General Business Management

Build the knowledge and skills required to operate confidently in the general business world.

Business Skills Certificates

General Business Management

Purpose of this programme

This course starts off with the Office Application Specialist course. The programme is designed to enhance people’s value as employees and make you even more employable! Learners will be introduced to life skills such as learning strategies, entrepreneurship, financial literacy and computer fluency. This course will not only empower learners to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in the MS Office environment but also make them understand how the general business world works.

Classes are lectured-based and are conducted on a weekly basis. Your course and assessments are practical in nature. You do not need a computer for this course; you are welcome to do all your practical work at the ATTI centre.

Career Pathway

  • Computer literacy for any person working in the formal employment sector
  • Office administrator
  • Office assistants
  • Typist
  • Receptionists
  • Junior Manager
  • Secretaries
  • Data Capturer
  • Cashier

Key Learning Outcomes and Skills

Office Application Specialist

  • PC Basics
  • Windows 10
  • Typing Techniques
  • MS Word 2016 Basic and Expert
  • MS Excel 2016 Basic and Expert
  • MS PowerPoint 2016 Basic and Expert
  • Internet Explorer
  • MS Outlook 2016
  • CV Creation and Networking skill

Mathematical Literacy

  • Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life-related problems
  • Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, critique and prove geometrical relationships in 2 & 3 dimensional space in the life and workplace of the adult with increasing responsibilities.
  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues.

Generic Business Management

  • Your Business and Job
  • Interpret current affairs relating to a business sector
  • Investigate and explain the structure of a selected organisation
  • Describe the management functions of an organisation
  • Apply knowledge of self and team in order to develop a plan to enhance team performance
  • Indicate the role of a team leader ensuring that a team meets an organisation’s standards
  • Motivate a team
  • Manage time and the work process in a business environment
  • Induct a new member into a team
  • Conduct a formal meeting
  • Manage time and the work process in a business environment
  • Identify and keep records that are the responsibility of a Junior Manager

Communication: Literacy Skills

  • Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication
  • Interpret and use information from texts
  • Write texts for a range of communicative context
  • Use language and communication in occupational learning programs
  • Interpret a variety of literary text
  • Communicate verbally and non-verbally in the workplace



Registration Fee : R800

(Non Refundable)

1 Year Course Fee : R10 150

(R850 x 11 monthly installments, total cost includes R800 non refundable registration fee)

Course Info

  • Certification: Provider Skills Programme
  • Credit-bearing: up to 133 SAQA credits
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Minimum Requirements: Grade 11