UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Foundations of Business Management online short course

Course starts 30 October 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
24 October 2017
Course Starts:
30 October 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
24 October 2017
Course Starts:
30 October 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Define and achieve strategic business objectives in the areas of leadership, finance, customer satisfaction and problem-solving.

Gain a holistic understanding of business functions and develop a more integrated business management strategy to ensure your business’s success.

Guided by an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll learn about customer research survey design, and quality assurance - based on leading theoretical concepts and real-world case studies.

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What will set you apart

Upgrade your business management toolkit by learning to:

  • Interpret financial statements, and compile and manage budgets
  • Identify and leverage your competitive advantage
  • Make informed business decisions using creative problem-solving techniques and business management models
  • Conduct competitor and market research to develop an impenetrable business strategy

Course curriculum

This business management course covers everything from financial acuity to leading business managers toward sounder business strategy.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Introduction to the business management and the business landscape
  • Course Module 2: Management and leadership
  • Course Module 3: Foundations of financial management and budgeting
  • Course Module 4: Customer focus and market research
  • Course Module 5: Competitive advantage: SWOT and other tools
  • Course Module 6: Marketing
  • Course Module 7: Business innovation and creative problem solving
  • Course Module 8: Quality assurance

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 30 October 2017.

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