Learn to be an Entrepreneur

There are various opportunities at UP for training in entrepreneurship, from formal degrees to informal on-line courses.

BCom Entrepreneurship is a three year programme and is also available on a postgraduate level. Go to the yearbooks for more information on the programme

UP Business Incubator in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences offers free support services to potential and new entrepreneurs on campus. Visit their website for more information

Enterprises UP offers various courses on entrepreneurship, such as Business Management and Entrepreneurship and e-skills for entrepreneurs. Visit their website for more information

Entrepreneurs POD on-line course: To get on the road to being a successful entrepreneur, sign up for the Entrepreneurs POD. As you go through the course and learn the skills to become a successful entrepreneur, you will be able to refine and develop any great business ideas you may have. In order to help you achieve your business goals, the University of Pretoria has made various tools and an expert skills pool available to help students complete the online course to develop their business ideas to fruition. The course is open to students, regardless of their field of study. The skills and support offerings are transferable to any entrepreneurial environment, whether your business idea is based on selling for profit, or offering a product or service for social change and improving lives. Enrol now

Tuksnovation is a new high-tech business incubator that will initially support postgraduate students in the Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) Faculty and services could be expanded to other science and technology-linked faculties at UP in the future. More information is available at Tuks Novation 

Published by Sean Booysen

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