Dumisani Ntombela is currently the Head of Academic at WorldsView Academy. In this challenging position Dumisani’s responsibilities include the academic and curriculum development of the various courses and certificate programmes offered by WorldsView Academy. He further has to ensure that all programmes are relevant, up to date and are at the cutting edge of Organisation Development (OD) training and education. Before joining WorldsView Academy Dumisani worked as a Sessional Lecturer at the Wits Graduate School of Public and Development Management [P&DM] as well as the Wits Business School since 2003. He also worked as an Independent OD and Management Services Consultant and also served as National Programme/Operations Manager and a Chief Executive Officer for numerous organisations in KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Gauteng Provinces. His consultancy work, which extends to more than 10 years, touched on some of the following areas: Organisational Development, Change Management, Strategic Planning, Corporate Governance, Project Management, Human Resource Management and Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Resources Mobilisation, Sustainable Development, Stakeholder Management, Local Government and Local/Regional Economic Development, Small Business Development and Community Development. He is also actively involved in the activities of the Association for Change Management Practitioners
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Organisation Development 4stars
  • Strategic Human Resource Management  4stars
  • Change Management 4stars
  • Leadership Development 3stars
  • Corporate Governance 3stars
  • Diversity Management 4stars

EDUCATION:

  • Masters in Post-Compulsory Education (Cum Laude) – University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – University of Fort Hare
  • Bachelor of Pedagogics – University of Fort Hare
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education (Cum Laude) – University of Natal
  • Diploma in Advanced Business Studies

AREAS OF RESEARCH AND CONSULTING INTEREST:

  • Organisation Development
  • Organisation Design
  • Public and Development Sector Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management
  • Organisation Policies
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Planning and Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Corporate Governance
  • Diversity Management
  • Local Economic Development
  • Resource Mobilisation and Fundraising
  • Knowledge Management
  • Community Development
  • Curriculum Development and Learning Design and Support
  • Gender and Literacy in Development
  • Adult Education
  • English Literature

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Risk, Compliance and Ethics
  • The Role of the Board of Governors
  • Cultural Diversity in Project Management
  • Organisation Development in the Public Sector

RECENT PROJECTS:

  • Terms of Reference for Setting-up a Project Management Office
  • Organisational Policy Review
  • 5-Year Strategic Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Restructuring of State Owned Entities

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • Awarded the 1998/99 Student of the School, Professor Robert Peers Prize
  • Awarded the British Council Scholarship
  • Awarded the a Scholarship from the African American Institute

BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Director: Worldsview Academy Academic Division
  • Executive Board Member: Worldsview Academy
  • Member: Worldsview Academy Academic Board

OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

  • Chairperson: Hephzibah Oasis

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Organisational Communication
  • Business Acumen
  • Strategy and Action Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Diversity Management
  • Personal Development
  • Adult Education
  • English Literature

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Adjunct Faculty Teaching for Success in Higher Education
  • Member of the South African Organisation Development Network
  • Association of Change Management Professionals
  • The South African LED Network
  • New Directions Consulting
  • La Piana Consulting
  • Harvard Business School Working Knowledge
  • McKinsey and Company
  • Oxford University Press
  • Project Manager.Com
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