Business Administration & Secretarial Procedures

This Business Administration and Secretarial Procedures distance learning course is essential for students who wish to explore employment opportunities in administration and support roles. The course follows an outcomes-based approach and emphasises the administrative environment of the office professional, which is deemed necessary for success in a contemporary office. All companies and organisations agree that in order for business to be successful they rely on the competent and skilled office and support personnel. One of the best business administration and secretarial courses in South Africa, the correspondence course’s methodology covers the business administration skills and knowledge defined for office professionals such as administrative and management assistants, personal assistants and secretaries.

Course Overview

Module 1 – The Business Environment

  • Economic structures & Industrial sectors
  • Ownership
  • Finance, Banking & Stock markets
  • International trade & Business Insurance

Module 2 – The Office Environment

  • An administrator’s duties including front office responsibilities
  • Personal attributes and self-awareness
  • Goal-setting, self-motivation, stress management
  • Time Management, Minutes and Record keeping
  • Mail management; services rendered by the Post Office, Postnet and courier services)

Module 3 – Financial record keeping

  • Buying and selling (documentation)
  • Petty cash
  • Wages and Salaries.

The Business Administration and Secretarial course that works for you

The Business Administration and Secretarial procedures course is suitable for current and prospective office professionals – covering the most important skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to fulfil the role/s of administrative assistant, management assistant, personal assistant and secretary. This relevant and valuable correspondence course is ideal for those interested in positions within business and support administration and management.

Study period: up to 9 months   

Assignment based. No tests. No exams.

All you have to do to get started is to register. You will receive your course material within 10 to 12 working days of registration, after which you start studying towards your Academy of York certificate.

There are NO exams, NO tests, only assignments that you can complete from the comfort of your own home.

 AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is approved by Academy of York.

Course Name: Business Administration and Secretarial (BAS01S)
Price Before bursary R9,333
Price after bursary R5,600*
Once off payment price R5,100
Payment Plan R350 over 16 months
Registration Fee R650

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

” This correspondence learning did help me a lot, as most of the time was struggling in a classroom. So, to do correspondence I did not have a pressure of class teacher. I was doing it at my own pace and I managed to get my diploma. I was so excited when I find out that I have completed my studies. I will definitely recommend Academy of York to my family and friends. Thank you.”

Amogelang Ntshabele

”I enjoyed a lot because I have been getting a lot of support and the people working there are very cooperative and can assist in how you can do your studies to pass. I wish to do more studies with them in future.”

Alexander Khumalo

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