Henley’s Postgraduate Diploma: Is it Equivalent to Honours?

An MBA is your goal, but you aren’t sure whether Henley Business School Africa’s Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (PGDip) provides you with the required accredited qualification to enter the MBA? The answer YES. The PGDip is an HEQC level 8 qualification, the same as an honours degree, all you need to enter an MBA.…

resilience

Resilience is the most important skill for the 21st Century; executives need this as the pandemic ensures depression could reach epidemic stage.

Johannesburg: The world has changed at its most rapid pace since the industrial revolution and the Covid-pandemic has accelerated this socio-economic metamorphosis. Where 18 months ago the daily grind included trips to and from the office, reality has created home and workplace conflicts with entirely new mindsets demanded from people. Sans any change in resilience…

Henley Business School Africa’s first ever virtual MBA exchange is underway

HENLEY Business School Africa’s first ever virtual MBA exchange is underway. It’s the latest innovation by the business school which was the first on the continent to transition to fully virtual learning and teaching before South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020.   “The exchange programme is just one of the by-products of our incredible…

South Africa is at an inflection point – will our crisis response be fight, flight or freeze?

Daily Maverick, 20 July 2021 JON FOSTER-PEDLEY AS SOUTH Africa appeared to teeter on the brink of its much-prophesied descent into failed nation status in the third week of July, many people were starting to ask questions of themselves. Wall-to-wall coverage of civil unrest and widescale looting on top of a third wave of a…

Pandemic fatigue sets in. Snap poll on social media shows 75% of respondents agree.

Johannesburg: A snap poll across Henley Business School’s social media community hints that South Africans are becoming pandemic fatigued. As the country returned to an adjusted Level 4 lockdown this week, the dipstick may indicate a greater social and economic hangover that could last beyond Covid-19 says Henley Dean Jon Foster-Pedley.   “It’s been a…

Henley Africa’s ladder of learning bears fruit for executive education graduates

23rd June 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa. HENLEY Africa is set for another first – a mid-year graduation in July. There will be 19 virtual ceremonies held between 12 July and 27 July, with most of the 728 graduates coming from executive education programmes, ranging across Henley’s unique ladder of learning, but also including the open…

Pandemic fatigue, and how to combat it

It’s been a challenging year-and-some, what with the isolation of lockdowns, the inconvenience of masking, and the various Covid conventions that have made life inconvenient and stressful. It’s no wonder, then, that many of us are suffering from what psychologists are labelling “pandemic fatigue”. We just “don’t want to know about it” any more. A…