The programme includes but not limited to the following:
covers a wide range of brand management fundamentals which includes, building, maintaining, maximising brand value and protecting a brand.
entrepreneurs are encouraged to be more distinct, emphasis on continuous uniqueness and taught to combine old with new.
Guiding entrepreneurs on how to spend business money. Basic bookkeeping and compliance with financial and tax regulations are the core elements of this unit.
When to open for partnerships? How do you work with your partner/s? What are the benefits of partnerships? These are some of the many questions that this unit addresses.
Business Continuity Strategy:
How to prepare for tragedies and setbacks? No matter what happens the business must continue; we teach you the how part.
When to hire? when to fire? when to invest? when to buy? when to invent? These are key fundamentals questions amongst many that are addressed by this unit.
Small businesses mentored under the SBDS Programme
D Chem Brands
D Chem is a diversified chemical manufacturing company. It distinguishes itself in the market place through the production of innovative products which are in high demand in daily life.
Food by the gift
A youth owned catering company that serves fresh and healthy meals. Currently, Food by the Gift has expanded to delivering around the PMB area which has helped increase sales.
A youth owned company that produces cold pressed juices targeting the health conscious market. In its infancy, the company has already partnered with a homeopathy practice supplying them with their 100% juices for natural healing.
A youth owned company that provides a platform to empowers small-holder farmers by connecting them with investors and growing their market. Today this company helps small farmers supplier big supermarkets such Boxer.
New Time Marketing
A youth owned company that provides full service marketing and communications solutions such as digital marketing, brand management and creative design for start-ups and existing brands. NTM has served big companies such as Redbull, UKZN and Matawi beverages just to name a few.
Great Health Day Clinic
A youth owned health clinic that offers consultative services to communities
We believe that this programme will see many SMME’s rising and functioning up to their best optimal capacity and beyond.