SACOB Short Course on General Management



This course aims to train the next generation of business managers in South Africa. It focuses on the nature of management and management theories, and explores how the different management functions (planning, organising, leading and controlling) can be used by managers in the 21st century to achieve a business’s goals.


This is a SACOB Short Learning Programme or Short Course. 

Entrance Requirements

This course is suited for anyone who is wanting to gain knowledge and understanding with in the field of General Management. There are no specific entrance requirements.


This short course runs over ten weeks

Starting Dates:

14 August 2017
11 September 2017
16 October 2017
13 November 2017
15 January 2018
12 February 2018
12 March 2018

16 April 2018
14 May 2018
11 June 2018
16 July 2018
13 August 2018
10 September 2018
15 October 2018
12 November 2018


• What is management?
• Management and the environment
• Planning
• Decision-making
• Information management
• Organisational development
• Communication
• Organising
• Leadership
• Motivation
• Control
• Contemporary business management issues


AssessmentsSelf-assessment quizzesTimed Quiz 1Written assignmentTimed Quiz 2
Weighting 0% 30% 40% 30%
Duration n/a 60 minutes n/a 60 minutes
Total marks n/a 20 questions
20 marks
60 marks 20 questions
20 marks


On successful completion of this short course you will receive a digital SACOB Certificate. A hard copy certificate is available on request, a courier fee of R150 is payable though.


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