The Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L) offers its flagship programme the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, Master of Commerce in Leadership Studies degree (MCom), and the Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management (PGDLM). Other programmes include the Management Development Programme (MDP) and an array of executive programmes for companies.
The disciplines of the GSB&L relates to Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership. The School is served by 15 full time academics and a host of practitioners who work in industry. This combination of academics and practitioners ensures a perfect blend of theory and practice which enhances the learning experience of our students.
The GSB&L is located on the Westville Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, 8 kilometres away from the Durban and Pinetown CBDs. Located within an environmental conservancy, the Westville Campus combines state of the art infrastructure with beautiful natural surroundings. The GSB&L blends into the rich cultural and economic tapestry of the province by being involved in the activities of the city and supporting the initiatives of the province.
Professor Theuns Pelser
Afrihub Business Breakfast Hits the Spot.
[24 March, 2017]A successful dialogue breakfast was hosted at UKZN’s UNITE Building by the Manager of Afrihub, Dr Rudi Kimmie, and the Leadership Dialogue.
UKZN GSB&L’s Dean and Head Professor Theuns Pelser appointed as SABSA’s Vice President
[17 March, 2017]University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s Dean and Head Professor Theuns Pelser has been appointed as Vice-President of The South African Business Schools Association (SABSA).
Achieving Success in Business during Challenging Times Analysed at GSB&L Breakfast Forum
[02 Nov, 2016]The Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB&L), in partnership with Nedbank, hosted a business breakfast themed: “Running a successful business in a world of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) requires agility, speed and sound leadership as part of their ongoing strategy of shaping visionary future leaders”.
NEW BOOK BY UKZN RESEARCH FELLOW
[22 Sep, 2016] Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s (GSB&L) Research Fellow Dr Shamim Bodhanya’s book titled:Large Scale Systemic Change, Theories, Modelling and Practices,draws on interdisciplinary research to offer solutions to complex systematic challenges faced by humanity and society..
UKZN GSB&L among Top Five Business Schools in SA
[22 Sep, 2016] The Graduate School of Business and Leadership is ranked among the top five in South Africa, according to the Professional Market Research (PMR) annual survey of Accredited Business Schools in the country.
GSB&L Academic a Panellist at Women Economic Empowerment Summit
[15 Sep, 2016]“Creating necessary capacity and skills among women entrepreneurs and executives to build the economy of the future” was the title of Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s (GSB&L) academic and PhD candidate, Ms Xoliswa Majozi at the recent Women Economic Empowerment Summit.
GSB&L Business Breakfast Celebrates Women in Leadership
[19 Aug, 2016] Leadership development in the workplace, women leaders innovating the global space and women equality and the gender gap were some of the issues discussed at the recent Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s (GSB&L) Business Forum aimed at celebrating women in leadership.
MBA Students Benefit from a Guest Lecture on Strategic Management
[15 Aug, 2016] Shaping future leaders is one of the Graduate School of Business and Leadership’s strongest philosophy. In an effort to achieve this vision, the CEO of Godraj South Africa - a leading emerging markets company, Mr Kapil Dev Pillai shared the company’s business approach with the MBA students.
Public Lecture by the Governor of the SA Reserve Bank