The Small Business Environment

Associated Courses


This short course is designed to assist learners in understanding the role of small business within the wholesale and retail sector within the South African context.




  • Understand the components of the small business environment.
  • Understand and apply concepts to running a business.
  • Prepare store operations.
  • Understand the changing business market.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of legislation applicable to small retail businesses.

What you will learn:

  • Introduction to Small Business
  • Small Business in South Africa
  • Retail Business
  • The Business Environment
  • Retail Processes and Components
  • Legislation Affecting W&R Sector

Target Audience:

It is intended for individuals employed or learners who intend to follow a career in Retail Small Business Management, as well as individuals who wish to run their businesses within the Wholesale and Retail sector.