MILPARK NEWS

November 24, 2022

What skills make us future-fit?

What are future-fit skills and why are they important? Dr Cobus Oosthuizen, Dean of Milpark Business School, has been researching future-fit skills for more than five years. Cobus and Leigh-Ann Hayward, both seasoned experts on where L&D meets business, explore the way the corporate learning space is evolving. Milpark may not have all the answers, but we are paving the way for the future of L&D.

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November 22, 2022

MBA graduate tells of journey to executive position at Absa

Milpark graduate Portia Letlape remembers a time in her life after she’d finished matric, when she walked the streets of Rustenburg with a printed copy of her CV, looking for a job. Now, over 22 years later, she is in an executive position at Absa, as the Head of Product at Absa Home Loans.

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October 28, 2022

Rugby pro shares his MBA study insights

Philip van der Walt plays professional rugby for the Newcastle Falcons, a Premiership team based in the UK. For the past four years, he has been playing professional rugby while studying for an MBA with Milpark Business School. It’s not been easy to juggle it all, and he admits he might have dropped the ball a few times

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October 20, 2022

Developing socially responsible business leaders of the future

South Africa needs extraordinary business leaders to take us into the future. But more importantly, we need socially responsible leaders who want to improve lives and livelihoods – while they’re boosting the bottom line. Business schools need to do more to ignite the social conscience of our future leaders, says Nazmira Sayed.

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October 14, 2022

A health check reminder this Mental Health Month

In today's world, everyone is busy. So busy, in fact, that it can cause us to lose ourselves. We obsess over being better, faster, or stronger that we forget about our wellbeing. We stop taking care of ourselves and our bodies because we believe that we don’t have time for it.

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August 31, 2022

The value of social support during PhD studies

As part of the effort to nurture a research culture within Milpark Business School (MBS), the research department initiated a PhD support group for all Milpark staff members currently doing a doctorate degree at various institutions. The group currently consists of Milpark staff members from different departments, and it encourages collaboration and the fusion of ideas across different disciplines.

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July 19, 2022

Upskill: Diversity and inclusion matters

At Milpark, we are relentless about creating programmes that promote transformation and empowerment, while being both educational and inspirational.

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July 17, 2022

How the pandemic has pushed back the SDGs

Where are we post-COVID with the Sustainable Development Goals? Navigating a new way of life and work, by Dr Jane Usher.

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