Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School Leaders for tomorrow


PUBLISHED BOOK: China’s Impact on the African Renaissance: The Baobab Grows. 03 August 2018

Nelson Mandela University’s Business School academics Prof Kobus Jonker and Dr Bryan Robinson joined the national debate on China in Africa with a recently published book entitled China’s Impact on the African Renaissance: The Baobab Grows.

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Staff couple graduating 08 May 2018

ICT Services’ Senior Systems Engineer: Information Security Ryno Boshoff and his wife Hildegarde, Faculty Administrator for Engineering, the Built Environment and IT, both graduated in Business Administration at the April graduation.

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Nelson Mandela University Business School welcomed to prestigious AMBA community 19 May 2017

Dr Randall Jonas, Nelson Mandela University Business School Director and President: Nelson Mandela University Alumni Association...

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Ocean’s economy building international linkages 02 May 2017

The World Ocean Council (WOC) held their annual summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands between 30 November - 2 December 2016. The theme “Ocean 2030: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Ocean Business Community” deliberately wanted to interpret the United Nations 2016-2030 SDGs into actionable targets for representatives from shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, ports, mining, finance, renewable offshore energy, tourism, marine technology and other key ocean stakeholders.

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One month in China 12 December 2016

The 2016 Port and Shipping Talent Advanced Training Programme started on the 5th of September at the Shanghai Maritime University’s (SMU) Shanghai Advanced Institute of International Shipping. Thirty trainees from seven countries, namely Sri Lanka, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Togo, Tanzania, South Africa and Kenya attended the one month professional training programme. The programme was sponsored by the China Merchants Charitable Foundation (CMCF), China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) and organised by the “China Merchants C Blue Training Programme” Charitable project. The Graduate School’s Ms Nomtha Hadi represented NMMU on the programme.

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DOING BUSINESS AROUND THE GLOBE: Internationalising the curriculum 12 December 2016

Internationalising a curriculum takes on many forms. At the Graduate School this occurs through the pedagogical approaches and curriculum content used by lecturers on all programmes (PDBA and MBA). According to the Higher Education Academy, these types of approaches “are key vehicles for improving teaching and learning for all students”.

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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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