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CSSA (Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa)

CSSA offers the only professional qualification for the Company Secretary profile which is registered on NQF level 8 – equivalent to an Honours Degree. The qualification is recognised internationally and CSSA members in good standing are welcomed anywhere in the world. You will gain a competitive advantage as those with professional qualifications stand out to prospective employers. CSSA is also the professional body for Company Secretaries and the benefits of membership are substantial and will enhance your professional career. So in essence CSSA is the qualifying body and chartered membership for people in governance, risk, compliance and accounting.

The CSSA equips students and members with the skills, knowledge and experience of governance professionals through their qualification, training and technical know-how.

For more on how to become a Chartered Secretary, log onto the CSSA website at chartsec.co.za or contact 011 551 4000

RISSIK BUSINESS SCHOOL is an accredited Tuition provider for the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA) qualifications. CSSA offers the only professional qualification for the company secretary position. Students need to register with and pay CSSA for examination fees separately from Rissik Business School.

The undergraduate qualification comprises

Programme 1 (NQF Level 6)

Financial Accounting 1

(Tuition offered at RBS) 1 year course – Jan intake

Communication

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Economics

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

General Principles of Commercial Law

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Programme 2 (NQF Level 6)

Managing Information Systems

(No tuition offered at RBS)

Advanced Commercial Law

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course- Jan/July

Management Principles

(No tuition offered at RBS)

Taxation

(Tuition offered at RBS) 1 year course – Jan intake

Financial Accounting II

(Tuition offered at RBS) 1 year course – Jan intake

Programme 3 (NQF Level 7)

Financial Accounting III

(Tuition offered at RBS) 1 year course – Jan intake

Strategic and Management Operations

(No tuition offered at RBS)

Corporate Law

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Management Accounting

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Tuition Fees

R4 750-00 per module excluding Financial Accounting I, II, III and Taxation R6 650-00 per module for Financial Accounting I, II, III and Taxation

CSSA Fees

Annual Fee

R1320-00

Exam Fee

R1410

The Professional Post-Graduate Qualification (Board Exams) Comprises

Corporate Secretaryship

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Corporate Administration

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Corporate Goverfnance

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July

Corporate Financial Management

(Tuition offered at RBS) 6 months course – Jan/July


Please note that board fees are R4200-00 per module and CSSA fees are R2345-00 per module

Please note that due to timetable constraints Corporate Governance and Corporate Secretaryship cannot be done in conjunction with Corporate Financial Management in the same semester.

Exams are written in May or October
The number of lecturing hours per week differs per module (see timetable)

Lectures will commence the week of 5 th February 2018. For more information, please enquire on 011 783 6662

Please note: The availability of face-to- face Tuition is subject to the number of students enrolled for a specific course. RBS reserves the right to cancel a subject should there not be sufficient numbers.
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