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Basic Technician Certificate in Entrepreneurship (NTA Level 4)

This programme comprises a total of twelve (12) Modules that spread over one academic year with two semesters. Students in this course will be involved in class sessions as well as industrial training. To reach the course objectives, the whole course is designed in a more practical oriented. Students are encouraged to put into practice all that they learn to develop their interest and competencies in problem-solving skills, self-reflection and critical thinking. Students who successfully complete the course programme are eligible for the award of NTA Level 4 provided they meet a Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 which is equivalent to pass. Upon successful completion of NTA level 4, a student may continue to NTA Level 5.



Programme Summary

Course Name:Basic Technician Certificate In Entrepreneurship NTA Level 4
 
Course Initials:  Certificate in Entrepreneurship
Duration:  1 year
Total Units:  12
Mode of Deliverance: Face to face

Programme Informations

A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to the Basic Technician Certificate in Accountancy, procurement and Supply and Bussiness Administration, Entrepreneurship Programmes (NTA Level 4) of the Open University of Tanzania if he/she has obtained: Certificate of Secondary Education with at least four (4) passes OR National Vocational Award (NVA Level 3) in any field from an institution recognized by VETA. However, students who apply for certificate in Accountancy should have passed at least “D” in Mathematics at O-level.

This programme comprises a total of twelve (12) Modules that spread over one academic year with two semesters. Students in this course will be involved in class sessions as well as industrial training. To reach the course objectives, the whole course is designed in a more practical oriented. Students are encouraged to put into practice all that they learn to develop their interest and competencies in problem-solving skills, self-reflection and critical thinking. Students who successfully complete the course programme are eligible for the award of NTA Level 4 provided they meet a Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 which is equivalent to pass. Upon successful completion of NTA level 4, a student may continue to NTA Level 5.

 

Semester I Modules

S/N

Module code

Module title

Class

Credit

1

MET 04101

Essentials of Entrepreneurship

C

10

2

MET 04102

Fundamentals of Marketing

C

10

3

AFT 04101

Basic Business Mathematics and Statistics

F

10

4

LGT 04101

Basic ICT Skills

F

10

5

LGT 04102

Basic Business Communication Skills

F

10

6

LGT 04103

Introduction to Cross Cutting Issues

F

10

Total Credits

60

 

Semester II Modules

S/N

 Module Code

 Module Title

 Class

 Credit

 7

 MET 04201

 Business Opportunities

 C

 10

 8

 MET 04202

 Small Business Management

 C

 10

 9

 MET 04203

 Promotion

 C

 10

 10

 AFT 04201

 Basic Book keeping and Accounting

 F

 10

 11

 MET 04204

 Customer Care

 F

 10

 12

 BMT 04299

 Field Practicum

 C

 10

 Total Credits

 60

Key: F = Fundamental, C= Core

 

 

NAMECONTACTS

 

 

The assessment shall consist of continuous assessment (demonstrations and main timed tests) and a written final examination.