Imagine you’re at a workshop, and that you’re matched with another delegate. Your task is to explain how to buy a Big Mac from a drive-through. The twist in the tale is that you must assume the person is from the 1700s. What’s a car? It’s a lot trickier than it sounds. Firstly, you need […]
As a follow-up on the previous meeting, the Small Business Development Portfolio Committee will be hosting Ms Zandile Nyawo, of the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA), who will provide members with information on funding opportunities. SEFA offers the following products directly to SMMEs: · Asset Finance · Term Loans · Revolving Loans; and · Bridging […]
There are a gazillion books in my local business school library with the word ‘strategic’ or ‘strategy’ in the title. Open the book, and nowhere will you find a specific perspective on what strategy actually is. The largest selling textbook in Europe does offer a definition, but I’m not sure that I agree with it. […]
FREE entry If you’re a current/potential small business owner in the Western Cape, you can’t afford to miss the Small Business Expo. Running a small business has unique challenges and opportunities, and this expo explores them all. This is a landmark event where you can also connect with the business community that empowers small business […]
The digital divide prevented small business owners from learning how to market their business on the internet. You are shown the importance of social media as a key element to connect, communicate and build relationships with your potential clients.