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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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NMMU Business School partners with Ray Mhlaba Skills Training Centre to empower youth with real-world business acumen 02 December 2016

The Eastern Province Child and Youth Care Centre (also known as EP Children’s Home) was founded in 1889 and is one of the oldest residential children’s home in South Africa. Ray Mhlaba Skills Training Centre is closely affiliated to EP Children’s Home and offers skills training to youth between the ages of 18-25 whom have completed matric and are determined to create a successful future.

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Unique collaboration at the Department of Human Settlements sets bar of excellence in Monitoring & Evaluation in the Public Sector 18 November 2016

An exciting new initiative involving the Department of Human Settlements, Office of the Premier and NMMU Business School has resulted in the development of a customised Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) training & development programme.

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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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