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Prof

Prof Piet NAUDÉ

Director: USB

  • Current affairs: expert comment on societal matters that make the headlines
  • USB strategic issues: USB's vision and mission, views on business school-related matters
  • Transformation in higher education
  • Ethical leadership: What kind of leadership do the country and business need
  • Religion, church and theology

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4221

Email: piet.naude@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Charles ADJASI

Head: Development Finance Programmes

 

  • Financial market development in Africa
  • FDI in Africa
  • Impact assessment of development policy interventions
  • Poverty analysis and household welfare
  • Firm behavior and productivity from a developing country prespective
  • International trade and development

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4284

Email: charles.adjasi@usb.ac.za

 

Mr

Martin BUTLER

 

  • IT, technology, digital quotient and blended learning – the use and value of IT in business and teaching
  • Cyber security
  • Information systems management
  • Project management
  • Technology futures

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4219

Email: martin.butler@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Mias DE KLERK

Head: Research

  • Organisational development
  • Organisational behaviour
  • HR matters
  • Human capital management
  • Leadership

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4139

Email: mias.deklerk@usb.ac.za

 

Dr

Dr Babita MATHUR-HELM

 

  • Diversity awareness, understanding and sensitivity: in business and in leadership
  • Gender empowerment: women in leadership and management, gender equality in the workplace, socially and culturally led gender roles in the workplace
  • Women in Leadership & Management Studies
  • Creating multicultural organisations, creating inclusive organisational culture
  • Broad-based black economic empowerment

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4286

Email: babita@sun.ac.za

 

Mr

Dr Daniel MALAN

Director: Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa

 

  • Corporate governance in Africa: ethics, risk and compliance, corporate governance and sustainability issues
  • World Economic Forum matters
  • Triple bottom lin e: sustainability and corporate governance
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate governance, corporate responsibilty

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4342

Email: daniel.malan@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof André ROUX

 

  • Economy: South Africa and the global economy – developments, red flags, policy analysis
  • African economy: In relation to SA and world economy
  • Future scenarios: What to expect in 10, 20 or 30 years?
  • Economics
  • Africa country risk analysis

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4145

Email: andre@ifr.sun.ac.za

 

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Prof Arnold SMIT

Director: Centre for Business in Society (USB-ED)

 

  • Sustainability
  • The role of business in society
  • Triple bottom line
  • Responsible leadership
  • Corporate responsibility

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4404

Email: Arnold.Smit@usb-ed.com

 

Prof

Prof Marlize TERBLANCHE-SMIT

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  • Strategic marketing and branding
  • Consumer behaviour

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4399

Email: Marlize.Terblanche-Smit@usb.ac.za

Dr

Dr Marietjie THERON-WEPENER

Head: USB Small Business Academy

Senior lecturer 

  • Corporate reputation, reputation management
  • Strategic and leadership communication
  • Marketing management
  • Marketing communication

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4224

Email: Marietjie.Theron-Wepener@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Marius UNGERER

Associate professor

 

  • Business strategy
  • Planning
  • Organisational development and culture
  • Entrepreneurship, issues relating to small and medium enterprises
  • Management consulting
  • Strategic management

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4111

Email: mariusu@usb.ac.za

 

Dr

Dr Salomé VAN COLLER-PETER

Head: MPhil in Management Coaching

 

  • Coaching, mentoring and personal development: The importance of coaching for everyone (those starting out or those established in their careers or in business), issues to consider in relation to personal development
  • Leadership team coaching for transformation and alignment.
  • Project managemennt
  • Stress, time and conflict management

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4278

Email: salome.vancoller@usb.ac.za

 

Mr

Jako VOLSCHENK

Senior lecturer

 

  • Environmental finance: cost of mistreating the environment, cost of climate change, etc.
  • The Green Economy: renewable energy, etc.
  • Business in society
  • General management

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4234

Email: jako.volschenk@usb.ac.za

 

Dr

Dr Nicolene WESSON

Senior lecturer

 

  • Finance matters: treasury, etc.
  • Listed companies
  • Shares: selling, buying, buybacks
  • Budgets: public and private sector
  • Management accounting (financial analysis)

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Email: nicolene.wesson@usb.ac.za

 

Dr

Dr Johan SMITH

Senior lecturer

 

  • Financial strategy and management
  • Capital structure 
  • Capital budgeting 
  • Cost of capital and discount rates in financial management
  • Business finance

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4111

 johan.smith@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Eon SMIT

 

  • Business statistics
  • Business forecasting 
  • Financial markets 
  • Derivative Instruments,
  • Decision analysis

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4225

Email: evdms@usb.sun.ac.za

 

Dr

Dr Heidi RAUBENHEIMER

Head: PhD Programme

 

  • Decision analysis and finance
  • Investment management
  • Portfolio construction
  • Capital markets

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4346

Email: heidi.raubenheimer@usb.ac.za

 

Dr

Dr John MORRISO

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Senior Research Consultant

 

  • Management and organisational systems and processes
  • Research methods
  • Project management
  • Research methodology and research coaching
  • Financial modelling in Excel

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4258

Email: jm@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Sylvanus

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Head: PhD in Development Finance

 

  • Money
  • Banking and finance
  • Poverty studies
  • Development finance: Perspectives in Africa
  • Economic development perspective in Africa
  • Public sector finance
  • Microfinance

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4485

Email: sylvanus.ikhide@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Wim GEVERS

 

  • Modelling for decision support
  • Relationship between accounting data on the behaviour of share prices 
  • The effect of public announcements and other information on the movement of share prices 
  • Technical analysis of share prices 
  • Models for decision support systems 
  • Neural networks in financial markets

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 42

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Email: wim.gevers@usb.ac.za

 

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MC BOTHA

Executive: Centre for Project Management Intelligence

 

  • Project management
  • Shared services
  • Local government

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4334

Email: mc.botha@usb-ed.com

 

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Dr Kosie DE VILLIERS

Part-time lecturer

 

  • Marketing
  • Visual media
  • Electronic banking
  • Business development
  • NGO sector
  • Business strategy
  • Alliance management, international relations

Tel: +27 (0)21 887 5405

Email: kosie@stellenbosch.co.za

 

Prof

Prof Brian GANSON

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  • Business, conflict and development
  • Conflict prevention
  • Socio-political risk assessment and risk management
  • Management in complex environments
  • Negotiation and mediation

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4381

Email: Brian.Ganson@usb.ac.za

 

Prof

Prof Charlene GERBER

Professor

Head: MBA Research Assignments

Marketing Management and Research Methodology

 

  • Branding
  • Business research

Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4226

Email: cgerber@usb.ac.za

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