Free Financial Education Series for SMEs: Invitation to Apply

Deadline: September 13, 2013

Cape Town Activa, along with The Business Place eKapa, Cactus Advisors and the South African Business Resources Institute (SABRI), have partnered to offer 15 Small and Medium Enterprises a comprehensive six-week educational series on “Getting Investment Ready” at no cost. The course targets SMEs that have a desire to access new markets and capital, but have been operational for at least 12 months.

“Getting Investment Ready” will start on Wednesday, 25 September 2013, and will run every Wednesday until 30 October 2013. It will cover a range of financial aspects from Financial Goals to Taxation. The course will be presented by Zachariah George of Cactus, and held at Cape Town Activa’s offices.

It is expected that applicants have a clear understanding of the time and effort commitment required to attend the course.

Applications and Selection Criteria

To qualify to participate in this opportunity, please submit the following:

  • a one-page executive summary of your business
  • List of affiliations, memberships with any entrepreneurial organisations, business plan competition, awards won, plus any recognition that the business has received in the last
  • one to three years;
  • List of key mentors, advisors, experts that have assisted the business previously and currently; and

Indicate clearly that you are available to attend the entire course between 25 September and 30 October at the times indicated.

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