Human Centered Design & Visual Communication – A Transdisciplinary approach

Authored by: Karen Pretorius In the light of global technological and social connectedness, competitive practice in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) requires industries to address both the need for technological proficiency and the need to embrace a human-centered approach to service delivery. Other than technical upskilling, there is a demand for the inclusion of upskilling […]

A creative challenge – Lockdown 2020

Authored by: Steyn Pretorius As all institutions offering creative courses, CTU Training Solutions were forced into the unfamiliar when the lockdown was announced. From having lively discussions in a classroom filled with paper pencils, paint, and artwork on the walls, teaching and learning were forced into cyberspace. The accommodation of an uninterrupted teaching and learning […]

Human Resource Management and 4IR – Is there a future for HR professionals?

Authored by: Maria Windell  We cannot deny the buzz around the 4th Industrial Revolution and how it affects the way we work and live. Technology has become an integral part of our daily routines, and sometimes we don’t comprehend how much we depend on technology to function in any organization. Usually, one would not put […]

The importance of the Finance discipline in the 4IR

Authored by:  Bernard Nyambo The Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a fundamental change in the way we live, work, and relate to one another. It is a new chapter in human development, enabled by extraordinary technology advances commensurate with those of the first, second, and third industrial revolutions. These advances are merging the physical, digital, and […]

The impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Higher Learning Institutions

Authored by: Isaac Lupanda The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will transform industries so considerably that much of the work that exists today will not exist in 50 years. It is imperative for people to understand the impact of these changes on all areas of our lives, including the higher learning institutions. Currently, all graduates face […]

Is South Africa Prepared For The 4th Industrial Revolution?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) represents a new era of innovation in technology that will enhance human-machine relationships, unlock new market opportunities, and fuel growth across the global economy. In South Africa, various groups are promoting 4IR and taking steps to achieve its vision. One of the most prominent and engaging educational institution is CTU […]

Is South Africa prepared for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Authored by: Isaac Lupanda The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) represents a new era of innovation in technology that will enhance human-machine relationships, unlock new market opportunities, and fuel growth across the global economy. In South Africa, various groups are promoting the 4IR and taking steps to achieve its vision. One of the most prominent and […]

4IR and Tourism

Authored by: Kobus Thiart The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) As Eric Hobsbawn stated, “the Industrial Revolution is not merely an acceleration of economic growth, but an acceleration of growth because of, and through, economic and social transformation” (Hobsbawn, 1968). We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and for the first-time academia […]

Reskilling to align with 4IR

An estimated three million jobs have been lost to date owing to the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa alone. Probably more by the time you read this article. People are having to rethink how they earn a living – and reskilling or upskilling themselves to fit into the new working world is a step in […]

How CTU’s Management programmes align with the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Authored by:  Thomas Chimutunga The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has initiated a digital transformation across industries, including the project management profession and other critical skills in the industry. To achieve competitive advantages, organizations must now utilize technology and data for strategy development, project execution, and delivery. Recently, humans and technology have connected in ways that […]