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Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme...

2 days ago

How parents can raise children who love maths
How parents can raise children who love maths

Parents can help their children develop key mathematical skills by playing simple games with them, and by maintaining enthusiasm for the subject...

Issued by Coronation 3 Oct 2017

Next Generation Leadership to steer Ithala on a positive growth trajectory
Next Generation Leadership to steer Ithala on a positive growth trajectory

Ithala's new leadership team and fortified strategy to maximise development opportunities in line with its mandate to promote development in KwaZulu-Natal have been unveiled...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 27 Sep 2017

Rural KZN school gets a lesson on money management
Rural KZN school gets a lesson on money management

Prospect Farm School in Stanger, north of Durban, has become the latest recipient of a programme on money management skills to foster a culture of savings among youth...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 27 Sep 2017

UCT GSB case study on African Bank collapse wins international accolade
UCT GSB case study on African Bank collapse wins international accolade

A case study on the governance failure at African Bank written by UCT GSB Associate Professor Stephanie Giamporcaro and MBA student Matthew Marrian has been recognised as one of the top 10 business case studies of the year...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 27 Sep 2017

Pocket money dilemma
Pocket money dilemma

Global trends show a decrease in savings cultures around the world. Here are some interesting statistics and a parent's guide to pocket money in South Africa...

Issued by ADDaBIT 27 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
A potential market force, SA women face lending discrimination

Unlocking women's earning potential in SA, and in neighboring African countries, could entirely transform the economic and political landscape of the nation, but it won't be easy...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Sep 2017

Start your future with South Africa's first and only Bachelor of Paralegal Studies
Start your future with South Africa's first and only Bachelor of Paralegal Studies

Do you want to make justice accessible to everyone? With this course you will become equipped to meet the primary legal needs of individuals and communities, while training toward your possible future in LLB studies...

Issued by CPUT 18 Sep 2017

Pocket money - It boosts money management skills in adulthood
Pocket money - It boosts money management skills in adulthood

ING International Survey shows: Children that receive pocket money are less likely to go into debt...

By Bianca Dias, Issued by ADDaBIT 7 Sep 2017

If SA is serious about growth it must be urban-led and private sector-driven
If SA is serious about growth it must be urban-led and private sector-driven

South Africa is taking the low road of stagnating growth, policy confusion and gridlock, rising social tension and uncertainty about the future, says leading development think tank...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 4 Sep 2017

Coronation to sponsor SAICA Business Development Games
Coronation to sponsor SAICA Business Development Games

Now in its 16th year, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Business Development Games has received sponsorship from Coronation Fund Managers...

29 Aug 2017

Call for school to teach coding and robotics
Call for school to teach coding and robotics

Former FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana has issued a warning on SA's basic education: "Disrupt or be disrupted"...

25 Aug 2017

Ithala supports ever-growing female talent pool
Ithala supports ever-growing female talent pool

Ithala Development Finance Corporation believes equal opportunities for women in the workplace will result in greater economic growth - and is leading by example...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 21 Aug 2017

Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT
Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT

A new degree, Master of Data Science with a specialisation in Financial Technology (fintech), which combines finance, technology and entrepreneurship is set to disrupt the financial services industry...

18 Aug 2017

Mentorship programme gears rural women for business
Mentorship programme gears rural women for business

A mentorship programme to capacitate KwaZulu-Natal rural and township women with business skills to realise their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs and enjoying a better quality of life has been made possible...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 4 Aug 2017

The case for upskilling senior management during a recession
The case for upskilling senior management during a recession

When times are tough, training often takes a hit - particularly the development of senior executives. But lessons from the 2008 economic downturn indicate this may not be the best path towards long-term resilience...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 28 Jul 2017

#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game
#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game

The Sunday Times recently launched Money - a new personal finance section which appears every weekend in the Business Times - which is edited by Laura du Preez, who joined the Tiso Blackstar Group in May this year...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Jul 2017

Call to enter the 2017 Tax Thesis Competition
Call to enter the 2017 Tax Thesis Competition

South African universities are invited to enter tax thesis/dissertations that have been submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for 2016/2017 Honours, Master's or Doctoral degrees into this year's Tax Thesis competition...

24 Jul 2017

South African executives asked for input into new business models research
South African executives asked for input into new business models research

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is inviting business leaders, finance executives and academics across the region to share their thoughts and give feedback as part of its project to clarify the concept of business models...

Issued by CIMA 20 Jul 2017

Stand out from the crowd - upskill at Wits Business School
Stand out from the crowd - upskill at Wits Business School

Set yourself apart from your peers by adding a competitive edge to your career. Wits business school's executive education division offers a range of short course that enhance your skills, whichever level of the corporate ladder you are in...

Issued by Wits Business School 10 Jul 2017

Access to markets critical for SMME survival
Access to markets critical for SMME survival

Hundreds of small, medium and micro-sized enterprises who battle daily to gain access to markets to ensure their profitability and sustainability have been thrown a lifeline, thanks to Ithala Development Finance Corporation...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 7 Jul 2017

Board members can be held accountable for company losses
Board members can be held accountable for company losses

The recent resignation of Eskom board chairperson and non-executive director, Ben Ngubane, has once again shone a spotlight, not only on governance at the embattled power utility, but also on the role board members and directors play in their respective positions...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 Jul 2017

Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business
Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business

How to engage with this digitally connected, diverse and demanding generation? Get fresh insight and answers at this must-attend seminar and learn how to deliver authentic, action-driven messages to the millennial consumer...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 27 Jun 2017

FAIS Fit & Proper e-learning now available with a shopping cart
FAIS Fit & Proper e-learning now available with a shopping cart

The challenges facing the financial services sector and related insurance business unit is ensuring they have suitably qualified FAIS Fit & Proper employees with qualifications aligned to the specific categories of insurance...

Issued by Intelligo Solutions 5 Jun 2017

Young Investor Programme offers UWC students practical training
Young Investor Programme offers UWC students practical training

The launch of the recent Young Investor Programme (YIP) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) offers enterprising young finance students the opportunity to learn by doing and putting their theoretical investment knowledge to good, practical use...

5 Jun 2017

Mayor cllr. Mzwandile Masina
Vision 2030 Summit to address national development plan issues

The Vision 2030 Summit will address all issues relating to the national development plan and aims to build the community of South Africans joining the country's leaders, both in government and the private sector...

5 Jun 2017

Ka-­ching! SA's latest salary trends revealed for 2017
Ka-­ching! SA's latest salary trends revealed for 2017

CareerJunction has released a review on the latest salary trends in South Africa, revealing salaries currently on offer in South Africa...

Issued by CareerJunction 11 May 2017

New learnership incentive tax calculation app from KPMG
New learnership incentive tax calculation app from KPMG

KPMG has launched the Learnership Incentive Tax Tool, an app that calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules for registered learnerships at the press of a button...

8 May 2017

My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs
My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs

The call by government to develop township enterprises, co-operatives and SMMEs to revitalise township economies is fully supported at the highest levels by Ithala Development Finance Corporation...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 26 Apr 2017

Junk status brings new challenges for SA businesses
Junk status brings new challenges for SA businesses

Business owners, senior managers and company executives need to prepare themselves for a bumpy second quarter in 2017, with the only certainty being that nobody really knows how much the downgrades by rating agencies and the weaker rand will impact on the economy...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 24 Apr 2017

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