Bear Run Academy


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In association with Bear Run Investments, Bear Run Academy is an e-learning platform that allows our Bears to access their courses and book for future workshops. With an experienced and educated team, we currently provide the following courses and workshops:

Full Qualification

  • National Certificate New Venture Creation: NQF Level 2

Short Courses

Business Management: NQF level 2

  • Business Communications
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Operations
  • Financial Management

Business Management: NQF level 4

  • Identifying and Creating Opportunities
  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Principles and Techniques
  • Economics
  • Interpersonal Skills

Generic Management: NQF level 4

  • Management Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication & Customer Service Skills
  • Performance Management Skills
  • Business Writing Skills

Labour Relations Practice: NQF level 5

  • Effective Client Communication
  • Applying the Labour Legislation and Human Resource Development Legislation
  • Applying the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration Rules
  • Understanding the Labour Relations Act relating to Collective Agreements and Bargaining Councils
  • Analyzing Disputes and Selecting Appropriate Resolution Process
  • Applying the Compensation for Occupational Injury and Disease Act of 1993 (COIDA)


Financial Workshops: Soft Skills and NQF level 3-5

  • Trading Forex and Contract for Difference
  • Investing in Shares and Exchange Traded Funds
  • Investing in Property and Real Estate
  • Corporate Budgeting and Finance
  • Personal Finance Management

Workplace Workshops: Soft Skills and NQF level 2-4

  • Applying health and safety in the workplace
  • Dealing with HIV/AIDS in the workplace
  • Change Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Customer Service Essentials
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Workplace Diversity

Training Vicinity

Our company conducts in-house training and makes use of the clients’ premises; however, we also conduct training at our offices in Sandton from Monday to Friday (9h30 – 19h30) and Saturday (10h00 – 15h00) on a weekly basis. All training programs and workshops are conducted between 1 to 10 business days, with the exception of the full qualification.

Course Development

If the above training programs and workshops are not of interest to you or do not apply to your organization, we can develop courses based on your requirements and objectives. For more information on our various skills development programs and benefits, please contact our team: