Small Business Entrepreneurship

Small Business Entrepreneurship

Do you dream of owning your own business but lack the skills to get started? Entrepreneurship is the development of a business from the ground up — coming up with an idea and turning it into a profitable business. This AOY Skills Certificate will give you the confidence to embark on your venture and turn your dream into a reality.  Starting your own business has never been easier with the government actively encouraging South Africans to make their own opportunities and become job creators.

A successful business requires vision, leadership and in-depth knowledge of your target market.  Many start-up companies fail in the first year because of inadequate training and unrealistic expectations.  This skills course will give you practical knowledge to plan your business, evaluate the different financing options available to you, and how to cost, budget and market your product.

This course is directed toward potential and existing entrepreneurs as well as existing business owners.

Course Overview

  • Becoming an entrepreneur
  • Financing and planning your business
  • Formalizing your business
  • Getting your logistics on track
  • Costing and pricing
  • Recording business financial transactions
  • Budgeting, cash control and forecasting
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Your employees and labour legislation

Study period: up to 9 months   

Study PLUS Course Material

Study material includes a Textbook, Study & Solutions Guide and for those students who require additional assistance in the form of video learning, a FREE USB DRIVE containing Videos and Solutions Playlists.

Assignment based. No tests. No exams.

All you have to do to get started is to register. You will receive your course material within 10- 12 working days of registration, after which you start studying towards your Academy of York certificate.

There are NO exams, NO tests, only assignments that you can complete from the comfort of your own home.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is approved by Academy of York.

Course Name: Small Business Entrepreneurship (SBE01S)
Price Before bursary R9,333
Price after bursary R5,600
Once off payment price R5,100
Payment Plan R350 over 16 months
Registration Fee R650

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

”I was looking for a course that would not only give me a qualification, but a career and a future. I spoke to one of the students advisors and she opened my eyes and  I started to think big, then I remembered I was looking for more than a qualification. The support, the follow up about my studies really can”t wait to sign up for the next course. Academy of York thank you for all the support.”

Monicca Vuma

”I have learned a lot about business that I did not know of. The student coaches made study so easy and enjoyable. Thank you Academy of York. I will start studying a new course soon.”

Sunnyboy Vincent Kayzer

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