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International Conference on Business Advising

21 - 23 Nov 2017 New Date Reminder
Emperors Palace, The Palace Of Dreams, Kempton Park, South Africa
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The International Conference on Business Advising (ICBA), the first conference of its kind, casting the spotlight on what is considered one of the most important business support tools, business advising. Business advising plays a critical role in enhancing the survival, performance and success of all businesses, in particular start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The ICBA2017 will take a 360-degree view of business advising, looking at the profession itself, business .. continue reading advising practices, and performance. It will examine the following central questions, among others: What factors determine the success of business advising as a business support tool? What are the experiences and lessons from South Africa and around the world in delivering impactful business advice?How can the impact of business advising be measured and improved? What are future directions in business advising?


Timings

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Nov 21) (Business)
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Nov 22) (Business)
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM ( Nov 23) (Business)
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Free & Paid Ticket View Details

Participants

400
Delegates
Based on previous editions

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Conference
Business Services

Editions

Nov 2017 1st Edition


Frequency Annual

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Joseph Munzhedzi Tshiwilowilo

Joseph Munzhedzi Tshiwilowilo

Member at JMT Business Advisory Services

Vosloorus, South Africa
Daniel

Daniel

Divisional Sales Manager at gold for life

Sandton, South Africa
Christoff Oosthuysen

Christoff Oosthuysen

Founding CEO at Entrepreneurial Planning Institute

Cape Town, South Africa
Aboubakar Sadallah

Aboubakar Sadallah

Investor at self employed

Bujumbura, Burundi
KHOSRU MIAH

KHOSRU MIAH

glass at HOME CITY GLASS AND GARDWERE

Sylhet, Bangladesh
Ivan Neethling

Ivan Neethling

Strategist at inCompany Consulting

Cape Town, South Africa
Londa Yongona Leonard

Londa Yongona Leonard

Biologist at Jhpiego

Maseru, Lesotho

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Speakers

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Christoff Oosthuysen

Christoff Oosthuysen

Founding CEO, Entrepreneurial Planning Institute Cape Town, South Africa
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Joseph Munzhedzi Tshiwilowilo

Joseph Munzhedzi Tshiwilowilo

Member - JMT Business Advisory Services Vosloorus, South Africa
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Annie McWalter

Annie McWalter

CEO - Hope Factory South Africa
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David Madie

David Madie

Founder of Growthwheel United States
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Mandisa Tshikwatamba

Mandisa Tshikwatamba

CEO Small Enterprise Development Agency South Africa
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Richard Weinberger

Richard Weinberger

CEO, Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC) United States
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Darlene Menzies

Darlene Menzies

Founder of Finfind South Africa

Schedule & Agenda

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Tue, 21 Nov 07:30 AM - 08:45 AM Registration
Registration
#Senate Foyer
Receive your name badge and have a cup of tea before the start of the programme
Tue, 21 Nov 09:45 AM - 11:00 AM Session
Session II: International Perspective on Business Advising
#Senate
In this scene-setting session speakers from Botswana, Denmark and USA will present perspectives and experiences in business advising from thei...continue reading
Shade Y Adu
Shade Y Adu
John Kauya
John Kauya
Tue, 21 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Break
Refreshment Break
#Senate Foyer
Tea and coffee
Tue, 21 Nov 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Session
Session III: Perspectives on Business Advising Policy and Regulation
#Senate
This session will examine the key question of whether the industry should be government- or self-regulated, and best practices based on either...continue reading
Bongani Coka
Bongani Coka
Nomvuyo Bengane
Nomvuyo Bengane
Tue, 21 Nov 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch
Lunch break
#Galleria
Delegates network over lunch.
Tue, 21 Nov 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM Session
Session IV: Professionalisation of Business Advising
#Senate
This session will cover a wide range of issues relating to the professionalisation of business advising, including education, skills developme...continue reading
Dr Richard Weinberger
Dr Richard Weinberger CEO: Association of Accredited Small Business..
Joseph Munzhedzi Tshiwilowilo
Joseph Munzhedzi Tshiwilowilo Member - JMT Business Advisory Services
Tue, 21 Nov 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Wrap up of day one
#Senate
Wed, 22 Nov 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Session
Session IV: Practice of Business Advising
#Senate
Focusing on the practice of business advising, this session will examine a range of issues including approaches to designing business advisory...continue reading
Ingrid Le Roux
Ingrid Le Roux University of Pretoria
David Madie
David Madie
Wed, 22 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Break
Refreshment Break
#Senate Foyer
Wed, 22 Nov 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session
Session V: Measuring Business Advising Performance
#Senate
Measuring performance and impact is key to improving the quality, delivery and outcomes of business advising, yet there are not many examples ...continue reading
Septi Bukula
Septi Bukula
Lusapho Njenge
Lusapho Njenge
Wed, 22 Nov 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM Session
Partner Dialogue
#Senate
Services SETA, a Thought Leadership Partner for ICBA, will share its future plans for business advising and the establishment of an Entreprene...continue reading
Kate Moloto
Kate Moloto
Wed, 22 Nov 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch
Lunch break
#Galleria
Attendees lunch.
Wed, 22 Nov 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM Workshop
Coaching Café
#Senate
ICBA 2017 in partnership with Coaching and Mentoring South Africa (COMENSA) presents Coaching Café, free 20-minute coaching sessions offered b...continue reading
Wed, 22 Nov 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner + Cocktail
Networking Cocktail
#NCC
The African entrepreneurial opportunityMr Ian McCloy, Business CoachBank perspective on small business and business advisingMr Steve Seaka, He...continue reading
Thu, 23 Nov 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM Workshop
Concurrent Session 1: Learning workshop with refreshments and lunch break
#Senate Room 1
The training workshop, to be presented by the US-based Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC), will cover five modules:•...continue reading
Dr Richard Weinberger
Dr Richard Weinberger CEO: Association of Accredited Small Business..
Thu, 23 Nov 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM Roundtable
Concurrent Session 2: Policy Forum (with refreshment and lunch breaks)
#Senate Room 2
This session will pull together the content of the first two days of the conference into a focused discussion on implications for policy, regu...continue reading
Thu, 23 Nov 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM Workshop
Policy Forum
#Senate Room 2
Forum continues

Visitor Ticket Price

3800 ZARStd Registration - Conference + CPD22-24 November 2017. Two-day conference, one day training, networking cocktail and conference bag
3800 ZARStd Registration - Conference & Forum22-23 November 2017. Two-day conference, networking cocktail and conference bag
Free Speaker21 - 22 November 2017. Two-day conference, networking cocktail and conference bag
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