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Are you ‘future fit’ for the 2030 workplace?

Are you ‘future fit’ for the 2030 workplace?

From automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to flexible work hours, mood-matched workspaces and fast-paced learning to bridge skill gaps, the workplace of 2030 will emphasise ingenuity and idea generation - plus empathy and doing good.

SA labour-employer relations worst in the world

SA labour-employer relations worst in the world

South Africa has the worst labour-employee relations in the world, ranking 137 out of 137 countries, according to the World Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 released by the World Economic Forum.

Henley excels in FT Executive Education 2018 rankings

Henley excels in FT Executive Education 2018 rankings

Henley Business School is now in 1st place in Africa for open and customised executive education for any business school accredited and based in Africa. It is also in the top 25 globally.

GIBS again ranked among top 50

GIBS again ranked among top 50

Financial Times has published its annual ranking of the world"s premier executive education programmes, and GIBS has retained its top position in Africa.

Henley introduces course for foundation-level learners

Henley introduces course for foundation-level learners

A whole new world of opportunity has opened up at Henley Business School Africa (Henley Africa) for young and aspiring managers who are seeking a career in business management.

GSB Executive Education in Top 50 for future use

GSB Executive Education in Top 50 for future use

The UCT Graduate School of Business has been ranked as a Top 90 business school in the prestigious Financial Times Executive Education Customised Rankings 2018, scoring in the top 50 for the future use and relevance of its programmes.

Compensation for unfair suspension pending a hearing

Compensation for unfair suspension pending a hearing

It's a well-known fact that an employee who is suspended pending a disciplinary hearing is entitled to be paid. What's not so well known, is that the employee could claim additional compensation if the suspension is regarded as unfair.

Everything you need to know about collaborative learning

Everything you need to know about collaborative learning

Collaborative learning could help build bonds between teams and ensure knowledge is retained for longer.

A survival guide for communication in the digital age

A survival guide for communication in the digital age

When an oyster shell closes, the mollusk shuts out the din of the wider ocean. Nestled inside its protective enclosure, the oyster can lose track of what is happening outside all around it.

SA will lose 5.7m jobs if not digitally ready in 7 years

SA will lose 5.7m jobs if not digitally ready in 7 years

With 35 percent of all jobs in SA (almost 5.7 million jobs) currently being at risk of total digital automation within a mere 7 years, the country could see a crippling effect compounded by a fragile economy and growing unemployment.

Entrepreneurship: More hype or real action?

Entrepreneurship: More hype or real action?

President Ramaphosa's hope-filled SONA speech with reference to entrepreneurship and small businesses is inspiring.

SA economy on the right track for growth - director general

SA economy on the right track for growth - director general

SA could improve its growth prospects by taking advantage of the "low hanging fruits" and dealing with policy uncertainties in critical sectors such as mining, says National Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane.

New name for School of Business & Governance

New name for School of Business & Governance

The School of Business and Governance has changed to NWU Business School. The name change was approved in April this year.

1 in 4 employees suffer from depression

1 in 4 employees suffer from depression

One in four employees has been diagnosed with depression, and the country’s economic contributors aged 25 to 44 are most affected, taking more than 18 days off work due to the condition.

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.