Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme
Accenture’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme applies global best-practice principles to scale and sustain the entrepreneurs and small business suppliers with whom we partner.
In response to both global and local calls for more inclusion and diversity in the market, Accenture’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme applies global best-practice principles to scale and sustain the entrepreneurs and small business suppliers with whom we partner.
The aim is to increase the participation of black-owned SMEs within both our own supply chain and in the wider economy. We are realising this aim through our innovative Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) programme
By adopting a blended approach, specifically packaged for the individual SME, we support our beneficiaries in building high-performing businesses through the following areas.
Executive training to elevate business owners to become, innovative thinkers, agile business decision makers & managers of high performing businesses.
Mentorship with a senior Accenture executive in the same line of delivery to guide the growth of the business.
Business Development Support and operational tools specific to the individual business based on the outcomes of the business GAP analysis.
Early Payments of invoices in less than 10 days to help the SME to be cash-flow effective.
Access to Market through opportunities within our supply chain and/or that of our clients.
Collaborations with Accenture as a delivery partner at client engagements - based on business demand.