British neuroscientist Professor Patricia Riddell on stress, resilience and emotional regulation

THERE’S a reason why we feel stressed, why we feel overwhelmed –and it is not just about the amount of work we have to do. Individual brains react in different ways to the same work environment and understanding this can help us cope better and indeed maybe even help to conquer stress altogether. I first…

De-jargoning education by dean Jon Foster-Pedley, Henley Africa on Business Brief

WE JUNK jargon, we kill clichés, we’re simple enough for clever people. Three simple concepts but ones that you’re going to be seeing a lot more of on billboards in and around Johannesburg soon. But they’re far more than that. Dejargoning education isn’t an advertising campaign, it’s a real statement of intent. I speak from…

MTF East Africa Academy Class of 2018 Graduation

Graduation Ceremony for MTF’s 1 st Batch of Academy Students! Along with Certificates of Completion, various students rewarded with exciting opportunities including placements & internships with the New York Film Academy College of Visual & Performing Arts (NYFA) in New York; an Indian Film Industry ‘Bollywood’ production internship with Nihilent Limited in India, a ‘Nollywood’…

Henley Business School receives the PMR.Africa platinum award for the best MBA business school in the country for second year running

5th August 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa JON FOSTER-PEDLEY TO SAY that we are overjoyed by Henley Business School’s back-to-back PMR platinum award for the best MBA business school in the country would be an understatement. We are ecstatic, because it underscores the importance of the journey we set out on in 2011 and affirms the milestones…

Henley Business School Africa Enterprise Risk Management Masterclass Accredited with 18 CPD point from the Institute of Directors

Henley Business School Africa is launching its first master class in enterprise risk management

SOUTH Africa needs businesses, great businesses, to help transform the economy to address our pressing socio-economic issues. To do this it needs great business leaders, but not all business leaders are managers or C-suite executives, in addition to these some of our most important business leaders are company directors. Directors play a critical role ensuring…

Motivational moment: Do you share the vision of a better world for all?

Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address covered every aspect of our society, including the increasingly precarious state of the environment, and it provided five specific targets for the next 10 years. President Cyril Ramaphosa has a dream for South Africa, almost Wakanda-esque in its scope, complete with bullet trains and a brand-new, purpose-built post-apartheid…

Henley Business School Africa FT Rankings 2018 Financial Times-01

HENLEY Business School has been ranked fourth in the UK and 20th in the world for its open and customised executive education

4th June 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. HENLEY Business School has been ranked fourth in the UK and 20th in the world for its open and customised executive education – moving up three places in the authoritative Financial Times rankings from last year. The FT survey is recognised as the most reliable global indicator of the…

SA’s recovery will be a trudging journey up the hill, of determination and grit

Cynics will decry Cyril Ramaphosa as an incrementalist more devoted to party than country. But like the heroes’ journeys of yore, South Africa’s return to its rightful place as Africa’s Rainbow Nation will be a trudging journey up the hill, of determination and grit, without any of the fanfare and instant gratification beloved of the…