Exploring possibilities with ABSA’s Provincial Head of Enterprise and Supply Chain Development to make bursaries and business opportunities available to KZN entrepreneurs
South African students and school-leavers are going through a wave of intense negativity and lack of enthusiasm in the face of an uncertain future. Fortunately, there is hope to be found in Dr Thea van der Westhuizen’s doctoral thesis that explores ways to boost entrepreneurship among our youth. Dr Van der Westhuizen, an academic at…
“The youth lack inspiration and motivation, both from within and above” said Dr Thea van der Westhuizen, adacemic at teh University of KwaZulu-Natal. A stronger entrepreneurial environment among the youth is the most powerful vehicle with which to create economic activity and calm frustrations of unemployment and lack of skills development. Currently, the unemployment rate…
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Entrepreneurs Engage is an initiative of the Entrepreneurship Discipline of the GSB&L that provides interaction with successful entrepreneurs from our region. The event affords you the opportunity of interrogating the stories of success and serves as an inspiration to aspirant and existing entrepreneurs.
BY: Thandiwe Jumo
Local entrepreneur, innovator, investor and sportsman, Mr Matthew Bouman, spoke on the importance of ethics in business at the Entrepreneurs Engage event hosted by the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance and the Graduate School of Business and Leadership.
BY: . Thandiwe Jumo
Aspirant entrepreneurs who need assistance in how to start a business, to research business opportunities or to form formal business friendships with the business industry are invited to visit the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance’s (SHAPE) Shifting Hope, Activating Potential Entrepreneurship Research Centre.
BY: Thandiwe Jumo
The need for an innovative teaching and learning program which stimulates academic and creative thinking was evident by the overwhelming turnout at the launch of the Shifting Hope, Activating Potential Entrepreneurship (SHAPE) programme on the Westville campus.