This course consists of 2 unit standards:
US Title: Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities
US No.: 14444
7 Credits [Elective]
NQF Level: 1
Practitioners will demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities. They will also be able to define entrepreneurship and management in terms of the function of management and identify different entrepreneurial opportunities, including start-up and buy-out opportunities, family business opportunities, and franchising opportunities in the marketplace. Practitioners accredited with this general competence will be able to:
- Discuss entrepreneurship,
- Identify and describe the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur,
- Identify, assess and improve individual entrepreneurial characteristics, and
- Discuss business ethics and social responsibility.
US Title: Demonstrate an understanding of a general business plan and adapt it to a selected business idea
US No.: 10006
2 Credits [Elective]
NQF Level: 1
Practitioners will discuss the importance and purpose of a business plan. They will also outline the 4 stages of business plans including writing a business plan and present the outcomes of the plan to stakeholders. Practitioners accredited with this general competence will be able to:
- Explain and discuss the purpose of a business plan,
- Outline and analyse the components of a business plan, and
- Design and present a business plan relevant to the selected business idea.
Who should attend this course?
The Entrepreneurship and Business Plans course is an accessible way for existing or aspirant community development workers to obtain a basic qualification in the field.