Topics of Talks


Howard’s talks centre around entrepreneurship, SMME’s and motivating staff.

Some topics include:
⦁ So you want to start a business: Creating the right mind set
⦁ So you’ve started a business: Avoiding common mistakes in the early years
⦁ The Power of Associations
⦁ Turning Relationships into Partnerships
⦁ Vavavoom! Bringing out the best of your workforce
⦁ Leadership: It’s all about you
⦁ Brand Me: What is needed to perform at my best
⦁ Client Service: First Impressions to infinity
⦁ Leadership and Management: How it impacts on the success or failure of a business

Please enquire here for more information about these talks.


Howard Johnson


Howard Johnson is an entrepreneur whose ambition is to establish and sustain businesses that contribute to the economic growth and development of people.

After teaching in Cape Town and London, he started his first business in 1998 and subsequently started various successful businesses.

He is passionate about the tourism industry and was the founding chairperson of EduSA (the language school association) and co-founder of SAYTC (South African Youth Travel Confederation).

He served as Chairperson of SATSA Western Cape for three years and sat on the National Board. He also served as the Chairperson of the CPUT Advisory Committee on Tourism. Passionate about travelling, he has travelled extensively to more than 20 countries promoting his businesses and South Africa as a destination.

His interest now is to impart his knowledge and experience to budding entrepreneurs through his public talks and training interventions.


Training Courses


As an educator, I believe that training and upskilling is a life-long process. Being part of a learner's journey in acquiring new skills is the most rewarding part of teaching.

The following courses are offered:

⦁ Introduction to Leadership and Management (Short Course)

⦁ Presentation Skills

⦁ Customer Service

⦁ Anti-bias and Diversity
⦁ Problem Solving and Decision Making 
⦁ Business Communication
⦁ Women in and into Leadership and Management Positions

Please enquire  here for more details about these courses.