Short course : Entrepreneurship 101: From ideas to reality



Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

16 weeks of part-time studies modular

Semester 1



Additional Admission Requirements

The course is open to anyone with basic English proficiency and internet access. NQF 4 Level or Grade 12 is ideal since it is the minimum entry requirement at CUT.

Optional instructional offerings

All instructional offerings are compulsory.

Credit transfer policy

 It may be used to recognise prior learning (RPL) to earn credits for equivalent NQF level courses where RPL is recognised.

Career Opportunities

Participants can use the skills to become entrepreneurs.

Program Objectives

This course seeks to equip participants with the basics of entrepreneurship, providing a solid foundation to start the entrepreneurial journey. Participants will discover about setting up and running their own business.

Delivery mode: Part-time – Blended – Modular

  • Section
  • Module
  • PART 1
1 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
Course overview and “in conversation with role models”.
2 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
Introduction to entrepreneurship
3 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
Idea validation
4 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
Market research
  • PART 2
5 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
The business plan 
6 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
7 (2 weeks of 20 notional hours)
Business registration

For more information contact Entrepreneurship Development Unit

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