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Johannes de Klerk

Adjunct Faculty

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Education

  • DBA, Swiss Management University, Switzerland (2014)
  • MBL, University of South Africa, South Africa (1989)
  • MA (Psychology), University of Pretoria, South Africa (1979)
  • BA (Hons) Psychology, University of Pretoria, South Africa (1977)
  • BA, University of Pretoria, South Africa (1976)
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Strategic Management
  • Economics (all variations)
  • Economics of the UAE
  • Business Research project
  • Managing across the continent (focus on Africa)
  • Ethics
  • HR Management courses
EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

  • Business faculty at the Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, teaching various business courses (1997 – 2019)
  • Visiting Professor at the African Leadership University (2019)
  • Visiting Professor at the La Sabana University, Colombia (June 2017)
  • Visiting Professor at the Fox Business School, Temple University in Philadelphia, USA (July/August 2010)
  • Visiting Professor at the Fox Business School, Temple University in Philadelphia, USA (July/August 2009)
  • MBA facilitator for North-West University’s MBA program, South Africa (1994)
  • Various HR and Economics courses at Vaal Triangle Technikon, South Africa (1994)

Corporate experience

  • ESKOM South Africa, working in various managerial functions – HR manager, Management Services manager, Marketing manager (1980 – 1994)

Consulting Experience

  • Working in private practice as an Industrial Psychologist focusing on Entrepreneurship development (1994 – 1997)

Research Interests

  • Technology in education
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Work of the future
  • Global economics

Conference Presentations

  • November 2006: ACBSP Conference, Athens, Greece
    Topic: The use of technology in knowledge creation
  • July 2007: ACBSP annual conference, Orlando, Florida, USA
    Topic: Creating knowledge – using the AKT model

Awards & Recognition

  • Evaluator, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Training (2008)
  • “International Teaching Excellence Award” from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) organisation, USA (2006)
  • “Practicing the Future Award” for promoting Global Awareness and International Study Tours. This was a collaboration with students from Temple University in Philadelphia, USA (2006)
  • “Practicing the Future Award” for Technological Leadership from the Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE (2004)
  • Master Trainer in WebCT (2002)
  • TWIST grant for website development from the Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE (2000)
  • Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) (1999)
  • Certified Edward De Bono Trainer for Creative Thinking – 6 Thinking Hats
  • South African Technology Network Training on Assessment Practices
  • Certified On-line Instructor and Assessment Certification for Blackboard
  • Certificate of Mentoring and Coaching, UK Association for Coaching

Memberships

  • Industrial Psychologist (PsySA): Registered with the Psychological Association of South Africa