My Own Boss
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GenreReality TV Show, Entrepreneurship Show
Written byMunyaradzi Hwengwere
Directed byTawanda Victor Mashava
Presented byZororo Makamba
JudgesPhillip Chiyangwa
Country of originZimbabwe
Original language(s)English
Original channelZTV
Original airing2007
External links
[ Website]

My Own Boss is a reality TV show that was launched in 2007 in a bid to stir up youth entrepreneurship by engaging in a multimedia experiential learning and mentorship process. It is an experiential, multimedia, reality business program that seeks to unlock the entrepreneurial skills in aspiring young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-35 years. The program started as a television business reality show that focused on mentoring young entrepreneurs and providing exciting business lessons for television audiences across all ages and backgrounds throughout the nation of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Anchors, Judges and Hosts

Phillip Chiyangwa, a regular Judge on the show

MOB Model

MOB is a television business reality show that is anchored on three pillars: Experiential Learning, Mentorship and Media and Communication Support. MOB taps into the existing knowledge base and past experiences across sectors to add value to participants while ensuring that the participants are equipped with the necessary social and mental competencies that are required for the running of a successful business.

Typical Plot Outline

  1. Nationwide Auditions
  2. Boot Camp
  3. Official Launch
  4. Contestants enter house and begin weekly tasks
  5. Weekly evictions
  6. Grand Finale