Business schools: reevaluating education needs
Schools and clients have been forced to take an overdue look at education needs, says Chris van der Hoven
Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie has been named alumnus of the year by the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB). The school hopes the Covid-19 pandemic will have retreated sufficiently for him to receive the award later this year at a traditional gala event.
However it is presented, it will be one of the final functions for school director Piet Naudé, who will leave at the end of 2020 for a year’s sabbatical before his official retirement in December 2021. Pandemic permitting – again – he plans to spend most of next year in the German city of Munich, at the Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, and on a project with the European Foundation for Management Development, which runs the Equis international business school accreditation programme...