The Higher Certificate in Business Management (HCBM) helps you develop general management skills and prepares you for employment in junior to middle management positions. Successful HCBM candidates may apply to enrol for the second year of a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree.
This programme assists those considering a management career, or who are new to the business environment, or working in business and would like to progress to management.
The Higher Certificate in Business Management (HCBM) provides fundamental skills, knowledge and understanding to prepare you for a career in management. It also offers career opportunities for graduates by broadening their understanding of general business administration and management practices to establish and effectively manage a business.
The Higher Certificate in Business Management (HCBM) provides fundamental skills, knowledge and understanding to prepare you for a career in management. This programme assists individuals considering a management career, or those who are new to the business environment, or those working in business and would like to progress to management.
NQF level 4 qualification (eg Senior Certificate) or at least 23 years old and two years’ work experience* and Basic computer skills
* Subject to an RPL process
The HCBM is an NQF level 5 (120 credits), one year qualification that develops generic management competencies and prepares students for employment in junior to middle management positions. It is offered over a minimum period of one year and a maximum of two years.
Fundamentals of Business Management
Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
Fundamentals of Financial Management
Principles of Marketing
Electives (Choice of Two) (Based on student numbers)
Information and Communication Technology
Quality and Customer Service Management
Fundamentals of Sales Management
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Fundamentals of Operations Management
Each module requires the successful completion of an assignment and an examination. The emphasis of the module assessment is on practical application of theory.
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.o multiple industries, we can share what we have found to be the best practices, prove what works and what does not and give you an experienced guide to the chosen subject area and open up avenues of exploration.
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.
As part of the BPM 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.
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.
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.
Regenesys offers access to career events for interested individuals and organisations.
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 sectionA 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)
NQF level 4 qualification (eg Matric exemption)
Are at least 23 years old and two years’ work experience* and
Basic computer skills
* Subject to an RPL process
Exemptions for BBA 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
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
Branch Code: 250355
Account Number: 620 846 509 20
Higher Certificate in Business Management