Partnerships and Collaboration

The Communication Management Division collaborates on a regular basis with local and international partners in its research focus areas, as well as professional associations and key industry players to contribute to the development of the profession’s body of knowledge.


Edelman South Africa (previously Baird's Renaissance)

Francois Baird  (independent international businessman)


South African universities that specifically teach Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Business Communication, Strategic Communication and Communication Management

Regional and international Universities across Africa, Europe, South America, the Middle East, BRICKS-countries and the USA

Government Communication and Information Services (GCIS) and other government departments

Ask Africa – the leading research institution in Africa.

Infusion – a research hub and consultancy.


Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA)

International Business Communicators Association (IABC)

South African Communication Association (SACOMM)

International Public Relations Association (IPRA)

Global Alliance for Communication and Public Relations Associations (GA)

Academy of Management (AoM)

Southern Africa Institute for Management Scientists


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