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The value of leadership in business today - UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership   (SBL)
The value of leadership in business today

As companies transform themselves to remain locally and globally relevant in a tough economic climate, the workplace has grown into a pressurised and competitive environment where continuous learning is important to guarantee future career opportunities. Within these conditions, leadership becomes a vital quality that enables people to not only differentiate themselves from others but to add value to their work contributions, says Dr Renosi Mokate, Executive Director and CEO of the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL).

Issued by UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 15 Dec 2014 10:49

The emergence of the accidental project manager - UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership   (SBL)
The emergence of the accidental project manager

In today's world of business, project management has developed into a strategic and integral function of companies. Although firmly in its ascendancy, the project management office (PMO) is faced with a number of challenges that can inhibit effective implementation. The key to unlocking the potential of the PMO is to steer clear of preconceived notions about what it takes to manage a project, to become a centre of excellence for the organisation and to avoid dogmatic attachment to one project management 'religion'.

Issued by UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 12 Dec 2014 15:56

How social media is changing the face of distance learning - Oxbridge Academy
How social media is changing the face of distance learning

Distance learning is often defined by what it lacks in relation to traditional campus or classroom learning: physical proximity. Physical proximity not only to teachers and college facilities, but more importantly, to other students. However, with social media rapidly transforming every facet of our modern lives, the 'distance' in distance learning has become increasingly mitigated by a virtual sense of student body.

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 9 Dec 2014 11:58

English for Professional Development Certificate Ceremony 2014 - Wits Language School
English for Professional Development Certificate Ceremony 2014

On Friday, 31 October 2014, the English for Professional Development (EPD) unit hosted its annual certificate ceremony. It was a glamorous affair. Students and facilitators dressed up for the occasion. It was clear that people who enjoy studying English also have a good sense of fashion.

By Gwendolynn De Jager, Issued by Wits Language School 9 Dec 2014 11:35

Open Window highlights 2014 - Open Window Institute
Open Window highlights 2014

As the year rushes to a rapid close, we look back at the highlights of 2014.

Issued by Open Window Institute 3 Dec 2014 13:59

Khayelitsha Skills Development Summit - False Bay College
Khayelitsha Skills Development Summit

The Khayelitsha Development Forum (KDF) in partnership with the Khayelitsha Community Trust (KCT), False Bay College and Ithalomso Projects co-hosted the Khayelitsha Skills Development Summit (KSDS) on 3-4 October 2014 at False Bay College's Khayelitsha campus.

Issued by False Bay College 5 Nov 2014 11:27

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