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Adapting to a new world

Tectonic shifts have forced leadership at institutions to transform in innovative ways by Ahmed Shaikh, Regent Business School The world is in a vortex of the Covid-19 pandemic storm causing major disruptions that have dramatically affected the lives of myriad people in almost every nook and corner of the globe. The global pandemic and associated…

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RBS produces prototype intubation box

As South Africa eases into Level 3 of the lockdown, we are excited to reveal that our iLeadLABs across the country will soon be working around-the-clock to produce intubation boxes. This innovation is part of Phase 2 of our comprehensive three-phase, not-for-profit PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) plan to bolster SA’s fight against COVID-19 by keeping…

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Accessing RBS sites are as easy as 1, 2, FREE!

We’ve got some great news to share! Mobile giant, MTN, has come on board to offer our students data-free access to www.regent.ac.za, www.regentonline.ac.za, and www.myregent.ac.za. This means if you are using a valid MTN sim card, you can now log on to these sites from anywhere in South Africa for free, without using any data!…

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Prototype face shields and masks: how REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL is assisting in the fight against COVID-19

Hundreds of reusable face masks and protective face shields that are being produced at REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL’s iLeadLABs using 3D printed parts will be donated to healthcare professionals in the public sector.  REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL, a member of Honoris United Universities, has heeded the SOS call from healthcare professionals fighting COVID-19 across South Africa for…

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REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL responds to call for PPEs

In response to the urgent call from those fighting COVID-19 on the frontlines, REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL has mobilised its nationwide innovation hubs or iLeadLABs to produce Personal Protective Equipment or PPE. “We have prototyped a series of face shields and splash protection masks using 3D printed parts,” explains Dr Ahmed Shaikh, Managing Director of REGENT…

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Message to the REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL community

Dear Members of the Regent Business School Community The Executive, Faculty, Staff and Students of REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL note with sincere regret and condemnation the recent human tragedy that has unfolded in the form of xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals and the ongoing national violence against women and children in South Africa.   Our deepest…

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Restoring the Integrity of Compliance Institutions is Key to SA’s Future Development says Standard Bank’s Chief Economist

Standard Bank’s Chief Economist, Mr Goolam Ballim, led a robust discussion on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s turnaround strategy for South Africa in Johannesburg at Crown Plaza Hotel, Rosebank, late last month. The evening’s Masterclass, which was hosted by REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL, a member of Honoris United Universities, included an interactive session with the audience that comprised…

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Honoris United Universities Announces Academic Council and Appoints New Independent Board Member

Academic Council will focus on providing Honoris students with access to 21st century workplace skills May 21, 2019 – Honoris United Universities (Honoris), the first private pan-African higher education network, has appointed a new independent Board Member and established the ‘Honoris Academic Council’ in an effort to boost the sharing of academic best practices and…

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Durban Professor Appointed Honorary Consul Seychelles

Professor Emeritus Mohseen Ebrahim of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics and Senior Professor at REGENT Business School, Durban has recently been appointed Honorary Consul of Seychelles by the Seychelles President, Mr Danny Faure. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, has officially endorsed this appointment of Prof Ebrahim. The Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation…

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Corporate Social Responsibility in South Africa: Post Budget Reflections

Ahmed Shaikh Ridwaan Asvat Nadeem Cassim Dhiru Soni Subsequent to deliberations at a pre-Budget Roundtable meeting held by REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL about a few weeks ago in Johannesburg, the authors, the moderator, Fatima Vawda and the panellists which included Professor Somadoda Fikeni, Dr Ralph Mathekga, Dr Emile du Plessis and Nadir Thokan had a debriefing…

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Scaling up the MBA for Relevance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The global economy is undergoing massive disruption. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has brought with it a world of ‘cyber-physical systems’ characterised by the merging of physical, digital, and biological realms in profound ways, and Artificial intelligence (AI) serves as the primary catalyst of this transformation. The digitally-enabled 4IR is already the fastest period of innovation…

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Government’s fiscal rescue plan under the spotlight at a Pre-Budget Roundtable

Picture L-R Marvin Kambuwa, Nadir Thokan, Somadoda Fikeni, Fatima Vawda, Ahmed Shaikh, Ralph Mathekga, Emile du Plessis, Dhiru Soni, Ridwaan Asvat Some of SA’s foremost analytical minds in politics and economics sparked robust debate at the REGENT BUSINESS SCHOOL* Pre-Budget Roundtable last night when they shared their insights, forecasts and perceptions on Finance Minister, Tito…

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