COVID-19: the unintended consequences

USB Alumni Webinar with Prof André Roux and George Woods
Facilitated by USB Alumni Gauteng Chapter

Reimagining macroeconomic policy

The widespread economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are significant enough to change the way we do business forever. Moreover, the situation has presented some unexpected challenges that will in turn force us to rethink and reevaluate macroeconomic policies. Join Prof Andre Roux and George Woods for the Alumni Webinar facilitated by the Gauteng Chapter, as they reassess our situation during these uncertain times.

Date:               Thursday, 18 June 2020

Time:              10h00 – 11h30 (CAT)

RSVP:             Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Enquiries:        Lizelle Kannemeyer | [email protected]

About the speakers

André Roux was the Director of the Institute for Futures Research (IFR) at the University of Stellenbosch from 1996 to August 2015. André is now in the full-time employ of the US Business School, where he lectures on economics and is also the programme head for the School’s postgraduate programmes in Futures Studies. He is a regular guest on radio and television programmes. He has supervised 6 PhD theses and more than a 100 postgraduate students.Awarded prize for best lecturer US Business School (2016-2018).


George Woods

George is the Chief Executive Officer at the Order of St John, South Africa. He continues to lecture at Wits Business School and the University of Johannesburg with primary subjects in the IT Portfolio and Programme Management construction methodology and disciplined project management, macro-economic policy in emerging markets definition as well as leadership and strategy topics. He is currently completing his Doctorate with the aim to contribute to the field of knowledge management within the patterns of human thinking and the influences on society at large.

George Woods



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