Business Administration

Online Short Course

R10 753.00

Course Fees
10 weeks


The Business Administration course is ideal for individuals who are newly entering the workforce and wish to gain fundamental skills and build knowledge of the work environment.

Having a fundamental understanding of business will provide students with the necessary skills to succeed in life and is a great investment in their future career.

Business Administration is a broad overview of all aspects of a business and provides a strong foundation to specialise in things such as Office Management, Financial Management, Marketing Management, Accounting, or even Business Management.


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 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.

Tutor Support

Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.

The Online Academic Tutor, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.

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 application 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 difficulty in accessing our course content.

How You Will Learn

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules, designed to assist you throughout your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Learn through all your interactive course notes
  • Review case studies and supplementary resources
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of course video lectures presented by our Subject Matter Experts
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Course Facilitator via the discussion forum and Zoom webinars


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.


  • MODULE 0
    Orientation Module
  • MODULE 1
    An Introduction to the Business Environment
  • MODULE 2
    Code of Conduct in the Business Environment
  • MODULE 3
    Fundamentals of Business Administration
  • MODULE 4
  • MODULE 5
    Team Dynamics
  • MODULE 6
    Customer Relations and Service Skills
  • MODULE 7
    Time Management
  • MODULE 8
    Finance – Personal Finance and Managing Expenditure at the Office
  • MODULE 9

Payment options available to you

credit card
payment plan
EFT/Direct Deposit


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