Technology has empowered customers in such a way that they are now in charge of the business relationship - a fact that's left many businesses playing catch-up. Companies and supply chains that fail to realise this risk losing customers if they fail to respond to their needs.
Issued by IMM Graduate School of Marketing 29 Nov 2013 10:53
There's a lot wrong with education. The consequences are manifest in the disturbing headlines and frightening images we see almost daily. But when looking for solutions are we focusing on the symptoms rather than the cause, asks Lorenzo Davids, Community Chest chief executive.
Issued by The Community Chest 26 Nov 2013 09:48
According to The Wynhurst Group, 22% of staff turnover occurs in the first 45 days of employment, and Leadership IQ found that 45% of new employees resign within their first 18 months. Additionally, companies without a structured on-boarding procedure fail to retain 50% of their talent (Egon Zehnder International). These statistics explain why training and development has evolved into a substantial career in its own right, as organisations are investing even more time and money in this area.
Issued by GetSmarter 18 Nov 2013 10:39
The search is on for a Sales and Enrolments Manager to head up the full GetSmarter product portfolio, offering the opportunity to work and grow with South Africa's leading online education company. Competency across lead conversion, sales strategy optimisation, and team management will secure your application for consideration in heading up a team of 15 dedicated and target-driven course consultants. To apply, click here.
Issued by GetSmarter 14 Nov 2013 08:54
Leadership workshop in Johannesburg combining the wisdom of the Eastern mystics with the teachings of MBA programs. Facilitated by Klasie Wessels of Streetschool who was previously the MD/Chairman of Draftfcb JHB. Full-day. R1,250pp.
Issued by Streetschool 13 Nov 2013 11:17
In order to stay competitive and on top of today's economy, employers are putting more time and effort into developing their primary resource - people. As a result, the University of Cape Town (UCT), in partnership with online education company GetSmarter, is proud to announce the launch of the UCT Training and Development short course. This highly practical 10-week course is presented part-time and entirely online throughout South Africa.
Issued by GetSmarter 13 Nov 2013 09:28
The African Marketing Confederation (AMC), working with the Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ), is hosting the inaugural African Marketing Summit in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 26-28 March, 2014. The theme is Making Africa a Better Business Giant through Marketing.
Issued by IMM Graduate School of Marketing 8 Nov 2013 08:39
Event marketing is one of the fastest growing industries today and is a key component in every good and effective marketing strategy. They create the opportunity for a full-sensory brand experience, where consumers can feel, touch and smell everything that fits in with your brand.
Issued by GetSmarter 6 Nov 2013 09:56
South Africa has joined a unique collaboration between top business schools in BRIC countries to help business and investors find out how to make the most of emerging markets in Africa.
Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 30 Oct 2013 08:59
The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) Research Director, Ralph Hamann, has been appointed to the position of full professor by the Ad Hominem Committee of Commerce, as of January 1, 2014.
Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 29 Oct 2013 12:37
The marketing industry is thriving, as brands are under increasing pressure to efficiently connect with their target market for greater personalisation, relevancy, and improved customer experiences. While other industries have suffered greatly from economic downturn, it seems the field of Marketing is presenting even more exciting opportunities for professionals, both locally and internationally.
Issued by GetSmarter 28 Oct 2013 09:40
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