James Mpele

Principal Consultant

James Mpele has over 20 years experience as a change agent, coach, and trainer. He combines a detailed knowledge of personal, group and organizational change technologies with a broad background in business, entrepreneurship and education. He brings to his consulting and training work a broad multi-disciplinary background in business, organizational dynamics, and human psychology.

Professional Background:

James' ideas for creating dynamic learning organizations draw on a set of well-tested theory and research, having worked with the Business School of the Netherlands, the South African Institute of Management and many others. James has extensive knowledge of the challenges of participatory management, the introduction of technologies into organizations and the dynamics of life in non-profit making organizations. James has worked throughout South Africa, Tanzania, and Lesotho.

Relevant Experience:

Over 20 years of experience in Human Resources Management and HR Development and Organisational Development
Leadership and supervisory development 
Design of HRD processes; Job evaluations and descriptions
Experience in Training (Vocational and Technical Education)
Change and Diversity Management
Curriculum Development
Key clients include: BMW, Atlas Copco, South African Breweries, Oracle Corporation, South African Airways, Hewlett-Packard

Professional Qualifications:

MSc in Training and HRM, Leicester University, UK
B. Tech Human Resources, University of Johannesburg, SA
Personnel, Training, Labour Relations Management, Institute of People Management, SA

Languages:

English - Excellent
Afrikaans / Zulu / Sotho / Xhosa, - Good passive skills 
Sepedi / Siswati - Basic communication skills.