Foresight 2017

Fee
R220
Venue
GIBS
Contact
Sibongile Nkawu: +27 11 771 4390

A​dditional Forum Information 

Registration: 17h45 - 18h00

Forum Start Time: 18h00

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

Cocktails will be served after the event

About

The Foresight 2017 forum is a highly anticipated event on the GIBS calendar and is chaired by the Dean of GIBS, Professor Nicola Kleyn.   Panelists are asked to reflect on the closing year and share insights into the factors shaping the coming year and discuss the possible implications for executives and businesses in South Africa. Every year we draw on South Africa's top economists, politicians, business leaders and leaders in civil society to participate.

Speakers

David Makhura, Premier of Gauteng

Prof Cheryl M. de la Rey, vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Pretoria,

Jabu Mabuza, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telkom SA,

Mark Heywood, Section27 Executive Director

Pierre de Vos, Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance, University of Cape Town

Cas Coovadia, MD, The Banking Association , South Africa


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  • Professor Nicola Kleyn (Dean)

    Nicola Kleyn is the dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science. In addition to her responsibilities at GIBS, she also lectures on various marketing-related academic and company-specific short courses she also consults to a number of organisations seeking to grow customer, brand and reputational equity.

    She worked previously at Investec Bank where she managed the learning and development function and at Edgars in a store control capacity. She also spent seven years lecturing marketing to both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the faculty of commerce at Wits University.

    Nicola has published articles in a number of academic journals including: California Management Review, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, International Marketing Review, Journal of Marketing Intelligence and Planning, South African Journal of Business Management, and Management Dynamics on the topics of marketing and ethics. She has also presented a number of conference papers at both local and international academic conferences and is a regular contributor to the popular press.

    In 2017, she was appointed as member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Product & Brand Management.

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