The Centre for Enterprise Development (CED) is part of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and was established in 2000. The Centre’s mandate is to spearhead short tailor-made training courses, offer accredited industry focused courses, ICT courses, skills building for small and medium enterprises and undertake business consultation services for industry. The Centre develops and implements programmes that add value to the Namibian labour market. To date the Centre has transferred skills to more than 23,000 participants' countrywide.
To be the premier training arm of the University in short credential and professional courses and promoting innovative entrepreneurial initiatives that are responsive to the needs of industry.
CED prepares participants to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing environment to be more productive. We will ensure that our participants develop both the skills that a sound education provides and the competencies essential for success and leadership in an emerging creative economy.
Integrity - we are honest, open, ethical and fair
Diversity - we embrace inclusivity
Customer Centeredness – we are committed to our customers
Accountability – we deliver on our promises
Sustainability – we do more with less
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