History - Entrepreneurship

The discipline of Entrepreneurship is a cross campus initiative by the University of KwaZulu-Natal supported by the University of Limerick, (Ireland) and initially Anglo-American Chairman's Fund and the National Research Foundation. 

The discipline fulfils a strategic aim of the University of KwaZulu-Natal to provide students with enterprise skills, to foster the start-up of new businesses particularly in technology related fields and to support the development of entrepreneurial thinking and learning in the University.

In support of these activities, the discipline of Entrepreneurship is actively involved in programme development for various schools, research, knowledge transfer from University of Limerick and other institutions, technology transfer, policy formulation and projects with an emphasis on the upliftment of disadvantaged communities. The discipline is working as a catalyst and resource centre for supporting the development of entrepreneurship and small businesses in South Africa.

Through teaching and training intervention and its activities in other strategic areas, the The discipline of Entrepreneurship is determined to make meaningful contribution to the process of small and micro business development among different communities in South Africa.


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