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Dr Adri Drotskie, MBA Director of Henley Business School Africa tells us about Retaining MBA Graduates

Publish date:2016-11-28

An ongoing survey by Henley Business School Africa has revealed that just over 50% our MBA students who completed their studies from 2011 onwards were still employed at the same company.

75% of students who received full corporate sponsorship were still employed by the same company. However, 60% of graduates whose employer did not sponsor their MBA had moved to another company. Retention of a newly graduated MBA employee is important. What can businesses do to retain their MBA graduates?


Invitation: GSDPP LeAD Campus Cocktail

Publish date:2016-11-24

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) in partnership with Sciences Pro Executive Education, invites you to an afterwork networking event to learn more about the 2017 LeAD Campus Programme, an innovative leadership programme for Africans committed to sustainable and inclusive growth across the continent.


Dr. Karim Seghir appointed as Chancellor of Ajman University

Publish date:2016-11-21

Dr. Karim Seghir has been appointed as Chancellor of Ajman University, the oldest private university in the United Arab Emirates, effective January 1, 2017. Dr. Seghir has served as Dean of the School of Business at the American University in Cairo since July 2014. Seghir has also served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Administration at the AUC School of Business from June 2011 to June 2014 and was in charge of accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) among other things. 


Emerald AABS Case Study Competition 2016-17

For Event: Case Teaching & Writing Workshop, Namibia 2016-11-03
Publish date:2016-10-13

Emerald and the Association of African Business Schools are delighted to announce that the 2016-2017 Emerald/AABS Case Study Competition is now open! 


Local business case study wins prestigious international competition

Publish date:2016-10-03

A teaching case written by a team from the UCT Graduate School of Business on innovative tech start-up, Zoona, has won a prestigious international case writing competition and is set to be used in business schools and academic institutions across the world.


Striking the right note with the GSB’s 50th celebrations

Publish date:2016-09-29

The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) chose to mark the occasion of its 50th anniversary with a special composition by internationally acclaimed local musician, Bongani Sotshononda, whose music seeks to capture the school’s spirit of collaboration and innovation and its ethos of being firmly rooted in Africa.


What it takes to connect South Africa

Publish date:2016-09-22

Self-proclaimed urban technologist, Luvuyo Rani, co-founder of Silulo Ulutho Technologies, a company that aims to inspire and educate marginalised South Africans through technology, is teaching the business world a thing or two about how to build a company from the ground up in a township ecosystem.



The Wits Business School Chair in African Philanthropy

Publish date:2016-09-19

Gifting is an age-old practice in Africa and plays a central role in most communities across the continent. The Wits Business School Chair in African Philanthropy, a joint initiative with the Southern Africa Trust, is the first of its kind on the continent.

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Africa’s Overall Growth has slowed but New Research shows Long-Term Fundamentals are Strong and there are Big Business Opportunities ahead Business spending is expected to grow from $2.6 trillion in 2015 to $3.5 trillion by 2025

Publish date:2016-09-15

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 15, 2016/ -- Six years ago when the McKinsey Global (www.McKinsey.com/mgi) Institute first looked in detail at Africa’s diverse economies, almost all of them were experiencing accelerating growth.The picture today is more mixed. MGI’s new report Lions on the move II: Realizing the potential of Africa’s economies finds that Africa’s economies’ growth paths have diverged.  


Policy and governance failures in key infrastructure sectors widen space for corruption and undermines growth

Publish date:2016-09-09

Despite having dodged a recession this week, South Africa’s long term prospects for growth and development don’t look good, as a result of poor policy decisions around the country’s economic infrastructure.

“Any one instance of government dereliction is troubling, but the cumulative effect of multiple areas of insouciant neglect, or deliberate abuse, of our infrastructure industries indicates a government that has little appreciation of the importance of energy, telecommunications, transport and water for economic growth, employment creation and poverty reduction,” says UCT GSB professor Anton Eberhard.


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