The Open Learning Group (OLG) is a leading fully accredited, private education institution and an effective distance education enabler of choice supporting the teaching and learning journey for education institutions and achieving increased throughput of graduates within South Africa.

The Open Learning Academy delivers accredited and specialised Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualifications that range from NQF Level 2 learnerships to an NQF Level 7 degree. These qualifications focus on developing individuals’ careers to the next level.

Further to our purpose to remain committed to providing quality education and occupationally directed specialised qualifications, the Open Learning Services division provides administrative and operational support to other exceptional educational institutions that offer some of their qualifications in a distance-learning mode of delivery. This ensures that a large number of students in both urban and rural communities in southern Africa are able to access quality education programmes through effective and appropriate technology. OLG currently provides the administrative and operational support to various educational institutions, which offer programmes in the fields of Management, Teaching, Finance, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Accreditation

OLG is a registered provider with the Department of Higher Education and Training and is registered as a private higher education institution on – Further Education and Training – TVET and Higher Education Training – HET.

Why OLG is the leader in education

  • Accredited: with South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
  • Affordable: access to flexible payment plans
  • Accessible: register anytime and study anywhere
  • Dedicated student support: with the OLG4ME student portal, digital tuition and virtual classrooms
  • Innovative teaching and learning methodologies: helping students to thrive
  • Blended mode of delivery: distance learning coupled with learning support at learning hubs
  • Industry leaders: with over 20 years’ experience in the field
Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Certificate

Open Learning Group

The programme is designed to equip students with basic management knowledge as well as the skills and competencies suitable for operational level logistics and supply cha ... [+]

The programme is designed to equip students with basic management knowledge as well as the skills and competencies suitable for operational level logistics and supply chain management personnel. At the end of the programme, students will be able to understand the importance of logistics and supply chain operations and its contribution to a productive organisation. This programme is presented through a blended mode of delivery, offering limited contact classes combined with open distance learning, which provides much needed flexibility for the full-time employed individual. Students can also apply at an OLG Learning Hub for additional distance learning support.

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full time
Part time
1 - 3 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Course

Open Learning Group

This programme is just the ticket if you have ambitions of being an efficient business unit manager. Business efficiency is vitally important for a company’s commercial s ... [+]

This programme is just the ticket if you have ambitions of being an efficient business unit manager. Business efficiency is vitally important for a company’s commercial success. In this programme, you’ll learn about business and financial management business law, human resources and marketing among others.

Curriculum The role of the receptionist Handling mail Record management systems The role and function of the secretary Introduction to Computing The Windows Operating System Working with Internet and Email The rules of typing Creating business documents

The learner will be assessed on a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE), summative and formative assessments.

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full time
3 months
Campus
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Open Learning Group

This programme covers basic computer skills including MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint) and Pastel Partner. Students should be reasonably acquainted with MS Of ... [+]

This programme covers basic computer skills including MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint) and Pastel Partner. Students should be reasonably acquainted with MS Office prior to commencing this programme.

Curriculum Introduction to computing, Window, Email and Internet Installation and registration of Pastel Partner V14 Pastel language and navigation Creating and setting up a company in Pastel Partner V14 Create and maintain general ledger accounts Create and maintain supplier accounts Create and maintain customer accounts Create and maintain inventory items Take on balances and journals Supplier processing Customer processing Cash book, petty cash and journal processing Month-end procedures Year-end procedures ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full time
3 months
Campus
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Open Learning Group

The main objective of the New Managers Programme is to assist employees in making a successful transfer from their current work levels to that of management. This can be ... [+]

The main objective of the New Managers Programme is to assist employees in making a successful transfer from their current work levels to that of management. This can be achieved by explaining and practicing the principles of management in order to help the student develop into a self-reliant and creative manager. The programme can be customised and offered for companies across South Africa.

Admission requirements Supervisors and potential first-level managers with a minimum of two years’ supervising experience and/or a manager’s recommendation. Potential first-level managers with a minimum of two years’ supervising experience And/or a manager’s/supervisor’s recommendation Duration and mode of delivery ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full time
8 months
Campus
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Diploma

Open Learning Group

The Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management assists students in gaining an understanding of what supply chain management is and how it contributes to creating a ... [+]

The Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management assists students in gaining an understanding of what supply chain management is and how it contributes to creating a sustainable, competitive advantage for organisations. This programme is presented through a blended mode of delivery, offering limited contact classes combined with open distance learning, which provides much-needed flexibility for the full-time employed individual. Students can also apply at an OLG Learning Hub for additional distance learning support.

Is this programme for me?

This diploma will be of great interest to all professionals who work in the areas of operations management, logistics, procurement and information technology, and to all students who are interested in developing a career in the area of supply chain management.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
English
Full time
Part time
3 - 5 years
Online & Campus Combined
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