Higher Certificate in Business Management

Develop skills, knowledge and values in the areas of team management, strategic management, project management, marketing, finance and people management.

1 year
NQF Level 5
120 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support 
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support

About

The Higher Certificate in Business Management is a one year programme that develops skills, knowledge and values in the areas of team management, strategic management, project management, marketing, finance and people management.

The programme is aimed at preparing students for a career in business and management. It focuses on the functional areas of management and ensures students apply theory to practice.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Apply basic mathematics in a business context;
  • Apply management principles in a work-based context;
  • Communicate effectively through varied media (e.g. written, verbal, visual);
  • Demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer software applications in business and industry;
  • Display competence in interpreting and analysing financial statements;
  • Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of marketing; and
  • Understand the legal system as it relates to business systems.

Programme structure

Duration: 1 year

Modules

  • Business Management 1A
  • End User Computing
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Project Management
  • Business Communication
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Fundamentals of Marketing

Assessments

  • Knowledge Checks
  • Short essay questions
  • Project

Admission requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English.

Application

Want more info? Download application and other documents:

Are you ready to take the next step?

Improve and develop your knowledge and competencies.

View all programmes

MANCOSA serves as an innovation hub for executive education, undergraduate and postgraduate management programmes to meet the requirements of professionals in both the private and public sectors.

View
Chat with us, we are online1
;