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

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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

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AZVIR RAMPURSAD

Corporate Partnerships & Careers Manager

Azvir Rampursad is the Corporate Partnerships Manager and a specialist in Talent Strategy & Leadership Development at the UCT GSB. During his 17-year tenure in industry, Azvir has worked in HR on talent management, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, culture transformation and business partnering within the global technology industry, multinational manufacturing & consumer goods enterprises in Africa and North America. His position at the UCT GSB builds on embedded relationships with corporate partners, industry leaders and alumni who play a key role as career ambassadors and mentors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Psychology from the University of Natal in South Africa, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours in Business Management

Faculty: Azvir Rampursad
Faculty: Ncebakazi

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NCEBAKAZI DYANTI

Career Services Administrator

Ncebakazi Dyantyi is a passionate people developer, having spent many of her years in the academic administration and admissions arm at UCT and UCT GSB. Nceba is an advocate for equality and inclusivity in all aspects of human life. During her early years, Nceba shared her talents within the creative arts fraternity at UCT and the Western Cape region of South Africa. She holds a Performance Diploma in Opera at UCT, under the South Africa College of Music.

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

 

2022 Africa Business Conference: Crisis as a catalyst for change

 07 December 2022
 08:00 (GMT+2)

The Africa Business Club at the UCT Graduate School of Business presents its 2nd Annual Africa Business Conference under the theme: Crisis as a catalyst for change. Join us to explore opportunities amidst the crises currently facing Africa and the world while embracing and overcoming the complexities of doing business in Africa. The event will take place in a hybrid format allowing for individuals to attend online and in person. The in-person tickets will include refreshments, lunch, and networking opportunity at the UCT GSB campus in Cape Town

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