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The Small Business Owner



  • Introduction to PC*
  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Business Management Techniques*
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship*
  • Integrated Marketing Communication 1 (OINT11615)*
  • Human Resource Management 1 (OHRM11615)*
  • Introduction to Business Accounting (FMI)**


All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

**Formative Assessments are for practice purposes in order to prepare for the Summative Assessment. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A supplementary Summative Assessment opportunity is available and will be charged for.

Membership and Assessment fees to FMI, will be charged separately.



Self-Motivated | Entrepreneurial | Ambitious | Confident | Enthusiastic



  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Apply the principles of general and human resource management to real life situations
  • Apply the basic principles and procedures of accounting
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial and project management skills
  • Knowledge of the integrated marketing communication function within an organisation – planning, implementing and monitoring



National Senior Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L4; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.




On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme The Small Business Owner including eligibility ito RPL for a total of 48 Higher Education credits on NQF L5 (HCLP1, HCLT1, HINT1, HHRM1) and 14 Higher Education credits on NQF L6 (HCLT2)



On successful completion the Learner may apply for admission with advanced placement to an accredited Boston Higher Education Programme.




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