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How to find the MBA study option that suits your lifestylehttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/How-to-find-the-MBA-study-option-that-suits-your-lifestyle.aspxHow to find the MBA study option that suits your lifestylestring;#Novemberstring;#2017<p>​At the University of Stellenbosch Business School, we know that it can be difficult to give an MBA the time and effort it deserves when you’re already juggling a career and a family back home. This is why we offer a number of MBA study options – so aspiring business leaders can reach their potential without having to sacrifice their other responsibilities.</p>
Leadership: It’s about making an impacthttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Leadership-It’s-about-making-an-impact.aspxLeadership: It’s about making an impactstring;#Novemberstring;#2017<p>​​While the world is becoming more connected and interdependent there are also spectacular failures of leadership both in business and politics. We therefore need leaders who can chart the way through this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.</p>
Career Opportunities with a MPhil in Management Coachinghttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Career-Opportunities-with-a-MPhil-in-Management-Coaching.aspxCareer Opportunities with a MPhil in Management Coachingstring;#Novemberstring;#2017<p>​​If you’re looking to give your career a boost, consider enrolling for the MPhil in Management Coaching programme at the University of Stellenbosch Business School.</p>
The 4 most common questions about MBA programmes resolvedhttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/The-4-most-common-questions-about-MBA-programmes-resolved.aspxThe 4 most common questions about MBA programmes resolvedstring;#Novemberstring;#2017<p>​In addition to the financial cost, a full-time programme will require you to take a step back from your professional life and devote yourself to the challenges of a demanding academic environment. Even a part-time programme may push students to their limits, as they need to divide their time between the requirements of their studies and their job.​</p>
The evolution of leadership: How to become a modern leaderhttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/The-evolution-of-leadership-How-to-become-a-modern-leader.aspxThe evolution of leadership: How to become a modern leaderstring;#Novemberstring;#2017<p>​Has the practice of leadership evolved over time? One could argue that leadership best practices have changed with each new academic breakthrough, but humans have been physiologically identical for <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170928142016.htm" target="_blank"><span style="color:#a90a36;">at least 300,000</span>​</a> years with the same fundamental brain chemistry, emotional needs and motivational triggers. ​</p>
Is the MBA still the most desired business degree in the world?http://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Is-the-MBA-still-the-most-desired-business-degree-in-the-world.aspxIs the MBA still the most desired business degree in the world?string;#Octoberstring;#2017<p>​The answer seems to be yes and no. It all depends on where you are heading with your career.</p>
The intrinsic link between responsible leadership and organisational performancehttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/The-intrinsic-link-between-responsible-leadership-and-organisational-performance.aspxThe intrinsic link between responsible leadership and organisational performancestring;#Octoberstring;#2017<p>​From an environmental, political and social standpoint, the global need for responsible leadership has never been as great as it is today. This is also true for the world of business, where poor and unethical leadership has a very real impact on the rest of the world. No business exists in a vacuum; just ask the tens of millions of people who lost their jobs in the 2008 financial crisis, who were gravely impacted by the high-risk speculative investments of a few Wall Street professionals.</p>
Is an MBA the golden ticket to be a successful leader?http://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Is-an-MBA-the-golden-ticket-to-be-a-successful-leader.aspxIs an MBA the golden ticket to be a successful leader?string;#Octoberstring;#2017<div>When you think of a great leader, who comes to mind? Perhaps it’s a political figure, like Nelson Mandela or Winston Churchill; or maybe it’s someone from the business realm, like Steve Jobs or Henry Ford. While every great leader is unique, and in many ways a product of their historical context, they all share one vital characteristic: they inspire people. This is the essence of effective leadership, regardless of whether you’re commanding legions on the battlefield or managing a team in a tech start-up.</div>
Specialist and generalist MBAs: Which one is best for you?http://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Specialist-and-generalist-MBAs-Which-one-is-best-for-you.aspxSpecialist and generalist MBAs: Which one is best for you?string;#Octoberstring;#2017<p>​First, there was the MBA, established by Harvard Business School in 1908. Interestingly, South Africa offered an MBA before Europe did. The University of Pretoria awarded its first MBAs in 1951 while INSEAD in France only awarded its first MBAs in 1960.</p>