School of Built Environment and Development Studies Seminar

Title: ‘Sport for Development: A South African Perspective’
Speaker: Creesen Naicker
Time: 12h30 – 13h50, 15 October 2014
Venue: Seminar Room F213, School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Memorial Tower Building, UKZN. Google maps: -29.866933,30.981963

Creesen Naicker is a social entrepreneur who has honed his leadership and project management skills over the last 10 years, firstly as the founding project manager of the YoungHeroes programme which led him to become a leading thinker and practitioner in Sport for Development, followed by on-going successful pursuits in entrepreneurship, and now he is leading a drive to use technology to address educational challenges for young South Africans. Creesen is a FIFA Masters Alumni (International Master in Sport Management, Law and Humanities) having studied through the International Centre for Sport Studies. He also studied a Masters degree in Organisational Psychology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Result-Based Management at the University of Witwatersrand’s Graduate School of Public and Development Management, and completed an Entrepreneurial and Leadership Programme at the University of Texas at Austin.

Planned seminars (This is a provisional schedule. Events will be confirmed about a week before through the mailing list. If you would like to be added to or removed from the mailing list, please contact

22 October: Catherine Sutherland, Glen Robbins and Dianne Scott  ‘Durban as a regional hub: Pro-growth, pro-poor and environmental entanglements’ (Available)

29 October: Christine Jeske ‘This is Not Working: Unemployment and the Good Life in South Africa’

5 November: Christina Cappy ‘South African Youth Experiences of Social Cohesion Through Schooling’

12 November: Mohammed Vawda ‘Health seeking behaviour in the context of high HIV prevalence’

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