UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION AND OFFICE MANAGEMENT

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter

Duration

10 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7 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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Practical, relevant skills that can be applied immediately to make you more valuable asset in your current role or to potential employers.

2

Improved knowledge to run an office with confidence and communicate professionally in a bigger team.

3

Recognition for your new skills from Africa’s number one University,1 and a powerful proof of competence in office management on your CV.


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YOUR COURSE CONVENOR

Claire Payne

Business Communications Specialist

Claire is an experienced and passionate teacher who is an expert in office administration. She lectured and managed Montrose Business College for over 14 years, and has been involved with various skills training and upliftment projects for disadvantaged students. Claire is a firm believer in career-based training, believing that students should seek out courses that will equip them to handle the requirements and pressures of the business world.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1:
Business Documentation
Module 2:
Communication in a Multicultural Society
Module 3:
Word Processing and New Media Communication
Module 4:
Internet, Email and Telephone Management
Module 5:
Office Administration
Module 6:
Information Management
Module 7:
Meeting Management and Presentation Skills and Tools
Module 8:
Organisation and Personal Effectiveness
Module 9:
Event Organisation
Module 10:
Basics of Project Administration
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT - DONNA LIEDEMANN image

"The UCT Professional Communication and Office Management course highlighted the elements I needed to fully equip myself to do my job to the best of my ability. I saw it as an opportunity to sharpen my skills and also enhance productivity in the workplace."

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT - DONNA LIEDEMANN

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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