Knowledge that the BSA/BSAcT graduate should possess include:
a. General Knowledge
b. Organizational and business knowledge
c. Information technology (IT) knowledge
d. Accounting and finance knowledge
Skills that the BSA/BSAcT graduate should possess include:
a. Intellectual – the ability to carry out abstract logical thinking and learn the process of critical thinking, visualization or “seeing things in the mind’s eye” and reasoning skills.
b. Interpersonal – ability to work in groups and being a team player. It includes the skills to participate as member of a team, and contributing to group effort; teaching others new skills, working to satisfy client’s expectations, negotiation skills.
Thus, the BSA/BSAcT graduate must demonstrate attributes such as being:
• A team player
• Persuasive, confident, diplomatic
• Discreet, open minded and patient
• Capable for hard work and able to respond well to pressure
c. Communication – refers to active listening skills and the ability to communicate effectively one’s points of view both orally and in writing, at all organizational levels; being able to justify one’s position, deliver impressive presentations and to persuade and convince others.
Values that the BSA/BSAcT graduate should possess include:
a. Professional Ethics
• Objectivity and independence
• Professional competence and due care
• Professional Behavior
• Moral values