GLOBAL MANAGEMENT ACADEMY

Certificate in Business Management

The Global CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT is an intensive suite of 5 courses, designed to enable new and experienced supervisors and team leaders develop the knowledge with which to successfully manage the efficient operations of a department or business unit.

Comprising 100 hours of online learning and extensive downloadable learning materials, this program will help you rapidly advance your career.

PROGRAM CONTENT

The courses in this program include:

COURSE 1: UNDERSTANDING YOUR ORGANIZATION AND ITS CONTEXT

  • Unit 1: Getting Started
  • Unit 2: Understanding Organizations
  • Unit 3: Understanding Organization Structure
  • Unit 4: Understanding Organization Functions
  • Unit 5: Understanding Management Functions
  • Unit 6: Understanding Management Roles and Responsibilities
  • Unit 7: Knowing the Stakeholders
  • Unit 8: Knowing the External Environment
  • Unit 9: Conducting a PESTLE Analysis
  • Unit 10: Wrapping-up

COURSE 2: MANAGING BUDGETS AND COSTS

  • Unit 1: Getting Started
  • Unit 2: Understanding Costs
  • Unit 3: Cost Centres
  • Unit 4: Standard Costs
  • Unit 5: The Sales Budgets
  • Unit 6: The Labour Budget
  • Unit 7: The Production Budget
  • Unit 8: The Materials and Equipment Budget
  • Unit 9: The Overhead Budget
  • Unit 10: Finalizing the Budget
  • Unit 11: Managing the Budget
  • Unit 12: Budgeting Best Practice
  • Unit 13: Wrapping Up

COURSE 3: MANAGING THE EFFICIENT USE OF MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Unit 1: Getting Started
  • Unit 2: Understanding Resources
  • Unit 3: Identifying Resource Requirements
  • Unit 4: Capacity and Resource Planning
  • Unit 5: Purchasing and Materials Planning
  • Unit 6: Monitoring and Allocating Materials
  • Unit 7: Managing the use of Equipment
  • Unit 8: Managing the Security of Resources
  • Unit 9: Maintenance and the Safe use of Resources
  • Unit 10: Identifying Resource Waste
  • Unit 11: Minimizing Waste
  • Unit 12: Wrapping-up

COURSE 4: SOLVING PROBLEMS AND MAKING DECISIONS

  • Unit 1: Getting Started
  • Unit 2: The Problem-Solving Method
  • Unit 3: Problem recognition and definition
  • Unit 4: Gathering Information
  • Unit 5: Analyzing Causes
  • Unit 6: Generating Solutions
  • Unit 7: Breakthrough Thinking
  • Unit 8: The Six Thinking Hats
  • Unit 9: Analzying Solution Options
  • Unit 10: Selecting the Best-fit Solution
  • Unit 11: Risk Analysis
  • Unit 12; Implementing the Solution
  • Unit 13: Monitoring Progress
  • Unit 14: Wrapping-up

COURSE 5: DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Unit 1: Getting Started
  • Unit 2: Managing Relationships
  • Unit 3: Managing Diversity
  • Unit 4: Building Trust and Respect
  • Unit 5: Communication and Building Trust
  • Unit 6: Internal Communication – Managing Ideas and Information
  • Unit 7: Using Feedback
  • Unit 8: Resolving Workplace Conflict
  • Unit 9: Networking
  • Unit 10: Wrapping-up

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal entry requirements for this program. Candidates will be working in, or preparing for work as a first line supervisor, team leader or manager.

PROGRAM DURATION

Learners have 6 months from the date of enrolment to complete the Certificate Program.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment in this program takes the form of Online-quizzes (normally 3 in each course). Each quiz has a pass mark of 70% and you can take the quizzes as many times as you wish.

6 REASONS TO ENROL IN THIS PROGRAM NOW!

  • You get a Management Certificate which is recognized worldwide.
  • All Global courses are iPad and Mobile device compatible
  • You get real value for money (E-learning costs a fraction of conventional learning).
  • You can get started immediately.
  • You can learn at your own pace, at home, at work, in the park, anywhere you choose.
  • You will have excellent support from a dedicated coach throughout the program.

CERTIFICATION: Global Management Academy Parchment Certificate (mailed)

DELIVERY: On-line with email, skype and phone support as required.

RESOURCES: Downloadable Learners manuals for each course, additional articles, workbooks and worksheets.

ILM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates can elect to upgrade their Global Certificate to an ILM qualification by completing written assignments for each of the courses in the program. Contact us for more information.