Welcome to the Helderberg College Faculty of Business

The Faculty Of Business provides professional business education in a Christian environment to all eligible candidates seeking careers in business. Our programmes provide specialized knowledge of various business disciplines combined with management knowledge, insight skills and training to produce professionally competent graduates. The Faculty also strives to inculcate ethical values in its graduates, thereby producing ethically responsible citizens who will be principled and take responsibility in their professional and personal live.

Furthermore, our broad-based approach gives training in accounting, management, finance, economics and computers.  This enables the graduates to fit into any facet of business life and to decide on a specific business discipline the student wishes to specialise.  Our business graduates have become entrepreneurs, chartered accountants, finance managers, marketing managers, and professors with doctorate degrees in business.

The full-time and contract teaching faculty consists of , two doctorate degree holders, four master’s degree holders and two chartered accountants.  We have an excellent learning environment with the latest computer software, well equipped classrooms, a low teacher-student ratio, a structured Work Integrated Learning programme, co-curricular activities, and individual mentoring from experienced professors. In addition, the Faculty offers tutorial support to students and one-on-one consultation with lecturers.

The Faculty is also committed to promoting transparency and quality by benchmarking with standard practices. All the study programmes offered are accredited by Council on Higher Education, listed on the National Qualifications Framework by the South African Qualifications Authority, and registered with the Government of South AfricaDepartment of Higher Education & Training since 2004.

Prof Phillip Plaatjies, PhD

Faculty Dean (Acting)