Advanced Diploma in Management - Southern Business School | Educartis

1 years
Distance Learning


Course Overview

This one year Advanced Diploma in Management provides aspiring students with the recognised, applied and industry-standard business skills and knowledge they require to succeed in today's global workforce. Taken via distance learning, this is an intensive programme that addresses advanced topics including leadership, labour law and human resource development, and is specifically designed for managers or aspiring managers on middle-higher levels of management. 

Do you have a strong motivation to lead, manage, influence and help people succeed? While a career in management certainly comes with its challenges, it is an exciting field that will offer you excellent renumeration, as well as a certain amount of power, prestige and a sense of personal achievement. If this sounds like the right job for you, then this qualification will equip you with the right mind-set, confidence and knowledge to begin your journey into leadership within your organisation. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Management, students should be able to: 

  • Take on leadership roles within their respective companies. 
  • Develop great business planning skills including the ability to devise a strong budget, adjust it accordingly and make the most out of the resources given. 
  • Minimise risks as much as possible and evaluate any problems to leverage the best chance of a positive outcome. 
  • Organise projects and keep your departments running smoothly throughout all operations. 

Certification obtained

Advanced Diploma in Management

What jobs will I qualify for?

The Advanced Diploma in Management qualification will provide students with the skills required to successfully enter careers such as: 

  • Learning and Development Consultant 
  • Training Manager
  • Leadership Manager
  • Workforce Planner 


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this programme, students require a MINIMUM of either: 

  • Southern Business School Diploma on NQF level 6
  • A prior qualification at NQF level 6
  • An equivalent diploma or degree

How do I apply?

Students are able to apply online or in-person. At the time of application, students will be required to share: 

  • A certified copy of a South African Identity Document (ID) or equivalent documentation in the case of non-SA citizens 
  • A certified copy of a Grade 12 (Matric) Certificate, National Senior Certificate, or Highest Qualification obtained 

Payment options

Registration Fee: R1 000
Re-registration Fee: R650
Exemption Per Subject: R525
Cost Per Subject: R2 200

** Prices exclude prescribed textbooks and are subject to an annual increase ** 

  • Credit Card 
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Debit Order

Detailed course information

This programme is taken via distance learning at the Southern Business School. It consists of compulsory subjects and major electives. The programme outline is as follows:

Compulsory Subjects
Management Practice IV
Leadership IV
Research Methodology IV

Electives (Students select three electives) 

  • Advanced Labour Law IV 
  • Advanced Labour Relations IV
  • Disaster Risk Reduction IV 
  • Human Resource Development IV 
  • Human Resource Management IV 
  • Organisational Behaviour IV 
  • Project Management IV 
  • Public Sector Management IV 
  • Financial Management IV OR Public Sector Financial Management IV 

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Where and When


Southern Business School

Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp , Gauteng, Krugersdorp, South Africa


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  • +26461308781
  • +27116621444
  • Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp