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Execution and Revenue: How to Launch a Successful Business 07 November 2016

On the 5th of November we were proud to host the ‘Execution and Revenue: How to Launch a Successful Business’ workshop, with Gail Kerr. Ms Kerr led attendees through the steps of growing business ideas and concepts. These steps included: how to make no-go decisions, when and what to present if you need an investment. Gail also touched on creating a competitive advantage through reducing inventories and shortening emergency delivery times, translating into hard cash.

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Welcome Fulbright Specialist, Gail Kerr! 25 October 2016

The Business School warmly welcomes Ms Gail Kerr to our School. She is visiting us as a Fulbright specialist from the USA. She brings with her over 20 years of experience as she’s consulted with many early stage technology companies, developing their business in the very complicated healthcare, financial services and sustainable energy sectors.

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2018 MBA & PDBA 04 August 2016

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) Business School’s MBA and Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA) gives South Africa’s leaders of tomorrow the tools and skills to climb the corporate ladder to senior management.

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How important is ethics in business? 31 May 2016

On the 21st of April the NMMU Business School, in conjunction with BEN-Africa and KPMG, hosted an Ethics in Business Strategic Conversation. It was a lively, informative discussion between Business Ethics specialist and industry. Everyone agreed that ethics play a very important role in society and especially in business. As a School that endeavours to educate the leaders of tomorrow talks around ethics are extremely important. The first specialist, Prof Arnold Smit from Stellenbosch University Business School and the Head of Social Impact and an Associate Professor in Business in Society, focused his presentation on the human and organizational side of cheating. Dr Schalk Engelbrecht, currently working in KPMG’s Forensic Business Unit and responsible for KPMG’s Ethics Advisory Service Line in South Africa, discussed the “science of ethics” and the implications thereof for business.

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Educating the leaders of tomorrow 23 May 2016

Port Elizabeth – 21 May 2016 – On Saturday, 21 May 2016, the NMMU Business School hosted new and ‘up-and-coming’ entrepreneurs for an Entrepreneurship Workshop. Entrepreneurship, according to the Business Dictionary, is “the capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit. The most obvious example of entrepreneurship is the starting of new businesses”.

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New Staff Member Joins Business School 04 May 2016

The Business School would like to welcome a new member to our staff and School. Mr Dorrington Giyose has been appointed as a Senior Lecturer within the Graduate School with effect from 1 May 2016.

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A day filled with celebration: Graduation 2016 14 April 2016

It is Tuesday, the 12th of April 2016 and what started out as a cold and windy morning has suddenly turned into a sunny afternoon. Just in time for graduation. This year the Business School had a total of 102 graduates comprising of two BBA, three DBA, 57 MBA and 40 PDBA students. After all the hard work these students gathered to reap the rewards of their dedication and determination.

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SA business sector to benefit from pioneering NMMU/CIMA short courses 13 April 2016

As aspiring business leaders climb the corporate ladder in today’s globalised, rapidly-changing world, the skill sets they require stretch far beyond traditional number crunching, to being able to think strategically and make sustainable, future-orientated decisions.

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