How to Register


1.     Create your personal dashboard online (it will take two minutes)

2.     Log in to My Dashboard (see Main Menu, top right)

3.     Start the programme as soon as you want to, at no cost.
        

Good luck and have fun!


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2: And after that..?
The Starter Level will take 1-2 hours in your own time. There is no time limit; you may take as long as you want to complete the course.

You will begin by learning about some key business concepts such as pricing and marketing strategies, supply and demand, market share and profit; and you will find out how to play "Banango Traders".

Activities:

- watch some short videos
- do some reading
- plan your business simulation strategy and play the game
- take an online quiz to get your certificate.

After completing the Starter Level, you can progress to the Learner Level. 

The Learner Level takes 2 to 4 hours to complete in your own time. Book your place and participate whenever it suits you.

The Tutor Level takes 3 to 6 hours to complete in your own time. Book and take part whenever it suits you.

The Advanced and Expert Level courses are presented by Johannesburg School of Finance. Contact us for more information.

See below for more details on the business strategies, simulation game objectives and learning topics for each level of the programme.


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3: The Levels of ABSOLUTE BUSINESS “CENTS” and “Banango Traders®”

At each level of the programme you will experience

  • increasingly challenging business management decisions and game objectives
  • well-designed readings, videos and/or slides
  • interactive exercises to reinforce what you are learning in the game
  • easy-to-follow quizzes to test your understanding of the key concepts; successful completion earns you your certificate.

 


LEVEL

TRADING STRATEGIES AND DECISIONS

GAME OBJECTIVES


LEARNING CONCEPTS





Starter

  • Pricing
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Budgeting

 



Maximize your closing bank balance

How to play

Interpreting reports

Supply and demand

Market share

Business strategy

Analysing performance






Learner


Starter Level plus:

  • Borrowing to finance growth
  • Forecasting demand

 




Maximise profit before tax

The business climate

Classifying business transactions

Sources and uses of money

Cash flows and balances

Measuring profit

Planning for profit

Spending, saving and investing






Tutor


Learner Level plus:

  • Selling on credit
  • Stock management

 



Maximise profit after tax

Profit versus cash flow

Financial reports:

  • Cashbook
  • Income statement
  • Cash flow statement

Working capital management

Compound interest and investments






Advanced


Tutor Level plus:

  • Buying fixed assets
  • Using market research
  • Debtor finance

 



Maximise earnings per share

Fixed assets and depreciation

Balance sheets

Financial ratios

The time value of money

Present and future values

Calculating loan repayments






Expert


Advanced Level plus:

  • Buying versus leasing assets
  • Raising equity capital

 




Maximise net asset value per share

The cost of capital

NPV and IRR

Capital budgeting

Investment ratios – PE, DY, ROA and ROI

The value of shares

Successful entrepreneurship

Portfolio management

 

All of the exercises can be done online. No paper is required. You may however print a copy of the readings if you prefer to work off hardcopy.

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