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Program: PGDip Entrepreneurskap

Code Faculty Duration Credits
07220033 Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe Minimum duur van studie: 1 jaar Totale krediete: 120
Contact:
Prof JJ Janse van Vuuren
[email protected]
+27 (0)124203401

Programinligting

Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

The duration of the programme is 12 months. The programme is presented by means of contact sessions. During each semester, there will be six contact sessions of two days each. Attendance of these contact sessions is compulsory.

Toelatingsvereistes

A relevant bachelor’s degree and/or appropriate prior learning.

Addisionele vereistes

The Head of Department may recognise modules completed in respect of an uncompleted MPhil degree in Entrepreneurship in partial or full fulfilment of this Postgraduate Diploma.

  1. The Dean has the right of authorisation regarding matters not provided for in the General Regulations or Faculty Regulations.
  2. Only selected candidates will be allowed to register for a Postgraduate Diploma.
  3. The Department concerned reserves the right not to present a programme during a specific period or to limit the number of candidates admitted.
  4. The presentation of the programme is subject to the admission of a minimum number of candidates.

Eksamens en slaagvereistes

A semester mark of 40% is required to write examination. The semester mark will be made up of assignments, written tests and a research colloquium mark.
Candidates are finally evaluated during the periods of May to June and October to November for the first and second semesters respectively. The examinations will take the form of written evaluations.
An examination paper is written in each of the six modules and a minimum of 50% should be obtained in each of the six modules. A subminimum of 40% in each module is required.
There are no supplementary examinations in this programme.

In calculating marks, General Regulation G12.2 applies.
Subject to the provisions of General Regulation G.26, a head of a department determines, in consultation with the Dean

  • when the examinations for the Postgraduate Diploma in his/her department will take place, provided that:
  1. examinations for the Postgraduate Diploma which do not take place before the end of the academic year, must take place no later than 18 January of the following year, and all examination results must be submitted to the Student Administration by 25 January; and
  2. examinations for the Postgraduate Diploma which do not take place before the end of the first semester, may take place no later than 15 July, and all examination results must be submitted to the Student Administration on or before 18 July.
  • whether a candidate will be admitted to a supplementary examination, provided that a supplementary examination is granted, only once in a maximum of two prescribed semester modules or once in one year module;
  • supplementary examinations (if granted) cover the same subject matter as was the case for the examinations; NB: For the purpose of this provision, the phrase "not sit for an examination more than twice in the same subject" as it appears in General Regulation G.18.2, implies that a candidate may not be admitted to an examination in a module, including a supplementary examination, more than three times.
  • the manner in which research reports are prepared and examined in his department. NB: Full details are published in each department's postgraduate information brochure, which is available from the head of department concerned. The minimum pass mark for a research report is 50%. The provisions regarding pass requirements for dissertations contained in General Regulation G.12.2 apply mutatis mutandis to research reports.

Subject to the provisions of General Regulation G.12.2.1.3, the subminimum required in subdivisions of modules is published in the study guides, which are available from the head of department concerned.

Minimum krediete: 120

Kernmodules

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    Idea Generation and Business Start-up

    • The Business Plan – preparation, evaluation
    • The financial aspects as part of the business plan

    Break-even analysis

    Financial statements

    Budget

    • What potential financiers look for in business plan

    Business partners

    Venture capitalists

    Commercial banks

    Sien meer

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    • Business management principles
    • Difference between entrepreneurial ventures and small business
    • Understanding small business
    • Managing the small business
    • Managing the micro business
    • Managing the family business
    • Marketing and supply chain
    • Social responsibility, networking and legal aspects
    • Black economic empowerment
    • Financial management

    Sien meer

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    • The need for entrepreneurship
    • Characteristics and traits of entrepreneurs
    • Impetus for entrepreneurship
    • Difference between small and entrepreneurial ventures
    • The entrepreneurial process
    • Ideas vs Opportunities
    • The Window of Opportunity
    • Market research and target markets
    • The Business Plan

    Sien meer

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    • The theorem surrounding creativity, innovation and opportunity finding
    • The techniques to facilitate and enhance creative thinking
    • A full understanding of business innovation in an entrepreneurial context

    Sien meer

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    • Definitions
    • Entrepreneurship policy vs SMME policy
    • Models for entrepreneurship development and enabling of  MME’s
    • History of SMME development in SA up to the National Small Business Act 1996.
    • The National Small Business Act and amendments
    • The role of SEDA, Khula and the LBSC’s.
    • Financial institutions and SMME’s
    • Other role players: SMME desks, development corporations, NGO’s, development agencies, universities and technikons
    • Business development services
    • The informal sector

    Sien meer

  • Module-inhoud:

    *Hierdie inligting is slegs in Engels beskikbaar.

    Strong emphasis on market research, quantification of the market but also a basis for academic publications and a doctorate.

    Sien meer


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