LED Capacity Building Programme

by Bevan Bax The Kwazulu-Natal government has finalised the provincial growth and development strategy (PGDS) and its implementation plan while local economic development has been identified as key to growing the economy. The provincial growth and development plan (PGDP) highlights local economic development (LED) capacity as a main area of concern, as some municipalities have constraints […]

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APSTAR Graduation 2016

We recently celebrated the graduation for the 2015 class on the Applied Population Science and Training Research (APSTAR) programme at Greyville Racecourse. Guest speakers included Simon Tankard (CEO of UKZN Extended Learning) Jacques van Zuydam (Chief Director Population & Development, Department of Social Development) and Professor Betty Mubangizi (Dean and Head of School: School of […]

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MDP kicks off in 2016

The Management Development Programme, UKZN Extended Learning’s flagship programme, began the first block of its five block structure, Strategic Marketing Management on the 17th February 2016. 57 delegates descended upon the Unite Building whereby the module was initiated by a marketing game, aptly named “The Rookie”. In keeping with the theme of understanding the challenges […]

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