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Dr Adriette Dekker

Module: Legal Aspects for Project Managers

Dr Adriette Dekker

Adriette Dekker is an admitted attorney, conveyancer and notary of the High Court of South Africa and obtained her doctorate degree in labour law in 2005. She was in full-time practice for 5 years before she joined UNISA in 2003. She served as a Professor in Labour Law at UNISA for more than 10 years whereafter she decided to return to private practice. She is a freelance academic specialist and she continues to teach labour law on a part-time basis at various tertiary institutions.

Adriette holds a BLC (cum laude) LLB from the University of Pretoria and a LLM and LLD from the University of South Africa. She also has an Advanced Diploma in Labour Law (University of Johannesburg) and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (cum laude) presented and accredited by the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) & University of Pretoria. She is also a panel member of AFSA.

Adriette is a seasoned academic and was an NRF-rated researcher when in full-time academia. Five students obtained their doctorate degrees (LLD) under her promotership. She has presented a number of papers at international and national conferences. She also publishes widely in the field of labour and social security law and has also acted as co-author of a number of textbooks in this field. She is actively involved in project management training.

Adriette is married and has 3 children.


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The PPM is recognized by the following:

  1. PMI (Project Management Institute) – USA and Globally
  2. ECSA (Engineering Council of SA)
  3. SACPCMP (South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions)
  4. SACNASP (South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals)
  5. PMSA (Project Management South Africa)

On successful completion of the PPM, suitable candidates may be eligible to apply for the professional designation of Project Manager (PM) conferred by Project Management South Africa (PMSA). PMSA is the SAQA recognized professional body representing the interests of project managers across sectors.

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