Joint ESG research project between Henley Business School and Risk Insights: Announcement on the progress

Following COP26, companies, investors, civil society, regulators, and other stakeholders are looking for guidance from leading academic and industry experts in navigating the shift towards a sustainable economy at the time of stakeholder capitalism and the 4th industrial revolution.   Attuned and proactive conscious leadership is critical at a time of global uncertainty and large-scale geopolitical…

Its not the big things that kill us, its the little unpredictably predictable little things that create the catastrophes

JON FOSTER-PEDLEY WHEN WE STARTED this journey of fighting COVID-19, we were all uncertain. There wasn’t a playbook so we all did what we are wired to do as humans; we managed what we could see, touch – and rationalise – in between getting distracted, going down rabbit holes and sometimes becoming overwhelmed. In the…

From sages on the stage to peers in the sphere

Is it time to break the traditional barriers to learning and provide vital corporate education? By Jon Foster-Pedley, dean and director of Henley Business School Africa. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-foster-pedley-b83805/ As we pass the two-year anniversary of our first lockdown to battle the spread of Covid-19, the question now is whether education will stay online, go back to…

Henley Business School Partners with AdCademy to Build Pool of Nigerian Business Managers

African economies are not growing at the expected rate in spite of abundant natural resources.  A lot of factors are at play. But Henley Business School, Africa, in collaboration with Advertising Agencies of Nigeria’s (AAAN) initiative, AdCademy, is tackling this challenge from the platform of developing business managers who will strengthen their intellect and innovation…

Zondo reports: We have the facts, we have the names, we have the analysis – now we need executive action

JON FOSTER-PEDLEY THE SECOND instalment in the three-part Zondo Commission into State Capture report has been released /  https://www.statecapture.org.za/and as we digest the findings of this instalment and speculate on what the final one will contain when it is released at month end, the biggest question in the room is stark: Will any of it…

Henley Africa Sol Plaatje media scholarship applications open for 2022

9th February 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa. Henley Business School Africa is inviting journalists and media practitioners to apply for its annual Sol Plaatje Scholarship. Established in 2019, the award covers all tuition costs for either the one year Post-graduate Diploma (PG Dip) or the 30-month executive Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). The two inaugural Plaatje…

Henley Africa achieves Level 1 B-BBEE status

  15 December 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. HENLEY Business School Africa has become the first leading business school in South Africa to achieve Level 1 B-BBEE. Announcing the achievement, Henley Africa dean and director Jon Foster-Pedley https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-foster-pedley-b83805/ , said it was even more remarkable since the business school had achieved this in the space of…

Announcement of a research collaboration between Henley Business School and Risk Insights

    ANNOUNCEMENT OF A RESEARCH COLLABORATION BETWEEN HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL AND RISK INSIGHTS   Following COP26 https://ukcop26.org/, stakeholders  – companies, investors, civil society and regulators – are looking for guidance from leading academic and industry experts in navigating the shift towards a stakeholder-driven economy.  The aim is to achieve this through a revolution in…

Henley Africa declares Day of Remembrance to remember the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic

Press release: Henley Africa declares Day of Remembrance to remember the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic 15 December 2021. Johannesburg, South Africa.HENLEY Business School Africa has declared Friday 17 December 2021, the day after South Africa’s Day of Reconciliation, a Henley Africa Day of Remembrance to remember the victims of the COVID- 19 pandemic and…