SAAA KZN and CENTRAL Regional Conference

Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA)

KZN and CENTRAL Regional Conference

22 October 2021

The Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA) SAAA KZN and CENTRAL Regional Conference aims to contribute towards the achievement of the SAAA vision of promoting excellence in Accountancy Higher Education and Research in Southern Africa. By providing a regional research and information sharing platform, academics can play an active and leading role in the Accountancy Professions in the regional context.

Overview

The Department of Accounting and Law at MUT and the School of Accountancy at the UFS will host a collaborative Southern African Accounting Association (SAAA) Regional Conference with accounting departments from the University of Zululand, Durban University of Technology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Central University of Technology, Vaal University of Technology and North West University. This conference has been scheduled for Friday, 22 October 2021.

WELCOME ADDRESS

Dr B.A Ntshangase

Dean (Acting) – Faculty of Management Sciences

Currently, Dr Ntshangase is the Acting Dean in the Faculty of Management Sciences at the Mangosuthu University of Technology. In 2019 Dr Ntshangase joined MUT as the HOD in the Department of Public Administration and Economics. Dr Ntshangase joined TUT in 2015 as the Senior Lecturer. He successfully supervised eight students for Masters in Public Affairs and one Doctoral student in Public Affairs. In 2015 Dr Ntshangase was appointed Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Management Sciences, he has been the HOD for seven years at DUT in the Department of Public Management and Economics. In 2006 Dr Ntshangase joined DUT as the lecturer from UKZN where he has been the lecturer for seven years. Dr Ntshangase is the accredited facilitator for the National School of Government from 2009 to date. He has offered a Senior Management Programme at War College from 2010 to 2012.

Prof FE Prinsloo

Director: School of Accountancy

 

From 1 April 2019 Prof Prinsloo has been appointed as the Director: School of Accountancy at the University of the Free State.  Prior to this, Prof Prinsloo was Professor of Auditing at the Nelson Mandela University (NMU), and served as the Director of the NMU School of Accounting from 2007 to 2016.  He was a member of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors’ Committee for Auditing Standards from 1999 to 2012, and has for many years actively contributed to the professional education activities of the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors, also serving on a number of their committee structures.  Since 2006 he has played a key role in developing the auditing component of the competency frameworks for entry-level Chartered Accountants (SA).  Prof Prinsloo is the co-editor or author of a number of Auditing textbooks that are widely prescribed at South African universities.  He has also been invited as a guest lecturer

at a number of universities in South Africa and Germany, and has chaired a variety of audit committees in the public sector.

OUR SPONSORS

South African Institute for Business Accountants

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Association of Chartered Certified Accountants