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Business Management Programme

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Business Management Programme

Are you…

Harvest Institute Interested in being part of your company's management team?
Harvest Institute Determined to help a business grow and increase profits?
Harvest Institute Driven to run a company's operations economically?
Harvest Institute Keen to learn how to run a company efficiently?
Harvest Institute Looking to start your own business some day but want to gain experience first?

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.

National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management

NQF L4 - (SAQA ID 48736)
TOTAL CREDITS: 120

DURATION: 9 months

Entry requirements:

Harvest Institute Grade 11 (Std 9) or equivalent.

Subjects:

1. Business Management 1 (BMT1)
2. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
3. Business Literacy (BUSL)

Jobs you'll be able to apply for:

Harvest Institute Assistant or administrator in human resources
Harvest InstituteOffice management, legal, administration, public relations, marketing, sales, customer relations.
Harvest InstituteJunior Researcher
Harvest InstituteJunior Analyst
Harvest Institute Sales Assistant.

What you'll be able to do:

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.

Higher Certificate: Office Administration

NQF L5 - (SAQA ID 23619)
TOTAL CREDITS: 240

DURATION: 15 months

Entry requirements:

Harvest Institute National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (must include the Business Management 1 subject)

Subjects:

4. Office and Legal Practice (OLPR)
5. Business Management 2 (BMT2)
6. Marketing Management and Public Relations (MMPR)
7. Financial Statements (FNST)
8. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRLR)

Jobs you'll be able to apply for:

Senior Office Administrator, Secretary, General Office Manager, Human Resources Manager, Labour Relations Manager, Field/Floor/Store/Department Supervisor, Customer Service Manager.

What you'll be able to do:

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.

National Diploma: Financial Accounting

NQF L6 - (SAQA ID 20366)
TOTAL CREDITS: 280

DURATION: 12 months

Entry requirements:

Higher Certificate: Office Administration (must include the Business Management 2 subject).

Subjects:

9. Business Management 3 (BMT3)
10. Financial Management and Control (FMCL)
11. Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks (FRRF)
12. Research Theory and Practice (by short dissertation, topic: Business Management) (RTAP)

Jobs you'll be able to apply for:

Financial Accountant, Accounting Officer (via SAIBA if you meet their criteria). Field/Floor/Store/Department Manager, Key Account Manager, Business Manager, Business Consultant, Business Advisor, Service or Sales Manager.

What you'll be able to do:

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.