What will you learn in this Business Management (Production and Operations Management): Short Course ?

This short course is suitable for someone who is considering a career in supply chain management. It will equip you with a basic understanding of supply chain, business communication and management essentials.

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:

ENROL
ONLINE!

  • STUDY DURATION (6 MONTHS)
  • STUDY MATERIAL COURIERED TO YOU
  • MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER
    OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • Total Price
    R5,850
    *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 and assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence and assignments you will receive a certificate confirming course completion.

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited short course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme Short Course - 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

  • Grade 10
  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age
  • The ability to read and write English

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 (Production and Operations Management) Short Course. Your study material for this course includes three textbooks, three study guides and various assessment guides. <br />

Business Communication

This module explores the basic principles of communication, interpersonal relationships and social reaction. We will also look at communication in the business organisation, media and the importance of communication, advertising fundamentals, meeting procedures, correspondence and oral communication.

Management Principles

In order to be efficient in a management position, you require certain managerial skills. In this module we explore the principles of management, key managerial functions, how to be a leader, contemporary issues in management, case-study methods, project management and the project management cycle.

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management involves the movement of products and services. This module take a closer look at the global supply chain operations, supply chain design and planning, lean supply management, agile supply management, purchasing and supplier selection, relationship and integration and the future challenges of supply chain.