University of Pretoria Logo
English |  Afrikaans |    
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

Centres, Units, Bureaus and Institutes of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

Name of entity

Person responsible

Nature of activities

African Tax Institute (ATI)

Prof R Franzsen
Tel: 012 420 5538

Postgraduate and short course training as well as research in tax policy and tax administration in Africa.

Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL) Department Business Management
Prof D de Jongh
Tel: 012 420 3386
Programmes and Research on Responsible leadership.
Centre for Communication and Reputation Management Prof Ronél Rensburg
Tel: 012 420 3395/3816
Fax: 012 362 5085
(International code +27 12)
The Centre for Communication and Reputation Management is an institute for integrated communication for Southern Africa.
Chair in Logistics

Department of Business Management
Wesley Niemann
Tel: 012 420 4635

The Chair in Logistics is a centre of excellence, with the aim of contributing towards the development of logistics and supply chain management practice in Africa.

Chair in Entrepreneurship

Department of Business Management
Tel: 012 420 3401 
Ms J Adams
Tel: 012 420 6257

The Chair’s activities include research in the profile of entrepreneurs and the identification of characteristics for potential successful entrepreneurs.

South African Research Chair in Tax Policy and Governance Prof R Franzsen
Tel: 012 420 5538

Postgraduate research in tax policy, administration and governance in especially the following areas-

  • Property taxes, land taxes and property transfer taxes
  • Fiscal decentralization
  • Natural resource taxation
  • Tax and rural development
  • The use of Information technology and geographic information systems in the tax environment 

South African Reserve Bank Chair in Monetary Economics

Department of Economics
Prof N Viegi
Tel: 012 450 3820


Unit for Forensic Accounting

Department of Auditing
Mr Hannes Bezuidenhout
Tel: 012 420 3802
Ms Lynne vanTonder
Tel: 012 420 3407

Research and Training in fraud and forensic issues.


GfK Programme in Marketing Research Prof Gustav Puth
012 420 4981
Mr Theuns Kotzé
012 420 4844
The programme is sponsored by GfK, the fourth largest marketing research company in the world with its head office in Nuremberg in Germany. GfK is represented in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Business Clinic Department of Business Management
Johann Van Der Spuy
Tel: 012 842 3999
The Clinic is an initiative to facilitate entrepreneurship and small business development in and around the Mamelodi community.
Business Incubator Department of Business Management
Tel: 012 420 2411
Our incubation program is designed to aid in the successful development of entrepreneurial companies, by offering an array or support services and resources.