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JBS Open Day
JBS Open Day
14 August 2019,
Johannesburg

JBS Open Day
JBS Open Day
12 September 2019,
Johannesburg

UCT GSB MBA Information Sessions
UCT GSB MBA Information Sessions
15 October 2019,
Johannesburg

JBS Open Day
JBS Open Day
26 October 2019,
Johannesburg



The power of resilience

Entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani, founder and managing director of IT services company Silulo Ulutho Technologies, is a former teacher who started his company as a micro business from the boot of his car in 2004. Click here to read further.

We need complexity theory, not conspiracy theories

So, how do we start fixing the situation we are in? For a start we need to ruthlessly chart the cause and effect of how we got here and then we need to visualise the goal that we need to strive for. Click here to read further.

SA need implementation of plans and projects

The problem with the NDP and other plans has hitherto largely been one of lack of adequate implementation. Click here to read further.

Heads-up to HR - SA youth seek and have fluid identities

South African born-frees are caught in a tug-of-war between a yearned-for universalist non-racial identity and the rigid racial categories of South African society. What does this mean for the South African workplace? Click here to read further.

Henley has most MBA scholarships in Africa

Henley Business School Africa has the most MBA scholarships of any business school in the Africa, having awarded 30 this year alone. Click here to read further.

Pull your socks up, SA!

There was a time, not so long ago, when South Africa could claim the role of ‘gateway to Africa’. That was then. Click here to read further.

Who needs an MBA?

An MBA is one of the most popular Master’s degree programmes, with the highest demand in the world. Despite this, many people do not know exactly what an MBA consists of and what purpose it serves. Click here to read further.

Being prepared and committed is what counts in an MBA

While the demographics and content of MBA courses worldwide are changing, what still matters most for candidates looking to embark on this premier degree is preparation and commitment, and the GMAT can help to set the tone. Click here to read further.

Economic activities in conflict zones don’t bring peace

As business increasingly looks to expansion into emerging markets in Africa and other developing economies, companies face increased risk of operating in conflict zones. Click here to read further.

Step up, become the leader you wish you’d had

South Africa needs good leaders like never before. If we’d had them, we wouldn’t have lost the 10 years – and maybe squandered the next generation’s birth right – to state capture, aided and abetted by corporate collusion. Click here to read further.

The changing business of people

HR has always wanted a seat at the table. That day may finally be here. Be careful what you wish for! Click here to read further.

Will Facebook’s Libra bring crypto into the mainstream?

Facebook, the world’s largest social network with 2.4 billion users, is developing a cryptocurrency that has the potential to reshape the global financial system. Click here to read further.

The TikTok strategy: Using AI to take over the world

A curious combination of prediction technology and human censors enables ByteDance to create a dynamic global video ecosystem. Click here to read further.

5G and me

Bouygues Telecom’s strategy director Edward Bouygues on running a family business for short- and long-term success. Click here to read further.

Story of Zambian solar energy co. wins global case contest

A teaching case study on the pioneering work of a Zambian solar-energy company has earned the UCT Graduate School of Business a prized win in the 2018 EFMD Case Writing Competition. Click here to read further.

UCT GSB professor joins prestigious energy initiative

A new Global Commission to End Energy Poverty will draw on the combined expertise of energy experts around the world to accelerate the United Nations goal of universal electricity access by 2030. Click here to read further.

Parlotones front man heads to business school

Kahn Morbee went back to university this week – to finally, well officially, learn about the business side of the music industry. Click here to read further.

5 attributes of successful women leaders

Leadership experts list five key attributes that are often demonstrated by successful, professional women - and the good news is that these are skills any woman can develop, they believe. Click here to read further.

MBA graduate at the great escape

It’s called The Great Escape – and between Thursday May 9 and Saturday May 11, Henley MBA graduate Barry van Zyl was there, finding ways of exporting South Africa’s music to the world. Click here to read further.

How to push through the demands of parenting and studying

While fulfilling the role of a parent is certainly a blessing, for many working parents who wish to advance their career, studying further is a challenging option. Click here to read further.

Coming clean on faking green

Many product manufacturers are guilty of "greenwashing" - misleading consumers into believing they are purchasing green products, when in fact they are buying into marketing claims. Click here to read further.

SA urgently needs pro-growth reforms

The much higher-than-expected negative GDP growth figures for 1Q 2019 reflect a large contraction in the economy in that quarter, ranking as probably the highest quarterly growth setback experienced in a decade. Click here to read further.

How to fix a toxic workplace

Has toxicity at work become the new normal? Many workers believe that it is. Click here to read further.

What is the first law of life?

Many things in life have one important law that comes before all others. In other words, if you break that law, all other laws are pointless. Click here to read further.

Cyril Ramaphosa reveals his hand

The unprecedented delays in announcing his cabinet speak yet again of the untold low intensity civil war being fought at ANC party headquarters Luthuli House down the road in Johannesburg. Click here to read further.

A landscape of untapped energy

We need to focus on making repairs, enabling growth and creating a better place for current and future generations. Click here to read further.

AI in the workplace

What kinds of jobs will humans be left with once AI reaches its potential? Julian Birkinshaw is optimistic. Click here to read further.

Will you end up as digital roadkill?

Most of us are so digitally connected that we have become utterly disconnected. Click here to read further.

New MBA timetable starts in 2016

South Africans planning to undertake MBAs from 2016 may have to study for an extra two years. Click here to read further.

14 AUGUST 2019, JOHANNESBURG

JBS Open Day

The purpose of the Johannesburg Business School (JBS) is clear. We want to equip people to grow small and medium-sized businesses and by so doing create jobs and expand our economy. Click here for further information.

12 SEPTEMBER 2019, JOHANNESBURG

JBS Open Day

The purpose of the Johannesburg Business School (JBS) is clear. We want to equip people to grow small and medium-sized businesses and by so doing create jobs and expand our economy. Click here for further information.

15 OCTOBER 2019, JOHANNESBURG

UCT GSB MBA Information Sessions

Join us for an information session about the GSB's Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme. Click here for further information.

26 OCTOBER 2019, JOHANNESBURG

JBS Open Day

The purpose of the Johannesburg Business School (JBS) is clear. We want to equip people to grow small and medium-sized businesses and by so doing create jobs and expand our economy. Click here for further information.

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