ARTICLES ON Career planning
Three areas to focus on to boost your post-COVID career prospects
The global pandemic has shaken up our lives and careers, but it has also created new opportunities. To thrive in a post-pandemic world, young leaders and managers will need to embrace operating in the global economy.Read Article
Dr Beverly Shrand chats to Kieno Kammies about a new CEMS report on leadership
A new report released today by the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education shares insights and recommendations for business leaders, educators and young professionals for 2021 and beyond.Read Article
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.Read Article
Thuli Madonsela and Vusi Thembekwayo to join UCT GSB annual Alumni Reunion weekend
In keeping with the times, the UCT Graduate School of Business’ 2020 Alumni Reunion weekend will be hosted online and will explore how connecting the world digitally during the COVID-19 pandemic has affected us as business leaders - and as people.Read Article
How to network and create impact in a virtual world
How can graduates entering the workforce in the midst of a global pandemic, position themselves to make connections and create impact in order to ensure career mobility or enhance their employability?Read Article
Executive Coaching: Creating lasting and meaningful personal development
Craig O’Flaherty, Director of the Centre for Coaching at the UCT Graduate School of Business, spoke to Kieno Kammies about how coaching can help us overcome challenges and barriers, whether they've been created by others or by ourselves.Read Article
Rise. Reset. Reimagine. Recreate.
This year’s Women in Business Conference celebrated women who aren’t just breaking proverbial glass ceilings but are also empowering others in their wake. UCT GSB MBA alumna, Shivani Ghai, shares her experience of the virtual conference.Read Article
Programme to connect future SA leaders to global conversation in a post COVID-19 world
The CEMS global network of 32 existing academic members (leading business schools), 70 corporate partners (multinational companies) and seven social partners (NGOs), is dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of international business leaders, through the top ranked CEMS Master in International Management (MIM).
This one-year Master’s programme, opened registrations on 1 May 2020, for its first intake in South Africa in September 2021, prepares young leaders to contribute to a more open, sustainable and inclusive world.
Q&A with Azvir Rampursad: How to make yourself more employable
With unemployment at an all-time high in South Africa, even graduates are struggling to find jobs. Talent Strategy & Leadership Development specialst, Azvir Rampursad, says employers are looking for very specific skill-sets in new hires.Read Article
Five New Year’s resolutions that will boost your career in 2020
A new decade is about to arrive amidst economic turmoil and political challenges, industry changes and uncertainties - globally as well as in South Africa. Set yourself up for success in 2020 with these five resolutions.Read Article
UCT GSB recognised as a global leader in ethical business education
The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is the only business school in Africa to feature in the 2019 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking.Read Article