Do you want to be the master of your own destiny and start a business? Or have you started a small business but needs it to grow?

Then the EZone, developed by the School of Management, IT and Governance, is the place for you.

The EZone is a place to link up, network and get expert advice from lecturers and business people at no cost to you.

We can help you to:
  • Generate creative business ideas; 
  • Conduct a feasibility analysis to identify feasible business opportunities;
  • Write and present a business plan with the help of the academic panel and other experts; 
  • Understand and a apply a winning business model;
  • Start a small business or social venture; 
  • Help to register your Intellectual Property; 
  • Connect with key business players and support; and 
  • Learn about entrepreneurship. 
The School of Management, IT and Governance also offers an Honours degree in Entrepreneurship and in 2017, a Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship will also be offered afterhours. The School also offers a Masters and PhD in Entrepreneurship where you can make a difference with your research and help develop entrepreneurship.

Let the EZone help you to develop your business ideas. Contact the team for more information. 

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E-mail: ezone@ukzn.ac.za