UNISA Short Course in Basic Financial Life Skills

By | January 12, 2023

University of South Africa Short Course in Basic Financial Life Skills

Short Course in Basic Financial Life Skills (7182X)Purpose

To educate students, individuals, parents, teachers, skills/HR trainers, brokers to be, employees, entrepreneurs and school leavers in basic personal financial life skills. This knowledge is a prerequisite for life, a career and entrepreneurship.
 Target group

Adults interest in learning about basic financial life skills
 Admission requirements

No admission requirements. Anybody can register

6 months

Language medium

 Registration periodsTuition method

Distance education by means of a study guide, tutorial letters and a prescribed book.
 Kind of assessment

Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
Summative assessment:
 Basic Financial Skills (SBFS016)Syllabus/Content Topics

The module shows you how to:
●do your own personal financial planning
●draw up your own budget
●identify debt problems and plan your debt situation
●choose the best micro-loan from the best micro-lender
●budget to purchase a car
●evaluate and plan the purchase of a residence
●avoid investment pitfalls and how to choose the right investments
●protect your income and assets
●do timeous retirement planning in order to retire financially independent
●protect your job and how to start or buy a business
●make use of a bank, banking products and services
 Course leader

Mr N J Swart
Discipline expertise: Personal Financial Management and Real Estate (the only Personal Financial Management lecturer in South Africa for the last 20 years); author of more than 50 books on Personal Financial Planning; the Academic Father of Financial Skills and Literacy Education and Training In South Africa and the World; South Africa’s Mr Personal Financial Management
Centre for Business Management
Office 3-113, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4651
Cell: 082 822 4419
Fax: 086 641 5404
E-mail: swartnj@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

Tel: (012) 352 4288 / 4170 / 4317 / 4383
Fax: 012 429 4150
E-mail: cbm@unisa.ac.za