Curriculum

 

The curriculum is based on 7 business building blocks:

 

1: Introduction to entrepreneurship

  • Includes the characteristics of the entrepreneur and entrepreneurial activities in SA

 

2: Idea creation & innovation

  • Includes techniques to generate ideas and highights the importance of unique ideas or ideas that add value

 

3: Developing the individual

  • Includes identifying your vision and mission, learning to communicate effectively

 

4: Developing the professional

  • Includes time management, presentation skills, professionalism in the work place, career development

 

5: Doing business in South Africa

  • Includes an introduction to economics and the South African business environment (includes requirements for setting up a business and introduction to support organizations).

 

6: The Four Legs of the Table (Mr Ackerman’s business strategy)

  • Includes introductions to marketing, HR, operations, strategy, business numeracy and cost accounting

 

7: Idea testing & implementation

 

COURSE ASSESSMENT:

Students have to fulfil academic requirements in order to pass the course and graduate. Students who successfully complete the course receive UCT/UJ short course certificates.