This course will enable future entrepreneurs to identify potential business opportunities, and make them more capable to deal with some of the factors that influence the creation and management of an independent business venture. The identification of common problems associated with entrepreneurship, and the theories and their practical methods that can be used to solve these problems, will also be a key focus point during the course.
Who should attend?
Whether you’re employed or currently unemployed, but want the skills that will help you run and manage your own business in the future, this course is for you.
This course is based on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) Level 4. As such an NQF Level 3 qualification (Grade 11) is required. Learners without an existing NQF Level 3 qualification will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learners who successfully complete the Program in Entrepreneurship Skills will receive a certificate in Entrepreneurship Skills. This certificate is NQF Level 4-based and is accredited by the North West University, Potchefstroom Business School, and the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut.
The following modules are covered during the course:
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship
- Entrepreneurial ideas and opportunities
- Entrepreneurial management skills
- Entrepreneurial financial skills
- Entrepreneurial administrative skills
- Entrepreneurial legal aspects
- Entrepreneurial marketing skills
- Small business planning skills
The course is presented at venues throughout South Africa.
The Program in Entrepreneurial Skills is typically presented over a period of 10 days. Class times and course lengths may, however, be adjusted to suit learner requirements.