Business Management Basics







Business Management basics NQF level 1

Credits: 10

Certification: Agri-SETA Accredited certificate

Duration: 1 week

Cost: R 2500.00 per person

This course includes the following unit standards:

SAQA ID 14001: Demonstrate an understanding of managerial expertise and administrative capabilities

SAQA ID 116159: Identify the need for capital and understand the need for the recording of the income and different costs in an agri-business

SAQA ID 116160: Name and define human resource management rules and procedures applicable to the immediate working environment.

SAQA ID 116164 Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of marketing

A candidate attending this course will gain the following skills:

  • Identify and explain an understanding of managerial expertise.
  • Identify and discuss different managerial styles.
  • Identify and explain and demonstrate an understanding of administrative systems.
  • Describe the need for investment capital, where it can be acquired, and how it can be categorized within an agri-business.
  • Explain the flow of money in an Agric business.
  • Describe the flow of costs in an agri-business.
  • Identify the basic components of financial information and record-keeping system and the basic administration procedures regarding source documents
  • Provide inputs to a simple record-keeping system for an agri-business and be able to extract managerial information from it.
  • Name and define human resource management rules and procedures applicable to the immediate working environment.
  • Name and identify labour legislation applicable to the immediate working environment.
  • Identify and describe the different types of contracts and agreements applicable to the workplace.
  • Describe the different human resource benefits applicable at the workplace.
  • Know and describe the health and safety rules and practices applicable at the workplace.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge on the filing of applicable human resource information.
  • Understand what is meant by “marketing concept”.
  • Understand the differences between and the value of demand and production-driven farming practices.
  • Identify the principles and factors of demand and supply and therefore basic price formulation.
  • The principles of marketing as demonstrated by the needs of customers/clients.

Training method: Onsite training, E-Learning and Classroom training at Hygro Training College in Eloff Mpumalanga, Road no.6, Smallholding no.23