Supplier Development Program

Creating opportunities for economic growth and empowerment.

Supplier development programmes hold the key to fostering economic growth and empowerment in South Africa. With the key focus on supporting local businesses and providing critical support and resources, Seed Academy’s Supplier Development programmes aim to unlock the full potential of suppliers.

Join Seed Academy and foster innovation and economic transformation, unlocking the realm of new possibilities for the success of your corporate organisation.


Advancing Transformation

By sponsoring these programs, South African companies are playing their part in uplifting communities and advancing the transformation of the economy in line with B-BBEE imperatives. Sponsors receive comprehensive reporting and measurement of key metrics to demonstrate the real-world impact of the interventions.


Tailored Support

We offer tailor-made mentoring and coaching, equipping entrepreneurs with essential business skills. Through personalised guidance, our programmes bridge skill gaps, enhance leadership capabilities and empower businesses to thrive in competitive markets.

Skills Development

Supplier development programmes help develop skills by providing training, mentorship, and resources to suppliers, enhancing their capabilities and enabling them to improve their processes, quality, and overall performance.

Market Opportunities

Supplier development programmes connect suppliers with potential buyers, providing networking platforms and enhancing their business skills. These programmes empower suppliers to seize marketing opportunities, expand their customer base, and thrive in the competitive market.

Supplier Development

This programme offers specialist masterclasses intensive mentorship and coaching, tailored to specific business sectors. Supplier Development equips business owners to compete in the corporate supply chain, supported by mentors who can facilitate business opportunities. Entrepreneurs leave the programme with a deep understanding of the supply chain. We work with them to ensure that they can deliver on their contracts consistently, and to the required standards.


12 Months

Who it's for

SMMEs currently registered in a measured entity’s supplier database.


10 points (2% NPAT)

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Building a better future, now.

Seed Academy is black woman owned, with level 2 BEE certification. We were born out of the first ICT accelerator in South Africa, and we have not wavered from our mission to empower women and youth entrepreneurs. Our Enterprise, Supplier Development and AccelerateHer Programmes are how we create lasting change, for entrepreneurs and the corporate entities who rely on them.

We’d love to talk more about how Seed Academy can help you to achieve your goals.

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