Ines Bagaya Cigolo
A final module workshop for Voice of Business (VOB) members was held at Vaal University of Technology (VUT) on project management on 9 September 2017. The purpose of the last workshop module was to provide students with skills to manage projects related to VOB and other initiatives. On September 9, students who attended all the VoB workshop modules were issued with the certificate of attendance.
The VoB workshops were facilitated by the following VUT staff members; Wiseman Jack, facilitated the Project Management workshop; Johannes Maseko facilitated Business Basics, Onica Matsheke facilitated Entrepreneurial Leadership and Dr Robert Martin facilitated Team Dynamics and Emotional intelligence workshops.
The Voice of Business Coordinating Teams from all participating universities (HSW, NUST and VUT) will share lessons learnt to date in the upcoming conference – “The Academic of 2017: Future Realities” to be hosted by the Vaal University of Technology from 14 to 16 November 2017.
Further to that, there will be an Idea Camp Workshop in February 2018 where students from NUST, HSW and VUT will be participating together with their VOB project coordinators and facilitators to develop a practical business idea with possible funding opportunities. VUT VoB coordination team invites students to register so that they can participate in 2018 project activities.