“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”

TSIBA’s relationship with the Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences in Bavaria, Germany near Munich continues to flourish and grow. TSIBA and Rosenheim have had a 4-week joint programme Bilateral Cultural exchange and 2 Summer School Workshops, hosted in Rosenheim; and this year the 2nd Bilateral is underway. In 2017, Maryam Haywood and Tarryn Julies we were given the opportunity …

When Passion Drives Purpose, the Result is SUCCESS!

Eighty-eight days after lockdown, TSIBA Business School students on the 22 June 2020, sat for their first online examinations! This remarkable achievement, in contrast to many institutions still struggling with data and learning devices, resulted from many robust discussions, endless ‘muting’ and ‘unmuting’ online meetings, navigating complex issues of data, learning devices and selecting appropriate epistemology. All this was underpinned …

TSIBA 2019 Annual Report

COVID19 Update and TSIBA 2019 Annual Report We are delighted to share with you a digital copy of our 2019 Annual Report   In addition to the delivery of the 2019 academic year, a number of strategic orientated projects were undertaken with the future of TSIBA in mind. Our “Road to Woodstock” project was completed when we secured our beautiful …

COVID-19: Education’s Moment of Enlightenment

Here is a question: You have two options presented to you right now; live or learn. Which do one do you choose? Hopefully, 100% of respondents will choose to live. Humans are generally hardwired that way. So, in essence, teaching and learning should be about enhancing the quality and sustainability of life. However, in many education circles across South Africa …

FROM THE CEO’S DESK

As of 01 May 2020, a day when workers traditionally celebrate their rights, I assume the role of CEO of TSIBA Business School. I take on this role with humility and honour and will strive to stay true to the organisation’s vision as well as elevate its value as a business school in South Africa’s hour of need. I wish …

TSIBA’s NEW DEANS

As Dr Kimmie steps in his new role as TSIBA CEO we officially want to CONGRATULATE both Jakubose Sibanda (Quantitative Programme Convenor) and John Durr (Entrepreneurship Anchor) as our new Acting Deans in the following roles: Mr Jakubose Sibanda – Acting Dean, AdministrativeMr John Durr – Acting Dean, Academic We wish you both well in your new respective roles.

COVID-19: TSIBA’s Response to the New Educational Reality

Disruptive innovation is the hallmark of the digital economy.  But we did not expect its acceleration to be forced upon us through an invisible, viral contagion such as the coronavirus COVID-19!   ‘The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.’ What has become a global pandemic,  …

LAUNCH OF THE TSIBA CHAIRPERSON’S FUND

TSIBA Board Chairperson, Professor Fatima Abrahams, has initiated an appeal for extraordinary support to TSIBA students during the current crisis. The intention of the Chairperson’s Fund is to assist the most financially needy of our students, and to those students whose continued studies at TSIBA is at risk as a consequence of the financial circumstances which they find themselves in …

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – DR RIEDWAAN KIMMIE

Following an extensive and thorough recruitment and selection process, it is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr Riedwaan (Rudi) Kimmie as the new Chief Executive Officer of TSIBA Business School, registered as TSIBA Education NPC. Dr Kimmie will assume the role from 1st May 2020 following a full hand-over from our current interim CEO Professor Kobus …

TSIBA CAMPUS TEMPORARY CLOSURE

Following President Ramaphosa’s announcement of measures to control the spread of the Corona virus in South Africa, TSIBA’s Executive Committee has decided to bring the TSIBA holiday break forward. This means that Campus will be closed to students with effect from the evening of Tuesday, March 17th.  At this stage, we have set Monday 6th April as the provisional date …

What happened at our Business Battle?

Business Battle at TSIBA According to Stats SA South Africa is faced with a 29% rate of unemployment- the majority who are graduates who are unsuccessful in finding a job. TSIBA Business School is one amongst other institutions that are striving towards finding solutions to this problem.TSIBA has developed models as part of a solution to the country’s unemployment which …

Is South Africa’s economic challenge moving the country into a debt trap?

South Africa’s economy is in a precarious state, judging from Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni’s 2019 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBS). The Finance Minister presented a dire view of the South Africa economy which is characterized by excessive government spending, the collective impact from load shedding, weak investments and slow growth in most sectors of the economy. The country’s …