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Youth unemployment must be looked at holistically

Youth unemployment must be looked at holistically

COVID-19 has worsened unemployment amongst South Africa’s young adults. Fixing this endemic problem won’t be easy, but a ‘systems thinking’ lens could at least point to the best places to start.

Food is the planet’s biggest environmental problem

Food is the planet’s biggest environmental problem

In South Africa in 2021, 10 million adults and 2.8 million children experienced hunger in the past week, while the country wastes 10.3 million tons of food per year – highlighting the disconnect between food security and food supply in SA.

Henley reconfiguring its ventilation system to counter Covid

Henley reconfiguring its ventilation system to counter Covid

As a former commercial pilot and aerospace marketing executive, it was perhaps inevitable that dean Jon Foster-Pedley should look to the aviation industry for solutions when Covid came knocking on the door of Henley Business School Africa.

SA’s female tech founders are powerful job creators

SA’s female tech founders are powerful job creators

Businesses that are women founded are often created to serve societal needs and to improve the lives of the people that they cater for.

The youth unemployment crisis

The youth unemployment crisis

South Africa has historically battled high unemployment rates and unfortunately these rates have deteriorated over the last decade and a bit.

Empowering women in the community for sustainable success

Empowering women in the community for sustainable success

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has partnered with Metro Women Secondary Co-operative (MWSC) to support their Sanitary Towel Manufacturing Project, based in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape.

Harnessing labour law for harmonious workplace relationships

Harnessing labour law for harmonious workplace relationships

Before the government promulgated specific labour laws, employers' ethics guided workplace practices, sometimes resulting in unjust treatment of employees.

USB and Capitec offer greater access to postgraduate studies

USB and Capitec offer greater access to postgraduate studies

The ability to secure funding for post-graduate studies is a barrier for many prospective students.

GIBS EDA launches Festival of Ideas 2021

GIBS EDA launches Festival of Ideas 2021

Do you have a business idea that addresses a social or environmental problem? GIBS is giving away R35 000 in cash prizes.

Africa’s first L&D portal goes live

Africa’s first L&D portal goes live

To help organisations build an agile, future-ready workforce, a new online community called Learning.africa has been launched.

NMU Business School information session

NMU Business School information session

Join the Nelson Mandela University Business School’s leadership thought leader, Prof Paul Poisat and alumni for an Information Session.

GIBS launches Media Leadership Think Tank

GIBS launches Media Leadership Think Tank

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is proud to announce the launch of its Media Leadership Think Tank.

Shifting managerial mindsets

Shifting managerial mindsets

Leadership skills are not innate in all managers. Some top managers can only excel if they have had training in the management skills required.

Connecting in a time of Covid

Connecting in a time of Covid

Three YPO leaders share their learnings from a time of no-contact - and what other organisations need to know about retaining human connection.

New professional doctoral degree now presented at NMU

New professional doctoral degree now presented at NMU

Nelson Mandela University Business School is making history on the continent by offering an internationally recognised new doctoral programme for business professionals and specialists.

Ground-breaking AI research - new tech rival human coaches

Ground-breaking AI research - new tech rival human coaches

New research showing the effectiveness of an Artificial Intelligence coach called Vici is set to change and democratise the business of coaching.

How stress affects CEO aging and mortality

How stress affects CEO aging and mortality

CEOs work long hours, make high-stakes decisions such as initiating layoffs or plant closures, and face uncertainty in times of crisis. They also are closely monitored and criticised when their firms underperform.

WBS puts Africa at the centre of its Master’s programme

WBS puts Africa at the centre of its Master’s programme

Finance is the very pillar of business. Or, as Professor Kalu Ojah of Wits Business School puts it, it is the "blood in the veins" of all corporate and state-owned entities.

Future-proof yourself with our degrees

Future-proof yourself with our degrees

The internationally accredited University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) offers MBA, Master’s, MPhil and PhD programmes as well as executive education programmes - all focused on the development of business leadership.