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How to retain customers with online delivery

How to retain customers with online delivery

Home delivery is the new normal for many – ensure a smile in the last mile.

Rise of the nillionaires

Rise of the nillionaires

A new class of shopper - encompassing 70% of SA’s population - has little or no money because of the Covid-19 lockdown. Yet they make up the bulk of the labour force and are a category brands should pay careful attention to.

UP appoints Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of GIBS

UP appoints Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of GIBS

University of Pretoria has appointed Executive Director of Faculty, and Senior Lecturer, Dr Morris Mthombeni as Interim Dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

How can entrepreneurs financially emerge from COVID-19?

How can entrepreneurs financially emerge from COVID-19?

Traditional models of business funding need a re-think if South Africa’s small businesses and entrepreneurs are to emerge from the financially crippling "winter of coronavirus" into a spring of growth and rejuvenation.

Is COVID-19 Africa’s economic curse or cure?

Is COVID-19 Africa’s economic curse or cure?

African business experts converse about COVID-19 and its impact on Africa’s economy.

It's the 80s rewind - but with internet

It's the 80s rewind - but with internet

Africa is riding the wave of digital opportunity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. As consumers adjust to the new normal businesses must move fast to take advantage. The winners will be those who are most creative and agile in execution.

GIBS and Henley win global award

GIBS and Henley win global award

Two South African business schools and a South African bank have won a highly coveted global award - the EFMD Excellence in Practice Gold Award for Executive Education.

Covid-19: A springboard or tripwire in Africa’s progress?

Covid-19: A springboard or tripwire in Africa’s progress?

Covid-19 has compressed mega trends. The outcome of the pandemic and the ensuing crisis is uncertain for developing countries, especially those with relatively weak institutions and higher risks.

3 tips for managing and motivating teams during Covid-19

3 tips for managing and motivating teams during Covid-19

The current crisis is offering many businesses in South Africa an opportunity to rethink how they manage and motivate their teams for the better.

The post-crisis world: What changes are coming?

The post-crisis world: What changes are coming?

The coronavirus pandemic has infected millions across the globe, upended markets and completely altered the business landscape as we know it.

Pandemic and the Smarter World: A future of robots?

Pandemic and the Smarter World: A future of robots?

Robots could become integral parts of our lives during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 sick leave crisis looming

COVID-19 sick leave crisis looming

With a large proportion of the population likely to become infected with Covid-19 before a vaccine is available, businesses are in for a rough ride in the coming months.

How marketers can help their firms prepare for post-lockdown

How marketers can help their firms prepare for post-lockdown

In a very uncertain future there are certain things marketers can do to prepare for a post-lockdown world, and even some immediate opportunities that could help them navigate the unknown.

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship

GIBS/TWIMS MBA Manufacturing Ambassador Scholarship

The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS) in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is offering ten scholarships for the 2020 intake for the GIBS/TWIMS MBA manufacturing focus.

WBS puts Africa at the centre of its Master’s programme

WBS puts Africa at the centre of its Master’s programme

Finance is the very pillar of business. Or, as Professor Kalu Ojah of Wits Business School puts it, it is the "blood in the veins" of all corporate and state-owned entities.

An event for leaders

An event for leaders

Join Africa's largest gathering of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs on 3-4 November 2020 at Sandton Convention Centre. Network with peers, challenge conventional thinking and learn from top CEOs and entrepreneurs.