SACOB SC General Management

This course serves as a comprehensive guide to the field of general management. It will be invaluable to those seeking knowledge of current concepts and terminologies of this subject area. The purpose of the course is to introduce the students to the role of management within businesses and organizations,with reference to the functions of planning, organizing, leading, motivating, and controlling. It highlights the pivotal role that management plays in organizational development and explores contemporary issues in business management.

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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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.


What is management?
Management and the environment
Information management
Organisational development
Contemporary Business Management issues


Certificate of Completion of a SACOB General Management Short Course.


This Short Course can qualify you for an advantage in studying in the field of General Management, 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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