One of the co-founders of the Cape Town Drought Response Learning Initiative Peter Willis is able to share more on how the resource can benefit leaders at all levels within cities.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Talk to us today about power and privilege within social justice organizations, are Ella Scheepers, a PhD candidate at the UCT GSB, and Shamillah Wilson, a coach, activist and social entrepreneur.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Kieno speaks to Dr Camille Meyer senior lecturer at the UCT GSB.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Remember the days when you shook hands enthusiastically with clients and colleagues just before sitting down together at the meeting table? Sharing pens to scribble down ideas during a brainstorming or team building session? These kinds of interactions are what kept businesses moving and made us feel alive.
Humans are sociable creatures, and how we interact and engage with each other is what defines our organisations and how successful they are. But social distancing has fundamentally changed the way we engage and interact with each other in our professional lives, just like it has in our personal lives. For organisations to survive and thrive in 2021 they need an appropriate people strategy. So what does this entail?
Lester speaks to Azvir Rampursad, Corporate Partnerships Manager at the UCT GSB is here to share some insights.
Kieno speaks to Aunnie Paton-Power lectures at the UCT GSB on Innovative Finance, Impact Investing and Technology for Impact.LISTEN TO PODCAST
This past weekend, the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship partnered with global non-profit, Build Up to host the Build Peace 2020 conference, which is an annual global gathering of activists, academics, artists, policy makers and technologists, to share and advance knowledge on emerging challenges to peace in the digital era.
This year’s conference focused on social justice and the coronavirus pandemic in the digital age as this plays out across three relevant sub-themes: identity polarisation, urban space and surveillance capitalism.
Fergus Turner, programme manager and advisor at the Bertha Centre, is here to tell us a bit more about it today.
Today we’re talking to Lee-Hendor Ruiters, who is a Bertha Scholar at the UCT GSB on the MPhil programme. He is also the Western Cape Regional Manager at the National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA), which is a programme of the Department of Trade Industry and Competition (DTIC) that is hosted at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).LISTEN TO PODCAST
October is mental health awareness month. Mental health concerns were on the rise before the COVID-19 pandemic, with depression being the leading cause of incapacity to work. Unfortunately, the financial burdens, pessimism, loss of loved ones, and demands of a brisk change in the way we live our lives to ensure our survival has placed immense burdens on all of us.
Today we’re talking to Dr Babar Dharani, a senior lecturer at the Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership at the UCT GSB. One of his areas of expertise is emotions and wellbeing at work
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost all industries. The future worker and workspace has evolved considerable and there may be no going back. Will remote working become the norm after COVID-19? What should companies be doing to prepare for the new normal? What are the key trends and skills that are going to be in high demand?
These and other questions will form the basis of a dynamic four-part series of interactive webinars on the Future of Work hosted by the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) in partnership with Accelerate Cape Town.
Here to talk to us about this today is Ryan Ravens, CEO of Accelerate Cape Town.
According to hospitality data analytics company, TREVPAR, the hospitality industry has lost hundreds of millions of Rands in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic over the last few months. Some reports say that around 438,000 jobs are threatened in the sector, with a 75 percent revenue drop forecast for 2020.
Jonathan Steyn, course convenor for the Business of Wine and Hospitality short courses at the UCT GSB will be part of a webinar in the upcoming weeks that looks to interrogate the effects of the pandemic on the industry. The webinar will attempt to shed some light on the state of tourism and hospitality in light of all that has happened.
Koketso joined by Jonathan Steyn Convenor Of The Business Of Wine Programme at Uct Graduate School Of Business.