UNISA Short course: Computer Literacy Skills For The Business Professional (76954)

By | February 5, 2018

UNISA Short course: Computer Literacy Skills For The Business Professional (76954)

short course: computer literacy skills for the business professional (76954)


 The primary objective of the module is to prepare students to become computer literate in essential skills required of a business professional.
The module is interactive, online and practical. The student must participate in online discussions; submit assignments, and portfolio as evidence of learning.  The student is required to have access to computer and internet.

Target group:
Managers, Business Professionals, BCom graduates and matriculants. People who which to gain computer literate skills that is essential or is required of business professional
Admission requirements: 
•          Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
•          Applicants  are required to have their own computer and internet access
•          Only students with basic computer literacy skills will be allowed to register
•          No Unisa modules are required as pre-requisites

Semester course
Language medium:
Registration periods:
For more information about registrations visit: https://cs-cert.unisa.ac.za/register.html
Tuition method:
UNISA open distance learning method for blended learning will be followed: students will be expected to cover the work by working through the prescribed e-book tutorial letters. Students will be required to complete at least two compulsory assignments which will form an inherent part of their preparation for the portfolio; telephone and e-mail support will available for students to communicate with their lecturers.
Kind of assessment:
Note: Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment: Assignments
Summative assessment: will be implemented in the evaluation of a portfolio. A certificate from Unisa will be awarded to candidates after obtaining a final mark of at least 50% Portfolio
Essential computer literacy skills for the Business Professional (CSCL4BP)


HEQF Level of Module – 5
Credits of Module – 12
Specific topic coverage includes for example:
•          Use open source world processing application software.
•          Use open source spreadsheet application software.
•          Use open Source presentation application software.
•          Use open Source database application software.
•          How to access, search, share and communicate using the Internet.
•          Computers and Mobile Devices.
•          Computer Hardware and having the ability to troubleshoot any computer and mobile device.
Course Fee:
The fee for this course is R4000.00 (full course fees payable on registration).
Study package:
Included: The course fees include all study material. The prescribed book which is an e-book, and tutorial letter for one semester. The textbook is: Computer Literacy Skills For The Business Professional
All other study material will be available on the myUnisa learning management system.

Course leaders:
Mrs Mwim and Mrs M. Serote
School of Computing
Florida Science Campus
E-mail: [email protected]
Programme administrator(s)

Ms Pertunia Masalesa
School of Computing
GJ Gerwel Building, Floor 3, Office 05
Tel: 011 670 9139/9189
Fax: 011 670 9174/9274
E-mail: [email protected]


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