Department of Business Management

Prof Nisha Sewdass

College of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Management Sciences
Department: Business Management
Tel: 012 429 2795


  • B.Bibl Library & information Science (Unisa)
  • Hons B.Bibl Library & Information Science (Unisa
  • MBA General Management (Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Competitive Intelligence (University of Pretoria)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Sense and Decision making (University of Pretoria)
  • MInf Information Science (Unisa)
  • DPhil Competitive Intelligence (University of Pretoria)

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Currently teaching

  • M&D supervision Strategic and competitive Intelligence
  • M&D supervision Strategy-as-Practice

Fields of academic interests

  • Business and competitive Intelligence
  • Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for the service sector
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Global competitiveness & environmental scanning.
  • Intelligence analysis and presentation.

Field of Specialisation

  • Strategic and competitive intelligence
  • Innovation and foresight
  • Collaborative intelligence
  • Business and competitive Intelligence
  • Sense and decision making

Journal articles

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Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • SARIMA member
  • Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) –Member
  • Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) – Global Advisory Committee Member
  • Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP SA Chapter) - Founder & Chair & Member
  • Strategic and Competitive Intelligence professionals (SCIP) - Africa Regional Steering Committee Chair
  • Member, Golden Key International Honour Society.


  • African Union Agenda 2063 Project.