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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
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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Working at the d-school Afrika

The Hasso Plattner d-school Afrika recently opened its striking new building on the University of Cape Town’s middle campus after being at the GSB since 2016. The d.confestival, the first of its kind in Africa, was hosted in October 2022 and, as four of our alumni now work for d-school, we encourage you to read more about this innovative school.

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Posted on 10 November 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
Francois Bonnici and Cynthia Rayner Systems Work
Entrepreneurship & Innovation

GSB adjunct faculty win book award

The Systems Work of Social Change, by social innovation researcher, writer and lecturer Cynthia Rayner and #SchwabFound Director Dr. François Bonnici, both adjunct faculty at the GSB, has been recognised by the Terry McAdam Book Award #TMAaward for “Changing the Way we Think” at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management conference #ANMConference2022.

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Posted on 10 November 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Solution Space e-Track programme update

Founded in 2014, the Solution Space at the UCT GSB is an ecosystem for high-impact early-stage start-ups and a research and development platform for corporates. Join us tomorrow, Friday 11 November for the second phase of the e-Track programme where entrepreneurs pitch their ventures for investment, development and collaboration.

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Posted on 10 November 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
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Leadership & Ethics

A new model of collective business leadership and a shift to generational strategic thinking are essential to avert environmental catastrophe

New CEMS report sets out recommendations for globally responsible business leaders, educators and young professionals

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Posted on 28 October 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
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Learning & Development

Professor Nicholas Biekpe inducted into prestigious UCT College of Fellows

Induction into the UCT College of Fellows is one of the highest accolades an academic staff member can receive. The fellowship is a reward to academic staff members for their years of commitment and dedication to their work.

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Posted on 25 October 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
FT EMBA Ranking 2022
Learning & Development

UCT GSB’s Executive MBA ranked among top 20 in the world for student satisfaction

Newest Financial Times ranking shows the Executive MBA at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) among the best of the best in alumni satisfaction and prior work experience, making it once again the only African programme to earn a spot on the prestigious list.

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Posted on 19 October 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
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Learning & Development

Connecting the dots

As the Principal Lead Planning for Technology Minerals Australia Operations at Australian international resources company BHP, Koziba Kombani's job involves strategy execution, five-year planning, and portfolio performance. Born and raised in Botswana, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Bath, UK, before completing her MBA at UCT GSB. Currently based in Perth, Australia, she shares some thoughts on how to achieve the maximum ROI for your career.

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Posted on 15 September 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office
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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Building businesses in uncertainty

Resilience is a key leadership trait required when launching a new business. We interviewed Tariq Sheikh (MBA FT 2014) who harnessed his learnings to launch Postpay, a leading Buy Now Pay Later business in the Middle East.

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Posted on 15 September 2022 by UCT GSB Press Office