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4 reasons to consider an MBA in an emerging market

4 reasons to consider an MBA in an emerging market

Fast-growing emerging markets still offer big business opportunities. They also present big challenges, which makes them fertile ground for MBA students looking to differentiate themselves from homebound peers.

GIBS MBA applications now open for class of 2020

GIBS MBA applications now open for class of 2020

Applications for the 2019/2020 internationally accredited and ranked Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree are now open.

5 considerations for start-ups that are looking for funding

5 considerations for start-ups that are looking for funding

Many entrepreneurs in South Africa consider funding to be a major stumbling block when it comes to starting or growing a business.

Dr. Chris van der Hoven to take up position of USB-ED CEO

Dr. Chris van der Hoven to take up position of USB-ED CEO

The University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (Pty) Ltd, (USB-ED) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chris van der Hoven to the position of Chief Executive Officer of USB-ED with effect from 11 June 2018.

Anticipated changes to labour legislation 2018

Anticipated changes to labour legislation 2018

We can expect some changes to labour legislation in 2018. How will this affect employers and employees?

Are HR project teams dead?

Are HR project teams dead?

If HR is to make good on a 21st century working proposition it needs to act, look and feel more agile.

How not to lose your head in a bidding war

How not to lose your head in a bidding war

Heading into a competitive auction, you should take steps to anticipate how potential escalations could change your frame of mind.

African farmers tap into a rich store of success stories

African farmers tap into a rich store of success stories

Anna Phosa is the only black female commercial pig farmer in SA. She hails from Soweto and started Dreamland Piggery & Abattoir in Vanderbijlpark in the Vaal in 2004 after buying four piglets.

KFC’s Streetwise 2 ad goes viral

KFC’s Streetwise 2 ad goes viral

It’s not often that a retail ad goes viral, particularly on the scale of KFC’s recent advert for its Streetwise 2 meal.

Saving, investing, learning, succeeding

Saving, investing, learning, succeeding

Attend masterclasses on investing, saving and getting financially fit. And participate at one-on-one financial planning sessions with top CFP® professionals.

Gearing up for digital transformation

Gearing up for digital transformation

On 5 September 2017, Leaderex will focus on the opportunities, challenges, trends and inevitable transformation which digital disruption is bringing to Africa and the world.

Increase your digital marketing effectiveness

Increase your digital marketing effectiveness

Given the impact digital trends, data and automation are having on the marketing profession, Leaderex is putting digital marketing under the spotlight.

Is SA ready for the new world of work?

Is SA ready for the new world of work?

The days of landing a job and staying in a company until retirement are gone. Indeed, for the new workforce, this old-fashioned approach holds little reality, writes Jane Steinacker.

Follow the leaders

Follow the leaders

Gain access to Africa’s top executives, professionals and entrepreneurs – all under one roof.

Entrepreneurship: A culture we need to embrace

Entrepreneurship: A culture we need to embrace

(Successful) entrepreneurship is a key driver to economic growth, writes Gillian Klawansky.

Leaders flock to Leaderex

Leaders flock to Leaderex

Leaderex shines the spotlight on leadership, innovation and potential.

Bring on the coach

Bring on the coach

Free 20-minute personal and executive coaching sessions with some of Africa’s top business coaches.

Future-proof yourself with our degrees

Future-proof yourself with our degrees

The internationally accredited University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) offers MBA, Master’s, MPhil and PhD programmes as well as executive education programmes - all focused on the development of business leadership.