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Educators offered free training in teaching remotely

Many educators are challenged by a new reality of remote learning induced by the coronavirus lockdown, and to upskill them, teachers are being offered a chance to receive free training in teaching remotely with confidence. The dramatic shift from classroom to online learning since the closure of schools has seen many pupils being disadvantaged considerably,…

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MANCOSA provides protection for Covid’s frontline soldiers

With the coronavirus putting severe strain on health and nutrition, private higher education institution MANCOSA has distributed thousands of packs of personal protective equipment (PPE) to safeguard healthcare workers and food hampers for the poor. As the government battles the possibility of a runaway coronavirus outbreak, MANCOSA handed over 5000 PPE packs to hospitals and…

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Calling all children for storytime with Ma Gcina

Africa’s legendary story-teller Gcina Mhlope will keep children educationally entertained for 10 days during the COVID-19 lockdown with a daily five-minute online story. Private higher education MANCOSA’s School of Education has partnered with the Gcinamasiko Arts and Heritage Trust to get Mhlope, the world-renowned actress, playwright, storyteller and author, to keep children captivated with her…

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Africa’s greatest education developer award goes to Prof Karodia

29 February 2020 Africa’s leading educationist, Durban academic Professor Yusuf Karodia, says traditional approaches to higher education are becoming irrelevant in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Professor Karodia, the founder of distance learning institutions MANCOSA and REGENT Business School, was commenting at a glittering awards ceremony and banquet in Sandton, Johannesburg, after receiving…

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MANCOSA’s Prof Karodia voted Africa’s leading education developer

12 December 2019 Professor Yusuf Karodia the founder and principal of Southern Africa-based private distance education institution MANCOSA, has been voted Africa’s greatest visionary in the development of higher education. The African Leadership Magazine has unveiled the 8th Edition of the Annual African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2019. Each year, African Leadership Magazine…

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Honoris United Universities Announces Academic Council- Newest appointee Prof Zaheer Hamid

Monday 03 June 2019 – South African higher education specialist Professor Zaheer Hamid has been appointed to the Academic Council of Honoris United Universities, the first pan-African private higher education network covering several countries on the continent. The Academic Council is intended to boost the sharing of academic best practices in Africa and globally and…

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An MBA Benefits Development in the Workplace

Personal development and growth is a meaningful way in which to improve life skills and increase wealth.  Having specific goals like obtaining an MBA can go a long way in achieving this.  Research shows that having clearly defined and sufficiently challenging goals can lead to a better performance rate.  The benefits of goals lie in…

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Does Africa Need Management Skills

Finding qualified business managers. There is increasing optimism about what the future holds for Africa. Studies show the continent can expect rapid economic growth with its rich natural resources. However, there is a shortage of high-quality local managers to achieve this vision and aspirations of the AU. Finding good managers is the biggest challenge for…

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Four MBA tips that will save money and time

An MBA holds prestige in many sectors of business across the world. This has been largely due to the fact that it comes with a hefty price tag. With globalisation and changes in international business, more people are getting their MBA’s through different ways of funding. We asked Professor Zaheer Hamid, Director at MANCOSA Online…

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How is the MANCOSA MBA different?

Why should you choose an MBA? Our 7000 Master of Business Administration graduates who studied with us have taken on leadership roles across a range of industries. We prepare working professionals for climbing the corporate ladder and long-term career planning. Flexible time schedules, the latest online technology and a mobile-first learning design make an MBA…

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How difficult is an MBA?

The short answer is yes, yes it is. However, there is more to studying an MBA than just how difficult it is and how much work goes into it. Studying an MBA is a defining milestone for those looking to solidify what they have learned through previous tertiary education and on-the-job experience. It is a…

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Family support when doing an MBA

Family support for someone completing an MBA does not only mean giving the student time to study. It actually refers to a host of ways of support for the student as well as the student’s family: Think support for the partner who has to cope with small children. Support for ageing parents who depend on…

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