Year: 2017

Community Engagement

Raising Cancer Awareness: 2017 MANCOSA Cancer High Tea

On Sunday, 15th October 2017, The Muslim Women’s Network in Port Elizabeth, hosted a successful cancer awareness function themed and titled, “Together We Can”. The non-profit organisation, which has been in existence for sixteen years, includes an element of education in all their programme discussions. They hosted a panel consisting of prominent doctors specialising in…

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2017 National Research Conference on Business, Management and Sustainable Development: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Fawzia Peer presents a Keynote Address at a National Research Conference jointly hosted by two of the leading private, business and management higher education institutions in Southern Africa – The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) and REGENT Business School, on 7th December 2017 in Durban, South Africa. Both institutions are now…

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4th annual Dr Chota Motala Memorial Lecture

MANCOSA hosted the 4th Annual Dr Chota Motala Memorial Lecture in Durban on 17 November 2017. The annual memorial lecture is held to commemorate the life and contributions of the late Dr Motala and to celebrate his courage and leadership as a political activist. The lecture also celebrates him as an intellectual and a caring…

Community Engagement

The Mancosa Literacy Project: Helping address South Africa’s shocking literacy levels

“Do you know that reading statistics show that only 14% of South Africans’ are readers of books?” This was the opening statement made by South Africa’s Honourable Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, in an interview conducted during National Book week in 2016. The Department of Basic Education launched the “read to lead” campaign in…

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MANCOSA Centre for Women Leadership hosts Leadership and Skills Development workshop for women with disabilities

On Friday 6thOctober 2017, the MANCOSA Centre for Women Leadership hosted and facilitated a Leadership and Skills Development Workshop for female members of the Impumelelo Disabled organisation at the Mancosa [GSB]. The workshop was attended by thirty – two women from the organisation. The workshop initiated with a welcome address by Dr Claudine Hingston from…

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Charting the way to a global alumni association for impact

Recent research reveals that the relationships between alumni and their alma mater are fast evolving. New expectations from alumni are being driven by the proliferation and expansion of platforms to engage them on a regular basis – regardless of geographical borders. However, the fundamental questions still remain: How do we continue to keep alumni returning…

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MANCOSA @ LeaderEx 2017 Africa’s largest gathering of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs.

On the 5 September 2017, MANCOSA’s senior executives attended the annual LeaderEx gathering which was held at the Sandton Convention Centre. The unique exhibition brings together Africa’s top executives, professionals and entrepreneurs to share knowledge, provide insights, offer advice, network and collaborate. MANCOSA’s exhibition at LeaderEx attracted significant attention from potential students as well as…

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MANCOSA celebrates Heritage Day at the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation 2017 Banquet Dinner

Integrity. Selfless leadership. Dedicated activism. Non-racialism. These were the values and principles of a former struggle veteran that were honoured at a recent event at the Lifestyle Image Centre in Johannesburg on 24 September 2017. The life and legacy of Ahmed Kathrada or ‘Uncle Kathy’ as he is fondly known by millions of South Africans,…

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A successful day on the green

MANCOSA hosted its 4th Annual Golf Day on 5 September 2017 at the Durban Country Club (DCC), which is amongst the Top 100 courses in the world. The immensely popular event attracted several of MANCOSA’s stakeholders, including the Cell C Sharks. A total of 17 teams participated on the day. As is tradition, the competition…

Community Engagement

MANCOSA sponsors Howick High School with soccer kits

Pictured above are a few students all dressed in their new kits and ready to take on the soccer field. As part of a Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiative, a team from MANCOSA visited Howich High School on the 21st August 2017, to deliver new kits for both the girls’ and  boys’ soccer teams. MANCOSA…

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