Transnet Programme in Sustainable Development

Transnet Programme in Sustainable Development

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Transnet Programme in Sustainable Development

Johannesburg, South Africa 

Gordon Institute of Business Science
University of Pretoria 

Mission

In May 2008, using funding from Transnet, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) established its first academic programme in sustainable development: the Transnet Programme in Sustainable Development (TPSD), which aims to highlight the social, political, economic, scientific and governance issues pertaining to sustainable development.

Main Activities

The TPSD includes core academic modules on the Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA) and Programme for Management Development (PMD); corporate education programmes; research and case writing on sustainability issues in South Africa and Africa; forums, seminars, workshops and conferences; and MBA and doctoral research, with MBA electives also focused on sustainability issues.

Organizational Structure

The Transnet Programme in Sustainable Development is generously funded by Transnet, a state-owned company in South Africa. Please see www.transnet.net.

Contact

Claire Thwaits
Senior Programme Manager

thwaitsc@gibs.co.za  

https://www.gibs.co.za/about-us/sustainability/Pages/Transnet-Programme.aspx