Skills Development & Training

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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:



Forex, Shares, Bitcoin & Property Mentorship Training Program


For a limited time only, we will be rolling out our phenomenal Millionaire Trader’s Club: FSB-P Mentorship Programs as 5 individual packages, as shown below. Note: Each course will run for 2-6 weeks


All classes will take place at our head office in Sandton. We have weekday evening classes and Saturday morning classes. Schedules and timetables will depend on the program you take. Class seating is limited for a more controlled environment; better learning conditions and personal relationships being built amongst one another.


Investing in Shares and Exchange Traded Funds

Investing in shares shouldn’t be difficult or expensive. Own a stake of brands you like & become a shareholder from as little as R100.


Investing in Local and International Commercial Property

You don’t need millions to become a property mogul, with our new Property Investing course, you can now invest in local & international property from as little as R1 000.


Trade Bitcoin and Ethereum 

Bitcoin is the world’s number 1 cryptocurrency & has made thousands of people millionaires all over the world, so why not own a piece of this incredible digital currency for as little as R10?


Trade Forex and Commodities

Learn numerous forex trading strategies including how to copy someone else trades free of charge. Gold is not susceptible to the same causes of depreciation as most other assets and has always been a “go-to” investment during times of market uncertainty and fear. Why not trade Gold and make money from commodities?


Agricultural Investing 

Cultivate your mind, plant the seed of knowledge & prepare for the land with our Agricultural & Farming Investment program. Don’t know what to do with the land? We do. Call us on 0603164360 or email & become an Agri-Investor today!!

For more information on our finance workshops, send an email to or call 0603164360