Department of Public Administration and Management

Mr LAA Matthews

College of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Public and Operations Management
Department: Public Administration and Management
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 4873
E-mail: amatthew@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • B.Admin
  • National Higher Diploma in Public Management and Administration
  • B.Admin (Hons) Industrial Psychology
  • National Diploma in Information Technology
  • Masters Degree in Development and Management (Cum Laude)
  • Workplace Assessor’s certificate

Fields of academic interests

  • Assisted with needs analysis, including focus group interviews conducted with all stakeholders of the Labour Inspection and Enforcement Foundation Programme for the Department of Labour
  • Curriculation and development of course material for the Labour Inspection and Enforcement Foundation Programme
  • Developed a competency profile for the Labour Inspection and Enforcement Foundation Programme for the Department of Labour
  • Has adapted the competency profile of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology to suit the needs of the Junior Management Development Programme offered to the Metropolitan Council of Tshwane
  • Skills audit conducted for the Office of the State President and Deputy President
  • Interviewing employees of the Office of the State President and Deputy President in order to compile individual development plans for all employees
  • Developed a logbook for interns of the Gauteng Department of Health, based on practical application of the Human Resource Management module

Field of Specialisation

  • Project management
  • Human resource management, training and development

Projects

  • Labour Inspection and Enforcement Foundation Programme for the Department of Labour
  • Training of Ward Clerks for the Gauteng Department of Health
  • Business Writing Skills for the Legislature of the Limpopo Province
  • Financial Management Training for the Local Government District Council in Welkom
  • Financial Management Training for Non-Financial Managers of the Legislature in Limpopo Province
  • Financial Management Training for officials of the Johannesburg Metropolitan Council
  • Office Management Course for the Gauteng Department of Health
  • Basic Public Financial Management Course for the former Technikon SA Regional Office in Polokwane
  • Project Management Training for the Department of Agriculture
  • Generic Skills Training for the Department of Agriculture
  • Accelerated Supervisory Development Programme for the Northern Cape Department of Transport, Roads and Public Works
  • Accelerated Supervisory Development Programme for the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
  • Mentoring and Coaching Training for the Department of Labour
  • Middle Management Training Programme for the Metropolitan Council of Tshwane
  • Workplace Skills Training offered to the Department of Provincial and Local Government
  • Mentoring and Coaching Training for the Department of Education in the North West Province
  • Programme in Local Government and Development Management
  • Overall responsible for the Programmes in Disaster Management and Project Management
  • Contact person and responsible for the co-ordination of a total of fifty three short learning programmes, courses, workshops and seminars previously offered by the Centre for Public Administration and Management