Encouraging innovation within higher education is essential for advancing knowledge and technology, preparing students for the future, enhancing teaching and learning, driving economic growth, and addressing societal challenges. By promoting a culture of innovation and creativity, universities and colleges can help to create a better future for all.
I recently had a discussion with Mr. Solomon Nyamurima on this subject, during which he shared some innovative concepts and highlighted the track record of successful businesses nurtured at the DUT CSERI Incubator. I highly recommend taking the time to listen to our intriguing conversation.
Solomon is a Certified Business Advisor (IBASA: M4452), International Certified Business Advisor (Growth-Wheel International), Associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute of Southern Africa (ACG:0562016), Chartered Secretary and Governance Professional, General Tax Practitioner South Africa (SAIT: 65437316), Certified funding expert, Qualified facilitator, Qualified assessor (AC/12/OA00494) and Moderator (MTP00071ENJO). Solomon brings extensive experience in business development, entrepreneurship, Incubation management, corporate finance management, corporate governance, corporate administration, financial accounting, skills development, mentoring, coaching, strategic management, Leadership, and change management. In the Technical Vocational Education and Training sector, he has worked as Lecturer, Campus Manager, and Skills Development Manager. In the private sector, he has held positions as Finance manager, Group credit controller, and general manager. Currently, he is the manager at the DUT CSERI responsible for the creation, execution, and oversight of innovative and sustainable business development programmes that promote the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises.