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School of Management Sciences


The School of Management Sciences held a Doctoral and Masters Colloquium on Wednesday 13th March and Friday 15th March 2013 in the Council Chambers, 1st Floor, Main Building, South Campus.

The students presented their research topics and time was allocated for the audience and panel to ask questions and provide feedback, in order to assist them further.

The following students presented:

Caleigh McKenzie A profile of the Management Skills of Females in the Construction and Engineering Industry of Nelson Mandela Bay Supervisors: Mr P Tai-Hing and Prof M Struwig
Thi Anh Thu Dao Women's perceptions regarding financial planning with specific reference to investment Supervisors: Prof E Venter and Ms J Krüger
Arnaud Lama Ndai The impact of happiness on the job satisfaction of employees in the ICT industry Supervisors: Prof E Venter and Prof A Calitz
Jackie Palframan Education needs of the Financial Planning Industry  Supervisor: Prof J.K Bosch
Andrew Marriott Consumer Awareness of Pick and Pay Private Label Brands Supervisors: Prof M Struwig and Prof M Roberts-Lombard
Makatleho Julia Letele-Matabooe Mentoring as a Strategic Tool for SME's in Emerging Economies Promoters: Prof E Venter and Dr C Rootman
Xolile Antoni Financial literacy and financial behaviour among the black community in Nelson Mandela Bay Superviser: Dr C Rootman
Cathy Mbidde Strategies for eradicating barrieres to growth of female micro businesses in Uganda Promoter: Prof S Perks

Prof Graham Stead from Cleveland University in the USA presented a lecture about Meta-Analysis as a Methodology and Prof Chris Adendorff from the NMMU Business School about Alternative Research Methodologies.

Follow the link below to the Photo Gallery for photo's taken during the Colloquium.