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Become a Project Manager With a Project Management Course Online

What is it that project managers do. Simply put: absolutely everything. Is that even possible? Absolutely, and the cherry on the cake is that you get to do everything with knowledge, skills, tools and techniques that allow you to skilfully balance the competing constraints of scope, time and cost so that you deliver a successful…

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The Sting of the Queen Bee is rooted in Toxic Masculinity

by MANCOSA academics Dr Claudine Hingston and Dr Aradhana Ramnund-Mansingh     In a culture that equates masculinity with physical power, some men and boys feel they are failing at “being a man”. Hence, they adopt “toxic masculinity” whereby they suppress emotions or mask distress; maintain an appearance of hardness; and resort to violence, domination…

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The transition of students into employable leaders of tomorrow

Education is a fundamental factor for development. It improves the quality of life by raising people’s productivity and creativity and promotes entrepreneurship and technological advances. Education plays a crucial role in securing economic and social progress and improving income distribution. However, traditional teaching models will no longer prepare students for jobs of tomorrow or to…

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Why are there so few women in senior academic positions in South Africa when there are more female graduates than men?

By Dr Claudine Hingston and Mrs Thandeka Dlamini  From statistics drawn from various sources, the percentage of women in academic senior/managerial positions in South African universities is significantly small as compared to men. The top academic echelon in most South African universities is dominated by men, despite there being more female graduates than males. What…

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Is Online Learning the Future of Higher Education in South Africa?

Authors: Dr Aradhana Ramnund-Mansingh, with Dianne Souls and Nikita Reddy Slow and steadily, global education prepared for a staged transition into online learning. The defined time frame was a decade in order to maximise efficiencies and tweak technology to suit the makeup of the digital natives. This 10-year preparation was suddenly fast-tracked in a space…

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Expert Tips: How to choose an MBA that is right for you

Authors: Bakhetsile Mangena, Uduak Johnson, Debapriyo Nag How can you determine if you are choosing a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) best-suited to your circumstances? Start by asking whether you need the degree to advance your career or if you just want an advanced degree for your personal satisfaction. Going for a degree more advanced…

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