GIBS and Multichoice partner to create GIBS programme for Digital Media Management

Posted on July 12, 2011

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and MultiChoice have announced the formation of the GIBS Programme for Digital Media Management, which will be funded by MultiChoice through an endowment to GIBS. The GIBS Programme for Digital Media Management aims to contribute to the pan-African regulatory environment by focusing on fostering knowledge about cutting edge technological and commercial advancements in digital media convergence and its impact on society and the public and private sectors. The programme aims to develop the general management and leadership skills and capabilities of regulatory officials and private sector role players in order to create a vibrant and competitive market for digital media services across the African continent. Said Linda Sing, director of the Centre for Business Analysis and Research (CBAR) at GIBS: “GIBS is pleased to be associated with MultiChoice, a leading provider of digital media offerings to the African market. “As a Ieading business school focused on providing excellent general management and leadership education and training both at operational and executive levels, I believe that the GIBS Programme for Digital Media Management will equip policymakers and regulators with the necessary skills and personal development required to create a lasting Legacy for the advancement of the pan-African regulatory environment.” Said Nolo Letele, executive chairman, MultiChoice South Africa Group: “MultiChoice is pleased to be part of this initiative and we would like to make a meaningful contribution to the communications sector in the markets in which we operate. We specifically wanted to expose both the industry and regulators to the latest developments in digital media and convergence, as well as global best practice in regulating this sector.”

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