Directors’ Symposium 2017

University of KwaZulu-Natal, 6 and 7 June 2017
The 3rd annual Directors’ Symposium will be hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal on 6 and 7 June 2017. The symposium takes place at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership Auditorium, Westville Campus, UKZN, Durban.
All management, supervisory level, and senior practitioners in Marketing, Advancement, and Communication at HE and TVET Institutions in South Africa are welcome to attend.
Cost: free for MACE members, but travel and accommodation is for your own account. To attend the symposium, complete the registration form below, by Thursday 1 June 2017.

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Programme

Day 1

Tue, 6 June


Arrival and registration of delegates

11:00

Lacea Loader

Word of welcome

11:30

Dr Riaan Els

Introductions, purpose and programme

11:40

Keynote address | Dion Chang

The Game of Change: New Industries and the Skills Required to Drive these Industries

11:55
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Lunch

13:15

Parallel session | Simon Tankard

Strategic Planning and Strategic Thinking: Linking Your Strategy to the Institution’s Business Plan

14:15
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Parallel session | Juanita Burjins

Institutional Staff Development: Getting Value for you and your Team

14:15
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Tea/ coffee and refreshments

15:15

Parallel session | Shawn Naidoo

Mentorship and Coaching: Setting Standards and Breaking Boundaries

15:30
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Parallel session | Busisiwe Ramadobu

Impactful Engagement with your Team: How to be Present, Listen Actively, and Create a Culture Inviting Trust

15:30

Closure of Day 1 and evening arrangements

16:30

moyo uShaka at uShaka Marine World

Joint dinner

19:00

Day 2

Wed, 7 June


Welcome

8:30

Specialist presentation | Brand Pretorius

Effective Leadership in Tough Times

8:40
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Guest presentation | Prof Ahmed Bawa

Whereto From Here? – A Future Perspective on the Way Forward for HE in South Africa

09:40
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Tea/ coffee and refreshments

10:40

Parallel session | Regine le Roux

Effectively Measuring Institutional Reputation

11:00
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Parallel session | Ryan Smit

Utilising Data to Focus your Advertising Strategy

11:00
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Parallel session | Dr Phumzile Mmope

The Design and Development of an Integrated Communication Strategy for SU – A Participatory Approach

11:00
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Parallel session | Peter Maher

Challenging Times for Alumni Programmes, Soliciting Alumni Giving, and Young Alumni Initiatives

11:00
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Lacea Loader and Dr Riaan Els

MACE Executive Directors’ Input into Future Programme Planning

12:00

Lacea Loader

Word of thanks and closure

12:20

Lunch

12:30

Departure

13:00