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Building a strong personal brand in the digital age: Insights and strategies
The world we live in has become a hyper-connected world, a strong personal brand is not just a nice-to-have; it’s an essential tool for professional growth and success. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the way we present ourselves online can significantly impact our career opportunities, networking potential, and overall professional credibility. Marketing manager, Prabashni Reddy from Regent Business School, unpacks the power of personal branding. 18 Dec 2023 Read more

Celebrating 25 years of RBS - A legacy of excellence in higher education
This month Regent Business School reached a remarkable milestone - celebrating its 25th anniversary. This momentous occasion is a testament to the institution's unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation in higher education, particularly in the domains of distance learning and private education. As we celebrate this landmark, it is an opportunity to reflect on Regent Business School's journey and the enduring success it has achieved. 2 Nov 2023 Read more

Empowering tomorrow's workforce: Thriving in the talent battleground
A globalised and knowledge-based economy means businesses and industries are heavily reliant on skilled employees to drive innovation, productivity and overall business success. As the demand for specialised skills and expertise increases, organisations find themselves competing fiercely to secure the best talent available. Vikesh Rampadarath from Regent Business School unpacks how businesses can future-proof their HR talent practices. 10 Oct 2023 Read more

Navigating the future of South African healthcare: A reflection on the NHI Fund and Bill
In an era of constant transformation within the healthcare sector, it is crucial to pause and reflect on the profound changes shaping the future of healthcare in South Africa. Recently, Dr Nivisha Parag from Regent Business School had the privilege of hosting an engaging webinar session with two distinguished sector experts: Dr Rajesh Patel, head of health system strengthening, and Mr. Charlton Murove, head of the specialised research unit, both from the Board of Healthcare Funders. The discussion centred on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Fund and Bill, two pillars that will undoubtedly influence the direction of healthcare in our nation. 21 Sep 2023 Read more

Empowering tomorrow's workforce: Training and development solutions
In today's globalised and knowledge-based economy, businesses and industries are heavily reliant on skilled employees to drive innovation, productivity, and overall success. As the demand for specialised skills and expertise increases, organisations find themselves competing fiercely to secure the best talent available. 8 Sep 2023 Read more

A unity of paradox - the healing powers of artificial intelligence in traditional medicine
South Africa boasts a rich diversity of cultural and ethnic groups, each with their own unique traditional healing systems. These systems are deeply rooted in indigenous knowledge, spirituality, and the interconnectedness of individuals with their environment. Practices such as herbal remedies, ancestral healing, and spiritual rituals are deeply ingrained in the country's cultural fabric, with an estimated 65 to 80% of South Africans consulting traditional healers initially when ill. 4 Sep 2023 Read more

Regent Business School launches free online skills development programme for Grade 11 to 12 learners
Fostering economic growth, social stability, and the overall well being of a society relies on essential elements such as youth development and job creation. Regent Business School is proud to announce the launch of its innovative Level-Up Initiative, a free online skills development platform aimed at addressing the current and future skills needs in Southern Africa. This transformative domain is meticulously designed to empower Grade 11 and Grade 12 learners, equipping them with the knowledge and tools necessary to excel in their educational journeys and future careers. 17 Aug 2023 Read more

Breaking Barriers: Women in leadership and the empowerment of employability in South Africa
As we celebrate Women's Month in South Africa, it is essential to reflect on the incredible women who have been trailblazers in breaking barriers and attaining leadership positions across various industries. Women have defied societal norms, shattered glass ceilings, and proven time and again that they are a force to be reckoned with. However, despite these achievements, there is still much work to be done, especially in furthering women's employability and leadership opportunities. This is where business education plays a pivotal role. 4 Aug 2023 Read more

Unleashing transformational corporate leadership in South Africa
At Regent Business School, our mission is to enrich learning experiences and provide valuable educational opportunities that enhance our students' journey with us. As part of our ongoing commitment to improvement, we seek to continuously engage with our students, enhance our offerings and introduce fresh ideas and subjects for discussion. With this commitment in mind, Naseem Kathrada from Regent Business School hosted a discussion with Sung Yoon, the former CEO and president of Samsung Africa, and best-selling author of The Samsung Man's Path to Success. The discussion inspired Kathrada to explore the realm of transformational corporate leadership in South Africa. With insights drawn from Yoon's extensive corporate leadership experience, this text sheds light on the motivations, challenges, and strategies that drive successful leaders and examines the key takeaways from the webinar, reflecting on their potential impact on South Africa's corporate landscape. 21 Jul 2023 Read more

Leading the healthcare revolution ethically
As healthcare becomes more complex and technology advances, it is crucial that leaders in the industry lead ethically to ensure the best possible outcomes for both patients and providers. This means approaching decisions with a focus on transparency, honesty, and fairness. It also involves considering the impact of decisions on all stakeholders involved, from patients to staff to shareholders. Leaders must uphold strong ethical values and hold themselves accountable for their actions and the actions of their teams. 20 Jun 2023 Read more

RedHub business pitch powered by Regent
On 3 May 2023, Regent Business School's (RBS) Regent Enterprise Development Hub (redHub) hosted the third annual Business Plan Pitch Competition for aspiring entrepreneurs enrolled in the Higher Certificate Entrepreneurship programme. 11 May 2023 Read more

Business school shows competitive edge in alumni employability
In a job market that is challenging, business school be committed to providing an innovative and integrated approach to higher education that prepares graduates to succeed in the 21st century workplace. With a student population composed primarily of mature working adults, Regent Business School (RBS) offers a range of initiatives and resources designed to ensure success and increase employability. 10 May 2023 Read more

Cybersecurity
Recent studies1 have shown that South Africa is experiencing a skills gap in the field of cybersecurity. As a forward-thinking higher education entity, Regent Business School (RBS) recently presented a webinar designed to help business leaders, from small business owners to corporate executives, understand the current cybersecurity landscape and learn the steps necessary to protect their organisations from potential cyberattacks. With the help of experts in the field, the webinar not only provided an overview of the cyberthreats businesses face, but also provided actionable strategies to mitigate cyber-risks. Attendees were empowered with a better understanding of the importance of cybersecurity and the steps necessary to ensure their organisations are as secure as possible. 18 Apr 2023 Read more

Regent Business School wins trip to Harvard Business School's Africa Business Conference
Honoris United Universities and Regent Business School are proud to announce that one of their students, Boitumelo Nkatlo, has returned from a trip to Harvard Business School which he won following the entrepreneurship skills he demonstrated in his groundbreaking project, BNAqua Solutions. He joined global leaders in entrepreneurship as they gathered at the prestigious Harvard Business School's Africa Business Conference, held in Boston, USA, from 24 to 25 March 2023. 4 Apr 2023 Read more

Regent Business School relocates to new and larger premises in Cape Town
Regent Business School is proud to announce its move to a new and expansive campus located within The Boulevard Office Park on Searle Street in Woodstock, Cape Town. The school's state-of-the-art facilities will provide students with access to cutting-edge technology in a forward-thinking, 4IR-focused environment with a fresh approach to evolutionary way of teaching. 3 Mar 2023 Read more

Does your PGDA need to be SAICA accredited?
Yes, a SAICA-accredited PGDA is your gateway to the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) exam from South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Together with additional exams from SAICA and training, you will be able to qualify as a Chartered Accountant (CA). 7 Feb 2023 Read more

World Economic Forum New Champions' Community Awards
World Economic Forum New Champions' community awards Honoris United Universities for excellence in adaptive capacity 6 Feb 2023 Read more

First Black Umbrellas incubation lounge launched in KZN to empower youth and entrepreneurs
KwaZulu-Natal startup entrepreneurs will have easy access to assistance to grow their business with the launch of the Black Umbrellas incubation lounge at the Regent Business School Durban campus. 23 Aug 2022 Read more

Women's Month story - "I love when you count me out"
We all may have at some time or the other found ourselves in a position where we were left out of something. The other kids may not have wanted to include you in a game; the cool kids did not invite you to the party, you were not from the right background or simply because you were different in some way. I felt I was counted out many times. 22 Aug 2022 Read more

Nobel prize nominee offers lessons in ethical micro-financing
Ethical micro-financing whereby interest-free loans are offered to the poor will help ease South Africa's triple challenges of inequality, poverty, and unemployment. 16 Aug 2022 Read more


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