The SA Booksellers Association (SABA) provides a platform that facilitates the current and future economic well being of booksellers by promoting their interest and meeting their needs.
It strives to assist its members by:
AVAILABLE 01 January 2018 This course provides a step-by -guide to building inventory, and outlines all the factors required for effective and profitable stock management.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This course aims to introduce some of the book titles all booksellers should know about and place them within the context of the history of books.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This course is aimed at new booksellers. It covers understanding what customer service is and why it is important. It discusses what customers expect and what experience we should be giving them. It goes into depth in how to turn difficult customers into complimenting customers.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This course aims to give learners an understanding of how a bookshop should be laid out and the basic principles of creating displays and merchandising.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This is a comprehensive exploration of all aspects of marketing a bookstore. The course covers general principles and offers explanations for marketing and booktrade jargon, and delves into specifics such as press release writing or ways to promote a genre in a bookstore.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 Everything you need to know when opening and running a bookshop: from negotiating lease agreements to fitting out, staffing and turning on the lights.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This is a basic course for booksellers wanting to learn more about the intricacies and challenges around selection, marketing and selling of children's, teenage and young adult books.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 An introduction to the basic concepts involved in book retail via digital channels with South African flavor.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This course aims to introduce all aspects pertinent to managing the human resource of a business including adhering to various Acts, recruitment of staff, staff development and training, staff discipline, and terminations.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This program contains all 4 short courses offered in one comprehensive program. The Program sketches the current context, challenges and opportunities to a successful bookstore.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This course is aimed at giving you a basic understanding of what a business is required to do to ensure that it performs within the context of the law of the country.
AVAILABLE 01 JANUARY 2018 This course consolidates years of book experience from people in the book trade - giving the student the history and background to the world of books, how it began, evolved, and came to be what it is today. The course also sketches the current context, challenges and opportunities.