UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

Foundations of Business Management

In collaboration with SA’s leader in online education, GetSmarter

Duration

8 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

10-12 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

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Comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental skills of general business management.

2

The business management capabilities needed to prove yourself as an effective business leader.

3

Powerful proof of your competencies through a certificate from Africa’s number one University.1


1 QS Top Universities (2019)

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1: An Introduction to Business Management and the Business Landscape
Module 2: Management and Leadership
Module 3: Foundations of Financial Management and Budgeting
Module 4: Customer Focus and Market Research
Module 5: Competitive Advantage: SWOT and Other Strategic Tools
Module 6: Marketing
Module 7: Business Innovation and Creative Problem Solving
Module 8: Quality Assurance and Sustainability

YOUR HEAD TUTOR

Calvyn Du Toit

Strategy Consultant and New Business Developer

Calvyn has extensive experience in business management, development, innovation and strategy; as well as a strong background in marketing and a passion for technology, and he’s there to support and guide you throughout the course.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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