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Morne Mostert

Dr Morne Mostert

Director: Institute for Futures Research


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Port Elizabeth South Africa

Dr Morne Mostert is the Director of the Institute for Futures Research at the University of Stellenbosch. He is an international specialist in the development of thinking for leaders. He advises globally on strategic decision-making. He is the author of the influential book Systemic Leadership Learning. He is the Vice-Chair of the Council of the Da Vinci Institute and was a founding executive of BIPSA. He is the President of World Leadership Day, a global think tank on Leadership. His specialist areas include Systems Thinking, The Future, Strategic Thinking, Design Thinking and Creative Innovation.

Contact details

morne@leadershipoptions.co.za

O: 0219184147

M: 0828557328


Web presence

Business Address

Sportica Crescent, Cape Town, South Africa, 7530


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Director | Institute for Futures Research | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | 2015 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Innovative decisions for better African Futures


Chairman | Global | World Leadership Day
Cape Town, South Africa | 2015 - present

Other

A global think tank on Leadership in all its facets, with a presence in 18 countries.


Member of faculty | Executive Development | University of Stellenbosch Business School
Cape Town, South Africa | 2009 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Systems Thinking; Strategy, Leadership; Value Chains; Customer Engagement


Managing Director | Consulting | Leadership Options
Cape Town, South Africa | 2004 - present

Consulting and Project Management

Leadership & management development; Consulting education; Systems & Design Thinking; Future Thinking; Customer Engagement; Performance Management; Change Management; Value Chains; Key notes & conferences


Previous Position(s)

Chairperson | Council | Da Vinci Institute
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2013 - 2014

Academia, Education and Training

External member. Oversee quality of higher education services by the institution.


Head: School of Leadership | Institute | DISCOVERY LTD
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2003 - 2004

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Head of internal leadership development


Head: Learning & Development | Learning & Development | SOL UK
London, United Kingdom | 2001 - 2002

Consulting and Project Management

Consulting firm to corporates and others. Leadership facilitation & design.


Training & Development Manager | Institute | BMI UK
London, Canada | 1999 - 2000

ICT and Telecommunications

Leadership facilitation


Lecturer: Human Resources Management | Business Studies | Protea Business College
Cape Town, South Africa | 1996 - 1999

Academia, Education and Training

HR & General Management facilitation. Ran first OBE pilot project in Further Education.

Educational history

Tertiary

da Vinci Institute for Technology Management

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2004 - 2008

PhD - Systems Thinking & SLL Theory

PhD research produced a new model for Leadership development known as SLL Theory (Systemic Leadership Learning) that enhances rapid ROI on learning investment.

Stellenbosch University/Universiteit Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa | 1995 - 1995

Higher Education Diploma - Education

Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch, South Africa | 1991 - 1994

BA Law - Law

Bachelor of Arts, specialising in Law

Achievements

Awards

Ndlovu Award for Research | Da Vinci Institute | 2008

media exposure

Africa Magic DSTV 114 | 2012

TV interview for Good Morning Africa on Skills Acquisition and The Future. 28 August 2012.

Die Burger | 2012

Article on Change Management for Die Burger. 14 July 2012.

Radio 2000 | 2009

Interviewed on the requirements of good management and the status of management in SA.

Radio 2000 | 2010

Interviewed on Radio 2000 regarding the World Leadership Day.

Management Today | 2010

2010. "The myth of sustainability: why long term survival is bad for business." In: Management Today, July 2010. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | 2011

2011. 'Challenges and future imp;ications for HR Directors'. In: Proceedings for The Star HRD Expo. IIR. 6 October 2011. Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | 2011

2011. 'Managing advanced level talent through SLL Theory'. In: Proceedings for the Knowlede Resources Talent Management Conference. Knowledge Resources. 22 September 2011. Crown Plaza, Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Systemic Leadership Learning and the role of business schools in the future of Africa | 2011

2011. "Systemic Leadership Learning and the role of business schools in the future of Africa". In: Proceedings for the 2011 Africa's Future Education Conference. 6 September 2011. Business Zone. Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Leading Learning in Leadership

2004. "Leading Learning in Leadership". In: Proceedings for the Strategic Leadership Development Conference. Excellante International. May 2004. Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Succession Planning - Transforming Today's Talent into Tomorrow's Leaders | 2009

2009. "Succession Planning - Transforming Today's Talent into Tomorrow's Leaders". In: Proceedings for the 5th Annual Succession Planning & Talent Management Conference. January 2009. AMC International. Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport Hotel. Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | The future of Leadership: Systemic Leadership Learning | 2008

2008. "The future of Leadership: Systemic Leadership Learning". In: Proceddings for the 2008 Talent Management Conference. May 2008. Knowledge Resources. The Campus, Bryanston.

Author & speaker | The future of Leadership: Systemic Leadership Learning | 2008

2008: "The future of Leadership: Systemic Leadership Learning". In: Proceedings for the 2008 Human Resource Development Africa Conference. June 2008. The Star. Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg

Author & speaker | SLL Theory - Systemic Leadership Learning | 2009

2009. "SLL Theory - Systemic Leadership Learning". In: Proceedings for the 29th Organisation Development World Congress. The O.D. Institute. July 2009. Pretoria.

Author & speaker | Systemic Learning for Service Leadership | 2006

2006. "Systemic Learning for Service Leadership". In: Proceedings for The South African Experiment Conference. 7 December 2006. Da Vinci Institute. Johannesburg Securities Exchange. Johannesburg.

Co-author and speaker | I'm OK, You're Fantastic! : Performance well-being in the contact centre | 2006

2006. "I'm OK, You're Fantastic! : Performance well-being in the contact centre". With Justin Kennedy. In: Proceedings for the 2006 Contact Centres World Conference. 16 August 2006. Terrapinn. Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

Author | An emergent future in an economic downturn | 2009

2009. "An emergent future in an economic downturn". In: Management Today Volume 25, Issue 4. May 2009. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author | Changing what we know - how the learning organisation creates the balance between change and sustainability

2010. "Changing what we know - how the learning organisation creates the balance between change and sustainability". In: Human Capital Review, August 2010. Knowledge Resources. Johannesburg.

Author | Systemic Leadership Learning | 2008

2008. "Systemic Leadership Learning". In: Human Capital Review, August 2008. Knowledge Resources. Johannesburg.

Co-author | Catch and release - the risk of big fish in small ponds | 2010

2010. "Catch and release - the risk of big fish in small ponds". With Wea van Heerden. In: People Dynamics Volume 28, No. 3. March 2010. Eagle Publishing. Johannesburg

Author | Living with the customer - how immersive research can aid customer engagement | 2010

2010. "Living with the customer - how immersive research can aid customer engagement". In: Management Today Volume 28, Issue 1. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Growing leadership capacity in the power sector to ensure sustainability | 2009

2009. "Growing leadership capacity in the power sector to ensure sustainability". In: Proceedings for the 2009 Power & Electricity World Conference. April 2009. Terrapinn. Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

Author | Leadership conference looks at navigating paradox | 2010

2010. "Leadership conference looks at navigating paradox". In: Management Today Volume 28, Issue 9. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Human Rights Mentoring

2009. "Human Rights Mentoring". In: Proceedings for the 2008 Human Rights Mentoring Seminar. Matthew Goniwe School for Leadership and Governance. March 2009. MGSLG, Johannesburg

Author & speaker | Developing authentic leadership to lead associations in the 21st century | 2008

2008. "Developing authentic leadership to lead associations in the 21st century". In: Proceedings for the 2008 Leading and Growing Associations Conference. Knowledge Resources. October 2008. Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Author | African leadership : people solutions for African challenges | 2005

2005: "African leadership : people solutions for African challenges". In: Management Today Volume 21, Issue 3. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author | Can you speak Systemlish? Why Systems Thinking requires a new language

2010. "Can you speak Systemlish? Why Systems Thinking requires a new language". In: Management Today, Volume 28, Issue 4. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author | Driving innovation through Systemic Leadership Learning | 2009

2009. "Driving innovation through Systemic Leadership Learning". In: Management Today Volume 25, Issue 8. Management Today. Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Leadership as the cornerstone of success in the contact centre | 2009

2009. "Leadership as the cornerstone of success in the contact centre". In: Proceedings for the Contact Centres World Africa 2009 Conference. August 2009. Terrapinn. Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | A new approach to Leadership Development | 2010

2010. "A new aproach to Leadership Development". In: Proceedings for the Transmission and Distribution World 2010 Conference. 15 March 2010. Terrapinn. Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

Author | What is African youth leadership in the 21st century | 2009

2009. "What is African youth leadership in the 21st century". In: Proceedings for the 2009 World Leadership Day Conference. March 2009. University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg.

Author | Leadership horizons for South Africa - a need for navigating paradox | 2010

2010. "Leadership horizons for South Africa - a need for navigating paradox". In: World Leadership Day 2010 eBook. WLD. NSW, Australia.

Author & researcher | An integrated approach to leadership development through systemic leadership learning | 2008

2008. "An integrated approach to leadership development through Systemic Leadership Learning". Thesis as part of submission for Ph.D. Da Vinci Institute. October 2008. Johannesburg.

Expert panel | Design Thinking | 2009

2009. Expert panel. In: Proceedings for the TIPS Conference 2009. Da Vinci Institute. November 2009. Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Understanding different generations of employees and customers

2009. "Understanding different generations of employees and customers". In: Proceedings for 3rd Annual Call Centre Conference 2009. February 2009. Birchwood Conference Centre, Johannesburg

Author & keynote | Systemic Leadership Learning - Growing leaders to decide in favour of the bigger picture | 2010

2010. "Systemic Leadership Learning - Growing leaders to decide in favour of the bigger picture". In: Proceedings for the SmartProcurement World 2010 Conference. November 2010. Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg.

Author & speaker | Team learning and the learning team - how teams evolve through learning | 2009

2009. "Team learning and the learning team - how teams evolve through learning". In: Proceedings for the Developing and Managing High Performance Teams Conference. October 2009. Knowledge Resources. The Campus, Bryanston.

Author | Win a car or win a goat - the need for a systemic approach to leadership development | 2011

2011. "Win a car or win a goat - the need for a systemic approach to leadership development". HR Works. March 2011. Cape Town.

Author | Shackleton shows the merit of Technology, Innovation, People and Systems | 2007

2007. "Shackleton shows the merit of Technology, Innovation, People and Systems". In: TIPS. September 2007. Da Vinci Institute. Johannesburg.

Academic Achievements

Ph.D. | 2008

Ph.D. : Systemic Leadership Learning - An Integrated Approach to Leadership Development

Ndlovu Award for Research | 2009

Awarded by the Council of the Da Vinci Institute

Other Achievements

Chairman | 2012

Conference Chairmain Track 2. Knowledge Resource Conference: Chief Learning and Development Officers. 19 September 2012. Spier.

Chairman | 2012

Knowledge Resources Leadership Development conference chair.

Chairman | Knowledge Resources Management Conference 2009 | 2009

2009. Conference Chairman. In: Proceedings for the Knowledge Resources Management Conference 2009. The Campus, Bryanston.

Activities

Memberships

Cape Chamber of Commerce

Member, 2011 - present

Regional chamber

BIPSA

Executive: Development, 2002 - 2004

Black Insurance Professionals of Southern Africa

COMENSA

Member, 2004 - present

SACE

Member, 2007 - present

World Leadership Day

Ambassador for South Africa, 2010 - present

community

Technology Top 100

Adjudicator, 2011 - present

The Technology Top 100 programme is focused on identifying the true South African role models who through innovation, tenacity and a passionate belief in people, have been able to take their organisations to new levels of competitiveness. The programme seeks to identify role models who are either users or developers of technology.

Other Activities

BIPSA

Founding Executive for Development, 2004 - 2007

Black Insurance Professionals of Southern Africa

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