UNISA SBL endorses Supply Chain Compendium

29 May 2019, Accra: UNISA’s Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) Africa’ largest postgraduate leadership development school recently endorsed The Executive Insights Series Compendium of Supply Chain Management Terms – a world-first all-inclusive reference guide focused on various aspects of supply chain management.Read more

Recognising the relevance of business schools in today’s disruption

The current business education discourse is fixated on questions around the value of the MBA and its true benefit to the world of businessRead more

SBL appoints Prof Tumo Kele

Tumo Kele is the Associate Professor – Management Services at the University of South Africa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL). Before joining SBL, Prof. Kele was the Director – Centre for Business Analysis and Research at the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) where he was tasked with management and fund raising for corporate research projects.Read more

Supply chain vulnerability: developments, trends and impacts

Supply chain design has assumed significant importance recently because of vulnerability of supply chains. In particular, complex supply chains are susceptible and hence vulnerable to various disruptions. Although some disruptions occur infrequently, it is imperative that their profile be examined.Read more

Bruce Whitfield talks thriving in chaos at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership alumni breakfast

Earlier this month, the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) hosted an alumni breakfast that called on South African businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators to harness uncertainty and chaos in order to find solutions to this country’s grave economic challenges.Read more

Can South Africa learn lessons from the mega mistakes of Eskom’s mega projects?

Professor Makgopa Tshehla of the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), who has significant expertise in project costing and project management of mega construction projects, considers aspects of the Kusile power station project that provided crucial warning signs from the beginning. Read more

Leading by Example

A born leader with a talent for guiding change and building administrative centres of excellence, the SBL is thrilled to have Dr Isaacs join the team. Dr Isaacs took the time to provide us with his insights into academia and leadership, as well as to share a little bit about what makes him tick.Read more

YALI AFRICA launch at Unisa marked by graduation of Africa’s young women leaders in energy sector

The Young African Leaders Initiative is a signature effort by the United States Government to invest in the next generation of African leaders as they catalyse change in their communities, countries, and continent.Read more

Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) launches KZN Military Veterans Education Programme

On Monday, 8 April the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) launched the KwaZulu-Natal chapter of its education programme for military veterans in Durban. Initiated by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Unisa was identified as a strategic partner for the programme which has been specifically developed for members and veterans of, amongst others, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), South African Police Service (SAPS), Metro Police and the South African Safety and Security Agency. The launch was held in partnership with the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.Read more