Middle managers are out of the loop when it comes to sustainability strategies, and this has stunted implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) worldwide, researchers say.READ MORE
Industry leaders claim many female employees are not ready for top company jobs – but smart employers know that investing in finding ways to support women is good for morale and the bottom line.READ MORE
The 2016 Africa Investing for Impact Barometer shows that investments that seek to combine financial returns with positive social, environmental or governance outcomes are flourishing on the African continent. The study identified more than $350 billion that is committed to impact investing strategies across nine countries. Impact investing has become a key focus for many fund managers.READ MORE
UCT graduates Rowan Spazzoli, Tsakane Ngoepe and Louis Buys conceptualised a wearable safety device called The Guardian that would alert security services, the police and others close by if the user was in danger.READ MORE
UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) has launched a satellite campus in Johannesburg. Based in Sandton, the campus offers a number of customised Executive Education programmes and short courses designed to develop African business leaders. The decision to set up a campus in Sandton was influenced by the need to be close to government and corporate clients in Gauteng.READ MORE
Former SARU president Oregan Hoskins, says the application of an amateur mindset is a key cause of South Africa’s poor performance on the field. Rugby should be run as a business and equity partners need to be allowed to take a majority stake in the various franchises so they can be more involved in the running of the game.READ MORE
The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship's new Innovative Finance Project Coordinator is driven towards finding solutions for the social ills afflicting many South Africans.READ MORE
Newly appointed Impact Investing Project Manager at the GSB’s Bertha Centre, Bakang Moetse, is dedicated to innovative social finance which is inclusive and benefits communities and SMEs.READ MORE
UCT remains ranked at 191 in the 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, which were released on 8 June. UCT also remains the top university in Africa.QS uses six indicators to build a university’s overall score: academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty, faculty-to-student ratio, international staff ratio and international student ratio.READ MORE
Doing business in Africa is not easy, but there are also many opportunities on the con-tinent for innovation and growth, says Wayne Borchardt, founder and chief executive of The Decision Advisory Group.READ MORE
Gender diversity is improving at management levels – but very slowly. Could the answer lie in a more sector-specific approach to the problem?READ MORE
MBA applications have spiked again, but competition for applicants keeps getting tougher, with the GMAT standard climbing steadily. A steep increase in the number of MBA applications and a rise in the average GMAT score have increased the demand for adequate GMAT preparation.READ MORE
Addressing students at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) class on Africa Day, Naudé was one of three deans from leading South African business schools to speak at the event on the current crisis facing the country.READ MORE
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