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The role of tertiary education in promoting self employment : a study of project management students at a South African university of technology
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2011)
Human capital is both a key driver of economic growth and a means to promote overall development. In order to enhance human capital in South Africa, tertiary institutions have seen a tremendous increase in students' ...
Challenges and prospects for small-scale mining entrepreneurs in South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2016)
Small-scale mining entrepreneurs are confronted with a variety of challenges during both the start-up and growth phase of their businesses not only in South Africa, but all over the world. Most small-scale mining entrepreneurs ...
Factors affecting the growth of locally owned spaza shops in selected townships in South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2017)
The ANC government relaxed a great many restrictions enforced by the apartheid regime. The restrictions included the illegal status of the spaza shops which operated in the townships. Faced with the challenge of unemployment, ...
An entrepreneurial framework for starting a small tourism business in Cape Town
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2009)
The 2010 FIFA World Cup toumament could provide valuable opportunities for the tourism entrepreneur in Cape Town. This study focuses on the factors that affect the entrepreneurwho chooses to make tourism a career in Cape ...
E-commerce strategies for SMME sustained growth in the manufacturing sector
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2013)
The South African manufacturing industry landscape has changed due to the pressures of globalisation and liberalisation of trade policy regimes. The structural shift of this industry has led to a global market in which ...
Barriers to entrepreneurship in the Western Cape
(Cape Technikon, 2003)
Research has shown that in first world countries, governments that have supported their SMMEs and entrepreneurs have grown and the economies have prospered. The contrary applies in countries that have imposed barriers ...
Sustainable micro-entrepreneurship to ensure positive economic growth in the Western Cape
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2006)
The high unemployment rate in South Africa has forced many people to think of creative ways to derive an income. This in turn has resulted in the increase of microentrepreneurs who could contribute positively to the ...