The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management aims to develop critical thinking and reflective skills in graduates holding a Bachelor of Commerce (with one of the Management disciplines at NQF level 7) or equivalent degree. Furthermore, in line with industry demand, this degree will build on a broad knowledge base of business, developed at undergraduate level and consolidate and deepen students’ insight and expertise in the core fields of the management discipline. Thereby, extending student’s knowledge on contemporary management theories in contemporary business contexts. Students are engaged with the various theories, research methodologies, techniques and contemporary issues relevant to management, with the aim of applying and advancing their knowledge of the contemporary business world. Thus, providing students with an advanced set of expertise and theoretical depth in management that will support their progression in an organisation, thereby producing a more rounded industry-ready post-graduate student.
Graduates will be equipped with a deep understanding of key management and leadership attributes, focusing on contemporary factors that impact on business today. Not only will this develop higher level business acumen in students, but the theories of business will also be underpinned by the ability to apply solution-focused, systemic research geared towards building businesses in the South African and African economy, as well as functioning in an international context. The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Management degree will therefore qualify competent business managers and leaders who are able to work in, and contribute to effective management in the contemporary business environment.
Through a range of cutting edge management related competencies, that includes innovation and contemporary issues relating to business management, the purpose and outcomes of this qualification are seen as critical in driving a successful career in the business environment and will prepare students to take up positions in a variety of business and related sectors.