January 20, 2022

Thinking about a post-COVID19 higher education in South Africa

The pandemic has forced many higher educational institutions in South Africa, which are largely accredited to offer either full-contact or distance learning programmes, to pivot learning on online delivery platforms. As we look forward to 2022 and beyond, the big question in many corridors relates to the extent to which the sector should plan for a return to campus – whether fully, or in some hybrid format.

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January 10, 2022

Owning your financial well-being 

The pandemic has made the past two years extremely challenging. Making new year’s resolutions has become unpopular because everything is subject to change at a moment’s notice. However, having a list of hopes, dreams and goals is a way of giving a new period of time direction and creating moments to anticipate and look forward to.

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December 21, 2021

“X” is the new “e” – user experience in technology-enabled learning

The Second and Third Industrial Revolutions resulted in the rapid development of electronic products and the emergence of automation. With the Fourth Industrial Revolution came the advent of the internet, where computer technology was applied to every element of life, and the prefix “e” became a prevalent addition to many words.

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December 9, 2021

First ever student to obtain a DBA from Milpark Business School

My DBA journey started off as more of a challenge to myself than a particular objective I wished to reach. A challenge to see whether I could achieve a specific ambition I set for myself. A challenge to see whether I could make a meaningful contribution to my field. It has been a journey of self-discovery; one filled with twists and turns, and many lessons.

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December 7, 2021

Milpark student takes #1 spot in SA in SAICA’s first board exam

For Rune Maritz, it came as a surprise to find out she not only passed her recent SAICA ITC board exam – but also beat more than 2,000 students to claim her place as the country’s top student.

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December 1, 2021

Unwrapping the gift of saving

What comes to mind when you think of the festive season? A lot of people may say family, friends, food, gifts, holidays and lots of spending. The festive season has become the one period in the calendar year where people are allowed to make bad financial decisions all in the name of being festive. Instead of joining in on the festive season spending why don’t you work towards a festive saving?

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November 16, 2021

'From seeking jobs to creating opportunities'

What started as reports of pneumonia has since claimed many lives across the globe. Despite the growing body of knowledge and various vaccines, the toll is far from over – and not contained to only the loss of human lives.

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November 16, 2021

The influence of perspectives on motivation

Last year I enrolled in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on an international learning platform, but initially I had my reservations because the marketing material indicated that the pass mark was 80%. My thinking was that either this course had unattainably high standards, or, quite the opposite, and the certificate would lack credibility.

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November 11, 2021

Milpark Business School receives AMBA re-accreditation and confirms itself in the top 2% of Business Schools globally

Milpark Business School officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, demonstrating its continuing commitment to excellence in management education.

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