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5 lessons from Xiaomi’s path to smartphone supremacy
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5 lessons from Xiaomi’s path to smartphone supremacy

Xiaomi’s leadership team idolised Steve Jobs. Now, it seems the student has become the master.

Themba Baloyi, insurance industry trailblazer
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Themba Baloyi, insurance industry trailblazer

It’s been a busy decade for Themba Baloyi since obtaining his executive MBA from Henley Business School Africa.

Agility in times of uncertainty
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Agility in times of uncertainty

The agile nature of the Fortune 500 American conglomerate, General Electric (GE), drives the success of its operations within the aviation, healthcare, power and renewable energy industries.

A much-needed dose of reality
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A much-needed dose of reality

Taking concepts for granted because they are so obvious and following accounting rules too slavishly can prevent businesses from dealing with the complex, uncertain world in which they exist.

Manufacturing renaissance?
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Manufacturing renaissance?

Is Ford’s massive $1.5 billion investment a flash in the pan or an indication that the country could reignite its manufacturing sector?

How Anglo American Platinum is reimagining future of mining
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How Anglo American Platinum is reimagining future of mining

CEO Natascha Viljoen on the company’s push to enhance safety and sustainability and to support local communities.

Porsche: Half its cars all-electric or hybrid by 2025
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Porsche: Half its cars all-electric or hybrid by 2025

"We must step out of our comfort zone," Porsche CEO Oliver Blume.

The future of healthcare
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The future of healthcare

A new vaccine trial is just one of many exciting developments in the field of biotechnology.

A furniture startup pivots to work-from-home setups
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A furniture startup pivots to work-from-home setups

When office closures forced employees to work from home, Branch was ready with new and improved products.

Capitec: Business as usual
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Capitec: Business as usual

Capitec Bank’s rise in the South African banking landscape reads like a fairy tale.

Failure won’t kill you
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Failure won’t kill you

Nic Haralambous does not shy away from failures. In fact, he believes that the ability to fail and learn from those experiences is the single most important factor in achieving success.

Giving initiative a chance to grow
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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.

UKZN Extended Learning

UKZN Extended Learning

UKZN Extended Learning is committed to enrichment through lifelong learning, by providing high quality credit and non-credit bearing short courses and academic programmes.