Past Events

Open Evening

Date: 12th November 2019

The manufacturing focused MBA from the Gordon Institute for Business Science is unique but is it right for you? The GIBS and TWIMS teams held one of their open events in Durban to discuss why the degree is so highly regarded in the industry and how you could benefit from this world-class MBA.

Getting value from the hype of AI

Date: 7th November 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is dominating technical news reporting: from reported improvements in medical diagnoses, automated trading, right through to improved process control. Modern executives increasingly need to discern the correct technology to add to their collection in order to improve their businesses. This talk aimed to share a simple framework to extract value from this technology and some exciting results from recent machine learning discoveries.

Open Evening

Date: 29th October 2019

The manufacturing focused MBA from the Gordon Institute for Business Science is unique but is it right for you? The GIBS and TWIMS teams held one of their open events in Durban to discuss why the degree is so highly regarded in the industry and how you could benefit from this world-class MBA.

South African Re-Industrialization and Industrial policy: Challenges and Prospects

Dates: 22 October 2019

The seminar will discuss South Africa’s reindustrialization imperative. It emphasizes the continued importance of manufacturing to South Africa’s developmental challenges. South Africa’s post-apartheid industrial performance and obstacles to more impactful industrial policy interventions will be discussed. Prospects for an industrial revival under the New Dawn will be canvassed including the unfolding sector masterplans process.

AI in Manufacturing

Date: 17th September 2019
Mass media has painted a glamourous and sweeping image of AI but the realities are far from the 2004 hit movie I, Robot. What are the real implications for manufactures today and how can we leverage this technology to create a competitive advantage?

MBA Open Evening

Date: 27th August 2019

The manufacturing focused MBA from the Gordon Institute for Business Science is unique but is it right for you? The GIBS and TWIMS teams held one of their open events in Durban to discuss why the degree is so highly regarded in the industry and how you could benefit from this world-class MBA.

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