skills development | services workplace | competency | South Africa

SHORT COURSES : BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING

MICRO-ENTERPRISE BUSINESS SKILLS

AIM OF THE MODULE

This module is aimed at learners who would like to develop personal characteristics of an entrepreneur that will ensure the successful operation of a new venture. The learner will develop strategies to work effectively in a group and in an entrepreneurial context. It introduces to the learner economic, administrative and behavioral barriers that can contribute to business failure.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • Describe and discuss entrepreneurship
  • Conduct a market investigation
  • Make costing and pricing decisions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of selling principles
  • Implement money management procedures
  • Write a business overview

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.