She uses the flipped classroom pedagogical model for third year Accounting students. Students are required to view short videos on the theory at home before the class session and this enables contact sessions to be devoted to practical work. This change enables more students to be engaged in the contact sessions and increase their confidence in the subject.
School of Accounting Sciences
Jan van Romburgh (CA (SA)) holds a Master of Commerce in Management Accounting, obtained from the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU) in 2009, and is a member of the Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners (ICFP), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Jan is currently the Deputy Director of the School of Accountancy at the NWU. Jan was fundamental in establishing the Program in Forensic Accountancy at the NWU in 2006.
I am an expert in Personal finance, Financial Management and Financial Literacy
I have the following range of experience;
- Senior Lecturer
Lecturing and assessing Financial Management and Management accounting for Charted Accountancy students.
- Pursuit, proposal and process management
Strategic sales role to help leadership convert opportunities at multinational clients into business. Research and best practice implementation of proposal processes and strategic sales methodology.
Herman van Dyk is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa), Associate Chartered Accountant (England and Wales) and a Master Tax Practitioner (SA). He holds a Master of Commerce cum laude in South African and International Taxation (North-West University) and his dissertation entitled “Grounds for allowing a tax deduction for employee share incentives” received the award for best dissertation.
Research in the field of Teaching and Learning:
After graduating from the NWU with distinctions in all 31 semester modules as the top performer in the faculty, I qualified as a chartered accountant and achieved the fifth position nationwide in the IRBA Public Practice Exam (PPE) in 2005.
I was awarded the ABSA bronze medal for the best Masters' student in the social sciences at the NWU. I joined the NWU in 2007 and was named best lecturer in the university in 2008 and received an award for inspirational education from Rapport in 2010.
Pieter is an associate professor in the Taxation programme at the NWU. He is responsible for the Mcom Taxation degree.