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Maggie Smit

Nickname: 'MB'

Independent Non-Executive Director


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Cape Town South Africa


EXPERIENCE:

Audit Clerk; Entrepreneurship Adviser; Manager: Financial Services; Manager: Financial Management of Public Schools; Financial and HR Manager (SA & Nigeria); Business Broker; Accounting Officer; Residential Property Investor & Management; Business Strategy Coach; Career Coach & Mentor; Financial Services Provider (FSP); Student Tutor; Lecturer Entrepreneurship; Facilitator & Trainer; Academic Assessor & Moderator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

B Com (Accounting); B Com Honours (Investments, Risk, Finance, Property); Masters in Business Administration & Management (MBA cum laude) (Stellenbosch Business School).


LOOKING FOR:

Independent Non-Executive Director appointment:
- HR, EE and Diversity Committee

Contact details

M: 27739477055


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Business Address

Century City, Cape Town, South Africa


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Quality Assurance Specialist | Strategy, planning and quality assurance | University of South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa | December 2013 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

QA


Lecturer: Entrepreneurship Practice & Innovation | University of South Africa (UNISA)
2011 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Academic assessor and lecturer (undergraduate) for the following subjects:
• Entrepreneurial Practice: (several recommended books)
• Technology and Innovation:
Text book: Smith, D. 2010. Exploring innovation. 2nd edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Internal moderator and technical editor for the following modules:
• Entrepreneurial Skills:
Text book: Nieuwenhuizen, C. 2008, 2nd edition. Entrepreneurial Skills. Juta.
• Corporate Entrepreneurship:
Text book: Kuratko, DF et cal. 2011. 3rd edition. Corporate Entrepreneurship. Cengage.
• Family Business Management
Text book: Poza, Ernesto, J. 2010. 3rd edition. Family Business. Cengage

Supervisor to post graduate students.


Independent Contractor | MB Consulting CC
2008 - present

Mentor to entrepreneurs, small business owners and students
Facilitator/Trainer for short training courses (Soft skills, Entrepreneurship & Innovation)


Previous Position(s)

Mentor (Pro-bono) | Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
2011 - 2011

Volunteer mentor of a post-graduate student.


Lecturer: Business Management (Entrepreneurship) | Cape Pensinsula University of Technology (CPUT)
2009 - 2011

Academia, Education and Training

Academic assessor and lecturer to undergraduate students of the National Diploma Entrepreneurship:
• Marketing 2:
Text book: Chiaravalle, B. & Schenck, B.F. 2007. Branding for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing
Text book: Keegan, Warren J & Green, Mark C. 6th edition. Global Marketing. Global Edition. Pearson
• Small Business Management 1:
Text book: Co, MJ, Groenewald, J Mitchell, B Nayager, T & Van Zyl, J &, Visser, K. 2006. Entrepreneurship Fresh Perspectives. Pearson Education South Africa.
• Small Business Management 2:
Text book: Barringer, Bruce R & Ireland, R Duane, 2008. Entrepreneurship Successfully Launching New Ventures. Pearson Education.
• Small Business Management 3:
Text book: Nieman, G.and Nieuwenhuizen, C. (Editors). 2nd edition. Entrepreneurship: A South African perspective. Pretoria: Van Schaik

E-learning and marks administration and management. Development and quality control of subject material.


Tutor | UNISA
2009 - 2010

Academia, Education and Training

Tutor for Small Business Management students

Educational history

Tertiary

The University of Edinburgh

2013 - 2013

Certificate / Short course - Critical Thinking in Global Challenges

University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria

2012 - 2012

Certificate in Bioentrepreneurship - Biotechnology & Innovation

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika

2012 - 2012

Introduction to Logotherapy - Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria

2011 - 2011

Entrepreneurship: Post-graduate course - Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

International English Language Testing Centre

2007 - 2007

Certificate - English Language and Literature, General

The Tour Guide Institute

2007 - 2007

Certificate - Tourism and Travel Services Management

Stellenbosch University/Universiteit Stellenbosch

2004 - 2007

MBA - Business Administration and Management, General

The Voice Clinic

2003 - 2003

Public Speaking

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika

1995 - 1996

Hon B Com - Business Economics

Damelin

1986 - 1986

Certificate - Public Relations/Image Management

Brackenfell High School, WCape

1983 - 1984

Matric - Grade 12

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