The Department of Information and Corporate Management in collaboration with the Office of the DVC: Research, Innovation and Engagement were proud to host a Women as Entrepreneurs, Scholarly Leaders and Champions of Change High Tea. The event was held on 27 August 2019, at the DUT Hotel School, Riston Campus.
The event saw the launch of the short course “Women in Leadership”. The short course will be offered by the Department of Information and Corporate Management.
The function was a huge success with guests from Mangosuthu University of Technology, Standard Bank, and various prominent industry partners. All guests were treated to scrumptious eats prepared by the Hotel School and treated to a fun afternoon with many prizes that were won.
The programme was captivating with the various activities and guest speakers. The event was officially opened by Professor Sibusiso Moyo and the guest speakers included the mesmerising Dr David Molapo, who is the Founder and President of the I CAN Leadership Co. Africa; Professor Cheryl Potgieter, from Gender Justice, Health and Human Development, DUT, Lasandra Kaldenberg from Annique Health and Beauty; and Jean Naidoo a Neuro-linguistic Practitioner.
The highlight of the event was the launch of the short course “Women in Leadership” which was introduced by Mrs Reddy of the Department of Information and Corporate Management. The short course targets women in leadership positions and women aspiring to leadership positions.
“The short course aims to provide insight into becoming more self-aware, managing relationships successfully, to use communication effectively in influencing decision making, to develop an identity within the business world, while providing and promoting effective networking opportunities for women. It also looks at assisting women in increasing their leadership impact and visibility,” said Reddy.
The course will commence in November 2019. Any queries regarding the course can be directed to the Department of Information and Corporate Management on 031 373 5655.
Pictured: Guests at the ‘Women in Leadership’ High Tea.