• Business Communications 

      Lashley, Maria; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      This course is designed to give you a comprehensive view of communication, its scope and importance in business and the role of communication in establishing a favourable outside the firm environment, as well as an effective ...
    • The Business Environment 

      Nkambule, Vinah; Mphanay, Tsiu; Peters-Richardson, Jacqueline; Carbol, Barry; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09)
      A business environment course will prepare future entrepreneurs to plan, launch and grow a business venture within the context of their local and national social, political, legal cultural and economic environment. It will ...
    • Business Law 

      Modesto, Stanslaus T; Tichapondwa, Charles M; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011)
      Business Law is one of the critical courses for the entrepreneur. Without exception, every business enterprise, at one point or another, finds itself dealing with legal issues. The law itself is a broad field, and it is ...
    • Business Research: An Introduction 

      Carbol, Barry; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12)
      This Business Research course is designed to prepare future entrepreneurs to employ research methods to gather, collate, and analyze business data that is important to the success of their business venture. Upon completion ...
    • Financial Management 

      Ganamotse, Gaofetoge N; Tariq, Adeelah; Sekatle, Rapelang D; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      Financial management is an introductory course which provides the applied and realistic view of financial management for today’s’ entrepreneurs. It is the basis of fundamental concepts of business finance, investment and ...
    • Human Resource Management 

      Marengo, Midzy; Fahumy, Idham; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      The Human Resource Management course will prepare future entrepreneurs to effectively manage their human resources. They will be able to project HR needs as the business grows, produce job descriptions, implement a recruiting ...
    • Introduction to Entrepreneurship 

      Kollie, James; Louw, Wilhelmina; Monyolo, Rammuso; Nkambule, Vinah; Lashley, Maria; Oriakhi, Raymond; Peters-Richardson, Jacqueline; Tinai, Sui; Mphanya, Tsiu; Daniel, Catherine; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09)
      This course will introduce future business owners to the concepts and principles of entrepreneurship. The course will introduce the role entrepreneurs play in the local business environment and the impact of entrepreneurship ...
    • Introduction to Marketing 

      Millette, Sherwyn; Ollivierre, Loraine; Santana, Kyra; Lephoto, David; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09)
      This is an introductory marketing course that will examine how marketing is practiced in business today and how it is essential to ensure small business growth and success. Marketing should be considered a total system of ...
    • Management Accounting 

      Caplan, Dennis; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      The Management Accounting course will prepare future entrepreneurs to effectively manage the resources, equipment, facilitates, finances and inventory of a business. We will explore costing systems, inventory control, ...
    • Organizational Behaviour 

      Ollivierre, Loraine; Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      This is a preparatory course aimed at gaining valuable knowledge in the theoretical aspect of organizational behaviour and exposing students to the application of the organizational principles, practices, techniques and ...
    • Principles of Management 

      Powley, Roger; Edwards, Cindy; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      Within this fast‐paced world, the role of managers is ever changing. Hence as a manager in the 21st century, you must be prepared for the challenges presented by a highly dynamic and rapidly changing business environment. ...
    • Project Management 

      Walter, Sasae; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      After completing this course you should be able to: discuss the nature of project management and how it differs from general business management; examine how project management can be used to support business growth; explain ...
    • Risk Management 

      Carbol, Barry; Powley, Roger; Millette, Sherwyn; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03)
      This Risk Management course is designed to prepare future entrepreneurs to understand and mitigate risks associated with their new business venture. When starting a new business, it is important to understand the need for ...
    • Strategic Planning (Course) 

      Dhuvandranand, Seethiah; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      The aim of this Strategic Planning Course is to describe to entrepreneurs how to plan the activities of their business to ensure competitive advantage and subsequent sustained profitability. They will be able to identify ...
    • Team Management 

      Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      The Team Management course will prepare future entrepreneurs to effectively form, motivate and manage business teams to achieve the vision and business goals of the new venture.