Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PDBM)

 

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PDBM) degree gives you an opportunity to get ahead in the business world and develops general management skills and prepares the junior executive who is serious about business for employment in middle management positions.


General information

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PDBM) programme provides emerging executives and middle managers who are serious about business, an opportunity to get ahead in the business world. This programme will enable you to make a real difference in your management practice through active use of frameworks, theories and tools.


Structure

Faculty

Career impact

Fees

Getting started

The PDBM is an NQF level 8 (120 credits) qualification offered over a minimum period of one year, and a maximum of two years.

Compulsory Modules

  • Organisational Strategy, Planning and Management
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management and Management Accounting

Elective Modules (Choice of Two) (Based on student numbers)

  • Fundamentals of Research
  • Economics
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • Sales Management
  • Advanced Operations Management
  • Spiritual and Emotional Intelligence
  • Advanced Retail Management

Each module requires the successful completion of an assignment and an examination. The emphasis of the assessment is on the practical application of relevant theories and models. Students will be required to address challenges at work through organisation-specific projects.

 

Payment options

Select from one of our structured payment options below:

Payment option 1:
Annual Fee

R72 500

1 payment(s)

Payment option 2:
Semester Fee

R38 060

2 payment(s)

Payment option 3:
Monthly Fee

R6 650

12 payment(s)

Total Cost of Course: R 72500

*All payment options require a mandatory registration fee of R1 000

Check that you meet the entry requirements below and then:

  • Choose your modules from the Structure section
  • Choose your start date below
  • Choose your payment method from the Fees section
  • A registration fee of R1000 is required to process your application.

    “Please note that MBA, international and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) students are also required to take our RMAT test for an additional fee of R250. Therefore, the total registration fee for these students is R1250.”

  • Submit documentation (registration form, CV, copy of ID document, certified copy/copies of highest qualification/s, proof of payment)

Entry Requirements

  • A three-year degree (NQF level 7) and relevant work experience

Exemptions

  • Exemptions for PDBM modules may be considered in accordance with the academic rules and regulations
  • These must be approved by the Registrar on submission of the required information

Choose your Start Date

  • Regenesys has two major intakes per year: January and July
  • Please consult your Business Development Executive for the alternative options

Documentation Requirements

  • Your completed registration form or you can complete our online application
  • A certified copy of your highest qualification
  • A copy of your Identification Document (ID)
  • A copy of your CV, which should include details of all of your work experience
  • Proof of payment of the registration fee so that the letter of acceptance can be processed. Our bank account details for the registration fee are:
    Regenesys Management (PTY) Ltd
    First National Bank
    Rivonia Branch
    Branch Code: 250355
    Account Number: 620 846 509 20

 

Regenesys will help you optimise your career potential. Our friendly career office team assists in all aspects of getting you ready to climb the corporate ladder to achieve your dreams.

Self-assessment

As part of the PDBM programme, you get to understand your interests, values, strengths and weaknesses, which is the first step to success in career planning. Self-assessment tools are available to determine your optimal career path and identify your goals.

Career Counselling / Coaching

Individual sessions with our counsellors/coaches are available upon request. These sessions are useful to help you to clarify your goals and develop personalised ‘job-search’ strategies.

Work readiness

Workshops and training resources on topics ranging from CV writing and interview skills, to business etiquette and networking to prepare you for your job search are available upon request. Mock interviews can also be arranged to prepare you for real interviews.

Leadership Conversations

Our Leadership Conversations can link you to top business and industry leaders and show you which industries and areas are more likely to interest you.

Company Presentations and Recruitment Talks

When companies are invited to make presentations on their businesses and recruiting practices, this is a great way to learn more about different industries and specific company cultures.

Networking and Alumni Events

Having individual contacts and being in the right place at the right time often leads to job opportunities. Students are encouraged to attend off-campus networking events to meet professionals from a variety of industries. Our Alumni Committee also organises informal social functions that bring alumni and students together.

Career Events

Regenesys offers access to career events for interested individuals and organisations.

Since business education involves putting theory into practice, we have assembled a world-class faculty team with exceptional industry experience. Each member will inspire you with the results of their research initiatives and experience-based insights into the best global management practices which are necessary for succeeding in emerging markets. Through our exposure to multiple industries, we can share best practices, demonstrate what works and what does not.

Fees

Payment options

Select from one of our structured payment options below:

Payment option 1:
Annual Fee

R72 500

1 payment(s)

Payment option 2:
Semester Fee

R38 060

2 payment(s)

Payment option 3:
Monthly Fee

R6 650

12 payment(s)

Total Cost of Course: R 72500

*All payment options require a mandatory registration fee of R1 000

Structure

The PDBM is an NQF level 8 (120 credits) qualification offered over a minimum period of one year, and a maximum of two years.

Compulsory Modules

  • Organisational Strategy, Planning and Management
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management and Management Accounting

Elective Modules (Choice of Two) (Based on student numbers)

  • Fundamentals of Research
  • Economics
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • Sales Management
  • Advanced Operations Management
  • Spiritual and Emotional Intelligence
  • Advanced Retail Management

Each module requires the successful completion of an assignment and an examination. The emphasis of the assessment is on the practical application of relevant theories and models. Students will be required to address challenges at work through organisation-specific projects.

 

Getting started

Check that you meet the entry requirements below and then:

  • Choose your modules from the Structure section
  • Choose your start date below
  • Choose your payment method from the Fees section
  • A registration fee of R1000 is required to process your application.

    “Please note that MBA, international and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) students are also required to take our RMAT test for an additional fee of R250. Therefore, the total registration fee for these students is R1250.”

  • Submit documentation (registration form, CV, copy of ID document, certified copy/copies of highest qualification/s, proof of payment)

Entry Requirements

  • A three-year degree (NQF level 7) and relevant work experience

Exemptions

  • Exemptions for PDBM modules may be considered in accordance with the academic rules and regulations
  • These must be approved by the Registrar on submission of the required information

Choose your Start Date

  • Regenesys has two major intakes per year: January and July
  • Please consult your Business Development Executive for the alternative options

Documentation Requirements

  • Your completed registration form or you can complete our online application
  • A certified copy of your highest qualification
  • A copy of your Identification Document (ID)
  • A copy of your CV, which should include details of all of your work experience
  • Proof of payment of the registration fee so that the letter of acceptance can be processed. Our bank account details for the registration fee are:
    Regenesys Management (PTY) Ltd
    First National Bank
    Rivonia Branch
    Branch Code: 250355
    Account Number: 620 846 509 20

 

Career impact

Regenesys will help you optimise your career potential. Our friendly career office team assists in all aspects of getting you ready to climb the corporate ladder to achieve your dreams.

Self-assessment

As part of the PDBM programme, you get to understand your interests, values, strengths and weaknesses, which is the first step to success in career planning. Self-assessment tools are available to determine your optimal career path and identify your goals.

Career Counselling / Coaching

Individual sessions with our counsellors/coaches are available upon request. These sessions are useful to help you to clarify your goals and develop personalised ‘job-search’ strategies.

Work readiness

Workshops and training resources on topics ranging from CV writing and interview skills, to business etiquette and networking to prepare you for your job search are available upon request. Mock interviews can also be arranged to prepare you for real interviews.

Leadership Conversations

Our Leadership Conversations can link you to top business and industry leaders and show you which industries and areas are more likely to interest you.

Company Presentations and Recruitment Talks

When companies are invited to make presentations on their businesses and recruiting practices, this is a great way to learn more about different industries and specific company cultures.

Networking and Alumni Events

Having individual contacts and being in the right place at the right time often leads to job opportunities. Students are encouraged to attend off-campus networking events to meet professionals from a variety of industries. Our Alumni Committee also organises informal social functions that bring alumni and students together.

Career Events

Regenesys offers access to career events for interested individuals and organisations.

Faculty

Since business education involves putting theory into practice, we have assembled a world-class faculty team with exceptional industry experience. Each member will inspire you with the results of their research initiatives and experience-based insights into the best global management practices which are necessary for succeeding in emerging markets. Through our exposure to multiple industries, we can share best practices, demonstrate what works and what does not.

 

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