Business management 124

Module code OBS 124
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Responsible leadership and the role of a business in society. The nature and development of entrepreneurship; the individual entrepreneur and characteristics of South African entrepreneurs. Looking at the window of opportunity. Getting started (business start up). Exploring different routes to entrepreneurship: entering a family business, buying a franchise, home-based business and the business buyout. This semester also covers how entrepreneurs can network and find support in their environments. Case studies of successful entrepreneurs - also South African entrepreneurs - are studied.

Module credits 10.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites Admission to the examination in OBS 114
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Business Management
Period of presentation Semester 2

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