Upcoming Short Courses at GetSmarter – September & October 2019


It’s never too late to study and better yourself! And with GetSmarter online courses, broadening your horizons has never been easier. So, if you’re looking to become a student (for the first time or once again), be sure to check out their upcoming online courses for the months of September and October 2019. Happy studies!

Choose Your Faculty

Whether you’re fresh out of high school looking to pursue studies in a preferred field or simply want to improve your skill set and bulk up your CV, GetSmarter online courses are the way to go! And they offer a variety of courses across 15 different subjects including Art & Design, Education, Business Management, Writing, Marketing, Health and Law, just to name a few. Once you have completed your course, you’ll be equipped with workplace-ready skills, recognised by top universities.

September 2019

Project Management Foundations

  • Date: Course starts 23 September 2019. Registration closes: 17 September 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 10 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 900

Boost your workplace skill set by mastering project management which is guaranteed to impact any organisation. With the Project Management Foundations online short course, you’ll have the opportunity to get effective project management training and become an expert when it comes to leading a project approach to your daily operations. No matter what industry you’re interested in, the transferable skills this course offers will help you build and lead project teams, handle time and budget constraints and communicate solutions to stakeholders.

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Property Development and Investment

  • Date: Course starts 23 September 2019. Registration closes: 17 September 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 8 weeks online
  • Cost: R15 900

Stand out in South Africa’s third largest market with this Property Development and Investment short course. With multiple emerging economies, Africa is at the forefront for property development and investment globally. You’ll learn and develop the essential skills needed to expand your asset portfolio, become a property developer, make decisions on potential investment opportunities, learn to conduct property management and set yourself apart as a property entrepreneur.

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Business Risk Management

  • Date: Course starts 23 September 2019. Registration closes: 17 September 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 10 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 500

Create a secure future for your business with UCT’s Business Risk Management short course. Risk assessment and the ability to implement a reliable risk management strategy has never been more important than it is at this very moment. This is an absolute necessity for future business leaders and compliance managers. Develop a risk culture in your current company and set yourself apart in a growing field.

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Data Analysis

  • Date: Course starts 23 September 2019. Registration closes: 17 September 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 8 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 500

It’s no surprise that there is a need for data-related jobs. It’s a growing industry. Receive recognised data analyst training and add data analysis to your portfolio of skills with this Data Analytics short course. You’ll practice on real-world data sets and learn valuable skills to drive effective decision-making in your company.

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October 2019

Digital Marketing 

  • Date: Course starts 07 October 2019. Registration closes: 01 October 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 10 weeks online
  • Cost: R13 900

Digital marketing is forever growing and changing, and maintaining a healthy brand image in the digital landscape in all your marketing efforts is a necessity. This digital marketing short course will teach you how to attract and reach correct target audience for your brand by mastering internet marketing skills that focus on targeting, personalisation and crafting a cross-platform brand narrative. This course is the ultimate online marketing advantage you’ll need in order to create a holistic digital strategy that aligns internet marketing priorities with your company’s business goals.

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Operations Management

  • Date: Course starts 07 October 2019. Registration closes: 01 October 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 10 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 500

In the fast-paced world of business, businesses rely on operations managers to ensure efficient systems are in place to minimise effort and maximise profit. Master planning, scheduling, capacity and process optimisation with this Operations Management short course. This course will ensure high-quality operations management in your organisation by finding the perfect processes to get work done efficiently and as quickly as possible.

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Occupational Health and Safety

  • Date: Course starts 07 October 2019. Registration closes: 01 October 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 10 weeks online
  • Cost: R13 500

By law, all companies in South Africa with more than 20 employees are required to have official health and safety measures in place. Many businesses often lack the knowledge and understanding of their legal responsibilities in safety management or are unsure where to begin. This course will help students learn the skills needed for managing occupational health and safety, which has become an important requirement for every business. Course topics include how to implement workplace safety management measures; manage OHS in your business and implement occupational health and safety training among staff.

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Basics of Financial Management

  • Date: Course starts 14 October 2019. Registration closes: 08 October 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 9 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 500

Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any business, and this course will be giving professionals fundamental knowledge of the topic that’ll offer an advantage in both the talent market and entrepreneurial game. This course will help financial job seekers master the fundamentals of financial management, empowering them with the essential finance skills focused on a business context. Learn about budgeting, cash flow, financial statements and cost-cutting for successful business management practices.

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Accounting

  • Date: Course starts 24 October 2019. Registration closes: 18 October 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 9 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 500

Cover the accounting fundamentals and learn all you need to know to fulfil a supporting role in any accounts department. The success of any organisation relies on strong financial management. This accounting course will help students looking to enter the developing accounting sector, by teaching them to draft financial statements, budget, measure and evaluate financial performance.

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Import, Export and Logistics Management

  • Date: Course starts 28 October 2019. Registration closes: 22 October 2019.
  • University: University of Cape Town
  • Length: 11 weeks online
  • Cost: R14 500

To succeed in the exporting, importing and logistics sector, you need to get to grips with the laws that regulate international trade. With this course, students will master logistics management, and give their business the best chance at success. This course equips students with practical and theoretical knowledge necessary to conduct international trade.

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For More Information

For more information about GetSmarter and their courses, visit www.getsmarter.com. You can also contact them on info@getsmarter.com or 021 447 7565.

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