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.