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					  CURRICULUM VITAE

              OF
        DEVIKA PILLAY




PERSONAL DATA:
SURNAME           :   Pillay


FIRST NAME        :   Devika (Dawn)


HOME ADDRESS      :   D17 Riverside Estate
                      115 Mountain Rise Rd
                      Glenmore
                      4001

POSTAL ADDRESS    :   D17 Riverside Estate
                      115 Mountain Rise Rd
                      Glenmore
                      4001



CONTACT NUMBERS   :   (031) 260 2593 OR 260 2602 (w)
                       083 594 3931


IDENTITY NUMBER   :   7503240079083


DATE OF BIRTH     :   24 March 1975


GENDER            :   Female


MARITAL STATUS    :   Single


NATIONALITY       :   South African

HOME LANGUAGE     :   English         (Speak,Read,Write)


OTHER LANGUAGES   :   Afrikaans       (Speak,Read,Write)


DRIVERS LICENCE   :   Code 08


HEALTH            :   Excellent




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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
SECONDARY EDUCATION:


LAST SCHOOL ATTENDED                         :      Effingham Secondary
DATE                                         :      1987 - 1992
HIGHEST STANDARD PASSED                      :      Matric
SUBJECTS                                     :      English
                                             :      Afrikaans
                                             :      Mathematics
                                             :      Biology
                                             :      Accounting
                                             :      Business Economics


ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS


   Distinction, Business Economics, Matric Final Exam
   Sports Awards, Volleyball, Netball, Chess, Athletics
   Taalbond Afrikaans Examinations: Levels 1, 2 and 3
   South African Communication Centre: Speech and Drama Certificates
   Scholarship grant received from the Ford Foundation: Centre for Partnership in
    Enterprise Research and Technology Transfer (CEPERRT)
   Centre for Science Development: Scholarship Grant for Masters study
   Research Paper published and presented at Technikon Natal Research Conference
   Paper published and presented for the 1999 ENDEC Conference in Singapore
   Selected as one of a group of 10 people to represent South Africa for an SMME
    Promotion and Policy Development Training Course in Japan
   Language certificate for Japanese language course in Japan
   Article accepted for publication in the South African Journal of Higher Education




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LEADERSHIP ROLES
   Prefect
   Captain: Volleyball, Chess, Sports 'House'
   Facilitator- The Graduate Enterprise Programme: Technikon Natal 1998
   Facilitator- The Graduate Enterprise Programme: M.L. Sultan Technikon 1998
   Facilitator- The Graduate Enterprise Programme: M.L. Sultan Technikon 1999, 2nd
    and 3rd year Fashion Design students
   Co-facilitator for the Business Clinic Internship Programme: Technikon Natal 1999
   Co-facilitator for the Graduate Enterprise Programme: Information Technology-
    Technikon Natal 2000
   Course co-ordinator- Business Management 2001,2002,2003


TERTIARY EDUCATION

INSTITUTION ATTENDED                        :      University Of Natal, Durban
DATES                                       :      1993 To 1996
DEGREE                                      :      B.COMM
MAJORS                                      :      Marketing (3)
                                                   Business Administration (3)
                                                   Industrial Psychology (3)


OTHER SUBJECTS                              :      Accounting (1); Economics (1)
                                                   Quantitative Management;
                                                   Commercial Law (1); Psychology (1)
                                                   Economics (2); Commercial Law (2)
                                                   Industrial Psychology (2)
                                                   Business Administration (2)


INSTITUTION ATTENDED                        :      University of Natal, Durban
DATES                                       :      1996 - 1997
DEGREE                                      :      B.Comm (Hons)
MAJOR                                       :      Business Administration, Corporate
OTHER SUBJECTS                              :      Strategy, Consumer Behaviour
                                                   Business Behaviour and
                                                   Human Resource Management

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INSTITUTION ATTENDED       :       Technikon Natal, Berea Campus
DATES                      :       1998 - 2000
DEGREE                     :       Masters in Technology (Marketing)


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

1.   NAME OF INSTITUTION   :       University Of Natal
     DATE:                 :       9 April 1996
     QUALIFICATION         :       Insight Into Management In
                                   South Africa


2.   NAME OF INSTITUTION   :       UNILEVER SA
     DATE                  :       JUNE 7 - 8 1996
     QUALIFICATION             :   Introduction To Business
                                   Management


3.   NAME OF INSTITUTION   :       University Of Natal - Durban
     DATE                  :       February 1997
     QUALIFICATION         :       Orientation Guide


4.   NAME OF INSTITUTION   :       Japan International Co-operation
                                   Agency (JICA)
     DATE                  :       February 1999 to April 1999
     QUALIFICATION         :       SMME Promotion and Policy
                                   Development


5.   NAME OF INSTITUTION   :       Technikon Natal, Berea
        DATE               :       1999
     QUALIFICATION         :       Certified Trainer- Graduate
                                   Enterprise Programme




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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


   Involved in the selling of tickets for the Animal anti- cruelty League and Child
    Welfare.
   Involved in the Rate Payers Association in my community.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:


1) NAME OF ORGANISATION                           :   Corobrik Natal
    ADDRESS OF ORGANISATION                       :   397 North Coast Rd
                                                      Durban
                                                      4000
    DATE                                          :   1992 To June 1995
    JOB TITLE                                     :   Debtors Clerk
    MAIN FUNCTIONS                                :   Clerical Duties, Filing.


2) NAME OF ORGANISATION                           :   Independent Electoral Commission
    DATE                                          :   May 1994
    JOB TITLE                                     :   Enumerator


3) NAME OF ORGANISATION                           :   Natal Wholesale Jewellers
    ADDRESS OF ORGANISATION                       :   331 West Street
                                                      Durban, 4000
    JOB TITLE                                     :   Sales Consultant
    MAIN FUNCTIONS                                :   Selling High Fashion Jewellery


4) NAME OF EMPLOYER                           :       Community Business College
    ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER                       :       Bryanston Heights, Berea Rd
                                                      Durban
    DATE AND DURATION                         :       April 1997 to 1998
    TITLE                                     :       Tutor and lecturer
    MAIN FUNCTIONS                            :       Facilitating academic programmes in
                                                      Marketing, Business Management
                                                      and Consumer Behaviour


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5) NAME OF ORGANISATION                       :   Edgars
  ADDRESS OF ORGANISATION                     :   409 West Street
                                                  Durban,4001
  DATE AND DURATION                           :   October 1995 to February 1999
 JOB TITLE                                    :   Credit Clerk


6) NAME OF EMPLOYER                           :   Technikon Natal
  ADDRESS OF EMPLOYER                         :   Open House, Corner of Ritson and
                                                   Mansfield Rds.
  DATE AND DURATION                           :   February 1998 to August 2000
  TITLE                                       :   Co-ordinator- entrepreneurship


  MAIN FUNCTIONS
     Conducting Research and consulting work into issues of Service Quality,
      SMME development, Entrepreneurship, Clustering.
     Lecturer of Business Skills for Graduate Enterprise Programme at M.L. Sultan
      Technikon and Technikon Natal
     Trainer for the Business Clinic Internship programme for the Technikon Natal,
      Business Clinic
     Research project co-ordination and proposal writing
     Submission of articles and working papers for journal publication and
      presentation of these submissions
     Securing research funding
     Assisting postgraduate students with research studies
     Planning and co-ordination of Research workshops




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7) NAME OF ORGANISATION                          :   University of Natal, Dbn
    ADDRESS OF ORGANISATION                      :   King George V Avenue
                                                     Durban,4001
    DATE AND DURATION                            :   September 2000 to present
    JOB TITLE                                    :   Lecturer and Research Consultant


    MAIN FUNCTIONS


    Lecturing, research, consulting work into areas of entrepreneurship, management
     and marketing
    Drafting of proposals for funding and research and/or marketing projects
    Research for project work
    Article writing and presentations
    Supervision of Masters and Honours dissertations




OTHER PROJECTS


1. Ntsika (2003)                         :           Training Needs Assessment
2. Nedcor (2002)                         :           Import Replacement Project
3. Durban Solid Waste (2001)             :           Brand Equity and Awareness Study
4. Witwatersrand University (2001) :                 Co-ordinator- marketing needs for
                                                     small business
5. Port Elizabeth University (2001) :                Succession in family business
6. Department of Economic (2000) :                   Sectoral Opportunities Development
    Affairs and Tourism




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REFERENCES:


NAME          :   Prof. Kachesa Bbenkele
POSITION          Executive Director
EMPLOYER      :   Micro Enterprise Alliance
TELEPHONE     :   (011) 403 9621
                  082 905 9189


NAME          :   Mr. William Harrison
POSITION          Management Consultant, Lecturer
EMPLOYER      :   University of Natal, Dbn
TELEPHONE     :   (031) 260 2598 or 0837770330




NAME          :   Prof. K. Bhowan
POSITION      :   Asst. Dean: School of Economics
                  and Management
EMPLOYER      :   University of Natal, Durban
TELEPHONE     :   (031) 260 2599




NAME          :   Dr. Pumela-Msweli Mbanga
POSITION      :   Director: Undergraduate
                  Programmes
                  Economics and Management
EMPLOYER      :   University of Natal, Durban
TELEPHONE     :   (031) 260 3550




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