Aug 2016 - MANCOSA

Month: Aug 2016


South African Post Office Graduation, August 2016

The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) in collaboration with the Services Skills Education and Training Authority (Services SETA) provided training to 583 South African Post Office (SAPO) employees. The students were selected from across the country and were enrolled onto the Bachelor of Business Administration degree which commenced in January 2013.  The programme was…


Standard Bank’s Top Women Awards

Standard Bank’s Top Women Awards is an event that recognises those individuals who have stepped up and shaped women’s roles within the private and public sector. MANCOSA played an instrumental role in the event by sponsoring the Skills Development Award. The Skills Development Award encompasses recognising learnerships and skills programmes that support, for example, youth…

Community Engagement

MANCOSA’s Schools Entrepreneurship Competition

The Schools Entrepreneurship Competition has been around for 2 years. The platform was established to encourage innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit to unearth our future business leaders. This year, the finals took place on the 17th of August 2016 at the Mancosa [GSB]. The final contestants had to present their business plan to a panel…


MANCOSA’s Annual Women’s Day Event

The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) held its Annual Women’s Day event on Friday 19th August 2016 at the Mancosa [GSB]. The event was themed: “The Empowered African Woman” where African heritage was celebrated by staff dressing in different types of African attire. In acknowledgement of the theme, a number of emerging female entrepreneurs…


Nedbank Event (Youth Dynamix) Gallery

On the 15th of August 2016, Nedbank partnered with Mancosa to bring Timothy Maurice Webster to Mancosa’s Dr Chota Motala Auditorium. He conducted a presentation entitled “Inspired insights to make your brand happen”; where he explained how to use research and market insights to make one’s personal brand happen. It included fascinating insights from neuroscience…


MANCOSA Centre for Women Leadership Hosts Women Leadership Empowerment Workshop

On Friday 12th August 2016, the MANCOSA Centre for Women Leadership hosted and facilitated a Women Leadership Empowerment Workshop at the Mancosa [GSB]. The workshop was attended by women from three organisations – Uthando Restoration, Women with Purpose and I am Ruth SA.  The aim of the workshop was to provide leadership knowledge and skills…


A lecture on Leadership and Management

Leadership and Management was the focus of a lecture facilitated by MANCOSA’s Centre for Women Leadership at the Mancosa [GSB] on Thursday, 28th July 2016. The lecture entitled, “Leadership as a functional area of management,” was delivered by Prof Ankit Katrodia, a senior lecturer at MANCOSA.  According to Dr Claudine Hingston, Head of the Centre…


Research Symposium

ACADEMIC SUCCESS DEPENDS ON RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS -Philip Zimbardo Almost all of the knowledge, models, processes, and theories derive either directly or indirectly from research conducted by faculty at higher education institutions. At MANCOSA, research is viewed as a priority and value adding activity. In celebration of the remarkable research achievements made during the first…