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The Da Vinci Institute's President’s Dinner for Doctoral Graduates

28 September 2018

The 5th President's dinner for Doctoral graduates from The Da Vinci Institute is an expression of its passion for developing entrepreneurs and future business leaders who will contribute towards the facilitation of a sustainable and socio-economic transformed society.

Photo Back row (l-r): Prof Ben Anderson – CEO/Vice President of The Da Vinci Institute student Mbire, Rungamo (Thesis: Land reform, agricultural growth and poverty alleviation: A Zimbabwean case study), student Mapuranga, Miston (Thesis: Modelling antecedents influencing business performance of agro-processing manufacturing in Zimbabwe: An application of the management of Technology, Innovation, People and Systems thinking philosophy), Ambassador of Jordan – Mr Ibrahim Awawdeh, student Abou El Eisch-Boes, Philipp Maximilian (Thesis:  Integral human, organization and community development at SEKEM in Egypt), Ambassador of Zimbabwe Hamadziripi, Mr Sechaba Motsieloa – Chairperson of The Da Vinci Council

Front row – student: Mutambara, Abigail Diliah (Thesis: A socially sustainable strategy for the integration of sustainable development Goal 8 within private sector corporations: A Zimbabwean perspective), Prof Edward Kieswetter – President of The Da Vinci Institute and student Agha Al Nimer, Manar KH. H (Thesis: Integral enterprise: Revitalizing the moral core towards a caring corporate culture).

As a School of Business Leadership its purpose is to cultivate business leaders by providing a space for students to embark on a journey of self-discovery and co-creation.
The Institute which is situated in the serene and peaceful suburb of Modderfontein, offers Certificate, Higher Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, Masters, and the Doctorate programmes. The students are able to participate in small classes that provide a spectrum of learning solutions related to entrepreneurship, innovation management, systems thinking and business leadership, among other aspects.

The Institute is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act 1997, registration no. 2004/ HE07/003. The Institute’s qualifications are accredited by the Council on Higher Education and recorded with the South African Qualifications Authority.




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