CEI helps suppliers to optimise their businesses at Purco SA


More than 20 Suppliers successfully completed a 5-day SED programme at *PurcoSA offices in Midrand, facilitated by Brian Adams of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) of the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

The course focused on helping suppliers to optimise their businesses to deliver ongoing value as key economic players in the South African market. It further covered ways to develop and implement better strategies and plans that ensures sustainable growth and development of themselves as business owners, their market and contribute to their businesses becoming more competitive.

Feedback from Small Enterprise Suppliers

“Very beneficial to us as suppliers. It is easy to get stuck in things that do not bring value. This served as a reality for us” – Brenda Ngubeni

“The approach was very helpful and useful to us business owners, because we really need this assistance, so I praise PURCO (and UWC CEI) for the effort to add value to our businesses” – Mongezi Yolelo

“The sessions were excellent. I am grateful for the opportunity. I have now re-focused my business positively – the process was encouraging and revitalising” – Lebohang Shabangu


Email Brian and schedule an appointment for assistance or just as a sounding board around your business – badams@uwc.ac.za

*The Purchasing Consortium Southern Africa (PURCO SA) is committed to the principles of collaboration with its Members to save time and money through professional and focused collaborative procurement whilst strengthening partnerships with all stakeholders in the Higher Education Sector in Southern Africa. www.purcosa.co.za