MANAGEMENT SHORT COURSES
Certified Business Professional (CBP)
This training and certification programme is geared towards people interested in pursuing a career in management or improving their management skills. The course provides the essential information and skills required by professionals who have to make decisions that are important to the direction and performance of an organization or business. If a practical approach to managing in any environment is what you need, then this course is for you.
The first part of the course introduces the challenges of business management and teaches some of the essential skills needed to address these challenges and be successful at managing. It also gives direction as to how to organize, prioritize and delegate tasks, including utilizing some of the technological tools that computer technology offers to increase managerial effectiveness and efficiency.
The second part of the course covers the major aspects of management that are needed to ensure that business is conducted in a manner that is progressive, profitable, effective and efficient. Participants will learn how to reduce costs, make the best use of time, and improve the quality of their product and/or service. They will also learn the fundamentals of financial management to ensure that budgets are controlled and fiscal responsibility is maintained. This course also provides a guide to hiring and managing people for optimum work performance. Finally, it makes managers aware of some of the risks that businesses face and teaches how to address them confidently.