Purpose: This responsibilities of a team meta description succinctly outlines the primary responsibilities of the team and emphasizes how understanding these responsibilities is crucial for the team to achieve its goals.


Unit 1: Explain the role of a team leader in an organisation. 

  • The role of a team leader in an organisation is explained with reference to their job description.
  • The responsibilities of a team leader are explained within the context of a work environment. 
  • The concepts of authority, responsibility and accountability are explained with reference to the team leader’s own position in an organisation.
  • The organising of workers in teams is explained in terms of recognised theory and practice.

Unit 2: Explain the purpose of the team.

  • The concept of a team is explained according to accepted theory and practice.
  • The purpose of the team is explained to the team members according to organisational requirements. 
  • The role and expected outputs of each member of the team are identified in relation to the purpose.

Unit 3: Contract with the team members to obtain commitment to achieve organisational standards. 

  • Tasks, performance plans, targets and standards are discussed and agreed according to organisational requirements. 
  • Time allocations for achieving individual and team objectives are agreed through a process of consultation. 

Unit 4: Implement, monitor and evaluate performance against team objectives and organisational standards. 

  • Agreed plans are implemented according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Potential difficulties in achieving the plan are anticipated through reflection and feedback. 
  • Team outputs are monitored against agreed targets and time allocations. 
  • Variances to required outputs are identified and corrective action is taken where necessary.


Duration: 5 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online


Identify responsibilities of a team leader in ensuring that organisational standards are met

SAQA ID: 242821

NQF Level: 4

Credits: 6

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