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Faculty Website: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Department of Quality and Operations Management
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: SLP in Operations Management for Small Businesses
Programme Code: S6OPSQ
Medium of Facilitation: Online
NQF Level: 0
NQF Credits: 0
Senate Approval: S337/2021(3)
The SLP will assist small business owners to maximize efficiency while producing goods and services that effectively fulfil customer needs. The SLP’s objective is to assist small businesses in assessing and optimising operational activities, investigating and identifying operational risks, and developing an operations quality management assessment for their small businesses. The SLP aims at applying these business practices to ensure a sustainable creation of goods and services in small businesses, while empowering communities that are previously disadvantaged. This SLP will allow small business owners in local townships, both formal and informal, to gain knowledge on the basic practices of business operations management specifically related to small businesses, and will assist their businesses to remain profitable and sustainable in the long term.
Grade 12 or NQF level 4 qualification to be admitted to the programme. The candidate should also be an owner of a small business, either formal or informal, or should be in the process of starting a small business.
Selection is based on academic credit.