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Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

Future-proof your business and book tickets now for the second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, set to take place this week, on 24-25 May, at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton...

Issued by Shift Social Development 11 hours ago

Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value
Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value

Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie...

Issued by Shift Social Development 2 days ago

Don't judge a book by its cover - The Human Library
Don't judge a book by its cover - The Human Library

In line with the SACAP Festival of Learning's focus on generating significant conversations, the Human Library will be hosted at both the Johannesburg and Cape Town festival (18 and 25 May)...

Issued by SACAP 14 May 2018

Creative programmer learnership launched by Hellocomputer and Umuzi
Creative programmer learnership launched by Hellocomputer and Umuzi

To address the chronic shortage of programmers and drive transformation, FCB Africa's digital agency, Hellocomputer, has partnered with Umuzi to establish a creative programmer learnership...

14 May 2018

SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education
SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education

Business leaders agree that collective action is required from all sectors to address youth unemployment and education...

11 May 2018

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How storytelling rocked behaviour change in Bali

It's always quite intimidating to attend a conference in a foreign land...

By Lynn Joffe 10 May 2018

How social media has transformed journalism
How social media has transformed journalism

Social media plays a crucial role in improving journalism methods. Find out how journalists and audiences benefit from social media practices...

By Khanyie Dlamini, Issued by CityVarsity 9 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth
#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth

Africa's new digitised youth population, Generation Z, will define Africa's digital future and these are the skills they will need to do it...

By Louise Marsland 8 May 2018

John Vlismas spends his time between worlds – his own and the one he shares with everyone else.
#BehindtheSelfie with... John Vlismas

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with 'lord of the chance' and Loerie Awards MC of note John Vlismas, formally of Whacked Management and OGO Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 2 May 2018

Importance of digital skills training for your organisation
Importance of digital skills training for your organisation

Digital is fast-changing how consumers interact with brands. We, as consumers, are more empowered than ever before by search engines and social media...

By Senzo Dhlomo 30 Apr 2018

Let's talk blockchain
Let's talk blockchain

Shantel Morgan discusses blockchain in today's everyday life and media environment...

By Shantel Morgan 30 Apr 2018

Emilar Gandhi, public policy manager for the SADC region for Facebook | Photo: Jessica Tennant
Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Apr 2018

The Shared Value shift: It's time for business to take the lead - for real
The Shared Value shift: It's time for business to take the lead - for real

It is no longer sufficient to take a profit-first business approach: not only is it not sustainable for the long term, but consumers at all levels are now demanding that the business world develops a conscience...

Issued by Shift Social Development 23 Apr 2018

Vega launches the New Media Management short course in partnership with Amasa
Vega launches the New Media Management short course in partnership with Amasa

Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is launching a Media Management in Brand Building short course, available at its Johannesburg and Cape Town campuses from 2018 onwards...

Issued by Amasa 19 Apr 2018

Fundamentals are key to creating a strong and lasting brand
Fundamentals are key to creating a strong and lasting brand

"A clear understanding of the branding process is essential for entrepreneurs, business owners and brand managers when starting a new venture or developing a new product - doing this upfront just makes sense," says branding expert Raymond van Niekerk...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Apr 2018

Bigger picture reporting makes good business sense
Bigger picture reporting makes good business sense

Companies listed on the JSE, SOEs, NGOs and other acronyms who use other people's money, issue an integrated report at the end of their financial year. Because it's a requirement...

Issued by Blue Apple 11 Apr 2018

Media academy spearheads on-the-job training to grow industry talent pool
Media academy spearheads on-the-job training to grow industry talent pool

Mark1 has launched a first-of-its-kind in-house training programme that provides young creative minds with on-the-job training - a long-time industry need...

Issued by Mark1 4 Apr 2018

Call for applications for BASA Scale-Up programme
Call for applications for BASA Scale-Up programme

Applications are open for the BASA Scale-Up programme, sponsored by RMB and partnered with the British Council Southern Africa Arts and Livity Africa...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 3 Apr 2018

Affordable sales and marketing workshops available locally
Affordable sales and marketing workshops available locally

Local CRM provider Camsoft Solutions has commenced a series of sales and marketing workshops at their functions venue in Woodmead, Johannesburg...

Issued by Maximizer Software 27 Mar 2018

Top minds to meet at Africa Shared Value Summit this May
Top minds to meet at Africa Shared Value Summit this May

The second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, taking place on 24-25 May, will play host to some of the brightest business stars from across the African continent...

Issued by Shift Social Development 27 Mar 2018

Short courses that will pave the way for success in the modern job market
Short courses that will pave the way for success in the modern job market

Keeping up with technology and the industry shifts is one of the biggest challenges professionals of all ages and backgrounds face...

Issued by Vega School 26 Mar 2018

Open Window's Loeries 2017 winners, L to R: Zinhle Zulu, Matthew Tager, Nicole Laxton and Samantha Kogel.
The Open Window on student creativity

Some of the academic team and most recent student award-winners from The Open Window let us in on their most recent successes based on their experimental stylistic exploration of creative briefs, which they treat as the real deal...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2018

As if you needed another reason (we've got 100) to study at Vega
As if you needed another reason (we've got 100) to study at Vega

Vega, a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), will host a National Open Day on Saturday, 24 March...

Issued by Vega School 22 Mar 2018

Ever feel this happy at work? You could be... Image © Leo Lintang –
Why your workers want you to celebrate International Happiness Day

Happiness may be the most subjective concept to measure, but that doesn't mean researchers steer clear. If anything, that makes it all the more appealing - here's why it's important for you and your employees, this International Happiness Day...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2018

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris’ CCO Peter Gabriel Khoury, new Creative Circle chairman for 2018/9.
"Transformation is a layered word that we need to use to its full potential" - new Creative Circle chair, Pete Khoury

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris' CCO Pete Khoury is the Creative Circle chairperson for 2018/9. Here's how he plans to reshape the industry...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2018

Loyiso and the team he attended the LeaderSurf programme with.
Paddle. Catch a wave. Stand. Surf. (Part 2)

This a continuation of feedback from Loyiso Twala, an FCB creative sent to LeaderSurf as part of FCB Joburg's skills transfer and training programme...

By Loyiso "The Victor" Twala 12 Mar 2018

Surf's up for Loyiso while participating in the LeaderSurf programme.
Paddle. Catch a wave. Stand. Surf. (Part 1)

Loyiso 'The Victor' Twala, an FCB creative was sent to LeaderSurf as part of FCB Joburg's skills transfer and training programme. Here, he gives feedback on what he experienced and how it has changed him forever...

By Loyiso "The Victor" Twala 12 Mar 2018

AMASA Bursary congratulates the class of 2017 and calls for 2018 applicants
AMASA Bursary congratulates the class of 2017 and calls for 2018 applicants

The Gordon Patterson AMASA Learnership Programme (GP-ALP) has achieved yet another successful year by bringing new blood to the industry...

Issued by Amasa 2 Mar 2018

TBWA\Hunt Lascaris upskills designers and creatives at Design Indaba
TBWA\Hunt Lascaris upskills designers and creatives at Design Indaba

This year, three of TBWA\Hunt Lascaris' designers, Kayla Roelofsz, Itsoseng Matsane, and Sibusiso Mkhwanazi, experienced the Design Indaba for the first time...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 1 Mar 2018

Stokes in his Red & Yellow happy place.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Rob Stokes

This week, we go behind the selfie with Rob Stokes, chairman of the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Feb 2018

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