18 – 22 November 2019

industry | insights | innovation | intellect | inspiration | inclusivity

Let’s think. Let’s connect. Let’s work.

industry | insights | innovation | intellect | inspiration | inclusivity

At Stellenbosch Business School we go to great lengths to ensure that our research is accurate, relevant, and accessible and based on sound business practices. That’s why, from 18 – 22 November, we celebrate our research through a number of engaging events and activities on our campus in collaboration with industry representatives visiting Stellenbosch Business School throughout the week.

Research Events

Step into the Lion’s Den

20 November 2019 | 14:00 – 18:00 | Stellenbosch Business School campus

Lion’s Den, was created in 2018 to connect the impressive network of entrepreneurs and organisations surrounding Stellenbosch Business School. Lion’s Den is where Stellenbosch Business School students and alumni get the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of investors. The pitching segment at the event provides incredible insight into the pitch structure and what investors look for. Prizes are valued between R15 000 – R100 000. If you are interested in entrepreneurship, this event is for you.


Let’s engage at Stellenbosch Business School’s Research Meets Industry

22 November 2019 | 10:30 – 14:00 | Stellenbosch Business School campus

Our annual Research Meets Industry (RMI) engagement is one of the most anticipated events on our calendar and a major highlight of the MBA. It is the ideal opportunity to build industry contacts and scout talent that can solve relevant business problems.

RMI puts our elite selection of top MBA students on the center stage, where they will present their USB-approved scientific research. Each presentation is organised according to a theme, with streams ranging from innovative new technological challenges and cutting-edge research in marketing to some of the latest insights from the Leadership domain. Look out for the exciting programme – coming soon.

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Stellenbosch Business School Leader’s Angle: Creating futures by solving unemployment

22 November 2019 | 07:30 – 10:00 | USB campus

Unemployment in South Africa is the worst it’s been since 2008. At this Leader’s Angle discussion our panel of thought leaders explore the possibilities for solving our country’s complex unemployment problem. Our distinguished speakers include South African trade unionist Tony Ehrenreich, and renowned entrepreneur Miles Khubeka.


“Nothing is as practical as a good theory” – Kurt Lewin, German-American psychologist

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