IBC 2017 – MENTORING AND DEVELOPING YOUNG RESEARCHERS IN AFRICA
The 11th International Business Conference (IBC) was hosted from 24 to 27 September 2017 at the White Sands Hotel and Resort in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...read more
Credibility and Confidence in Economic Policy key factors in Fiscal Response to recent Credit Rating Agency decisions
The decision by President Jacob Zuma to instruct the Presidential Fiscal Committee to actively tackle four key areas of fiscal policy to shape the 2018 Budget...read more
2017 MEDIUM TERM BUDGET POLICY STATEMENT (MTBPS) MORE OF A HOLDING OPERATION THAN A BOLD PLAN TO TURN THE ECONOMY AROUND
Given the economic and political headwinds presently facing SA, the fact that the 2017 MTBPS uses as its conceptual framework the National Development Plan (NDP) and its long term vision for 2030 is welcome, but its socio-economic goals remain elusive...Read more
WHATEVER THE POLITICAL DYNAMICS OF SUCH DECISIONS, FREQUENT CABINET RESHUFFLES COME AT A HIGH COST TO THE ECONOMY
Whatever the political dynamics behind the decision, from an economic point of view the news of yet another Cabinet reshuffle again emphasizes the extent to which constant changes at the top of government and the public sector contribute to policy uncertainty...Read More
NMAT by GMAC exam launches in South Africa
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) recently opened registrations for the NMAT by GMAC exam. This assessment allows candidates to apply to six leading South African business schools with one test score and gives South African graduate management programmes greater and more informed access to domestic talent...Read More
ABSA nuwe borg van goue medalje aan beste MBA-presteerder, Pieter Smit
Die NWU Besigheidskool se toppresteerder, Pieter Smit, het behoorlik uitgeblink tydens die MBA-toekenningsgeleentheid en het die goue medalje van ABSA ontvang (wat vanjaar ŉ eerste is)...Lees Meer
Mafikeng site attends the largest Business School Alumni Expo in Africa
The School of Business and Governance’ Mafikeng site of delivery, has been invited to attend the Africa MBA Indaba on the 14-15th July at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. It was an exciting experience as we had the opportunity to rub shoulders with senior, middle and fundamental level managers from different spectrums. A group of more than 30 exhibitors were available, including private entities like bank retailers and other Business School across provinces. The outcome was very positive as many prospectives where excited to meet all of us at the same venue and being able to get more information on our programmes and also have physical interactions. Having aligned our Business Schools across all the 3 sites of delivery, we can expect increased numbers in both the PGDip and MBA programmes.
The Africa MBA Indaba achieved to bring together alumni from prestigious business schools that were making a huge impact across Africa.
Economy of the North West under the magnifying glass
On Thursday 25 May, the newly established North West Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a business breakfast during which the current state of the economy in the North West was discussed...Read More
Prof Raymond takes it again!
Prof Raymond Parsons from the NWU’s School of Business and Governance took top honours as the individual who was quoted the most in 2016 for the second consecutive year...Read More
Prof Ravinder Rena shares his experiences of India and Indonesia
Prof Ravinder Rena from the School of Business and Governance visited different universities and colleges that specialise in the areas of commerce/ finance/economics/management from December 2016 to January 2017...Read More