Short Learning Programmes

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 Short Learning Programmes

TSIBA Ignition Academy provides Short Learning Programmes for participants interested in gaining business skills or enhancing their existing business abilities. 

These short programmes are delivered in partnership with AQHAME  at Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha. The courses duration varies depending on the outcome requirements for the accredited and non-accredited programmes. Participants will receive a Certificate of Competence upon completing the course aligned with the relevant Unit Standards.  Price includes learning material, tea/coffee and certificate of completion.

Requirements: Grade 11; 18+ Years Old; Valid South African I.D

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Introduction to Project Management

Delivered by TSIBA Ignition Academy,  this course will equip you with the fundamental concepts of project management. Students will understand the terminology of a project environment as well the major processes and activities required to manage a process.  This course will empower business owners and managers by enhancing the understanding of the role that project management plays in business ventures.

This course will be taught over two training dates to complete the relevant notional hours. Unit Standard: 10135

Date: Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February  2019
Cost: R800
Venue: Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha

Time: 9am to 1pm

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Costing and pricing for a business venture

Delivered by TSIBA Ignition Academy,  this course will equip you with a practical understanding of the costing and pricing principles in determining profit margins for a new venture. The course will assist students in determining the future profitability of a business venture by analysing the relationship between costs, revenue and profits, as well as understanding the criteria of a price setting policy for a new venture.

This course will be taught over two training dates to complete the relevant notional hours. Unit Standard: 263455

Date: Monday 18 & 25 March 2019
Cost: R800

Venue: Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha

Time: 9am to 1pm

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Work as a Project Team Member

Delivered by TSIBA Ignition Academy, this course will equip you with the basic principles of project management within a wide range of business sectors. By working in management teams students will cover all vital areas needed for successful projects, including best practice, team management, interpersonal and group communication, stakeholder engagement, leadership and emotional intelligence.

This course will be taught over two training dates to complete the relevant notional hours.

Date: Thursday 14 & Wednesday 20 February 2019
Cost: R800

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Business plans for a new venture

Delivered by TSIBA Ignition Academy, this course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop business, financial and operations plans for implementing a new venture. The course will also help you address economic and administrative issues that often hinder the starting of a new venture  or its long-term sustainability. In addition, students will be able to design and present business, financial and/or marketing plans based on a budget for a new venture.  

This course will be taught over three training dates to complete the relevant notional hours. Unit Standard: 114592.

Date: Thursdays 6, 13, 20 March 2019
Cost: R800

Venue: Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha

Time: 9am to 1pm

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How to secure a tender

Delivered by TSIBA Ignition Academy, the course is for entrepreneurs who use the tendering process to secure new business for their own venture. Students will learn how to identify information resources of available business and new markets accessed through tendering processes, analyse tender documents and demonstrate understanding of the relationship between costs, revenue and profits in securing the tender.

This course will be taught over two training dates to complete the relevant notional hours. Unit Standard:114593.

Date: Wednesday 20  & 27 February 2019
Cost: R800

Venue: Isivivana Centre, Khayelitsha

Time: 9am to 1pm

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Online courses

Gain critical skills from the comfort of your home (or phone)! These short courses, developed by TSIBA Business School and available online on Educate24, provide agile training in a proudly South African context. This innovative approach to upskilling gives instant results through rapid self-learning.

The world-class content is created with the input of leading South African academics (including TSIBA Business School staff) and industry experts, offering professional insights into the local landscape. The course schedule allows self-paced study; the modular format allows course material to be easily absorbed and retained, and the online delivery platform provides immediate access to training via mobile, tablet or laptop.

View the courses:

Business Essentials for Entrepreneurs

Funding a New Venture

Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills

Work Readiness

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