SAIM Management Certificate

This is not an accredited course - it is a Professional Institute Programme


College: College SA
Course: SAIM Certificate in Business Management
School: Management Studies
Programme Type: Institute Programme (SAIM)
Partner Institute: South African Institute of Management (SAIM)
Award Type: SAIM Certificate [Please note this is not an accredited programme.]
Award Issued by: SAIM
Accredited by: Not Applicable
SAQA ID: Not Applicable
NQF Level: Not Applicable
Course Duration: 12– 18 months
Entrance Criteria:

Grade 12; OR Any Management-related NQF 4 Level Certificate. Age exemptions might be possible for students older than 23 who have some business-related work experience. You will have to apply to the SAIM for an age exemption.


In order for a student to apply for mature age exemption, they must be older than 23 years of age. The Mature Age Exemption application must be submitted to SAIM along with the following:


  • 2 paged CV with work experience

  • Certified copy of ID or passport

  • Letter of motivation as to why student wants to study through SAIM

  • Letter of reference from employer based on your work ethics and professionalism

  • Letter of reference from a friend or family member describing your character and what kind of person you are


What does Business Management involve?

Business Management comprises careful organization and planning. The goal is always to ensure that a group of people work together to achieve the desired outcomes. Not only does it require good people-skills and the ability to motivate employees but also a keen sense of business concepts and ways in which to better the financial status of these enterprises.


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Typical career opportunities for someone who has done a course in Business Management:


    • General Manager

    • Sales Manager

    • Retail Store Manager

    • Marketing Manager


Course Structure

In order to complete the SAIM Business Management Certificate, students must complete all of the following Subjects:


Certificate Level Compulsory Subjects


    • Management Principles

    • Business Communication

    • Business Accounting

    • Self Management.


Certificate Level Elective Subjects [Select TWO from this list]


    • Human Resources Management Principles

    • Information Technology Principles

    • Marketing Management Principles

    • Credit Management Principles

    • Entrepreneurship


For a DETAILED COURSE STRUCTURE, please click here.


Assessment and Award

When you enrol for this course, you'll receive the relevant textbooks. You have to successfully complete and submit assignments in order to pass this course. Once you have successfully completed the assignments prescribed by College SA, you may apply to write the examinations with the SAIM. Upon successful completion of your exams. SAIM will award you with a Certificate in Business Management.


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