CAREER LEADERSHIP CENTRE

Gain the confidence and tools to manage your lifelong career journey

The UCT GSB Career Leadership Centre offers students and alumni individualised and expert career leadership and development, and year-round support helping them to make continuous, conscious and informed decisions about their careers.

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Employed students within 90 days

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Ventures launched in the past 5 years

79

Active corporate client relationships

CAREER LEADERSHIP CENTRE OFFERING

The UCT GSB Career Leadership Centre supports students and alumni by providing the following a number of support services, these include but are not limited to:

  •  Career leadership coaching
  • Professional leadership brand development
  • On-campus and virtual recruitment programme focusing on placement opportunities with employers
  • Networking opportunities such as industry panel discussions inviting industry and alumni to inform you on how to direct your application for employment

Learn how to ace pre-recorded and live digital interviews.

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Gain career and leadership guidance and support from mentors.

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Engage directly with our network of global talent recruiters.

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PLACEMENT INDUSTRIES AND SECTORS

Many UCT GSB students embark on a significant shift in career direction after completing their studies. Examples of the most popular industries and sectors in which UCT GSB alumni find employment in their year of graduation include:

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Career Leadership - Placement
Faculty: Morea Josias

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MOREA JOSIAS

Head of Alumni Relations and Careers Services

Morea Josias is Head of Alumni Relations and Careers Services at the UCT GSB. She is responsible for the strategic planning, development, management and leadership of alumni relations and career services activities for the UCT GSB. Her role includes planning and implementing projects that strategically engage alumni and industry in strengthening various UCT GSB activities that provide tangible benefits to alumni, current UCT GSB student job seekers and the school as a whole. Morea studied for her undergraduate degree at UCT in Social Sciences and has a post graduate qualification in adult education also from UCT

Nondumiso April Somazembe

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NONDUMISO APRIL SOMAZEMBE

Career Services Administrator

With over 7 years of professional experience in client management and project administration, and in field expertise in events, Nondumiso has developed greater career growth, covering aspects such as logistics management, administrative support, strategic development, as well as measurement and reporting on project performance. Nondumiso completed a Diploma in Event Management and a BTech in Project Management. And Have worked for companies such as TFG, Capitec Bank, Cipla and events companies such as ECTA Creative Solutions and Imagine Events.

IDEAS EXCHANGE

 
Africa Business Conference 2022
Emerging Market Business

UCT GSB conference to share insights on how to do business in Africa

The Africa Business Club at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) will present its 2nd Annual Africa Business Conference at the school’s Waterfront campus at Lecture Theatre 5 on 7 December 2022.

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Posted on 6 December 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

UCT GSB Entrepreneurship Conference positions Africa for global economic power shift

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business’ (UCT GSB) Entrepreneurship Club will host its 12th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference on 17 November 2022, and its theme – Africa’s Place in the New Economic World Order: Building for a Billion – is in keeping with the growing consensus that emerging markets are on course to grow faster than established markets over the coming years and decades.

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Posted on 16 November 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
Cape Talk
Management Fundamentals

What's your people strategy for 2021?

Remember the days when you shook hands enthusiastically with clients and colleagues just before sitting down together at the meeting table? Sharing pens to scribble down ideas during a brainstorming or team building session?

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Posted on 23 November 2020 by Azvir Rampursad
ADVANCING YOUR CAREER - MEDIA
Learning & Development

Advancing your career in the gig economy

What if lifelong employment never existed? What if the only work available to everyone in every industry was short-term contract work? How would you have approached your career in that world? These are important questions to ask because this is the world we are moving towards.

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Posted on 30 October 2020 by Azvir Rampursad

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Exploring Investment Frontiers: Opportunities, Challenges, and Innovation in Congo and Beyond

 Wednesday, 22 May 2024
 18:00 (GMT+2)

Join us for an insightful session with distinguished entrepreneur Willy Yav, as we delve into the dynamic landscape of investment opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This event, hosted by the Africa Business Club at UCT GSB, will provide a deep dive into the myriad of opportunities and inherent challenges facing investors in Congo, setting the stage for a broader discussion on navigating uncertainty and embracing innovative business models across Africa.

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Case Study Preparation with BCG

 Monday, 27 May 2024
 17:30 (GMT+2)

Please join us for a Case Study Preparation Session with BCG (Boston Consulting Group)

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The Business Tomorrow Conference: AI and Sustainability

 Friday, 31 May 2024
 10:00 (GMT+2)

Join the Consulting Club at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) for an exclusive gathering limited to 100 in-person attendees. This year's "Business Tomorrow" conference delves into "AI & Sustainability: Pioneering Knowledge in the New Era," focusing on the synergistic power of artificial intelligence and sustainable practices in reshaping business.

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