ICB Business and Office Administration 3

This subject forms part of the Advanced level in the ICB Office Administration Programme. Good office managers need three attributes in particular. They must be well organised, be good communicators and have a particularly large dose of common sense. The role not only needs someone who has authority and is respected, but also the knack of persuasion for all those trifling little things that need doing but tend not to get done. In addition, a basic knowledge of accounts or budgets is an advantage as usually the role involves monitoring or authorising expenditure and invoices and keeping basic office expenses as low as possible.

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Description

This subject forms part of the Advanced level in the ICB Office Administration Programme. Good office managers need three attributes in particular. They must be well organised, be good communicators and have a particularly large dose of common sense. The role not only needs someone who has authority and is respected, but also the knack of persuasion for all those trifling little things that need doing but tend not to get done. In addition, a basic knowledge of accounts or budgets is an advantage as usually the role involves monitoring or authorising expenditure and invoices and keeping basic office expenses as low as possible.

Accreditation

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.

Qualification

NQF L6 (SAQA ID 35958) - National Diploma: Office Administration

Designation

Office Manager
Public Relations Manager
Administrative Manager

Requirements

Higher Certificate: Office Administration, which consists of the both the Foundation and Intermediate Level.

Duration

3 months.

Subjects

• Management functions and organisational structure
• Concept of supervision
• Forms of ownership
• Principles of insurance
• The Human Resource Function
• Basic financial concepts for business
• How to manage yourself in the workplace
• Scan the media for relevant information
• Carry out forms analysis

Packages

Home Study

The Home Study Package offers:

• Textbooks
• Study guides
• Workbooks - Not for all subjects
• Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

Online Classroom

The Full Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

• Video Kit
• Study maps
• Study plans
• Lecturer/Concept videos
• Quizzes
• Assessment downloads and uploads
• SACOB Student Forum

Assessment

This course is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final summative assessment (exam) written at an ICB assessment centre. Please be sure to register for your assessment.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and ICB and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.

Downloads

2018 ICB Curriculum Statements