USB Alumni Masterclass by Dr Elisabeth Dostal, 1 Oct 2013

University of Stellenbosch Business School


Transform your organisation using a systemic approach

by Dr Elisabeth Dostal

Tuesday, 1 October 2013
USB, Bellville Park Campus, Bellville, Cape Town

Dr Elisabeth Dostal
Dr Elisabeth Dostal

If you have not yet booked for this Masterclass, presented by Dr Elisabeth Dostal, well-known futurist, management consultant and management educator, you can still attend for R800 only. However, you will no longer be able to complete the questionnaire about your company’s organisational issues and have this information included in the integrated case study which Dr Dostal will discuss.

During the Masterclass, Dr Dostal She will discuss transformative solutions to the biggest challenges faced in the workplace – be it private, public or non-profit organisations. These solutions are based on the Biomatrix systems approach and on relevant case studies.

What will this Masterclass bring you?

  • Solve problems using the Biomatrix systems approach: This is a systemic methodology for (dis)solving complex organisational and societal problems, which will be applied to case studies derived from the participants themselves.
  • Learn how to transform any system: Learn about the design and functioning of a systemic learning organisation wired for ongoing change. Also, find out how to transform any system – an organisation, supply chain or societal issue.
  • Learn from others: Reflect on your current reality against the presented ideal, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and learn from others’ experiences.

Who should attend?
Managers and executives who need to:

  • Transform their systems to deal with a rapidly changing environment
  • Face persistent challenges in terms of their function, organisation and stakeholders.

R 800

Book by Monday, 30 September 2013
Please book online before Monday, 30 September 2013. Once you have booked and paid, you will receive a link to complete your online survey. It will take approximately 30 minutes to do the reading and 2 hours to complete the questionnaire on your organisational issues. Only surveys completed by 30 September 2013 will be eligible for the integrated case study to be discussed during the Masterclass and for feedback from Dr Dostal.

When and where

Date: Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Venue: USB Campus, Carl Cronjé Drive, Bellville, Cape Town (map)
Time: 11:00 – 17:15 (including finger lunch)
Cost: R800
Booking: Book online and pay by Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Enquiries: Lizelle Kannemeyer at

About Elisabeth Dostal

Dr Elisabeth Dostal is a member of the Biomatrix Group, an interdisciplinary research organisation. She co-developed the Biomatrix systems theory and developed the Biomatrix Transformation Programmes. Find more information at and

Date: Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Venue: USB, Bellville Park Campus, Bellville, Cape Town
Times: 11:00
Cost: R R 800
Contact Person: Lizelle Kannemeyer
E-mail Address:
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