What exactly are Management Studies?


Mangement studies teach about management. So first, let’s break down what management is.

Management refers to the process by which you use the human and other resources at your disposal in order to achieve certain goals.

The key elements of the management process are:

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Directing or influencing
  • Controlling or monitoring

Management is multidisciplinary in nature, as it requires a wide range of skills and abilities. It is also utilised in all sectors and in all organisations, which means that it is a very broad and diverse subject to study.

So, Management studies teach you the skill to take lead, plan and systematize a certain project. Without perfect management, projects won’t be successful. Business management and human communication are important for successful results. With the right management skills anyone can work their way to the top.

Here is a list of some management courses/specialisations:

  • Services SETA National Qualifications – Management
  • Project Management
  • Events Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Studies
  • CIMA Management
  • Small Business Management