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MANCOSA looks to address the AI skills shortage as it offers a South African first
In line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the movement from localised job markets to a global job market, technology is having a significant influence on the future world of work, with artificial intelligence taking centre stage when it comes to automating business processes. 14 Sep 2023 Read more

Local knowledge is a value differentiator in the PR world
The recently held Brics Summit caused waves in the West when Chinese President Xi Jinping encouraged summit participants to increase trade in their own currencies and to move away from the US dollar. 13 Sep 2023 Read more

Mancosa shows its value as the South African tertiary education landscape navigates a value debate
The South African tertiary education system is currently the subject of significant scrutiny, with the future value proposition offered by its tertiary education providers taking centre stage in many household debates and family discussions. 30 Aug 2023 Read more

Threads will add significant value to PR
Four university students, one of whom was Mark Zuckerberg, changed the world of communication in 2004 when they launched Facebook. The platform quickly grew into the largest social media network in the world with close to three billion users as of 2021 - half of which access their account on a daily basis. 30 Aug 2023 Read more

The NHI could make South Africa a leader in digitised healthcare
Government passed the National Health Insurance (NHI) Act on 13 June 2023 and has since received plenty of opinions from various sources on how the ambitious public healthcare system should be run once it is fully implemented. 10 Aug 2023 Read more

PR still remains relevant in a digital world
Since the dawn of the fourth industrial revolution in 2015, digitalisation has grown to be one of the most powerful platforms for companies to do business. You are effectively losing business if you do not have an attractive and informative website. 25 Jul 2023 Read more

Whistleblowing in South Africa: Protecting a vulnerable watchdog
Every society is built around the rule of law and adherence to that law. However, the custodians of the law (police and lawmakers) can't be present in every instance where there is a breach of legal and ethical behaviour. Citizens must be equally invested in being law-abiding citizens and exposing instances where questionable behaviour occurs. 17 Jul 2023 Read more

From the sage on the stage to the guide on the side
Generative AI, and technology's increased role in our daily lives, have been important narratives influencing societal development for the past ten years. However, it has been the events of the past three years, which have been shaped by a global health pandemic, that has increased the importance of this narrative. The education sector was hit hard by Covid and is now feeling the impact of accelerated digitalisation. 14 Jun 2023 Read more

Mancosa believes that a skills-first approach can significantly increase relevance and profitability
Many companies around the world are facing an operating environment where profits are under pressure, and the need to focus on an increased return on investment become vital to the company's future survival. To address this effectively, many companies are looking to improve their focus on skills development which will address these challenges rapidly and appropriately. 8 Jun 2023 Read more

Battered and bruised, the management of global healthcare systems is reeling
The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of the South African healthcare system at a time when global health crises exert a greater level of influence on the pressures felt by these systems. 7 Jun 2023 Read more

Honoris Career Centre hopes to address the growing unemployment crisis
South Africa's unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2023 was 32,9%. This places South Africa among the highest in the world and puts the gravity of the unemployment crisis into sharp perspective. 2 Jun 2023 Read more

Mancosa teams up with East Coast Radio to build the legacy of future business leaders
The South African business environment is currently facing significant disruption. Not only is inflation a significant problem, companies also need to contend with load shedding and the impact that it is having on their business. 25 May 2023 Read more

Mancosa aims to enhance entrepreneurship through its Ignite Programme
Throughout history, South Africa has been home to some of the African continent's most prominent and innovative entrepreneurs. 24 May 2023 Read more

Insurance ombuds are future fit to tackle post-Covid era
With the lifting of the dark clouds of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ombudsman for long-term insurance (OLTI) and the ombudsman for short-term insurance (OSTI) are looking ahead and planning with optimism. 24 May 2023 Read more

Fraud remains a big problem for banking customers
Although banks appear to be making greater efforts to resolve some types of consumer disputes internally, banking fraud related to current accounts and internet banking remains high on the list of complaints to the Ombud for Banking Services South Africa (OBS). Two other categories of complaints, while still relatively low but on the Ombud's radar, are delays in finalising deceased estates and the collection of debt that has prescribed, or expired. Meanwhile, the OBS managed to recover more than R30m for consumers last year, about R10m more than in 2021. 17 May 2023 Read more

Excitement builds ahead of the Mancosa mid-year graduation ceremonies
As we approach the second half of the year, the excitement starts to build up at tertiary institutions as they prepare for their mid-year graduation ceremonies. 12 May 2023 Read more

SAFPS to launch a groundbreaking platform to combat fraud
Traditionally, South Africa has been a popular country among fraudsters looking for every opportunity to try and find their next victim. Statistics from the Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) point out that there was a 600% increase in incidents reported by their members in 2022 when compared to 2018. 10 May 2023 Read more

Mancosa leading the quality agenda in tertiary education
Tertiary education providers throughout the world are faced with the challenge of assessing the quality of the education solutions that they provide in a post-Covid environment. 20 Feb 2023 Read more

Honoris receives key award as future technologies take centre stage
Global education has faced significant disruption over the past three years with a majority of students and learners forced to transition from in class to distance learning. In this paradigm, many learners were expected to manage their workload for the first time while coming to terms with challenges such as time management, self-guidance and the lack of a teacher or guidance councillor to help them manage their emotional wellbeing which is a challenge that is often overlooked in distance learning. 8 Feb 2023 Read more

The future of work is greatly influencing the future of tertiary education
The way in which we work, and the future of work, is facing significant disruption that is being shaped by technology and the innovative growth of artificial intelligence. 19 Jan 2023 Read more

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