Food and agricultural economics Natural resource and environmental economics The aim of the MSc program is to develop in students a fundamental understanding of economic principles and their application in identifying and solving relevant problems related to food, agriculture, and natural resources. The program also strives to develop appropriate analytical, methodological, and communication skills to enable students to analyze agriculture and resource problems effectively and explain their findings.
Johnny has also served as lecturer and co-ordinator of the Development and Facilitation Institute at the Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership at the University of the North, also serving as Acting Director.
Johnny holds a D. Litt et Phil from Unisa. He has also worked on the dependence structure among emerging and advanced financial markets, fiscal sustainability and the nexus between infrastructure and growth.
His research articles have appeared in international peer reviewed journals, including but not limited to, the Singapore Economic Review, Economic Modelling, Research in International Business and Finance, Japan and the World Economy, and the Journal of Property Investment and Finance.
He has also authored a book chapter published by Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier. He has also been involved in private consulting in the areas of Finance and Economics.
Bhekinkosi Moyo Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo: He was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Africa Trust, a regional organisation that supports wider and deeper policy engagements in regional integration.
Prior to that, he was Director of Programmes at TrustAfrica, a pan-African foundation based in Senegal, for close to seven years, contributing to its growth and pan African reach.
He writes extensively on African philanthropy, governance and the state of civil society in Africa. Among the books that he has authored are: Helping to Give, Giving to Help: The silent voices in Maintenance He has also contributed to a number of journal articles and book chapters and regularly wrote a column for African Decisions Magazine.
She also mentors entrepreneurs and teaches in some of the entrepreneurship programmes at the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Wits University.
Some of the experience was gained working as a statistician, risk analyst, trader and in management consulting. She is very passionate about entrepreneurship, especially the development and sustainability of small businesses in South Africa and helping other entrepreneurs succeed.
Her research interest is on the challenges of entrepreneurs, the sustainability and success of SMMEs and the ideal entrepreneurial ecosystem to achieve such success. Mthuli Ncube Dr Mthuli Ncube has an extensive background in academia, banking, investments and public policy and is ranked as a top economic thinker on Africa and globally.
He is currently Professor of Public Policy at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, where he teaches and researches in the areas of macroeconomics, finance, development economics, political economy and health economics.
With an extensive background in academia, banking, investments and public policy, Dr Ncube is ranked as a top economic thinker on Africa and globally. He heads a multi-disciplinary project on the economics of HIV, holds several board and committee positions and has published numerous books, papers and articles.
Ncube has also had extensive experience as an investment banker. Ncube also founded Barbican Holdings and Selwyn Capital. Zanele Ndaba Senior Lecturer Dr Zanele Ndaba has experience as an academic, management consultant and human capital practitioner.
She has worked for top management consultant firm Deloitte as well as the Department of Defence. She has experience as an academic, management consultant and human capital practitioner.
She worked for Deloitte, one of the top management consulting firms, where she focused on transformation, organisational design, gender mainstreaming and strategy implementation projects. She also worked for the Department of Defence and fulfilled roles such as labour relations manager.
Neale Penman Neale Penman leads a busy dual life as core sessional lecturer at WBS and as the Research Director of a boutique consultancy specialising in research driven Strategy.
Neale has the benefit of a split personality - an ability to work in both highly quantitative and creative fields. As such he lectures in Analytical subjects such as Decision Science and then blends these concepts into Marketing relating areas.
Neale has over 25 years of experience in developing solid business strategies backed by extensive expertise in how to structure research projects. After beginning his career in management consulting at Gemini, Neale moved to Markinor now Apsowhere he led the first ever rollout of internet-based marketing research in South Africa.
Confluence gets involved in numerous and varied data driven strategy projects and this cutting edge experience is brought back to the classroom Neale has lectured on a variety of executive programmes in other African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Botswana Namibia and Mozambique.
He is also a Chartered Marketer. In this role, he has successfully been involved in turn-around and repositioning strategies which have involved complex projects, negotiations with stakeholders and motivating staff.Benefit from a unique master’s program accredited by both the Chartered Professionals Accountants (CPA) of Ontario and the global Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – designed for graduates of liberal arts, .
Master ACT (Agriculture, Climate change, Transitions) is a 2 years master course jointly offered by 5 European universities with joint degree at the end.
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Agricultural Economics: Written and oral presentation of thesis proposal to the research Supervisory Committee. Terms: Fall , Winter Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the academic year.
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