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A new Treppie is coming to town!

Taking on a tour covering the entirety of South Africa, Treppie, MEDO’s mobile entrepreneurship incubator, is taking on it’s biggest project yet in partnership with ISUZU Trucks. Travelling three weeks each month on a mission to recruit and develop entrepreneurs, Treppie will become the greatest socio-economic developmental programme in the country.

New Codes, New Opportunities!

The amended BBBEE codes of good practice have many companies on their toes. Some with excitement, some with trepidation. At MEDO, we believe knowledge is power, and that you can only fear what you don’t know. So we have compiled a brief explanation of what exactly the new codes entail, and guess what? It’s as easy as counting to 5…

What makes Supplier Development so different?

All the entrepreneurs we come across want to sell to big business because they think that where the “Big Bucks” are. This cannot be farther from the truth as the road to bankruptcy is paved with promises of high volume contracts and discounted prices. Take a look at how we prepare both buyers and sellers for the era of Supplier Development. By Judi Sandrock.

A Skills Development Victory

Trained pharmacist, Fathima Amod has been involved in training and skills development her entire 20-year career. As an expert in the field, Fathima works with Masoom Training Solutions to recruit, groom and train graduates to be taken up in corporates on a learnership basis. With the new BBBEE codes placing emphasis on skills development, Fathima is becoming integral to the BBBEE certification process. Carla de Klerk caught up with her to find out more about the skills development process and how it can be used to a business’s advantage.

Amended BBBEE codes: New codes, New opportunities

The amended BBBEE codes of good practice have many companies on their toes. Some with excitement, some with trepidation. At MEDO, we believe knowledge is power, and that you can only fear what you don’t know. So we have compiled a brief explanation of what exactly the new codes entail, and guess what? It’s as easy as counting to 5…

The MEDO Lean Supplier Development Bootcamp

What goes on behind closed doors at the MEDO Supplier Development Programme? It would be quite easy to say that we ‘develop entrepreneurs’ through sharing valuable business knowledge, but what does that in actuality mean? What is this ‘valuable knowledge’ and how relevant is this knowledge to the entrepreneurs? Have a peek into our Supplier Development module and judge for yourself, who knows, maybe you’ll be the one picking up a few tips…

The BBBEE Codes are Changing and MEDO is Ready!

With new BBBEE codes taking effect April this year, many companies are expected to face confusion regarding correct do’s and don’ts. No fear! MEDO is ready for the new codes and we have already had a mass of success with our supplier development programmes!

Taking Supplier Development to Great Heights

On Friday the 7th November seven entrepreneurs entered the big league by completing the MEDO Supplier Development Bootcamp. Sponsored by BT Global Services, the intensive week long bootcamp had the entrepreneurs critically assessing their small businesses and rebuilding them as sustainable suppliers for large business.

MEDO entrepreneurs reap rewards in the UK!

The fourth International Trade Programme made possible by MEDO and the DTI to the United Kingdom has seen the triumphant return of 13 local entrepreneurs, most with new business and all with new ideas and great contacts.

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