NWU Vaal Triangle wins prestigious Diamond Arrow Award
The Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal Triangle) began the New Year on a high note by winning the Professional Management Review’s (PMR) Diamond Arrow Award. The award was handed over at a PMR business breakfast and the event saw top decision makers, businessmen, members of government, professionals and educators of the Sedibeng region gather for recognition. The Campus Rector, Prof Thanyani Mariba accepted the award.
The Campus regularly feature in the PMR survey and has taken home an award on more than one occasion.
PMR provides customer ratings, strengths and weaknesses whilst producing benchmarks for business, government, professions, education and labour. This unique strategic intelligence – which is of great value to analysts, investors, financiers, suppliers, prospective customers, allies and employees, is offered to top rated companies within different regions in South Africa. Awards are made in the following categories: Diamond (which represents the highest rating), Gold and Silver Arrow Awards. The NWU Vaal Triangle was awarded a Diamond Arrow Award in the category: Higher Education Institutions.
Prof Thanyani Mariba, the Campus Rector, accepted the award on behalf of the Vaal Triangle Campus.
The Sedibeng District Municipality includes the municipalities of Emfuleni, Lesedi and Midvaal. This region has been identified as a growth point and potential investment area for foreign and local developers and investors. The purpose of the annual PMR survey is to benchmark levels of management expertise, enhance the implementation of responsible corporate governance and heighten levels of innovation. A total of 2 615 nominations were sourced and companies and institutions were rated against the following criteria: enhancement of economic growth; levels of management expertise; implementation of corporate governance; brand awareness and the levels of perceived innovation.
Published by Sipho Msolo on 08 April 2011