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MANCOSA academic has come far from the days of guarding cars

Nowadays, Elizabeth Kanani is a contented wife, mother to three children and loves her job as an academic at MANCOSA, a private higher education institution. She has come a long way since she worked as a car guard on Durban’s Victoria Embankment and plaited hair at salons to eke out a living. However, she is…

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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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MANCOSA academics speak on women empowerment at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Two academics from MANCOSA will join more than 60 women leaders from South Africa and other African countries in discussions to shape the conversation for women in business at the annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards and Conference. While the awards will recognise leaders who have played an active role in changing the role of…

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MANCOSA team clinches number one spot in virtual design thinking challenge

Team MANCOSA has won the first South African Virtual Design Thinking Challenge which prepares students to develop solutions for local challenges. The team of students, academics and staff from MANCOSA private higher education institution pitted their wits against 10 other teams from leading private and public higher education institutions, to respond to challenges around education,…

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MANCOSA students to tackle SA community challenge in global virtual design thinking challenge

A team of students, academics and staff from MANCOSA private higher education institution will participate in the first South African Virtual Design Thinking Challenge which prepares students to develop solutions for local challenges. From 11 to 14 September, young, bright South African minds will compete with teams from all over the world to virtually go…

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MANCOSA student among GradStar top employable candidates

In its quest to inspire higher education for employability, distance education institution MANCOSA has granted a MBA bursary to a Top 100 Finalist in the GradStar Awards which recognises the most employable students. Tanaka Gombera, 22, who is pursuing a post-graduate Diploma in Business Management at MANCOSA, and has gained a place among South Africa’s…

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Humility and spirituality helped librarian’s rise to academic director

During Women’s Month, we celebrate PROFESSOR KIVESHNIE NAIDOO who worked her way up the academic ladder at MANCOSA higher education institution and balances her feminine leadership values with a drive to succeed. Success knows no bounds for Professor Kiveshnie Naidoo, who worked her way up theacademic ladder from librarian to Academic Director at private higher…

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To curb GBV, boys must be taught to respect women

If boys are taught to respect women, they will think twice before hurting them when they grow into men, says Durban academic Dr Claudine Hingston. The lecturer in Management and Leadership and head of the Centre for Women Leadership at MANCOSA said boys must not be left out of the conversation about women’s rights and…

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Distance education – joyful educational advancement

By Professor Zaheer Hamid, Academic Director at MANCOSA private higher education institution Distance education popularly known as correspondence education in the 1980’s was commonly understood as an individual learning from home using printed study materials.  Perhaps a bland and uninspiring learning journey, however many a person pursued this form of education due to limited opportunity…

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Ma Gcina’s new batch of video stories carries message of compassion

The overwhelming response to the edutainment storytelling by Africa’s legendary narrator Gcina Mhlope will see five more stories to keep children entertained – this time with video accompanying the audio. With the first batch of stories, Mhlope kept children – and even adults – rivetted for 10 days with a daily five-minute online story. Private…

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Panel of experts will answer questions from small business owners

A panel of experts have been lined up to answer questions from small business owners who have been hit hard by the coronavirus lockdown. Private higher education institution MANCOSA which has a long legacy as a business school of repute, harnessed the support of subject matter specialists to provide free expert advice on a range…

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Care e-book to help youth cope with Covid-19 Lockdown

Honoris United Universities, whose subsidiaries in SA include higher education institution REGENT Business School and MANCOSA, has in conjunction with the Moroccan charity Sourire de Reda, which works to alleviate the silent pain of young people, published “My Care”, a guide to help the youth deal with confinement during the lockdown. The digital booklet aims…

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