This subject will introduce you to the specialised field of communicating both personally and professionally, the related terminology and the basic concepts that underpin the art of communication. The aim of this subject is to provide you with the confidence to understand and apply professional, audience-directed communication in real-world situations.

There is an option to do the linked assessments (assignments, tests and the exam) in order to get credits towards Chartall’s Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

  • Average time commitment is 2 hours per week.
  • This course runs for 18 weeks (20 weeks if assessment is included).
  • Internet access and PC skills are essential.
Weekly breakdown

Week 1: Introduction to communication
Week 2: Values and teamwork
Week 3: Personal values
Week 4: Locus of control
Week 5: Body language
Week 6: Body language
Week 7: Writing skills
Week 8: Writing skills: Text type, format, layout
Week 9: Writing skills: Compliance
Week 10: Writing skills: Content
Week 11: Writing skills: Grammar, mechanics, usage
Week 12: Writing skills: Referencing and plagiarism
Week 13: Writing skills: Draft and edit
Week 14: Writing skills: Format
Week 15: Managing conflict 1
Week 16: Managing conflict 2
Week 17: Managing conflict 3
Week 18: Managing conflict 4
Week 19 and 20 – Study week and exam (assessment)

Single payment
R5 500once off payment

Make a once off payment for the Communication for Business BBA subject.
Add assessment for
R2 950once off payment

Get assessed for 5 credits towards a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.


Contact info
Cnr Cedar Road & Cedar Boulevard, Broadacres, Johannesburg
011 467 3215