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Business Management Fundamentals short course

R 15,740
Starts 7th December

Course Details

Master a strong business acumen through course content that refines your business knowledge, enhances your industry-related skills and equips you with the values and attitudes necessary to build, lead and scale a successful business. On completion you will have developed the competence to confidently integrate various business management disciplines within the context of internal and external challenges facing your organisation.

What will I learn?

  • The ability to analyse and improve overall business effectiveness
  • Gain an understanding of modern management and leadership approaches
  • Understand key financial and economic concepts and their relevance to the business environment
  • The role of marketing and its role in achieving organisational goals
  • The role of financial management and budgeting in relation to business effectiveness

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Orientation

Week 2 - General Business Management

Week 3 - Leadership and Management

Week 4 - Leading and Managing People

Week 5 - Basic Financial Management - Key Concepts and Principles

Week 6 - The Business Environment and Economics

Week 7 - Marketing Management

Week 8 - Operations Management

Week 9 - Entrepreneurship

Week 10 - Assignment Module

Is this right for me?

This course is ideal for those who want to gain a thorough, holistic understanding of a business and how the various operations within a business work together strategically, operationally and financially.

This course is ideal for:

  • Small to medium size business owners

  • Managers who need to understand the bigger business context

  • Entrepreneurs who need to understand all aspects of starting, running and scaling a successful business

Course details

Business Management Fundamentals short course

Registrations Close:

3 December 2021

Start Date:

7 December 2021


10 weeks


R 15,740


6 - 8 hours

Payment options

The debit order payment option offers you a convenient, affordable, and easy way to pay off your online course with monthly interest-free instalments. Our debit order process allows you to track your payment history, minimizing the stress of manual payments and tailored to your lifestyle. On debit order the enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee. *From as little as R4000pm over 5 months.

*The above amount is illustrative and will be calculated on the actual course price and the start date of the course.
  • A Credit Card payment is the easiest way to ensure an effortless transaction. We accept credit card payments from VISA and Mastercard. We accept a small, 25% initial instalment to enrol and start your course with us.
  • An electronic funds transfer (EFT) allows a simple and effective payment process between two parties by using electronic signals to transfer money. EFT payment options allow for affordable instalments through payment plans and monthly instalments. On EFT, enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee.
  • Ozow offers a payment solution that allows you to make Ozow easy, Ozow secure payments right from your mobile or laptop. Through a simple step-by-step process making Instant EFT safe, quick and easy.
  • Mobicred is an online credit facility that is a smarter, simpler and more convenient way to help you pay for your online course, today. Repayments options of up to 12 months, making it a flexible, affordable and stress-free way to pay.
  • Knowledge is power, and by upskilling it allows your company to benefit and tap into the knowledge and expertise gained from your chosen online course.
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Course faculty

Erika Botha (M.B.A. (cum laude))

Erika is highly knowledgeable in business operations, having facilitated NQF qualifications in banking, financial markets and business administration. She is a highly-experienced manager and has facilitated leadership, management and team development training programmes for top-level clients, including: Standard Bank, FNB, Sibanye Gold, Sasol, SAB Miller, Auditor General S.A., Business Connexion, Rennies Travel and Volvo. Erika has completed a Business Communications degree, a B.A. (Hons: Industrial Sociology) at the University of the North-West, and has an M.B.A. (cum laude) through UNISA School of Business Leadership.