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There are many business schools operating in South Africa today. These educational institutions specialise in business and management training. They generally offer accredited post graduate learning programmes. Professionals can obtain business related degrees by studying at a recognized institution.

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UCT Graduate School of Business - GSB
Milpark Business School

GIBS Business School
UNISA School of Business Leadership

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
IMM Graduate School


Are you thinking of pursuing a business qualification? Here are three things you should know before starting business school.


Current MBA students might agree that the first four letters of the term business, “busi,” describes the reality of business school.


A proposal by students that government form a student advisory panel on issues of development was welcomed by Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu in Cape Town.


Acclaimed author and creative strategist Timothy Maurice Webster will share his insights on personal branding.


How good are you at negotiating? Research shows that few people are truly effective negotiators: the figure could be as low as 5%. This has huge implications for business.


South Africa?s Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has a strong sense of ethics
and moral sensibility and this defines her leadership signature- she embodies
a leadership quality that others would do well to emulate.


To be a competent manager in the 21st century, you need to have high doses
of both education and experience, says Elmarie Strydom, Academic Head of
Undergraduate Programmes at Regenesys Business School.


The interest in increasing ones earning capacity by studying an MBA is often
offset by the costs of tuition, both locally and abroad. The MBA Tour, coming to
SA next month, provides financial advice to people interested in an MBA
courses.


Deciding when to study an MBA is one of the toughest professional decisions an
individual is likely to make, and as the course requires significant capital and time
commitments, it is not to be taken lightly.


Healthy project management has an essential role to play in Africa?s infrastructure
expansion and many project managers will be sourced from South Africa due to its
position as a key development power on the continent.


Much has been said about the potential of Africa yet economic progress has been
slow in the continent. Frik Landman says the lack of educational institutions that can
deliver quality management programmes is the reason why Africans can not take
advantage of these opportunities.


Coaching is a relatively new concept in business but more leaders are incorporating
this practice in the workplace as research confirms that coaching can increase
employee productivity and customer satisfaction and boost economic value.


There is no doubt that today?s leadership across all sectors is in turmoil. With issues
such as poor governance, non-compliance and a weakening economy facing the
private and public sector, upcoming and present leaders need to understand how to
deal with these challenges, as well as adequately develop their skills.


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.


Over the years the MBA degree has increased dramatically in popularity but many students may be registering for the qualification without realising the impact that studying for it would have on their personal lives.


Distance learning is ideal for working students with time limitations or where family responsibilities prevent students from leaving their place of residence. Find out more about the advantages and the challenges of distance or E-learning.


A thorough knowledge of people and business processes and a demand for honesty in business are two traits that set good leaders apart from great ones. Hylton Bannon mentions several behaviours leaders should adopt to achieve success in their organisations.


Are you a manager or decision maker at a bank, or work at an insurance or asset management company? Jali Bakoro seeks to provide you with an adequate background of capital markets focussing on property as an asset class, offering a thorough understanding of real estate investment analysis and valuations.


The University of Cape Town is offering a landmark course in Corporate Social Investment, aimed at finding a common language between NGOs, big corporations and government: professionalising systematic approaches, and benchmarking standards and business strategies.


Taking a local brand to the global arena requires a focus on "only a few things?: start with one country at a time, lots of cash and a good distribution partnership. These were the words of advice from Justin Letschert, CEO of Union-Swiss, a leading South African producer, distributor and exporter of skincare products, most notably Bio-Oil®.


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