Looking to take your business management skills to the next level? Our fully online Introduction to Business Management course is the perfect solution. Over 24 weeks, you’ll learn everything you need to know about running a successful business, from legal forms of business ownership to general management principles like planning, organising, leading, and controlling.
This course is an excellent educational starting point for aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs. Enrol now and gain the skills to become a proficient business manager and thrive in your career.
Unit 1: The business world and business management
Unit 2: Establishing a business
Unit 3: The business environment
Unit 4: Introduction to general management
Unit 5: Planning
Unit 6: Organising
Unit 7: Leading
Unit 8: Controlling
With our structured approach to learning, you can quickly gain valuable knowledge and skills. All courses include onboarding information, video lessons, multiple assessment opportunities, and monthly live Q&A sessions with a subject matter expert.
Master essential business skills – From managing finances to leadership principles, you will learn how to become a proficient business manager and gain the confidence to tackle any challenge that comes your way.
Plan for business success – Gain insight into the elements of planning, setting goals and objectives, creating strategies, and developing action plans.
Lead and grow high-performing teams – Gain essential leadership skills to effectively manage your team while learning about HR strategies that drive employee development and performance.
Learn from industry experts – Our team of experienced business professionals has designed this course for your success. You’ll learn from their years of experience in the industry and gain insights into the latest business trends and practices.
Whether an organisation is a profit or non-profit-seeking business, it needs to be carefully managed to be sustainable and survive over the long term. Learning how to sustainably manage business resources and activities plays an integral role in any organisation and is relevant to many industries and positions today. The diverse nature of this course makes it suitable for individuals working in a profit or non-profit-seeking business as well as business owners.
Our Short Course programmes are offered all year round, making enrolling easy and convenient anytime. Complete our online application form, and await a call from one of our friendly Enrolment Consultants.
At iQ Academy, we offer all our programmes exclusively through online learning. Students must have regular access to a device and a stable internet connection, whether via a mobile device or any other means.
Don’t worry about course materials, as they are all available online and can be downloaded to your smartphone, PC or tablet for offline use. We do not provide printed textbooks. If you prefer printed materials, you can easily download and print them yourself.
Our teaching and learning activities occur 100% online so you can participate in online Q&A sessions and learning activities. If you require more information, please feel free to enquire now.
Our short course programmes are courses that can be completed over several weeks or months, depending on the course you enrol for. Short courses are designed to complement a working professionals lifestyle through flexible distance learning. Assessments are done through the submission of assignments, no exams are required.
Our curricula are developed by industry experts and are internally quality-assured and approved by our Academic Board. Our short courses are institutional programmes and are non-credit bearing. For more information on our institutional registration and accreditation status view our accreditations.
Short courses are typically non-credit-bearing programmes, affording students the opportunity to build their professional credentials without the higher cost and time associated with studying for a university degree or qualification.
There are no written examinations for short courses. As part of your learning, you are encouraged to complete short quizzes throughout each unit, which help you build and test your knowledge. You must complete and submit one formative assessment at the end of each unit. To meet the requirements for a course, you will have to pass the final summative assessment at the end of the course, before you can get certified.
Once you have completed your course, you will get an iQ Academy Short Course Certificate. Your certificate demonstrates that you have acquired industry-relevant skills which can enhance your promotional and employment opportunities. In order to qualify for a certificate you will need to: