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About Global Business School of Entrepreneurship – GBSE

GBSE has been in existence since 2008 and was birthed from a passion to contribute towards the growth of economies through entrepreneurship education and training. We provide solutions to the triple threat of unemployment, poverty, and inequality through our value offerings. Furthermore, GBSE recognizes that small businesses operate within an ecosystem that includes governments, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), corporates, learning institutions, civic organizations, local communities, and the entire world. SMMEs depend on these entities for their survival and growth. We, therefore, offer business and employee training to these entities to contribute towards their growth.

Commitment to Quality

The GBSE makes the following commitments to training:

  • QCTO, DHET, CHE, SAQA, and Services SETA requirements are met.
  • Training delivery will be quality assured on a regular basis as per the Quality Management Policies and Procedures.
  • Learners will be provided with fair opportunities to perform, accelerate, and succeed with support and guidance offered as far as possible.
  • A continuous process of improvement through the process of learner feedback, facilitator input, assessor and moderator consulting, quality measurement, quality review, and management.


To be a global leader in entrepreneurship training by providing SMMEs with the relevant knowledge, skills, competencies, & practical solutions to turn real global challenges into opportunities that will have lasting impact to individuals, families, communities, countries & the entire world.

To contribute towards the growth of small businesses through entrepreneurship training.

GBSE embodies the following values:

  • Strong Work-Ethic
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Corporate Social Investment
  • Continuous Learning & Development
  • Excellence

The problem: Why Do Small Businesses Fail?

  • Lack of planning
  • Lack of access to finance
  • One-person show
  • Failure to separate personal & business accounts
  • Lack of proper records & financial systems
  • Late payments by larger businesses
  • Poor management
  • Lack of business opportunities
  • Limited bargaining power
  • Corruption
  • Lack of systems & processes
  • Low margins
  • Failure to attract requisite skills
  • Lack of access to markets

Our Team

Professor Sipho Mseleku
President & CEO
Dr Jimmy Makoni
Executive Director
jimmy@gbse.co.za+27 10 085 2148https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmy-makoni-4abb8a25/
Ms Candice Foster
Executive Assistant
candice@sakhumnotho.com+27 10 085 2139