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Post Graduate Research Support Workshop for officials
Most socially progressive and economically self-sustaining cities have working populations that are predominantly comprised of employees educated to Masters and Doctoral levels. As advocates for promoting learning, MILE’s, Academic Collaboration programme in partnership with the eThekwini Municipal Academy are hosting its second series and sixth workshop for officials pursuing Master’s and Doctoral studies.
The two-day workshop is currently underway at the Burman Bush Conference Centre with about 50 officials and is being facilitated by UKZN, Prof. U. Bob the University Dean of Research, and Prof J. Ndlovu HOD: Cultural & Heritage Tourism & Anthropology.
MILE’s Academic Collaboration programme which facilitates the City’s partnership with various academic institutions like UKZN within a Memorandum of Agreement, helped secure the expertise of the professors.
In his opening remark, Head: eThekwini Municipal Academy, Dr Mpilo Ngubane mentioned the pertinent role of educating municipal officials and encouraging post graduate studies.
“It’s very important to understand the role of education and the influence it as in the workplace. These workshops were designed to provide support for officials pursing post graduate studies as they continue delivering on key performance areas as city officials. I am really encouraged by the response to this call and all the positive feedback,” said Dr Ngubane.
According to Dr Ngubane eThekwini Municipality is the first City to host post graduate support workshops for officials.
Dr Ngubane also thanked officials for investing time, effort and other resources to improve their qualifications.
The City is committed to providing support for officials through the eThekwini Municipal Academy and MILE to enhance their capacity and improve the delivery of services for its citizens.
Download presentations below:

 PG Workshop Presentations

Academic sources and referencing.pdf
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Main aspects of academic writing.pdf
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Post Graduate studies and academic research.pdf
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Project management MILE.pdf
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