Vice-Chancellors, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Executives and Leaders in Entrepreneurship Development


for the

Executive Leadership Workshop (ELW) on Entrepreneurship at Universities


Date: 02-04 June 2021
Place: Western Cape, an in-person event aimed at Deputy Vice-Chancellors at South African universities to whom entrepreneurship and innovation are relevant and functional responsibility.

Brought to you by the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) programme in collaboration with the British Council and in partnership with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Deputy Vice-Chancellors at South African universities to whom entrepreneurship and innovation is relevant and a functional responsibility. This would include leaders with an interest in their institutions becoming more entrepreneurial, diversifying income generation and/or the commercialisation of the innovation-entrepreneurship value chain.

The Executive Leadership Workshop will be an in-person event.
The DVC Research Forum on the 2nd of June will be a hybrid meeting. In-person attendance is encouraged to those attending the Executive Leadership Workshop as well.

  • Arrival between 10:00 am and 11:30 morning of the 2nd of June
  • DVCs of Research Forum meeting:
    • Day 1, Wednesday 2 June (12:00-17:00):
      DVCs of Research Forum meeting administered by Stellenbosch University
  • Executive Leadership Workshop hosted by EDHE:
    • Day 2, Thursday 3 June (8:00-17:00):
      Workshop on Entrepreneurship in Universities – Session Topics TBC
    • Day 3: Friday 4 June (9:00-11:00):
      Entrepreneurship in Universities (continued).
      Session 2 (11:00-13:00): Workshop on Strengths – “Improve your impact”
  • Departure on Friday between 15:00 & 16:00.

A formal invitation and draft programme will be sent upon submitting your RSVP
Please note that conferencing and accommodation costs are included.

Guests can rest assured that their safety remains our absolute priority. COVID-19 protocols will be implemented at the venues for the safety of both guests and staff alike.

Contact Details

  • Zana Boshoff
    (Project Manager for General Queries)

Save the Date

RSVP on or before 13 May

Kindly send through your RSVP by Thursday 13 May 2021 to
secure your booking as limited seats are available.