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How to turn good business into excellent business

Making the leap towards excellence in business does not require above-average intelligence or even a degree in business says Professor Walter Baets, Director of Africa's top business school. All that is needed is to pay closer attention to the value that you add to society

Wipro funds school IT centre and library

Wipro launches computer learning incubator, library at rural KZN School in a bid to aid both students and the local community

A turning point for African economies

How technology is revolutionising learning and training across the continent will be discussed at the forthcoming eLearning Africa event to be hosted by Uganda in May

Coca Cola & UN partner to empower African women

Coca-Cola South Africa and UN Women have announced a partnership of a newly launched programme to promote the advancement and economic empowerment of women

Describe your business purpose in four words and win

University of Cape Town's Graduate Business School has launched a competition asking businesses to use a popular social media site to make a business pitch

Akwa Ibom State hosts National Science Fair

Nigeria's Akwa Ibom State partners Shell, Intel and Interswitch to hold National School Science Fair which aims to showcase student's independent research projects and inventions

Edinburgh Business School celebrates African graduates' success

A special ceremony is to be held in Johannesburg to celebrate the success of the Edinburgh Business School with its African graduates

Africa's top business school gains prestigious new Chair

Professor Walter Baets, Director of the UCT Graduate School of Business, has been awarded the Allan Gray Chair for Values-based leadership

Marley supports innovative water loss research project

A leading plastic pipe manufacturer is playing its part in water conservation efforts by investing in educational and development

Filling the gap: building African managers for Africa

A recent report by the African Management Institution (AMI) revealed Africa is severely lacking in managers with the skills to advance its economy

Singapore's new Centre for African Studies to strengthen ties

Southeast Asia's first Centre on Africa will enable public and private sectors to develop new insights into the emerging continent

Science can help solve South Africa's problems

The answer to the world's most pressing problems can be solved by science, but people need to be educated about it, says 2012 Nobel Prize winning physicist Professor Serge Haroche

UCT GSB Director to lead AABS into the future

Newly appointed chairperson of the Association of African Business Schools Walter Baets hopes to use his position to raise the bar for African business schools

UCT business school voted best in Africa for sixth time in a row

The University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business received top honours at the recent Eduniversal World Convention - another important third party endorsement for the school

Amarula boosts local skills development

A training programme aimed at preserving nature and wildlife while creating employment has been successfully completed by eight Namibians

Marley sponsors kits for 2013 SAICE-WRC water competition

As part of efforts to foster education, create awareness and encourage the youth of South Africa to follow a career as a science or civil engineering professional, Marley Pipe Systems will once again sponsor AQUALIBRIUM

Top African business school gets new global ranking

The UCT Graduate School of Business has been ranked in The Economist's "Which MBA?" ranking, a comprehensive new ranking of global Executive MBA programmes

Centre for coaching expands to Europe

A leading International Coaching Centre, with its home base at the University of Cape Town, in south Africa, is set to open in Geneva, Switzerland,

Education is a powerful weapon to honour Madiba

Staff at Africa's biggest telecommunications company MTN has honoured Mandela Day with a series of events across the continent aimed at promoting quality education

Complexity issues prompt calls for improving leadership skills

Not enough companies in South Africa are doing enough to ensure that leaders have the wherewithal to deal with the changing complexities of business but the UCTGSB may have the answer

GSB lecturer selected for Tutu's leadership programme

The University of Cape Town's Francois Bonnici has been asked to join the Archbishop Tutu's Leadership Fellowship Programme

UCT Graduate School of Business extends reach to Mauritius

Equipping leaders and managers for the competitive emerging market environment is the essence of a new series of master classes being presented in Mauritius

South Africa's entrepreneurship falls to a new low

Almost three years after the FIFA Soccer World Cup, entrepreneurial activity in South Africa has dropped to an alarming new low

Reading the financial writing on the wall

It is not impossible to gain a basic financial understanding of business and this could make the difference between success and failure for an organisation

UCT's business school is in a class of its own

A new report reveals MBS students of the University of Cape Town's (UCT) is one of the best for MBA graduates hoping to secure a well-paid job at the end of their studies

Teaching the teachers to be better managers

UCT Graduate School of Business, Capitec and the Principal's Trust in three-way partnership to boost school leadership

Wanted: Free thinkers to build Africa's future

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is seeking to recruit free thinkers to invent and reinvent relevant, inclusive, innovative solutions for African socio-economic challenges

MBA graduates plan to return as entrepreneurs

A survey of African MBA students studying abroad has shown that the majority hope to return to their homeland and start up their own businesses

GSB spearheads cyberculture in Africa

Students at the University of Cape Town's Graduate Business School are to access all their course material on line thanks to a technology initiative

Dialling up funds to help young entrepreneurs

A youth enterprise scheme has won the support of telecommunications company Warid Telecom and hopes to help 6,000 youth into employment

Recruitment firm champions female empowerment

One of South Africa's leading recruitment agencies has initiated an innovative training scheme guaranteeing to give jobs to women participants

Ways to change a nation

Mamphela Ramphele shared her ideas for nation building at a recent talk held at the UCT Graduate School of Business. All citizens can participate in harnessing democracy by fully participating in it, claiming ownership of it, and like in business when things start to go bad, making a plan.

UCT Business School among top 100 again

The UCT Graduate School of Business has been ranked 44th in the Youth Inc Global Business School Ranking 2012 Top 100 MBAs, the only African business school to feature this year

African entrepreneurs eye Europe for business success

The Association of Business Executives new report unearths entrepreneurial attitudes in Africa and also launch a new diploma to help students wanting to start their own enterprises

How to reduce waste and save money at the same time

It may come as a surprise that in todays 'digital world' one of the biggest expenses for companies big and small is wasted printing

You don't always need a business plan to make millions

Muhammed Jah's success proves forward planning isn't always essential

President Rupiah Banda awarded honorary doctorate

The Zambian President emphasised the importance of education during the ceremony for the conferment of his honorary doctorate

XO laptop is bridging digital divide in Africa

Never mind netbooks for business use, the XO laptop is transforming education in the continent

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