General Manager

Published On: December 19th, 20181.5 min readCategories: Career Advice

Get the boost you need at the start of your General Manager career with the Higher Certificate Business Management Course on offer at IQ Academy. When undertaking this business management course, you have a maximum of three years to complete your studies, although most students on average will finish the course within 18-24 months. The objectives of the course are to teach method and procedure, problem solving, ethics, communication, accountability and more. You will not need a matric exemption, but a National Senior Certificate, a Senior Certificate or a National Certificate Vocational (NQF4) will be required. Some of the roles that this course can prepare you for include being a Junior Office Manager, Human Resource Administrator, Marketing Administrator, a Financial Manager and over time take on more senior managerial roles. The person who takes on a General Manager role will be a leader within the business and as such, the position comes with numerous responsibilities. You will need to set objectives for your department, while setting out budgets and ensuring that they are followed. The training and hiring of staff would be your responsibility, while running meetings, overseeing tasks, providing staff support, delegating responsibility and generating reports for higher management will make up some of the regular tasks. Any person interested in taking on this role should display great leadership skills, have self-confidence, the ability to work within a team and be organised. Communication skills will be vital in terms of managing staff, while good computer skills are needed for compiling clear reports. Talk to a consultant at IQ Academy today to find out how the Higher Certificate Business Management Course can assist in getting your General Manager career off the ground. Related Business Courses:

  • Leadership Training Course
  • Business Management Course
  • Supervisory Management Course

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