Advanced Certificate in Management Studies

Advanced Certificate in Management Studies

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Certi­cate in Management Studies provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary management practice in a national and international context in both the public and private sectors. The programme is directed towards technically quali­ed persons occupying junior and middle management positions in organisations that are aspiring towards senior management positions.

MINIMUM DURATION

1 Year

 

NQF LEVEL

National Quali­cations Framework Level 6 (120 credit points)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

2 “A” level at HSC

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

This programme is offered through supported distance learning mode and blended mode of delivery.

 

ASSESSMENT

The ­nal assessment mark for each module consists of an assignment (40 %) and a written examination (60 %). Examinations are written at the end of each semester.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

General Manager
Business Administrator
Business Assistant
Junior / Middle Manager
Assistance Manager

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Students who wish to develop and improve their management skills. Such students may not necessarily have had previous exposure to formal management studies.

 

STUDENT SUPPORT

The programme is delivered through supported distance learning. Workshops are held each semester to support students in their studies. A study guide accompanies each module. The guide includes compulsory readings, self-study activities, tutorial letters and assessment exercises. In addition, students have access to online journals, past examination papers and supplementary learning materials available on the website.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of this programme, the student should be able to:
• Apply management theories and principles in a work-based context.
• Make sound management decisions based on examination of appropriate alternatives.
• Analyse business performance quantitavely and qualitatively.
• Apply the principles of marketing to achieve business growth.
• Understand and analyse financial statements.
• Understand how business information systems add value to the business.
• Apply managerial skills in managing a local government workforce optimally.
• Apply project management skills in managing local government projects efficiently and effectively.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester 1
• Principles of Management
• Marketing
• Business Information System

Semester 2
• Microeconomics
• Business Statistics
• Accounting

Contact Us

YKBS
Belle Terre Road, Highlands
MAURITIUS

Email: registry@ykbs.ac.mu

Tel: +230 698 9000

Fax: +230 698 9010

Websitewww.ykbs.ac.mu

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YKBS Ltd (formerly MANCOSA Mtius Ltd) is a private company registered by the Registrar of Companies with specific aims to promote higher education in Mauritius. The company is operational as from July 2002 and has been involved in the promotion of MBA and other management programs exclusively on a supported distance learning mode of delivery.