University of South Africa, UNISA
Full Time / Part Time
Entrepreneurs are widely recognised as the drivers of economic growth and job creation, yet the failure rate among start-up enterprises is high. This BCom degree equips entrepreneurs and those with entrepreneurial aspirations to acquire the management and business skills that are critical for success. The focus in the first year is on general economic, accounting, business and legal knowledge.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects

First year subjects:

  • Introduction to the economic and management environment

  • Economics

  • Business management

  • Accounting concepts, principles and procedures

  • Accounting reporting

  • Commercial law

  • Entrepreneurial law

  • Accounting systems in a computer environment

Second year subjects:

  • General management

  • Introduction to entrepreneurship and small-business management

  • Financial accounting for companies

  • Marketing management

  • Financial management

  • South African economic indicators

Third year subjects:

  • Strategic management

  • Entrepreneurship and small-business management

  • Intrapreneurship

  • Technology and innovation

  • Family business management

Careers: entrepreneur, business consultant, small business development officer.



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