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START AND RUN A BUSINESS

  • by kuba
  • Course level: Intermediate

Course Prerequisite(s)

Description

The purpose of the Qualification is to develop the appropriate skills and knowledge required by a person for the establishment and development of a small to medium business venture and address the economic, administrative and behavioural (psycho-social) barriers that contribute to success in starting and sustaining the venture.

What Will I Learn?

  • Demonstrate an ability to identify and create a new venture.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of interpersonal skills required in a business environment.
  • Manage a new venture by applying business principles and techniques.
  • Tender to secure business for a new venture
  • Demonstrate an understanding of an entrepreneurial profile
  • Implement an action plan for a new venture
  • Produce business plans for a new venture
  • Research the viability of new venture ideas/opportunities
  • Apply innovative thinking to the development of a small business

Topics for this course

24 Lessons80h 30m

Apply innovative thinking to the development of a small business?

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 of a viable business venture. It will also address the behavioural (psycho-social) barriers that contribute to failure in starting and sustaining an enterprise
Session 1: Develop specific techniques for releasing creativity in developing ideas/opportunities
Questions for: Develop specific techniques for releasing creativity in developing ideas/opportunities
Session 2: Determine the role of innovation in the development and growth of a new venture.
Question for: Determine the role of innovation in the development and growth of a new venture.
Session 3: Apply principles and practices of innovation to the development and growth of a new venture
Questions for: Apply principles and practices of innovation to the development and growth of a new venture.
Assignment 1

Produce business plans for a new venture

Tender to secure business for a new venture

Research the viability of new venture ideas/opportunities

Demonstrate an understanding of an entrepreneurial profile

Implement an action plan for a new venture

Free

Requirements

  • The responsibility of learning rest with the learner, so:
  • Be proactive and ask questions,
  • Seek assistance and help from your facilitators, if required.
  • Complete the workbook as per the instructions;
  • Ensure that all questions are completed;
  • Ensure that the completion of the workbook is their own work;
  • Ensure that all annexure are attached to the workbook and clearly referred to;

Target Audience

  • Small Business Owners
  • A person interested in managing a small business
  • A person looking to start a small business