SACOB SC Professional Skills

This course is aimed to provide students with a robust foundation of the 21st- century working environment and gives students an insight into the fundamental concepts of virtual and artificial intelligence. Furthermore, it touches on the unique human behavior and skills set, such as how to manage emotions, managing employee conflict and how to conduct interpersonal communication and other key factors. Don’t be left in the dark Ages – equipped yourself with the right knowledge and understanding to be a successful employee in the New World of Work.

SACOB Short Courses are not accredited and are intended to offer you knowledge and skills in a particular field and is a non-credit bearing short course.


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The Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a fundamental change in the way we live, work and relate to one another. It is a new chapter in human development, enabled by extraordinary technology advances and adapting to the 21st Century.

This course focuses on the current and developing environments in which disruptive technologies and trends such as the “Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI)” are taking over.


This is a SACOB Short Learning Programme or Short Course.


The fourth industrial revolution: Global realities
The fourth industrial revolution: Southern African realities
Navigating the 21st century workplace
Getting the job
Intrapersonal skills at work
Interpersonal skills at work
Communication basics at work
Sensitive communication skills and intelligences at work
Finding creative solutions at work
Business etiquette


SACOB Certificate of Completion


This Short Course can qualify you for an advantage in studying in the field of social media, and can make you eligible to take on more senior responsibilities in your current position.


This course is suited for anyone who is wanting to gain knowledge and understanding within the field. There are no specific entrance requirements.


10 weeks


Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums


Self-assessment quizzes
Timed Quiz 1
Written assignment
Timed Quiz 2

What's next

You are now eligible to further your studies and sharpen your skills with more short courses or take it a level up and go for a professional body certification to build onto these vital skills.

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