Management Courses

Do you feel stuck in your current job and would like to take up a more senior role? Our Management Courses could help you advance your career. Learn new skills and improve your leadership abilities to face the challenges that come along with this exciting career. 

We Offer The Following Management Courses:

National Qualification Course

Marketing Management N4

The N4 course is the first step into the amazing world of marketing. This course will give you all the basic skills you need for a career in Advertising, Sales, Branding, Public Relations, and many other positions.

Marketing Management N5

This is the second step in receiving your National Diploma. In this certificate course, you will not only learn the basics but you will also learn all about the Sales Management part of marketing.

Marketing Management N6

This is the last course you need to do for your National Diploma in Marketing Management. Once you finish this certificate you will need to do your 18 months of practical work and then the diploma will be yours.

Management Assistant Courses

Management Assistant N4

This course will teach you the basic skills you need to be successful as a Management Assistant. You will learn important skills  like Communication, Office Practice, and Computer Practice.

Management Assistant N5

The N5 Management Assistant is the second certificate course in this field. It gives you even more detail on the subjects you have done and increases your skills even further.

Management Assistant N6

The National Certificate: N6 Management Assistant is the final course before you can get your National Diploma. Like the N5 course, it goes even deeper into each of your subjects and it also adds Public Relations.

Business Management Courses

Business Management N4

The N4 course gives you the basics of Business Management. This course includes a range of subjects with a wide range of skills from Management Communication to Introductory Accounting. This starting point for your diploma.

Business Management N5

Each subject in this course gives you more of the essential skills you will need in any one of the different careers you can get into once you finish you National Diploma in Business Management.

Business Management N6

The N6 Course is the last course on your way to that 100% accredited Diploma in Business Management. This course adds more knowledge to subjects you’ve taken in Business Management N4 and N5 and adds the subject Cost and Management Accounting.

Financial Management Courses

Financial Management N4

Each company needs someone who can manage their money well. This means you will have a high employ ability rate. This course includes subjects such as Financial Accounting and Computerised Financial Systems.

Financial Management N5

Companies want the best possible person for the important job of managing their money. This course will explore everything you have learned so far and   add to it to help you become the best choice for a company.

Financial Management N6

This is the last part of your journey to getting your National Diploma in Financial Management. Once you have completed this certificate and your 18 months of practical experience you will become incredibly employable.

Human Resource Management Courses

Human Resource Management N4

This course will teach you the basics of Human Resources. It will give you a wide range of skills from Entrepreneurship to Management Communication. It will teach you how to work with a company’s best asset: its people.

Human Resource Management N5

The N5 Human Resource Management Course will teach you to coach, manage and bring out the best in the people who work at your company. This course adds subjects like Personnel Training and Labour Relations.

Human Resource Management N6

The N6 Human Resource Management Course is the final course in the Human Resource Management Programme. Once you complete this course and get the needed practical experience, you will receive your National Diploma.

Customer Relations Management Courses

Short Course in Customer Relations Management

This covers the basics of customer relations management, and can be completed in 4 months. Perfect for freshening up on the basics.

Certificate in Customer Relations Management

The Certificate in Customer Relations Management goes beyond the basics, and is made up of 8 fundamental subjects.

Comprehensive Certificate in Customer Relations Management

This course is made up of seven subjects which covers all areas of customer relations management  both basic and the more advance concepts.

Supply Chain Management Courses

Short Course in Supply Chain Management

This course teaches you all you need to know when it comes to the basics of Supply Chain Management. This is a 4 month course.

Supply Chain Management Proficiency Certificate

This course teaches you the essentials of becoming a successful supply chain manager and can take up to 8 months to complete.

Supply Chain Management Comprehensive Certificate

This is the most advanced supply chain management course on offer. It is made up of eight subjects and covers all areas of supply chain management.

Small Business Management Courses

Small Business Management Short Course

The Small Business Management short course is made up of two subjects which briefly cover the basics of starting and running your own business successfully.

Small Business Management Certificate Course

This is our standard course for this career path. Here you will learn the essentials of small business management as well as problem-solving skills.

Small Business Management Comprehensive Certificate Course

This is our most advanced small business course which equips you with budgeting, problem-solving and business etiquette basics.

Financial Management Courses

Financial Management Short Course

The Financial Management Short Course is made up of two subjects and can be completed within 4 months after registering.

Financial Management Certificate Course

The Financial Management Certificate course is made up of four subjects, and can be completed within 8 months.

Financial Management Comprehensive Certificate Course

This is our most advanced financial management provider programme and covers all areas in this field. It can be completed within 12 months.

Office Management Courses

Short Course in Office Management

The Short Course Certificate in Office Management is made up of three subjects and takes up to 4 months to complete.

Proficiency Certificate in Office Management

The proficiency certificate in office management teaches you all the basic skills and tools you need to be effective in this field.

Comprehensive Certificate in Office Management

This advanced course covers all areas involved with becoming a successful office manager. It is perfect for anyone who wants to work in a business environment.

Human Resource Management Courses

Short Course in Human Resource Management

The short course in human resource management is made up of two subjects and can be completed within  4 months.

Certificate in Human Resource Management

 This standard human resource management course is made up of four subjects and can be completed within 8 months.

Comprehensive Certificate in Human Resource Management

This advanced course covers all areas of human resource management and can be completed within 12 months.

Production and Operations Management Courses

Production and Operations Management Short Course

The production and operations management short course teaches you the basics of this field and can be completed within 4 months. Perfect for someone who just wants to learn the fundamentals

Certificate in Production and Operations Management

This course teaches you the essentials skills needed to succeed in production and operations management, and can take up to 8 months to complete.

Comprehensive Certificate in Production and Operations Management

This advanced course covers all areas of productions and operations management and can be completed within 12 months.

General Management Courses

Short Course in General Management

This is a short 4 month course, made up of three subjects which teaches you the basics of being a manager in the working environment.

Certificate in General Management

The certificate in general management is made up of   five subjects and can take up to 8 months to   complete.

Comprehensive Certificate in General Management

This advanced certificate combines the previous 2 courses and covers all areas of general management, and can be completed within 12 months.

Sales Management Courses

Short Course in Sales Management

This is a short 4-month course in which you will learn the basics of managing sales staff in the business environment.

Proficiency Certificate in Sales Management

The proficiency certificate in sales management teaches you the essentials of this field and can be completed within 8 months.

Comprehensive Certificate in Sales Management

This advanced course covers all areas of sales management, is made up of seven subjects and can be completed in 12 months.

Call Centre Management Courses

Short Course in Call Centre Management

This course is made up of three subjects, teaching you the basics of working in a call centre as well as face-to-face communication.

Certificate in Call Centre Management

The certificate in call centre management covers the essentials of this field and can be completed within 8 months.

Comprehensive Certificate in Call Centre Management

This is our most advanced call centre management course, which covers all areas in this field and can take up to 12t months to complete.

Retail Management Courses

Short Course in Retail Management

This is a quick three subject course which teaches you the basics of working as a manager in the retail environment and can take up to 4 months to complete.

Proficiency Certificate in Retail Management

The proficiency certificate in retail management covers the essentials of this field and can be completed within 8 months.

Comprehensive Certificate in Retail Management

This advanced certificate covers all areas of retail management and can take up to 12 months to complete.

Marketing Management Courses

Short Course in Marketing Management

This short course is made up of three subjects, and teaches you the basics in marketing techniques. It can take up to 4 months to complete.

Certificate in Marketing Management

The certificate in marketing management covers the essentials of this field, is made up of five subjects and can take up to 8 months to complete.

Comprehensive Certificate in Marketing Management

This course covers all the basic and advanced subjects of working in a marketing environment and can take up to 12 months to complete.

Security and Risk Management Courses

Short Course in Security and Risk Management

This course simply teaches you the basics of security and risk management. Perfect for someone needing a small amount of insight into this field.

Security and Risk Management Proficiency Certificate

Here you will receive all the essential subjects to help you pursue a successful career in security and risk management.

Security and Risk Management Comprehensive Certificate

This will teach you everything that you need to know regarding this field of interest. Become a fully qualified Security and Risk Manager.

Why Study Management Courses?

Do you love working with people and would like to understand them a bit more? Well, our Management Courses will teach you how to understand people’s behaviour and how you can communicate with them. This will make managing them easy and effective. Our courses will be beneficial to anyone who wants to start their own business or take their career to the next level. Your business or organisation will only become successful if you learn how to work with the people behind its success. 

 

What you can Learn From our Management Courses

If you think you are lacking in the skills department, you could only benefit from our Management Courses. Here you will learn valuable skills you can use in your current job, while you prepare yourself for your dream career. 

 

Subjects

Your subjects will depend on your field of interest and the course you enroll in. Some courses have subjects such as Computer Practice, Entrepreneurship or Financial Management, while others don’t. However, all our Management Courses offer either Business English or Communication as a subject. 

 

Skills

There are just some skills that can’t be taught through experience alone. That’s why you should go for training or enroll in a course. Our courses focus on teaching students transferable skills they may use in just about any industry. You will become a skilled problem-solver once you’ve completed your course. 

 

Entry Requirements

At Skills Academy we have an open entry system. That means that our admission and registration is open to all. No matter how good or bad your final results were, you can apply to study with us as long as you meet the basic requirements. 

 

NATED Courses

We offer National Accredited Technical Education Diploma (NATED) in partnership with Bellview Institute of Distance Learning. Students who are interested in NATED courses should have NQF Level 4 Qualification. That means Matric or a qualification of an equal value. All courses are offered in English. 

 

Provider Programmes

Now you can study without matric. We believe in equal opportunities. That’s why our Provider Programmes are designed to give students without matric a chance to up their skills for their dream career. To enroll, you need to be at least 16 years old with grade 10. Our courses are offered in English. Students need to be able to write and understand the language. 

What Skills do you Need to Become a Manager?

Do you think you have what it takes to become a manager? If not, you could always work on areas that will make you the perfect person for the job. Here are some skills you can work on to take your career to the next level. 

 

Communication Skills

The number one skill a manager needs is great communication skills. How well you communicate with your team determines their output. Make sure you give out instructions clearly. Remember, communication is not always just about talking. You will need excellent listening skills as well. 

 

Problem-solving

As a manager, you will be faced with many difficulties throughout the work day. You will be expected to solve the problems your employees may face as well as your own. This will include identifying the source of a problem and coming up with solutions. Being able to solve problems in an effective manner will increase the trust your employees or colleagues have in you. 

 

Decision-making

A large part of a manager’s daily responsibilities include making decisions. This is an important task since your business or organisation’s success can be directly affected by your decisions. For this, you will need to weigh the pros and cons of each decision before you make up your mind. 

 

Technical Skills

Being a manager means you have to be competent in all areas. You will have to know how every department in your company functions. If you’re going to oversee and manage a team, it is good to have an idea of what their daily roles are like. There may also come a time when you are understaffed and you should help workers get the job done. Managers are also responsible for training new staff . Therefore, it is good to have a demonstrated ability of technical skills. 

 

Experience

Sometimes companies may promote managers internally. If you would like to impress and show them why you are the perfect candidate for the job, you will need experience. Any managerial experience would show that you have a keen interest to do the job. Practice your skills by taking charge of a group project you are currently working on.

Important Characteristics of a Manager

Having the necessary skills to be a good manager is important however to be a successful manager, it is important to have the characteristics of a manager as well. Here are a few characteristics needed for you to be a successful manager . 

  • A team player
  • Multitask 
  • Goal oriented
  • Decision making 

The Role of a Manager

The role of a manager is quite simple. They offer support and guidance to lower-level employees. They do this by assigning tasks according to employees and offering training to help them become more skilled to do the job. Managers can be found in every industry and there are many factors that may influence their daily tasks. 

 

Setting Goals and Objectives

Each team member may have individual goals they want to achieve or they need guidance to help them bring out their best. Managers have a clear understanding of what needs to be done and when. This is why they need to set goals and objectives. It will keep everyone on board of the task at hand. 

 

Measuring Results and Performance 

As a manager, you will have to measure the quality of work as well as the impact it has. This means you will have to evaluate each staff member’s performance. Look at areas where they can improve on and make suggestions. Measuring results can help give you a better understanding on how to do things differently next time or what to do next. 

 

Helping Others Develop Skills

Helping others reach their full potential is one of your biggest responsibilities. Leaders should inspire others to do their best, and offer mentorship. Your duties include providing employees with needed training to help them reach their goals and get the job done. Providing this will encourage them to work hard and perform their best. It will also make their daily tasks more meaningful. 

Careers in the Management Industry

Having a Management Career is a fun and exciting job to have. You can work in almost any field and again a lot of experience. You directly contribute to the success of your company while enjoying many of the benefits of this field. Below are some of the popular jobs in the management industry.

It’s Time to Take Your Career to the Next Level!

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