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2017

 

Dealing with work complexity has become a major leadership development issue, especially when one considers the uncertain times in which leaders are expected to operate in. With this challenge in mind the third annual North-West University (NWU) Leadership Summit will take place on 10 August 2017 read more...

  When faced with complex challenges or unclear outcomes, there is sometimes a tendency amongst business leaders to convince themselves that they are smart enough, work hard enough, or only need to make use of the best management tools available to overcome anxiety  read more...
                                                                                 

 

The summit will see some of South Africa’s most brilliant business and public sector minds share their leadership insights and practices. One such a business mind is Dr Adrian Saville: chief strategist for Citadel & Cannon Asset Managers and a visiting professor at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) read more...

 

The North-West University (NWU) Leadership Summit – which will take place on 10 August 2017 – will bring together some of South Africa’s most brilliant business and public sector minds to share their leadership insights and practices. One such a leader is Justice Bess Nkabinde read more... 

     

   
When it comes to business strategy and development, Sazini Mojapelo needs no formal introduction. As a highly sought-after expert in the establishment, development and execution of social programmes, Sazini – who is the group head of Africa Citizenship for Barclays Africa Group Limited – is widely regarded as a pioneer in socio-economic empowerment read more...    
     

2016

 
The summit – which will see captains of industry and business, members of the national media fraternity, entrepreneurs and representatives of both civil society and government come together, is hosted in collaboration with the Ukuvula Foundation and will feature some of South Africa’s most brilliant business and public sector minds sharing their leadership insights read more...   Brand Pretorius, renowned businessman and author, will be one of the keynote speakers at the upcomingNWU Vaal Leadership Summit to be hosted on 11 August 2016 at the Sandown Castle Estate in Sandton, Gauteng.   The theme of the summit is: Thriving during uncertainty and complexity – a leadership challenge read more...
     
                                                                               

“Don’t compare entrepreneurship to a 100m dash. There are too many variables, the course is not always clear, the conditions are unpredictable and unlike the 100m dash, strategic choices can affect the outcome of the race. “ This is according to Alan Knott-Craig (Jnr), a highly successful businessman, best-selling author, social entrepreneur and keynote speaker at the upcoming NWU Vaal Leadership Summit on 11 August 2016 at the Sandown Castle Estate in Sandton read more...

  Francois van Niekerk needs no introduction. In the business world he is recognised as one of South Africa’s top businessmen, entrepreneurs and philanthropists and he is widely acknowledged for his imaginative focus on using commercial success to redress societal imbalance within a Christian context read more...
     
 

The future looks promising should partnerships between institutions of higher learning, business, the private sector and government exceed mere lip service. Now more than ever we need strong and sustainable partnerships to add value and to ultimately drive forward the process of transformation and renewal within South Africa and the continent.” This is according to Prof Linda du Plessis, acting campus rector of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University(NWU Vaal), during the recent NWU Vaal Leadership Summit read more.

  The annual NWU Vaal Leadership Summit once again proved to be a very successful endeavour and brought together five of South Africa’s most brilliant business, private sector and entrepreneurial minds to share their expertise and experiences with the audience read more.
     

Presentations

   
 
University Leadership in a time of complexity - Prof Tawana Kupe [PDF 394kb]   Unleashing the powerof partnership - Francois van Niekerk [PPT 1008kb]
     
     
     
     

2015

 

 

 

 
A much-needed discussion on strategic leadership at precisely the right time and place. This was the sentiment of several high-level speakers during the recent inaugural NWU Vaal Leadership Summit, hosted at the Quest Conference Estate in Vanderbijlpark read more...  

Advocate Thuli Madonsela demands a presence. When she took to the stage during the recent NWU Vaal Leadership Summit and began to speak, delegates sat up and listened read more...

     
 

The question which Suzanne Ackerman-Berman – Director: Transformation, Pick ‘n Pay, asks is very simple: “Is the leadership legacy you are creating one which is worth leaving?” read more...

 

The Pick ‘n Pay Foundation recently donated food vouchers to the value of R10 000 towards the Vaal Triangle Campus’s Meal-a-Day Project. The donation was made by Ms Suzanne Ackerman-Berman - Director: Transformation at Pick ‘n Pay, during the recent NWU Vaal Leadership Summit read more...

     

 

 

A leadership evolution. This is how organisers of the inaugural Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal) Leadership Summit is describing the first-of-its-kind leadership summit that will take place on 12 August 2015 read more...

 

The Public Protector is but one of the high-profile speakers that will take to the stage during the inaugural North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal) Leadership Summit that will take place on 12 August 2015 read more...

     
 
The inaugural NWU Vaal Leadership Summit – set to take place on 12 August 2015, will see Themba Nkosi, General Manager: Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Transformation of ArcelorMittal South Africa join in the leadership discourse read more...  

Ms Charmaine Lemao, Human Resources Director at Nissan SA, will take to the stage during the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University’s (NWU Vaal) Leadership Summit on 12 August read more...

     
 

For Abe Thebyane - Group Executive: Human Resources at the Nedbank Group, the direct correlation between a healthy, productive culture and a company’s bottom line is a given.  The concepts of business strategies and sustainability are but two of the topics that will feature during the NWU Vaal Leadership Summit on 12 August 2015 read more...

 

Nicalaou Stavros a Senior Executive responsible for Strategic Trade of the JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN) -the 5thlargest generic company in the world, will take to the stage during the upcoming NWU Vaal Leadership Summit read more...

     
   

There is no doubt that Suzanne Ackerman-Berman – Transformation Director at Pick ‘n Pay is a business superwoman. As one of the high-profile speakers at the NWU Vaal Leadership Summit - (12 August 2015), she personifies business superwomen from around the globe read more...

   

 

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Updated by Magdel van Rensburg - 17/03/2017