On Tuesday, we held the next in our series of dialogues in partnership with the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) which looks at ways to transform and reignite the tourism industry.
On Wednesday, Mills Soko was in conversation with Vice-Chancellor Zeblon Vilakazi, which gave wonderful insight into our VC’s world, ideas and vision for the university.
In our last WWW, we mentioned that Bheki Moyo had been invited to present his findings for a report commissioned by the Vodafone Foundation, Barriers to African Civil Society
Global higher and business education analyst, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), has published its rankings of the world’s best MBA programmes, which includes two from South Africa.
He leads with respect, dignity, and passion for excellent IT support and service delivery on the Parktown Management Campus.
This Tourism Dialogue widely recognised that the tourism sector has a critical role in driving economic growth and addressing South Africa’s socio-economic inequalities.
South Africa’s tourism industry is in crisis. Figures from 2020 show that the volume of tourists decreased by 72.6%, and some 300 000 jobs have been lost since hard lockdown last year.
WBS Hosted our Leadership Dialogues in which Mills Soko, Professor of International Business and Strategy, was in conversation with Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank.
Innovation is mainstreamed in advanced economies such as South Korea, which founded its Center for Economic Catch-up to develop next-level strategies for the country.
WBS Professor, Kalu Ojah, and Dr Euphemia Godspower-Akpomiemie have co-authored an insightful article on banking effectiveness in developing countries in the Journal of Banking & Finance
5th Colloquium: Enterprise Value Creation
Start Date: Thursday, 13 May, 2021
Time: 07:00 - 11:00 UTC
Venue: Online Conference
Cost: No cost
The GGA holds colloquia to share and engage with matters of governance and business science. The 5th colloquium will see an unprecedented group of international experts present on the topic: Enterprise Value Creation
Professor Mervyn King will open proceedings and will be followed by the following presentations:
- Helen Brand, ACCA Chief Executive Officer
The Value Reporting Foundation
- Jonathan Labrey, IIRC Chief Strategy Officer
The importance of sustainability in enterprise value creation
- Kevin Dancey, IFAC Chief Executive Officer
International Sustainability Standards Board
- Paul Druckman, Chairperson World Benchmarking Alliance
Conceptual Framework for International Sustainability Reports
Thereafter, the speakers will be available to answer your questions.
Professor Mervyn King also invites you to a special pre-colloquium event: The Risks and Rewards of Sustainability Reporting
|Date:||22 April 2021|
|Proceedings:||07:00 - 09:30 UTC|
Prof King will be chatting with the following global experts:
- Steven Waygood
Aviva Investors Chief Responsible Investment Officer
- Peadar Duffy
SOLUXR Founder Director and creator Quantum Risk
- Joyce Nkini-Iwisi
Control Risks Director Forensic Investigations
- André Vos
Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc Director
Thereafter, the panel will be available to answer your questions.