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PERSONAL DETAILS
Surname
First Names
Date of Birth
Identity Number
Address
Ahrens Road,
Telephone
Nationality
Gender
Marital Status
Number of Children
Language Proficiency
proficiency)

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Govender
Vijianthimah Algu (Mala)
31 October 1959(Pietermaritzburg)
5910310167080
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8 Merchiston Mansions, 144 Lena
Glenwood, Durban
0027825607225/0318276227
South African
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Female
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Divorced
Three (Ages 30/26/24)
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English(Fluent), Afrikaans(Limited
Zulu(Limited proficiency),Hindi(Limited

proficiency)
2. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Secondary School
Last School Attended
:
Raisethorpe High School
Highest Standard Passed :
Matric/Grade 12
Subjects Passed
:
English, Afrikaans, Mathematics,
Biology
Physical Science, Accountancy
Achievements at School
:
Represented the school in Netball,
member of the
school debating team, library prefect
Tertiary Education
Institution
Course Completed
Subjects Passed
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Institution
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Diploma
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Education
Subjects Passed
:
*Educational

University of Durban Westville


B.Comm(General)
Business Economics 3, Economics 3
Accounting 2, Commercial Law 2, Statistics
Practical English, Industrial Psychology
Administration of Estates
M L Sultan Technikon
National Higher Diploma-Post School
*Research Methods and Techniques,

Technology, *Practical Teaching,


*Empirical Education,
*Introduction to Management Techniques,
* Specific
Subject Didactics, *Language Proficiency:
Afrikaans,

Post School Didactics, Post School Education


in
Historical Perspective, Language Proficiency
in
English(exemption granted), Fundamental
Andragogics
Institution
:
Degree
Subjects Passed
:
processing, *Marketing

(exemption granted)
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Winthrop University (South Carolina)
:
Masters in Business Administration
*Intro to Computers and Information
and Operations Management, *Information

Systems
*Advanced Business Communications, *Statistical
Methods for
Decision Making, *Theory & Behaviour of Business
Organisations, *Strategic & International Issues in
Management, *Advanced Managerial Accounting
*Wall Street Seminar, *Industrial Economics &
Public Policy
Financial Policy Management, Principles of Public
Relations
*Passed with Distinction
OTHER COURSES COMPLETED
M L Sultan Technikon
M L Sultan Technikon

Kelly Greenoaks
Seminar
M L Sultan Technikon
Winthrop University

:WordPerfect Basic Training Course: AEG


OLYMPIA
:How to start your own business
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
CORPORATION
:Standard Bank:Bankers Diploma Part 1:
THE INSTITUTE OF
BANKING OF S.A
:Professional Receptionist/Telephonist
:Middle Management Training Programme
:Financial Market Seminar

3. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Name of Organisation
Duration
:
Position
:
Job Description/Duties
examination papers,

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Durban University of Technology
July 2013 November 2013
Lecturer (Contract)
:
Lecturing to students, marking
administration and
management of student records, attending

and

participating in seminars, workshops and


meetings, performing other tasks/duties as
assigned by the Head of Department
Name of Organization
Duration
Position
Job Description
agency

Duties/Activities
information

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:

:
Amazing India Holidays (Pty) Ltd
01 Jan 2012 to Date
Owner/Manager
:
Managing and running a small travel

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Researching market needs , gathering
about the tourism industry, liaising with

hotels and
travel agents, planning itineraries, planning,
organizing
and co-ordinating travel arrangements,
Monitoring and getting feedback
Name of organization
Duration
Position
Job Description
by providing

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:

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Rosebank College, Durban
01 July 2011 to 31 December 2011
Academic Development Co-ordinator
:
To provide support to academic staff
within given resources, the

necessary and appropriate


opportunities for them to develop and
enhance
learning, teaching and assessment
To identify at risk students and provide the
necessary
Academic interventions for success and to
improve
Duties/Activities
development

Performance
Planning, designing and organizing staff
and student development workshops,

managing and

Name of organization
Duration

presenting workshops and lecturer forum,


preparation
and submission of reports, consulting with
students
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Amazing Holiday
:
April 2009 to 30 June 2011

Position
Job Description
agency
Duties/Activities
information

Owner/Manager
:
Managing and running a small travel

Researching market needs, gathering


about the tourism industry, liasing with

hotels and
travel agents, planning itineraries, planning,
organizing
and co-ordinating travel arrangements
Monitoring and getting feedback
Name of Organisation
Rishikesh, India
Duration
Position
Job Description
running

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:
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Ganga Ambience Guesthouse-

March 2008 to March 2009


Partner/Manager
:
Responsible for overall activities in
the guesthouse. Main functions included
Front office Management, HR, Housekeeping
and marketing

Duties/Activities
standard of

3
Marketing the guesthouse, ensuring high
customer service, maintaining and running

the
restaurant, quality control(rooms,
facilities,service)
HR activities(hiring, training and
development)
Name of Organisation

Duration
Position
Job Description
by
Duties/Activities

procedures

:
Mangosuthu Technikon(Faculty of
Management
Sciences)
:
March 2003 to November 2005
:
Head of Department: Office Technology
:
To manage and lead the department

providing support to staff and students at all


times
Lecturing to students up to B Tech level
Providing opportunities for staff development
and training, carrying out all administrative

and tasks associated with running the


department
drawing up Departmental budgets, liasing
with other
role-players and stake-holders within and
outside the
institution, ensuring that students academic
programmes were of the highest
quality,organizing
Other involvement
(Recognition

workshops and meetings


Involved in policy making for RPL
Of Prior Learning)

Name of Organisation
Duration
Position
Job description
Programme
Duties/Activities

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:

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Paragon Generation
March 2002 to February 2003
Marketer
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Marketing the Learning Skills
Keeping up to date with learning skills
Programmes, setting up appointments and

interviewing
students and parents, reporting to seniors on
a weekly
basis
Name of Organisation
Development)
Duration
Position

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:
:

Job Description
by

M L Sultan Technikon(Staff

September 1999 to October 2001


Co-ordinator: Staff Development

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To provide support to academic staff

providing within given resources, the


necessary

Duties/Activities
development

and appropriate opportunities and activities


for staff to develop and enhance learning,
teaching and assessment
Planning, designing and organizing staff
Workshops, liasing with role-players and

stake-holders
Developing materials for staff development

Workshops, developing strategic plans for


academic
Development, managing and presenting
workshops,
participating in workshops, seminars, etc.
Engaging in research related to staff
development activities
Name of Organisation
Duration
Position
Job Description/Duties
level, compiling

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:

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M L Sultan Technikon
February 1985 to September 1999
Lecturer
:
Lecturing to students up to B Tech
study guides, setting and marking

examination papers,
curriculum development, assisting in the
placement of
students(Experiential Training), supervision
and
monitoring experiential training,
administration and
management of student records, attending
and
participating in seminars, workshops and
meetings
Other involvement/Activities
:
Staff Representative at Faculty Board
Meetings, staff
Association representative, initiated the
formation of
O.S.S.A(Organisation for Secretarial Students
Activities),
Member of South African Association for
Academic Development(SAAAD), Awarded
USAid
Scholarship to study MBA, introduced a
finishing course
for students, organised two successful field
trips for
students
Name of Organisation
Duration
Job Description/Duties

:
Standard Bank of South Africa
August 1981 to February 1985
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Worked as a Grade 01 clerk in various
Departments,viz ,Enquiries, Data capture,
Foreign Exchange
Promoted to Grade 02 and worked in the
General Ledger Department and as a teller

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4. KEY COMPETENCIES/SKILLS

Strong leadership skills


Team player
Facilitation, presentation and lecturing skills
Effective communication skills
Negotiation skills
Quality driven with high attention to detail
Strong operations, marketing and administration skills
Good management skills
Analytical skills
Supervisory and strong interpersonal skills
Problem solving and decision making skills
Passion for people

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5. REFEREES
Prof J L Conolly
Director

Former Associate Professor/Associate

Centre for Excellence in Learning and


Teaching

E-mail

Durban University of Technology


conollyj@dut.ac.za

Telephone

0027832949607

Mr R C D Govender

Former Head of Department


Department of Commercial Administration
Durban University of Technology (M L Sultan

Technikon)
Durban
davrac@ion.za.net

E-mail

Telephone

0027312627084
0027732556720

Dr Naresh Sentoo

Head of Department
Department of Information and Corporate

E-mail

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:

Durban University of Technology


sentoon@dut.ac.za

Telephone

0835602072

Ms Connie Israel
Sciences

Former Dean - Faculty of Management

Management

Mangosuthu Technikon
Umlazi, S Africa
Telephone

0027824988166/0723998414
0027315732549

CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAILS
Name
Nationality
Date of Birth
Contact Details
QUALIFICATIONS
B COMM(General)

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VIJIANTHIMAH ALGU GOVENDER (Mala)


South African
31 October 1959
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0027825607225(South Africa)

Univ. of Durban Westville, Durban, SA

NHD Post School Education


MBA
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M L Sultan Technikon, Durban, SA
Winthrop University, South Carolina, USA

EXPERIENCE
July 2013-November 2013

Durban University of Technology


Contract Lecturer
Jan 2012-To Date
:
AMAZING INDIA HOLIDAYS(Pty)Ltd
Owner/Manager
July 2011-December 2011:
ROSEBANK COLLEGE, DURBAN
Academic Development Co-ordinator
April 2009-May 2011
:
AMAZING HOLIDAY
Owner of travel and tour agency
March 2008-March 2009 :
GANGA AMBIENCE GUESTHOUSE
Partner and Manager
March 2003- November 2005
:
MANGOSUTHU TECHNIKON
Head of Department:Office Technology
March 2002-February 2003
:
PARAGON GENERATION
Marketer: Learning Skills Programme
September 1999-October2001 :
M L SULTAN TECHNIKON
Co-ordinator: Staff Development
February 1985-September 1999 :
M L SULTAN TECHNIKON
Lecturer
May 1981-January 1985
:
STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA
Clerk
OTHER INVOLVEMENT/ACHIEVEMENTS
Initiated the formation of O.S.S.A (Organisation for Secretarial Students
Activities)
Awarded USAid Scholarship to study MBA in the USA
Introduced a finishing course for students
Organised two educational field trips for students over a number of days
Involved in policy making for RPL(Recognition of Prior Learning)

CURRICULUM VITAE
MS V A GOVENDER