New solutions. Fresh thinking. Dynamic leadership. Business acumen. These abilities need to be awakened in our youth. In a changing country and a changing world, how should our youth be prepared for challenges that do not yet exist?
Entrepreneurial thinking is required to solve business and social problems and needs to be pro-actively developed. The short course in entrepreneurial leadership addresses these issues while maintaining a business focus.
Presentation partners in this short course are still being developed, but will include:
|Ralph Baumgarten||Ralph is a founding team member of Campitor Investments – a private equity investment company focusing on the food and beverage sectors. He gained exposure to venture investing at Work-Bench Ventures in the New York. He’s the founder of Barista Coffee Capsules in South Africa, and was part of the founding team of a lifestyle and apparel brand company in Cambridge, MA. He worked as a management consultant at Step Advisory and global management trainee at the world’s largest chocolate manufacturer and a global investment holding company in Zürich. As a BAcc, LLB student, he led and managed Brightest Young Minds, a pre-eminent young leader platform in South Africa.|
|Meshack Lefifi||Meshack is a graduate of the International Sport Leadership School. After a career at Sanlam, he became a social entrepreneur in Eersteriver, solving social problems through the vehicle of sport.|
|JD Nel||JD is an Entrepreneurial Leadership Programme Officer at the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation. He also develops entrepreneurs as Portfolio Manager at Stellenbosch LaunchLab.|