The NewBridge College Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation Programme is ideally suited for:

  • Students who are interested in studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce Degree but are not certain what direction to follow.
  • Students who have missed application or registration cut-off dates and are looking to apply and register for the next full academic year.
  • Students who need to upgrade their matric results to meet entrance requirements for a specific university or a specific university programme.

By spending the 1st year of post school completing this NewBridge College Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation Programme you will cover various subject disciplines, focus areas and content in order to make far more informed decisions. During this 1-year programme you will develop crucial skills to succeed in your undergraduate studies and beyond, while gaining the insights you need to make an informed choice about your Degree specialisations.

The year will comprise four separate focus areas.

NewBridge College Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation

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These SETA aligned modules will focus on developing:

  • An ability to identify and create a new venture,
  • Knowledge of interpersonal skills required in a business environment,
  • An understanding of basic economics within a market economy,
  • A new venture by applying business principles and techniques,
  • An understanding of the role of leadership and management, and
  • The skills and knowledge required for strategic communication and learn to manage communication.

Students will gain an understanding of the inner workings of a business from the start-up phase, building the skills required in business operations, hiring, culture, and financing and budgeting, preparing them to launch careers in a changing world.

Introduction to Finance and Marketing Strategy

These Coursera and edX certified Short Learning Programmes have been curated to ensure that you will gain an insight into entrepreneurship and the fundamentals of business. This will assist in allowing you to get an understanding of what the possible majors in your degree entail and what possible careers these fields would give you access to.

BECOMING AN ENTREPRENEUR

MIT through edX
Becoming an Entrepreneur will provide you with inspiration to explore an entrepreneurial path and the tools to overcome the initial challenges of building a business.


MARKETING STRATEGY FOR ENTREPRENEURS

EIT Digital through Coursera
This course begins with the art of identifying and analyzing the potential customers, then gradually moves over to segmentation, positioning, closing the deal, competition, marketing strategy and market expansion.


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS

University of Virginia through Coursera
This course will teach students the fundamentals of managerial accounting including how to navigate the financial and related information managers need to help them make decisions.



OR


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS

London Business School through Coursera
The aim of this course is to change the conception of brands as being an organisation's visual identity and image to an experience of "moments-that-matter" along the customer journey and, therefore, delivered by people across the entire organisation.

NewBridge College Accelerate Academy Programme

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This course is designed to develop future entrepreneurs, teaching them to look at problems from all possible angles – in the end shaping them to drive innovation. Students will cultivate skills that will allow them to create and extract value, preparing them to take control of their own destiny and make a change in the world.

Through the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy programme you will have the opportunity to complete the Entrepreneurship specialisation.

NewBridge College Professional Development Programme

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The NewBridge College Professional Development Programme (PDP) introduces you to both academic and life skills, ensuring you are preparing for your degree studies and the ability to thrive in our ever-changing world.

The NewBridge College Professional Development Programme includes the following content:

  • Time Management
  • Study Skills
  • Collaboration and Resources
  • Active Listening and Note Taking
  • Online Learning
  • Research

On successful completion of the year, you will leave with the following certifications:

  • The Fundamentals in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation from NewBridge College
  • Accelerate Academy Foundation Level from NewBridge College
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur from edX and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Marketing Strategy for Entrepreneurs from Coursera and EIT Digital
  • Managerial Accounting Fundamentals from Coursera and the University of Virginia , OR
  • Brand Management: Aligning Business, Brand and Behaviour from Coursera and the London Business School

This programme has been curated to offer students an opportunity to develop skills and gain insight and direction for future studies.  As such, the Certifications from NewBridge College and Coursera are offered for skills development and are not registered on the National Qualification Framework.

This Pathway Programme does not articulate into any qualification and students will need to apply, register and meet the entrance criteria for all further study.

NewBridge College Entrepreneurship And New Venture Creation

NBDG521-NEWBRIDGE-COLLEGE-2021-WEBSITE-UPDATES---ICONS-1-1-SCHEDULE

These SETA aligned modules will focus on developing:

  • An ability to identify and create a new venture,
  • Knowledge of interpersonal skills required in a business environment,
  • An understanding of basic economics within a market economy,
  • A new venture by applying business principles and techniques,
  • An understanding of the role of leadership and management, and
  • The skills and knowledge required for strategic communication and learn to manage communication.

Students will gain an understanding of the inner workings of a business from the start-up phase, building the skills required in business operations, hiring, culture, and financing and budgeting, preparing them to launch careers in a changing world.

Introduction To Finance & Marketing Strategy

These Coursera and edX certified Short Learning Programmes have been curated to ensure that you will gain an insight into entrepreneurship and the fundamentals of business. This will assist in allowing you to get an understanding of what the possible majors in your degree entail and what possible careers these fields would give you access to.

BECOMING AN ENTREPRENEUR

MIT through Coursera
Becoming an Entrepreneur will provide you with inspiration to explore an entrepreneurial path and the tools to overcome the initial challenges of building a business.


MARKETING STRATEGY FOR ENTREPRENEURS

EIT Digital through Coursera
This course begins with the art of identifying and analyzing the potential customers, then gradually moves over to segmentation, positioning, closing the deal, competition, marketing strategy and market expansion.


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS

University of Virginia through Coursera
This course will teach students the fundamentals of managerial accounting including how to navigate the financial and related information managers need to help them make decisions.

OR


MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS

London Business School
The aim of this course is to change the conception of brands as being an organisation's visual identity and image to an experience of "moments-that-matter" along the customer journey and, therefore, delivered by people across the entire organisation.

NewBridge College Accelerate Academy Programme

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3

This course is designed to develop future entrepreneurs, teaching them to look at problems from all possible angles – in the end shaping them to drive innovation. Students will cultivate skills that will allow them to create and extract value, preparing them to take control of their own destiny and make a change in the world.

Through the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy programme you will have the opportunity to complete the Entrepreneurship Foundation Certificate.

NewBridge College Professional Development Programme

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The NewBridge College Professional Development Programme (PDP) introduces you to both academic and life skills, ensuring you are preparing for your degree studies and the ability to thrive in our ever-changing world.

The NewBridge College Professional Development Programme includes the following content:

  • Time Management
  • Study Skills
  • Collaboration and Resources
  • Active Listening and Note Taking
  • Online Learning
  • Research

On successful completion of the year, you will leave with the following certifications:

  • The Fundamentals in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation from NewBridge College
  • Accelerate Academy Foundation Level from NewBridge College
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur from edX and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Marketing Strategy for Entrepreneurs from Coursera and EIT Digital
  • Managerial Accounting Fundamentals from Coursera and the University of Virginia , OR
  • Brand Management: Aligning Business, Brand and Behaviour from Coursera and the London Business School

This programme has been curated to offer students an opportunity to develop skills and gain insight and direction for future studies.  As such, the Certifications from NewBridge College and Coursera are offered for skills development and are not registered on the National Qualification Framework.

This Pathway Programme does not articulate into any qualification and students will need to apply, register and meet the entrance criteria for all further study.

For any enquiries about this programme, please get in touch with us by clicking on one of the icons below, or complete the contact form below and one of our Student Advisors will be in contact with you shortly.

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For any enquiries about this programme, please get in touch with us by clicking on one of the icons below, or complete the contact form below and one of our Student Advisors will be in contact with you shortly.

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