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Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

Entrepreneurship is the process of identifying, creating and realising opportunities for new business or social ventures. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship Programme Code: SAQA-97907 - NQF level 7 - Credits 360 Entrepreneurship is the process of identifying, creating and realising opportunities for new business or social ventures. The Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship is an undergraduate degree that aims to provide knowledge, skills and acumen to those aspiring to start their own business or those wishing to contribute to successful entrepreneurial ventures. The Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship responds to the needs of students and the community through providing appropriate training in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial development. The programme content is designed to provide qualifiers with graduate-level knowledge, specific skills and applied competence (including the development of graduate attributes and qualities) in the fi eld of entrepreneurship, the programme provides opportunities for continued personal intellectual growth, gainful economic activity and rewarding contributions to society. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Define the concept of entrepreneurship; Describe the entrepreneurial process; Understand the theory behind creativity and innovation; Identify and evaluate business opportunities; Describe the context in which entrepreneurial activity occurs; Understand the legal and information technology framework in which businesses operate; Explain the domains of entrepreneurship, financial management and management; Display knowledge of the functional areas of management; Apply accounting principles in managing a business; Evaluate growth strategies for entrepreneurial ventures. Programme Structure Year 1 Semester 1 Entrepreneurship 1A Economics 1A Business Management 1A Business Mathematics Semester 2 Entrepreneurship 1B Economics 1B Business Management 1B Business Communication Year 2 Semester 1 Entrepreneurship 2A Business Management 2A Management Accounting Business Law Semester 2 Entrepreneurship 2B Business Management 2B Computing Applications Financial Accounting Principles Year 3 Semester 1 Entrepreneurship 3A Business Management 3A Business Management 3B Entrepreneurship 3B Semester 2 Entrepreneurship 3C Entrepreneurship 3D Statistical Techniques in Business Information Management Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

AFDA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of these degrees is to equip graduates to enter the creative and other industries as business entrepreneurs with the following skills through team and project-based learning, innovative leadership and management development, and collaborative networking. [+]

The purpose of these degrees is to equip graduates to enter the creative and other industries as business entrepreneurs with the following skills through team and project-based learning, innovative leadership and management development, and collaborative networking: Understand the marketplace for new technology based start-up businesses in the creative, media and other industries. Understand how businesses in the field of new technologies function. Understand how to employ new technologies in disruptive ways to gain a foothold in the marketplace and to compete at new levels in the creative industries in the sectors of media, sport and entertainment. Understand how to manage money to ensure the financial stability of their start-up business. Understand marketing to ensure that their business idea reaches the required markets. Program fees: Kindly contact NadiaC@afda.co.za for more information. Duration of program: From 26 January 2016 to 5 December 2017. Start date: From 26 January 2016 to 5 December 2017 (including enrolment and orientation). Next application deadline date: 15 December 2017 [-]

BCom Business Management

The Da Vinci Institute
Campus Part time 5 years February 2017 South Africa Lethabong

This Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) degree is aimed at the development of managers who will understand the importance of socio-economic transformation for South Africa. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. This Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) degree is aimed at the development of managers who will understand the importance of socio-economic transformation for South Africa. DEMAND This Degree is specifically designed to afford prospective candidates with an opportunity to realise their true potential by: - preparing them to perform their work effectively within a modern organisational environment - providing personal development opportunities for them while they meet prospective job requirements within the business management domain - emphasising the integration of systems, technology, innovation and people development concepts into individual performance within an organisation - developing them to understand their role in the organisational environment and their contribution towards managing a system. PURPOSE People who achieve this qualification will be able to: - define and apply a variety of management development theories within a systems thinking framework - describe the knowledge and skills required to inform sustainable management and organisational development practices - communicate ideas, concepts, and practical applications of theories related to management development apply technology, innovation, people and systems thinking concepts to transform individuals, organisations and/or communities. Requirements Matriculation Certificate with: - English First Language – 50% - English Second Language – 60% - Maths – 50% - Maths Literacy – 70% Appropriate Work Experience (years): not required. Employer Support: General if Applicable Conditions: If admission requirements are not met, an interview with the student and a representative of Da Vinci will be scheduled to obtain further information for possible provisional admission. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Nelspruit

The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. [+]

The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. Our degree is broad and intensive. You will cover the general principles and techniques of commerce and law within the context of specialist commerce elective groups, which you choose in your second year. The core commerce majors are Business Management, Human Resource Management and Financial Management. You also gain invaluable understanding and skills in Business English, Computer Skills, Industrial Relations and Economics. You will also study a range of law modules in the field of Private and Mercantile Law. Because of our qualification’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete an internship in your third year of study. We believe the success of our BCom (Law) degree lies in a flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant and highly qualified teaching staff. Our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) environment, and your exposure to real legal cases, further prepares you for the world of work. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively as well as legal abilities like logical reasoning and making ethical judgements. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry specific inputs. You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. You attend lectures, small group sessions and workshops. You may volunteer at the Pearson Institute Legal Advice and Training Centre. You may participate in moot court competitions. Throughout the programme, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding via application-based assessments such as examinations, presentations, case studies, research projects and analysis of commercial issues. YEAR 1 Business English Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Employment Relations 1 Family Law Financial Accounting 1A Financial Accounting 1B Human Resource Management 1 Introduction to Law 1A Introduction to Law 1B Law of Persons Quantitative Techniques YEAR 2 Economics 1A Economics 1B Entrepreneurial Law Human Resource Information Systems Individual Labour Law Insolvency Law Law of Negotiable Instruments Law of Succession Research Methodology And a choice of two of the following elective groups, which will be majors in your third year: Group 1 Business Management 2A Business Management 2B Group 2 Human Resource Management 2A Human Resource Management 2B Group 3 Management Accounting 2A Management Accounting 2B YEAR 3 Collective Labour Law Law of Contract Law of Delict Law of Property Law of Sale and Lease Research Project Work Integrated Learning (WIL) And a choice of two of the following elective groups, based on selection of majors from year 1 and 2: Group 1 Business Management 3A Business Management 3B Group 2 Human Resource Management 3A Human Resource Management 3B Group 3 Financial Management 3 Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Career Options The careers for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Law graduate, are varied and include: Business administration Management Entrepreneurship Politics Banking Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Midrand

The BComHons (Business Management) is a highly demanding postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. The BComHons (Business Management) is a highly demanding postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application. Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in six compulsory modules. These modules are Strategic Management, Project Management, Organisational Behaviour, Finance for Non-specialists, Research Methodology and Research Dissertation. Within the structure of the two research subject areas, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation, under the guidance of a supervisor. In Strategic Management, you will cover the strategic and change issues facing modern organisations. In Project Management, you will learn how to plan, organise and manage projects with an emphasis on finding new and innovative ways of doing so. In Organisational Behaviour, the focus is on what affects organisational effectiveness and behaviour. In Finance for Non- Specialists, you will learn how to use accounting statements and financial information to improve business decision-making. What makes our honours degree unique is not only its academic rigour but its emphasis on real world application. As a BComHons (Business Management) graduate you will be very competitive in the job market because you will have gained advanced skills like critical, analytical and independent thinking, self-discipline, perseverance, finding innovative solutions to business issues, working in groups and communicating effectively. This programme is an excellent route to further Master’s degree studies in commerce and to academic and professional careers in a range of business, management and consulting environments. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure that you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. We offer a combination of classes, seminars, workshops and personal consultations. In consultation with a supervisor, you direct and drive your specialist research dissertation. You will be assessed via written examinations, assignments, case studies and projects. Your research dissertation is externally moderated. YEAR 1 Finance for Non-specialists Organisational Behaviour Project Management Research Dissertation Research Methodology Strategic Management Entry Requirements You need a recognised undergraduate BCom degree, with Business Management and Strategic Management at third-year level and Accounting, Economics and Statistics at first-year level. You need to have achieved a minimum of a 60% average in your undergraduate degree. You may need to have completed specific undergraduate modules. We may consider Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you are a Pearson Institute student studying towards any of our undergraduate BCom degrees, you qualify to enrol for the BComHons (Business Management), providing you meet the Honours degree requirements. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Career Options The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management graduate, are varied and include: Academic positions Business consulting Entrepreneurship Management Marketing research Project management Research Strategic management Start Date Two semesters per academic year. February (1st semester) and July (2nd semester) [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Bedfordview

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. [+]

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. Our qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in, the core areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management, from both a local and an international perspective. You will cover specialised modules such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing, Taxation and Corporate Governance. Within these subject areas, you will develop analytical and practical skills in accounting and management control systems. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, Accounting on Computers, Economics and Corporate Law. The emphasis throughout is on application and developing practical quantitative and financial skills. Much of the success of our commerce degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching and learning. We have smaller class sizes, interactive lectures by highly dedicated staff and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our methods ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, selfdiscipline, working in teams and communicating effectively. This degree paves the way to further training as a professional accountant. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. Throughout the degree, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding of accounting practices and methodologies via written examinations, presentations, case studies and projects. These application-based projects and assessments ensure relevant industry experience and further prepare you for the world of work. YEAR 1 Business English Business Law Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Economics 1A Economics 1B Financial Accounting 1A Financial Accounting 1B Quantitative Techniques YEAR 2 Accounting on Computers Auditing 2A Auditing 2B Corporate Law Financial Accounting 2A Financial Accounting 2B Management Accounting 2A Management Accounting 2B Taxation 2A Taxation 2B YEAR 3 Auditing 3 Corporate Governance Financial Accounting 3 Financial Management 3 Taxation 3 Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes, with Mathematics in Grade 12 with at least 50%. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK). As a graduate of this degree, you may apply for exemption for all ACCA fundamental-level modules (F1 - F9), you may proceed to the ACCA postgraduate degree and become a Chartered Certified Accountant. Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). As a graduate of this degree, you will be exempted from seven CIMA module exams as from 2016. Career Options The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduate, are varied and employment options include: Accounting: Chartered, financial, cost and management Auditing Budgeting Financial management Tax consulting Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]

BCom Strategic Brand Management Degree

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The BCom in Strategic Brand Management aims to develop graduates for positions in brand management and business in a range of industries, in both developed and developing markets. The programme is focused on the development of cohesive and innovative brand, business and management strategies. It explores the components of brand strategy and the systemic nature of logistics and multi-media channel strategy. Insight and skills are developed in financial analysis, evaluation of strategic brand building and management performance through appropriate metrics. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. BCom Strategic Brand Management Degree The BCom in Strategic Brand Management aims to develop graduates for positions in brand management and business in a range of industries, in both developed and developing markets. The programme is focused on the development of cohesive and innovative brand, business and management strategies. It explores the components of brand strategy and the systemic nature of logistics and multi-media channel strategy. Insight and skills are developed in financial analysis, evaluation of strategic brand building and management performance through appropriate metrics. As part of the experiential component of the qualification, students work in multidisciplinary teams engaging in real-world brand challenges and undertake an internship in their final year. Modules Year 1 Applied Communication Techniques Business Management 1 Accounting 1 Economics A&B Brand Management 1 Critical studies 1 Business Communications and Digital Media 1 Quantitative Techniques A&B Year 2 Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship Brand Management 2A: Developing Markets & Consumer Behaviour Financial Management for Strategic Brand Management 2 Online Marketing 2A Economics in Brand Building 2 Principles of Innovation 1A Business Management 2B: Contemporary Issues Brand Management 2B: Channel Planning Law for Strategic Brand Management Practice of Innovation 2A ​Year 3 Organisational Studies Business Management 3: Strategic Management 3 Brand Management 3A Introduction to Research Brand Management 3B: Strategic Brand Evaluation​ Research Practice Digital Brand and Business Strategy Career opportunities Strategic Planner | Entrepreneur | Product Manager | Account Manager | Brand Strategist | Brand Manager | Marketing Manager Entry requirements A NSC with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four x DESIGNATED NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject but includes English); OR A NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation , with a minimum of 70% in the [1]four vocational subjects is required; OR A SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR Alternatively a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in a cognate field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies If a Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma or Advanced Diploma is not in a cognate field, then at least 20 % of the credits of such qualification must relate to academic literacy or academic skills in order for an applicant to be admitted to degree studies. Such applications will be reviewed by the relevant HoF at The IIE CAT in collaboration with the Registrar. ​​All candidates are required to undergo an interview; ​​​NSC: students are required to have Mathematics at least at level 4 or Mathematical Literacy at level 7. For those students who have Mathematics at level 3 or Mathematical Literacy at levels 4, 5 or 6, an intermediate level (38 or above) in the NBT QL-AQL assessment is required. Students who have Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy at levels lower than the above would not be considered; OR, ​SC: endorsement is required with at least 40% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 50% for Mathematics on the SG; OR, a Senior Certificate or equivalent with complete or conditional exemption with at least 40% for Mathematics on the HG OR at least 50% for Mathematics on the SG. For those not meeting the requirements as set out above, a minimum of an intermediate level (38 or above) in the NBT QL- AQL assessment is required. ​ General requirements for undergraduate degrees: All applicants for The IIE undergraduate degree studies, including international students, are required to write the Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL) – National Benchmark Test (NBT), unless they have attained the age of 23 by the time they register. The AQL – NBT is used for placement in student support programmes and does not replace the admission requirements for a specific degree programme. Applicants who achieve a score lower than 64% are required to register for and successfully complete the two Academic Literacy, Introduction to Scholarship modules (ITSA and ITSB). Applicants who do not write the AQL - NBT prior to admission will automatically be registered for ITSA and ITSB whether or not these are credit bearing modules in their qualifications. These candidates may, on provision of an AQL - NBT score of 64% or above, be exempted from one or both the modules if and only if these are not credit bearing modules in their qualifications. For candidates who are completing the modules as a result of the low AQL - NBT score or who did not provide an AQL - NBT score, successful completion of ITSA and ITSB is a pre-requisite for registering for any third year modules and thus any student who has not completed ITSA or ITSB in their first year of study will be required to do so in their second year. Where ITSA or ITSB is credit bearing in the qualification concerned, successful completion of one or both (depending on the curriculum structure) is also a graduation requirement. [-]

BCom Digital Marketing Degree | Digital Marketing

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 3 weeks February 2017 South Africa Pretoria

​The programme prepares students for a career in Digital Marketing; to use technology to communicate brand, product and service messages to a target audience; and to grow business. Graduates will be able to apply search engine, mobile and online marketing insight in guiding technology specialists and developers in the planning and implementation of digital marketing strategies. In addition, the qualification ensures that students understand the brand and business environment with regard to digital marketing, management, financial and project management. [+]

BCom Digital Marketing Degree | Digital Marketing ​The programme prepares students for a career in Digital Marketing; to use technology to communicate brand, product and service messages to a target audience; and to grow business. Graduates will be able to apply search engine, mobile and online marketing insight in guiding technology specialists and developers in the planning and implementation of digital marketing strategies. In addition, the qualification ensures that students understand the brand and business environment with regard to digital marketing, management, financial and project management. As part of the experiential component of the qualification, students work in multidisciplinary teams engaging in real-world brand challenges and undertake an internship in their final year. Modules Year 1 Digital Marketing 1 Digital Citizenship Marketing 1 Business Management 1 Economics 1 Accounting 1 Applied Communication Techniques Year 2 Digital Marketing 2 Online Marketing 2 Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship​ Business Management 2B Project Management Economics 1 Year 3 Digital Marketing 3 Business Management 3 Information and Knowledge Management Information Systems Strategy Introduction to Research Business Project Research Practice Career Opportunities Digital Marketer | Digital Marketing Developer | Digital Marketing Strategist | SEM/SEO Specialist | Social Media Strategist | Digital Media Strategist | Media Planner | Advertising Account Executive | Electronic Marketing Specialist | Content Coordinator | Online Campaign Manager | Digital Communication Manager | Communication Strategist | Marketing Manager | Marketing Director | Digital Entrepreneur Entry requirements A NSC with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four x DESIGNATED NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject but includes English); OR A NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation , with a minimum of 70% in the [1]four vocational subjects is required; OR A SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR Alternatively a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in a cognate field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies If a Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma or Advanced Diploma is not in a cognate field, then at least 20 % of the credits of such qualification must relate to academic literacy or academic skills in order for an applicant to be admitted to degree studies. Such applications will be reviewed by the relevant HoF at The IIE CAT in collaboration with the Registrar. ​​​NSC: students are required to have Mathematics at least at level 4 or Mathematical Literacy at level 7. For those students who have Mathematics at level 3 or Mathematical Literacy at levels 4, 5 or 6, an intermediate level (38 or above) in the NBT QL-AQL assessment is required. Students who have Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy at levels lower than the above would not be considered; OR, ​SC: endorsement is required with at least 40% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 50% for Mathematics on the SG; OR, a Senior Certificate or equivalent with complete or conditional exemption with at least 40% for Mathematics on the HG OR at least 50% for Mathematics on the SG. For those not meeting the requirements as set out above, a minimum of an intermediate level (38 or above) in the NBT QL- AQL assessment is required. ​​ General requirements for undergraduate degrees: All applicants for The IIE undergraduate degree studies, including international students, are required to write the Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL) – National Benchmark Test (NBT), unless they have attained the age of 23 by the time they register. The AQL – NBT is used for placement in student support programmes and does not replace the admission requirements for a specific degree programme. Applicants who achieve a score lower than 64% are required to register for and successfully complete the two Academic Literacy, Introduction to Scholarship modules (ITSA and ITSB). Applicants who do not write the AQL - NBT prior to admission will automatically be registered for ITSA and ITSB whether or not these are credit bearing modules in their qualifications. These candidates may, on provision of an AQL - NBT score of 64% or above, be exempted from one or both the modules if and only if these are not credit bearing modules in their qualifications. For candidates who are completing the modules as a result of the low AQL - NBT score or who did not provide an AQL - NBT score, successful completion of ITSA and ITSB is a pre-requisite for registering for any third year modules and thus any student who has not completed ITSA or ITSB in their first year of study will be required to do so in their second year. Where ITSA or ITSB is credit bearing in the qualification concerned, successful completion of one or both (depending on the curriculum structure) is also a graduation requirement. [-]

BCom Strategic Brand Management Degree

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Cape Town

The BCom in Strategic Brand Management aims to develop graduates for positions in brand management and business in a range of industries, in both developed and developing markets. The programme is focused on the development of cohesive and innovative brand, business and management strategies. It explores the components of brand strategy and the systemic nature of logistics and multi-media channel strategy. Insight and skills are developed in financial analysis, evaluation of strategic brand building and management performance through appropriate metrics. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. BCom Strategic Brand Management Degree The BCom in Strategic Brand Management aims to develop graduates for positions in brand management and business in a range of industries, in both developed and developing markets. The programme is focused on the development of cohesive and innovative brand, business and management strategies. It explores the components of brand strategy and the systemic nature of logistics and multi-media channel strategy. Insight and skills are developed in financial analysis, evaluation of strategic brand building and management performance through appropriate metrics. As part of the experiential component of the qualification, students work in multidisciplinary teams engaging in real-world brand challenges and undertake an internship in their final year. Modules Year 1 Applied Communication Techniques Business Management 1 Accounting 1 Economics A&B Brand Management 1 Critical Thinking Business Communications and Digital Media 1 Quantitative Techniques A&B​ Year 2 Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship Brand Management 2A: Developing Markets & Consumer Behaviour Financial Management for Strategic Brand Management 2 Online Marketing 2A Economics in Brand Building 2 Principles of Innovation 1A Business Management 2B: Contemporary Issues Brand Management 2B: Channel Planning Law for Strategic Brand Management Practice of Innovation 2A​ ​Year 3 Organisational Studies Business Management 3 Brand Management 3A Introduction to Research Brand Management 3B: Strategic Brand Evaluation Research Practice Digital Brand and Business Strategy Career opportunities Strategic Planner | Entrepreneur | Product Manager | Account Manager | Brand Strategist | Brand Manager | Marketing Manager Entry requirements A NSC with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four x DESIGNATED NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject but includes English); OR A NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation , with a minimum of 70% in the [1]four vocational subjects is required; OR A SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR Alternatively a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma and an Advanced Diploma in a cognate field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies If a Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma or Advanced Diploma is not in a cognate field, then at least 20 % of the credits of such qualification must relate to academic literacy or academic skills in order for an applicant to be admitted to degree studies. Such applications will be reviewed by the relevant HoF at The IIE CAT in collaboration with the Registrar. ​All candidates are required to undergo an interview; ​​​NSC: students are required to have Mathematics at least at level 4 or Mathematical Literacy at level 7. For those students who have Mathematics at level 3 or Mathematical Literacy at levels 4, 5 or 6, an intermediate level (38 or above) in the NBT QL-AQL assessment is required. Students who have Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy at levels lower than the above would not be considered; OR, ​SC: endorsement is required with at least 40% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 50% for Mathematics on the SG; OR, a Senior Certificate or equivalent with complete or conditional exemption with at least 40% for Mathematics on the HG OR at least 50% for Mathematics on the SG. For those not meeting the requirements as set out above, a minimum of an intermediate level (38 or above) in the NBT QL- AQL assessment is required. ​General requirements for undergraduate degrees: All applicants for The IIE undergraduate degree studies, including international students, are required to write the Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL) – National Benchmark Test (NBT), unless they have attained the age of 23 by the time they register. The AQL – NBT is used for placement in student support programmes and does not replace the admission requirements for a specific degree programme. Applicants who achieve a score lower than 64% are required to register for and successfully complete the two Academic Literacy, Introduction to Scholarship modules (ITSA and ITSB). Applicants who do not write the AQL - NBT prior to admission will automatically be registered for ITSA and ITSB whether or not these are credit bearing modules in their qualifications. These candidates may, on provision of an AQL - NBT score of 64% or above, be exempted from one or both the modules if and only if these are not credit bearing modules in their qualifications. For candidates who are completing the modules as a result of the low AQL - NBT score or who did not provide an AQL - NBT score, successful completion of ITSA and ITSB is a pre-requisite for registering for any third year modules and thus any student who has not completed ITSA or ITSB in their first year of study will be required to do so in their second year. Where ITSA or ITSB is credit bearing in the qualification concerned, successful completion of one or both (depending on the curriculum structure) is also a graduation requirement.​ [-]

BCom Honours in Strategic Brand Management

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

​​This honours programme investigates and applies strategic models and tools to the practice of innovative and cost-effective brand management, founded on robust financial and economic principles. Students are exposed to core components such as the financial management of a brand within prevailing economic conditions; brand and market analysis from a commercial perspective; the application of sustainable and ethical business and brand practice; the development of communication strategies in context of the competitive environment and internal realities; and the utilisation of metrics and models to assess brand performance and equity. [+]

BCom Honours in Strategic Brand Management ​​This honours programme investigates and applies strategic models and tools to the practice of innovative and cost-effective brand management, founded on robust financial and economic principles. Students are exposed to core components such as the financial management of a brand within prevailing economic conditions; brand and market analysis from a commercial perspective; the application of sustainable and ethical business and brand practice; the development of communication strategies in context of the competitive environment and internal realities; and the utilisation of metrics and models to assess brand performance and equity. Modules Brand and Brand Building Research Methodology Financial, Economic & Legal Aspects for Strategic Brand Management Practice of Strategic Brand Management Strategic Brand Management & Leadership Career Opportunities Agency Strategic Planner | Consumer Insights Manager | Marketing Researcher | Brand or Product Manager | Business Developer | Entrepreneur | Small Business Owner Entry requirements An appropriate Bachelor's Degree in a cognate* field; OR An appropriate Advanced Diploma in a cognate* field, provided a 360 credit Diploma or appropriate equivalent has been completed. Candidates are normally required to have a minimum average of 60% in their third year of their third year modules of their Degree or equivalent qualification, and they will be required to attend an interview. *A cognate Degree or Advanced Diploma would normally be in the fields of either Branding, Business Management, Economics, Financial Management, Marketing, Political Sciences or Strategic Management. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (BCOMACT)

Regent Business School
Campus Full time February 2017 South Africa Durban

It is is a full-time three-year contact programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (financial and management), auditing, taxation and management skills while at the same time building competence in core focus areas. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. Course Introduction It is is a full-time three-year contact programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (financial and management), auditing, taxation and management skills while at the same time building competence in core focus areas. The coursework in the degree is demanding and requires dedication and diligent work. Students are required to write tests and examinations during the year. The degree provides graduates with a broad-based accounting qualification that is invaluable in forging a career in the world of commerce and industry. The curriculum also includes general coverage of management theory and business mathematics/statistics, and intermediate coursework in business law and economics. The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) graduate enters the business world with solid theoretical knowledge that is supported by strong problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making and strategic skills. Once the student has qualified, the degree provides articulation to postgraduate qualification, amongst others, the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. Prerequisite(s): Matric + E symbol in Mathematics, together with Bachelor’s Degree endorsement Outcomes On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to: Demonstrate foundational knowledge in a range of core disciplines, including business ethics, mathematics, statistics, accounting, taxation and commercial law. Demonstrate forefront knowledge and expertise in information systems. Provide accurate financial information vital in the organisational structures to management for decision making. Apply competence and skills related to general management principles of planning, organising, leading and control. Demonstrate an understanding of theories and practices pertaining to Auditing in the field of commerce and management studies. Programme Structure The minimum duration of this programme is three years. Year 1 Semester Modules Business Management 101 Business Statistics 102 Annual Modules Accounting 1 Economics 1 Commercial Law 1 Year 2 Semester modules Taxation 201 Accounting Information Systems 202 Annual modules Management Accounting and Finance 2 Auditing 2 Financial Accounting 2 Year 3 Semester modules Taxation 301 Ethics 302 Annual Modules Management Accounting and Finance 3 Auditing 3 Financial Accounting 3 Career Opportunities This degree provides an attractive range of career options and is the ideal stepping stone to an exciting range of accounting and business related career opportunities. These careers may include but not be limited to financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and taxation. Students completing this qualification will: Possess the necessary knowledge and skills and applied competence to enable them to demonstrate financial proficiency. Be able to exercise the necessary rational judgment and decision making skills that will assist in investment planning decisions. Understand and appreciate change and managing change within organisations. Be able to analyse and solve finance related problems. Display the skills required for the recording and processing of financial information. Be well versed on issues in respect of ethical behaviour. Develop the functional competence required of a graduate to proceed to middle management level within an organisation [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management (BCOMHRM)

Regent Business School
Online Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management is an undergraduate qualification that provides an overview of management practice in a national and international context. [+]

Course Introduction The Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management is an undergraduate qualification that provides an overview of management practice in a national and international context. The programme aims to develop conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of management and management theory for students wishing to progress in management careers. Furthermore, it aims to equip qualifying students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in a Human Resource Management role as well as with an appropriate knowledge base as preparation for further learning. A qualification in Human Resource Management prepares the successful student to enter a wide range of careers, including Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Consultant, Industrial Relations Manager and Industrial Relations Consultant. Prerequisite(s): National senior certificate with minimum Bachelor's Degree admission or relevant NQF4 qualification or equivalent; 'A' or 'O' level certificates. Outcomes On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to: Apply fundamental HR management principles in a work-based context. Utilise technology to communicate effectively. Conduct basic research. Manage information in a business management context. Display skills in written communication, planning, decision-making, and collaboration. Display in-depth knowledge of human resource management. Programme Structure The minimum duration of this programme is three years. Year 1 Business Management 101 Economics Business Communication Business Management 102 Statistics Financial Accounting Year 2 Commercial Law Recruitment, Selection and Talent Management Performance and Compensation Management Human Resource Information Systems Labour Relations Training and Development Year 3 Organisational Development Change Management Contemporary Human Resource Management Strategic Human Resource Management International Human Resource Management Organisational Psychology [-]

Bachelor of Management Leadership

University of The Free State
Campus or Online Part time July 2017 South Africa Phuthaditjhaba

A dynamic addition to the spectrum of management programmes on offer is the Bachelor of Management Leadership (BML) aimed at working adult learners. This qualification is based on experiential learning and the assessment and recognition of prior learning. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. A dynamic addition to the spectrum of management programmes on offer is the Bachelor of Management Leadership (BML) aimed at working adult learners. This qualification is based on experiential learning and the assessment and recognition of prior learning. The objective of the BML is to deliver a new generation of formally qualified and innovative managerial leaders equipped to excel in and add value to today's corporate and business environment. The BML programme was developed in collaboration with the School for New Learning at De Paul University in Chicago. MODES OF DELIVERY Face to face The programme is offered on campus on a part time basis. Students attend classes on Friday afternoons from 13:00 - 18:00 Online - one intake per year in July The Business School has an online option that will bring the learning right to your doorstep. Except for the introductory Portfolio Development Course and a full week contact session once per year on campus, the BML programme is presented online Modular Students attend classes on campus once a term for a full week MINIMUM ADMISSION AND ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS Over and above the Rules regarding admission to this University, the following specific entrance requirements must be met: 23 years of age A permanent work appointment (a) An endorsed senior certificate with at least 2 years working experience, or (b) A senior certificate with at least 2 years working experience, or (c) A grade 10 certificate with at least 5 years working experience, or (d) A certificate with conditional exemption issued by the Matriculation Board with at least 2 years' working experience (e) An equivalent qualification Proficiency in English Proficiency in Mathematics Adequate computer literacy Students admitted to the BML programme in terms of 3 (b), 3(c), 3(d) or 3(e) must complete an additional module, BMLB3710/BMLB3720. When a student has successfully completed BMLB3710/BMLB3720 the university will apply for a certificate of exemption in terms of admission approved by the senate of the university. Admission tests must be written by all applicants. A review committee will consider all applications and a policy of limited enrollment will be practices. [-]

BCom in Marketing and Management Science

IMM Graduate School of Marketing
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The BCom in Marketing and Management Science has been approved by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and will be offered by the IMM GSM over and above [+]

The BCom in Marketing and Management Science has been approved by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and will be offered by the IMM GSM over and above the current offering of the BBA in Marketing Management. The South African Qualification Authority ID number is 90737. The BCom in Marketing and Management Science combines the marketing function with associated support functions such as distribution, logistics and project management with a strong focus on business research. This qualification is aimed at fulfilling a management role in the industry and therefore has a strong business focus. The BCom in Marketing and Management Science will provide students with specialised marketing and management knowledge as well as the skills to apply that knowledge in order to further their careers through academic studies. Students wishing to enquire about this programme are requested to make contact with a Student Consultant at any IMM GSM office or call the IMM GSM on 0861 IMM GSM or on +27 (0)11 628 2000. Programme information The BCom in Marketing and Management Science is offered at level 7 of the NQF (HEQSF aligned) and consists of 360 credits. This qualification comprises 19 compulsory modules. Admission requirements Admission requirements for prospective students who have matriculated up to and including 2007: Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with university exemption, plus a mark of at least 40% on higher grade or 50% on standard grade in Mathematics. A CV and RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) application is required from prospective students over 23 years of age, who have no Senior Certificate, but have written and passed at least 4 matric subjects. The CV must include work-related experience. SAPS affidavit stating that they did not obtain a Senior Certificate must be included. Admission requirements for prospective students who matriculated or exited the school system from 2008: National Senior Certificate (NSC) with an achievement rating of 4 (50 - 59%) in at least four recognised 20-credit subjects, including an achievement rating of at least 3 (40 - 49%) in English home language or 4 (50 - 59%) in English first additional language, plus an achievement rating of at least 3 (40 - 49%) in Mathematics or 5 (60 - 69%) in Mathematical Literacy. The student must have met the minimum requirements for admission to a degree programme at a higher education institution. A CV and RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) application is required from prospective students over 23 years of age, who have no NSC, but have written and passed at least 4 matric subjects. The CV must include work-related experience. A SAPS affidavit stating that they did not obtain a NSC must be included. Programme Content This degree consists of 19 modules and is structured as follows: Year 1 MAR101 - Marketing 1 (20 credits) Academic Literacy 1 (non-credit bearing) SCM101 - Supply Chain Management 1 BM101 - Business Management 1 (20 credits) BS101 - Business Statistics 1 (20 credits) ECO101 - Economics 1 (20 credits) FM101 - Financial Management 1 (20 credits) Year 2 MAR202 - Marketing 2 (20 credits) BM202 - Business Management 2 (20 credits) SCM202 - Supply Chain Management 2 ECO201 - Economics 2 (20 credits) FM202 - Financial Management 2 (20 credits) PM201 - Project Management 2 (20 credits) Year 3 MAR303 - Marketing 3 (20 credits) BM303 - Business Management 3 (20 credits) BRT301 - Business Research: Theory 3 (20 credits) * BRP302 - Business Research: Project 3 (20 credits) * SCM303 - Supply Chain Management 3 OP301 - Operations Management 3 (20 credits) * *The indicated modules will only be available as from January 2014 The BCom in Marketing and Management Science can be completed within a minimum of three years study. The BCom in Marketing and Management Science must be completed within eight years. Students who have completed the BCom in Marketing and Management Science may apply to study the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management or the BPhil (Hons) in Marketing Management. [-]

Bachelor of Philosophy Honours in Marketing Management

IMM Graduate School of Marketing
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The BPhil Honours in Marketing Management will be offered at level 8 of the NQF (HEQF aligned) and will [+]

Best Bachelors in Business Studies in South Africa 2017. The BPhil Honours in Marketing Management will be offered at level 8 of the NQF (HEQF aligned) and will consist of 140 credits. Admission criteria A suitable Bachelors Degree on NQF level 7 with Marketing Management 3 as a major module. A CV and motivational letter are required. Any other equivalent qualification. Applicants are required to complete the Postgraduate Application for Admission form for the BPhil Honours in Marketing Management, which, together with certified copies of educational certificates, identity/passport documents, a letter of motivation and a CV, should be returned by registered post to: The Dean: Post Graduate Studies IMM GSM P O Box 91820 Auckland Park 2006 A non-refundable deposit must accompany the application form. Applicants may be required to write and pass access modules before continuing with the BPhil Honours in Marketing Management. The programme is divided up as follows: Submission of assignments in certain modules. Please refer to the Calendar of Events. An open book examination in certain modules. Please refer to the Calendar of Events. Completion of a marketing practicum. No examination or assignment required. There will be a practical assessment. Completion of a marketing research report. No examination or assignment required. There will be a practical assessment. The BPhil Honours in Marketing Management comprises of five compulsory and one elective module and is structured as follows: AGM401 - Advanced Global Marketing 4 (20 credits) AMP401 - Advanced Marketing Practicum 4 (40 credits) - practical assessment. No assignment or written examination required. AMRT401 - Advanced Marketing Research: Theory 4 (20 credits) AMRR402 - Advanced Marketing Research: Report 4 (20 credits) ASM401 - Advanced Strategic Marketing: Theory and Practice 4 (20 credits) Elective (20 credits) Elective modules You will need to select one of the following: ABM401 - Advanced Brand Management 4 (20 credits) ACM401 - Advanced Contemporary Marketing Management Issues 4 (20 credits) ADM401 - Advanced Digital Marketing 4 (20 credits) ASM401 - Advanced Services Marketing 4 (20 credits) The B Phil Honours in Marketing Management can be completed within a minimum of one year of full-time study or within two years of part-time studies. The B Phil Honours in Marketing Management must be completed within three years. Articulation from the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management to the B Phil Honours in Marketing Management Admission criteria Graduates must have successfully completed all modules on the new Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management. Applications must be submitted within a five-year period after qualifying with the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management. The articulation from the new Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management to the new B Phil Honours in Marketing Management consists of two compulsory modules and one elective. The articulation must be completed in four years. Compulsory modules Advanced Marketing Research: Theory 4 (20 credits) Advanced Marketing Research: Report 4 (20 credits) Electives Students must choose one elective from the list below. Advanced Contemporary Marketing Management 4 Advanced Services Marketing 4 [-]