Emerging Business Support Programme


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PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Accredited 2-day Business Skills Training Course

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism in partnership with ABSA will be rolling out the second phase of the Emerging Business Development programme starting in March 2017.

The programme:

The accredited NQF level 4 business skills course, presented by ABSA facilitators will cover :

  • Business Strategy Development;
  • Operations Strategy Development and
  • Financial Literacy Development.

The programme will be rolled out from March 2017 and runs until December 2017.

It is a two-day course that will take place in the Cape Metro, the West Coast, the Cape Winelands, Eden, the Overberg and Central Karoo.

To participate in the programme, your business:

  • Should be a registered and operational business
  • Should be operating within the Western Cape
  • Should have a valid BEE certificate.

Once selected we expect business owners to attend both days.

What previous beneficiaries said:

- "We now have the knowledge and the confidence we need to take our enterprise to the next level."

More Information:

To apply, please download and complete the Application form.

For more information, business owners can contact the relevant officials below.


Mr  Gordon Sharman                      Ms Odette Daries                      Deon Damons

Tel: 021 816 4123               or          Tel: 021 483 9114          or        Tel: 021 483 4934

The content on this page was last updated on 18 May 2017