2017 Doing business with Government as an SMME - Seminar
Who Should Attend

Members and non-members who are owners and managers of SMMEs and those who play an advisory role to SMMEs.


With Government's growing commitment to doing business with SMMEs, it is becoming clear that having a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to do business with Government is key for any SMME that wishes to benefit from the increased procurement by Government from SMMEs.

This seminar will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the procurement process within government, the preferences received by SMMEs when doing business with government and unpack the processes involved in registering on the central supplier database, responding to tenders and quotations and all other issues that will make it easier for SMMEs to do business with government.

The session will also cover the tax and financial incentives and grants available to SMMEs.


08:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:00 Session starts
11:00 Tea break
11:30 Session continues
13:00 Session ends


The session will cover the following:

  • Legislations governing the procurement process
  • How does government procurement work?
  • Process to get on to the Central Supplier Database
  • Identifying and responding to tenders
  • Responding to requests for quotation
  • What is an unsolicited proposal?
  • How to qualify to be a subcontractor?
  • Bidding documents
  • B-BBEE requirement for SMMEs
  • Tax incentives for SMMEs
  • Government grants for SMMEs
  • Useful contacts

Julius Mojapelo CA(SA), Senior Executive: Public Sector at SAICA
Julius is a Chartered Accountant (SA) specialising in Public Finance Management, Reporting and Governance  and holds memberships of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA),  Institute of Directors of Southern Africa (IoDSA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors of South Africa (IIASA).

He currently holds the position of Senior Executive for Public Sector at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) where he is responsible for promoting the value of the chartered accountancy profession to members and stakeholders in public sector and providing thought leadership and technical excellence in the areas of public finance management, reporting, governance and assurance.

Dates And Venues
Tue, 31 OctJohannesburgSAICA Office, IllovoReserve a place
Thu, 2 NovCape TownAGSAReserve a place
Thu, 9 NovDurbanSouthern Sun - Elangeni & MaharaniReserve a place
This event will account for 5 hours of (verifiable) CPD. Please record your CPD hours on the CPD system accessible via the SAICA website.
How To Enrol

Book Online: Please note that the 'Book Online' button is disabled as you will need to be logged in to register for the event.
Log In: To log in, you will need your username and password.
Username and password: If you are a SAICA member or a non-member having attended a SAICA event previously, you would automatically have been assigned a username and password. If you have forgotten your username, please call the SAICA Contact Centre for assistance.
Register as a website user: If you are not a SAICA member or have never attended a SAICA event, you will need to register as a new user on the website. Your login details will be emailed to you and after you have updated your details you will be able to register for the event.
Add multiple attendees: If you would like to add multiple attendees, you will be required to log in and have the ID numbers or SAICA membership numbers of the attendees you wish to register. If you enter an ID number that does not exist on the database, it is a quick process to register the delegate as a user first and then add them as an attendee.
Bill to company: If you would like your company to be billed for the event, please ensure that the 'Work Company' details under your profile are correct.

Investment / Fee
MemberR 750,00
Non-member R 1 000,00
Terms And Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions of Business


These terms and conditions will apply to all bookings for a seminar or conference or workshop or webcast or similar event organised or to be organised by SAICA or any of its representatives and marketed as such ('Event'). All bookings will be subject to a confirmation by SAICA and once confirmation of a booking has been sent the booking will be confirmed.
  1. Bookings and Confirmations
    1. Bookings can only be done online. Once submitted such booking shall be deemed to be confirmed and as such, SAICA’s payment and cancelation terms as set in clauses 3 and 5 below shall apply.
    2. SAICA shall generate and send a tax invoice to the booked delegate as further confirmation of the booking.
    3. If an individual has booked an Event but does not receive an invoice until 3 (three) working days prior to the Event date, it is the responsibility of the individual to contact the SAICA Call Centre on 011 621 6600 or 0861 SAICA and follow-up on the booking.
  2. Payment and Refunds
    1. Payment for bookings shall be made in advance.
    2. The price of the Event will be the price displayed under the Fees section of the brochure. The price shall include Value Added Tax.
    3. After payment is made, individuals must submit their proof of payment, clearly stating the invoice number that appears on the invoice. Proof of payment should be emailed or faxed to the person whose name and contact details appear under the Contact Details section of the brochure or alternatively emailed to debtors.se@saica.co.za.
    4. Proof of payment must be submitted no later than 2 (two) working days prior to the date of an Event. Individuals who have booked within 7 (seven) or less working days prior to the date of an Event must produce proof of payment on the day of the Event unless proof of payment was submitted to, and receipt thereof was confirmed by, SAICA.
    5. Payment shall be made by electronic funds transfer, or direct deposit to a bank account to be designated on the invoice, or by credit card payment using the payment facility on the SAICA website.
    6. Individuals shall not be entitled to receive a refund of the Event fee except in circumstances where:
      1. there was an overbooking by SAICA;
      2. or the Event was cancelled.
  3. Cooling-off Period
    All payments by means of an electronic transaction shall be subject to section 44 (Cooling-Off Period) of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act No 25 of 2002, as amended. As such, individuals shall be entitled to cancel this agreement without reason or penalty within 7 (seven) days after the date of the booking.
    1. If the cooling-off period under clause 7.1 does not apply, and a person is a consumer protected by the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008 and the person makes a booking as a result of direct marketing, then that person shall be entitled (under section 16 (Consumer's right to cooling-off period after direct marketing) of the Consumer Protection Act) to cancel this agreement within five (5) business days after the date of the booking by completing and sending to SAICA the notice attached hereto as Annexure A.
  4. Cancellations
    Individuals wishing to cancel a booking must send a written cancellation notice to the person whose name and contact details appear under the Contact Details section of the brochure. Telephonic cancellations will not be accepted.
    1. All cancellations received less than 8 (eight) calendar days prior to the date of the Event shall incur a cancellation fee of 50% (fifty) percent of the Event fee.
    2. Individuals who have booked for an Event but fail to cancel, or transfer (in accordance with 7 below) or substitute (in accordance with 6 below) a booking shall remain liable for the booking and as a result thereof forfeit the Event fee.
    3. No cancellation fee shall be levied by SAICA on cancellation of a booking for reasons of death or hospitalisation.
    4. Failure to cancel within 4 working days of the event and/or not show up at a free event shall attract an administration fee of R350 -R650.
  5. Substitutions
    1. Individuals are entitled to substitute bookings that have been confirmed. Only written substitution requests will be considered. Telephonic requests for substitution will not be accepted.
    2. A request for substituting an individual for another must be submitted to SAICA in writing 24 (twenty four) hours before the date of the Event. No late substitution requests will be considered. Requests for substitution must be sent to the person whose name and contact details appear in the Contact Details section below.
    3. Non-members who substitute a member will be liable for the difference between the member Event fee and non-member Event fee.
  6. Transfers
    1. Requests for the transfer of a booking to a different Event venue or Event date or different Event ('Transfer') shall be made in writing to SAICA. Requests for Transfers must be made to the person whose name and contact details appear in the Contact Details section below. Telephonic transfers will not be accepted.
    2. No charges will be levied for a Transfer unless a request for a Transfer is received 15 (fifteen) working days after the first booking, in which case an administration fee of R300 (three hundred rand) shall be charged.
    3. Transfer requests received within 3 (three) working days prior to the Event date shall be subject to a charge amounting to 50% (fifty percent) of the Event fee.
  7. Limitation of Liability
    To the extent allowed by law, SAICA shall not be liable to any person whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage caused by or arising from any fact or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of SAICA, or which is consequential or incidental or damage of whatever nature and howsoever arising from or in connection with any booking. To the extent allowed by law, SAICA's liability shall in any event and under all circumstances be limited to the refund of the Event fee.
Contact Details
Mahadi Ramarumo
Tel: 011 479 0611
Email: events@saica.co.za
Website: www.saica.co.za
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
Quick Nav
» Who Should Attend
» Overview
» Programme
» Topics
» Presenter
» Duration
» Dates And Venues
» How To Enrol
» Investment / Fee
» Terms And Conditions
» Contact Details

Other Seminar(s)
» 2016 Valuations
» 2017 Public Sector Interest Group Update
» 2017 Advanced Excel Training
» 2017 Public Finance Management and Governance Update 2
» 2017 SAICA-ASB GRAP Update 2
» 2017 IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16
» 2017 IFRS Update
» 2017 NOCLAR: Repeat
» 2017 SAICA Sectional Titles Seminar
» 2017 Compliance
» 2017 Medical Schemes Seminar
» 2018 SAICA-ASB GRAP update 1
» 2/2017 Audit Back-to-Basics
» 2017 Annual Tax Bill Update – Complimentary
» 2017 Ethics and Technology
» 2017 Tax & Corruption Panel Discussion