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Higher Certificate in Management - Distance

Interests: Management


Our secondary and tertiary institutions do not fully equip graduates for the world of work, which often creates a gap in the individual’s skillset, preventing them from either landing a job, or gaining that promotion they desire to advance their careers. The HCert (Management) is an entry level management programme that successfully develops the skills of young potential managers, supervisors and team leaders.

Students that enrol on this programme are exposed to complex business environments and are challenged to think differently through self-assessment and reflection. Through examining a range of management concepts, students discover winning techniques that improve their ability to manage in an ever-changing world. The most relevant management subjects have been weaved together to form a solid educational foundation for the emerging manager.

FPD's approach is to combine excellent theory and personal experience which results in a management programme that is inspiring and practical.

H. Cert. Management

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Who Should Enrol

The HCert (Management) is targeted at:

  • Young managers with potential, first line managers, supervisors, team leaders and other candidates who require management development.
  • Graduate trainees (University and Technical) and succession planning nominees.
  • Grade 12 graduates who have just completed their secondary education and are in need of developing a broad range of managerial skills that will equip them for the world of work.

Course Design

The course is offered using real-world business concepts directly relatable to the world of work. The course is skills-based and allows participants the opportunity to find solutions to problems they may identify as managers. This course is based on the adult education approach, which means that delegates will need to take full responsibility for their learning.

Pre-course work: Each module is supported with customised pre-course materials. The pre-course material is user-friendly and affords delegates the opportunity to apply key learning concepts to their own jobs within their own working environment. These components have been designed to ensure:

  • acquisition of knowledge
  • application of such knowledge in a simulated learning opportunity
  • the development of a frame of reference on the subject
  • assimilation of skills

Course Content

  • Managing Self
  • Managing Others
  • Managing the Organisation
  • Managing Stakeholders


Students will be assessed by means of both formative and summative assessments. With a minimum of one written assignment and one examination per module.

Study material

Your course material with assessment guide will be posted/couriered to you after we have received your registration form and deposit. All course material and videos of each module will also be available on the support website.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirement is a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate OR an NQF Level 4 qualification.


The HCert (Management) is a formally registered and accredited qualification, registered on the NQF as a level 5 qualification for 120 credits. SAQA ID: 73498


Students will receive an HCert (Management) if they successfully complete all the individual tests, Assignments and Examinations.


R 9 350.00 up front and receive an instant 25% discount.

R 12 470.00 in instalments. Enquire for payment terms.

*Please note that the course fees are subject to change depending on logistical factors.

Contact Details

Mrs. Lerisa Roberts

Tel: 012 816 9000
E-mail: business@foundation.co.za
Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za