The Macroeconomics Research Unit (MRU) in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance (SAEF) has teamed up with the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and eThekwini Municipality in a project where the Research Unit will produce the Durban Business Confidence Index (BCI) with initial funding from eThekwini Municipality overseen by DCCI. ‘This is
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Senior Resident Representative in South Africa, Dr Montfort Mlachila, recently presented a public lecture on Sub-Saharan Africa’s Regional Economic Outlook: Recovery Amid Elevated Uncertainty at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership. The lecture was hosted by the Macroeconomics Research Unit (MRU), a group of economists comprising academic staff and postgraduate
Equipping postgraduate students with the skills and knowledge crucial for the production of quality research was the aim of the recent College of Law and Management Studies STATA workshop. The five-day workshop – championed by the College’s Acting Dean of Research, Professor Harold Ngalawa – was attended by 60 master’s and doctoral candidates undertaking quantitative
Professor Theuns Pelser of UKZN’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) won the award for the best paper presented at the 12th International Business Conference in Mauritius. The conference, co-hosted by several South African business schools, aims to provide an international platform for the presentation, discussion and debate of different academic and professional approaches
The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance recently hosted its Research Day, a strategic initiative aimed at contributing towards increasing research output within the College of Law and Management Studies. The day saw 19 academics showcase quality research done in the School’s various disciplines and was attended by more than 40 academics. Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the College of
Issues such a global sustainability challenges and potential solutions were the focus of the discussion between prominent leaders from the business and government sectors and academia at the 4th Business Management Conference (BMC) which was hosted by the UKZN College of Law and Management Studies from 24 to 26 August at the Riverside Hotel, Durban.
School of Management, Information Technology and Governance (MIT&G) postgraduate students and staff attended the 11th American-African-European (AAE) Summer School and ARTEM International Conference at the ICN Business School in Nancy, France. Students who attended the conference – themed: Organisational Creativity and Sustainability – were selected based on blind review of abstracts followed by individual presentations to a
Prominent Social Entrepreneur Dr Wendy Luhabe has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Commerce by the University of KwaZulu-Natal for her valuable contribution to the empowerment of women in business. Addressing the College of Law and Management Studies Graduation ceremony, Luhabe – who has been awarded three honorary doctorates for her work with women and is the first woman Director on the
Legal luminary, Judge Thumba Pillay, has received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in recognition of the immense role he played in the advancement of social justice and human rights. Pillay dedicated his life to the struggle against apartheid and contributed to the development of a democratic South Africa. During his address
The Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Law and Management Studies, Professor Managay Reddi, congratulates the College’s 23 graduates – seven of whom are staff members – who received their doctoral degrees in this year’s Spring Graduation.