Archive for May, 2010
May
25
2010

It was surely a very informative, helpful and learning experience to have been part of the Entrepreneurial Business Management course. I just did business in the ordinary way of buying and selling, not thinking of marketing my business. I only learned at the workshop how to promote and market my product. It really taught me [...]

May
24
2010

The course helped me to be more open-minded over my work. I do thorough research before I embark on doing anything I’m interested in. In the work place I ask questions that I don’t understand when it comes to work contract do’s and don’ts. I question the long working hours, benefits etc. I am honest [...]

May
24
2010

I registered my company in 2003 and was off the ground in 2007, the year I registered with EBS/SETA. All the time between registration and starting was a struggle because I did not know business jargon. I lacked business skills and strategies and was without direction. Through EBS/SETA, I managed to steer my company in [...]

May
24
2010

My name is Ernest Morgan and I live in Franschhoek, a vibrant Boland town that annually attracts hundreds of national and international tourists. I started my studies at EBS and Services SETA in 2008. At that stage I was a struggling building contractor. I realized I lacked business skills and grabbed the opportunity when EBS offered [...]

May
24
2010

I finished my dressmaking at Pentech University and pursued my passion. At first it was a struggle to get my name out there due to the competition and the fact that my community did not know my name yet. I kept on pursuing my passion and tried to work hard on my skill as a [...]

May
24
2010

It was always a dream for me to start my own business. I susequently registered my own cleaning company a couple of months ago, when I went on retirement. However, I quickly learned that there is a lot more expertise, skills and abilities required than merely the registration of the business. I enrolled with EBS/SETA [...]

May
21
2010

The course made me realise my dream and the passion that I had is to start my own Home Base Care Business. The course has given me a lot of knowledge that I did not have but now do work out my weighted average gross profit. And now I know more about what variable cost [...]

May
21
2010

When I lost my job in 2007 I was completely down and out. I went knocking on so many doors just to find out that they too had closed their doors permanently. I started getting involved in my community, where I did activities for the children and the elderly. This is where I met a [...]

May
21
2010

The course helped me to set my goal, passion and vision. Also to set up my future in the business world as an entrepreneur. Knowledge is power and that is what this course gave me. The power to be creative and to have a positive paradigm and to live your passion and dream in order [...]

May
21
2010

I am very gratefull to be part of the EBS family because I gained so much in the almost 5 years. I could fruitfully use the information I got from EBS on a personal as well as a business level. It was not easy but I learned to develop and know myself as a business [...]