Why a Higher Certificate in Business Management Practice?

By studying towards a Higher Certificate in Business Management Practice, you will gain a sound understanding of elementary concepts and principles of administration, accounting, business management and entrepreneurship. This qualification provides you with basic knowledge of the principles, theories, methods and techniques of the art and science of business. In addition, it equips you to be able to apply these skills and understandings to be competitive in the job market, while laying the foundation for further studies. All universities and many private colleges offer different registered and accredited Higher Certificates. These qualifications are offered either in face-to-face lecture room settings, online, distance and in some instances a blend of these modes. Depending on where you register to study and which Higher Certificate you select you will be able to determine your desired mode of study and specialisation.

What NewBridge College Offers

NewBridge College offers a voluntary and additional support programme for students who elect to study an external distance Higher Certificate through South Africa’s largest distance University. NewBridge College offers a full-time campus environment for students who see the value and flexibility offered by studying towards a distance qualification, but who also seek the full time Campus experience, extra lessons through our support programme, personal and professional development and an active sport and social life.

What the Distance University Offers

Having registered for the distance Higher Certificate, the University will take full responsibility for your registration towards your chosen registered qualification. Additionally, they take full responsibility for the qualification by developing the content, assessing the curriculum and certifying the qualification. These functions are the exclusive responsibility of the University, which is the registered and accredited provider. Entrance criteria are set by the University, and it is therefore imperative that you to check the entrance criteria of your selected degree with the University directly.

For further information regarding registration and accreditation click here

What You Will Learn

What You Will Learn

  1. Leading people
  2. Managing accounting and technology resources in organisations
  3. Operating effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  4. Overseeing administrative procedures and systems
  5. Planning and organising the activities of others
  6. Demonstrating entrepreneurial skills
  7. Selling products or services
  8. Analysing theories of industrial psychology and commercial law
  9. Applying general business principles to real life situations

Higher Certificate in Business Management Practice Programme Content

Career Path

Programme Content:

  • Academic Literacy
  • Computer Literacy
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Socioeconomics
  • Introduction to Industrial Psychology
  • Commercial Law
  • Work Integrated Learning

Career Path

Entrance Criteria

  • Store Management
  • Sales Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Direct Marketing
  • Events and Promotional Management
  • Administration Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Office Administration
  • Personal Assistant
  • Small Business Manager
  • Retail Buyer
  • Retail Management

NewBridge College Blended Support

NewBridge College offers voluntary and additional blended lecture and tutorial support for the Higher Certificate in Business Management Practice. This distance higher certificate is registered and accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training and the Council on Higher Education.

Your registration with these providers allows you to receive their materials, their distance or online support and to write their assessments and exams. On successful completion of their higher certificate, you will receive their registered and accredited qualification.

Your registration with NewBridge College allows you access to a student support programme at our safe, secure, and conveniently situated digitally enabled campus. This includes being able to attend our full-time blended lecture and tutorial support programme and the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy coupled with our unique Professional Development Programme. This together with our sport and social life ensure you will enjoy a vibrant campus life.

Our approach has been developed to give students a well-rounded campus experience and all the support needed to complete their studies successfully. The result is that our students will have the confidence to adapt to the complexities of the 21 st  century and learn first-hand how to pursue lifelong learning throughout their careers.

The support we offer on our campus includes:

  • Academic support in our digitally enabled spaces and other learning facilities
  • Extra lessons for your higher certificate
  • Personal and professional development and International Certifications for Short Learning programmes offered through the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy
  • Sports club membership opportunities
  • Social programmes
  • Campus Cafe

The voluntary and additional support we offer is designed to assist students while they study towards the qualification provided by their chosen institution.

NewBridge College Accelerate Academy

Everything we do at NewBridge College is designed to give students a competitive advantage for life. Every student has the opportunity to join our NewBridge College Accelerate Academy, receiving access to specialist programmes that support and complement your area of study.

Students gain NewBridge College Accelerate Academy certificates of recognition for every level successfully completed to add further credibility to their CV’s when they complete their studies. Specialist programmes comprise workshops, lectures, case studies and specially curated online content, cultivating skills that prepare students to take control of their destiny while enhancing their appeal to potential employers.

The NewBridge College Accelerate Academy comprises the following:

Higher Certificate in Business Management Practice

Higher Certificate in Business Management Practice

For any enquiries about this programme, please get in touch with us by clicking on one of the icons below, or complete the contact form below and one of our Student Advisors will be in contact with you shortly.

For further information regarding registration and accreditation click here

For any enquiries about this programme, please get in touch with us by clicking on one of the icons below, or complete the contact form below and one of our Student Advisors will be in contact with you shortly.