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Dr. Dirk Jonker Graduates The PhD Program In Entrepreneurship

Youth unemployment may pose the biggest future challenge to the alleviation of poverty. Oluwatayo & Ojo (2018) attribute the high African youth unemployment rate to inequality, exclusive economic growth, and youth marginalisation. The South African formal youth unemployment rate is reported to be at 55.2%, while the estimated youth underemployment rate is closer to 65% and, in some regions, 80% (Herrington & Kew, 2018;, 2019c). Despite the potential of entrepreneurship as a solution, there appears to be a paucity of knowledge regarding the essential components necessary to foster an effective entrepreneurial transition for teenagers.

Dr. Poem Mudyawabikwa Graduates The Doctor of Literature Program

Monarch Business School is happy to announce that Dr. Poem Mudyawabikwa has graduated the Doctor of Literature program. He completed the requirements with the submission of his dissertation entitled: “The Contextual Characteristics of the Negotiating Structure of the Governing Body of the International aLabour Organization”. Download The Dissertation Summary Here Download the Full Dissertation Here …

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Monarch Magazine On Flipboard

Monarch Business School Switzerland is on Flipboard! Support Monarch by following our Magazine. The magazine includes interesting management articles from around the world and directly from Monarch. The magazine enables Monarch to showcase interesting management articles from various sources and from both the faculty and PhD Candidates of the school. Stay up to date with all the interesting news coming out of Monarch Switzerland.

Monarch Digital Campus – Office 365 Online Integration

Monarch Business School is happy to announce the integration of Office 365 Online within the Monarch Digital Campus. This provides all students and faculty access to the MS Office suite along with important communication platforms such as Teams and Sharepoint. In particular, students will enjoy the ability to download 5 copies of MSOffice on to computers of their own along with a 1TB online OneDrive and a 50 GB Outlook account. Monarch believes that Office 365 online will further help develop the digital provisioning of our courses and programs maintaining a high level of quality for the future. We look forward to further integration of the teaching faculty and students within the digital campus of Monarch.

Monarch Restates Its Opposition To Standardized Admission Testing

Recently with the advent of Covid-19 and additional stresses placed on many traditional institutions the role of standardized admission testing has come under increased scrutiny. A recent publication entitled “For the first time, major counseling group says it’s time to reconsider standardized testing in college admissions” reiterates the opinion of many that standardized admission testing is not reflective of the abilities of candidates to be a success within a university program. Since its inception this has been the view and understanding of Monarch Business School.

The Philosophical Orientation of Monarch Business School

Monarch Business School believes that business skills and the research carried out by business students and faculty can be a factor for positive change. At its core, this is the understanding that businesses can serve society for the greater good. From a business school perspective this means a critical re-evaluation of the role of business …

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