Grade 12 or equivalent. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules including a minimum of two (2) training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.
The Entrepreneurial Business Applications diploma program prepares students with the skills needed to operate a small business whether it is home-based, a franchise, or a consultancy. Graduates of this program obtain the necessary skills to plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate their operations in order to provide goods or services to consumers and ensure the quality of these goods/services and the satisfaction of their clients.
* Not all programs are offered at each location.
Today, many people are starting their own businesses—others are moving up to senior positions. For these individuals, the need for up-to-date business skills is crucial, as they will find it necessary to be well acquainted with all aspects of business and the software required for efficiency.
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
Minimum 10 words per minute (WPM).
- Operating Systems
Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
- Word Processing
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Database Management
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
- Business Skills
Business Math Skills and Applications, Business Financial Management, Business English/Grammar, Business Correspondence Level 1, Business Planning, Business Essentials, Business Law & Ethics, and Marketing and Sales