The Business Administration course equips students with the necessary knowledge to apply the basic business principles so that they will be able to secure their working environment and use the required information systems. Students will discover fundamental business and personal expenditure truths, and they will be better able to meet business and personal financial goals. This course will ensure a better understanding of team dynamics, and people-related skills will be developed through an understanding of human resource management, customer relations and services skills.
Subject Matter Expert
Through creative thinking, Loma Botha’s marketing, management and customer relationship management skills contribute to the success of her business ventures. Loma Botha is a Director at Future Creation and The Potential Zone and the founding member of Tumelo Training Non-Profit Organisation. Loma has Honours Degrees in Sport Science and Sport Management and a Diploma in Marketing. She recently finished a year-long self-development and leadership training course through the Mosaiek Academy.
She has worked within the soft skills/work readiness and tertiary education fields for more than 18 years. Her expertise lies predominantly in the university graduates sphere. She has a vested interest in international online learning education platforms, and currently has clients in Japan, China and Taiwan.
Academic Tutor Support
Your dedicated Online Academic Tutor (OAT) will provide you with necessary guidance, offer advice and answer questions on course content, to help you achieve academic success.
Student Support Coordinator
The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will assist you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.
Course and Technical Requirements
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.
Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficult in accessing our course content.
How We Engage with Students
Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:
- The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
- Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
- Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
- View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
- Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
- Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.
Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Damelin Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost.
You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.