This is the second in a series of snapshots profiling graduates from the SAP Academy for Early Talent.

Thandi Majola, Education Sales Manager for SAP Africa, quickly discovered that her lack of experience in the technology industry and limited work experience was a huge advantage in helping colleagues see tremendous new possibilities for innovation.

Thandi Majola, Education Sales Manager for SAP Africa, quickly discovered that her lack of experience in the technology industry and limited work experience was a huge advantage in helping colleagues see tremendous new possibilities for innovation. Image via SAP

After earning her degree in marketing, Thandi Majola had her first taste of ERP software during a graduate program in a consultancy position where she was also responsible for sales. Following four years of experience in sales and consulting, she didn’t hesitate responding to a posting on opportunities at the SAP Academy for Early Talent.

“Although I had been working in consumer goods, I had been exposed to SAP and its software. I immediately knew that the capabilities that come with technology, especially in Africa, where training is not as mature as in more developed parts of the world, that this was an opportunity I couldn’t say no to,” she said.

 

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