Partners

Partner with us to develop entrepreneurs

We are a leading institution in up-skilling entrepreneurs. When the entrepreneurs we interact with achieve any of the following, we have played a part in them being BETTER.

Partners

Partner with us to develop entrepreneurs

We are a leading institution in up-skilling entrepreneurs. When the entrepreneurs we interact with achieve any of the following, we have played a part in them being BETTER.

What do we mean when we say better?

  • Better price
  • Better growth
  • Better managers
  • Better collectors
  • Better scale
  • Better leaders
  • Better negotiators
  • Better innovators
  • Better thinkers
  • Better solutions
  • Better entrepreneurs

What do we mean when we say better?

  • Better price
  • Better growth
  • Better managers
  • Better collectors
  • Better scale
  • Better leaders
  • Better negotiators
  • Better innovators
  • Better thinkers
  • Better solutions
  • Better entrepreneurs

Ways that you can partner with us

Advisory Boards Programme

This programme is built to match SMEs with professionals and entrepreneurs with the appropriate skills & experience to serve as Advisory Board members in their businesses.

IAAE Mentorship Programme

The mentorship programme is built to allocate one mentor to a business who will work on the business with the business owner for the specified time.

ESD Skills Summit

The summit consists of educational, skills development, and business leadership content delivered by experts and experienced entrepreneurs to impart business management and leadership skills that entrepreneurs can immediately implement in their business.

IAAE Academy

Short courses that are designed to focus on developing key disciplines and skills in the entrepreneurs and SMEs.

Financial Excellence
Programme

Many SMMEs lack strong financial skills and struggle with financial literacy. The Financial Excellence Programme takes a deep dive into financial management processes of SMMEs to equip entrepreneurs with resources, skills and tools to manage their finances.

Our Partners

First National Bank
As a proud sponsor of I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR, FNB is dedicated to help educate, grow and stimulate the SME market in South Africa. This sponsorship complements our broader strategy and ongoing initiatives aimed at providing practical solutions to help and expand this important market. It is through relevant engagements such as this that we can continue making an impact by supporting SME’s. First National Bank – a Division of FirstRand Bank Limited. An Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider (NCRCP20). Ts and Cs apply.

Our Partners

First National Bank

As a proud sponsor of I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR, FNB is dedicated to help educate, grow and stimulate the SME market in South Africa. This sponsorship complements our broader strategy and ongoing initiatives aimed at providing practical solutions to help and expand this important market. It is through relevant engagements such as this that we can continue making an impact by supporting SME’s.
First National Bank – a Division of FirstRand Bank Limited. An Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider (NCRCP20). Ts and Cs apply.

Collectively, we have been able to achieve the following impact

Over 10 000 entrepreneurs have attended the I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR Summits since 2003, across all 9 South African provinces.

No. of jobs saved across
the Supplier Development
Programme, during the
COVID-19 pandemic for the
period March to December
2020.

Over 250 meetings
hours across the
Advisory Boards
Programme.

110 course completions
across the five short courses
offered in our Supplier
Development Programme.