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Higher Certificate in Export Management

Higher Certificate in Export Management

The purpose of the programme is to provide for an elementary understanding of export related matters, and an overall focus which will ensure the delivery of students who have an introductory knowledge of export management and related marketing concepts. The purpose of this qualification is also to support the connection between exporting and marketing e.g. the fundamental methods and procedures involved in international trade, exports and marketing.

NQF level 5. 135 credits
Min. 1 year. Max. 4 years.

Full qualification cost:
R24 475*
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Learning Outcomes

There are eight learning outcomes in this programme

  • Demonstrate an elementary understanding of export administration, international trade, marketing, and business communication.
  • Explain the typical methods and procedures involved in export management and marketing.
  • Complete an elementary search for export opportunities and be able to apply the findings to marketing and supply chain opportunities/concepts.
  • Collect and describe relevant export logistics data/information from a wide range of sources, and examine the information in terms of the functioning of an export and/or logistics company.
  • Summarise and communicate export and marketing information for senior management.
  • Identify and examine/solve elementary management problems in an export and/or logistics company and supply chain context.
  • Discuss the importance of ethical behaviour in the field of export management and marketing, and base business decisions and actions on appropriate values.
  • Illustrate the mastering of life-long learning skills in the dynamic field of exports and supply chain management, and the broad field of management.


The Higher Certificate in Export Management consists of seven modules:

  • Fundamentals of Marketing (20 credits)
  • Academic Literacy (15 credits)
  • Basics of Export Trade (20 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Business Numeracy (20 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Export Administration (20 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (20 credits)
  • Electives:
    • Fundamentals of Sales Management
      (20 credits) or
    • * Fundamentals of Project Management
      (20 credits) or
    • Fundamentals of Business Communication
      (20 credits)

* Will be available from Semester 1-2020


Fees for Certificate Programmes SA Fee per module
New student registration fee (once-off payment) R1 675.00 (non-refundable)
Semester fee R550.00 (non-refundable)
Assessment fee per module R3 100.00
Late registration fee per module an addition R500.00 per module

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* Assumes completion over a 1 year period and
** Prices subject to increases on an annual basis