Generic Management Fundamentals

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Course: National Certificate

Mode: Distance

Study Period: up to 6 months 

NQF Level: 5

SAQA ID: 59201

Course Code: GM01GM

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Course Overview

Students registered for this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course will earn 47 credits on successful completion.

  • Use communication techniques effectively
  • Analyse leadership and related theories in a work context
  • Apply a systems approach to decision making
  • Apply the principles of knowledge management
  • Apply mathematical analysis to economic and financial information.
  • Manage the finances of a unit
  • Apply the principles of ethics to improve organisational culture

Study period: up to 6 months   

Study PLUS Course Material

All learning materials are available on an interactive online platform. A fusion of traditional textbook and an online course. Various multimedia options are contained on the portal, include videos, interactive digital activities, and quizzes. The online platform will have all the required study materials and information, to study towards your exam.

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

Entry Requirements

Matric or NQF L4 qualification in relevant role. Learners must also have a good level of English literacy and numeracy.


This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions. Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College.

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