Bachelor's Degree in Commerce in Africa

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

The component of a business that includes all of the activities and functions that take place during the transfer of goods from the producers to the consumers is called commerce. This also takes place on a larger scale between nations.

 

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

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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. [+]

Bachelors in Commerce in 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 In International Business

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

This program contributes to sustainable international development of the company by marketing goods and / or services on foreign markets and the optimization of purchases in the context of globalization. After this training you will be charged (e) to implement the strategic choices and coordinate international operations between different business functions and / or external partners. [+]

This program contributes to sustainable international development of the company by marketing goods and / or services on foreign markets and the optimization of purchases in the context of globalization. After this training you will be charged (e) to implement the strategic choices and coordinate international operations between different business functions and / or external partners. Thanks to your work analysis and reporting of information, you will enable the company to react to changes in its environment. As part of this company, you complete the following tasks: International Business Studies and Eve, export sales, purchase Import, coordination of support services for import and export, managing relationships in a multicultural context. You will carry out constant monitoring to gather information on foreign markets to prepare business decisions. You prospecterez purchase and sale, will develop tailored offerings, sell and participates in the negotiation process for purchase. You will provide administrative and commercial tracking sales and purchases and will coordinate the support services and external providers. You will exercise all of these tasks in a multicultural context. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • Bachelor • Application form • BSAT admission test • Maintenance LANGUAGES • English • Japanese • Chinese • Fulani and Mandinka business [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Cape Town Potchefstroom Durban Pretoria Durbanville Vanderbijlpark East London Midrand Bedfordview Nelspruit Bloemfontein Port Elizabeth + 11 more

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. [+]

Bachelors in Commerce in Africa 2017. 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 (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. [+]

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 (BCOM)

Regent Business School
Campus Full time February 2017 South Africa Durban Johannesburg

Within the public or private sector, managerial expertise is highly valued and career advancement within the management sphere is supported by a recognised degree qualification [+]

Bachelors in Commerce in Africa 2017. Within the public or private sector, managerial expertise is highly valued and career advancement within the management sphere is supported by a recognised degree qualification. In fact, many professionals in sectors such as engineering, health services and education choose to complement their existing degrees with a BCom as this ensures career advancement and provides an integral understanding of the business aspects key to their sector of interest. The RBS BCom Degree focuses on decision-making, management and technology within the business arena and is designed to give the student a strong foundation in the essential skills required for a successful career in business management. The RBS BCom Degree fully equips students with both theoretical and practical exposures preparing them for a professional, commercial environment. What will I gain from this programme? - Our accredited and recognised BCom Degree provides graduates with: - A career path in commerce. - An understanding of management functions within the business environment. - A greater ability to communicate effectively, manage human resources and handle labour relations functions. - A proficiency at interpreting and using numerical and statistical knowledge. - Expertise in the use of conventional accounting processes. - An appreciation of ethical behaviour within business practices. - Insight into the computerised business information systems environment and its essential management functions. - Knowledge that is relevant to the economic context of the business environment. - An ability to perform research in the field of business management. - Skills that will boost their career and improve performance. - An opportunity to articulate vertically onto the RBS BCom Honours Degree (BCom Hons) programme or Post graduate Diploma in Management (PG Dip Man) programme How is the programme delivered? Regent Business School is a dedicated distance and supported learning provider, offering a focused, student-orientated approach. Each student receives a comprehensive study pack for all their courses which is supplemented by ongoing tutor access and support via telephone or email. The programme delivery is sensitive to the diverse needs of the learners, especially those who intend to work whilst studying via supported distance learning. The BCom Degree programme will require that students complete 5 modules per year. Year 1 Compulsory Modules - Business Management 1 - Economics 1 - Accounting 1 - Business Communication - Statistics Year 2 - Business Management 2 - Commercial Law - Information Systems Choice of 2 electives from: - Accounting - Economics - Marketing - Health Management - Human Resource Management - Information Technology - Supply Chain Management - Project Management Year 3 - Business Management 3 - Entrepreneurship - International Business / - Taxation Choice of 2 electives from: - Accounting - Economics - Marketing - Health Management - Human Resource Management - Information Technology - Supply Chain Management - Project Management Electives choice in year 2 will be carried over to year 3. Students attempting Accounting 2 and Accounting 3will need to pursue Taxation 302 instead of International Business 302. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce

Pioneer International University PIU
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The B.Com programme has been designed to produce graduates to work in the areas of management, finance, accountancy, marketing, banking, consultancy, administration and related fields. [+]

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) School of Business and Management The B.Com programme has been designed to produce graduates to work in the areas of management, finance, accountancy, marketing, banking, consultancy, administration and related fields. It also has a strong foundation for continued career growth. The programme is structured to reflect the changing world of business and provide a firm foundation for the world of work both in the domestic and global scene. The programme is also intended to provide students with a professional foundation tailored to policy formulation and practice in Business. Ethical principles and general studies have been adequately considered in the design of the programme. From the third year, candidates shall specialize in one of the following disciplines: Accounting; Finance; Marketing or Human Resource Management. Specific Entry Requirements In addition to the general admission requirements into PIU, applicants must have a minimum of KCSE C (C plain) in both Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or the equivalent. Mature Entry Mature entry may be allowed for applicants who shall have attained the age of thirty five (35) years or above at the date of admission. In addition, the applicants must show evidence of at least three (3) years business, or related experience and must have obtained a mean grade of C in KCSE. Credit Transfer Candidates who join the programme with a CHE validated diploma and with a distinction or credit pass in the relevant units shall qualify for credit transfers. Candidates who join the programme with a relevant Higher National Diploma shall also qualify for credit transfers. Candidates with the relevant professional certificates may also transfer credits. The maximum number of course units to be given credit transfer shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total required course units for the programme. Credit transfers and exemptions shall only be granted in the first and second year of study. No exemptions shall be granted in the subsequent years of study. A student registered in another public or accredited private university may be allowed to transfer credits into the programme. Credits shall only be transferred after the PIU Senate receives and scrutinises certified copies of the syllabi and written approval. The PIU Senate may at its discretion seek additional information from the institution concerned at the applicant’s cost. Course Specializations: Aviation, Banking, Micro-Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Finance, Accounting, Insurance, Strategic Management. Diploma in Business Management: Options-Human Resources, Finance, Micro-Finance Entry Requirements for Diploma in Business Management KCSE mean Grade of C Plain with C- in mathematics and English or a Certificate in related area from a recognised institution, or any equivalent qualification. Certificate in Business Management Entry Requirements for Certificate in Business Management KCSE mean Grade of c-. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce

Milpark Education
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 years July 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree is to provide a broad but solid educational foundation to students in the field of commerce, including various key discipline areas such as business management, accounting and law. The qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge base, practical competence and application skills that would enable students either to enter the labour market or [+]

Bachelors in Commerce in Africa 2017. The purpose of the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree is to provide a broad but solid educational foundation to students in the field of commerce, including various key discipline areas such as business management, accounting and law. The qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge base, practical competence and application skills that would enable students either to enter the labour market or to pursue further studies in this field. As an alternative to a general commerce major, students are able to select from six areas of specialisation, namely Financial Planning, Banking, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management, Investment Management and Credit. The Bachelor of Commerce degree appears on the Financial Services Board’s (FSB) list of recognised qualifications for FAIS Fit and Proper purposes. In terms of this rating, the qualification is considered to be relevant to all product categories as a generic (G) qualification ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level) is required. For entry into the degree, candidates who matriculated in 2007 or earlier: 1. A National Senior Certificate AND a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system. 2. A symbol of E or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a symbol of D or higher for Mathematics on SG. Candidates who do not meet this requirement but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration: - Economics - Business Economics - Accounting - Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry - Natural science or Biology. For entry into the Degree, candidates who matriculated in 2008 or later require: 1. A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50‐59%) or better in four subjects from the recognised 20 credit list, one of which must be the language of instruction, namely English. 2. An achievement rating of 4 for Mathematics or 6 for Mathematic Literacy. Candidates who do not meet this requirement but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration: - Economics - Business Economics - Accounting - Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry - Natural Science or Biology Foreign applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the qualification. Foreign students who do not hold a South African matric certificate must present a matric verification from the South African Matriculation Board on application. Milpark admits a small number of students onto its programme via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants interested in applying via RPL will be considered individually by the relevant Dean. ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY Milpark provides students with materials, resources, formative assessments (including online tests and quizzes), discussion opportunities and a number of administrative services as part of the myMilpark and myCourses online tuition and support environments. Course materials contain links to additional external resources in the form of links to downloadable documents, websites and videos. Having access to the above online facilities is essential for efficient communication, learning and success. You will need continuous (daily) access to study, using the resources mentioned above, and to submit and receive your assignments. ASSESSMENT Formative assessment contributes 30% to the final mark and consists of a combination of assignments and tests. The exact formative structure per module will be communicated to you at the start of the semester. Students will write a final, summative assessment per module at the end of each semester, which contributes 70% towards the final mark. Students need to obtain a sub‐minimum mark of 40% in the final, summative assessment and an overall mark of 50% in order to pass the module. DURATION Full‐time contact‐learning students have a minimum of three years and a maximum of four years to complete the qualification. Part‐time distance‐learning students have a minimum of three years and a maximum of nine years to complete the qualification. CERTIFICATION On successful completion of the qualification, the student will receive a Bachelor of Commerce, NQF Level 7 (minimum credits: 360). The Bachelor in Commerce degree is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee of the Council for Higher Education (CHE). [-]