Webinar – Teaching students to seek passion and authenticity in a dynamic world

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MANCOSA private higher education institution is hosting virtual monthly soft skills sessions, start-up workshops and a range of speaker series to encourage and inspire students and graduates to take their career to the next level notwithstanding the impact of the Covid pandemic on the international economy.

Prominent leaders from various fields will provide students and graduates with practical tools and tips to successfully improve their employability and progress in their chosen career through a series of webinars.

Dr Nirmala Reddy, a Strategy Specialist: Enterprise and Supplier Development at Nedbank who has extensive experience in community development, focusing on alleviating poverty and job creation, is the next speaker.

Reddy’s presentation will be streamed on Tuesday 31 May 2022 at 13h00. In her virtual webinar, she will advise students on tips and tools to empower one to remain passionate and motivated in a dynamic work environment.

Lutfiya Adam, Director of Human Resources and Employability at MANCOSA, said: “MANCOSA’s Employability initiatives provide students with diverse opportunities to improve 21st century workplace skills.
“In an ever-changing environment, it is vital for students and graduates to embark on a lifelong learning journey and engage in activities that boost innovation, explore critical thinking, enhance collaboration and aid personal and career growth.
“I encourage MANCOSA students and graduates to attend the employability webinars and also look out for placement opportunities, internships and mentorship programmes,” said Adam.

Responding to what drives employability at MANCOSA, Martha Moyo, Regional Director at MANCOSA, said: “Employability at MANCOSA has been framed by looking at what transferrable skills the industry is looking for. The students benefit from master classes conducted by industry experts to hone their employability skills and make them more attractive to prospective employers.

“Whether it is the initial leap from formal education to a job for school leavers, to obtain a promotion or to switch employers, the employability initiatives at MANCOSA have been designed to cater for the different needs of the student base,” said Moyo.

MANCOSA opens the live virtual webinar to students and the public. However, if you are not a MANCOSA student, please enter ‘external’ in the student number field.

To register for this event, please click here.


MANCOSA, a leading provider of management programmes through supported distance learning in Southern Africa, is renowned for its MBA offering, which is ranked among the 10 of the best MBAs in Africa. A member of Honoris United Universities – the first Pan-African private higher education network focused on nurturing the next generation of African leaders and professionals. MANCOSA serves as an innovation hub for undergraduate and postgraduate management, offering 50 accredited programmes. A selection of Executive Education Short Learning Programmes is also offered to meet the requirements of professionals in both the private and public sectors. See:
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Honoris United Universities is the first and largest Pan-African private higher education network committed to educating the next generation of African leaders and professionals able to impact regionally in a globalised world. Collaborative intelligence, cultural agility and mobile mind-sets and skills are at the heart of Honoris’ vision of higher education. Honoris United Universities joins the expertise of its member institutions to develop world-class African Human capital that is competitive in today’s fast-paced, demanding and increasingly digitised labour and start-up markets.

Honoris United Universities gathers a community of 57,000 students on 70 campuses, learning centres and via on-line, in 10 countries and 32 cities. The network counts 14 institutions: multidisciplinary universities, specialised schools, technical and vocational institutes, contact, distance, and online institutions. Students have an opportunity to experience exclusive partnerships and exchange programs in more than 85 universities across Europe and the United States. Over 300 degrees are offered in Health Sciences, Engineering, IT, Business, Law, Architecture, Creative Arts and Design, Media, Political Science and Education.

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