Online teaching, once a threat to some business schools, has ‘come to their rescue’
Programmes dealing with the new dynamics brought about by Covid-19 seen as essential to organisations’ recovery
Covid-19 will create “profound change” in the way business is conducted in the future, says Letsai Mashishi, acting executive education director at Unisa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership (GSBL).
He says: “This pandemic is creating new dynamics and needs in fields like remote work, customer engagement and others that will play a critical role in organisational recovery and success.” Business schools, through their executive development programmes, need to anticipate this change. They must “adapt and evolve” to meet client needs.He says the GSBL has experienced few programme postponements or cancellations because of Covid-19. Like other schools, however, it is undergoing a mass migration from classroom to online teaching...