The Ministry of Small Business Development was established in 2014 marking a turning point in history of SMMEs and Co-operatives development in South Africa, demonstrating Government’s commitment to place SMMEs and Co-operatives at the centre of economic growth and job creation.
The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) was thereafter established as a standalone national department in accordance with the reorganisation of some national departments announced by the President in May 2014.
|To lead and coordinate an integrated approach to the promotion and development of entrepreneurship, Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) and Co-operatives, and to ensure an enabling legislative and policy environment to support their growth and sustainability.||The coordination, integration and mobilisation of efforts and resources towards the creation of an enabling environment for the growth and sustainability of small businesses and co-operatives.||A transformed and inclusive economy driven by sustainable, innovative SMMEs and Co-operatives.|
|Departmental Impact Statement||Department Outcomes|
|Sustainable SMMEs and Co-operatives contributing meaningfully to the economy.||
|Innovation||Living this value means that we will seek to:
|Integrity||Living this value means that we will seek to:
|Professionalism||Living this value means that we will seek to:
|Customer Centric||Living this value means that we will seek to:
|Commitment||Living this value means that we will seek to:
|Caring Organisation||Living this value means that we will: