Entrepreneurship/ New Venture Creation

This Occupational Skills Programme accredited by the QCTO – SP 2110010 is worth 32 Credits at an NQF Level 2.

Course Duration: 4 Days

The purpose of the skills programme is to prepare candidates to operate small businesses. Learners who acquire this skills programme will be able to: start, manage, grow and sustain a small business. This programme is also for learners who intend to improve, stabilise, and expand existing small businesses.

This programme focuses on empowering learners to better understand themselves, to identify market opportunities, create business innovations, manage finances as well as plan and set smart business goals.

Learners who wish to be business entrepreneurs or small business owners will benefits the most from this short skills programme.

Course Duration: 4 Days

Exit Level Outcomes learners will be able to:

  • Gather and analyse information for an industry.
  • Determine market requirements relevant for marketing and selling goods and services.
  • Determine financial, human and infrastructure requirements.
  • Manage financial, human and infrastructure resources of a business.
  • Plan for the establishment of business.
  • Organise and conduct business activities.
Course Duration: 4 Days

Module 1: Being an entrepreneur.
Module 2: Knowing yourself.
Module 3: Knowing your industry.
Module 4: Identify market opportunities.

- Marketing project.

Module 5: Innovation.
Module 6: Customer service.
Module 7: Financial and cash flow management.

- Calculations and pricing.

Module 8: Basic business financial statements.

- Basic bookkeeping.

Module 9: Pricing of goods and services.
Module 10: SMART Goals.
Module 11: Business planning.