PROSPECTUS 2021 - The Da Vinci Institute

 
PROSPECTUS
2021
CONTENTS
                 1    The Da Vinci Institute
                      Registered Name of the Institution					                         5
                      Campus Details and Site of Delivery					                        5
                      Registered Programmes						5
                      Vision Statement							5
                      Mission Statement							5
                      Legal Status							5
                      Welcome to The Da Vinci Institute 					                         6
                      Purpose, Dream, Principles and Brand Promise 			                7
                      Who are we? 							8
                      Leadership							8
                      Senate								8
                      Executive Management						9
                      Council members							9
                      Faculty at Da Vinci 						10

                 2    The Da Vinci Way
                      Business Leadership - The Philosophy 				                       19
                      The Da Vinci Institute’s Tips™ Managerial Leadership			         20
                      Framework
                      Core elements of The TIPS™ Managerial Leadership Framework		    21

                      Qualifications
                      General Admission Requirements					22
                      Admission Procedures						22

              3.1     Higher Certificate in Management of Technology and Innovation
                      Curriculum 							23
                      Admission Criteria							24

              3.2     Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management
                      Curriculum							25
                      Admission Criteria							26

              3.3     Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership
                      Curriculum							27
                      Admission Criteria							28

              3.4     Master of Management in Technology and Innovation
                      Curriculum							29
                      Admission Criteria							30

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3.5   Master of Business Leadership
      Curriculum 							31
      Admission Criteria							32

3.6   Doctor of Management in Technology and Innovation
      Curriculum							33
      Admission Criteria							33

3.7   Doctor of Business Leadership
      Curriculum 							34
      Admission Criteria							34

 4    Student Support
      We Care								36

 5    Governance
      Governance at The Da Vinci Institute					                                38
      The Board							38
      Finance, Audit and Risk Committee					                                   38
      Council 								38
      Institutional Forum							38
      Senate								38
      Research and Ethics Committee					38
      Assessment Committee						38
      Teaching and Learning Committee					38

 6    Academic Rules and Guidelines
      Assessment							39
      Submission and Assessment of Formative and Summative Assessments         39
      General Regulations for the Assessment of Summative Assessments          39
      Resubmission Of Summative Assessments 				                               39
      Supplementary Assessments					40
      Additional Assessments						40
      Assessment of Research Projects 					                                    40
      Assessment of Dissertations						40
      Assessment of Theses		 				40
      The Assessment Appeals Process 					                                     40
      Re-registration							41
      The Award of a Qualification with Distinction (Cum Laude) 		             41
      Plagiarism 							41
      Period of Study 							42
      Learning Experience 						42
      Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Transfers and Articulation   42
      Rules of Progression						44

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Language Policy							44
                      Mode of Instruction						44
                      Student Contract							44
                      Fees and Deposits							44
                      Application Fee							44
                      Admission Fee							44
                      Registration Fee							44
                      Cancellation Fee							45
                      Payment Options							45
                      Non-refundable Fees						45
                      International Students						45
                      Financial Aid							45
                      Student Code of Conduct						46
                      Ethical Conduct 							47
                      Respectful Conduct						47
                      Responsible Conduct						47
                      Diligent Conduct 							48
                      Disciplinary Procedures						48
                      Complaints Policy							49
                      Health and Wellness						50
                      Disability 							52
                      HIV/AIDS 							52

                 7    Da Vinci Awards
                      tt100 Business Innovation Awards Programme 			53
                      Da Vinci Alumni Awards						53
                      Da Vinci Social Architecture Award					       56

                 8    Annexures
                      Annexure A - Payment Contract					            57
                      Annexure B - Student Contract					            60
                      Annexure C - Application Form					            67
                      Annexure D - Corporate Partnerships					      78

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REGISTERED NAME OF THE INSTITUTION
The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (PTY) Ltd is registered by the Department of Higher Education
and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education provider under the Higher Education Act 1997, registration no.
2004/ HE07/003. The Institute offers higher education qualifications in the distance mode of delivery, accredited by the
Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

CAMPUS DETAILS AND SITE OF DELIVERY

Da Vinci House, 16 Park Avenue, Modderfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
T: +27 11 608 1331, F: +27 11 608 1380, I: www.davinci.ac.za, E: info@davinci.ac.za

REGISTERED PROGRAMMES

 Site                                     Programme                                                Accredited Status
                                          Higher Certificate in Management of
 Da Vinci House                                                                                    Accredited/ Active
                                          Technology and Innovation
 Da Vinci House                           Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management              Accredited/ Active
 Da Vinci House                           Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership              Accredited/ Active
 Da Vinci House                           Master of Management in Technology and Innovation        Accredited/ Active
 Da Vinci House                           Master of Business Leadership                            Accredited/ Active
 Da Vinci House                           Doctor of Management in Technology and Innovation        Accredited/ Active
 Da Vinci House                           Doctor of Business Leadership                            Accredited/ Active

VISION STATEMENT (DREAM)
Influence the co-creation of sustainable societies

MISSION STATEMENT (PURPOSE)
Growing agile, aligned and engaged leaders

LEGAL STATUS
The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (Pty) Ltd is registered as a private company in terms of Section 54(1)
of The Companies Act, 1973 (Act 61 of 1973) as amended. Registration No.2001/009271/07.

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         WELCOME TO THE DA VINCI INSTITUTE

                                                  The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (PTY) Ltd (Da Vinci),
                                                  situated in Modderfontein, Johannesburg is registered by the Department
                                                  of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education
             RESPONSIBLE                          provider under the Higher Education Act 1997, registration no. 2004/
                                                  HE07/003. The Institute was founded in 2004 and offers higher education
             EMPOWERING
                                                  qualifications in the distance mode of delivery, accredited by the Council
             MINDFUL                              on Higher Education (CHE) and registered on the National Qualifications
             ALIGNED                              Framework (NQF) by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

             REVOLUTIONARY                        The Institute is focused on the creation of knowledge that is trans-
             KIND                                 disciplinary in nature, socially relevant, actively promotes diversity and

             AGILE                                heterogeneity, and of which the intent is to apply situated learning,
                                                  problem probing and decision making as critical constructs to solve
             BOLD                                 work-based problems. In doing such, The Institute intends to contribute
             LEADING                              towards the professional development of the people involved.

             ENGAGING
                                                  The Institute derives its passion from preparing entrepreneurs,
                                                  prospective managers and business leaders to take control of their
                                                  working environments and lead their teams to facilitate socio-economic
                                                  development, thereby influencing the co-creation of sustainable societies.
             GUIDELINES OF PRACTICE
                                                  The Institute offers a Higher Certificate in the Management of Technology
             Our guidelines of practice are to:
                                                  and Innovation, a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management, a
             • Develop a practice of disruptive   Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership, a Master of Management
               innovation                         in Technology and Innovation, a Master of Business Leadership, a
             • Apply situated learning, problem   Doctor of Management in Technology and Innovation, and a Doctor of
               probing and decision making as
                                                  Business Leadership, thus offering a spectrum of learning solutions that
               critical constructs
             • Embed transdisciplinarity          include aspects related to, amongst other, entrepreneurship, business
             • Be socially accountable            management, innovation management, systems thinking and business
             • Actively promote diversity and     leadership. Students engage in small groups, affording them the
               heterogeneity                      opportunity to reflect on their own learning and to integrate such with
             • Promote and manage quality in      that of people who represent a wide range of cultural backgrounds and
               innovative and meaningful ways
                                                  organisational realities.
             • Appreciate where we are before
               exploring where we want to go
             • Acknowledge the world as a         By integrating a framework into our programmes called the TIPS™
               set of interdependent systems      Managerial Leadership Framework (that contributes to the overarching
               (systemic thinking)                field of Business Leadership), The Institute is able to promote the agility,
             • Be relevant and remarkable
                                                  alignment and engagement of people at work and truly facilitate a Mode 2
                                                  learning experience for students and sponsors alike, thus, meeting ever-
                                                  changing organisational performance needs.

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DA VINCI PURPOSE, DREAM, PRINCIPLES AND BRAND PROMISE

               DREAM
               Influence the co-creation of sustainable societies

               PURPOSE
               Growing agile, aligned and engaged leaders

               PROMISE
               Co-creating realities

               STRATEGIC INTENT
               To strengthen the growth of agile, aligned and engaged leaders, who co-create innovative
               ecosystems and sustainable transformational societies

               CORE PRINCIPLES
               • Being curious
               • Seeking truth
               • Leveraging interconnectedness
               • Awakening the senses
               • Taking responsibility for crafting just and dynamic societies
               • Embracing holism and living harmoniously
               • Appreciating the shadow
               • Mastering balance with integrity

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         WHO ARE WE?

         LEADERSHIP (Board)
         Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director 					         Prof Benjamin Anderson

         Director 					Dr Babongile Mkhize

         SENATE
         Chief Executive Officer and Principal (Ex-Officio)			        Prof Benjamin Anderson

         Executive Dean: Research and Institutional Partnerships			   Prof Hendrik Baltus Klopper

         Executive Dean: Academic					                                Dr Franzél du Plooy-Cilliers

         Executive Dean: Strategy and Stakeholder Management			       Dr Marla Koonin

         Executive: Governance (Registrar)					                       Ms Louise Fuller

         Executive: Secretariat and Events					                       Ms Sushie Padayachee

         Dean: Design					Dr Mario Landman

         Head of Programme: Higher Certificate and Bachelors			       Mr Lebohang Mokoena

         Head of Programme: Master and Doctorate					                 Prof Hendrik Baltus Klopper

         Faculty					Dr Heather Goode

         Faculty					Mr Tshepho Langa

         Faculty					Mr Mark Fuller

         Faculty					Prof Paul Singh

         Associate Faculty					Mr Ezra Ndwande

         Associate Faculty					Mr Ben Burger

         Associate Faculty					Ms Martine Maraschin

         Associate Faculty					Dr Shaun Ruysenaar

         Associate Faculty					Mr Cliff Brunette

         Associate Faculty					Ms Juliette Fourie

         Associate Faculty					Ms Anamarie Wessels

         Associate Faculty					Mr Francois Minnaar

         Associate Faculty					Ms Lerato Daka

         Associate Faculty					Dr Pieter du Toit

         Student Representative 					                                 Ms Siddiah Muttee

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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Chief Executive Officer and Principal					                    Prof Benjamin Anderson
					                                                         Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Executive Dean: Research and Institutional Partnerships			 Prof Hendrik Baltus Klopper
					Doctor of Commerce in Marketing Management

Executive Dean: Academic					 Dr Franzél du Plooy-Cilliers
					Doctor of Literature and Philosophy

Executive: Growth and Sustainability					 Mr Thrishan Naicker
					Master of Business Administration

Executive Dean: Strategy and Stakeholder Management			 Dr Marla Koonin
					Doctor of Philosophy in Communication

Executive: Operations					Ms Marizanne Burger
					Bachelor of Accounting Honours

Executive: Governance (Registrar)					 Ms Louise Fuller
					Bachelor of Arts

Executive: Secretariat and Events					 Ms Sushie Padayachee
					Certificate in Basic Principles of Public Relations

COUNCIL MEMBERS
Chairperson					Mr Sechaba Motsieloa

Vice Chair and Business Representative Specialist			          Mr Ntokozo Mahlangu

Chief Executive Officer and Principal					                    Prof Benjamin Anderson

Executive Dean: Academic					                                 Dr Franzel du Plooy-Cilliers

Executive Dean: Research and Institutional Partnerships 			   Prof Hendrik Baltus Klopper

Executive Dean: Strategy and Stakeholder Management			        Dr Marla Koonin

Executive: Operations 					                                   Ms Marizanne Burger

Executive: Growth and Sustainability					                     Mr Thrishan Naicker

Executive: Secretariat and Events					                        Ms Sushie Padayachee

Business Representative Specialist					                       Dr Ivor Blumenthal

Brand Representative Specialist					                          Mr Artwell Nwaila

Law Representative Specialist					                            Mr Satish Roopa

Business Representative Specialist					                       Mr Thabo Mashaba

Alumni Representative					Mr Zain Reddiar

Technology Management Specialist					                         Dr Premie Naicker

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         FACULTY AT DA VINCI

         The Academic Community of The Da Vinci Institute has substantial teaching and academic research experience in both
         local and international universities and many also have vast business experience with expertise in their respective fields.
         Their expertise in both the academic as well as in the business arena, enables them to support the students to contribute to
         new knowledge as well as create and influence new applications within the world of business.

             Surname        First name               Qualifications

                                                     Master of Business Innovation (Deusto, University), Master of Business
             Allen          Genevieve (Mrs)
                                                     Administration (Herriot Watt University), Diploma in Marketing (IMM)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (UFS), Master of Arts in Psychology
             Anderson       Benjamin (Prof)          (UFS), Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy (UFS), Bachelor of
                                                     Arts in Theology (UFS), National Postgraduate Diploma in Theology (UFS)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                                     Da Vinci Institute), Master of Science in Management of Technology and
             Barnard        Alan (Dr)
                                                     Innovation (The Da Vinci Institute), Bachelor of Science in Industrial
                                                     Engineering (WITS)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
             Beharrie       Vulumuzi (Dr)            Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Administration (Preston University),
                                                     Bachelor of Business Administration (Preston University)

                                                     Master of Science in Management of Technology and Innovation (The Da
             Berkowitz      Adrienne                 Vinci Institute), Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (IMM), Bachelor of Arts
                                                     (WITS)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Education (UP), Master of Education (UP),
             Blom           Ronel (Dr)               Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (Royal Melbourne Institute of
                                                     Technology), Bachelor of Arts (UNISA)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instructional Design and
             Boshoff        Anna (Dr)                Development (UP), Master of Education (UP), Bachelor of Education
                                                     Honours (UP), Diploma in Higher Education and Training Practices (UP)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (UFS), Master of Arts in Clinical
             Bosman         Jan (Dr)
                                                     Psychology (US), Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (UPE)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology (UP), Master of Computer
             Botha          Adele (Prof)             Education (UP), Bachelor of Education Honours in Psychology (UP),
                                                     Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Maths (UJ)

                                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                                     Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Administration (UFS), National
             Brand          Hein (Dr)                Postgraduate Diploma in Management (UNISA), Certificate in Human
                                                     Resource Management (South African Management Development Institute
                                                     - SAMDI)

                                                     Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management (UNISA), Higher
             Brits          Esme
                                                     Teaching Diploma (Bloemfontein Teaching College)

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                                     Bachelor of Arts Honours in Industrial Psychology (UJ), Bachelor of Arts in
Brooks      Chantal (Ms)
                                     Humanities (UJ), Diploma in Labour Law (GIMT)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
Brough      Andy (Dr)                Da Vinci Institute), Master of Arts in Organisational Leadership (Regent
                                     Business School), Bachelor of Education (WITS)

                                     Master of Science in Technology and Innovation (The Da Vinci Institute),
Burger      Ben                      National Higher Diploma in Total Quality Management (TUT), National
                                     Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (TUT)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science (UNISA), Master of Business
Chigada     Joel (Prof)              Leadership (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration
                                     (UNISA)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy (UJ), Master of Commerce (UFH), Bachelor of
Chiliya     Norman (Prof)            Commerce Honours in Business Management (UFH), Bachelor of
                                     Commerce in Business Economics and Industrial Psychology (UFH)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management (National Central University
                                     of Taiwan), Master of Business Administration (University of Zimbabwe),
                                     Master of Science in Economics (University of Zimbabwe), Master of
Chinomona   Richard (Prof)
                                     Science in Public Administration (UFH), Bachelor of Science Honours in
                                     Politics and Administration (University of Zimbabwe), Bachelor of Science
                                     in Economics (University of Zimbabwe)

                                     Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in Communication (UNISA), Master
            Linda Lorraine Cecilia
Chipunza                             of Arts TESOL (Herriot-Watt University), Bachelor of Arts (University of
            (Dr)
                                     Rhodesia), Certificate in Education (University of Rhodesia)

                                     Master of Human Resource Management (UJ), Bachelor of Arts Honours
Claassen    Loudine
                                     in Industrial Psychology (UJ), Bachelor of Arts in Communication (UJ)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation
                                     (The Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Administration (Edinburgh
Clarke      Robert (Dr)              University), Management Development Programme (UP), National Higher
                                     Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (VUT), National Diploma in Mechanical
                                     Engineering (VUT)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                     Da Vinci Institute), Master of Science in Computer Science (RU), Bachelor
Cooke       Nickolas (Dr)
                                     of Science Honours in Electronics (RU), Bachelor of Science in Physics
                                     and Computer Science (RU)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems (UNISA), Master of Commerce
Dagada      Rabelani (Dr)            in Information Systems (WITS), Master of Education in Computer Based
                                     Education (UJ)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy (UCT), Master of Engineering (University of Ilorin),
                                     Bachelor of Engineering Honours (University of Ilorin), Postgraduate
Davidson    Innocent (Prof)
                                     Diploma in Business Management (UKZN), Associate Certificate in
                                     Sustainable Energy Management (BC Institute of Technology)

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                                                 Doctor of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology (UNISA),
                                                 Master of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology (UP),
             de Klerk          Marizanne (Dr)
                                                 Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management (UP),
                                                 Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management (UP)

                                                 Master of Commerce in Human Resources Management (UJ), Bachelor of
             De Kock           Philip (Mr)       Commerce Honours in Human Resources Development (UJ), Bachelor of
                                                 Administration in Labour Law and Public Administration (UP)

                                                 Master of Business Administration (MANCOSA), Masters in Business
             Derengi           Lloyd
                                                 Psychology , Bachelor of Philosophy (Pontificia Universitas Antonianum)

                                                 Master of Business Administration (Herriot-Watt University), Advanced
             De Sousa          Zito
                                                 Diploma in Taxation NQF Level 7 (UNISA)

                                                 Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management (The Da Vinci Institute),
             Deva              Sushil (Mr)
                                                 Diploma (Damelin)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
             Dickinson         Jeann (Dr)        Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Administration (WITS), Bachelor of
                                                 Commerce (UNISA)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies (UNISA), Master of
             Dirkse van                          Commerce in Business Management (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce
                               Riaan (Dr)
             Schalkwyk                           Honours in Business Management (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce in
                                                 Marketing Management

             Dorrington        Samantha (Miss)   Bachelor of Commerce (UNISA)

                                                 Bachelor of Arts Honours in Applied Linguistics (WITS), Bachelor of Arts in
             Douglas           Jenny (Mrs)
                                                 Education (WITS), Diploma (IPM), Certificate (UNISA)

                                                 Doctor of Literature and Philosophy (UNISA), Masters of Arts in
             Du Plooy-
                               Franzél (Dr)      Communication (UJ), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication (UJ),
             Cilliers
                                                 Bachelor of Arts in Communication (UJ)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                                 Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Leadership (UNISA), Bachelor of
             Du Toit           Pieter
                                                 Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management (UNISA), Bachelor
                                                 of Commerce (RAU)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (UJ), Master
             Duma              Mlungisi (Dr)     of Computer Science (UJ), Bachelor of Science Honours in Computer
                                                 Science (UJ), Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (UJ)

                                                 Doctor of Commerce in Auditing (UJ), Doctor of Commerce in Economics
                                                 (RAU), Master of Commerce in Economics (RAU), Bachelor of Commerce
             Els               Gideon (Prof)
                                                 Honours in Economics (RAU), Post Graduate Diploma in Education (RAU),
                                                 Bachelor of Commerce (RAU)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Sport Science (US), Master of Sport Science (US),
             Ferreira          Suzanne (Dr)      Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Biokinetics (US), Bachelor of Science in
                                                 Sport Science (US)

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                              Master of Management in Technology and Innovation (The Da Vinci
Fourie       Juliette         Institute), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Industrial Psychology (US),
                              Bachelor of Commerce in Industrial Psychology (US)

                              Master of Business Administration (Milpark Business School), Diploma in
Fuller       Mark
                              Business Management (Institute of Business Management)

                              Master of Business Administration (Oxford Brookes University), Diploma in
Galvao       Paul             Management Development (Damelin), Certificate in Professional Business
                              and Life Coach (UNISA)

                              Master of Theology (UP), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Philosophy (UP),
Gerber       Schalk           Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology (UNISA), Bachelor of Theology
                              (UP), Bachelor of Arts (UP)

Goddard      Belinda (Mrs)    Bachelor of Arts (UNISA)

                              Master of Science in Management of Technology and Innovation (The Da
Goddard      Richard          Vinci Institute), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management
                              (UNISA), Bachelor of Education (WITS)

                              Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Master of Education (UP), Postgraduate
Goode        Heather          Certificate in Higher Education (UP), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in
                              Economics (RU), Bachelor of Commerce (RU)

                              Doctor of Philosophy (UCT), Master of Commerce (UKZN), Bachelor
Govender     Krishna (Prof)   of Pedagogics in Commerce (UDW), Bachelor of Education (UNISA),
                              Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management (UNISA)

Govender     Merusha          Bachelor of Education Honours (UP), Bachelor of Education (UP)

                              Doctor of Philosophy in Organisational Behaviour (UP), Master of
                              Business Leadership (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in
Grobler      Schalk (Dr)
                              Business Management (UP), Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource
                              Management (UP)

Helleputte   Christian (Mr)   Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management (The Da Vinci Institute)

                              Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (NMMU), Master of Arts in Medical
                              Sociology (NWU), Master of Technology in Systemic Theology (UNISA),
Herholdt     Marius (Prof)
                              Postgraduate Diploma in Naturopathy (Calvary University), Bachelor of
                              Technology in Theology (UNISA)

                              Doctor of Philosophy in Education (UP), Master of Education (Vista
                              University), Master of Commerce in Business Information Systems
Herselman    Marlien (Dr)
                              (NMMU), Bachelor of Education in General Education (NWU), Bachelor of
                              Arts in Education (NWU)

                              Master of Business Administration (UCT), Bachelor of Commerce in
Heynes       Portia (Ms)
                              Banking (Damelin)

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                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Human and Community Development (University
                                                 of Illinois), Master of Science in Sociology and Social Anthropology
             Hodza         Fay (Dr)
                                                 (University of Zimbabwe), Bachelor of Science Honours in Sociology
                                                 (University of Zimbabwe)

                                                 Doctor of Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Business Administration
             Hove          George (Dr)           (MANCOSA), Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (IMM), Bachelor of
                                                 Business Studies (University of Zimbabwe)

                                                 Master of Business Administration (UP), Bachelor of Engineering Honours
             Isaac         Nithin (Mr)
                                                 (UP), Bachelor of Engineering (UP)

             Janse van                           Doctor of Technology in Practical Theology (UNISA), Master of Commerce
                           Gerhard (Dr)
             Rensburg                            in Leadership Studies (UKZN), Bachelor of Arts (UP)

                                                 Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (UP), Master of Business
                                                 Administration (GIBS), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology (Vista
             Jansen Van
                           Pieter Jacobus (Mr)   University), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Political Science (UPE), Bachelor
             Vuuren
                                                 of Arts in Political Science, Psychology and Public Administration (UPE),
                                                 Diploma in Industrial Relations (Damelin)

                                                 Master of Business Administration (WITS), Bachelor of Science in
             Johnston      Michael Ian (Mr)
                                                 Chemistry (UCT)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Management (UJ), Master of
             Joseph        Meera (Prof)          Computer Applications (Bangalore University), Bachelor of Science
                                                 (University of Kerala)

             Kachere       Blessing (Mr)         Master of Business Administration (MANCOSA)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                                 Da Vinci Institute), Master of Science in Transformation Management
             Kada          Stephen (Dr)
                                                 (University of Buckingham), Bachelor of Science in Sociology (University of
                                                 Zimbabwe)

                                                 Master of Commerce in Information Systems and Technology (UKZN),
                                                 Bachelor of Science Honours in Mathematics (Midlands State University),
             Kamalizeni    Aubrey (Mr)
                                                 Diploma in Project Management (BCC), Certificate of Education (University
                                                 of Cambridge)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (UP), Master of Public
                           Modimowabarwa
             Kanyane                             Administration (UL), Bachelor of Administration Honours (UL), Bachelor of
                           (Prof)
                                                 Administration (UL)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of
             Katsamba      Dzingai (Dr)          Business Administration (Regent Business School), Bachelor of Business
                                                 Administration (IMM)

                                                 Doctor of Philosophy in International Politics (UP), Master of Business
                                                 Leadership in Executive Project Management and Executive Strategic
             Khanyile      Moses Bongani (Dr)    Management (UNISA), Master of Arts in Political Science (US), Bachelor
                                                 of Military Science Honours (UCT), Bachelor of Military Science in Political
                                                 Science (US)

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                                     Doctor of Technology in Education (TUT), Master of Technology in
Khumalo      Sefiso Benedict (Dr)
                                     Education (TUT), Bachelor of Arts in Theology (Global University)

                                     Doctor of Commerce in Marketing Management (UJ), Master of Commerce
                                     in Marketing Management (RAU), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in
Klopper      Hendrik Baltus (Prof)
                                     Marketing Management (RAU), Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing
                                     Management (RAU)

                                     Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law (Global Business Solutions), Bachelor
Krause       Paula
                                     of Commerce in Business Management (The Da Vinci Institute)

Landman      Nadia (Mrs)             Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing (IMM)

                                     Master of Business Administration (US), Postgraduate Diploma in
Langa        Tshepho
                                     Economic Policy (UWC), Bachelor of Commerce (UKZN)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy (City University), Master of Business Administration
                                     (Harvard Business School), Master of Science in Economics (London
Lessem       Ronnie (Prof)
                                     School of Economics), Bachelor of Science Honours in Economics
                                     (University of Rhodesia and Nyasaland)

Leung        Wing Sze Vingin         Bachelor of Education Honours (WITS), Bachelor of Education (WITS)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                     Da Vinci Institute), Bachelor of Arts Honours in English (UP), Bachelor
Lloyd        Shirley (Dr)
                                     of Arts in Languages and Drama (UP), Postgraduate Diploma in Higher
                                     Education (Pretoria Teachers Training College)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Development Sociology (Wageningen University),
                                     Master of Science in Sociology and Social Anthropology (University of
Magadlela    Dumisani (Dr)
                                     Zimbabwe), Bachelor of Science Honours in Sociology (University of
                                     Zimbabwe)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering (WITS), Master of Science in
Mahachi      Jeffrey (Dr)            Structural Engineering (University of Surrey) Bachelor of Science Honours
                                     in Civil Engineering (University of Zimbabwe)

                                     Master of Management in Technology and Innovation (The Da Vinci
Mahlangu     Ntokozo (Mr)
                                     Institute), Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Sciences (UNISA)

                                     Master of Science in Governance and Development Management
Makunyane    Lefate (Mr)             (University of Birmingham), Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and
                                     Auditing (UNISA)

                                     Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management (MSU), National
Malemu       Madi (Mr)               Higher Diploma in Purchasing (Bulawayo Polytechnic College), Diploma in
                                     Education (University of Zimbabwe)

                                     Doctor of Philosophy in Electronic Engineering (US), Master of Science
Maneschijn   Anton (Dr)              in Aeronautical Engineering (WITS), Bachelor of Science in Mechanical
                                     Engineering (WITS)

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                                                    Master of Business Administration (The American University), Bachelor of
             Marais         Berenice Lue (Mrs)      Arts in Economics (The University of the District of Columbia), Diploma in
                                                    Hotel Management (DUT)

                                                    Doctor of Administration (University of Fort Hare), Master of Business
             Marutlulle     Noah Kaliofas (Dr)      Administration (MANCOSA), Bachelor of Business Administration (Newport
                                                    University)

                                                    Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management (Regent),
                                                    National Higher Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (University
             Masau          Willard
                                                    of Zimbabwe), National Diploma in Technical and Vocational
                                                    Education(University of Zimbabwe)

                                                    Master of Commerce in Marketing Strategy (Midlands State University),
             Masiyiwa       Portia (Ms)
                                                    Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Communication (Monash)

             Matimba        Irene Nyasha            Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics (Midlands State University)

                                                    Master of Business Administration (University of Zimbabwe), Master of
                                                    Education (University of Zimbabwe), Bachelor of Education (University of
             Mavunga        George
                                                    Zimbabwe), Diploma of Education (University of Zimbabwe), Diploma in
                                                    Training Management (Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe)

                                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                                    Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Administration (Management
             Mgwenya        John (Dr)               College of Southern Africa), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology
                                                    (UKZN), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Milpark
                                                    Business School)

             Minnaar        Francois (Mr)           Bachelor of Engineering (UP)

                                                    Bachelor of Arts Honours in Demography (UP), Bachelor of Arts in
             Minnie         Jan Benjamin (Mr)
                                                    Sociology and Psychology (UP)

                                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Vista University), Master of Education
             Mitchell       Jean (Dr)               (Vista University), Bachelor of Education in General Education (UNISA),
                                                    Bachelor of Arts (UP)

                                                    Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Regent Business School), Bachelor of
             Mnisi          Mgidi Emmanual (Mr)
                                                    Commerce (UJ)

                                                    Doctor of Philosophy (UP), Master of Business Administration
             Mokgobu        Phasoane Eliazer (Dr)   (Regent Business School), Master of Administration (UP), Bachelor of
                                                    Administration Honours (UP), Bachelor of Administration (UP)

                                                    Master of Business Administration (De Montfort University), Bachelor of
             Mokhabela      Taelo (Miss)
                                                    Education Honours (UL), Bachelor of Arts in Education (UL)

                                                    Master of Business Administration (NWU), Postgraduate Certificate in
             Mokoena        Lebohang                Education (NWU), Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Informatics
                                                    (NWU)

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                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Education Management (UP), Master of Education
Monareng       Mothai Amos (Dr)     Management (UP), Bachelor of Education Honours in Education
                                    Management (UNISA), Bachelor of Administration (UNISA)

                                    Bachelor of Administration (UNISA), Diploma in Personnel Management
Moodley        Saras (Mrs)
                                    (IAC), Diploma in Management Information Systems (UP)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Sport Science (UJ), Master of Adult Education
Morris-Eyton   Heather (Dr)         (WITS), Bachelor Honours in Education (WITS), Bachelor of Physical
                                    Education (WITS)

                                    Doctor of Technology in Logistics (TUT), Master of Business Leadership
                                    (UP), License in Organisation Scientisique Du Travali (University
Mpwanya        Musenga (Dr)
                                    of Cepromad - SAQA equivalency certificate to Honours Degree in
                                    Management)

                                    Master of Commerce in Financial Economics (UJ),Bachelor of Science
Mtetwa         Senzeni              Honours in Mathematics (RAU), Bachelor of Science in Mathematical
                                    Sciences (RAU)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Sustainable Agriculture (UFS), Master of Science in
                                    Extension and Resource Economics (UP), Bachelor of Science Honours in
Muchesa        Evans (Dr)
                                    Extension and Resource Economics (UP), Bachelor of Science in
                                    Agribusiness (Solusi University)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation
                                    (The Da Vinci Institute), Master of Science in Economic Transformation
Muchineripi    Paul (Dr)
                                    (Buckingham University UK), Bachelor of Administration (University of
                                    Zimbabwe)

                                    Doctor of Technology in Business Administration (TUT), Master of Science
Mukonza        Chipo (Dr)           in Agriculture and Applied Economics (University of Zimbabwe), Bachelor
                                    of Science Honours in Economics (University of Zimbabwe)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (UNISA), Master of Science in
Musakwa        Mercy Tsitsi (Dr)    Economics (University of Zimbabwe), Bachelor of Science Honours in
                                    Economics (University of Zimbabwe)

                                    Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Milpark Business
Muthee         Siddiah              School), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Applied Linguistics (UJ), Bachelor of
                                    Arts in Language Practioners (UJ)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (UJ), Master of Commerce in
Muzenda        Alexander (Dr)       Economics (UJ), Bachelor of Science Honours in Monitory and Financial
                                    Economics (UFH), Bachelor of Commerce in Management (UFH)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Management and Informations Systems (UWC),
Naicker        Visvanathan (Prof)   Master of Commerce in Management (UWC), Advanced Diploma in
                                    Management (UWC)

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                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Business
                                              Leadership (UNISA), Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management
             Naidoo          Calvin (Dr)
                                              NQF Level 7 (UNISA), Bachelor of Theology (UNISA), Diploma in
                                              Accounting (Damelin)

                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation
             Ncube           Mthandazo (Dr)   (The Da Vinci Institute), Master of Business Administration (UKZN),
                                              Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (ExEd)

                                              Master of Organisational Leadership (Regent University, USA), Master of
                                              Science in Chemistry (Wits), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human
             Ndou            Valerie
                                              Resources Development (UJ), Bachelor of Science Honours in Chemistry
                                              (RU), Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry (RU)

                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies (WITS), Master of
                                              Philosophy in Human Resource Development (UJ), Bachelor of Education
             Ndzwayiba       Nceba (Dr)
                                              Honours in Training and Development (NW), Bachelor of Technology in
                                              Human Resource Development (UNISA)

                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
             Nemaenzhe       Peter (Dr)       (UP), Master of Business Leadership (UNISA), Bachelor of Science in
                                              Chemistry and Mathematics (Medunsa)

                                              Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics (UP), Bachelor of
             Nienaber        Thinus (Mr)
                                              Commerce in Business Economics (UFS)

                                              Master of Business Administration (Oxford University), Master of Science
                                              in Global Energy, Climate Change Policy and Mineral Law (University of
             Ngubo           Boy Manqoba
                                              London), Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science (UNISA), Bachelor
                                              of Accounting Science (UFS)

                                              Master of Business Administration (The City University London), Bachelor
             Ngwenya         Lulama (Mr)      of Accounting Science Honours (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce in
                                              Accounting (UCT)

                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (WITS), Master of Science in
             Nyamkure        Blondel (Dr)     Economics (UKZN), Diploma in Project Management (UKZN), Bachelor of
                                              Commerce in Accounting Honours (UKZN)

             Nyikadzawanda   Goshen (Mr)      Bachelor of Life Sciences (UNISA)

                                              Doctor of Philosophy in Business Science (WITS), Master of Business
             Owusu           Martin (Dr)      Management (Kwame Nkrumah University), Bachelor of Arts Honours
                                              (Kwame Nkrumah University)

                                              Master of Management in Technology and Innovation (The Da Vinci
                                              Institute), Master of Business Leadership (UNISA), Postgraduate Diploma
             Padayachee      Logan
                                              in Telecommunications (Ecsa), Bachelor of Commerce in Business
                                              Management (UNISA)

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Doctor of Professional Studies (Middlesex University), Master of Education
Pampallis      Paddy (Dr)         in Educational Psychology (WITS), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Clinical
                                  Psychology (UNISA), Bachelor of Arts (UNISA)

                                  Master of Management in ICT Policy and Regulation (WITS), Postgraduate
Patel          Ashraf (Mr)
                                  Diploma in Telecommunications and Information Policy (UNISA)

                                  Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics (UKZN), Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
Pippa          Mullins (Mrs)
                                  (UKZN)

                                  Master of Business Administration (MANCOSA), Postgraduate Certificate in
Ponoane        Napo (Mr)
                                  Information Technology Management (WITS)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                  Da Vinci Institute), Master of Science in Management of Technology and
Poolo          Ishmael (Dr)
                                  Innovation (The Da Vinci Institute), Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical
                                  Engineering

                                  Master of Business Administration (UP), Bachelor of Science in
Potgieter      Theo
                                  Agricultural Economics (UP)

                                  Master of Commerce in Marketing Management (NWU), Bachelor of
Pretorius      Dawn               Technology in Risk Management (WITS), Diploma in Sales and Marketing
                                  (Union College)

                                  Doctor of Commerce in Human Resource Management (UP), Master of
                                  Commerce in Human Resource Management (UP), Bachelor of Commerce
Pretorius      Werner (Dr)
                                  Honours in Human Resource Management (UP), Bachelor of Commerce in
                                  Human Resource Management (UP)

                                  Master of Arts in Sociology (RAU), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Sociology
Quilliam       Neale Edwin (Mr)
                                  (UNISA), Bachelor of Arts in English and Sociology (UNISA)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
Rajab          Rooksana (Dr)      Da Vinci Institute), Master of Higher Education (UKZN), Postgraduate
                                  Diploma in Tertiary Education (UNISA), Bachelor of Oral Health (UKZN)

                                  Master of Business Administration (UKZN), Bachelor of Commerce in
Reason         Sibanda (Mr)       Technology Management (DUT), Diploma in Office Management (Harare
                                  Polytechnical College)

                                  Master of Management in Technology and Innovation (The Da Vinci
Reddy          Jayesh
                                  Institute), Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (UKZN)

Rissik-Nunes   Michelle (Mrs)     Bachelor of Commerce (WITS), Higher Diploma in Education (WITS)

                                  Master of Business Leadership (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce in
Roper          Patricia
                                  Business Economics (UNISA)

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                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology (NMMU), Master of
                                                  Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Technology in Information
             Ruxwana       Nkqubela (Dr)
                                                  Systems (WITS), Bachelor of Technology in Engineering Computer Systems
                                                  (TUT), National Diploma in Engineering Computer Systems (TUT)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (Edinburgh University), Master of
             Ruysenaar     Shaun (Dr)             Geography and Environmental Management (WITS), Bachelor of Science
                                                  Honours (WITS), Bachelor of Science in Physics and Geography (RAU)

                                                  Master of Business Administration (UCT), Bachelor of Science in Chemical
             Scallan       Brian
                                                  Engineering (UCT), Bachelor of Commerce in Economics (UNISA)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership (University of Gallen, Switzerland),
                                                  Lizentiaten der Wirtschaftswissenschaften equivalent to Master of
             Schieffer     Alexander (Prof)
                                                  Economics (University of Gallen, Switzerland), Llicentiatus Oeconomicus
                                                  equivalent to a Bachelor of Science (University of Gallen, Switzerland)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Psychology (Atlantic International
             Scholtz       Dewald (Dr)            University), Master of Business Administration (WITS), Master of Arts
                                                  (UNISA), Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management (UJ)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resource Management (TUT), Master
                                                  of Commerce in Industrial Psychology (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce
             Schultz       Cecile (Prof)
                                                  Honours in Human Resource Management (UP), Bachelor of Commerce in
                                                  Industrial Psychology (NWU)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
             Sekgaphane    Mamohau (Dr)           Da Vinci Institute), Master of Management in Technology and Innovation
                                                  (The Da Vinci Institute), Bachelor of Commerce Marketing (NWU)

             Selebogo      Mokgethi               Master of Business Leadership (UNISA), Bachelor of Commerce (NWU)

                                                  Doctor of Public Health (MEDUNSA), Master of Public Health (Temple
             Setswe        Geoffrey (Prof)        University in Philadelphia), Bachelor of Nursing Science and Art Honours
                                                  (MEDUNSA) Bachelor of Arts in Nursing Science (UNISA)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Technology and Innovation (The
                                                  Da Vinci Institute), Master of Science in Information Technology (Anglia
             Shapeta       Bevan (Dr)
                                                  Ruskin University, UK), Bachelor of Science in Computers (National
                                                  Computing Centre)

                                                  Doctor of Science in Genetics (UP), Master of Business Leadership
             Shipham       Sidney (Dr)
                                                  (UNISA), Master of Science in Genetics (UP)

                                                  Doctor of Social Sciences (The Da Vinci Institute), Doctor of Theology
             Sigamoney     Claudia Lavelle (Dr)   (Team Impact University), Master in Business Administration (Regent
                                                  Business School), Bachelor of Commerce (UNISA)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Human Movement Science (UP), Master of Arts in
             Singh         Paul (Prof)            Human Movement Science (UKZN), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Physical
                                                  Education (UKZN), Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education (UKZN)

                                                  Doctor of Philosophy (UCT), Master of Arts (UCT), Bachelor of Arts
             Smith         Ailsa Stewart (Dr)
                                                  Honours (UCT), Bachelor of Arts (UCT)

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Smith         Lionell Loyd (Mr)   Master of Business Administration (WITS) Bachelor of Science (WITS)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science (UP), Master of Education
                                  in Computer Aided Education (UP), Postgraduate Diploma in Education
Steyn         Dolf (Dr)
                                  (Goustad College of Education), Bachelor of Education (S.A. College for
                                  Educational and Further Training)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management (UJ), Master of Commerce
                                  (UFH), Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management (UFH),
Stoutjesdyk   Robin (Dr)
                                  Bachelor of Commerce in Business Economics and Industrial Psychology
                                  (UFH)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Sustainable Agriculture (UFS), Master of Science
Stroebel      Aldo (Dr)           in Agricultural Development (Ghent University), Bachelor of Agricultural
                                  Science Honours (UP), Bachelor of Science in Physiology (UP)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Organisational Behaviour (UP), Master of
Swarts        Ilze (Dr)           Commerce in Industrial Psychology (USB), Bachelor of Commerce
                                  Honours in Industrial Psychology (USB), Bachelor of Commerce (USB)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy (RU), Master of Education (RU), Bachelor of Social
Taylor        Simon (Prof)
                                  Science Honours (UKZN), Bachelor of Social Science Honours (UKZN)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism Management (NWU), Master of
                                  Technology in Tourism Management (VUT), Postgraduate Diploma in
Taylor        Trish (Dr)
                                  Higher Education (IIE), Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management
                                  (VUT), National Diploma in Travel and Tourism Practice (WITS)

                                  Doctor of Public Administration (UNISA), Master of Public Administration
              Davhana Reckson     (University of Venda), Bachelor of Public Administration Honours
Thakathi
              (Prof)              (University of Venda), Bachelor in Public Administration (University of
                                  Venda), Diploma in Public Administration (University of the North)

                                  Doctor of Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Business Administration
Thaver        Gerald (Dr)         (Milpark Business School), Bachelor of Commerce in Business
                                  Management (UNISA)

Teeruth       Anusha              Postgraduate Diploma (UKZN), Bachelor of Commerce (UKZN)

                                  Master of Science in Atmospheric Sciences (WITS), Bachelor of Science in
Tosen         Greg
                                  Operations Research (UNISA), Diploma in Meteorology (TUT)

                                  Doctor of Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Business Administration
Tshehla       Makgopa (Prof)      (UKZN), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (UKZN),
                                  Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (UCT)

                                  Doctor of Technology in Informatics (CPUT), Master of Science in Statistics
Uys           Corrie (Dr)         (UNISA), Bachelor of Science Honours in Statistics (UNISA), Bachelor of
                                  Music (UPE)

                                  Doctor of Philosophy in Corporate Strategy (UFS), Master of Business
Van Buuren    Rudolph (Dr)        Administration (Henley Business School), Bachelor of Commerce in
                                  Business Management (UNISA)

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                                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (University of Hertfordshire,
             van de Linde   Andries (Dr)            UK), Master of Technology in Electrical Engineering (NMMU), Postgraduate
                                                    Diploma in Higher Education (UNISA)

                                                    Doctor of Business Administration (NMMU), Master of Business
             Van Den Berg   Ruaan (Dr)
                                                    Administration (Bond University)

                                                    Doctor of Technology in Human Resource Management (TUT), Master
             van Hoek       Catharina (Dr)          of Technology in Human Resource Management (TUT), Bachelor of Arts
                                                    Honours in Psychology (PU)

                                                    Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (UP), Master of Clinical Psychology
             Van Zyl        Deon (Dr)               (UJ), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology (UJ), Bachelor of Arts in
                                                    Psychology (UJ)

                                                    Master of Business Administration (NMU), National Diploma in Biomedical
             Venturini      Ronwyn (Ms)
                                                    Technology (NMU)

                                                    Doctor of Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Business Leadership
                                                    (UNISA), Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Design (UNISA),
             Viljoen        Rica (Dr)
                                                    Postgraduate Diploma in Group Process Consultation (UNISA), Bachelor of
                                                    Commerce (UNISA)

                                                    Masters of Business Administration (Bond University), Diploma in
             Wagner         Belinda (Mrs)
                                                    Marketing (IMM)

                                                    Bachelor of Technology in Education (Technikon, Pretoria), National
             Wessels        Anna-Marie (Ms)
                                                    Diploma (Technikon, Pretoria)

                                                    Master of Business Administration (Business School Netherlands),
             Williams       Augustine Julian (Mr)   Postgraduate Diploma in Economics (University of London), Bachelor of
                                                    Commerce (UWC)

                                                    Diploma in Human Resource Management (Damelin), Higher Certificate in
             Wills          Jeanine (Mrs)
                                                    Management of Innovation and Technology (The Da Vinci Institute)

                                                    Master of Business Administration (University of Wales), Bachelor of Arts
             Winter         Vanessa (Mrs)           Honours in Psychology (UNISA), Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (UNISA),
                                                    Diploma in Education (WITS)

                                                    Doctor of Business Administration (TUT), Master of Organisational
                                                    Leadership (TUT), Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration
             Zhowa          Takesure (Dr)           (Regent Business School), Postgraduate Certificate in Education
                                                    (Haaga-Helia University), Diploma in Vocational and Technical Education
                                                    (University of Zimbabwe)

                                                    Doctor of Business Leadership (UNISA), Master of Business Administration
             Zungunde       Matildah (Dr)           (MANCOSA), Bachelor of Business Administration and Marketing (IMM),
                                                    Diploma in Banking (Institute of Bankers), Diploma in Marketing (IMM)

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BUSINESS LEADERSHIP – THE PHILOSOPHY

Over the years, the approach to the development of                      Organisations that strive to be globally competitive
managers has been the subject of much debate. More                      need to be managed by people who have a
recently, there is increasing evidence of a growing                     profound understanding of the complexities of
disillusionment among employers that business school                    managing an environment in which technology,
graduates are simply not equipped to return to the work                 innovation and people have a pervasive impact on
environment and make a meaningful contribution. In view                 competitive advantage. The Institute specialises in the
of this apparent lack of ‘fit for purpose’ programme design,            development of business leaders who are equipped
The Institute has developed an innovative approach to                   with, amongst other, problem probing and decision-
managerial leadership development. The approach is                      making skills, as related to the above
based on the following aspects:
                                                                        In-company solutions - In the event of company
      Students are assessed by way of both formative                    sponsored programmes, each assessment is linked
      and summative assessments, including: integrated                  to a work-related assignment in which candidates
      assessments, research projects, dissertations and                 are expected to use their newly acquired skills, to
      theses, where applicable                                          find conceptual solutions to a work based challenge

      Use of Case Studies - While examples from other                   Cooperation with students - Active associations
      operations (both successes and failures) are often                between The Institute and various private and
      cited and deemed important to learning, The Institute             public sector operations has afforded The Institute
      (as many international academic institutions) utilises            the opportunity of working in a diverse range of
      the in-house case study approach as an important                  organisations. The success of its programmes
      learning process                                                  emanates from effective cooperation where there is
                                                                        joint responsibility for the full integration of learning
      The application of Business Driven Action Learning                within the student’s work environment.
      principles - Learning through experiences in other
      environments, is perceived to be an important               The Institute graphically represents its Business Leadership
      element in the development of new skills. This              Framework as follows:
      concept encourages candidates to take experiences
      from environments very different from their own and
      to ’laterally link’ the learning to their own environment

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         THE DA VINCI INSTITUTE’S TIPS™ MANAGERIAL LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK

         The intent of The Da Vinci Institute’s TIPS™ Managerial
         Leadership Framework is to provide a systemic awareness of
         the multiple sub-systems at play within society, including the
         workplace; evoking an awareness of existing mental models
                                                                                THE MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY (MOT)
         and the ability to re-think and dissect assumptions about work
                                                                               Here we argue that we are all technologists, everyone of us who
         performance to inform the future. In applying this complex
                                                                              knows how to do something in a certain way and uses tools to do
         systemic lens, individuals are afforded an opportunity to            it, be they pencils or personal computers, machine tools or video
         make sense (sense making) of their own reality in relation to       screens. Teachers, auto designers, builders of factories or financial
         the proposed conceptual frame. In doing so, the emergence          plans, whether we use language labs or lasers in whatever we do, we
                                                                                   participate in the management of technology of our age.
         of additional and/or similar managerial leadership practices
         and competencies may afford individuals the opportunity
         to co-create alternative interpretations, perspectives, and/
         or conceptual frameworks to cooperatively navigate change
         and add new knowledge to the domain.
                                                                                 THE MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION (MOI)
         The TIPS™ Managerial Leadership Framework aims
                                                                                This is essentially about how an organisation firstly
         to contribute towards the overarching field of Business                 capitalises on the ideation process to develop an
         Leadership. The framework has been developed utilising a               innovative product, service, process of system and
         longitudinal study over a 28 year period, based on over 150             as a result to commercialise and implement such
                                                                                                     innovation.
         metrics. Utilising both a qualitative and quantitative research
         design, the study used a mixed method of self-administered
         questionnaires, workshops and semi-structured interviews.
         The sample to date consists of approximately 1900
         organisations including emerging, small, medium and large
         enterprises representing various continents.
                                                                                    THE MANAGEMENT OF PEOPLE (MOP)
                                                                               This is about the understanding of the human bridge
                                                                              in implementing organisational processes and how the
                                                                              organisational human factor is leveraged, showing how
                                                                             and where people make the real difference in sustaining
                                                                                      organisational growth and competence.

                                                                                   THE MANAGEMENT OF SYSTEMS (MOS)
                                                                           Here we focus on the synthesis of all organisational activities
                                                                              and performances systemically, in an attempt to solve
                                                                            unique problems. The re-design of a competitive landscape
                                                                            may result in being hyper competitive. It also assumes that
                                                                            one perceives reality as a combination of known, knowable,
                                                                                         complex and chaotic dimensions.

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                                                                                 Figure 1: Core elements
                                                                                 of The TIPS™ Managerial
                                                                                 Leadership Framework

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         GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

         As a result of South Africa’s historical imbalances, there are
         disparities in income and occupations which our clients             The admission requirements of The Institute are in line with
         seek to redress. In view thereof, our student numbers are           the policies and regulations promulgated by the Department
         also informed by requests from the workplace, with a strong         of Higher Education and Training.
         equity focus to eliminate unfair discrimination in seeking to
         achieve a diverse and broadly representative workforce.             The Institute offers the following alternative route:
                                                                                    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for access
         In so doing, The Institute seeks to promote the Constitutional
         right of equality and promote economic development by its
         contribution as a good educational steward of transformation.       ADMISSION PROCEDURE

         It is a condition of enrolment for a Da Vinci qualification that:   A completed application form must be submitted by all
               a student must have access to personal technology             prospective students to the Admissions office, together
               (data, a stable Internet connection and computer), as         with   the   required    supporting    documentation.   The
               studying through The Institute is dependent on online         Admissions office will communicate the specific process
               engagements                                                   and dates related to the relevant programme which has
               a student may register at The Institute on condition          been applied for.
               that the student is not presently registered at any
               other institution for another qualification.

         Applicants must meet the minimum statutory requirements
         of the relevant qualification in addition to any requirement
         specified in the admission criteria of the qualification. The
         admission requirements are indicated under the admission
         criteria for each qualification.

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QUALIFICATIONS           3

3.1 HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
SAQA ID 96742 		                   		             120 CREDITS		                               		                         NQF 5

The Higher Certificate is specifically designed to enable        personal development opportunities whilst meeting their job
members of an organisation, whose career paths have not          requirements and emphasising the integration of systems,
necessarily included gaining formal qualifications, to realise   technology, innovation and people development concepts
their true potential by developing them to understand their      into each individual’s performance. The curriculum
role in an organisational context and preparing them to          is coupled with the choice of elective modules in the
perform their job effectively within a modern organisational     curriculum that hone students’ skills in a particular area.
environment. The qualification also equips students with

THE CURRICULUM FOR THE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY
AND INNOVATION

 Module                                                                                                        Credits
                                                    Fundamental Modules
 Self, Other and Social Contexts                                                                                 10
 Creative Thinking, Decision-Making and Problem Solving                                                           8
 Systems Thinking                                                                                                12
                                                        Core Modules
 Management of Innovation                                                                                        10
 Management of People                                                                                            10
 Management of Technology                                                                                        10
 Total Compulsory Credits                                                                                        60

 Students are required to select any one of the following subject areas, which consists of elective modules to the value
                                                       of 60 credits
 • Banking Practice                                              • New Venture Creation
 • Business Analysis                                             • Project Management
 • Business Improvement Specialists                              • Safety, Health, Environmental, Risk and Quality (SHERQ)
 • Business Management                                             Management
 • Culturally Dynamic Management                                 • Sales Process and Management Environment
 • Customs Brokerage                                             • Small and Medium Enterprises
 • Customer Centricity                                           • Supply Chain Management: Logistics and Transport
 • Key Account Management                                        • Transformation through Employer Compliance

 Total Elective Credits                                                                                          60
 Total Credits                                                                                                  120

Kindly contact The Institute for availability of electives. The Institute reserves the right not to run a particular elective
subject area should minimum enrolment numbers not be reached. For further information about this qualification and
/or elective subject area options, contact the Registry office on 011 6081331 or registry@davinci.ac.za. You can also
visit our website www.davinci.ac.za

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