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PMSA Gauteng Event, 'The Missing Link in Projects'
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When: Tuesday, 27 March 2018
17:30 for 18:30
Where: FTI Campus, Block C
Monyetla Office Park
Inyanga Close
Sunninghill, Gauteng  2157
South Africa
Presenter: Lunga Msengana
Contact: Dilshaan Duearte
011 257 8048

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On a number of occasions it has been proven that most of our projects are over managed and under led. That is, when it comes to projects, we put so much emphasis in managerial than leadership practices. Over and above this, research is clearly showing that when projects fail; the majority of the causes fall within the human behaviour dimension. The question is, why do project practitioners pay less attention to this dimension. Join Dr Lunga Msengana as he unpacks the intricacies of this subject. 


Lunga started his career as a Professional Engineering Technologist Engineering. He obtained a BSc Hons in Applied Science (with specialisation in Electronic Engineering) through the University of Pretoria. Years later, his passion for projects led him to formally study Project Management, in which he obtained a Masters of Commerce in Project Management (Cum Laude) at the Cranefield College of Project and Programme Management. He then completed his PhD in Commerce and Administration with the same institution in 2017.  

He has worked as a Technician, Business Analyst, Engineer and Project Manager. He has had the opportunity to work for Denel, Saab Tech, Molapo Technology, and Vodacom. He is currently a senior project manager for Eskom Telecommunications. He is also an Associate Part-time Lecturer at both Cranefield and the UNISA School of Business Leadership (SBL). Lunga is a member of Project Management South Africa (PMSA) and the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA). He is the past president of PMSA and a former non-executive director of World Vision South Africa. Lunga is also a Pastor and a Transformational Life Coach. 

In November 2012, Lunga published a book titled, “The Missing Link in Projects”. The book gives full credit to the human factor in project management and it acknowledges the vital role people play in the unfolding of projects. He has been a featured speaker at many conferences in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. He has also written project management articles for ProjectNet and PMWorld Journal.


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17:30 - 20:00
Please see full programme below


Earn one (1) contact hours for attending this event. This is a dedicated knowledge sharing event designed to help you accumulate professional development points in your respective industries, as well as with PMSA


 - Online registration: Free of charge
 - Registration on the day of the event: R50 incl VAT

 - Online registration: R50 incl VAT
 - Registration on the day of the event: R100 incl VAT


We understand that life happens and you may need to cancel your attendance. As numbers affect catering and the speaker’s expectation of audience size kindly let us know if you are unable to attend, ideally 48 hours prior to the event. 


17:30 - 18:30

Snacks will be served on arrival

18:30 - 19:30

'The Missing Link in Projects', presented by Dr Lunga Msengana

19:30 - 20:00



For assistance regarding this event please do not hesitate to contact the event coordinator at the below details:

Dilshaan Duearte
011 257 8048


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