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Triversita Short Course: Venture Creation

Course overview

If you have dreams to start, manage or develop a small/medium sized business then this course is for you. You will understand what it means and takes to become an entrepreneur. It explores what is needed to become an entrepreneur, how to plan the new business and how to fund it. You will then set it up and be on your way.

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What you will learn

  • Becoming an entrepreneur
  • Financing and planning your business
  • Formalising your business
  • Getting your logistics on track
  • Costing and financial techniques
  • Budgeting, cash control and forecasting
  • Working with SARS
  • Introduction to Computing
  • The Windows Operating System
  • Working with Internet and email
  • The entrepreneurial checklist

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
  • Draw up a business plan for a small business for submission to a financial institution
  • Monitor the performance of a small business against a budget

How tuition will be delivered

This is a distance learning course.

How long you will study

This course can be completed in 3 months. You have 12 months to complete the course.

To enter the course you need

  • Grade 11 (Std 9), NQF L3 or an equivalent
  • Be at least 16 years of age

What materials you will receive

The course fees include all study materials and postage expenses. Study materials include a textbook, study and solutions guide and a free USB drive containing videos and solutions playlists.

How much it will cost

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How you will be assessed

This course is assessed by Triversita and involves three written assignments.


This is a Triversita Provider Programme (*)

* Provider programmes are those skills courses offered by Triversita to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of students in specific subject areas for continuous professional development and to improve performance in the workplace. These courses are non-credit bearing and not-registered in the National Qualifications Framework. Our provider programmes include both short courses and certificates.

What certificate you will receive

Upon completion of the course you will receive a Triversita Short Course Certificate.