Week 1

Saturday, September 15

  • 11:00 am: start in Chemnitz by train
  • 6:00 pm: departure in Frankfurt Airport

Sunday, September 16

  • 4:00 am: arrival in Dubai / Airport
  • 5:30 pm: arrival in Johannesburg OR Tambo airport

Monday, September 17

  • 7:30 am: mutual breakfast CUT students and Wits staff in the hotel
  • 9:00 am: arrival of UKZN students and staff
  • 9:30 am: official welcoming by Prof. Judy BACKHOUSE (Head of School of Economics and Business Sciences) and Prof. David COLDWELL (Head of Division Management)
  • 10:00 am to 12:00 am: lecture by Mr. Rob VENTER on “Entrepreneurial values, hybridity and entrepreneurial capital: Insights from Johannesburg informal sector” and Introduction in fieldwork projects
  • 12:30 am: fieldwork projects at Bree Street Market and KwaMai Mai Market
  • 6:00 pm: welcome dinner at the hotel

Tuesday September 18

  • 9:30 am: Prof. Robert THORNTON presentation on “Anthropological insights in the South African mining industry”
  • 11:00 am: guided tour in the Origins Center by Prof. THORNTON
  • 12:30 am: lunch at Origins Center
  • 2:30 pm: Prof. Oren DARAY presentation on “Make a killing power of online opportunities”
  • 3:30 pm: Mr. Tobias HARSCH (CUT) presentation on “Leadership expectations of German students”
  • 4:00 pm: Ms. Jennifer BEUCHOLD & Ms. Melanie LÖSER (both CUT) presentation on „South African and German leadership in the focus of institutional and cultural concepts”
  • 8:00 pm: Barnyard Theatre “7 wonders”

Wednesday, September 19

  • 9:15 am: Dr. Michael O. SAMUEL presentation on “The state of skills in South Africa. Between general shortage & misalignment – where does the problem lie?”
  • 10:30 am: Mr. Chris CALLAGHAN presentation on “Issues on globalizing cultures”
  • 1:00 pm: Prof. David COLDWELL presentation on ethical action companies
  • 3:00 pm: Ms. Lysann WEHNER presentation on “Ethical Leadership – German and US-American perspective”
  • 3:30 pm: Ms Christina SCHUSTER (CUT) presentation on “Managerial ethics in Russian organizations during the economic crisis”

Thursday, September 20

  • 9:00 am: visit of the Apartheid Museum
  • 2:00 pm: Rosebank visit of the “African Crafts market”

Friday, September 21

  • 9:30 am: Ms. Miriam EICHERT (CUT) presentation on “The impacts of the global economic crisis on the concept of sustainability”
  • 11:00 am: fieldtrip to Sterkfontein caves “The cradle of human mankind”
  • 8:00 pm: Planetarium at Wits Campus