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  • Philasande Sokhela from Johannesburg Business School on Digital Marketing and AI

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Digital Marketing Teams: Are Humans Becoming Obsolete?

Jan 20, 2023|

By: Philasande Sokhela, a Faculty Member at the Johannesburg Business School Businesses are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to stay competitive in the ever-changing digital landscape as the world becomes more digitised. Digital marketing is one area where AI has a significant impact. However, as AI assumes more responsibilities in [...]

International Conference of Accounting and Business (iCAB) 2023

Jan 18, 2023|

International Conference of Accounting and Business (iCAB) 2023 The Johannesburg Business School (JBS) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the upcoming International Conference of Accounting and Business (iCAB) 2023. iCAB 2023 is hosted by the University of Johannesburg (the UJ School of Accounting and [...]

  • Prof Bonang Mohale - 100 Most Reputable Africans - Johannesburg Business School

Johannesburg Business School’s Bonang Mohale Included in 100 Most Reputable Africans

Jan 9, 2023|

Congratulations to Bonang Mohale, a Professor of Practice at Johannesburg Business School, on being recognised by Reputation Poll International as one of the 100 Most Reputable Africans for 2023. This list, featuring individuals from diverse sectors, including governance, human rights, education, entertainment, and business, is a testament to the [...]

JBS Introduces A New MBA Pathway in Digital Healthcare Management

Nov 9, 2022|

The Johannesburg Business School, a faculty of the University of Johannesburg, is introducing a new MBA learning pathway in Digital Healthcare Management. The new Digital Healthcare Management learning pathway into our Master of Business Administration (with a Digital Transformation Lens) is designed to equip students from a healthcare background with [...]

  • JBS MBA Class of 2020

JBS Graduates First MBA Cohort – Our 2020 MBA Cohort’s Experiences

May 21, 2022|

The Johannesburg Business School (JBS), a Faculty of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), will be celebrating the graduation of the first cohort for its Master of Business Administration (MBA). The 67 MBA graduands consist of specialists, entrepreneurs and managers from different industries and professional backgrounds. Launched in 2020, the initial [...]

Digital Transformation, The African Way

May 19, 2022|

Author: Prof Randall Carolissen, Dean: Johannesburg Business School (JBS), a Faculty of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) The African continent is at a crossroads. Globally, technology has become pervasive and is being used to make exponential leaps across all aspects of life. Yet, Africa continues to lag when it comes [...]

  • Philasande Sokhela, Faculty Member at the Johannesburg Business School

The Transition To A Contact-Less Economy

May 17, 2022|

Author: Philasande Sokhela, Faculty Member – Johannesburg Business School, a Faculty of the University of Johannesburg The 2019 Future of Payments in South Africa report by Deloitte and MasterCard stated that “although 80% of South Africans have a bank account, most consumer transactions are still cash-based” and that a “relatively [...]

  • Introduction to Digital Transformation

A Quick Introduction to Digital Transformation

Jan 31, 2022|

This article was written by Ofentse Olunloyo, Head of Marketing at the Johannesburg Business School, a Faculty of the University of Johannesburg - with the support of an artificial intelligence (AI) content writing tool. The phrase “digital transformation” gets thrown around a lot these days, but what does it mean? [...]

Digital Disruption: Threat or Opportunity?

Jan 21, 2022|

The business landscape is changing, and businesses have to be prepared. New technologies and business models are disrupting every industry, from retail to transportation. And even in industries that seem safe and steady, companies still won’t catch a break. Digital disruption has become the order of the day, and it [...]

JBS, The First Official MIT Micromasters® Pathway Institution In South Africa

Dec 2, 2021|

Johannesburg, South Africa – Today, the Johannesburg Business School (a division of the University of Johannesburg) announced a new pathway into its Master of Business Administration Programme (with a Digital Transformation lens), in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The announcement makes the Johannesburg Business School (JBS) the first [...]

  • Your MBA – stepping stone, or set in stone?

Your MBA – stepping stone, or set in stone?

Nov 28, 2021|

By Wayne Moodaley, Senior Lecturer: Johannesburg Business School (JBS), University of Johannesburg (UJ) This article first appeared on Financial Mail, published 18 November 2021. One of the enduring problems facing SA is high unemployment, which is often blamed for some of the social ills in our society. Linked to this is [...]

Chaos theory: Business leaders need to rewire their brains to be future fit for a digital economy

May 20, 2021|

By: Dr Randall Carolissen, Dean: Johannesburg Business School (JBS), University of Johannesburg (UJ) This article first appeared in Daily Maverick, published 17 May 2021. Business leaders today operate in an increasingly complex, volatile and unpredictable global ecosystem. Seemingly random events become the norm, and counterintuitive phenomena challenge the logical mind. [...]

Johannesburg Business School (JBS) Launches a New-Styled MBA

Jan 27, 2020|

The newly established Johannesburg Business School (JBS), at the University of Johannesburg, launched its inaugural MBA this week. With a subtle departure from conventional General Management studies, the JBS MBA focuses on growing and scaling businesses in the South African and African context. It has a strong practical orientation, with [...]

SMEs key to driving sustainable growth and development in Africa

Dec 7, 2019|

Statistics supporting the narrative around Africa’s demographic dividend are well known and often recited. The continent’s population is set to double by 2050 to 2.4 billion. Its under-18 population, already nearing 60% of Africa’s total, could increase by two thirds to reach almost 1 billion by that date. Considering that [...]