Enterprise & Supplier Development

Challenging the Status Quo

The Academy’s Enterprise & Supplier Development (ESD) offering is an organic extension of the Business School’s entrepreneurial curriculum. Our holistic model of business development supported by mentorship expertise and access to market and financial partner networks has proved an invaluable platform from which to build ESD interventions for corporate partners.


Business Igniter Programme

Aimed at sparking entrepreneurial thinking in underserved communities, the TSIBA Business Igniter programme is a community enterprise development initiative that provides basic entrepreneurial business development support in marketing and finance to small start-up, micro- and survivalist entrepreneurs.


Business Essentials for Entrepreneurs

The objective of the programme is to include motivated entrepreneurs in the South African economy context. Business Essentials ensures that the entrepreneurs’ skills, business knowledge and attitude have been honed and nurtured through accredited education and mentorship.



This programme is ideally suited for Corporates and B-BBEE funds looking to invest in Business Development to get suppliers investment- and supply chain-ready.


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