Motoring and banking industries share business insights with UJ students

Date: Aug 29, 2013 | News


Start-up business insights were shared with students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) at a recent Renault/UJ Alumni In-Conversation session held at the Kerzner Building on the Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus.

 

The aim of the Renault/UJ Alumni partnership is to stimulate progress by supporting the country’s top young talent across various disciplines, therefore harnessing their entrepreneurial spirit by inspiring bold ideas, innovation and opportunities.

 

Professor Edwin Bbenkele, professor in the Department of Business Management at UJ and member of the newly-created Affinity Group for Entrepreneurship, took on the role of MC for the evening. Nedbank’s Regional Manager for Retail Relationship Banking Regina Gouden, who was the main speaker, shared with the students her insights and some tips on start-up capital, making dreams realities, and advice on starting a small business.

 

The main goal, and key message, for the evening was to dispel the myth of the lack of capital for students who want to start their own businesses.

 

​​​”Capital is not only money. As you sit here tonight, you are your own capital asset; you are sustainable and powerful. And when you take a risk at a young age, it will pay off. It must,” Gouden said.​​​

 

 

Uj Renault Alumni Partnership

Latest News

| View All News
...

Vice-Chancellor Message – 27 January 2023


Dear UJ Community, On Friday last week, our first intake

...

Owethu Ngubane debuts in SPAR Proteas against Aussies in 2023…


Owethu Ngubane became the latest University of Johannesburg (UJ) youngster

...

Rugby Club to ramp up community engagement efforts with four…


On Friday, 20 January 2023, the Rugby Club of the

...

Artificial intelligence is on the cusp of bringing radical change…


Professor Tshilidzi Marwala is the outgoing Vice-Chancellor and Principal of

...

Vice-Chancellor Message – 20 January 2023


Dear UJ Community, This coming Monday marks the fourth week