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Johann Eiselen

Director & Head of Academy;
Academic Head;
Lecturer (Full-Time)
Formal Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons.) Economics University of Pretoria (1976)
  • BA (Hons.) Strategic Studies Rand Afrikaans University (1986)
  • Master Programme in Management Studies (UP) (1988/89)
  • International Diploma in Facilities Management (2000) (FMH(SA))

Previous Experience:

  • Diplomatic Service (Department of Foreign Affairs) (1975 – 1989)
  • Partner at Omniplan (Business and Management Consultants) (1990 – )
  • Managing Partner FMSA (Lecturing and FM consulting (2000 – )
  • Part time lecturer in Facilities Management (Pretoria Technikon) – 2001-3
  • Part time lecturer in Facilities Management (University of Pretoria – MSc. in Real Estate) since 2004 & supervisor for MSc treatise in FM (since 2006)
  • Head of Department FM: Centurion Academy (2004 – 2009)

Professional Bodies:

  • Member of SA Facilities Management Association
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Nicola Young

Head Quality Assurance & Compliance
(Part-Time)
Formal Qualifications:

  • BA University of KZN (1996)
  • Post Grad Dip IR University of KZN (1998)
  • M.Ed (Adult Education) University of KZN (2000)

Previous experience:

  • Consultant in the field of Higher and Further Education
  • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance Manager, National Private Colleges (Lyceum and Success Colleges)
  • Academic Executive, Damelin

Professional Bodies:

  • Fellow – Association of Business Executives (United Kingdom)
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Jelte Hendrik de Vries

Lecturer (Part-Time) Formal qualifications:

  • B.Com Personnel Management & Business Economics. University of Pretoria (1980)
  • B.Com (Hons.)Personnel Management [UP] )1981)
  • M.Com Personnel Management (Labour relations) [UP] (1985)
  • B.Sc. Facilities Management, Hanzehogeschool Groningen (Netherlands) (1999)

Previous experience:

  • Human Resource Director with extensive experience in all aspects of the HR Field. Long-term experience as private consultant with regard to Human Resource management, training, team-building and change management in various companies.
  • Part-time lecturer in Facilities Management (Pretoria Technikon) (2001- 2003).
  • Part-time lecturer in Business Ethics (University of Pretoria – Department of HR Management) (2000 – 2005).
  • Part-time lecturer in Facilities Management (University of Pretoria – Department of Construction Economics) (2005).

Professional Bodies:

  • South African Medical and Dental Council (Industrial Psychologist)
  • SAFMA
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Ben Burger

Part time Lecturer for Space Planning & Management. Formal Qualifications:

  • B. Architecture, University of Pretoria (1976).

Previous Experience:

  • 30 years of professional experience in diverse categories of buildings. These include industrial buildings, commercial buildings, educational buildings, cluster housing, shopping centres, hotel & lodge developments, golf course and estate design, office buildings, warehousing, hospital & clinics.
  • Space planning, facilities planning and management / resource planning for complex organisational company structures with specific reference to letting and commercial feasibility.
  • Landscape Architects and an Environmental Planning Consultancy specifically for Golf Course Design and Architectural Environment
  • Currently an Associate with Barnard Burger Architects
  • Part time lecturer in Facilities Management (University of Pretoria – MSc. in Real Estate). Lecturing in Space Planning & Management (2008 – ).
  • Part time lecturer in Space Planning & Management for Centurion Academy/FMSA (2008 – 2009).

Professional Bodies:

  • Member of the South African Institute of Architects
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Len Dekker

Part-Time Lecturer – Legal matters and statutory requirement Formal Qualifications:

  • BA LL.B University of Stellenbosch (1968)
  • M.S.A (Municipal and State Administration)(1973)
  • B.Admin University of Pretoria (1980)
  • LLM (Labour Law) University of Pretoria (1997):

Previous Experience:

  • Former Director-General in the Public Service
  • He is a part-time Commissioner of the CCMA (Gauteng).
  • Member of the National Water Advisory Council appointed by the Minister
  • Practicing attorney, and specialises in labour law and constitutional affairs, especially local government matters.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Executive Committee – AHI (Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut)
  • Honorary Member – Institute for Local Government Management of SA
  • Member – SA Society for Labour Law (SASLL)
  • Attorney – Member of the Bar Council
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Wilma Drijfhout

Lecturer in Catering & Food Management (Part time) Qualifications:

  • B.Tech Food Service Management – TUT
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Futher Education and Training – UNISA

Previous experience:

  • Food Service unit, Zuid-Afrikaans Hospitaal, Pretoria (3 years).
  • Manager, Coffee Republic Restaurant – London
  • Hillview High School (Grades 10 to 12) – Hotel Management and Catering (6 years)
    • Part time lecturer in Space Planning & Management for Centurion Academy/FMSA (2005 – 2009).
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Maya Dimas

Academic Administrator Formal Qualifications:

  • BCom in Industrial Psychology (2014)

Previous Experience:

  • Children’s Pastor, Brooklyn Methodist Church, 2009 – 2010
  • Engineering Recruitment Consultant, Redhead Engineering Solutions, 2011-2013
  • Academic Administrator, Academy for Facilities Management, 2014- current
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Francois van Zyl

Programme Co-ordinator and lecturer in FM Management Formal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Economics and Philosophy, University of the Orange Free State, 1980
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Politics specializing in Strategic Studies, University OFS, 1981
  • Master of Arts in Politics Philosophy, University of the Orange Free State, 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in National Strategy, Rand Afrikaans University, 1986
  • Executive Certificate in Strategy, Leadership and Change Management, Wits Business School, 1993

Previous Experience:

  • Head: Strategic Management, South African Reserve Bank, 1998-2012
  • Management Consultant, South African Reserve Bank, 1990-1998
  • Deputy Director: Communication Planning, Bureau for Information, 1986-1990
  • Strategy Planner/Senior Researcher, Office of the Prime Minister, 1981-1986
  • Civil Engineering Assistant, Various Civil Engineering Firms, 1974-1975; 1977-1981
  • Computer Operator, University of the Orange Free State, 1975-1977

Lecturing Experience:

  • Speaker on strategic management at the annual spring seminar held by Central Bank Publications , Windsor (London) 2004 – 2014
  • Strategy consultant / lecturing for central banks of Malawi (2012), Zambia (20120, Swaziland (2011), Namibia (2011) and Lebanon (2010).
  • Tutor for UNISA School for Business Leadership (masters dissertations), 2014

Publications:

Contributor to:

  • Nichol P and Courtis N, Central Bank Modernisation, 2005, Central Bank Publications. London.
  • Mendzela J and Neil Carver N, Central Bank Modernisation , 2009, Central Bank Publications, London.
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Chris Smit

Lecturer in Building Maintenance (Part time) Qualifications:

  • N.H.Dip. (Eng), MSAIEE, MPMSA, 1975
  • Diploma in Project Management 1988
  • Certificate in Marketing 1995
  • Management 2006
  • Advance Program in Project Management (APPM) 2009

 

Previous experience:

  • Nigerian Electricity Power Authority( NEPA) Project Director(Revenue Cycle Management), 2000 – present
  • Engineering Consortium Tshwane (Pretoria), Consortium Leader
  • Project Manager; Deloitte

 

Teaching experience:

  • Lecturer in Building Maintenance and Financial management for Academy for Facilities Management since   2010
  • Lecturer in Space Planning & Management for FMSA (2004 – 2009)
  • Part time lecturer in Space Planning & Management for Centurion Academy/FMSA (2008 – 2009).

 

Publications:

Contributor to:

  • Nichol P and Courtis N, Central Bank Modernisation, 2005, Central Bank Publications. London.
  • Municipal Forum (Magazine): Series of articles, Managing and Planning your electricity network, 1995
  • Municipal Engineer (Magazine), Repositioning municipal services in line with the RDP and Masakhane. March 1996
  • Institute of Municipal Engineers (IMIESA) (Journal): Repositioning municipal services in line with the RDPand Masakhane. Feb ’96
  • Electricity International – September 1996 issue: Dealing with success, Sept ’96
  • Transmission and Distribution World (International Publication) issue:
  • Co-author M. Kunene SEB: Swaziland Master Plan Relocates 11-kV underground May 1997
  • Urban Management (Journal), Service providers need to adapt to changing environment, March 1999
  • IMIESA, (Institute of Municipal Engineer’s Journal), Case study for a municipal cost recovery/customer Care programme, May 1999:
  • Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF), Step-by-step manual for the implementation of DWAF funded National Cost Recovery Projects, Oct 1999

Professional Bodies:

  • Engineering Council of South Africa, Registered Professional Technologist (Pr. Tech Eng)
  • Member; South African Institute of Electrical Engineers. (SAIEE)
  • Member; Project Management, South Africa.(PMSA)
  • Member; Consulting Engineers, South Africa. (CESA)
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Jane E Eiselen

Lecturer (Maths Bridging) Qualifications:

  • Prim Ed, PCE / UNISA (1984)

Previous experience:

  • Head of Learning Area / Mathematics Teacher /, DSG Pretoria (2012 – )
  • Mathematics Teacher /, DSG Pretoria Senior Phase (Grades 10 – 12) (2003 – )
  • Mathematics Teacher Pretoria Boys High School Senior Phase Teacher (ie. Grade 8 and 9) (2001 – 2002)
  • PA to Store Operations Director Superdrug Stores Plc, UK (1991-1992)
  • Aid Administrator/Secretary to First Secretary British High Commission (Aid) Pretoria1993-1995
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Jannie Redelinghuys

Part time lecturer Qualifications:

  • B.Ed, Pretoria College of Education (1973)
  • B.Arch, Pretoria University (1980)

Previous experience:

  • School teacher, Volks Hoërskool (1974 – 1976)
  • Professional architect with various private firms, Pretoria (1981 – 2010)
  • Part Time lecturer, Dept of Construction Economics) Pretoria University (2002 – )
  • Part Time lecturer, Academy for FM (2014 – )
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Hoffie Cruywagen

Research Methodology lecturer Qualifications:

  • MSc QS, University of Pretoria (2005)
  • Doctoral research submitted in 2015

 

Previous experience:

  • Senior Lecturer – Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria (2005 –
  • Lecturer – Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria (1989 – 2005)
  • Professional QS for various QS firms in Pretoria (1980 – 1989)
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Chris Schnehage

Part-time lecturer Building Maintenance for FM, FM Information Systems, Life Cycle Management for FM Qualifications:

  • Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) Electrical & Mechanical
  • T3
  • Professional Certificated Engineer

Previous experience:

  • Mine Engineering
  • Resident Engineer / FM – Old Mutual
  • Own business – Project Management and Facilities Management
  • Part time lecturer in Space Planning & Management for Centurion Academy/FMSA (2008 – 2009).

Professional Bodies & Associations:

  • Engineering Council SA (Pr Cert Eng.) registration number is 8890160.
  • Member: Institute of Certificated Mechanical and Electrical Engineers
  • Member: SA Facilities Management Association (SAFMA)
  • Durban Municipality, Structural Technologist / Project Coordinator (1988 – 1994)

Professional Bodies:

  • Pr. Tech (Eng), Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) Reg No : 9370018
  • Pr CPM, South African Council for the Project & Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) Reg No : D/1935/2010
  • Member of ICOSE (International Council for Systems Engineering
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI), USA (Lapsed)
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Okkie Lombaard

External Moderator Previous Experience

  • Executive Director: University Estates; UNISA (2004 – 2011)
  • Director Facilities Management; Technikon SA – Florida (1998 – 2003)
  • Construction Corps, SADF (1976 – 1997)
  • Part-time lecturer in Project Management – Damelin (2002 – 2008)

Professional Bodies

  • SA Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Higher Education FM Association (HEFMA). Okkie also served as president of HEFMA (2008 – 2010).