The Innovator Trust is offering black female SMME’s the opportunity to make their dreams a reality through education.
Innovator Trust’s enterprise development programme, facilitated by the Gordon Institute of Business Science, are affording black female SMMEs in the ICT sector a scholarship opportunity to expand their knowledge in business operations.
This scholarship will see the leaders in these businesses completing the 12-month GIBS Programme for Management Development. The programme seeks to train SMMEs on business and general management by providing a number of skills and support activities, mentorship, and networking.
As a school for business, GIBS has a primary focus on general management in dynamic markets to significantly improve responsible individual and organisational performance through the provision of high quality business and management education.
We look for the following criteria when looking for potential beneficiaries.
- A company defined in South Africa as an SMME.
- The business must be operational and trading for 2 or more years.
- The business should be at least 51% black female owned.
- A minimum Level 4 BBBEE status according to the DTI or ICT Codes.
- The Business must be a registered company with the key focus in ICT.
- The business with potential, vision and desire to grow.
Remember to include these documents
- Company registration documents
- BEE certificate/affidavit
- Copies of ID’s of business owners
- Latest Annual financial statements
- Your company profile
Once the application is received, the Innovator Trust will short-list candidates for an interview thereafter a written response to your application should be received within 10 working days of receipt of application supporting documentation.
The Innovator Trust will support selected companies with the potential to grow, attend and participate in the training, mentorship and development programmes.
Follow this link to start with your application: http://www.innovatortrust.co.za/apply-to-the-programme/application-form