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Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship


This higher qualification is designed for the student who wants to start and run their own business. Students are exposed to a wide array of topics to understand the holistic nature of running a business.  


The course is offered as an online qualification. Students are also able to access learning materials on our Student Learning Platform. It is expected that students have access to their own smart devices with Internet connectivity. 


Upon successful completion, students may then elect to continue studying for a further 2 months towards the “New Technologies” certification. Students will understand the impact of new technology in our world and the power of exponential growth by learning about technologies such as Blockchain, AI, Sensors and Networks, Nanotechnology, the Space Industry and Augmented Reality, to name a few. Combined with the 2-month New Technologies certification, this has been regarded as one of the most exciting Entrepreneurship courses in South Africa today. 


Features and Benefits 


  • Experience high academic quality from lecturers with experience in industry.  
  • Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal. 
  • Get exposure to guest lecturers from relevant external companies and organizations both on campus and online.  
  • Through our myWay learning methodology, a unique and modern approach to blended online learning we deliver our programmes with strong academic support from our LMS, dedicated student support and virtual sessions.
  • For online students, we ensure that you are supported by technology and people throughout your academic journey. We focus on a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises, activities and project-based assignments bundled with fully developed video lectures, all managed by our student learning platform.  


* The institution is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Reg. No. 2009/HE07/003. The Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship is accredited by the Council on Higher Education as a NQF5 qualification. As such, the institution follows the Good Practice Guide for Quality management of short courses as stipulated in the CHE September 2016 publication.

Admission Requirements:

  • Students are expected to have passed Matric or the equivalent (this requirement can be waived in circumstances where the student can prove prior knowledge or experience).
  • Although subject choice will not detract from qualification entry, the subjects Mathematics & English are an advantage.
  • Students should also have passed Matric Mathematics at a minimum level of 60%. Students who did not achieve 60% in maths will be required to write a Concept Interactive “Entrance Assessment”.
  • Please contact a student advisor for more information.
  • Students should be able to use basic computer applications and thus should have basic computer literacy.
  • If this is not the case proof of training in basic computer literacy will be required in order to be eligible for this course.

Articulation Options

The following programmes are highly complementary, and students can articulate with direct access into the following: 


Salaries & Skills


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  • Duration

    This qualification is delivered over 12 months, 120 credits via a blended learning method with academic support. Our myWay Blended Learning is supported by a world class LMS, with thought provoking content in the form of videos, articles and assessments.  


    Students can further engage with academic and support staff via our dedicated student support, attending our online live Q&A sessions or campus based workshops 

  • Career Options

    • Small Business Owner/Operator 
    • Business Manager 
    • Business Development Manager 
    • Project Manager 
    • Operational Manager 
  • Study Kit

    Your study kit is included in your fees and will contain: 


    • Electronic study guides and textbooks. 
    • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter, and Getting Started Guide. 
    • Access to our myAcademy student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets.  

What you get

  • Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship NQF5, SAQA No. 101750 

Our Learning Methods

At Concept Interactive we understand that that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. This is influenced by many factors including, circumstances, location, field of study and learning preference. It is for this reason that we have developed our myWay learning methodology, a unique and modern approach to blended learning that encompasses multiple delivery methods, involving our three main channels.

Full Time

Reach your full potential through our myWay Instructor-led or Mentorship based classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in-field experience, combined with our blended platform to make up a full day or selective days within a week.

Part Time

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.


We have re-defined online learning. Our myWay Online Learning ensures that the student is supported by technology and people throughout his academic journey. We focus on a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises, activities and project-based assignments bundled with fully developed video lectures, all managed by our student learning platform.


Career Video

Watch this video to understand a day in the life of an Entrepreneur. 

The Higher Certificate in Entrepreneurship comprises of 10 subjects at NQF5. All subjects need to be passed to obtain the qualification. 

* Start Dates and Timetables are subject to change.   

Business Communication 
This module is intended to prepare the student with the abilities required in corporate communication, such as, creating presentations, composing business letters and reminders, and conducting interviews. The module explores written communication, focusing on writing skills and the connection that exists between thinking and writing distinctly, and the process of effective writing.  

Business Management Principles 
The purpose of this module is to offer students an introduction and foundational knowledge of the primary functional areas of a business.
Students are introduced to strategic thinking and business concepts, as well as the techniques relevant to managing the various functional areas. 

Business Mathematics 
This module introduces statistical methods and mathematics. The applications of the main statistical principles are explained. 

Creative Thinking 

The purpose of this module is to provide students with the processes for innovative and creative thinking.
This module offers students the understanding that creative thinking is a skill based on concepts and theories. 

Human Resource Management Principles 
The purpose of this module is to provide the students with the foundational knowledge of the principles,
concepts and theories critical to Human Resource Management. 

Project Management 
The purpose of this module is to introduce the student to the principles of project management
and to practice the application of selected basic principles in various cases. 

Business Information Systems 
The purpose of this module is to equip students with a thorough knowledge of concepts associated with various information
systems and to the importance of utilising information systems to gain a competitive advantage.
This module will additionally develop the students' ability to apply what they have learned to a particular situation 
with the business information system context. 

The purpose of this module is to explore entrepreneurship, new venture creation, the start-up process, the growth stages and the
challenges in the maturity phase of the business. 

Finance for Small Business 
The purpose of this module is to provide the concepts and principles of general business accounting processes
and procedures. The module provides the student with a deep understanding of business finance
and the impact of various factors in the economic health of an organisation. 

Marketing Practice 
The purpose of this module is to explore marketing core concepts and principles of marketing, positioning,
targeting, consumer behavior and the marketing mix in a practical and applied manner in various case studies and simulations. 
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