Business Development

Status Of The Programme: 
ACTIVE - Blended Learning
Purpose of the Programme: 

The purpose of this programme is to equip the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to apply principles
and practices of innovation to the development and growth of a new venture.

► ONLY : R2 600.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for Online Blended Learning

► ONLY : R2 800.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for onsite group bookings (minimum 10 delegates)

Program Outcomes: 
Program OutcomesLevelCredits

On completion of this programme learners will be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the function of the market mechanisms in a new ventrure
• Apply innovative thinking to the development of a small business

Programme Outline: 

• Develop specific techniques for releasing creativity in developing ideas / opportunities for a new venture
• Determine the role of innovation in the development and growth of a new venture
• Apply principles and practices of innovation to the development and growth of a new venture
• Identify sources of available business and new markets that can be accessed through the tendering processes

Learning Assumed to be in Place: 

Delegates wishing to enroll on this programme should be competent in Computer Literacy, Mathematical Literacy and
Communications at NQF level 3.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): 

RPL against these unit standards are allowed. Apply online by sending us your details / information.


OPTION 1 (Online training via the blended learning approach):

Learning Journey and Duration: 6 Hours contact session time, spread over 3 days and 27 days for preparation of assessment. Learners will have access to the Learning Management System (LMS) for 30 days and this will include the Summative Assessment.  

OPTION 2 (Group bookings for onsite training – minimum of 10 delegates):

Learning Journey and Duration: 3 Days of classroom training.

Assessment Details: Portfolio of Evidence will be submitted within four weeks of completing the training. Assessment includes completing a tender document. Assessment evidence will be uploaded on the Learning Management System (LMS) platform, via a suitable medium, as per assessment guide.

Certification: This includes obtaining endorsement from the SETQAA.

Unit Standard(s):
• 114600 – Apply innovative thinking to the development of a small business
• 263514 – Demonstrate an understanding of the function of the market mechanisms in a new venture.

Target Group: 

• First line managers
• Business owners
• Branch managers
• Entrepreneurs