Startup School offers
World Class Support
The startup journey goes beyond building a business. It’s a practice that encourages people to stretch their limits, and drives them to achieve a life of success and significance. Each Startup School course supports you, the entrepreneur, along this journey.
As online courses, support is accessible virtually, so that you get the help you need when and where you need it most. All courses are high touch and supported by subject matter experts and business coaches.
Successful applicants will attend a 12 week online programme, engaging with business coaches and industry mentors to develop their business plans. The top graduating students will be eligible to receive funding and industry assistance to launch their business.
Applications close: 21 Feb 2020
The Entrepreneurship Course is a 12-week online entrepreneurship development programme offering interactive learning activities that guide an entrepreneur from the ideation phase of their business through to the investor presentation of a comprehensive business plan. For Entrepreneurs who are already running a business, the course enhances key entrepreneurial skills and supports sustained business growth. Entrepreneurs on the course can apply to be mentored by one of South Africa's most successful business leaders. This is Startup School's flagship course offering, and along with partner Investec, is pioneering support and development within the African entrepreneurial ecosystem.View course to apply
Marketing for Entrepreneurs
Applications close: 05 Nov 2019
In this 6 week online course you will be immersed in the strategic discipline of marketing and, not only will you develop a customer needs-focussed mindset that will filter down into the other aspects of your business, you will also begin implementing marketing tactics for your startup from the get-go. Each week, the course content, case studies, class discussions, and activities will be geared towards practical application to your business. This course will also equip you with a uniquely South African marketing perspective, exploring the intricacies of the SA marketing landscape.View course to apply
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