Impressive line-up for 3rd annual NWU Human Capital Summit

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 07/09/2019 - 10:28

Impressive line-up for 3rd annual NWU Human Capital Summit

Following the overwhelming success of the 2018 rendition of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Human Capital Summit, it is all systems go for the third annual summit to be hosted at the NWU’s campus in Mahikeng.

This year’s summit – an initiative of the NWU’s School of Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management – will see industrial psychologists, human resource management professionals, academic staff, researchers and postgraduate students come together to discuss the impact of the dawning fourth Industrial Revolution.

On the agenda will be discussion topics such as the necessity of scarce skills within the discipline, managing Generation Z employees, dual career opportunities in the technological era, public service rendering and new technologies.

During the summit, delegates will have the opportunity to engage with several high-level experts, including the likes of:

  • Bokang Mabiletsa,
  • Carl Mayeza,
  • Dr Moeletsi Leballo,
  • Kgomotso Mopalami, and
  • Neo Mpele.

More about the speakers

Bokang Mabiletsa is regarded as one of South Africa’s top professional speakers, a digital communication specialist and a self-confessed serial entrepreneur. He is known for his ability to provide genuine and practical solutions on how to tackle work and life challenges in the digital age. Levering over 15 years of experience, Bokang is currently fulfilling the role of director at the following companies: Mind Interactive, Blueshift Energy Solutions and Elite CV.

Carl Mayeza is a seasoned human resources management and development generalist, who has been a Senior Technical Advisor at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) since 2009. In this capacity he provided leadership and management expertise to the Southern Africa Human Capacity Development (SA-HCD) Project until October 2010.

He enjoyed a stint as an independent psychologist and part-time lecturer at the NWU Graduate School of Management and Leadership, and presently lectures in the Department of Business Management at the University of Limpopo. He is also an experienced consultant and facilitator of human resource capacity development programmes, organisational development and transforming service delivery, as well as a HPCSA Board of Psychology examiner.

Dr Moeletsi Leballo studied medicine at Sofia Medical University in Bulgaria and qualified in 1988. He completed an internship at the Muhimbili Medical University in 1989 and also worked at the ANC-Holland Solidarity Hospital in Morogoro in Tanzania, caring for South Africans in exile.

After returning to South Africa in 1991, he worked in the Bophelong Hospital for six years after which he started his own private practice. Since then he has also worked at the South African Defence Force, served as a proportional councillor (PR councillor) at ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality, acted as the Deputy Director General in Public Administration (DDG) of the North West Provincial Government and is currently serving as Commissioner in the Public Service Commission.

Kgomotso Mopalami holds a master’s degree in human resource management. Her research thesis focused on a South African relationship between perceived fairness in human resources management practices and employees’ psychological environment. As the Head: Research and Innovation at the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP), she contributes to continuous development in the HR profession through articles, and fact sheets, as published on the SABPP website. She is also an overseer of several SABPP national committees, namely: HR Governance, Ethics, Change Management and the Human Resource Research Initiative.

Neo Mpele is the director of Letshalo HR Services and is a registered HR professional with SABPP. She boasts over 12 years of experience across industries. Her field of expertise are driving talent and performance management, SAGE People 300 implementation, remuneration, benefits initiatives and advising and supporting clients in strategies to attract, develop and retain talent.

Book your seat

If you are interested in attending the summit, please register via the NWU website. For more information call or email: 018 389 2391, or 018 389 2920,