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First woman at USB to obtain sought-after research rating
First woman at USB to obtain sought-after research rating

Learning, leading and listening
Learning, leading and listening

Giving initiative a chance to grow
Giving initiative a chance to grow

Clamping down on SA’s economic problems
Clamping down on SA’s economic problems

We need to herald a new era of collaboration
We need to herald a new era of collaboration

Ratings cuts bad news for SA
Ratings cuts bad news for SA

A 101 guide to launching a tech startup as a woman
A 101 guide to launching a tech startup as a woman

Henley confers record number of degrees and diplomas
Henley confers record number of degrees and diplomas

Henley confers record number of degrees and diplomas
Henley confers record number of degrees and diplomas

Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do
Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do

What 12000 employees have to say about future of Remote Work
What 12000 employees have to say about future of Remote Work

How to be a Blue Ocean strategist in the post-pandemic world
How to be a Blue Ocean strategist in the post-pandemic world

6 ways to rewire your business now
6 ways to rewire your business now

Africa's ecommerce portal goes live
Africa's ecommerce portal goes live

Developing skills to manage Africa’s energy transition
Developing skills to manage Africa’s energy transition

An alternative economic strategy for South Africa
An alternative economic strategy for South Africa

Growth plan and structural reforms need to be implemented
Growth plan and structural reforms need to be implemented

Leaders are not born or made, they are honed
Leaders are not born or made, they are honed

The world ahead and the one we left behind
The world ahead and the one we left behind

USB appoints new Director
USB appoints new Director

USB offers relief on certain programmes
USB offers relief on certain programmes

International recognition for UCT GSB researchers
International recognition for UCT GSB researchers

Creating hope, one module at a time
Creating hope, one module at a time

Which curve to flatten: Coronavirus vs economic growth?
Which curve to flatten: Coronavirus vs economic growth?

Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year
Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year

GIBS appoints new Entrepreneur-in-Residence
GIBS appoints new Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Clamping down on SA’s economic problems
Clamping down on SA’s economic problems

Future still bright for new MBAs
Future still bright for new MBAs

What’s wrong with leadership training?
What’s wrong with leadership training?

CEOs reflect on leadership in perilous times
CEOs reflect on leadership in perilous times

Enabler or victim? KPMG SA and State Capture
Enabler or victim? KPMG SA and State Capture

Do wealthy people deserve to be rich?
Do wealthy people deserve to be rich?

Funders are not seeing the big picture in South Africa
Funders are not seeing the big picture in South Africa

What will the world look like in 2030?
What will the world look like in 2030?

Don't just look into the future: script it
Don't just look into the future: script it

Flexible working causing company culture concerns
Flexible working causing company culture concerns

Which matters more: hiring superstars, or removing toxic employees
Which matters more: hiring superstars, or removing toxic employees

Is strategy a false prophet?
Is strategy a false prophet?

Customer experience in B2B marketing
Customer experience in B2B marketing

How to sell when you can't meet with your clients
How to sell when you can't meet with your clients

Developing ethical leaders for the common good
Developing ethical leaders for the common good

How Netflix finds innovation on the edge of chaos
How Netflix finds innovation on the edge of chaos

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship
GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship




First woman at USB to obtain sought-after research rating

Dr Lee-Ann Steenkamp, head of the University of Stellenbosch Business School’s (USB) Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning, was the first female academic of the business school to acquire the National Research Foundation (NRF) rating. Click here to read further.

Learning, leading and listening

The past few months have highlighted the value of insight-based decision-making; after all, it’s impossible to grow in an echo chamber. Click here to read further.

Giving initiative a chance to grow

Running a profitable and sustainable business while also making a worthwhile social impact makes things extra tough for social entrepreneurs. Click here to read further.

Clamping down on SA’s economic problems

During the course of 2020, the NWU Business School has embarked on a new initiative where thought leaders and students had the opportunity to join a virtual, online table and identified the most important economic issues in South Africa. Click here to read further.

We need to herald a new era of collaboration

Jacinda Ardern’s recent landslide victory in New Zealand is a victory not just for gender activists, democrats and the caring conscientised, but also for common sense. Click here to read further.

Ratings cuts bad news for SA

While expected, the decisions by Moody’s and Fitch to cut SA’s investment grade further into junk status are not good news for the SA economy, highlighting again the urgent need for SA to change its economic narrative. Click here to read further.

A 101 guide to launching a tech startup as a woman

There’s plenty of evidence that women-owned businesses can deliver attractive returns for investors, and yet, there’s still a significant gap in funding for them. Click here to read further.

Henley confers record number of degrees and diplomas

Henley Business School Africa will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduates this month – in a virtual ceremonies that will run over two and half weeks starting on Monday November 23. Click here to read further.

Henley confers record number of degrees and diplomas

Henley Business School Africa will be conferring degrees and diplomas on a record number of graduates this month – in a virtual ceremonies that will run over two and half weeks starting on Monday November 23. Click here to read further.

Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do

Remote work isn’t new. It’s long been trending at Silicon Valley start-ups and some old-school companies that begrudgingly allowed it as a perk for special employees. But, thanks to Covid-19, it’s being implemented at speed and scale. Click here to read further.

What 12000 employees have to say about future of Remote Work

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has led to economic, health, and social devastation, it has also created an unprecedented opportunity: to run the world’s biggest-ever workplace experiment. Click here to read further.

How to be a Blue Ocean strategist in the post-pandemic world

A blue ocean mindset uncovers hidden opportunities amid the Covid-era economic crisis. Click here to read further.

6 ways to rewire your business now

Leaders must recognise that the old operating norms are gone for ever. LBS faculty give their tips for future success. Click here to read further.

Africa's ecommerce portal goes live

A singular space to define innovation and entrepreneurship in the African ecommerce sector. Click here to read further.

Developing skills to manage Africa’s energy transition

Africa has vast energy resources and untapped energy potential, but the continent’s growth and development is being hampered by chronic energy shortages. Click here to read further.

An alternative economic strategy for South Africa

An alternative economic strategy for South Africa, proposed by Dr Nthabiseng Moleko and Prof Mark Swilling could see GDP doubling in 10 years, 10-million people moving out of poverty, and unemployment cut by two-thirds to 12% by 2030. Click here to read further.

Growth plan and structural reforms need to be implemented

The credibility of the latest Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) now largely rests on the extent to which the growth plan and other structural reforms are urgently implemented. Click here to read further.

Leaders are not born or made, they are honed

In times of crisis, the need for good leadership is paramount, but how can we develop more leaders who are able to meet the moment with wisdom and compassion? Click here to read further.

The world ahead and the one we left behind

We are steadily emerging into a world that is very similar to the one we bade farewell on 27 March – yet so very different. Click here to read further.

USB appoints new Director

The University of Stellenbosch Business School has appointed Prof Mark Smith (49), previously the Dean of Faculty at the Grenoble Ecole de Management in Grenoble, France, as its new Director. Click here to read further.

USB offers relief on certain programmes

USB has decided to offer relief on selected postgraduate programmes’ fees for students enrolling for 2021 and onwards to contribute to the economic recovery of the South African and African economy. Click here to read further.

International recognition for UCT GSB researchers

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is developing a new teaching case method - incorporating multiple perspectives for the complex issues of our time. Click here to read further.

Creating hope, one module at a time

Patch Adams, an American physician and social activist, once said: "We can never get a recreation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging." Now, perhaps more than ever, SA is in dire need of this. Click here to read further.

Which curve to flatten: Coronavirus vs economic growth?

As we learn to co-exist with Covid-19, we are better placed to evaluate the actions taken by governments to combat the spread of the virus and assess the economic trade-offs. Click here to read further.

Henley Africa MBA student named SA Journalist of the Year

Henley Africa MBA student Pauli van Wyk has been named South African Journalist of the Year at the 2020 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year awards. Click here to read further.

GIBS appoints new Entrepreneur-in-Residence

University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has appointed Merchant Capital’s Founder and CEO, Dov Girnun as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for the MBA Entrepreneurship Focus programme. Click here to read further.

Clamping down on SA’s economic problems

The NWU Business School 'Think Tank' recently held its fifth successful session - to much interest from various business and political stakeholders. Click here to read further.

Future still bright for new MBAs

GMAC’s annual corporate recruiters survey shows strong interest in hiring even in the midst of the coronavirus. Click here to read further.

What’s wrong with leadership training?

For those leaders serious about making it beyond Covid, it’s back to leadership school. Click here to read further.

CEOs reflect on leadership in perilous times

History is filled with stories of leaders who rise to the challenge of a crisis and those who crumble under its weight. How are leaders handling today’s crisis, and what can we learn from what they have said and done? Click here to read further.

Enabler or victim? KPMG SA and State Capture

What happens to an organisation when good governance and warning signs are ignored? Click here to read further.

Do wealthy people deserve to be rich?

The public perception of wealth influences how policy makers address the problem of economic inequality. Click here to read further.

Funders are not seeing the big picture in South Africa

An award-winning case study on local digital animation filmmaker, Triggerfish, has highlighted the absurdity of lack of access to funding for SMEs operating in the creative space. Click here to read further.

What will the world look like in 2030?

Big demographic, economic and technological changes are coming. Click here to read further.

Don't just look into the future: script it

The future hasn't arrived for anyone yet. Time to script it in your favour. Click here to read further.

Flexible working causing company culture concerns

HR teams are concerned about the impact flexible working will have on company culture. Click here to read further.

Which matters more: hiring superstars, or removing toxic employees

What kind of worker most impacts your bottom line? Click here to read further.

Is strategy a false prophet?

Is it a nice construct that sells books and courses but has no real correlation to success? Click here to read further.

Customer experience in B2B marketing

In B2B marketing, creating a seamless customer experience can be a key differentiator or justification for a premium. Just how many brands get this right is unknown. Click here to read further.

How to sell when you can't meet with your clients

For years, sales people have been spending less and less time meeting with customers in person, and more and more time communicating with their customers remotely. This trend has, of course, accelerated in 2020. Click here to read further.

Developing ethical leaders for the common good

At Milpark Business School, our focus is on delivering an education that empowers and equips both current and future leaders to pursue ethical and sustainable business practices as informed by the Sustainable Development Goals. Click here to read further.

How Netflix finds innovation on the edge of chaos

How did a DVD-by-mail company transform itself into a leading global entertainment brand? By rejecting mediocrity, embracing negative feedback and turning hierarchy on its head. Click here to read further.

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship

The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS) in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is offering ten scholarships for the 2020 intake for the GIBS/TWIMS MBA manufacturing focus. Click here to read further.

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