Training Program: Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Funding Experts Training Program?

The Funding Expert Training Program is an online program comprising nine modules of instruction. In addition to the lessons, to the lessons, you also have access to numerous resources in the form of the discussion forum, access to the network, and various supporting resources.

What is a funding expert?

A Funding Expert is a professional who helps businesses and entrepreneurs access funding for their business growth. As a Funding Expert, you will be able to match your client with the best funding programs, and guide and assist them to access available funds. Your work could include making sure that their strategy is sound, checking financials, drawing up business plans and submitting applications to the relevant funding institutions. As a Funding Expert you can also activate various other opportunities ranging from consulting, to holding workshops, to speaking at seminars and conferences. As an expert in the field, you will likely be contacted by the media for your insights too.

Who is it ideal for?

The Funding Expert Training Program is ideal for those who already have experience in the fields of accounting, finance or business, or if you create business plans for clients. It is best suited for those with an entrepreneurial drive, who might already have experience in running their own business, and are passionate about entrepreneurship or helping others succeed.

How much does the course cost?

The full cost of the Training Program, if you pay once-off is R29 900. This includes access to the member’s area in which you can take the 9 module online course, get support through the Funding Forum and connect and collaborate with others through the Funding Network.

Can I pay in installments?

Yes, you can choose to pay in monthly installments ( R2000 p.m.  x 16 months) This corresponds with the 9 modules of the program. With your frist payment, you receive full access to the member’s area, and access to Module 1. You will then receive access to the remaining modules once per month.You will receive your certificate after the last payment.

Do I have to take any tests or exams?

The program includes a student test at the end of each module. This is not compulsory, but we strongly encourage you to take these tests if you want to deepen your knowledge, receive your certificate and be featured on the website so you can attract new clients.

Will I receive a certificate?

Yes, upon completion of all the modules, you will receive a completion certificate.

Is the course registered with SAQA, or SETA?

No, this course is not accredited with SAQA, SETA or the National Training Authority.

Is this an online course or offline (real world) course?

This is an online course, so you can take the course wherever you live, and at your own pace. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.

How soon can I finish the program? How soon can I qualify?

You can take the course at your own pace. We recommend taking 2 weeks to a month to go through each module properly.

Can I ask questions of the instructor?

Yes, you will have full access to your course instructor, Dagmar Breiling, through the funding forum and email support. She is there to mentor you to success as a Funding Expert.

Can I interact with other students who are taking the course?

Yes! This is why we built the Funding Network into the program. The Funding Network is an online social network, pretty much like Facebook or LinkedIn, except this is a private network and only open to those related to this program. Invariably you will find others with specific knowledge or insights that you don’t have, and at the same time be able to share your own strengths and insights with others. We encourage you to get active on the social network and get to know your fellow student on this course. In future, they could become your colleagues or business partners.

Is there a money back guarantee?

Yes. The training program carries a 100% money back guarantee. This stipulates that upon receiving access to the second training module, if you are not completely satisfied with the quality of the information and instruction, you may request a full refund of all money paid, provided you do so within 24 hours of access to the second module.

Where can I access the terms and conditions?

When you log on to module 1 or 2 for the first time, you will be required to accept the terms and conditions. If you wish to read it at any other time, you can do so by clicking here.

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