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National Diploma: Business Management NQF6

Overview

This programme is just the ticket if you have ambitions of managing a business and its finances. Good business management is vitally important for a company's commercial success. In this programme, you'll learn about business and financial management best practices, office and legal practice, human resource management, computer literacy, global business strategy and research methods in commerce.

You can achieve the ICB Business Management: Foundation Level after completing just 3 subjects (and achieve the National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management). Continue your studies to progress to the Intermediate and Advanced Levels, and their associated nationally recognised qualifications.

* IMPORTANT NOTE: You can exit after completing any of the levels on NQF4, 5, & 6. To achive your diploma, you have to complete all three levels.


Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management


The Foundational Level will give you the skills to manage or start your own business.  It will teach you the principles of designing, launching and running a new business along with any of its risks in order to make a profit.  It will further teach you the principals of the South African Economy and how it will influence your business and steps to take in order to adapt to change.

Subjects

  • Business Management 1
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Business Literacy

Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (NQF L4 - SAQA ID 48736)

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 11 (Std 9) or equivalent.
 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


The Intermediate Level will give you the skills to complete all the functions of a Secretary, General Office Manager, Human Resource Administrator and Labour Relations Administrator.  It will teach you office management techniques, human resource management, labour relations and economics.

Subjects

  • Office and Legal Practice
  • Business Management 2
  • Marketing Management and Public Relations
  • Financial Statements
  • Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

Qualification Upon Exit

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23619)

Admission Requirements

  • National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (NQF L4 - SAQA ID 48736)
 

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


The Advanced will give you the skills to keep records of financial affairs of the business on a Senior level.

Subjects

  • Business Management 3
  • Financial Management and Control
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Research Theory and Practice

Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Diploma: Financial Accounting (NQF L6 - SAQA ID 20366)

Admission Requirements

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23619)
 

Qualifications

Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management


Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (NQF L4 - SAQA ID 48736)

 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


Qualification Upon Exit

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23619)

 

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Diploma: Financial Accounting (NQF L6 - SAQA ID 20366)

Course Outcomes

Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management


Once you completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the documentation
  • Processing and recording of a business's financial transactions 
  • Communicate effectively with the business stakeholders
  • Show that you know what it means to be a general manager
  • Cost and price products and manage working capital
  • Operate a personal computer
 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


Once you completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Manage your diary and work schedule as a manager.
  • Operate efficiently as a general office manager of a business.
  • Apply marketing, law, PR, and economics principles in business.
  • Draw up and interpret financial statements and reports.
  • Work efficiently with the HR and labour relations departments. Apply business growth principles for local and global expansion.
 

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


Once you completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Work with management information systems at a corporate level.
  • Prepare a business for internal/external audit.
  • Apply principles of strategic intent and strategic thinking in a global business environment.
  • Apply managerial finance and control principles in a commercial environment.
  • Draw up and interpret financial statements and reports in accordance with IFRS

Price

Full Time:  R4 200-00  per subject 
Part Time :  R3 900-00  per subject 
Correspondence:  R3 200-00  per subject 

  • Included in Fees: All hardcopy manuals, access to student portal and resources.
  • Exclusive in Fees: National Examination which is R650.00 per subject and ICB membership fee of R340.00

We provide flexible and affordable payment options to ensure the course is always within your reach. To read more about our finance options, CLICK HERE

 
 

Duration

Full Time (LEARN MORE >)

  • 1 Trimester (4 Months) per Level, diploma can be completed within 12 months.

Correspondence & Part Time (LEARN MORE >)

  • 1 Semester (6 Months) per Level, diploma can be completed within 18 months.

Our Learning Methods

At The Business Academy we understand that that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques influenced by circumstances, location, field of study and learning preference. We have therefore developed our myWay learning methodology to suit all learners and ensure everyone has all the opportunity to achieve learning success. We deliver our qualifications via three modern and flexible delivery methods.

Full Time

Reach your full potential through our myWay Instructor-led or Mentorship based classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in-field experience. Our full time offering consist of learning sessions that make up a full day or selective days within a week.

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Part Time

Designed for the working professional, our part time program covers the same amount of information as our full time offering. Combined with our myWay Blended Learning, at home exercises/assignments and in-class lectures, this will have you ready for exams in no time. Sessions depend on what qualification you do.

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Correspondence

We have redefined distance learning studies. Our myWay Distance Learning ensures that the student never gets left alone to do only self-study by taking a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms and at home exercises and assignments, all managed by our myAcademy Student Portal.

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Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management


This Qualification will cover:

  • Business Management 1
    • What is management?
    • Management and the environment
    • Financial planning and control
    • Costing and pricing
    • Managing working capital
    • Working with SARS
    • Introduction to computing
    • The windows operating system
    • Working with internet and email
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
    • An introduction to business, bookkeeping and accounting
    • Value Added Tax and source documents
    • Recording cash transactions
    • Recording credit and sundry transactions
    • Inventory systems
    • Individual accounts for debtors and creditors, and supplier and general ledger reconciliations
    • The bank reconciliation process
    • Drafting financial statements
  • Business Literacy
    • The key principles of effective business communication
    • Spoken communication
    • Written communication
    • Work readiness
    • Working with numbers: an introduction
    • Working with fractions and decimal numbers
    • Percentages, ratios, proportions and equations
    • Using interest rates in business
    • Measure, analyse and communicate workplace data
    • Business communication – Putting it all together
    • Business numeracy – Putting it all together

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


This Qualification will cover:

  • Office and Legal Practice
    • The role and function of the administrative assistant
    • Reception and diary management
    • Office equipment and ergonomics
    • Office supplies
    • Creating evidence and maintaining confidentiality
    • Record management systems
    • Handling mail
    • Travel and events management
    • Creating business documents
    • Banking, cash control and the business information manual
    • An introduction to business law
    • Acts and laws for business
  • Business Management 2
    • Office equipment and ergonomics
    • Filing systems and records management
    • Reception duties
    • Dealing with customer queries
    • Travel and events management
    • How to manage yourself in the workplace
    • Banking, cash control and the business information manual
  • Marketing Management and Public Relations
    • Basic concepts in marketing management
    • The internal marketing environment
    • The external marketing environment
    • Formulating a marketing strategy
    • Understanding ‘Product’ in the marketing mix
    • Understanding ‘Place’ in the marketing mix
    • Understanding 'Price' in the marketing mix
    • Understanding 'Promotion' in the marketing mix
    • The role of public relations and mass communication in business
    • Integration – Formulating a strategic marketing plan
  • Financial Statements
    • Recording business financial transactions
    • Depreciable assets
    • Finalisation and interpretation of accounts
    • Financial statements of the sole proprietorship
    • Internal reporting for corporate entities
    • An Introduction to IFRS for SMMEs
    • Statement of cash flows
  • Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
    • An introduction to human resource management
    • Strategising, structuring and planning
    • Recruiting potential employees
    • Selection and appointment of an employee
    • Placement and the induction or orientation process
    • Managing performance of employees
    • Compensation management
    • Health and safety in an organisation
    • Career management
    • Human resource development
    • Organisational behaviour (OB)
    • Employment relations
    • Structures created by the LRA for collective bargaining and dispute resolution

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


This Qualification will cover:

  • Business Management 3
    • Office supplies
    • Handling petty cash and the principles of insurance
    • Internal control concepts
    • The key principles of customer service
    • Factors affecting customer service
    • Human resource development and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
    • Business organisations
    • Preparing yourself for the workplace
  • Financial Management and Control
    • An introduction to information systems
    • Management information systems
    • An introduction to auditing
    • The role and function of the financial manager
    • Material and inventory control
    • Labour cost control
    • Allocating and controlling overheads
    • Job costing
    • Contract costing
  • Research Theory and Practice
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks
    • Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Conceptual Framework
    • IAS 1 – Presentation of financial statements
    • IAS 16 – Property, plant and equipment
    • IAS 40 – Investment property
    • IAS 36 – Impairment of assets
    • IAS 38 – Intangible assets
    • IAS 2 – Inventories
    • IAS 37 – Provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets
    • IAS 17 – Leases
    • Financial instruments
    • IAS10 – Events after the reporting period
    • IAS18 – Revenue
    • IAS19 – Employee benefits
    • IAS21 – The effects of changes in foreign exchange rates
    • IAS33 – Earnings per share
    • IAS12 – Income taxes
    • IAS8 – Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors
    • IAS7 – Statement of cash flows
    • Consolidated financial statements
    • Financial reporting requirements of the Companies Act 2008
  • Sage One Pastel (additional course added)
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 23 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Part Time
  • 23 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Full Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 21 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Correspondence

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