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BA (Hons) Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership

This programme liberates students who have entrepreneurial personalities to innovate rapidly in a managed environment. It engages students in activities and projects aimed at sharpening their business acumen and shaping them into competent business leaders.

Benefits include:

  • Programme design is aligned to current and futuristic industry trends for local and global business.
  • Learn valuable transferable skills to be applied in entrepreneurial leadership of various industries
  • Enhance your leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial and consultancy skills

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

This programme is ideal for training you on how enterprises can navigate the current diverse, turbulent and challenging environment. You will gain entrepreneurial skills needed by the innovative leader. The programme aims to provide the concepts, knowledge and skills to enable you to discover your unique entrepreneurial qualities. You will also work closely with experienced industry mentors during the course of study, including work-based learning. Not only will you be relevant in industry upon completion, you will enjoy your stay as you engage in an array of practical activities and business games

  • The range of modules covers:
  • Financial management & investment for entrepreneurs
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Entrepreneurial marketing
  • Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Business Law
  • Strategic management
  • Business decision analysis
  • Technology and networking in an entrepreneurial context

In addition you will gain personal, analytical and communication skills to improve your competencies on:

  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Negotiation
  • Research
  • Project management

These skills are critical in today’s competitive business environment. Botswana Accountancy College delivers the first two years of the programme and the third year is delivered in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University (UK). Engagement and practical research are done with the local and regional business community throughout the duration of study.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants should have:

Passed Form 5, BGCSE/IGCSE or equivalent, in a minimum of 6 subjects, including Mathematics and English language.

  • Minimum of 11 points in Mathematics and English combined.

DURATION OF PROGRAMME
3 years 6 months.

CAMPUS                             MODE OF STUDY

Gaborone                          Full Time & Part Time

ACADEMIC YEAR

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
As a student completing the BA (Hons) in Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership, you can expect to become venture creators and entrepreneurs. Paths to entrepreneurship include: Start-your own-business (e.g., create a new business, buy a franchise or buy an existing business); self-employed professional; corporate entrepreneur at traditional firm and social entrepreneur.

Beyond careers in venture creation and product development, students can find career opportunities in private and public enterprises as business development consultants, social/knowledge entrepreneur, family business manager, mergers and acquisitions analyst.

Our students have taken consultancy placements with the Local Enterprise Authority and with a wide range of organisations including Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA), Kgalagadi Breweries Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank, to mention but a few.

Many more students have developed and started their own businesses with financial aid from local banks and designated government agencies. You can also go on to postgraduate study to enhance your knowledge and consultancy skills.

 

 

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