845 - Entrepreneurship Skills
- 1 Dignity of Work
- 2 Career Opportunities
- 3 The Entrepreneur
- 4 Beliefs and Values About Business in Uganda
- 5 Success in Business
- 6 Goals in Business
- 7 Uses of Income
- 8 Relationship Between Business, Society and Natural Environment
- 9 Business in Uganda
- 10 Agribusinesses in Uganda
- 11 Manufacturing Businesses
- 12 Service Businesses
- 13 Trading Businesses
- 14 Exploring the Environment for Business Opportunities
- 15 Managing Enterprises
- 16 Production Aspects in Planning for a Business
- 17 Marketing in Small Enterprises
- 18 Personnel Management and Administrative Expenses in a Business Enterprise
- 19 Financial Planning for Small Businesses
- 20 Natural Environment Concerns in Planning a Business
- 21 A Business Plan
- 22 Financial Institutions in Uganda
- 23 Insurance in Business
- 24 Business Laws and Taxes
- 25 Cash and Credit Transactions in Business
- 26 Book-Keeping and Financial Statements in Business
- 27 Business Communication Skills
- 28 Business Ethics
Dignity of Work
Meaning of dignity of work; different types of work; myths and beliefs about nature of work; personal attributes leading to success in life; factors that promote status in society.
Meaning of career; types of job careers; possible career opportunities; income sources; benefits and challenges of various careers.
Meaning of an entrepreneur; personal entrepreneurial characteristics; risks in business; decision-making in business; leadership skills in business; benefits of being an entrepreneur.
Beliefs and Values About Business in Uganda
Positive and negative beliefs about business; ways of overcoming misconceptions in business.
Success in Business
Factors leading to success; benefits of a successful business to an entrepreneur; factors which lead to business failure; common management mistakes that cause business failure; indicators of a business not doing well.
Goals in Business
Importance of setting goals in business; setting business goals using SWOT analysis; prioritizing goals in business; time frame and time schedule.
Uses of Income
Ways of using income; relationship between income, savings and investment; importance of savings; ways of increasing savings and investment; consumption, savings and investment-oriented people; making plans for saving.
Relationship Between Business, Society and Natural Environment
The natural environment; dependency of business on the natural environment; how society benefits from business; how business benefits from society.
Business in Uganda
Meaning of Business; types of businesses; factor used to determine sizes of businesses; importance of businesses; introduction to Business Associations in Uganda.
Agribusinesses in Uganda
Meaning of agribusinesses; types of agribusinesses; common features of agribusinesses; requirements of agribusinesses; importance of agribusinesses; challenges in agribusinesses and how to overcome them.
Meaning and types of Manufacturing businesses; importance of Manufacturing businesses; agro-processing businesses and their importance; challenges in manufacturing businesses and how to overcome them.
Meaning of service businesses; services needed by a community; types of service businesses; benefits from service businesses; challenges in service businesses and how to overcome them.
Meaning of trading businesses; types of trading businesses; benefits of trading businesses; challenges in trading businesses and how to overcome them.
Exploring the Environment for Business Opportunities
Business opportunities; market: factors for assessing a Market Potential of a business; conducting a Market Assessment.
Definition of management; functions of management in small enterprises.
Production Aspects in Planning for a Business
The production process; selection of machinery, equipment and tools; employees; business premises; selection of raw materials; packaging; utilities; role of transport in planning a business.
Marketing in Small Enterprises
Definition of marketing; marketing mix; channels of distribution; advertising.
Personnel Management and Administrative Expenses in a Business Enterprise
Types of personnel in a small business and their roles; pre-operating expenses in establishing a business; daily Business Administrative Expenses.
Financial Planning for Small Businesses
Types of capital; establishing the working capital requirements of a business; establishing fixed capital requirements of a business; estimating total capital requirements of a business; sources of capital; costs.
Natural Environment Concerns in Planning a Business
Requirements of the business that affect the natural environment; how business requirements affect the natural environment; the outputs of business in general; measures and methods to address the negative effects of business on the natural environment. The effect of a bad environment on a business.
A Business Plan
Elements of a business plan; uses of a business plan to different stakeholders; steps in preparing a business plan; action plan for implementing the business plan; presentation of a business plan.
Financial Institutions in Uganda
Types of financial institutions; types of accounts with financial institutions; major transactions with financial institutions.
Insurance in Business
Insurable risks and non-insurable risks; types of insurance in Business; benefits of insurance; steps in taking out an insurance Policy.
Business Laws and Taxes
Types of Legal Forms of Business; registering a Business; Business Licenses; types of business taxes in Uganda; business laws in Uganda; basic legal concepts of a business contract.
Cash and Credit Transactions in Business
Business transactions; selling on cash and credit; management of cash and credit transactions; obligations of the debtor and creditor; negotiating a business transaction.
Book-Keeping and Financial Statements in Business
Book-keeping; uses of Books of Accounts; methods of book-keeping; Source Documents; Books of Accounts; Trial Balance; Profit and Loss Account; Balance Sheet; interpreting Financial Statements.
Business Communication Skills
Importance of communication; essentials of communication in business; methods of communication; techniques in communicating with customers; writing Business letters.
Business ethics towards customers, employees, society, government; how a business benefits by practicing business ethics.