Learning to Earning: Making Education Relevant

A researcher at the University of the Free State, Ms Patience Mukwambo, wrote in a Fin24 article how higher education must do more than help graduates get jobs.  Her thoughts were not only insightful and relevant but also raised questions about the broader role that education should play in society.  So, what is ‘relevant education’?  This is a baffling question …

12th Annual NU Programme

TSIBA Business School and Northeastern University (USA) students have successfully partnered up for 12 consecutive years to host the NU Programme in South Africa. The programmes’ objective is to integrate cultural learning and experiences as well as give free business consultation to small businesses around Cape Town. Through this programme, 4 entrepreneurs were awarded R 20 000 each as part …

Ignition Academy: Congratulates Class Of 2018

The Ignition Academy celebrated their first certificate of completion ceremony at the Sci-Bono Venue in Newtown on the 28th August 2019. The event was a celebration for the inaugural learnership programme in Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Administration Services (SAQA 61595) NQF 4 that launched in 2018 in partnership with JP Morgan and Chase (JPMC). Congratulations! If your company …

Time for change

For many people change is difficult. In the world of academia, in particular, the wheels of change turn at a very slow speed. This, however, has never applied to TSIBA Business School, where from day one they have been aware of the importance of meeting the needs of today’s business world. Forward to July 2019 and interim CEO, renowned academic, …

Ethical Leadership – It’s up to us!

South Africa is in dire need of young business leaders with a strong moral and ethical foundation. It is no secret that corruption is a major crisis in our country. A lot has been said and written about corrupt politicians and state capture but not many discuss the implication of corruption in our private sector. CEO’s, directors, managers and staff …

Starting a business with a buddy

The friendships you form during your student years will be unlike any other time in your life. Most of these friends will stay your friends throughout your life, even if you lose immediate contact, there will always be that special connection. During your studies, you will share a lot. From study notes, adventures to epic all-nighters. But what about sharing …

Your not-so-distant future of work

You might be so deep into your studies that the last thing on your mind is the kind of workplace that will await you when you finally step into it. What might be  “out of sight and out of mind” for you at this moment will soon be a very real experience. The good news is that there are a …