The Dean’s and Directors of the South African Business Schools Association (SABSA) join the world as we mourn the passing of one of South Africa’s greatest gifts to the world, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu. We have lost an iconic leader who epitomised righteousness, social justice and courage. He will remain a model of
RECKITT AND WITS UNIVERSITY TO SUPPORT DISADVANTAGED BLACK STUDENTS Wits University and Reckitt, home to some of the world’s most popular health, hygiene and nutrition brands, have agreed a three-year talent and transformation initiative to provide greater college access for black pupils, who are often excluded from a university education due to funding criteria.
Think Tank 2021:3 - NSFAS and the funding of tertiary education: How do we balance free higher education with the challenges facing the South African economy? Register
SA business schools can work together to raise the international profile of their sector, says Randall Jonas, chair of the SA Business Schools Association (Sabsa).. Read More
We are not just open for business; we want to collaborate and work with everyone and anyone who needs us. Call it ubuntu; “we are because of each other”. Or be guided by one of my favourite African proverbs: “if you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together”.
The changing of the guard in Washington from the 45th president of the US to the 46th is an opportune time for us to take a moment to reflect: Donald Trump and Joe Biden are very different people – one driven to be extraordinary and stand out, the other almost the opposite... Read More
The University of South Africa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership (UNISA SBL) announced at a recent meeting, that the Unisa Council approved the appointment of Prof Pumela Msweli as the Executive Dean and CEO of the business school. The appointment is effective from 1 December 2020. Part of Prof Msweli’s mandate is to ensure
The COVID-19 crisis has undoubtedly highlighted the importance of leadership in civil society and the workplace. Recent research found that in the current environment, a compassionate leadership style is most effective. Leaders are after all the original “influencers”, but can only remain so if they adapt to the complex world of work in 2020.
Who do business schools serve? Are they only about big business? Or only about MBAs? Are they relevant? Can they develop entrepreneurial mindsets? These were some of the ideas under discussion in a panel on Rethinking the role of Business Schools in relation to Entrepreneurship Rethinking the role of Business Schools in relation to