The entrance criteria for this programme is Grade 10

Are you keen to help grow an established local company to a global entreprise? This study will help you open, develop or run any business, if you are financially ready and want to take that opportunity. This is for you!!

Colleges where you can study ICB Entrepreneurdship

Skills Academy                  Home Study College                TWP Academy

Foundation Level

National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (NQF L4 – SAQA ID 48736, total credits: 120)

Duration: 9 months

Requiments:

  • Grade 11 (Std 9), NQF L3 or an equivalent.

Subjects:
1. Entrepreneurship 1 (ENT1)
2. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
3. Business Literacy (BUSL)

What your job title can be
You’re probably not interested in applying for a job if you’re studying this programme! If you’re not starting your own business, you could join a start-up or new business as their financial person.

What you will be able to do

Understand what it means to be an entrepreneur in South Africa. Identify business opportunities, set up a new business. Understand the documents, processes and recording of financial transactions in the business. Communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Cost and price products and manage working capital. Manage business logistics. Work with SARS and other statutory bodies. Operate a personal computer.

Intermediate Level

Higher Certificate: Office Administration (NQF L5 – SAQA ID 23619, total cumulative credits: 240)

Duration: +15 months

Requiments:

  • National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (must include the Entrepreneurship 1 subject).

Subjects:
4. Office and Legal Practice (OLPR)
5. Entrepreneurship 2 (ENT2)
6. Marketing Management and Public Relations (MMPR)
7. Financial Statements (FNST)
8. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRLR)

What your job title can be
You’re probably not interested in applying for a job if you’re studying this programme! If you’re not starting your own business, you could join a start-up or new business as their financial person.

What you will be able to do

Lead a small/medium sized business. Manage your work schedule as an entrepreneur. Operate efficiently in an office environment. Apply law, marketing, PR and economic principles in business. Draw up and interpret financial statements and reports. Work efficiently with HR and labour relations. Apply local and global growth principles.

Advanced Level

National Diploma: Financial Accounting (NQF L6 – SAQA ID 20366, total cumulative credits: 280)

Duration:+12 months

Requiments:

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration (must include the Entrepreneurship 2 subject).

Subjects:
9. Entrepreneurship 3 (ENT3)
10. Financial Management and Control (FMCL)
11. Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks (FRRF)
12. Research Theory and Practice (by short dissertation; topic: Entrepreneurship) (RTAP)

What your job title can be
Financial Accountant, Chief Financial Officer in an entrepreneurial environment, Business Consultant, Business Advisor, Accounting Officer (via SAIBA, if you meet their criteria).

What you will be able to do

Work with a management information system at a corporate level. Prepare a business for internal/external audit. Apply principles of strategic intent and strategic thinking in a global entrepreneurial environment. Apply managerial finance and control principles in a commercial environment. Understand and stick to ethical principles. Manage and lead change in your business. Draw up and interpret financial statements and reports in accordance with IFRS.

What the role of an entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur gains a profit by producing product and services value by the others. he provides also value for everyone. its critical to the long term prosperity of society and economy when create and maintain a culture embrace entrepreneurship.

Some hats for entrepreneurs are Dealing with vendors and suppliers, Marketing to find paying customers, Managing employees, Managing professional service providers, Providing customer service to both happy and disgruntled clients and overseeing payroll. You can read more on ICB here. 

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