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International recognition for Africa’s first Development Finance Centre

The GSB’s Master’s in Development Finance – hosted by the newly established Development Finance Centre at the school – has been named the top Master’s degree in Africa in the field of corporate finance.

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Call for Chapters - Global Practices in Knowledge Management for Organizational Development

Prof Neeta Baporikar of Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business (HP-GSB) is currently in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled ‘Global Practices in Knowledge Management for Organizational Development’ and cordially invite you to submit your work and is certain that your contribution would enhance the value of the book.

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Africa’s Overall Growth has slowed but New Research shows Long-Term Fundamentals are Strong

Six years ago when the McKinsey Global (www.McKinsey.com/mgi) Institute first looked in detail at Africa’s diverse economies, almost all of them were experiencing accelerating growth.The picture today is more mixed. MGI’s new report Lions on the move II: Realizing the potential of Africa’s economies finds that Africa’s economies’ growth paths have diverged.  
 

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Call for Papers - African Journal of Management

THE STATE OF THE ART IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

RESEARCH IN AFRICA  

 
Experiencing unusually high economic growth rates, African countries are now in the spotlight regarding infrastructure, globalization, and business development. The ability of African societies to prosper from these opportunities and ensure sustainable economic and social development depends on the existence of leadership and management capabilities to unlock capacity of the workforce and achieve strategic goals.  

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Dr Grafton Whyte elected on to AABS Board

Dr Grafton Whyte Spends some time with us to tell us about his experience, how this will benefit AABS and how business schools are impacting businesses and economic growth

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GSB ranked as top business school in Africa for 9th year in a row

For the ninth consecutive year, the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked as the best business school in Africa by the prestigious international education rating agency, Eduniversal.

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Dr Adri Drotskie, MBA Director of Henley Business School Africa tells us about Retaining MBA Graduates

An ongoing survey by Henley Business School Africa has revealed that just over 50% our MBA students who completed their studies from 2011 onwards were still employed at the same company.

75% of students who received full corporate sponsorship were still employed by the same company. However, 60% of graduates whose employer did not sponsor their MBA had moved to another company. Retention of a newly graduated MBA employee is important. What can businesses do to retain their MBA graduates?

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Invitation: GSDPP LeAD Campus Cocktail

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP) in partnership with Sciences Pro Executive Education, invites you to an afterwork networking event to learn more about the 2017 LeAD Campus Programme, an innovative leadership programme for Africans committed to sustainable and inclusive growth across the continent.

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Dr. Karim Seghir appointed as Chancellor of Ajman University

Dr. Karim Seghir has been appointed as Chancellor of Ajman University, the oldest private university in the United Arab Emirates, effective January 1, 2017. Dr. Seghir has served as Dean of the School of Business at the American University in Cairo since July 2014. Seghir has also served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Administration at the AUC School of Business from June 2011 to June 2014 and was in charge of accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) among other things. 

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Emerald AABS Case Study Competition 2016-17

For Event: Case Teaching & Writing Workshop, Namibia 2016-11-03

Emerald and the Association of African Business Schools are delighted to announce that the 2016-2017 Emerald/AABS Case Study Competition is now open! 

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