Graduate Hopes Research Contributes to Future Success of Durban Aerotropolis

Research titled: Optimising Socio-Economic Benefits through Competitive Logistics Systems, Infrastructure and Novel Concepts for the Durban Aerotropolis, culminated in Dr Kenneth Ngwenya being awarded his doctoral degree in Supply Chain Management. Ngwenya hopes his research will ‘contribute knowledge to the niche area of the Durban Aerotropolis which is destined to become a premier business and

Doctoral Research Investigates Workplace Experiences of Queer and Transgender Employees

The role of legislation and workplace policies in shaping the workplace experiences of sexuality and gender “non-normative” employees in corporate workplaces in KwaZulu-Natal was examined in research which secured School of Management, Information Technology and Governance academic Dr Lungile Ntombela a PhD. ‘Traditional diversity management in the field of Human Resource Management is often characterised

UKZN Student Excelling in Technology and Entrepreneurship Space

UKZN BCom student Ms Ntandokazi Buthelezi is passionate about using the power of technology, leadership and entrepreneurship to serve and impact communities positively. Buthelezi is currently in her final-year of her study specialising in information systems and technology. ‘I was raised by my grandmother who continuously instilled in me the value of a woman having

UKZN Academic Examines Challenges Faced by Higher Education Institutions During COVID-19

Challenges Faced by Higher Education Institutions When Migrating from the Traditional to the Digital Classroom During COVID-19, was the title of a paper presented by Professor Vannie Naidoo of UKZN’s School of Management, Information Technology and Governance at the Association of African Universities (AAU) 15th Quadrennial General Conference of African University Leaders. The online conference, themed

UKZN Academics Publish Book to Help Navigate the e-World

Click here for isiZulu version A new book titled Global Trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World has been published by UKZN academics Dr Upasana Singh, Professor Purshottama Reddy and Professor Maxwell Phiri of the School of Management Information Technology and Governance (SMIG) together with the Head of Research at the Open University

Three-Minute Thesis Competition!

The College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) has hosted a Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT) competition for its PhD students. The contest will also take place later this year in UKZN’s other Colleges with all the winners and runners-up then going forward to compete for a place in a national competition. UKZN was invited by the

UKZN Academic a Panellist at the Logistics Cluster Global Meeting

Professor Vannie Naidoo from the School of Management, Information Technology and Governance was involved in a panel debate on the opportunities in the interaction between digitisation and localisation in a framework of capacity strengthening in humanitarian logistics, at the bi-annual Logistics Cluster Global Meeting hosted by the World Food Program. She was joined by two

UKZN Academics Co-Edit Book on Local Government Policy Responses to COVID-19

Click here for isiZulu version Two senior academics in the School of Management, IT and Governance Professor Purshottama Reddy and Professor Henry Wissink have co-edited a book on COVID-19 with Dr Paul Kariuki, the Executive Director of the Democracy Development Programme (DDP). The book, which is titled: The Covid-19 Pandemic in South Africa: A Review of

Lekgotla Promotes African Entrepreneurship Through Technology

The Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Lekgotla and Studentpreneurs’ Indaba was held virtually in the context of COVID-19. Arranged under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and Universities South Africa (USAf), the five-day gathering from 14 to 18 September brought together academics and students from South Africa

Navigating Online Teaching and Learning

The shift from classroom to online teaching necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has required that academics adjust to change, calling for new sets of skills and capabilities, compounded by working from home, which comes with its own challenges. With this in mind, UKZN’s Human Resources Division hosted a workshop to explore new skills and capabilities