South Africans don’t hit the target with own businesses
Posted on November 15, 2019
Entrepreneurship isn’t a solution for unemployment
Entrepreneurship is often used as a kind of magic word that is supposed to solve South Africa’s massive unemployment problem, but to make an entrepreneur out of an unemployed, requires will and motivation.
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Will renewables cut electricity prices in South Africa? It’s complex
Posted on November 13, 2019
The transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energies is a global pursuit. But it’s faster and more intensive in some countries than others. Take the case of South Africa.
Responsible Leadership in Rising Economies Conference in Slovenia
Posted on November 12, 2019
Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the University of Pretoria’s Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) and Dr Yolande Steenkamp, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the ALCRL, participated in the Academy of Management Specialised Conference with the theme “Responsible Leadership...
Anton and Huberte Rupert Bursary winner shares secrets to her success
Posted on November 08, 2019
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) student Sonya Lakhani has an enviable academic record, having obtained both her bachelor and honours degrees in Investment Management with distinction.
African regional workshop: The role of leadership in partnerships
Posted on November 07, 2019
During a workshop that was held on 1 and 2 November 2019, Prof Derick de Jongh, Director of the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL), participated in a high-level panel discussing the role of leadership in multi-sector partnerships.
UP's Prof Inglesi-Lotz elected 2019/20 co-chair of the SA Young Academy of Sciences
Posted on October 15, 2019
Professor Roula Inglesi-Lotz from the Department of Economics was elected as one of the two co-chairs of the South African Young Academy of Sciences (SAYAS) at the Academy’s annual general meeting, held on 9 October 2019.
ALCRL celebrates its first PhD graduates
Posted on September 25, 2019
Drs René de Klerk and Elmé Vivier graduated alongside 14 other PhD students at the UP Faculty Economic and Management Sciences spring graduation ceremony in September 2019.
UP rated in top four of SA universities in 2020 QS Graduate Employability Survey
Posted on September 19, 2019
UP has been ranked among the top four universities in South Africa in terms of graduate employability, according to the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Survey that was released on Thursday. UP also improved its global ranking significantly and is now ranked within the 251-300 band, compared to the...