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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Quality Management IB - TQM1502
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to apply quality techniques and configuration management in the working environment. This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour and commercial industry.
Quality Management Systems III - QMS301Q
Diploma,Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 15
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of Quality Management Systems III is to provide the knowledge and skills for the understanding and requirements for the implementation of ISO management systems. The contents relate to ISO quality management systems, environmental management systems and health and safety management systems.
Strategic Planning IIIA - MNG3701
Advanced Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNG2601 or MNG2016 (Not applicable to BTCOR, BTPLC, BTEXP, BTMAN, BTSMN, BTTOU & BTAGM & 98235)
Purpose: Students who complete this module can critically evaluate the competitive strategic choices of a business and can explain the complexity of these processes in dynamic and changing environments.
Business Management IB - BSM1602
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to acquire the foundational concepts in Business Management, by developing a detailed understanding of the relevant business functions in a small business, underlying theoretical knowledge of the appropriate activities of the functional areas and be able to apply it to the business practice.
Risk Management II - RSM271Z
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 30
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: RMN111Z
Purpose: To equip the student to understand and apply occupational risk control measures.
Business Management IIA - BSM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: BSM1501 & BSM1602 or BSM1M1P & BSM1M2P
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to give the student a general understanding of the internal functions of the business. Qualifying students will be able to interpret a financial statement, understand the impact of credit management and understand corporate governance principals in general.
She Management III - TMA301P
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Apply Safe, Health and Environmental (SHE) management principles when providing leadership and managing staff. Social Environmental Studies.
Corporate Citizenship - MNN3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1501 & MNB1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide learners with the necessary competencies to analyse the development of and rationale for global responsible business behaviour against a historical, sociological and economical background. Successful students will be able to apply the key terms, concepts, and theories related to the multifaceted field of corporate citizenship. The implementation of corporate citizenship initiatives will be evaluated, and the role of the African context in corporate citizenship examined. Considering the increasing international emphasis on corporate citizenship, the module is of value to the individual, potential employers, as well as society at large.
Business Management IIB - BSM2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: BSM1501& BSM1602 or BSM1M1P & BSM1M2P
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to give the business student a general understanding of the internal functions of the business, the interrelationships between and among the different functional areas as well as the influence of the external environment on the business.
Quality Management IB - TQM1602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to apply quality techniques and configuration management in the working environment. This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, Department of Labour and commercial industry. The explosive industry is a fast growing and highly technological industry which is continually subject to significant changes and renewal. This brings about specific risks and control considerations with a major impact on the different sectors in the industries. Students credited with this module will be able to choose typical applications of quality techniques in the manufacturing environment. Students of this course are able to apply quality techniques in the production environment.
Quality Management Systems IIIA (Offered from 2019) - QLS3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To provide the knowledge and skills for the implementation of quality management systems and other business management standards available and provide a basis for business management system implementation in the explosives industry.
Explosives IB - EXP1601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour, health and safety and commercial industry. The explosive industry is a fast growing and highly technological industry which is continually subject to significant changes and renewal. This brings about specific risks and control considerations with a major impact on the different sectors in the industries. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to apply and use the elementary explosive technologies during manufacturing and other processes in an explosives environment. Students credited with this module will be able to supervise manufacturing processes and solve management problems on middle to senior management level in the explosives environment.
Business Management IIIA - BSM3701
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: BSM2601 & BSM2602 or BSM201P (NOT applicable to 98683)
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with the necessary competencies (knowledge, skills and values) so that they can perform the necessary tasks and roles as a manager at all levels of management and in any function of a business. Students will furthermore be equipped to apply the processes inherent to the functions of marketing, human resource management, and purchasing and supply chain management.
Strategic Implementation and Control IIIB - MNG3702
Advanced Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: MNG3701
Purpose: Students who complete this module can critically evaluate the choices in implementing strategy, and think strategically when making recommendations on strategy implementation in practical situations. Students will also be able to identify and critique strategic control measures.
Quality Management Systems IIIB (Offered from 2019) - QLS3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To provide the knowledge and skills for the implementation of quality management systems and other business management standards available and provide a basis for business management system implementation in the explosives industry.
Explosives II - EXP2601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Utilise primary high explosives, secondary high explosives and propellants appropriately according to their properties and performance.
Business Management IIIB - BSM3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: BSM2601 & BSM2602 or BSM201P
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students to function mainly as tactical (functional) managers in any organisation. The qualifying student will be competent in applying selected management principles and techniques, and in supporting and implementing strategies,policies and procedures. Students will also be able to deal effectively with contemporary issues on a tactical (functional) level. These issues are specific to the student’s chosen organisation and include tactical/functional opportunities or problems that may arise within the marketing, human resources, or purchasing and supply management functions within that organisation.
Health and Safety Management IIA - TMA3601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to interpret and apply risk management principles and safety and health requirements. The qualifying learner will have the competence to implement risk management actions and safety and health principles.
Explosives Management IIA - EXP2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of the whole module is to utilise primary high explosives and secondary high explosives appropriately according to their properties and performance. This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour, health and safety and commercial industry. The explosive industry is a fast growing and technological industry which is continually subject to significant changes and renewal. This brings about specific risks and control considerations with a major impact on the different sectors in the industries. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to apply and use primary and secondary explosives during manufacturing processes. Students credited with this module will be able to choose typical applications of primary and secondary explosives.
Explosives Industrial Practice III - EXI3701
Diploma Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Introduction; systems analysis and design; performance improvement programmes; computerisation.
Health and Safety Management IIB - TMA3602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to interpret and apply health and safety related legal requirements as well as health and safety management system requirements in an explosives environment. The qualifying learner will have the competence to implement legal requirements and management actions in compliance with OHSAS 18001.
Explosives Management IIIB - EXP2603
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to utilise propellants appropriately according to their properties and performance and to utilise blast design principles appropriately according to their application and performance.This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour, health and safety and commercial industry.The explosives industry is a fast growing and highly technological industry which is continually subject to significant changes and renewal. This brings about specific risks and control considerations with a major impact on the different sectors in the industries. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to apply and use propellants during manufacturing processes. Students credited with this module will be able to choose typical propellants for particular applications and apply blast design principles.
Explosives Industrial Practice IIIA (Offered from 2019) - EXL3701
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Apply appropriate skills and knowledge to identify an operational problem in the workplace.
Explosives Project IV - ESJ4801
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Apply appropriate skills and knowledge to conduct a limited research project.
Business Management IB - MNB1601
Under Graduate Degree,Advanced Certificate Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNB1501 or MNB101D
Purpose: The aim of this module is to provide insight and an understanding of the individual functional areas of business management which ultimately form a synergistic whole that directs the business towards its goals. These functional areas are human resources, marketing, finance, operations and purchasing and supply. This module will provide the foundation for learners’ further study in the functional areas of a business.
Explosives Industrial Practice IIIB (Offered from 2019) - EXL3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Apply appropriate skills and knowledge to conduct a limited research project on an operational problem in the workplace.
Explosives IV - EXP4801
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Test and evaluate explosives and explosive filled items, supervise and lead people in an environment where explosives and explosives filled items are handled.
Business Management IA - BSM1501
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree,Diploma,Higher Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Entrepreneurship and the profile of the entrepreneur, small business management, business ideas and servicing a niche market, feasibility study, assessment of risk, business plan, establishment of a business, legal issues in the establishment of a small business.
Business Management - by Portfolio - MNB2601
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with the necessary background in terms of the role of portfolios as an important driver of strategy (and strategy implementation specifically) in contemporary business organisations. The module focuses on the general management principles pertaining to the management of a business by portfolio. The planning, organising, leading and control functions of a manager are applied to portfolio planning, organising, implementation and control.
Explosives III - EXP3701
Diploma Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Utilise primary high explosives, secondary high explosives and propellants appropriately according to their properties and performance.
Research Project in Business Management - HRBUS83
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 36
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: HMEMS80
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to equip students with the competencies required to plan, execute and write an acceptable academic research proposal in Business Management. Students will be able to gather, analyse, evaluate and apply knowledge and reason and debate in written format a specific topic, recognising existing research on the topic and integrate appropriate research methodologies in Business Management.
Explosives I - EXP1501
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Apply explosives technologies and skills to supervise limited production processes and to perform routine tasks in an explosives environment, select the correct type of explosive or combination of explosives for a particular application, select and combine the appropriate explosives accessories for prescribed applications, utilise and maintain standard services and measuring apparatus in explosives plants.
Management IIA - MND2601
Diploma,Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module, in the broader context of the Diploma in Management, is to enable the student to explain and apply the principles of management with special emphasis on the management functions of planning, organising, leading and control. Qualifying students will be competent in: applying selected management principles and techniques; and exploring and applying various decision making techniques in a variety of decision making conditions.
Explosives IIIB (Offered from 2019) - EXP3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the whole module is to apply explosives technologies and skills to supervise limited production processes and to perform routine tasks in a commercial explosives environment. This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour, health and safety and commercial industry. The explosive industry is a fast growing and highly technological industry which is continually subject to significant changes and renewal. This brings about specific risks and control considerations with a major impact on the different sectors in the industries. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to apply and use the elementary explosive technologies during manufacturing processes in a commercial explosives environment and will be able to supervise limited manufacturing process, apply quality assurance principle, and solve management problems.
International Business - INT4801
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce students to International Business management and its dynamics as a strategic approach for businesses that operates across international borders. This paper provides insight into the complexity of international business operations and why the study of international business environments is of essence for any manager that operates in the international business context. This module covers the processes involved in identifying international business opportunities, and how to exploit same in a strategic manner. It is a module that prepares potential global managers for the challenges of operating internationally. It exposes students to various fields of business management such as Human resources, marketing, strategic management, finance, and accounting. It also touches on some aspects of sociology, IT and a host of other issues that influence the conduct of business globally.
Explosives IA - EXP1502
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour, health and safety and commercial industry. The explosive industry is a fast growing and highly technological industry which is continually subject to significant changes and renewal. This brings about specific risks and control considerations with a major impact on the different sectors in the industries. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to apply and use the elementary explosive technologies during manufacturing and other processes in an explosives environment. Students credited with this module will be able to supervise manufacturing processes and solve management problems on middle to senior management level in the explosives environment.
Management IIB - MND2602
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MND2601
Purpose: The purpose of this module, in the broader context of the Diploma in Management, is to enable the student to explain and apply the principles of management with specific focus on organising and controlling management functions, information management and communication, leadership and motivation theories.
Management Practice IV - MGP437U
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with the competence to discharge the responsibility of a manager. Students are introduced to the importance of management, by relating management theory to management practices.
Strategic Management - MNG4801
Honours,Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to build on the existing strategic management knowledge of postgraduate students. This module provides insight into the building blocks of strategic management and the interrelatedness of these building blocks. It covers the formulation, implementation and control of strategic plans and also affords students with the opportunity to evaluate and develop a strategic plan.
Business Management IA - MNB1501
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to establish a foundation for the study of business management; and to develop the learner's understanding of the concept of strategic management and of the specific management tasks (planning, organising, leadership, control). This will enable qualifying learners to develop basic business plans that reflect an entrepreneurial approach to maximising the use of resources. These business plans are of the type that could be used for seeking funding from financing institutions.
Management IB - MNG1602
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNG1502 or MNG1M14
Purpose: Managing within the new economy to obtain a competitive advantage, the changing role of the operational manager, operational planning, organize operational resources, monitor and control operation resources, operational decision-making and problem-solving, teams and performance, self management and industrial relations.
Global Business Management IA - MNB3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNG2601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the theories and concepts of Global Business Management in general and, in particular, the dynamic environments within which global business are conducted. The module is designed to expose students to the dynamics of cross-border business involvement and galvanise the knowledge that students need to identify and understand the implications of international business environments for cross-border operations. It accordingly provides the necessary knowledge of and insight into external environmental influences that need to be considered in global strategic decisions, including decisions regarding cross-border trade, investment and operations. This module further attempts to explain basic global management processes and procedures, including those related international trade, investment and financing.
The Management of Organisational Change and Renewal - ORG4801
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to provide students with the necessary competencies to manage change. The 21st century has brought with it major changes in the expectations that society has of organisations. Together with globalisation and major technological innovation, it has even changed the way industries are configured. This module explores the role of the manager in "new" organisations. These organisations develop in response to the major, ongoing change in the business environment and differ from traditional organisations in terms of structure, technology, strategy and relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Students are specifically empowered to (a) evaluate the challenges facing "new" organisations and their managers (evaluate when change is needed), (b) plan a(n) change/intervention (planning in good as well as bad times); (c) organise the organisation to fit the planned change; (d) lead and implement the change in an organisation; and (e) control / set the change.
Management IA - MNG1502
Diploma,Higher Certificate,Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for the students to develop their understanding of the foundational concepts in the field of management. This module presents a general outline of management and management functions, leadership and teamwork, interpersonal skills, and contemporary issues in management
General Management - MNG2601
Diploma,Advanced Certificate,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of the module, in the broader context of the BCom degree, is to provide learners with detailed knowledge, applied competence and skills related to general management principles. In particular, the aim is to enable learners to understand the management functions of planning, organising, leading and control, thus preparing them to be employable managers, workers or entrepreneurs and contributors to society and the business community.
Global Business Management IB - MNB3702
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNB3701
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to both the theories and contemporary practices of Global Business Management and its dynamics in a strategic approach to managing business organisations that operate across borders. Accordingly, this module provides relevant information on and insight into the complexity of business operations in increasingly competitive and dynamic global business environments, the extent and nature of which were largely addressed in the module Global Business Management IA (MNB3701). The current module, and especially its dynamic approach to global leadership and management, devising relevant competitive global business strategies, structuring and managing global business operations, provides an exceptionally appropriate exposure to managers involved in or contemplating involvement in international business. Global business management is multi-disciplinary, and it touches on, inter alia, issues related to the behavioral sciences.
Sustainability And Greed - SUS1501
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma,Higher Certificate Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The overarching purposes of this signature module will be to remind commerce students of their personhood and to present them with a primer to a lifetime of critical thinking. These objectives will be pursued by: a) introducing students to selected ethical traditions; and b) providing them with opportunities in the form of “case studies” to apply these to contemporary social themes including sustainability and greed.
Contemporary Management Issues - MNG2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNG2601 or MNG2016
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to provide students with the necessary competencies (knowledge, values and skills) to explore the role of the manager in the contemporary organisation which functions in a business environment characterised by major, ongoing change. The traditional management functions of planning, organising, leading and control are re-examined in the context of the dynamic business environment of the 21st century where managers face new and unique challenges.
Management IIIA - MND3701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MND2602 or MNG241Y
Purpose: The purpose of this module, in the broader context of the Diploma in Management, is to provide the student with graduate-level knowledge, applied competence and skills relating to contemporary management issues. The emphasis is on understanding contemporary management issues that will prepare students to be employable managers, workers or entrepreneurs and contributors to society and the business community. More specifically this module will enable students to identify and initiate change to support growth and survival in a dynamic environment; analyse an organisations’ culture to create and maintain a new culture; and manage social issues in the enterprise by solving conflict and addressing ethical issues in the workplace.
Quality Management IA - TQM1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the whole module is to apply quality management principles when supervising staff in the working environment. This module is primarily intended for members in the explosives industries who are in the middle to senior management position in the police, military, labour and commercial industry. Apply quality management principles in the working environment.
Leadership - MNL2601
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to identify the principles of effective leadership in contemporary business organisations and to develop the learner's understanding of the interrelatedness of leadership and management in order to achieve organisational goals. Contemporary issues in practicing leadership for success will be explained, namely leadership skills that are necessary in modern organisations, the role of leaders in workplace relations, the role of leaders in teamwork, the importance of leadership ethics, the formulation of leadership standards, and the evaluation of leadership performance.
Management IIIB - MND3702
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MND3701
Purpose: The purpose of this module, in the broader context of the management diploma, is to provide students with the necessary knowledge, applied competence and skills related to contemporary management issues and to prepare them to be employable managers, workers or entrepreneurs and contributors to society and the business community. Specifically, this module will enable students to understand the importance of strategic management; project management, the management of groups and teams in contemporary organisations and address corporate citizenship in the workplace.