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Doing Business In Africa Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

Doing Business In Africa Program (DBAP) is a program designed by Strathmore Business School (SBS) to provide executives with a unique exposure to the African continent by providing practical skills and knowledge required to successfully operate and grow a business on the African continent. The in-depth curriculum draws from SBS’ experience of the case study methodology, lectures, industry guests’ sessions and syndicate group discussions. [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Africa’s economic growth outlook has come into sharp focus recently but while it is the boundless opportunities in natural resources that are currently driving this renewed interest, Africa’s billion-strong population, mostly youthful and increasingly urbanised, will translate into a booming consumer and labour market in the near future. Doing Business In Africa Program (DBAP) is a program designed by Strathmore Business School (SBS) to provide executives with a unique exposure to the African continent by providing practical skills and knowledge required to successfully operate and grow a business on the African continent. The in-depth curriculum draws from SBS’ experience of the case study methodology, lectures, industry guests’ sessions and syndicate group discussions. DBAP aims to demystify the African continent and help global executives have a deeper understanding of what is driving the economic activities therein. Key Focus Areas Long associated with a reliance on foreign aid, Africa now boasts higher returns on investment than any other region in the world, many of which are going through periods of economic stagnation or even recession. Africa’s aggregate income is projected to increase by above 4.5 per cent p.a. into the near future. The International Monetary Fund estimates that the continent will have the world’s fastest-growing economy during the next five years. Trade between Africa and the rest of the world increased by 200 per cent between the years 2000 and 2011 as a result of increased exports from various sectors in many African economies.... [-]

FdA in Business Management [Economic Solutions Ltd] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester Bolton

The foundation degree in Business Management will prepare you for a career in the business sector or support your development if you are already working in a business environment. This is a practical course, which will give you applied skills and knowledge in a range of business management areas including marketing, finance, managing people and organisational behaviour. A placement is a required part of the course and the University can help you find... [+]

Business Management - FdA (Foundation Degree) [Economic Solutions Ltd] part-time The foundation degree in Business Management will prepare you for a career in the business sector or support your development if you are already working in a business environment. This is a practical course, which will give you applied skills and knowledge in a range of business management areas including marketing, finance, managing people and organisational behaviour. A placement is a required part of the course and the University can help you find an appropriate placement, if you require assistance. Following successful completion of the foundation degree, you can apply to progress to the final year of our BA (Hons) Business Management programme. About the course Foundation degrees are employment-related higher education qualifications which have been designed with employers to meet their requirements for skilled individuals able to apply specialist knowledge in the workplace. These are not just vocational qualifications. They combine study with work-based learning or practical work experience and are equivalent to the first two years of an honours degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND). You will be taught through a mix of classes and tutorials. Throughout your studies you will be offered support in the development of relevant study skills such as IT, independent learning, communications, time management and group work. In addition, skills support sessions will be provided. Throughout the course you will use case studies which will give you a thorough understanding of the practical application of business theories in the world of work.... [-]

Strategic Management and Marketing - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The course aims to provide you with a critical understanding of the strategic management process, and the contribution of strategic marketing to that process. It will integrate material from other aspects of management theory within a strategic management framework. Competitor analysis, marketing analysis and planning are explored in this course. You will gain a strong insight into strategic management at all levels; from business and... [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Strategic Management and Marketing - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time The course aims to provide you with a critical understanding of the strategic management process, and the contribution of strategic marketing to that process. It will integrate material from other aspects of management theory within a strategic management framework. Competitor analysis, marketing analysis and planning are explored in this course. You will gain a strong insight into strategic management at all levels; from business and corporate level strategies to content of competitive strategies, as well as strategic evaluation. Corporate governance, responsibility and business ethics are also key to this course. This course is equivalent to 200 learning hours. The course will use formal lectures, group discussions and case studies. Initially lectures will be used to develop your knowledge of the concepts underpinning the study of strategic management. As your knowledge increases you will participate more fully in a critical exploration of the concepts. The case studies will enable you to explore the application of strategic management concepts and models, apply them to business problems, and evaluate the strategic issues within the case study, while critically assessing the applicability and usefulness of the theoretical models. Assessment will be a written case study assignment. Entry requirements Applicants are required to have obtained a first degree or equivalent and two years of work experience. [-]

Business and Management - International Pre-Masters Semester full-time

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

On finishing the programme, it is expected that you will have reached the required level of language competence (usually IELTS 6.5) and gained enough subject credits (60 or 40 at HE6) to progress to a postgraduate degree programme at the University of Bolton Business School. The International Pre-Masters course covers language, academic skills and Business and Management modules. You will develop your reading, writing, speaking and... [+]

Business and Management - International Pre-Masters Semester full-time On finishing the programme, it is expected that you will have reached the required level of language competence (usually IELTS 6.5) and gained enough subject credits (60 or 40 at HE6) to progress to a postgraduate degree programme at the University of Bolton Business School. About the course The International Pre-Masters course covers language, academic skills and Business and Management modules. You will develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening competence to a high level (IELTS 6.5 equivalent). Classes will also focus on understanding and using academic texts, writing university assignments, participating in lectures and seminars, and other key academic study skills. Subject classes will focus on a range of areas within Business and Management including Research Skills and Current Issues in Business. Classes are delivered by English for Academic Purposes and Business lecturers. You will usually take some of your subject modules alongside UK students. Special features A combination of language, skills and subject knowledge. Study alongside UK students as well as students from countries across the globe. Option to join our International Society, make friends and visit places of interest around the UK. What you will study You will study one Language and Skills modules which include the following: Reading – understanding academic texts, using ideas from reading; Writing – different types of university assignment, grammar, vocabulary, structuring and organising writing; Speaking – presenting your ideas in seminars and discussions, group and individual presentations, communicating with staff and other students;... [-]

FdSc in Business Management

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The FdSc Business Management at the Bolton Business School will give you an applied knowledge of contemporary business and management subjects. You will examine how business theories and concepts apply to real world practice and develop skills for future study and employment. The overall aim of the programme is to support your career in business and management. It also prepares you for further study at honours degree level... [+]

Course Studies in Business Studies in Africa 2017/2018. Business Management – FdSc The FdSc Business Management at the Bolton Business School will give you an applied knowledge of contemporary business and management subjects. You will examine how business theories and concepts apply to real world practice and develop skills for future study and employment. The overall aim of the programme is to support your career in business and management. It also prepares you for further study at honours degree level. About the course Employability is a key focus of the programme and real-life case studies, guest speakers and industry visits will help you to understand the business environment and the needs of employers. Special features This programme has been designed in consultation with employers, ensuring key workplace skills are developed. Teaching is conducted by a highly dedicated and supportive team, with specialist knowledge in a wide range of subject areas, underpinned by contemporary academic research. Course materials are available online, allowing you to prepare work at home and also ensuring that in-class learning is highly interactive. This programme is offered within a vibrant Business School environment. The University offers excellent 24/7 library and IT facilities, WiFi and well-appointed learning areas. What you will learn A variety of teaching and learning methods are employed throughout the programme. These include lectures, seminars, small group tutorials and workshops. In addition to this, site visits, guest speakers and projects will allow you to learn directly from industry sources. You will develop academic and employability... [-]

Business and Management - International Foundation Semester full-time

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The International Foundation Semester will provide you with an introduction to key concepts and theories in Business and Management. In addition, you will develop your language and communication skills so you are prepared for degree-level study. You will also learn how to use resources, understand and evaluate academic theories in English and discuss ideas using academic language... [+]

Business and Management - International Foundation Semester full-time The International Foundation Semester will provide you with an introduction to key concepts and theories in Business and Management. In addition, you will develop your language and communication skills so you are prepared for degree-level study. You will also learn how to use resources, understand and evaluate academic theories in English and discuss ideas using academic language. About the course The International Foundation Semester covers language, academic skills and Business and Management modules. You will develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening competence to a high level (IELTS 6.0 equivalent). Classes will also focus on understanding and using academic texts, writing university assignments, participating in lectures and seminars and other key academic study skills. Subject classes will focus on a range of areas within Business and Management including financial and legal frameworks, business organisation, current issues in business and ICT and statistics. Special features A combination of language, skills and subject knowledge. Three intakes a year: September, January and May/June. Option to join our International Society, make friends and visit places of interest around the UK. What you will study You will study two Language and Skills modules which include the following: Reading – understanding academic texts, using ideas from reading; Writing – different types of university assignment, grammar, vocabulary, structuring and organising writing; Speaking – presenting your ideas in seminars and discussions, group and individual presentations, communicating with staff and other students; Listening – understanding lectures and taking notes, following seminar... [-]

Course in Wholesale and Retail - Storekeeping and Stock Control

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 64 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Storekeeping and Stock Control Certificate. [+]

Course in Wholesale and Retail - Short Programme in Storekeeping and Stock ControlCertificationOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Storekeeping and Stock Control Certificate.Entry Requirements

    Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at Grade 10 or equivalent.     Learners must be working in the Wholesale and Retail Sector or have access to such practical experience.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 64 hours and the tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThis programme is intended for people who collect and deliver stock. The programme includes moving, packing and maintaining stock in a Distribution Centre/Warehouse and maintaining safety and housekeeping standards. Learners who have completed this programme will be able to count stock accurately in accordance with all organisational procedures.... [-]


Course in Office Administration - Mathematics for Business (IBS)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of each skills programme, IBS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full [+]

Course in Office Administration - Skills Programme in Introduction to Mathematics for Business (IBS)CertificationUpon successful completion of each skills programme, IBS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a certificate with a FASSET endorsement. Learner results will be recorded on the IBS National Learner Records Database within 6 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Course in Marketing - Skills Programme in Business Administration Skills

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 99 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme and if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Services SETA Statement of Results outlining the unit standard in the Skills Programme in Business Administration covered in 67467 and 26 credits achieved. [+]

Course in Marketing - Skills Programme in Business Administration SkillsCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme and if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Services SETA Statement of Results outlining the unit standard in the Skills Programme in Business Administration covered in 67467 and 26 credits achieved.Entry Requirements

    If done on a full-time basis:     Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of a South African 2nd language at NQF Level 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member     If done on a part-time basis:     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Numeracy and Literacy (1st and 2nd language) at Grade 12 or equivalent     CAT has been approved, thus exempting the learner from doing the fundamentals ... [-]

Course in Marketing - Skills Programme in Customer Relationship Management

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 72 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme and if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Services SETA Statement of Results outlining the unit standard covered in the Skills Programme in Customer Relationship Marketing and 19 credits achieved. [+]

Course in Marketing - Skills Programme in Customer Relationship ManagementCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme and if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Services SETA Statement of Results outlining the unit standard covered in the Skills Programme in Customer Relationship Marketing and 19 credits achieved.Entry Requirements

    If done on a full-time basis:     Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of a South African 2nd language at NQF Level 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member     If done on a part-time basis:     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Numeracy and Literacy (1st and 2nd language) at Grade 12 or equivalent     CAT has been approved, thus exempting the learner from doing the fundamentals ... [-]

Course in Marketing - Short Programme in Sales and Marketing Management

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 50 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

On successful completion of the programme, learners will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in Sales and Marketing Management. [+]

Course in Marketing - Short Programme in Sales and Marketing ManagementCertificationOn successful completion of the programme, learners will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in Sales and Marketing Management.Entry Requirements

    Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at Grade 10 or equivalent.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 50 hours and the tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThe success of almost any business depends largely on the effectiveness of its marketing and sales team. The programme in Sales and Marketing Management recognises the vital importance of this function and has been designed to give a broad understanding of marketing. At the same time, learners acquire selling skills and techniques which are essential in order to be successful in this field. The programme is designed for people who are new to sales and marketing or who want to understand the impact of marketing on every part of the business.... [-]


Course in Management - Business Administration and Management (BAM)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 68 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Business Administration and Management Certificate. [+]

Course in Management - Short Programme in Business Administration and Management (BAM)CertificationOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Business Administration and Management Certificate.Entry Requirements

    Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of English at Grade 12 or equivalent.     Although not a requirement, it is recommended that learners should have some work experience and/or business administration knowledge.

Course DurationThe programme duration is 68 hours and the tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays. Please enquire at your campus.Course IntroIn South Africa there is an increased demand for qualified managers and supervisors to take charge of new divisions and branches of established businesses. Opportunities for small businesses, both in the formal and informal sector, have created the need for competent entrepreneurs. This programme is designed to give learners a thorough grounding in the essentials of business so that they can competently move up the management ladder or operate their own small business with confidence. Learners apply fundamental principles, terminology and methods in solving well-defined problems. The qualification is aimed at equipping first-line managers with the knowledge and skills required to fulfil their management role within the organisation.... [-]


Course in Business Administration - Principles of Commercial Law (CIS)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of each skills programme, CIS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a [+]

Course in Business Administration - Skills Programme in General Principles of Commercial Law (CIS)CertificationUpon successful completion of each skills programme, CIS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a FASSET endorsement. Learner results will be recorded on the CIS National Learner Records Database within 6 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Accounting at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Course in Business Administration - Skills Programme in Economics (CIS)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of each skills programme, CIS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a [+]

Course in Business Administration - Skills Programme in Economics (CIS)CertificationUpon successful completion of each skills programme, CIS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a FASSET endorsement. Learner results will be recorded on the CIS National Learner Records Database within 6 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Accounting at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Course in Business Administration - Financial Accounting 1 (CIS)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of each skills programme, CIS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a [+]

Course in Business Administration - Skills Programme in Financial Accounting 1 (CIS)CertificationUpon successful completion of each skills programme, CIS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a FASSET endorsement. Learner results will be recorded on the CIS National Learner Records Database within 6 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Accounting at NQF 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member. ... [-]