The 5th International Conference of Management, Leadership and Governance
The 5th ICMLG invites academics, practitioners and consultants from around the world who are involved in Management Leadership and Governance research to come together and exchange ideas this March. The programme also includes a PhD and Masters Research Colloquium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Emerald AABS Case Study Competition 2016-17
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!
Thinking for change: the world’s most effective “concept maker” comes to Cape Town
One of the most influential business thinkers and strategists in the world today, Professor Roger Martin, is coming to the UCT Graduate School of Business – in partnership with Deloitte – for a morning of turning conventional business thinking on its head for the greater good.
GSB to host first all-women MBA Recruitment Breakfast in celebration of Women’s Month
This August the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) will be hosting a range events to celebrate Women’s Month. The upcoming Women’s MBA breakfast will showcase how an MBA can change the lives of women and empower them to reach their full potential.
“Research shows that women who make it to the top of their profession almost always cite their mentors and their networks as key to their success,” says Saskia Hickey, Market Intelligence and Strategy Manager at the GSB. “At the GSB we want to foster a community of successful women in business who support each other on the journey to success. There is so much that we can learn from each other.
High heels and hard hats: How to lead like a woman in a man’s world
Farana Boodhram has made her mark in the male-dominated fields of mining and transport in South Africa and has been recognised for her achievements by being selected for a prestigious Vital Voices leadership fellowship last month.