Luthando Vuba of the MBA Class of 2019 is a pan-Africanist and urban planner by trade, working at the nexus of policy and strategy. Discover why Luthando opted for the ALUSB MBA and how he has developed as a leader since he joined ALU School of Business.

“The one thing I had to face is what I thought I was as a leader, versus actually what I am and what others think around me, which we get from V^3 360 survey, where other people are telling you this is what we see about you”.

Here are some highlights from Luthando’s interview. Scroll down to watch his full interview.

What attracted you to the ALUSB MBA programme?

“I am very pan-African, very passionate not just about the continent, but about the potential that we have. When I was considering my postgrad, and I where I want to do my MBA, the big question that I was pondering was how do I invest in something that will carry some of my visions that I have for myself and goals that I am trying to achieve.

…I had engaged with and visited the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, and I had a very good sense of the quality that comes out of what the Group produces”.

 

Describe your leadership journey to date. How  have you developed as a leader?

“The framework of ALU School of Business, the V^3  leadership model has become THE framework for me. Its a framework that I can get behind because it has challenged me, it has grown me…and I think for me, the key one has been becoming so self-aware…

…the one thing I had to face is what I thought I was as a leader, versus actually what I am and what others think around me, which we get from V^3 360 survey, where other people are telling you this is what we see about you”.

Watch Luthando’s full video interview here: