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Derek.Smith@uct.ac.za
3,07, Leslie Commerce
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Curriculum Vitae

Current Academic Responsibilities

Current Position: Emeritus Professor

Lecturing duties:

  • Convenor Online UCT/GetSmarter Adv Dip Bus Proj Mgt

Qualifications

  • PMP - 2003
  • MCom (UCT) - 1982 Information Systems
  • BTech (Hons) (UK) - 1968 Chemistry

Research Interests

  •  Project Management
  •  People Management
  •  Project Team Dynamics
  •  IS curriculum development
  • Online curriculum development

Committees

  • ISIS Project Steering Committee
  • University Senate
  • Khanya Executive Steering Committee member (WCED) up to 2002
  • Sabbatical July 2000 to July 2001 (appointed special advisor on IT in Education to Minister of Education, Prof Kader Asmal)

Affiliations

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS) - founder member.
  • PMI (USA)  (Project Management Institute) member plus local chapter professional member.
  • ITA (Information Technology Association) member.
  • Trustee for Accenture Educational Trust.