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Department of Business Management

Welcome to the Department of Business Management

The Department of Business Management originated in 1927 and is the second oldest business management department in the country. It has always been a leader in this subject.

The Department has the following focus areas:

  • business management and strategic management;
  • entrepreneurship;
  • supply chain management (logistics);
  • international management;
  • e-business;
  • leadership.
 

News

The building industry: It’s a matter of taking responsibility - 29/10/2014
From The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership

Green building brings together a vast array of practices, techniques, and skills to reduce and ultimately eliminate the impacts of buildings on the environment and human health. There is big interest all over the world from the construction industry, architects and quantity surveyors to design and build environmentally friendly buildings.

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Tourism, still a vital force for peace - 23/09/2014
From Department of Business Management

Prof Ernie Heath, from the Department of Business Management, participated in the eighth Tourism Education Futures Initiative Conference hosted at the University of Guelph in Canada, where he presented a paper entitled ‘A key tourism education futures challenge: facilitating responsible leadership learning for destination management and marketing organisations’.

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Conventional thinking versus integrated thinking: A duel! - 27/08/2014
From The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership

The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) hosted a roundtable discussion with the theme “Conventional Thinking vs. Integrated Thinking: A duel!”. Mr Paul Druckman, CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council, and Judge Mervyn King was part of the discussion panel.

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Supply Chain Management and Logistics in practice - 25/08/2014
From Department of Business Management

The final-year BCom Supply Chain Management students had the opportunity to get a glimpse of what supply chain management and logistics entail in a real-life setting when the group visited the Reckitt Benckiser factory in Jet Park and Value Logistics in Elandsfontein.

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Supply Chain Management is a smart career choice - 25/08/2014
From Department of Business Management

The Department of Business Management hosted once again its annual Supply Chain Management and Logistics career day in 2014.

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Imagine a place where you can get your business off the ground.
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