
Analysing and interpreting results of studies, and preparing reports detailing findings, recommendations or conclusions;
Designing, evaluating and modifying policies to ensure that programmes are effective and in compliance with legal requirements;
Performing related tasks; and
Managing, planning, scheduling and monitoring the tasks of other workers.
What are the skills required?
Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.
Planning (also called forethought) is the process of thinking about and organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal.
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Project management is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria.
The ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
Production planning is the planning of production and manufacturing modules in a company or industry.
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems.
Experience performing creative and systematic work to understand a product, market, or customer, either before building a new solution, or to troubleshoot an existing issue
In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.
Experience constructing a document that brings together the perspectives of many business teams including finance, human resources, intellectual property management, and marketing to create a credible understanding of the future of the company for someone who is unfamiliar with the business.
Experience identifying business needs and and determining solutions to business problems.
Capacity management primary goal is to ensure that IT resources are right-sized to meet current and future business requirements in a cost-effective manner.
Experience handling, controlling and guiding a conflictual situation to achieve a resolution.
Corporate Communication is a set of activities involved in managing and orchestrating all internal and external communications aimed at creating favourable point of view among stakeholders on which the company depends.
Demand management is a planning methodology used to forecast, plan for and manage the demand for products and services.
The process of determining the optimal quantity and timing of inventory for the purpose of aligning it with sales and production capacity.
A market analysis studies the attractiveness and the dynamics of a special market within a special industry.
Marketing communications (MC, marcom, marcomm) uses different marketing channels and tools in combination: Marketing communication channels focuses on any way a business communicates a message to its desired market, or the market in general.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.
Management and administration
Management and administration is the study of planning, directing and operating the functions and activities of organisations and instituions. Programmes in management covering administration, economics, finance etc. are included in this field if emphasis is given to management and administration.