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Odunayo Head of Department (Acting): Dr Odunayo Magret Olarewaju
Tel:
 031 373 5632
Fax: 031 373 5226
Email: odunayoo@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Qualification: PhD, MSc., BSc. (Accounting); CA(NIG), BAP(SA), ACMA, CGMA.

Bio: Dr. Olarewaju is a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of Department (Management Accounting) at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa. She obtained her first and second degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria with cum laude and she obtained her PhD in Accounting from University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

She has held faculty positions in colleges in South Africa and University in Nigeria before relocating to South Africa. As an accomplished researcher with several articles published in DHET accredited peer-reviewed journals to her credit, she is a Board Member and Ed. She is a freelance training facilitator at SASH Business Management for training and consulting, Durban, South Africa (http://sashbm.com/#facilitators).

She has also presented academic papers at accredited international conferences in United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa, Nigeria and United Arab Emirate amongst many others. Odunayo is a distinguished scholar holding the record of the Fastest Doctorate Degree Completion in Africa (source https://temmybalogun.com/how-nigerias-olarewaju-odunayo-completed-her-phd-in23-months/) alongside other extraordinary academic laurels such as;

  • One of the 16th Powerful women making Impact at DUT published in Mail and Guardian and The Mercury on the 28th and 31st August, 2020 respectively.
  • Durban University of Technology, 14th position out of the top 30 Researchers of the year. November 22, 2019.
  • Faculty Top Researcher of the year, Faculty of Accounting and Informatics, Durban University of Technology. November 22, 2019.
  • Best Presenter at the second International Conference on Humanities, Accounting and Social sciences, University of Toronto, Canada. July 13th
  • Best full paper presented at Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA), KwaZulu-Natal Regional Teaching and Learning Conference, Riverside Hotel, Durban, South Africa. June 29th
  • Best Graduating Female Accounting Student, 2009/2010 Session, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria by Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN). March, 2011.

Dr. Olarewaju has mentored many masters and honours degree students to successful graduation and still has several masters and doctoral students in Accounting and Finance under her supervision. Dr. Olarewaju is an Accounting Technician and a Chartered Accountant under the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Business Accountant in Practice under the Southern African Institute of Business Accountants (BAP(SA), an Associate Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

Dr. Olarewaju is a Leading editorial board member of London Jounal Press, United Kingdon. https://journalspress.com/ljp?layout=profile&user=4827&view=profile. An Editorial Board member for International Journal of Business and Economics Research (IJBER), reviewer to nine accredited Journals, reviewer to many local and international conferences and post-graduate examiner for various universities in South Africa and Namibia. 

Research Interest: Financial Management, Environmental Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Governance, Sustainability Accounting and Managerial Accounting and Finance,


Secretary


Bongi Mrs Bongekile Giqwa
Tel: 031 373 5644
Email: bongekilen@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Mrs Bongekile Giqwa is a Departmental Secretary in the department of Management Accounting at the Durban University of Technology Ritson Campus.  She has worked in the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics since 2008 as an Administrative Assistant.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Office Management and Technology.


Lecturers

Melanie Mrs Melanie Bernice Cloete
Tel: 031 373 6717
Email: melaniec@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Mrs Melanie Bernice Cloete is a lecturer in the Management Accounting Department at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa. She has worked in academia since 1996 within the Management Accounting discipline. Her qualifications include a Higher Diploma in Education (Economic Science), a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology: Cost and Management Accounting and a Master of Accounting Degree. She is currently engaged in research, which is geared, towards her PhD. She has published articles in DHET accredited peer-reviewed journals and has presented academic papers at accredited international conferences. She is currently involved in the co-supervision of numerous masters’ students and is a reviewer for various DHET accredited journals. She has co-authored two books titled Basic Accounting for Non-Accountants 3rd Edition and Cost and Management Accounting: Operations and Management – A Southern African Approach. 2nd edition.

Research Interest: Management Accounting; Accounting Education, Higher Education; Lifelong Learning.


Marimuthu Ms Ferina Marimuthu
Tel: 031 373 5646
Email: ferinas@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Ferina Marimuthu is a lecturer in the Department of Management Accounting and has recently obtained a PhD in Finance (UKZN).  She is a long-serving staff member, being at the university for over 21 years.  She has been involved in teaching at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. In addition, she has presented extensively at both local and international conferences and has many academic books to her credit.  Her focus areas include management accounting, financial management and financial accounting.


av Mrs Avika Maharaj
Tel: 031 373 5647
Email: avikam@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Avika Maharaj is a lecturer in the department of Management Accounting at the Durban University of Technology. Her qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Cost and Management Accounting. She has presented papers on teaching, learning and assessment at various symposiums. She has also presented papers on small business management at an international Conference. A Maharaj has published research articles in accredited international journals.

Research Interest: Small Business Management, Cash Management, Cost and Management Accounting.


DOO Mr S. K Naidoo 
Tel: 031 373 5645
Email: naidoos@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Mr S. K Naidoo is a Lecturer in the Department of Management Accounting at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa and an associate member of the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA). Mr Naidoo brings a wealth of knowledge to the department having worked as an administrator at the university and in industry in South Africa and New Zealand before joining the department. Mr Naidoo is an experienced academic having lectured first to fourth year subjects. His passion is research and for many years he lectured Research Methodology in the department. He has also published articles of his own in accredited peer-reviewed journals. He currently lectures Cost Accounting 2 and Management Accounting 3.


Msomi Miss M. P Msomi
Tel: 031 373 5638
Email: mbalim@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus  

Bio: Miss Msomi is a lecturer in the Management Accounting department at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa. Miss Msomi is currently pursuing further qualifications.

Research Interest: Environmental Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Governance, Managerial Accounting and Finance, Entrepreneurship and leadership.


default-avatar Miss Sharon Zunckel
Tel: 031 373 5225
Email: sharonz@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Miss Sharon Zunckel is a Lecturer in the Department of Management Accounting at Durban University of Technology. She holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting. She is currently a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).


NR Mr Naresh Roshan Nunden
Tel: 031 373 5648
Email: roshann@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus

Bio: Roshan Nunden is a lecturer in the department of Management Accounting at the Durban University of Technology. In his previous employ was the Management Accounting at GUD Filters. He also has gained much knowledge and experience from two other companies namely: Gilbeys Distillers and Uni-foods (SA).  His vast working experiences will play a critical role and nurturing student’s potential and to their lifelong learning needs. He has been working at DUT for the past 14 years. He is currently completing his Master’s Degree.

Research Interest: Small Business Management, Capital Budgeting: Planning and Practices. Cost and Management Accounting.


Omolola Mrs Omolola A. Arise
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Mrs Omolola A. Arise is a lecturer in the Management Accounting Department of the Durban University of Technology of South Africa. She worked in the banking industry before moving to academia. She has six years lecturing experience. Omolola holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Accounting; has a non-diploma degree in management accounting at the Durban University of Technology, bagged a ‘Cum Laude’ in Master of Accounting and a Dean’s Merit award at the same university. Her research focus area is in environmental management accounting with a published article and presented at conference presentations. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University Of KwaZulu Natal University.


Yearwood1 Mrs Verna Yearwood
Tel: 031 373 5635
Email: vernan@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Subject Specialisation :  Financial Management , Financial Planning and Control, Cost and Management Accounting.

Areas of interest: Include Business Finance , Entrepreneurship , Curriculum Development and Accounting Education.

Research Area:  Accounting Education.


Zwelihle1 Dr Zwelihle Wiseman Nzuza
Tel: 031 373 5351
Email: zwelihlen@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus

Qualifications: PhD Accounting research, M CMA, Professional Accountant (SA).

Bio. Zwelihle Wiseman Nzuza is a lecturer in the Department of Management Accounting at the Durban University of Technology, South Africa in Durban. His work experiences in higher education include leadership, teaching, curriculum development and research with a number of research publications with DHET journals https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=TkMXe90AAAAJ.

Areas of research interests:

  • Accounting research and education
  • Financial management and procurement
  • Management accounting and costing systems

Stef Mrs Stephanie Caroline Singh
Tel: 031 373 5740
Email: stephanies@dut.ac.za
Campus: Ritson Campus
Office Number: DC1204H

Bio: Stephanie Caroline Singh is the Extended Curriculum Programme Coordinator and Management Accounting Lecturer, in the Department of Management Accounting, at the Durban University of Technology. She has her Masters’ Degree in Accounting and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Cost and Management Accounting. Her area of research focus is Student Performance amongst Accounting Students at UoTs. She is passionate about integrated learning and student centeredness. Her research focus and teaching practices has allowed her to develop and present papers at national and international conferences. She is enthusiastic and keen on innovative methods in her teaching and learning processes. She has been with the Durban University of Technology since 2008 in the Department of Management Accounting.


default-avatar Bonginkosi Nkosi 
Tel: 031 373 5450 
Email: bongin@dut.ac.za 
Campus: Ritson Campus 

Bio: Bonginkosi Nkosi is Computer Technician for school of Accounting Laboratory (Auditing and Taxation, Financial Accounting and Management Accounting).

Research Interest: ICT Security, Integration of ICT in Education.