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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE | NEW VENTURE CREATION| NQF LEVEL 4 | SAQA ID. 66249

Targeted Audience

Potential and existing entrepreneurs.
This qualification is intended for persons who wish to start, operate, manage and grow a new small to medium business venture. Learners attempting this qualification will be equipped with a variety of technical, business managerial and personal skills and strategies to help them succeed in the creation and sustenance of a business. The successful learner will develop a sound foundation for the application of these skills and knowledge to explore a diverse range of entrepreneurial opportunities.

 

Programme Outcomes

At the end of this qualification learners will:

  • Demonstrate an ability to identify and create a new venture;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of interpersonal skills required in a business environment;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic economics within market economy;
  • Manage a new venture by applying business principles and techniques; and
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of leadership and management.

 

| Cost | R 18 000 per learner (specials/group discounts are available)
| Duration | 12 months.
| Delivery Method | 6 four day contact sessions which are intensive with activities, group projects, assignments and presentations at the beginning of each contact session. Assessment - Learners will be assessed by Services SETA’s accredited assessors and moderators.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Physical Address
13 Adonis Street,
SterPark, Polokwane,
0699

Postal Address
P O Box 886, Thornhill,
Polokwane, 0882

Contact
Phone: +27 15 296 4695
Cell: +27 82 886 6155
Fax: 086 571 4229
E-Mail: info@rmkindustries.co.za

 

RMK ACCREDITED PROGRAMS:

  • Certified Professional Entrepreneurship
  • New Venture Creation
  • Wholesale and Distribution Operations;
  • Youth Development
  • Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices
  • Project Management
  • End User Computing and
  • Sage Pastel Partner and Evolution Training

Course Overview

AVAILABLE MODULES
Module1: ENTREPRENEURIAL CHARACTERISTICS & SKILLS[23341]
This skills programme covers the basics of entrepreneurship. Understand the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and develop and acquire these characteristics to enhance the success of your new venture.
Lesson 1. Understanding the Entrepreneurial Profile [233411]Lesson 2. Knowing Yourself [233412]Lesson 3. Innovation Orientation for entrepreneurs [233413]Lesson 4. Personal Goals [233414]Lesson 5. Working in Teams [233415]Lesson 6. Ethics and social responsibility [233416]
Module 2. START-UP BUSINESS SKILLS [23342]
This skills programme assists the potential business owner with methods of how to establish priorities and objectives, to formulate a detailed business plan, investigate the market environment, identify and mitigate business risks. Develop the ability to apply sound basic business concepts to establish viable business venture.
Lesson 1. Start your own business [233421]Lesson 2. Structure of business [233422]Lesson 3. Viability of business idea selection [233423]Lesson 4. Financing a new venture [233424]
Module 3. STRATEGIC THINKING AND BUSINESS PLANNING [23343]
This skills programme contains information about the desirable characteristics, function, purpose and role of a team in business and how to develop and increase effectiveness and efficiency of a team in the workplace. The programme also discusses delegation, empowerment, leadership actions and recognising achievement.
Lesson 1. Creative thinking skills and brainstorming [233431]Lesson 2. Effective business planning [233432]Lesson 3. Managing time [233433]Lesson 4. Strategic Planning [233434]Lesson 5. Project Management [233435]
Module 4. FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION SKILLS [23344]
This skills programme covers the fundamentals of financial principles. It demonstrates the budgeting and cash flow processes
Lesson 1. Financial Foundation [233441]Lesson 2. Financial planning, costing and pricing [233442]Lesson 3. Financial Management [233443]Lesson 4. Financial Accounts, Vat and tax returns [233444]Lesson 5. Determinations Profitability [233445]Lesson 6. Negotiating in business [233446]Lesson 7. General Administration of business [233447]Lesson 8. Technology in small business [233448]Lesson 9. Record keeping [233449]
Module 5. MARKETING, SALES AND SERVICES [23345]
This skills programme aim is for entrepreneurs to understand the market mechanisms in relation to a new venture, looking at the aspects of supply and demand and investigates methods about tendering processes to secure business and also how to negotiate solutions. The main focus of the programme is however, to develop and implement a marketing strategy for a new venture.
Lesson 1. Marketing strategies for a new venture [233451]Lesson 2. Function of marketing mechanisms [233452]Lesson 3. Customer contact [233453]Lesson 4. Selling in a small business [233454]Lesson 5. Maintaining customer relationships [233455]Lesson 6. Tendering to secure business [233456]
Module 6. MANAGING AND MOBILISING RESOURCES [23346]
This skills programme focuses on identifying human resources requirements, to design and implement systems to meet those requirements, legislation governing employment, policies and procedures to identify and create opportunities for employees.
Lesson 1. Managing Human Resources [233461],
Lesson 2. Managing performance [233462]Lesson 3. Working productively [233463]Lesson 4. Motivation and leadership [233464]Lesson 5. Managing of stock and fixed assets [233465]Lesson 6. Mobilising Resources for new venture[233466]Lesson 7. Resource Management [233467]Lesson 8. Occupational health and safety [233468]Lesson 9. Labour legislation and HR [233469]
Module 7. ACTION PLAN AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT [23337]
This skills programme emphasises the importance of managing stock and fixed assets. It demonstrates techniques to develop administrative procedures such as creating business systems, updating administrative procedures and developing manuals and policies. It also covers aspects of how to develop, implement and monitor a quality policy for a new venture.  Lesson 1.Quality management [233471], Lesson 2. Monitoring productivity [233472],Lesson 3. Expectations, Delivery, and Achieving results [233473], Lesson 4.Implementation of action plan for business operations [233474]

 

RMK Industries is accredited with the following institutions: