At USB-ED, our ongoing vision is to see leaders across Africa and beyond serving others with wisdom and courage. Reflecting on the life of Tata Madiba, and in light of his recent passing, these words especially resonate with our hearts and minds: 18 Dec 2013 Read more >>

Online shopping is here to stay and will gradually become an everyday occurrence. Also expect big changes to how businesses should be in contact and communicate with consumers on different levels, while video will play an increasingly important role in communicating with the man on the street. 5 Aug 2013 Read more >>

USB Executive Development (USB-ED), the public executive development and training company of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), was awarded the PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award at a recent Leaders and Achievers Awards function in Johannesburg. 28 Feb 2013 Read more >>

A new paradigm is needed for the world to survive and prosper in the twenty-first century, one that embraces the global common good rather than individual self-interest. This will have to be based on vision-guided and values-driven leadership that targets the well-being of all stakeholders - employers, employees, citizens, leaders, customers, investors, partners, society, and the environment. It is nothing less than full spectrum sustainability. 5 Sep 2012 Read more >>

One of the most effective ways to evaluate good leadership is to observe how a horse reacts with a human being. Although leadership can be researched, evaluated and categorised, it is ultimately the reality of life which makes the individual an effective leader. Contact with horses can emulate this reality. 26 Mar 2012 Read more >>

The future of technological evolution will be shaped by the emergence of a new overarching field of knowledge - a "science" of technology. 29 Feb 2012 Read more >>

International research and expertise in the neuroscience of leadership are set to come to South African and the African continent. 30 Nov 2011 Read more >>

USB Executive Development (USB-ED), the public executive development company within the University of Stellenbosch Business School, will celebrate its 10th birthday in 2011. In light of this, USB-ED is offering 10 programme bursaries to promising individuals who are eager to develop as managers or leaders in their field. 8 Dec 2010 Read more >>

The online digital wave has had an especially profound effect on the local and international wine communities, with online marketing and communication having rapidly replaced more traditional methods over the past few years. Online wine-marketing activity is growing almost daily as an ever increasing amount of wineries turn to the web to sell and promote wine, as well as to proactively tap into the huge amount of blogs and social media activity on the web. 11 Feb 2010 Read more >>

Today Woolworths launched its Growth Academy, a trailblazing 12-18 month career development programme aimed at empowering unemployed previously disadvantaged graduates and tackling the significant shortage of skills that plagues the local retail industry. 3 Feb 2010 Read more >>

With true broadband finally reaching our shores, online marketers in South Africa are faced with new and seemingly unending digital possibilities. 17 Sep 2009 Read more >>

For a country with an international wine industry steeped in 350 years of history, South Africa cannot afford to underestimate the importance of access to people equipped with the skills, required to compete on the international stage as well as tapping into the opportunities of the local market. 21 Aug 2009 Read more >>

One of the top international qualifications in business management will soon be available locally to South African business leaders and executives for the first time. The qualification consists of the World Executive Education Alliance (WEEA) programme, which is presented in turn by leading business schools and universities on five different continents around the world. 17 Jul 2009 Read more >>

The introduction of the Internet and especially e-mail has made the world a much faster place with business bearing the brunt of an ever-increasing demand for a hurried response or reply. The result of this is that businesses are becoming increasingly overwhelmed by a flood of information and communication demands. 29 Apr 2009 Read more >>

Better and cheaper internet bandwidth will soon provide South African companies with a chance at new business opportunities and technology. The internet and online communication is considered to be an important driving force in the global economy. 25 Feb 2009 Read more >>

School leavers, aspiring entrepreneurs as well as professionals that want to sharpen and expand their business skills will have the opportunity countrywide to follow a comprehensive programme in entrepreneurship and business management early this year. 9 Jan 2009 Read more >>

The objective of successful negotiation is the maintenance of long-term relationships. Effective negotiation plays an important role in establishing and maintaining ongoing relationships in business, and yet very few people have the inherent ability to negotiate deals that are beneficial for both sides. 22 Sep 2008 Read more >>

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has been named the No 1 business school in South Africa by the Professional Management Review (PMR.africa). The USB achieved the highest overall score of 4.11 out of a possible 5 points in the annual national survey of MBA accredited schools. 13 Aug 2008 Read more >>

One of the most effective ways to evaluate good leadership is to observe how a horse reacts with a human being. Although leadership can be researched, evaluated and categorised, it is ultimately the reality of life which makes the individual an effective leader. Contact with horses can emulate this reality. 21 Jul 2008 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) will present a programme in supply chain management from 17 to 19 September 2008 in Bellville. USB-ED is a public company at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and all its programmes are internationally accredited. 14 Jul 2008 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), which has for a number of years presented management development programmes in Namibia, can equip those wishing to enter the ranks of management with the necessary knowledge and skills as they move into their new roles. 1 Jul 2008 Read more >>

A programme in strategic marketing metrics will be offered by USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) at the University of Stellenbosch Business School from 25 to 26 August 2008 in Bellville, Cape Town, and again in Gauteng from 22 to 23 September 2008. 27 Jun 2008 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) is offering the ideal opportunity for aspiring future business leaders to position themselves favourably in today's demanding business environment with its Management Development Programme (MDP) to be presented in Gaborone, Botswana. It consists of two study schools of which the first one will be taking place from 14 to 18 July 2008. 3 Jun 2008 Read more >>

USB-Executive Development (USB-ED), the public training company which forms part of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, recently achieved the exceptional honour of being selected as one of the world's top business training institutions. 2 Jun 2008 Read more >>

A unique programme for maximising marketing success and profitability will be offered by USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) at the University of Stellenbosch Business School from 9 to 11 June 2008. 16 May 2008 Read more >>

As more and more women take up management and leadership positions, there is an increasing need among them for empowerment and skills to make a success of their new roles and careers. To address this need, USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) will be presenting a workshop - Conscious Career Strategies for Women - in May this year. 17 Apr 2008 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) will again be presenting its Programme in Health Technology Assessment in association with Qualsa, a company that specialises in health-risk management. 10 Apr 2008 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) is for the first time presenting its Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) in Gauteng. It aims to equip senior managers with the necessary knowledge and skills to function effectively in a uniquely Southern African environment. There are three study schools with the first study school taking place from 2 to 6 June 2008 in Gauteng. 7 Apr 2008 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), in conjunction with Stellenbosch University's Centre for Chinese Studies, is launching a new, structured executive learning programme called “Passport to China”. This is in response to China's increasing global presence and rapid economic expansion that have created considerable business interest in the world's most populous nation. 25 Mar 2008 Read more >>

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) is bringing its countrywide and cross-border tour of its high-level talk series, Leader's Angle, to Gaborone in September – with a well-known South African chairman of companies and former South African ambassador to Belgium as speaker. 5 Sep 2007 Read more >>

The USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) is hosting several workshop sessions and a morning seminar with Prof John Gattorna, a leading international expert in the supply chain management field, during the week of 27 - 30 August in the Western Cape and Gauteng. 24 Aug 2007 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), the executive education arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), celebrated the official opening of its new offices in Gauteng at a cocktail function at the Westcliff Hotel. 25 Jul 2007 Read more >>

The Business Women's Academy, the first of its kind in the country concentrating on women in business, was launched by USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, in association with HERS-SA, on Tuesday, 22 May 2007. HERS-SA is a leading non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of women. 12 Jun 2007 Read more >>

September 11, 2001 was the day when the towers of success for American businesswoman and author Judith E. Glaser came crashing down. She was diagnosed with cancer. Despite consulting for global companies such as Merril Lynch, Siemens, Pfizer and Clairol Inc. this was the biggest challenge she ever faced. 30 Mar 2007 Read more >>

On Wednesday (14 February), USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), the executive education arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, announced that it has concluded a black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction with a prominent black company, WIPHOLD, and a businessman, Vincent Raseroka. The deal saw WIPHOLD and Raseroka acquiring a 26% interest in USB-ED, with Stellenbosch University remaining the majority shareholder. 19 Feb 2007 Read more >>

Louis Group has collaborated with the University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive development (USB-ED), to present the ever-popular Business Academy. This successful partnership will offer the benefits of both a University level accredited business programme and 92 years of street-wise business experience. 24 Jan 2007 Read more >>

USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), the public company based at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), rounded off its executive development training for the year in Africa by facilitating a workshop on team-building for the Pan-African Parliament. 22 Dec 2006 Read more >>