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Gender-based violence must be on the agenda 365 days a year

Gender-based violence must be on the agenda 365 days a year

The protests around gender-based violence that took place parallel to the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town had a powerful impact. Now activists and advocates for social justice must build on this momentum.

Debunking myths about board gender diversity in SA

Debunking myths about board gender diversity in SA

"It’s a myth that there is not a sufficient pool of women available to serve on South African boards," said Prof Anita Bosch, Research Chair: Women at Work at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB).

Climate change action starts with each one of us

Climate change action starts with each one of us

Climate change is a global emergency and citizens must play a bigger role in addressing it.

The future of banking in South Africa

The future of banking in South Africa

In comparison to 2018 the South African banking industry landscape will look vastly different towards 2035.

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.

It’s time to be more picky about entrepreneurship

It’s time to be more picky about entrepreneurship

As uncomfortable as it may be, there are some hard truths about entrepreneurship that we are going to have to come to terms with.

Why digital transformations fail - and how to fix that

Why digital transformations fail - and how to fix that

The transition to digital is a $1.7 trillion industry, yet 70% of attempts end up failing, according to McKinsey & Co.

7 economic development trends to prepare for Africa 2050

7 economic development trends to prepare for Africa 2050

By the year 2050, Africa’s population is projected to double with more than a quarter of the world being African. This will be accompanied by huge economic development trends for the continent which leaders need to prepare for.

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.

Sculpting global leaders

Sculpting global leaders

At Wits Business School we recognise that our task, through our academic & executive education programmes, is to equip leaders, managers and entrepreneurs with skills to proactively address challenges presented by the changing environment.