FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING, RETAIL BUSINESS AND SPORT MANAGEMENT
ADVISORY BOARD COMMITTEE
The main purpose of the Marketing, Retail Business and Sport Management (MRS) Departmental Advisory Board Committee is to advise the department on issues relating to the curriculum. The Departmental Advisory Board Committee also assists in ensuring that the qualifications of the department of MRS remain relevant and of acceptable standards for local and international industry participation. The MRS departmental Advisory Board Committee is also instrumental in providing strategic guidance and thereby acts as a firm sounding board for the academic department to thrive at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT).
The Departmental Advisory Board Committee helps to ensure that the MRS department remains true to its goals while attaining the vision of the Vaal University of Technology, which is to be, “an African university that leads in quality teaching and learning, informed by research and driven by innovation and technology” and its mission which is “to produce employable and entrepreneurial graduates who can make an impact in society. The following comprise the lead team of the MRS Advisor Board Committee for the period 2021-2023:
|Prof Nobukhosi Dlodlo
|Head of Department
Marketing, Retail Business & Sport Management at the
Vaal University of Technology
|CEO at Digital Ascent(Pty)Ltd.
|Dr Virimai Mugobo
|Retail Business Management Lead
|Head of the Retail Business Management department at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology
|Mr James Shabangu
|WIL and Sports Coordination Lead
|CEO of Dona’s Mates
|Ms Precious Marina Ngobeni
PROFESSIONAL BODIES/CORPORATE MEMBERS
Our staff members strive to acquire recognition in various professional bodies in view of expanding the departmental brand:
- Southern African Institute of Management Scientists (SAIMS)
- Southern African Marketing Research Association (SAMRA)
- Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA)
- South African Association of Human Movement Sciences (SAAHMS).