Business management 124

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

The nature and development of entrepreneurship; the individual entrepreneur and characteristics of South African entrepreneurs. Creativity and innovation, opportunity finding and exploitation. The business plan and resource requirements are explored. 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 Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Business Management
Period of presentation Semester 2

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