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Herman Singh: Cyber Security: A critical risk that’s only set to get worse
HERMAN SINGH

Cyber Security: A critical risk that’s only set to get worse

The Transnet cyber-attack should sound a warning bell to vulnerable State Owned Enterprises and private sector firms that have been slow to beef up their cyber security systems.

Sharron Mcpherson: The promises and perils of Africa
SHARRON MCPHERSON

The promises and perils of Africa's digital revolution

Exponential digital advancement across Africa, spurred on by the COVID-19 crisis, is indeed a game changer. But its impact – the good and the bad – requires a more nuanced and intelligent analysis if we really are to build back better.

Kumeshnee West: 5 tips for leaders in the Covid-accelerated economy
KUMESHNEE WEST

5 tips for leaders in the Covid-accelerated economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a business environment that demands a different kind of leader to ensure organisations are able to adapt and thrive.

Alan Hosking: What are you training your leaders for?
ALAN HOSKING

What are you training your leaders for?

Leadership programmes have not moved with the times and that flaw is now showing very clearly in the quality (or lack thereof) of people occupying leadership positions today.

Rita Gunther Mcgrath: The principles of learning from prototypes
RITA GUNTHER MCGRATH

The principles of learning from prototypes

Prototypes are a great way to get customer feedback about elements of your proposed innovation before you have to invest a ton of resources in them. But there is a bit of science to how you draw the lessons a prototype can teach you.

Murray Legg: Micro- and nano-influencers are driving ecommerce sales
MURRAY LEGG

Micro- and nano-influencers are driving ecommerce sales

Micro- and nano-influencers offer unfiltered insights into their lives, the products they use and how they make purchasing decisions – and their opinions matter to social media users.

Steve W. Martin: Life-defining moments
STEVE W. MARTIN

Life-defining moments

No one knows how much time they have been given on this planet.

Yendor Felgate: The paradox of engagement and wellbeing
YENDOR FELGATE

The paradox of engagement and wellbeing

As we head towards the end of 2021, we are now able to take stock and begin to make sense of what has changed in the world of work.

Dion Chang: Getting to grips with the virtual economy
DION CHANG

Getting to grips with the virtual economy

Many see the craze for NFTs as a passing fad, but it is just the tip of a new virtual economy. We venture into virtual reality to discover why business is booming for goods and services you can own or experience but never physically touch.

Babar Dharani: 4 sure ways to promote diversity at top levels
BABAR DHARANI

4 sure ways to promote diversity at top levels

Researchers from the UCT Graduate School of Business asked black South African men and women what needs to change in the workplace to encourage them to apply for top jobs, here’s what they said.

Alan Hosking: Do you manage people according to their roots or fruits?
ALAN HOSKING

Do you manage people according to their roots or fruits?

Managing people in the right way can energise them and encourage them to achieve even more than you or they could have imagined.

Marshall Goldsmith: How to motivate someone who has no interest in changing
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH

How to motivate someone who has no interest in changing

If they don’t care, don’t waste your time.

Unlearn: because a new world needs new ideas

Unlearn: because a new world needs new ideas

UCT GSB Executive Education is structured to help people, at every stage of their leadership journey, to invest in themselves and add value to their organisations.