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Industrial and Organisational Psychology

What did you study at the School of Industrial Psychology and Human Resources?

Mr Koorapetse completed both his postgraduate studies with us in BA (Hon) Labour Relations and HR MA (Labour Relations and HR).


How many years did you study with us?

In April 2011 Mr Koorapetse graduated withhis BA (Hons) and in April 2012 with his MA (Labour Relations and HR) in April 2012.


Where have you worked?

Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs (2006 – 2014)

Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation & Tourism (2014-to date)


Where are you currently working?

Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation & Tourism (1 year 11 months)


How did your studies prepare you for the workplace?

"My studies at NMMU enriched my knowledge on the field of Labour relations, the skills I learnt I was promoted  and  I am currently  at junior managerial position which is a great development for my career."


What was the most valuable thing you learnt while studying?

"The value of teamwork presentation skills. I was able to gain confidence in terms of presenting because we often worked in small diverse groups and we presented to the rest of the class afterwards."


Do you have any advice for the current students?

"They should focus on their studies and not involve themselves distracting behaviors’ such as alcoholism, strikes and gangsterism."