What will you learn in this Executive Secretary Expert Certificate - Finance course?

This course will show you how to manage an office and personnel; how to communicate professionally (oral and written communication), how to provide excellent client service and how to deal with people across cultures. This course also covers financial management which will give you a basic understanding of the financial industry.

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 be awarded a College SA Expert Certificate. 

Accreditation Info

Status: Non accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - Expert Certificate
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

Professional Secretary Proficiency Certificate


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.

The following subjects make up this course:

Executive Secretary Expert Certificate - Finance

Credit Management Practice

In this module you will find out what it takes to start a business and how to manage the financial aspects. You will learn about value added tax, business financial transactions, the interpretation of financial statements, income tax, calculating tax payable by the business, employee tax, costing and pricing, managing working capital and financial planning and control.

Excellence in Service: Advanced

You will learn how to understand, monitor, and manage service standards across industries. You will also learn how to select, train and motivate service staff to carry out service standards by understanding their customers and their needs.

Cross Cultural Business Communication

You will learn about what determines a culture and the difficulties that arise between cultures. You also learn about barriers in communication (verbal and non-verbal) between cultures and how to overcome them to build good business relationships.

Personnel Management

This module differentiates between management and leadership. You will learn about different leadership styles and how to apply one (or a combination) of these styles to a business department. This module discusses how to effectively communicate and motivate employees to increase productivity. You will learn how to understand employee behaviour, how to make decisions , delegate work and evaluate employees.