Entrepreneurship1 ICB Accredited Course – Code: BFM102 - Academy of York

Entrepreneurship1 ICB Accredited Course – Code: BFM102



 This module forms part of the National Certificate Small Business Financial Management qualification. This accredited Entrepreneurship course is essential for anyone wanting to work in the business environment. You will be taught both written and verbal communication skills, which can be used in any career going forward.

Course Overview

  • Becoming an entrepreneur
  • Financing and planning your business
  • Formalizing your business
  • Getting your logistics on track
  • Costing and financial techniques
  • Budgeting, cash control and forecasting
  • Working with SARS
  • Introduction to computing
  • The Windows operating system
  • Working with the internet and e-mail
  • The entrepreneurial checklist

Study period: up to 9 months 

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course do not need any prior business knowledge

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.

ICB Assessment and Award

Using the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) programme material, 30% of your final mark is calculated from the activities and evaluations you undertake during your Entrepreneurial distance learning course. Your Portfolio of Evidence (POE) is a folder you will receive once you have registered for your assessment, and it must include all tests and assignments you have completed for each module.

You will be required to do a written exam for each module, which accounts for 70% of your final mark and you will include that in your POE, which must be submitted to an ICB assessor. Assessment Centre are located throughout South Africa, so please visit www.icb.org to find an exam venue closest to you. Upon successful completion of your exam, ICB will certify you with a statement of competence showing the respective unit standards, which you have completed.

Important ICB Exam Information

You will need to register as a Student Member with the ICB, and enrol for the exam before prescribed closing dates with them. Please note ICB registration and assessment fees are not included in your course fees and must be paid directly to ICB. Please go to http://www.icb.org.za/downloads.html for current fees.

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 accredited by ICB, a SAQA recognized professional body.

Course Name: Entrepreneurship (ICBENT1)
Price Before bursary R5,833
Price after bursaryR3,500*
Once off payment priceR3,200
Payment PlanR350 over 10 months
Registration FeeR700

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

What our students say about us

Roshini‘’I have never enjoyed a course so much. The textbooks were excellent and very informative. I apply the knowledge that I have learnt during my course in the workplace daily. I would like to commend my adviser Mike he was a pleasure to work with, he took me thought the course step by step. I would recommend your college to anybody, anytime.
Once again thank you, I will definitely do another course next year. Well done, keep up the good work.’’Roshini Kamfer