Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship

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This programme provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to establish a new business and market a small business.

NQF Level 5

DISTANCE LEARNING

 SAQA - 96797

Fulfilled By

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WHY study towards a Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship?

The Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship (HCIE) is a  programme that provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to establish a new business and market a small business. It also provides a solid grounding in managing the finances of a small business and improving competency levels in accounting practices. In addition, the fundamentals of Business Communication and Management Principles will train entrepreneurs to be effective in their communication, leadership and management style.

What CAREER PATH's can I choose after completing this QUALIFICATION?

Entrepreneurship

Business Manager

Assistant Manager

Business Consultant

Programme STRUCTURE

The programme comprises 6 modules, students attempt three (3) modules per semester.

MODULES

Entrepreneurship
Small Business Marketing
Strategic Small Business Management
Business Communication
Small Business Finance and Accounting
Management Principles

Course OUTCOMES

Develop the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
Build the necessary skills which will serve as a foundation for all further business learning.
Utilise numerical and statistical knowledge in facilitating the ability to manage a small business.
Use and understand conventional accounting processes for small businesses.
Undertake appropriate managerial decisions on the basis of understanding of accounting and financial processes.
Display knowledge of selected day-to-day management functions of a business enterprise.
Demonstrate knowledge with regard to the human resource and labour relations functions of a small or medium business organisation.
Demonstrate an understanding of the environment in which businesses are situated.
Demonstrate knowledge of the legal context of businesses.

ADMISSION requirements

A National Senior Certificate with a minimum Higher Certificate admission or a relevant NQF4 Qualification or Equivalent