Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

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Management studies pave the way for a whole lot of exciting careers in the business world, be it an administrator, sales manager, business strategist or entrepreneur.  You will learn how businesses are born, grown and managed.

Programme Purpose

  • To develop management skills needed in the manufacturing, retail sector and service industry.

  • To produce competent managers with knowledge and practical skills in the areas of Management, Communication, IT, Marketing, Law, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy and HR Management.

  • To equip you with the knowledge and business skills you will need to work in the private and public sector as a first-line and middle-level manager. 

  • To train you with specialized knowledge and skills in various business functions such as marketing, HR, finance, production, management, strategic planning and employee relations management

  • To develop in you the skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur and contribute to the economy by job creation

Qualification Outcomes

You will have gained the following abilities, once you complete your degree:

  • The managerial skills to work with a diverse workforce, plan, organize, lead and communicate in order to manage the organization effectively and efficiently 
  • The management of business operations and understand how these operations help you to execute the strategic plan of the organization
  • Problem solving and day-to-day administrative decisions
  • Building and coordinating teams to obtain their wilful cooperation
  • The performing of business research to come up with practical solutions to business problems.

Degree Details

3 YEARS NQF Level 7

Career opportunities

Successful graduates may be employed in public or private organizations with the potential to rise to middle or top management. This could lead you to become any of the following:

  • Administrator

  • Manager

  • Project Manager

  • Production Supervisor

  • Customer Service Officer

  • Business Consultant

  • Sales Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Entrepreneur

FURTHER STUDIES

Once you have graduated from HCHE, you will be in a good position to do post- graduate studies in the following:

  • Honours and Master’s Degrees in Business Management
  • Master’s in Business Administration

DEGREE CURRICULUM

YEAR 1 | SEMESTER 1

CODE
ACC 155
TITLE
Business Accounting l A
CREDITS
16
INFO
CODE
CPT 118
TITLE
End User Computing l
CREDITS
8
INFO
CODE
ENG 142
TITLE
Academic Writing
CREDITS
16
INFO
CODE
MGT 141
TITLE
Principles of Management
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
REB 117
TITLE
Values, Char & Pers Enrich I
CREDITS
8
INFO
CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
CODE
ENG 111
TITLE
Principles of English l
CREDITS
16
INFO
CODE
MTH 049
TITLE
Basic Maths l
CREDITS
16
INFO

YEAR 1 | SEMESTER 2

CODE
ACC 156
TITLE
Business Accounting l B
CREDITS
16
INFO
CODE
BHS 151
TITLE
Philos of Education & Serv
CREDITS
8
INFO
CODE
CPT 125
TITLE
End User Computing ll
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
HLD 126
TITLE
Principles of Health
CREDITS
8
INFO
CODE
LAW 116
TITLE
Business Law
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MTH 106
TITLE
Commercial & Fin Maths
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
CODE
ENG 112
TITLE
Principles of English ll
CREDITS
16
INFO
CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO

YEAR 2 | SEMESTER 1

CODE
ECN 221
TITLE
Micro Economics
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
FNC 287
TITLE
Business Finance
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 207
TITLE
Business Communication
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 245
TITLE
Human Resourses Mgnt
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MKT 220
TITLE
Principles of Marketing
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
REB 217
TITLE
Values, Char & Pers Enrich II
CREDITS
8
INFO

YEAR 2 | SEMESTER 2

CODE
ECN 222
TITLE
Macro Economics
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
LAW 219
TITLE
Employee Relations Management
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 230
TITLE
Project Management
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 238
TITLE
Supply & Purchase Mgnt
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MTH 225
TITLE
Business Statistics
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
CODE
MGT 292
TITLE
Work Integrated Learning
CREDITS
12
INFO

YEAR 3 | SEMESTER 1

CODE
MGT 305
TITLE
Insurance & Risk Mgnt
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 315
TITLE
Production & Operations Mgt
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 325
TITLE
Entrepeneurship
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 345
TITLE
Bus Research Methods
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 366
TITLE
Diversity Management
CREDITS
12
INFO

YEAR 3 | SEMESTER 2

CODE
MGT 320
TITLE
Organizational Behavior
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 350
TITLE
Business Ethics
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 376
TITLE
International Management
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
MGT 380
TITLE
Business Research Project
CREDITS
8
INFO
CODE
MGT 390
TITLE
Business Strategy
CREDITS
12
INFO
CODE
REB 317
TITLE
Values, Char & Pers Enrich III
CREDITS
8
INFO

FOUNDATION CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1

CODE
ACC 130
TITLE
Intro to Accounts l A
CREDITS
12
CODE
CPT 133
TITLE
End User Computing lA
CREDITS
8
CODE
ENG 020
TITLE
Basic English - Lang & Voc
CREDITS
20
CODE
MTH 049
TITLE
Basic Maths l
CREDITS
16
CODE
REB 117
TITLE
Values, Char & Pers Enrich I
CREDITS
8

SEMESTER 2

CODE
ACC 095
TITLE
Basic Business Skills
CREDITS
12
CODE
CPT 134
TITLE
End User Computing lB
CREDITS
8
CODE
EDU 070
TITLE
Study Skills
CREDITS
12
CODE
ENG 082
TITLE
Academic Language Skills
CREDITS
20
CODE
ENG 084
TITLE
Academic Reading Skills
CREDITS
8
CODE
MTH 106
TITLE
Commercial & Financial Mathematics
CREDITS
12

Business Faculty and Staff

Mariè Heyns
Dean, Faculty of Business

Ronelle Hamilton
Junior Lecturer

Mary Ndhlovu
Lecturer

Gelyn Musvosvi
Associate Professor

Mitchell Masitise
Lecturer

Yenny Tito de Harris
Senior Lecturer

Luzuko Mrwebo
Lecturer

Yenny Tito de Harris
Senior Lecturer

Contract Lecturers

Madelyn Smit
Contract Lecturer

Lebohang Pani
Contract Lecturer

Jayaraj Reuben
Contract Lecturer

Sandra Makwembere
Junior Lecturer

Jocelyn Lawrence
Contract Lecturer

Bachelor of Business Administration (Management)