Pacific Technical And Further Education (Pacific TAFE)

Pacific TAFE



College of Business and Commerce

Greetings and Welcome to Business and Commerce Discipline

At Business and Commerce we offer Preliminary Business programme, Foundation Business programme and specialised skills qualifications:

Preliminary Programme

Preliminary Business Programme

The Preliminary Business Studies programme (PBS) is designed for students who wish to pursue foundation studies in the commerce stream or take up certificate or diploma studies in the skills based programmes of Pacific TAFE. Students will learn the basic rules, concepts and theories required for further studies in Accounting and Economics at the Foundation level as well as communication skills in an academic context. This programme provides opportunities for students to be creative, work collaboratively and use technology as a learning tool. Download Full Details

Foundation Programme

Foundation Business Programme

The Foundation Business programme (FNBS) is designed to prepare students for degree studies in Commerce and other related undergraduate programmes. Students will develop skills in using accounting information, perform economic calculations and analyse simple real life events to determine the operations of a business. Students will also learn the basic principles and concepts necessary for further studies in agriculture and official statistics. This programme will also provide opportunities for students to be creative, work collaboratively and use technology as a learning tool.

The Foundation Business programme (FNBS) under the new College of Business, Tourism and Hospitality will offer the following disciplines:

Accounting

Agriculture

Economics

Official Statistics Download Full Details

Skills Based Business Qualifications

The qualification is designed to support individuals who already manage their own businesses but do not have entrepreneurial training, those intending to start their own businesses, or individuals who work within the small business sector. The programme will provide essential knowledge and skills in business planning, partnership development and communication with customers and suppliers. Additionally, this training promotes the development of necessary risk assessment skills and capabilities for small business operators. Download Full Details

2. Professional Diploma in Business Management

This program is designed for individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and competencies in order to become more valuable in their current positions or to gain promotion to work in supervisory and/or management positions across a range of business and organisational environments. Furthermore, this qualification equips graduates with a wide range of business careers or for further studies at USP.  The programme comprises business skills, interpersonal and communication skills, critical problem solving skills, decision-making skills, ability to recognise ethical and cultural issues and to work independently and within a team environment. Download Full Details

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. The course addresses accounting processes and standards for administrative support roles within an organisational setting. Download Full Details  

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. The course addresses accounting processes and standards for administrative support roles within an organizational setting. Download Full Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of processes within office management settings. The course addresses administrative and management support services and skills which are well suited to individuals who intend to further their educational and employment opportunities. Download Full Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Download Full Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resource services and has a sound theoretical and practical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrates a range of professional skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Download Full Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a range of support positions in human resources management. In smaller companies they may work across all human resources functional areas and in larger companies they may be assigned responsibilities in units or business areas focused on discrete human resources functions such as remuneration, workforce planning or human resources information systems. Download Full Details

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They poses a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialized, technical and management competencies to initiate plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others. Download Full Details

This qualification applies to a broad range of specialized knowledge and skills in a variety of contexts to undertake skilled work and as a pathway for further learning. Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and limited responsibility in known or changing contexts and within established parameters. This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Download Full Details


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Pacific Technical And Further Education (Pacific TAFE)
The University of the South Pacific
Statham ICT Park
Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
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