Free digital transformation toolkit

Q, in association with Recruit Digital, is making digital leadership attainable to all through a free download on how to transform your brand's digital and people capabilities. The digital leadership toolkit highlights four key principles as well as a digital leadership model designed to...

3 Dec 2015

South Africa launches science edutainment show internationally

With his latest film project, Quarx, Jasper James of Screen Glue brings an original spin on science education by tackling physics and biology, as they have never been done before. James describes the series as a mischievous science-fuelled romp for the YouTube generation. Quarx was originally...

2 Dec 2015

Crowdfunding sought for 'Sibo Saves Water', 'Sibo Looks Right' for schools

Sibo Saves Water was published in 2009 and has been in random schools and libraries since then. It covers all the issues that are important, as South Africa once again faces a drought. The author of the Sibo series, Ginny Stone, is currently trying to find funding to have it reprinted so that it...

10 Nov 2015

Secrets to Brainstorming workshop in Cape Town

In today's business climate where everything needs to be produced faster and faster, getting to great ideas quickly is essential to compete - and if ideas are our business, the better we brainstorm, the better the ideas. Hosted by The One Show, Ross Chowles is holding a 1-hour workshop on the...

25 Sep 2015

Brands & Branding release online brand case study tutorials for tertiary education

Brands & Branding has released online brand case study tutorials for tertiary education. It provides a unique source of credible, locally relevant, content-rich material, instructive and interesting for both undergraduate and postgraduate diploma level students. Over 20 tertiary institutions have...

21 May 2015

Takalani Sesame launches YouTube channel

The Takalani Sesame YouTube channel is the latest extension to the number of ways in which the programme can be accessed beyond its traditional television and radio broadcast, complementing its website for parents, teachers and scholars, its website for children and all those young at heart, its...

12 Feb 2015

Lynette Oelschig new CEO of Red & Yellow

The marketing, advertising and communications school, Red & Yellow, has appointed marketing and communications veteran Lynette Oelschig to head up the school and drive its growth strategy. The previous MD, Diane Charton will be moving into a full-time lecturing role at the school to fulfil her...

28 Jan 2015

SAARF Bursary for quantitative media research

The newly awarded South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF) bursary to Dorothy Pearl Mogane, for study towards gaining her Masters Degree in Research Psychology at the University of Pretoria, sets the example for creating more quantitative researchers. SAARF offers bursary opportunities...

3 Oct 2014

Student Zone, self-help tool for tertiary students launched by Oxford Press

Oxford University Press Southern Africa has launched a self-help resource called Student Zone, which is a central point where students, using a prescribed Oxford textbook, can find tools that have been developed to inform and assist them with studying, exams and preparation. Students are able to...

2 Apr 2014

New learners join Point 2014 Learnership Programme

Tshepo Sensosi, Tshego Mmahlatji and Siphokazi Vice have been selected as the three new interns to join the Point Learnership Programme for 2014. The learnership programme was launched in 2013 as a platform to teach learners the intricacies of printing, the print management process and how to best...

3 Mar 2014

Winning Ways opens next week

Tony Koenderman's Winning Ways' conference takes place in Johannesburg on 25 February 2014, giving the advertising industry the opportunity to hear from a panel of experts who know how to create winning advertising and address the risks the industry currently faces. Speakers include Graham...

20 Feb 2014

Master classes for digital Durban

As Durban is becoming a digital savvy hub with enormous growth potential, Red & Yellow will bring two master classes to the city this month, to be hosted at the Gateway Hotel. The Applied Strategic Thinking and Content Marketing and Audience Insights classes draw insight from case studies to show...

10 Feb 2014

Data journalism course at Wits

New York Times' Ron Nixon will be running an investigative course at Wits Journalism, which will take each journalist participating from idea to publishable article, preferably a story with a data element to it. Ron is insistent that while data is interesting and those skills are important (and much...

4 Feb 2014

Last chance to apply for an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship is fast approaching. Applications close on 13 September 2013. This scholarship is open to current Grade 6 learners who will start Grade 8 in 2015. Following the application cut-off, there will be a rigorous selection process...

12 Sep 2013

Entrepreneur offers sage advice from trenches in new book

Cape Town based Brian Mawdsley, who has started and run his own business, failed and started again, has taken all of his successes and failures from years of trial and error and turned them into advice for the next generation of businesspeople. In his new book, 'What It Takes: A Success Handbook'...

29 Jul 2013

Still time to enter Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship

Grade 12s and first year university students wishing to apply for the 2013 Fellowship from the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation need to apply before 30 April 2013. The Foundation, which aims to develop a new generation of dynamic entrepreneurial leaders who can make a valuable difference to the societal...

22 Apr 2013

Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show
Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show

Be sure to catch Bizcommunity.com's editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, on the repeat show of SABC1's Media Career Guide Show tonight, Monday, 11 February 2013, from 11pm-11.30pm. She will provide insightful career guidance for the marketing, advertising, media and retail industries. The show is...

11 Feb 2013

SAARF calendar updates

The South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF) has released its calendar of events and details of its first SAARF training on Tuesday 19 February 2013 in Johannesburg and the first LSM training on Wednesday 20 February 2013 in Johannesburg. The RAMS Release 6 of 2012 industry presentations...

17 Jan 2013

Kaya FM celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of the celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), Kaya FM will run entrepreneur-based discussion on the Steve Backer show until Friday 16 November. Topics will include personal finance and the entrepreneur, technology and the entrepreneur, balancing personal life and a business as...

14 Nov 2012

New PR consultancy for Boston City Campus

Idea Engineers has been appointed as the media relations agency for Boston City Campus and Business College, effective since 1 October 2012. Boston opened its doors 21 years ago with the intention of equipping UNISA students to succeed better in their examinations. Today, the college offers 100...

22 Oct 2012

Baba Indaba opens in Cape Town this week

The SABC Education Baba Indaba opens this week at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Friday 3 August 12 until Sunday 5 August from 9.30am to 5pm. The show opens in Nasrec Exhibition Centre, Soweto from 24-26 August and from 26-28 October at the Sandton Convention Centre. For more, go...

31 Jul 2012

Shift talk show goes live in Kimberley today

The educational talk show, Shift, will broadcast live from Kimberley today, Monday 30 July 2012 and tomorrow on SABC 1 between 1.30-2.30pm. The show will give young people in the region a platform to talk about their deepest desires to contribute to South Africa's democracy. It will also celebrate...

30 Jul 2012

Part-time courses in InDesign, traffic/agency operations

The Randburg AAA School of Advertising is offering intensive part-time courses for students and industry, in InDesign CS5 and traffic/agency operations. InDesign starts today, 6 June 2012 and traffic starts 7 June. For more, contact Leigh on...

6 Jun 2012

Early bird bookings for SAMRA conference close soon

The early bird bookings for SAMRA conference close on 30 April 2012. The conference is scheduled for 16-17 August 2012 at the Rosebank Crowne Plaza under the theme, 'Reflection and progress - from the present into the future'. For more, go to www.samra.co.za....

23 Apr 2012

Online social media course from Quirk Education

Quirk Education is offering a four-week online course in 'Foundations of Social Media' that introduces students to the fundamental concepts of social media and covers essential aspects for successfully managing a brand in social spaces. The course costs R3990 and starts on 7 May 2012. For more, go...

16 Apr 2012

Still time to enter 2012 AMASA Learnership Programme

Students wishing to enter the media industry can still apply for the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP), which has extended its deadline to 13 April 2012. Entry is open to candidates with a tertiary qualification, however preference will be given to graduates who have higher grade maths, B.Com,...

26 Mar 2012

Submission deadline for Durban FilmMart project extended

The deadline for submissions for the Durban FilmMart project has been extended to 29 February 2012, at the request of African filmmakers currently busy at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam and Berlinale Film Festival. Ten fiction projects and 10 documentary projects will be selected for...

21 Feb 2012

Brand Ambassador Training Academy to open

Zinto Activation Group's (ZAG) recent national roadshow to offer its promotional staff a refresher training course in sales and marketing is leading up to it launching its Brand Ambassador Training Academy (Bata) in Linbro Park in March/April 2012. The academy will provide valuable training in...

16 Feb 2012

Dates set for IAS Masterclasses

The Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) has released the dates of its three 2012 Masterclasses to be held in Johannesburg and Cape Town, which will provide ad and marketing agencies with cutting-edge info and training on industry-related topics. The first, "Improving your...

7 Feb 2012

Tickets still available for Design Indaba conference

Though the early bird discount for Design Indaba Conference 2012 has closed, there are still tickets available for the event, with discounts for group bookings, alumni and academics. There are also tickets for the Young Designers Simulcast (YDS) in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The first conference...

8 Dec 2011

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