skills development | services workplace | competency | South Africa

SHORT COURSES : BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING

BASIC BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

AIM OF THE MODULE

This module provides an introduction to the skills required for running a successful small business. The focus is on knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in relation to the work environment in a small or emerging business. On completion the learner will be able to analyze a small business and make recommendations for improvements.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completion of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Manage business operations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of administration and record keeping
  • Compile a marketing plan for a small business
  • Analyze costs and calculate mark-ups
  • Introduce a budgeting system for a small business
  • Develop a business plan for a small business
  • Develop and maintain a basic marketing plan
  • Manage finances for a new venture

A number of short courses are available for entrepreneurs and owners of small or medium businesses who want to improve their managerial skills and gain a better understanding of the business environment in which they operate.