Programme in Numerical Skills for Business
The study package includes 4 study guides and tutorial letters which you will receive by postal mail and can also find on myUnisa.Aim of programme
This programme is designed to equip students with basic numerical skills for use in everyday business situations.
Need for numeracy
The ability to cope with numbers is needed everywhere, especially in Southern Africa. Every business transaction requires the application of basic numerical skills. Numeracy is an advantage in any work situation and often a requirement for career opportunities.
Coping with numbers
In this programme learners broaden their numerical skills. They learn how to cope with numbers by identifying, formulating and solving quantifiable business problems. At the same time they can fulfill the entrance requirements for enrollment for a tertiary qualification.
Who would benefit?
Anyone in need of basic numerical skills will benefit from this programme.
What numerical skills?
After successfully completing this programme, a learner should be able to cope with
and be able to perform the necessary calculations for business applications such as
The programme consists of four modules.
INUMS0L: Business data
INUMS0Y : Numbers and functions
INUMS0M : Optimisation
INUMS0N Decision structuring
Open and distance learning
Assignments must be submitted by the due date specified in tutorial letter 101. Assignments with model solutions will be sent out in tutorial letters.
Registration for this programme is from 28 November until 21 December 2012 (1st semester 2013) and from 1 February until 13 July 2013 (2nd semester 2013). The final date for payments for the second semester is 31 July. Students have to complete the programme by the second semester of 2013. You may download the MS Word registration form for the certificate programme as a Word97 document (or a PDF file). Registration can be done by e-mail only (see registration form). After we have received your form, it will take a few days before you receive a new student number for the programme from us. Only then should you make your payment into the Unisa account using the payment details on the form. For foreign payments, the SWIFT CODE for the bank is SBZAZAJJ. In case you need it, kindly download Unisa's formal confirmation of account details. Remember to e-mail your proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org!
All study material is included.
The full fee is payable before final registration will take place. After we have received your form, we will let you know what your special student number is for the programme and only then should you make your payment into the Unisa account, using your new student number, the first digit of which will be a 7. Remember to e-mail your proof of payment to email@example.com!
Requests for further information and registration forms should be addressed to:The Programme Co-ordinator
Centre of Decision Sciences
P O Box 392
Fax: 012 429 4898