Creative thinking the most important skill

Artificial Intelligence and robots are going to replace most of the jobs we know today.

Red & Yellow is the business school where talented people go to develop the career skills they need to thrive in this digital world.

We believe creative thinking is the most important skill of the future and it must be supported by uniquely human abilities such as leadership, adaptability and social intelligence.

We are a Creative School of Business that provides you with the commercial logic to grow successful organisations and more importantly the creative magic to set them apart.

We are teaching the great creators, inventors, leaders and entrepreneurs for the 21st Century.

We will be the most creative business school in the world.

Prepare students for career success

Our mandate, as educators, is to prepare students for career success in the future, not the past. This single-minded purpose is why we exist, and what continues to drive and inspire us 20+ years later.

Right now, we’re focused on equipping humans for the 21st Century realities, and the exciting opportunities that’ll arise from the digital explosion and ever-increasing pervasiveness of technology.

How we do this and what we believe in/ethos:

  • Teaching VS learning:Education is most valuable when it combines knowledge with practical skills and essential human traits – like creative thinking, negotiation, and empathy – that are becoming increasingly important differentiators and key contributors to career success vs survival
  • Real-life ready: we update our content constantly to ensure learnings are aligned not only to current industry needs and reality, but also shifts, trends and changes in the world at large
  • Industry relevance: we are in constant partnership with industry leaders as to gaps, needs and opportunities for the workforce of the future
  • Meaningful learning/highly employable: Every student, regardless of who they are and what they are studying, must have an enjoyable experience and come out with the essential combo of knowledge and know-how
  • Intention to make a real difference/add value: to produce highly-employable graduates who have the competitive edge over their peers, the ability to fast-track their careers, and hopefully become the great creators, leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs of the future
  • Private institution: which means we’re not only more agile and responsive, but also less affected by political upheavals (like protests and mass action)
  • Designed for 21st Century: focused on preparing humans for amazing careers in the spaces robots can’t invade
  • Lifelong learning is a non-negotiable: we cater for everyone, with a range of learning experiences
  • School-leavers: Degrees, diplomas and certificates that graduates are highly-employable and have an edge over their peers
  • Working professionals: upskilling with online short courses and workshops
  • Corporates: focused programmes tailored to address both developing the most productive workforce and satisfying B-BBEE requirements.

Leading South African Fashion School, FEDISA selects
Honoris United Universities for pan-African expansion

FEDISA strengthens Honoris’ focus in high-growth sectors in Africa such as Creative Industries
to bolster student employability

EMBARGOED: Cape Town – January 17, 2022 – Honoris United Universities, Africa’s first and largest
network of private higher education institutions, today welcomes the pioneering FEDISA Fashion School,
South Africa’s leading fashion and design institution, into its network. The addition of FEDISA illustrates
Honoris’ continuous investment in the future of African talent by strengthening the Creative Arts, Fashion
and Design vertical across the educational group.

The second largest sector after agriculture in Africa is the fashion and textile industry with an estimated
market value of $31 billion1 and growing every year. Fashion offers tremendous scope for African countries
to participate in regional and global integration, thus creating jobs and inclusive growth. With the continent’s
rising youth population, this is increasingly pertinent to South Africa’s development given that 65% of
workers in the sector are under the age of 25.

Established in 2005, FEDISA now enters its 18th year of operations and is held to strong local and
international student acclaim powered by academic partners across Europe and North America (such as the
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles and MoodArt in Verona, Italy) and a
wealth of industry partnerships (such as The Foschini Group (TFG), Cape Union Mart (CUM), BDA London
& Truworths) bolstering its exceptional graduate employment record. Aligned in purpose, Honoris and
FEDISA place innovation at the core of their respective missions, preparing graduates to leapfrog obstacles
to achieve economic growth and transformation for their communities.

FEDISA Fashion School offers a range of highly specialised accreditations in a holistic approach to the
business of fashion, encapsulating advertising, design and marketing, with the ability to add value and
expertise to the rapidly growing ecommerce sector in Africa. With a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of
Cape Town, FEDISA expanded its footprint in 2020 despite the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic,
with the addition of a campus in Sandton, CBD and retail hub in Johannesburg, embedding the instititution
as a country-wide leader. Graduates of FEDISA enjoy an advantage in both their industry exposure during
study and enhanced employment opportunities directly after graduating, with notable alumni holding
positions including creative directors, designers and entrepreneurs.

Commenting on the announcement, Honoris Group CEO Dr Jonathan Louw, said: “The welcoming of a
trailblazing institution such as FEDISA marks an important milestone for us, strengthening our Creative
Arts, Fashion and Design vertical with a world-class offering. African fashion on the global stage is a force
to be reckoned with, where sustainability and innovation are powering inspiration for tomorrow’s creative
leaders and entrepreneurs. Given our own focus on employability, the exceptional approach and records of
FEDISA align with our mission to transform lives through relevant education for lifetime success. We
anticipate an impactful year of growth and development alongside all our member institutions across the
continent as we welcome FEDISA, its students, its faculty and staff into the Honoris community.”
Whilst FEDISA continues to expand its advanced Cape Town and Sandton campuses, Honoris will
immediately support the institution in growing its digital and innovation capabilities in both campuses with
a focus on student success. Harnessing digital tools such as 3D-printing and digital body scans will
supplement a focus on blended and online capabilities, whilst ensuring that equipment within both campuses
offers the highest quality learning experiences for its students. FEDISA also looks forward to welcoming
new programs such as a Higher Certificate in Applied Fashion and a BA in Applied Fashion Retail, and
develop further international partnerships.

Allen Leroux, Chief Executive Officer at FEDISA, added, “Joining the Honoris United Universities
network creates a truly internationalized opportunity for FEDISA and all those associated with the
institution. Being recognised as the leading school of fashion in Africa, speaks to the excellence of academic
and creative provisioning by our incredible faculty and industry collaborators. FEDISA is now optimally
positioned to make an even greater pan-African impact on fashion employability and sustainable practices
for our graduates.”

As Honoris celebrates its fifth anniversary year, the announcement marks another milestone for the network
in South Africa as FEDISA becomes the fourth institution in the country, alongside MANCOSA, REGENT
Business School and Red & Yellow Creative School of Business. Having formed a strategic partnership
with Merit University late last year, its first entry into Egypt, Honoris United Universities now comprises
15 institutions in 10 countries and 32 cities. With more than 190 partnerships with institutions and academic
leaders across the globe, Honoris is Africa’s leading educational network, delivering its education for impact
mission to over 61,000 students.

1- African Development Bank Group: Fashionomics Africa, 2019

Join our dynamic team

We are looking for some fun, dynamic and downright talented individuals to join various teams across our fast growing company. See below for more details about the specific roles available and if you feel you have the combination of logic and magic we are looking for, please apply via careers@redandyellow.co.za

Full-Time lecturer – Marketing

  • Employment Type: Independent Contract or Fixed Term Contract for 1 Year (Overtime may be required as necessary
  • Probation: 3 months
  • Job level: Mid-Senior
  • Remuneration: Market Related
  • Location: Red & Yellow Campus, Cape Town

Fulltime Lecturer – Graphic Design

  • Role: Full-Time lecturer – Graphic Design
  • Employment Type: Independent Contract or Fixed Term Contract for 1 Year (Overtime may be required as necessary
  • Probation: 3 months
  • Job level: Mid-Senior
  • Remuneration: Market Related
  • Location: Red & Yellow Campus, Cape Town

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Marketing Lecturer

Job Summary

This is a really exciting opportunity to step into a role within our Academic team within one of South Africa’s pre-eminent marketing and advertising schools and really make it your own.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate Marketing lecturer, to teach and mentor the next generation of Red & Yellow game changers at our Cape Town campus. As a lecturer in your field of expertise, you will take full responsibility for the academic performance and functioning of your programme.

You will be required to work closely with the Heads of the Department and the lecturing team to maintain, develop and grow Red &Yellow’s respected programme offering. Red & Yellow offers flexible schedules and a competitive salary.

The Red & Yellow Brand is well-loved and well-known within the South African marketing and advertising community and following its recent acquisition by Honoris United Universities (the first and largest pan-African university network), it is now set to radically ramp up its presence and activity within South Africa and expand through the Honoris network across the continent.

Duties and Responsibilities

 This position will require, but is not limited, to the following activities:

  • The convenorship and lecturing of Marketing and other BCom course depending on experience and student numbers  our BCom in Marketing, BAVC and Higher Certificate in Marketing programmes
  • Develop the curriculum for your modules aligned to Red & Yellow’s teaching style, including, but not limited to, lesson planning, tutorial content and planning, tests, assessments and exams
  • Lecture and conduct tutorials as part of the full-time programme offering
  • Participate in the monitoring & evaluation of the academic programme, including attendance and maintenance of student records
  • Liaise with academic colleagues/relevant industry contacts to ensure ongoing development and relevance
  • Participate in the annual upgrade of programme content, where relevant
  • Conduct, marking and moderation processes, participating in internal and external moderation processes where necessary
  • Participate in student application and registration processes, where relevant
  • Participate in examination and certification processes and promotion of students
  • Attend regular staff meetings and relevant faculty events
  • Ensure both hard and electronic filing of all required documentation, including tracking and reporting on at-risk students
  • Participate in student grievance & disciplinary sessions, where relevant
  • Lecture in accordance with the requirements of the programme outcomes and in accordance with the accredited programme outlines
  • Benchmarking of programme offerings against other relevant higher education institutions
  • Adhere to centralised policies and procedures that ensure outstanding quality and unquestionable integrity of all academic programmes that are offered
  • Assist with relevant marketing activities for the school (i.e. Open days etc.)

 

Behavioural and Cultural Competencies and Attributes

 

  • A real “future-thinker” – a considered, intelligent, collaborative forward-thinker, with a genuine passion for education
  • Love working with people, and take pride in seeing them flourish and excel. An excellent, empathetic and patient listener
  • Excellent negotiation skills – direct and forceful without damaging relationships or causing conflict
  • Curious – you love learning and experiencing new things
  • A brave problem-solver; approachable yet assertive, and a highly effective communicator
  • Deadline driven

 

Experience & Qualifications

 

  • Master’s degree in relevant field (Marketing,  Customer Experience and/or Creative Leadership)
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience in a tertiary environment
  • Minimum 5 years industry  experience in the subject area
  • A network of industry or academic professionals to offer students practical and real-world exposure
  • Evidence of creative and practical pedagogical practices previously used
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Technology savvy
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to lead, command, inspire and contribute to Red & Yellow’s vision
  • Self-driven and motivated with excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and Google Docs, Spreadsheets and Presentation tools
  • Proven competency in driving collaborative academic-industry initiatives
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic environment

 

 

 

Why work at Red & Yellow?

Life at Red & Yellow is fast-paced, technicoloured and full energy. We’re a School with serious ambition and a Global vision – we want to be The Most Creative Business School in the World, and we are working hard to achieve this. As a result, we are growing very fast, innovating and experimenting constantly, and always looking for ways to improve ourselves and our courses for the benefit of our students.

For you, this translates as follows:

  • Our working environment is diverse, casual and fun, and full of quirky personalities, oddballs, nerds and geeks. But they all have one thing in common: a passion for changing the world through education, and a tremendous sense of community and purpose in working as part of a team of incredible talent that is punching well above its weight
  • Fast-pace, growth and innovation mean that there is no shortage of upward and horizontal growth opportunities for people who perform and ask for opportunities to develop themselves and try new things. Our people get a lot of responsibility and trust and develop quickly
  • Our people get to work alongside our executives and senior managers from Day 1, and so have enormous opportunity to learn from them directly
  • We are all about constant curiosity – all of our online courses are free for our staff, and their friends and family get discounts.

If you feel you’ve got what it takes to join Red & Yellow, we want to hear from you! Please forward your CV, proof of academic qualifications and a motivation letter aligning yourself to the requirements to careers@redandyellow.co.za  as soon as possible.

 

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the employment equity act.

 

Graphic Design Lecturer

Job Summary

This is a really exciting opportunity to step into a role within our Academic team within one of South Africa’s pre-eminent marketing and advertising schools and really make it your own.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate Graphic Design lecturer, to teach and mentor the next generation of Red & Yellow game changers at our Cape Town campus. As a lecturer in your field of expertise, you will take full responsibility for the academic performance and functioning of your programme.

You will be required to work closely with the Heads of the Department and the lecturing team to maintain, develop and grow Red &Yellow’s respected programme offering. Red & Yellow offers flexible schedules and a competitive salary.

The Red & Yellow Brand is well-loved and well-known within the South African marketing and advertising community and following its recent acquisition by Honoris United Universities (the first and largest pan-African university network), it is now set to radically ramp up its presence and activity within South Africa and expand through the Honoris network across the continent.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will require, but is not limited, to the following activities:

  • The convenorship and lecturing of Graphic Design  and other related  modules depending on experience and student numbers  our Bachelor of Arts: Visual Communications and Higher Certificate: Graphic Design courses.
  • Develop the curriculum for your modules aligned to Red & Yellow’s teaching style, including, but not limited to, lesson planning, tutorial content and planning, tests, assessments and exams
  • Lecture and conduct tutorials as part of the full-time programme offering
  • Participate in the monitoring & evaluation of the academic programme, including attendance and maintenance of student records
  • Liaise with academic colleagues/relevant industry contacts to ensure ongoing development and relevance
  • Participate in the annual upgrade of programme content, where relevant
  • Conduct, marking and moderation processes, participating in internal and external moderation processes where necessary
  • Participate in student application and registration processes, where relevant
  • Participate in examination and certification processes and promotion of students
  • Attend regular staff meetings and relevant faculty events
  • Ensure both hard and electronic filing of all required documentation, including tracking and reporting on at-risk students
  • Participate in student grievance & disciplinary sessions, where relevant
  • Lecture in accordance with the requirements of the programme outcomes and in accordance with the accredited programme outlines
  • Benchmarking of programme offerings against other relevant higher education institutions
  • Adhere to centralised policies and procedures that ensure outstanding quality and unquestionable integrity of all academic programmes that are offered
  • Assist with relevant marketing activities for the school (i.e. Open days etc.)

Behavioural and Cultural Competencies and Attributes

  • A real “future-thinker” – a considered, intelligent, collaborative forward-thinker, with a genuine passion for education
  • Love working with people, and take pride in seeing them flourish and excel. An excellent, empathetic and patient listener
  • Excellent negotiation skills – direct and forceful without damaging relationships or causing conflict
  • Curious – you love learning and experiencing new things
  • A brave problem-solver; approachable yet assertive, and a highly effective communicator
  • Deadline driven

Experience & Qualifications

  • Honours degree, Master’s degree in the Graphic Design field preferred.
  • Suitable candidates should have a focus on following areas: motion graphics, branding, a wide array of typography, interaction design, communication design, publication design  conceptual and physical object making
  • Minimum 5 years teaching experience in a tertiary environment
  • Minimum 5 years industry  experience in the subject area
  • A network of industry or academic professionals to offer students practical and real-world exposure
  • Evidence of creative and practical pedagogical practices previously used
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Technology savvy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to lead, command, inspire and contribute to Red & Yellow’s vision
  • Self-driven and motivated with excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and Google Docs, Spreadsheets and Presentation tools
  • Proven competency in driving collaborative academic-industry initiatives
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic environment

Why work at Red & Yellow?

Life at Red & Yellow is fast-paced, technicoloured and full energy. We’re a School with serious ambition and a Global vision – we want to be The Most Creative Business School in the World, and we are working hard to achieve this. As a result, we are growing very fast, innovating and experimenting constantly, and always looking for ways to improve ourselves and our courses for the benefit of our students.

For you, this translates as follows:

  • Our working environment is diverse, casual and fun, and full of quirky personalities, oddballs, nerds and geeks. But they all have one thing in common: a passion for changing the world through education, and a tremendous sense of community and purpose in working as part of a team of incredible talent that is punching well above its weight
  • Fast-pace, growth and innovation mean that there is no shortage of upward and horizontal growth opportunities for people who perform and ask for opportunities to develop themselves and try new things. Our people get a lot of responsibility and trust and develop quickly
  • Our people get to work alongside our executives and senior managers from Day 1, and so have enormous opportunity to learn from them directly
  • We are all about constant curiosity – all of our online courses are free for our staff, and their friends and family get discounts.

If you feel you’ve got what it takes to join Red & Yellow, we want to hear from you! Please forward your CV, proof of academic qualifications and a motivation letter aligning yourself to the requirements to careers@redandyellow.co.za  as soon as possible.

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the employment equity act.