What will you learn in this Business Management (General Management): Advanced Course ?

This advanced course is suitable for students who would like to be equipped with advanced skills in business communication, general management, entrepreneurship, business law and admin, change management, economics, accounting, organisational behavior, HR management and corporate strategies.  

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.

Course Cost and Duration

At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:


  • Total Price
    *A once-off R950.00 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee

Course Start Dates

With College SA you can start studying whenever you want, there are no specific course start dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessments Information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence or assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence or assignments you will receive a certificate confirming course completion. 

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA
Minimum credits: N/A

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of providers as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

Business Management (General Management): Proficiency Course

What subjects make up this course:

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This is the study material you will receive when you enrol for the Business Management (General Management) Advanced Course. Your study material for this course includes various textbook, study guides and assessment guides.

Corporate Strategy

This module covers the definition of strategic management as well as the inherent advantages and disadvantages associated with it. We also take an in-depth look at the process involved in formulating company goals and objectives as well as in the importance of strategic management.

Financial Management : Advanced

Learn to efficiently and effectively manage a company's finances to accomplish their objectives. This module covers cash management, analysis of financial statements, inventory and depreciation, which involves adjustment for fixed assets.


Economics describes the aspects that determine the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. In this module you will learn what economics is all about, the economic systems, production, income and spending in the mixed economy, demand supply and prices and action, elasticity and the theory of demand; the utility approach and the indifference approach.

Business Law and Accounting Control

This module takes a closer look at the laws of business. It also covers accounting systems; internal control concepts, stock control, analytical reviews, and liquidation and executors' accounts. You will also learn how to manage your personal finances.

Organisational Behaviour

This module is an introduction to the fundamentals of organisational behaviour. Learn about the different types of organisational culture and the importance of ethics, socialisation and diversity in the organisational culture. Equip yourself with the skills to motivate within an organisation and understand the definition and theories around it. You will also cover performance management, group and team dynamics, communication in business and wellness and stress.

Human Resource Management Essentials

You will learn about human resource management as a function within an organisation. Equip yourself with the knowledge of workforce planning and job analysis, the process of recruitment and the role of motivation in the business. Learn how to analyse the role of training and development.