The Career Development Institute

(former Standard Distributors building),

Tudor Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael

careerdevelopment.institute@yahoo.com

Tel: 1-246-431-0957

Office Hours:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m (Monday - Friday).

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The Career Development Institute is Registered as a Training Institute by the Barbados Accreditation Council and Accredited by the Caribbean Association of Security Professionals, The Nursing Council of Barbados and the TVET Council.

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Business Administration

Certified Course

INTRODUCTION

This course was designed to equip 

students with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in an administrative environment. 

 

The topics covered also lay the 

foundation for continued education in the areas of Business Administration and Management.  

 

Participants are also eligible to pursue the NVQ Business Administration Level 1.

 

The Certificate in Business 

Administration is ideal for:

  • Office assistants

  • Secretaries

  • Receptionist 

  • Junior staff

  • Small business owners

  • Individuals who need to improve or formalize their business and administrative skills.

ASSESSMENT

 

Each unit will have Methods of Assessment which will include: 

  • Observation reports by the Assessor.

  • Copies of written communications with customers.

  • Witness testimonies from Managers.

  • Case Histories and Personal Statement.

  • A professional discussion with your Assessor.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

 

  • CXC General-English or equivalent.

  • CXC Principles of Business or Office Administration .

  • Computer literacy.

OR

  • 1 year relevant work experience.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACH

 

This course will involve a mix of lectures, discussions and presentations. To benefit fully, a student’s participation in all aspects of the course is required.

Students must:

  • Attend all lectures

  • Prepare for lectures

  • Contribute to all discussions

Additional Info

 

Registration: $50.00BDS

Course Fee: $ 900.00

Deposit: $ 450.00

Installments: 1 month to pay remainder.

 

​Duration: 6 Months (60 hours)


Call 431-0957 for further information.



Some aspects of this course outline are subject to change.​

COURSE OUTLINE



In order to meet the standards for this qualification, individuals will need to demonstrate the ability to:

​Stage 1

  • Mathematics 102.

  • Business Communications.

  • Principles of Management.

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting.

Stage 2

  • Introduction to Human Resources .

  • Management.

  • Introduction to Computers & Productivity Tools.

  • Introduction to Advertising and Marketing.

  • Ethical & Legal Issues.

  • Occupational Health and Safety.

All courses are compulsory.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This programme aims to:

  • Provide participants with the skills required to communicate effectively.

  • Provide the tools needed to analyze problems and devise solutions.

  • Improve the skills needed to manage information.

  • Develop and appreciation for the people management functions within the organization.

  • Ensure that students understand the importance of administrative processes to organizational effectiveness.