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Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship

3 Years Full Time (Course Duration) | (NCQF) Level 7 (Course Level)

 

Botswana

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BQA

Contact our Botswana Campus office for more details and information on our intake dates.

The purpose of this qualification is to produce graduates who are able to combine theory and creativity which encourages the graduates to dwell more on employment creation rather than the generic employment consumption. The qualification therefore helps to develop the following competencies in the following areas: business planning, business management, financial management, resource procurement, franchising, evaluation of business forms and application of contract law.

It is aimed at those inspired individuals who want to further their careers and expand their knowledge. Students will learn Organisational Behaviour, Simulation for Business Development and more. The course is focused on ensuring our students can function within challenging business environments and are adaptable to constant change.

Entry requirements

We look for passionate and committed students and encourage applications from students with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Every application to LCIBS is considered very carefully on its individual merits.

Route of entry: Academic Qualifications

Applicants will be admitted to this qualification based on one of the following minimum benchmark qualifications:

  • Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) with 36 points and above including English language or equivalent.
  • An appropriate Further Education and Training Certificate such as LCCI (Marketing Management) or equivalent.
  • Any relevant qualification at NCQF Levels 5 or 6 may render the candidate eligible for exemptions or credit transfer in accordance with applicable University policies.
  • In addition to the above admission criteria, relevant experience in the business sector will also be considered. This is recognition of prior learning (RPL).

In addition to the above admission criteria, the following will also be considered:

  • Relevant experience in the business sector
  • Employment experience
  • Prior learning

Need more information? Our Admissions Team are happy to advise on required criteria: admissions@lcibs.ac.bw


English language requirements:

For those whose first language is not English, it may be necessary to complete an English language test, such as IELTS (International English Language Testing System), PTE Academic (Pearson English language test) or our internal ELP Test, in order to demonstrate the language proficiency needed to complete a degree. All our courses are taught in English.

Language Qualification Score Required
IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in any component
PTE Academic A minimum of 56
LCIBS ELP Test 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in any component

English language requirement changes are subject to approval.
Applicants should contact the College directly regarding English language requirements when considering making an application.

If a student requires support achieving the required standard of English language skills, a range of English for University courses is offered free of charge. Find out more

Programme Structure:

Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship - YEAR 1
Year
Semester
Modules
Credit Points
Level
1 1 Principles and concepts of Marketing 10 5
1 1 End User Computing 10 5
1 1 Principles of Human Resource Management 10 5
1 2 Basic Economics 10 6
1 2 Business Mathematics 10 6
1 2 Accounting and Finance 10 6
1 1 Fundamentals of Operation Management 10 6
1 1 Fundamentals of Project Management 10 6
1 1 Principles of management 10 6
1 2 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 15 5
1 2 Marketing Management 15 5
1 1 Organisational Behaviour 15 5
1 2 Business Ethics 15 5
1 2 Business Communication IT 15 5
Total year credits 165

Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship - YEAR 2
Year
Semester
Modules
Credit Points
Level
2 1 Financial Accounting 15 7
2 1 Organisational Culture and Managing Diversity 15 7
2 1 Microeconomics 15 7
2 1 Business Law 15 7
2 1 Business and Society 15 7
2 2 Business Statistics 15 7
2 2 Strategic Management 15 7
2 2 Management Accounting 15 7
2 2 Brand Management 15 7
2 2 Industrial Relations 15 7
2 2 Macroeconomics 15 7
Total year credits 190

Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship - YEAR 3
Year
Semester
Modules
Credit Points
Level
3 1 Entrepreneurial Innovation and Creativity 15 7
3 1 Customer Service 15 7
3 1 New Venture Growth 15 7
3 1 Information Systems 15 7
3 1 Research Methods 15 7
2 & 3 Vacation Work related Learning 40 7
3 2 Research Project 15 7
3 2 Social Entrepreneurship 15 7
3 2 Relationship Marketing 15 7
3 2 Corporate Governance 15 7
3 2 International Business 15 7
3 2 Operations Management 15 7
Total year credits 545

Total programme credits

875

Progression Route

Horizontal Progression

Graduates may progress horizontally to:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration: Marketing Management, at NCQF Level 7.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Human Resource Management, at NCQF Level 7.
  • Bachelor of Commerce: Supply Chain Management, at NCQF Level 7.
  • Bachelor of Public Administration, at NCQF Level 7
Vertical Progression

Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications such as:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours): Entrepreneurship, at NCQF Level 8.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours): Business Management, at NCQF Level 8.

Personal development planning

We are here to support you every step of the way, which is why all our programmes incorporate modules focused on your own personal and professional development. We work with you to understand your career aspirations, shape your future and ensure your long term professional success.

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