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Short Learning Programme: Entrepreneurship & SBM – Advanced

Faculty of Entrepreneuship and Small Business Management • SAQA ID No. • NQF6 • 10 Credits •

On completion of this module learners will have a broad understanding of Entrepreneurship and Small Business functions required to become an entrepreneur or enter the employment world. Learners will also understand and apply specific aspects of an Entrepreneur in order to start own business.

Brief description of Content:

  • Introduction to Human Resources Management
    • Human Resources environment
    • Workforce Diversity and regulation
    • Managing Diversity and regulatory challenges
    • Managing Compensation and Benefits
    • Employee recruitment
    • Employee selection
    • Employee induction
    • Internal staffing
    • Performance appraisal
    • Introduction to reward management systems
    • Compensation systems: an introduction

Short Learning Programme: Entrepreneurship & SBM – Intermediate

Faculty Of Entrepreneuship and Small Business Management • SAQA ID No. • NQF6 • 10 Credits •

On completion of this module learners will have a broad understanding of Entrepreneurship and Small Business functions required to become an entrepreneur or enter the employment world. Learners will also understand and apply specific aspects of an Entrepreneur in order to start own business.

Brief description of Content:
• Introduction to Human Resources Management
• Human Resources environment
• Workforce Diversity and regulation
• Managing Diversity and regulatory challenges
• Managing Compensation and Benefits
• Employee recruitment
• Employee selection
• Employee induction
• Internal staffing
• Performance appraisal
• Introduction to reward management systems
• Compensation systems: an introduction

Short Learning Programme: Tender To Secure Business for A New Venture

Faculty Of Entrepreneuship and Small Business Management • SAQA ID No. • NQF4 • 5 Credits

This Unit Standard is intended for people who use the tendering process to secure new business for their own business venture.

Brief description of Content:
• Identify information resources of available business and new markets accessed through tendering processes.
• Analyse tender documents for viability in the new venture context.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between costs, revenue and profits in securing the tender.
• Negotiate with suppliers and investigate new products/services to apply competitive tender costing.

Short Learning Programme: Entrepreneurial Skills

Faculty Of Entrepreneuship and Small Business Management • SAQA ID No. • NQF4 • 14 Credits •

This Unit Standard is aimed at giving the learners a fundamental understanding of the importance of innovation in business success. The learner will gain knowledge of specific techniques for releasing creativity in the development a viable business venture. It is for learners who are required to identify and develop within themselves, the personal characteristics of an entrepreneur that ensure the successful operation of a new venture. It also introduces the learner to the economic, administrative and behavioural (psycho-social) barriers that contribute to the success in starting and sustaining an enterprise. The learner will develop strategies to work effectively in a group and set personal goals in an entrepreneurial context. It is aimed at learners who wish to identify and screen new ideas and/or opportunities with the intention of establishing and/or participating in a new venture.

Brief description of Content:
• Develop specific techniques for releasing creativity in developing ideas/opportunities for a new venture.
• Determine the role of innovation in the development and growth of a new venture.
• Apply principles and practices of innovation in the development and growth of a new venture.
• Describe entrepreneurship.
• Describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur.
• Develop individual entrepreneurial characteristics.
• Explain methods to enhance an entrepreneurial profile.
• Identify and assess own business ideas/opportunities for a new venture.
• Analyse the viability of a selected idea/opportunity against specific screening variables.
• Research the potential of a particular idea/opportunity as a new venture.
• Analyse a range of risks associated with a new venture.

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