Short Course in Managing Finances

Programme overview:

Short Course in Managing Finances next start date Next start date: 6 March 2023
1 May 2023
26 June 2023
21 August 2023
16 October 2023
Next Orientation Date: 27 February 2023
Short Course in Managing Finances study mode Study Mode:
Online Short Courses

Programme details:

| Business School | Short Course

More information:

Entry requirements
Any individual with a matric certificate or equivalent with communication, literacy and mathematics skills at NQF Level 4 can qualify to apply. As this is an online course, computer literacy is assumed, and you will need an email address, computer access, and stable internet access. 
Recognition of prior learning  
Eduvos recognises the need for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and this course can be completed (in part or whole) by RPL. 
Should a person wish to complete by RPL, the learner can apply to be accepted at an additional cost. If the student is not yet competent on the first submission, only one second submission is allowed at a further additional cost. 
The price of the Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Short Course is R8 000 inclusive  
of VAT.  
Monthly: R4000 per month / 2 monthly instalments 
Cancellation fees: should a student not wish to complete the qualification but request an early cancellation. 
Repeat subject fees: should a student be found not yet competent on a specific module and the student applies to redo the module. 
Extension fees: should a student apply for an extension of assessment which would move their assessment to the following cycle. 
Programme accreditation
Upon successful completion, you are awarded the much-coveted Eduvos Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Short Course Certificate. 
This is recognised by SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority). On successful completion, you will have acquired 26 credits at an NQF (National Qualifications Framework) Level 5. 
Possible career options
After completing the Managing Finances Short Course, you will be able to: 
You will be able to: 
  • Apply financial analysis 
  • Apply mathematical analysis to economic and financial information 
  • Manage the finances of a unit 
  • Monitor, assess and manage risk• Apply the principles of risk, ethics, financial and knowledge management to ensure sustainability. 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

• All Campuses (Online)

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
Crunch the right numbers (Financial analysis) 
  • Explain financial analysis in a business operation 
  • Calculate ratios to measure profitability and resource utilisation 
  • Calculate ratios to measure viability 
  • Identify growth opportunities through financial results and report the results of financial analysis 
Decipher financial codes (Mathematical analysis) 
  • Use mathematical techniques to collect and organise data 
  • Apply mathematical techniques to calculate and represent data 
  • Apply mathematical analysis to indicate economic relationships 
Be wise with money (Managing finances) 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts of managerial finance 
  • Interpret financial statements 
  • Describe and prepare financial forecasts 
  • Draft budgets according to the operational plan of the unit 
Be prepared for risk (Risk management) 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of potential risks to a unit 
  • Identify potential risks and assess the impact thereof in a unit 
  • Develop contingency plans for managing risk 
  • Test and revise contingency plans