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The coming annual Finweek review and the need for a radical makeover of the MBA in South Africa - Regent Business School
The coming annual Finweek review and the need for a radical makeover of the MBA in South Africa

It is that time of year when Finweek, a weekly magazine which focuses on business and investment issues, publishes its review of MBA programmes in South Africa. The primary audience is business executives and investors. The annual review has become a compass bearing-point for managers, leaders and executives of finance houses and potential MBA students.

Issued by Regent Business School 20 May 2015 14:28

Short courses in the South African labour market - Oxbridge Academy
Short courses in the South African labour market

Oxbridge Academy has been developing its short course programme throughout the past year to include a wide range of subjects and fields of study. The reason behind this, according to the college's MD, Barend van den Berg, is in part a response to particular issues prevalent in the South African labour market.

Issued by Oxbridge Academy 19 May 2015 10:29

Why implement WorldShare Management System in your library? - Sabinet
Why implement WorldShare Management System in your library?

Recently, the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a leading African university, implemented OCLC's WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its library management system. Many libraries today are looking at ways to change the way they operate and save time and money. WMS offers libraries cost savings, workflow efficiencies and the ability to deliver new value to users.

Issued by Sabinet 8 May 2015 12:52

Technology equips librarians with 21st-century skills to help create digital citizens - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Technology equips librarians with 21st-century skills to help create digital citizens

"Libraries remain at the core of academic activities. They are at the forefront of creating digital citizens."

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 5 May 2015 11:56

Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development

"The success of land reform must be measured by the extent to which new entrants [to the Agricultural Sector] make a positive contribution to food security, job creation and rural development."

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 28 Apr 2015 12:24

National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace

"As a result of a management meeting [of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)], as a collective we realised the need to have some sort of training in disciplinary enquiries. Our HR department did the necessary research and found [the course in Disciplinary Enquiries at the Workplace] to be the most relevant."

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 21 Apr 2015 10:52

Unique skills programme jumpstarts careers for unemployed youth - TSiBA Education
Unique skills programme jumpstarts careers for unemployed youth

So many highly qualified South African youth struggle to get jobs after graduation, or move up the corporate ladder. This is often due to a lack of the vital soft skills key to survival in today's competitive marketplace - attributes which may be neglected by South African universities.

Issued by TSiBA Education 21 Apr 2015 10:19

Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet - Continuing Education - University of Pretoria
Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and Transnet

With an extraordinary partnership initiated in 1994 between industry and higher education, Transnet and the University of Pretoria (UP) celebrate 21 years of collaborative training and research in Railway Engineering in 2015.

Issued by Continuing Education - University of Pretoria 14 Apr 2015 12:38