Cost of programme: R30,000 (VAT inclusive)
Minimum credits: 149
Duration of programme: One year
- 20% deposit of the total tuition fee must be paid before registration.
- Thereafter, a late registration fee will be charged.
- The initial payment must then be followed by quarterly payments of 20% of the total value of the programme.
- These payments are due before end of term.
- Thereafter, interest will be charged for balance owed beyond three months.
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? If this, then this is the perfect programme to match your dream of wanting to start, operate, manage and grow a new small to medium business venture.
The programme will equip you with a variety of technical, business managerial and personal skills and strategies to help them succeed in the creation and sustenance of a business.
You will also have developed a sound foundation for the application of these skills and knowledge to explore a diverse range of entrepreneurial opportunities.
It is assumed that a candidate has the necessary skills at this level:
– Communication at NQF Level 3
– Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
On completion of this qualification, the graduate will be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to identify and create a new venture
- Demonstrate knowledge of interpersonal skills in a business environment
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic economics within a market economy
- Manage a new venture by applying business principles and techniques
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role of leadership and management.
The curriculum for this programme is as follows:
1. Mathematics in business
2. Business communication
3. Start and run a business
4. Leadership skills
5. Business ethics
6. Business finance management
8. Professional behaviour.
- 80% practical (60% workplace implementation, 20% assessment) and 20% theory (workshop)
- Theory/Contact time: 306 hours required for formal learning
- Workplace: 988 hours required for workplace practice and transferring the learning. Formative assessment activities are included in the workplace learning time
- Assessment: 306 hours required for assessment preparation, evidence collection and submission
- 1,600 hours = 160 unit standard credits