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Our TOP BUSINESS PROGRAMS

We have a number of custom programs for business and career people at various stages. Here are some of our top programs:

Before Entrepreneurship Program

Are  you thinking of starting a business or going into full-time entrepreneurship but feel unsure about a whole lot of things.

This program is designed for you. It gives you insights about what you can expect from the entrepreneurship journey. It empowers you with some of the key elements of knowledge that you will need for the journey and guides you on how you may need to prepare for the step. We engage with you on the nature of business you would like to do and make sure that you have done “your homework”.

Entrepreneur Accelerator Program

If you are in business but feel like things are stagnant or slow, you need to sign up for the Entrepreneur Accelerator Program.

Now that you’ve been on the journey for a bit, do you feel like there are key things that you don’t know or don’t have access to, and this is letting you down?

Let us sit with you and help you to get to the next level in your entrepreneurship competency. It’s a tough journey and you want to have a well of knowledge that you can dip into when you feel limited.

Advanced Entrepreneurship Program

At every stage in your entrepreneurship journey, the game changes. Are you now looking at playing in the big league and need to be equipped for Advanced Entrepreneurship?

Sign up for the Advanced Entrepreneurship Program where we help you figure out more of who you are as a businessperson and what your long-term style is and should be.

We relook at management, decision-making, deal making, negotiation skills, executive team building and more.

Are you starting out or feeling stuck in your career? Do you feel like the odds are stacked against you and you are not going anywhere at the moment.

This may be an indication that you need to springboard your career. Our goal is for you to feel good about what you are doing and to know how it ties into your bigger career development plan.

We are interested in your success and want to equip you with the mindset of a winning employee who is rising from one level to the next by standing out.

Executive and Board Development Program

Do you feel that it’s time for you to play at the executive and board level? Oftentimes, you may need to demonstrate this readiness and this program equips you with the elements that you need for this senior responsibility.

You may already be in the game but feel unprepared or out of place. Sign up and increase your confidence by learning what it takes to really kill it and excel at executive and board member level.

We drill a lot on strategic competency, superior people management and building your personal brand.

Etiquette Training For Business & Personal Excellence

Etiquette is a key thing for both business and personal success.

Sign up for this program to refine your business and personal character.

You will learn the do’s and don’ts of presentation, behaviour, relationship management and set yourself apart through learning adopting world-class standards.

Refine your telephone manner, email etiquette, meeting etiquette, dining etiquette, conversation etiquette and more. Learn a bit about event and diplomatic etiquette as well. 

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

This program explores ancient Chinese War Strategy and looks at how it applies in conventional leadership today. Its a very rich and meaningful experience and will challenge and change your life and perceptions about leadership in business and otherwise.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 7,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 750 full course payable upfront

This program looks into power and its value in leadership. It defines power and explores truths and principles around power. It teaches you how to develop and use power for effective leadership.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 7,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 750 full course payable upfront

This program explores the mentality, principles and strategies of chess and how these can be used for effective leadership. It explores the competitive nature of the game and the mental training and discipline required to win.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 7,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 750 full course payable upfront

This program answers the old-age question of whether it is possible at all to lead with compassion. It explores whether there are any intersections between being strong and being weak, between power and compassion.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 7,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 750 full course payable upfront

MINDSET DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

The purpose of this program is to help participants to effectively relate to their background and past and to use it as a stepping stone and not be impeded by that reality.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 450 full course payable upfront

Sometimes when you have won anything it’s hard to see yourself winning and position yourself for success. This programs helps to set up participants for their first victory, which will in turn give them a new attitude about competition and how much they can achieve.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 450 full course payable upfront

In this program we explore how one can maintain and sustain a culture and life of excellence. Many people start high and fall. Some start low and gain momentum later, but it’s always hard to maintain excellence. We explore and look at what it takes.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 450 full course payable upfront

If you constantly wonder, “What is my purpose in life?” then this program is designed for you. It’s meant to help participants identify and connect with their purpose so that they can live a purposeful and meaningful life.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 450 full course payable upfront

Have you been down ad are struggling with “coming back” and finding yourself again? This program is designed to help you come back in the game. It takes a lot of mindset gathering and education to come back from a major fall and you need the boost.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 450 full course payable upfront

In this program we explore and define the concept of personal culture and explain how you can mould and develop your own personal culture centered around adopted and learnt values and beliefs.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,500 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 450 full course payable upfront

PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Designed For Children Between The Ages of 5-12 Years Old

Have you ever thought what impact it would have on your children if they started learning business culture from an early age? Bring your children for the One-on-One Little Business People Program.

We teach them the basics about money, economics, selling, negotiation, personal responsibility, teamwork and work culture. We believe that from equipping the young from an early age, we are giving them a better chance of excelling through life.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 3,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 300 full course payable upfront

Little Business People Annual Meeting

Once a year, we arrange a huge meeting for our Little Business People to engage and share with each other. Enquire and sign up for the next Annual Meeting.

Designed For Children Aged 13-17

This One-on-One Program aims to develop the business mind of the teenager in order to prepare them for the future and to start getting to start seriously thinking about the value of being enterprising.

Most children don’t come from “Business families” and for those who do, there are very few whose parents actually have time to mentor and teach them. With this program, we educate and introduce the young ones to formal business and what it means to run a formal business.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 4,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 400 full course payable upfront

Teenage Entrepreneurs Annual Meeting

Once a year, we arrange an annual meeting for our Teenage Entrepreneurs to engage and share with each other. Enquire and sign your teenagers up for the next Annual Meeting.

Designed For Youth Entrepreneurs Between The Ages of 18-25

At this stage in life, things are getting more serious, and there is a chance of one actually creating a successful business, which could become their life’s work. We drill more seriously the elements of formal business and what it takes to succeed in business.

We do more practical case studies and everything becomes more ‘real’.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 5,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 500 full course payable upfront

Young Adult Entrepreneurs Annual Meeting

Once a year, we arrange a huge meeting for our Young Adult Entrepreneurs to engage and share with each other. Enquire and sign up for the next Annual Meeting.

SHORT BUSINESS PROGRAMS FOR YOU

Sign-up for this program to learn what it means and how to develop a superior work-ethic.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 3,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 300 full course payable upfront

Learn all the key elements and tools of technology in the workplace. After this, you won’t struggle with navigating your office hardware and software, the internet and other key tech. In fact, you’ll be teaching the rest of the office what to do.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 3,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 300 full course payable upfront

Learn what it takes to be a great networker and to excel in your personal and work relationships.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 3,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 300 full course payable upfront

Learn the key elements of what it takes to wow your customers.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 3,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 300 full course payable upfront

What does it take to be a master sales person and to close deals at all levels. We also define the important relationship between sales and marketing and how the two are an extension of each other and could never function independent of each other.

Program Cost

South African Participants: R 3,000 for full course payable upfront

International Participants: US$ 300 full course payable upfront

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about desmond mapfumo

I am a deep thinker, mindset teacher, natural all-rounder, community leader, management consultant, strategy, business, personal and social development leader, entrepreneur, dealmaker, creative, startup builder, founder, mentor, marketer, problem-solver, risk manager, insurance loss adjuster, Big 4 accountant, auditor, commercial law savant and engineering, technical and technology generalist.

I am an inspirational soul and a socially fluid “Work-in-Progress”, the founder of the Rebirth Group, a start-up development, investment holding and consulting group.

We have multiple internally founded startups, fully operational or under active development.

Our goal is to start and grow fruitful long term, globally competitive startups, then mature and restructure them to stand individually within our supportive group.

We also have an appetite for acquiring interests in and growing promising third-party startups and existing businesses on merits and cultural fit.

I am personally involved in the development of all our startups.

We also consult for and work on third party organisations helping them to structure, grow and achieve competitive advantage.

Our Strategic Advantage Consulting firm focuses on Commercial Strategy, Startup Development, Business Development, Marketing and Innovation.

At Desmond Mapfumo Mindset School we provide unique and personal one-on-one and team-based Mindset, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Business, Management, Etiquette, Communication, Personal Development and Talent Development Education, Coaching, Mentorship, Literature and Training.

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As a Mindset Teacher, I speak, write and teach on life, purpose, talents, natural gifts, community, sharing, confidence, identity, business, excellence, barriers, adversity, overcoming challenges, entrepreneurship, kindness and compassion.

I am intent on pursuing my fullest, most balanced and meaningful purpose.

I pay close attention to detail, have high standards, values and principles.

I love entrepreneurship, starting and building companies, and working on initiatives that have positive social impact.

I enjoy sport, family, wellness, quality friendships and having a balanced life.

I am fueled by Christianity and privileged to know, learn from and serve Christ.

I am an advocate for African advancement and global integration.

I am multi-skilled and schooled in a number of disciplines.

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