The University of Cape Town?s Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB), in partnership with the Africagrowth Institute, is launching a Masters in Development Finance, a unique programme that aims to alleviate a major skills gap in expertise on the continent.
A leading South African researcher and academic in the field of information communication technology (ICT) policy, Dr Alison Gillwald, has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business.
Sharp strategy, great coaching and inspirational leadership might sound like a formula for footballing glory but they also make for outstanding organisational leadership, says Janine Everson, director of the Strategic Leadership through Coaching course running at the UCT Graduate School of Business.
On the 16th February Dr Marjolijn Dijksterhuis, Director of the UCT GSB Women in Leadership programme, will take part in a discussion that will provide insight into the personal experiences and perspectives of the senior women leaders on the panel. It is being arranged by the UCT GSB?s Women in Leadership programme, one of the only courses in the country designed exclusively for women leaders.
Engaging with diversity and genuinely appreciating the value of different perspectives in the workplace offers the opportunity to harness very real benefits for South African organisations. So says Associate Professor Chris Breen, who will run a programme in diversity management in association with the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) this August.
Changes in the nature of business in the last decade have placed new demands on Human Resource Practitioners. New research points to personal credibility as the key competency for HR people in this new era.
The UCT Graduate School of Business Centre for Coaching has launched South Africa's first year-long Professional Coaching Course, a move that will dramatically increase the options available to individuals wanting to pursue a career in coaching.
With BEE firmly in the spotlight as South Africa awaits the imminent launch of the BEE Codes of Good Practice, the UCT Graduate School of Business has responded with the timely offer of a programme focusing on BEE implementation.
The GSB is launching a new executive short course designed to help businesses achieve success through mutually beneficial relationships. It is based on the current thinking around relationship marketing, which challenges the traditional approach of the marketing mix.