Q&A: Simon Tankard, CEO of extended learning at UKZN
The world is changing and business education must follow, says Simon Tankard, CEO of extended learning at the University of KwaZulu-Natal
FM: How has Covid-19 affected demand for executive education?
Tankard: There have been many reports of budgets for training and education being reduced or cancelled for the year. However, those organisations looking to capitalise on their assets and gain a competitive advantage are investing in specific education requirements, assessed for their potential return on investment. Development of competencies aligned to the use of technology and digital expertise within organisations is a priority, as is project and supply chain management in the “new normal”...