Productivity and Competitiveness Seminar Media Invite 2020

Press Invite

07 October 2020

You are invited to a  Productivity and Competitiveness Seminar
When: Oct 09, 2020
Topic: Productivity and Competitiveness Seminar

Please click the link below to join the webinar: 
Productivity and Competitiveness Seminar to forge way forward for SA competitiveness

The North-West University School of Business and Governance ‘s Professor Raymond Parsons,  will headline a Productivity and Competitiveness Seminar scheduled to take place this week with the aim of assisting South Africa to move out its current economic doldrums.

Professor Raymond Parsons is a professor at the North-West University School of Business and Governance and an extraordinary professor in the TRADE research focus area.  He studied economics at the Universities of Cape Town, Oxford and Copenhagen, and holds an Honorary Doctorate from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU).

Professor Parsons is the author of the recently published book,  Recession, Recovery & Reform - South Africa After Covid-19, which comprises a fascinating collection of essays by some of South Africa’s thought leaders, including the Chairman of Productivity SA Board, Prof Mthunzi Mdwaba and CEO of Productivity SA, Mr. Mothunye Mothiba, who contributed a chapter on Productivity to the book.

The Chairman of Productivity SA Board, Professor Mthunzi Mdwaba, will outline how the release of a document titled “Unlocking South Africa’s productivity potential for sustained competitiveness and economic growth post Covid-19”  can assist the country. Members of the media are invited to the Virtual Event as follows:

• Date:  Friday, 09  October 2020
• Time: 11h00 to 13h30
• Link: 
For More information, please contact
Mr Maupi Monyemangene
Media Liaison Officer;  Productivity SA
 Telephone +27 (0) 11 848 5397/ 082 447 3232