The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves - Steven Spielberg

Mentoring, Coaching and Specialist Facilitation

Area of mentoring/coaching Description Delivery
Business Mentor Supporting startups from personal business experience and expertise so that they avoid critical mistakes and make smart decisions to set them up for success. TuksNovation - Hightech Business Incubator - University of Pretoria
Career planning Career planning and pathing – how do I prepare for my next opportunity
  • Skype coaching session
  • Individual contact session
  • Knowledge cafes – don’t think outside the box, there is no box
  • Design thinking - a solution-based approach to solving problems
  • Session design, with 1 Skype coaching session
  • Group contact session
Leadership Customization and facilitation of a Leadership Experiential Course for high school entry level learners (Grade 7’s). Suitable for groups of between 50-60 learners Group contact session
  • Skype coaching session/ mentoring session
  • Individual contact session
Motivation Design and package set of 1-hour motivational, inspirational and experiential modules, “Power Hours” with work books. Customisation for specific applications and organisational objectives:
  1. Organisational design, job grading and levels of work –designing an organisation
  2. Enterprise architecture, solution architecture, business architecture – how does architecture work for me?
  3. Let governance work for you – navigating governance processes.
  4. Centre of excellence – principles, application, EXCELLENCE!
  5. Communities of practice – principles, application, implementation
  6. Behavioural change management – principles and application of moving the workforce from here to there!
  7. Root cause analysis – the recipe to finding the real issues
  8. My personal brand and leadership point of view
  9. Taking my skills into the world of work (and home!) - visualization, self-talk, positive affirmations, conflict management techniques
  • Skype coaching session
  • Individual or Group contact sessions
Strategic planning Design, customization and facilitation of strategy development for small and medium enterprises, religious organisations and church boards
  • Toolkit with 1 Skype coaching session
  • Group contact session
Team building Design, customization and facilitation of staff wellness programmes enabling high performance teams, focused on team motivation or to address pertinent team issues. Group contact session
Work-life balance Achieving academic success while maintaining a balance among personal interests, family and social or leisure activities, work.
  • Skype coaching / mentoring session
  • Individual contact sessions

Supervision or co-supervision (completed)

Sudent Name Research Study Title
Brenda Didi-Quvane PhD (2019): Framework for dynamic risk management in agile organisations
Carin Koekemoer MIT (mini-dissertation 2018): The impact of consumer complaint resolution on customer satisfaction within the banking industry: a proposed framework
Sharazaan Collins MBA (mini-dissertation 2018): Alignment between IT and Business Strategies within a selected Telecommunications company in Gauteng: Opportunities and Threats
Rhyno Adendorff MBA (mini-dissertation 2018): Cloud adoption influences in South African business
Ryan Steinberg MBA (mini-dissertation 2018): The Effect of Equality Acts on Employees and Businesses
Tracy-Lee Alison Kotze M.Comm (2017): The role of knowledge capturing during the elicitation of system requirements in a high-reliability organisation in South Africa
Busisiwe Sara Juleka MIT (2017): Enabling business transformation through Enterprise Architecture using the Knowing Cycle in South African state owned and private companies
Anele Apleni MBA (2017): Harnessing information communication technologies to improve service delivery within the National Department Of Home Affairst
Satish Ramcharan MBA (2017): Technologies within Mobile Call Centres: Impact on Customer Service
Lebohang Lindamkhonto Sithole MBA (2017): Information Technology and Business Strategy alignment within Corporate South Africa: An assessment of the alignment maturity levels
Thembinkosi Nyoni MBA (2017): Reimaging relationships between the Information Technology Division and Business units within a short term insurance company in Johannesburg
Nelius Janse van Rensburg MBA (2017): Critical analysis of an ISO asset management standard on maintenance management of heavy mining equipment
Bapiwe Nyeli MBA (2017): Factors affecting the impact of mobile payments: A case study of part time students
Venencia Masekesa MBA (2016): Key drivers of life insurance purchases in South Africa - a consumer perspective
Rushantha Mohabier MBA (2016): The effect of mobile social networking and mobile technologies on student productivity within a high school in South Africa
Lauren van der Merwe MBA (2016): Evaluating key elements of message modification in online search advertising's copy to increase effectiveness for online payroll software in South Africa
Nicky Slaffa MBA (2016): The state of affairs of curriculum assessment policy statements in Gauteng primary schools
Connie Angel Mkhize MBA (2015): The role of ICT in South African automated payments clearing: interconnectivity and interoperability
Mulalo Livhuwani Mukwevho MBA (2015): Risk management in business processes within South African telecommunications companies; challenges and success
Tsebeletso Mashau MIT (2015): Knowledge Management Critical Success Factors in the Financial Sector in South Africa
Kethabile Seekane MBA (2014): The future of South African print media companies in a digital world: challenges and implications
Nthabiseng Mpila MBA (2014): Enterprise Risk Management: impact, effectiveness and challenges within the South African telecommunications industry
Lindani Welcome Mbhele MBA (2014) – co-supervisor: Systems approach on maintenance strategies to enhance customer service: An Eskom Eastern Cape Operating Unit Survey
Victor W. Chisiiwa-Sithole MBA (2014): Viability of outsourcing internet banking services support process at a South African Bank
Sikhumbuzo Prince Maphumulo MBA (2014): SIM card based value added services as an alternative revenue generator for mobile network operators in South Africa
Nasen Marimuthu Govender MBA (2014): The Black Swan paradox: Investigation into the myth that SAP projects fail more often than they succeed
Kavendren Naicker MBA (2013): The Effects of Outsourcing on Lexmark International’s Performance