5/2/2017 | BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT Page Content Acertificate in business administration has proven to be a popular choice for our students. Whilst we like to attribute it to our cool lecturers, we know it’s because it’s a respected and flexible qualification.What do you stand to gain from this qualification? Read on. The answer might surprise you.There’s a lot of versatility that comes with studying a qualification in business administration and this means more opportunitiesFrom the get-go, The IIE’s Higher Certificate in Business Principles & Practice (HigherCertBPP) from Varsity College helps you create a greater understanding of the business context’s bigger picture. This will go a long way towards the implementation of theoretical knowledge within a practical context.Another important attribute you will gain from this programme is competent project administration skills. With these, you’ll be able to efficiently navigate projects from start to finish. You will also learn how to complete projects in line with resource allocations and time constraints to meet even the tightest of deadlines. Budgets drive a large portion of project administration, so it’s important to know how to utilise one to its full capacity. Stretching a budget is no mean feat, and having to find alternate resources when your budget runs out is even tougher. With this programme, you’ll get to avoid the pitfalls of budgeting by honing savvy resource management skills. Trust us, you’ll thank us later.Communication is also an imperative skill that will be strengthened with this qualification, because you’ll be able to articulate what needs to be done in all areas of the work place. You’ll also be able to communicate well with management and your peers, resolving conflict and increasing productivity.Knowing how to perform your role as a member of a team is a vital skill you’ll take away from this programme. With many large corporates comprising of multiple departments, made up of teams, you could be the reason behind your business’ success!There’s a lot of versatility that comes with studying a qualification in business administration and this means more opportunities. A programme in business administration could help you venture into project or office administration, become an assistant to a project manager or even a general manager.If you think you might like to study business administration, chat to a student advisor at The IIE Varsity College today. By scheduling an interview, we’ll be able to guide you on what programme best suits your interests and abilities. For more information visit our website, www.varsitycollege.co.za.