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Is it Africa’s time, or has the continent’s race been run?

There has been a lot of talk around Africa’s move towards free trade, which hopes to connect the continent to be a powerful force in the global economy. But will it be the catalyst many hope or another false start for Africa? By Rajneesh Narula and Jon Foster Pedley Is Africa still stretching on the…

Revealing research questions the impact of African business schools

Press release: Revealing research questions the impact of African business schools   15 June 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa. There is no limit to the areas in which African business schools can widen their footprint, believes Jonathan Foster-Pedley, dean and director: Henley Business School Africa and a board member of the Association of African Business Schools…

Henley Africa partners as research partner for 10th AABLA Awards

HENLEY Business School Africa has been chosen once again as the research partner for the All Africa Business Leaders Awards. This is a particularly special edition of the awards, because they weren’t held last year because of COVID-19 plus this year will be the 10th time they are presented. “We are overjoyed to be partnering…

Henley Africa launches DBA satellite office

6th April 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa. African MBA and master’s graduates will be able to enroll for their doctoral studies at Henley Business School’s African satellite office later this year. Henley Africa is currently pursuing its own accreditation through the Council on Higher Education, but in the interim Henley UK will open a satellite support…

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…

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…

Making remote work work

Henley Africa unlocks key to sustainable remote work

Press release: Henley Africa unlocks key to sustainable remote work 24th November 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. THE OLD normal is gone, the new normal is here – and part of that is working from home. But how do businesses successfully make the transition permanent? Is it even possible? Dr Andrew Brough has set out to…

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Martijn Slager joins Henley Africa as Head of Sales

24 February 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. MARTIJN Slager is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. A marketer and salesperson in a career that spans both FMCG and higher education across countries and two continents, he wants to sell the concept of lifelong learning. He practices what he preaches: he spent lockdown finishing his…

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Professor Petzer is the new head of research at Henley Business School Africa

DANIEL Petzer is the new head of research at Henley Business School Africa. He has been awarded a full professorship in this role, by the University of Reading, UK. The 49-year-old career academic joined the award-winning business school at the beginning of the January 2021, after a highly successful tenure at the University of Pretoria’s…