Our Reports

Reports on USB’s social impact

This is where you will find reports and articles on USB’s social impact programme, written by faculty members, students, alumni and guest writers.

MBAs meet NPOs – What do they learn?

By Dr Armand Bam and Prof Arnold Smit

At USB, students follow a Business in Society Module as part of the MBA. This involves engagement with NPOs and their leaders, followed by a written report on what the students had learnt through this practice-based, service-learning project. We recently took at closer look at 201 of these reports to see what collective insights emerged from the data. Four overarching themes stood out.

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PRME SIP Report, 2018

This is the University of Stellenbosch Business School’s Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) Report on the implementation of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). In this report, we provide an account of how we make the link between our understanding of our identity, mission and values, our allegiance to the PRME, and what is transpiring in our academic work and institutional life in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Prof Arnold Smit
Head of Social Impact
Email: arnold.smit@usb.ac.za
Telephone: 021 918 4404

Esther Franszen
Programme and Project Coordinator
Email: hester.franszen@usb.ac.za
Telephone: 021 918 4483