12th Annual NU Programme

TSIBA Business School and Northeastern University (USA) students have successfully partnered up for 12 consecutive years to host the NU Programme in South Africa. The programmes’ objective is to integrate cultural learning and experiences as well as give free business consultation to small businesses around Cape Town. Through this programme, 4 entrepreneurs were awarded R 20 000 each as part …

How your side hustle can improve your career

A quick Google Search on ‘side hustle’ shows how the conventional 9 to 5 job solely won’t work to achieve your professional goals. One of the positives of South Africa’s current economy is the rise of a determined breed of Entrepreneurs who are extremely resourceful in chasing their dreams, with a sound business plan to back them up.   One such entrepreneur is Aphiwe …

3 tips for starting your own business

Do you have a burning desire to run your own business, but don’t know where to start? Although managing your own business is often a “learn-as-you-go” process, the smarter your decisions are earlier on, the better chances your business has at success. Kareemah Abrahams, 2019 TSIBA Graduate & Owner of Kaaremah’s Delights, knew exactly she wanted to achieve when she started …

How to prepare leaders of tomorrow, today

“Our greatest challenge is to create jobs for the unemployed of today, while preparing workers for the jobs of tomorrow.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 SONA speech. It was reassuring to hear our President’s commitment to prioritising access to modern education for South African youth. While the statement has set high standards for the education system, it’s undoubtedly difficult to prepare the …