Coordinator; The Development Facilitation and Training Institute, Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership
Telephone: 015 290 2826
Teaching and Research interests
28th June, 2011
Presentation to the SANPAD - Rhodes University Water and Sustainability Project in Delft, Holland: From policy to practice: enhancing implementation of water policies for sustainable development - Wicked Problems, Complexity and A Hunch
8th – 9th October, 2010
Presentation to the International conference on HIV/AIDS communication aimed at rural communities (HACALARA): A Narrative Approach to Designing a Mentorship Programme for the Boys 2 Men Programme in the Limpopo Province.
1st October, 2010
Presentation to the National Development Agency Round Table Discussion: Opportunities in Rural Tourism and Social Entrepreneurship: is it time for an alternative approach?
7th September, 2010
Presentation to the Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference, Singapore: Story Telling: a Case Study from South Africa
28th August – 1 September, 2010
Keynote Speaker to World Vision’s - Complex Adaptive Systems: New Strategies for Transformational Development Conference, Arusha, Tanzania. Demystifying Complexity: a Case Study from South Africa
April 30th 2010
Presentation to the Minister, Department Science and Technology with the title:Community Engagement at the University of Limpopo 2010 - 2012
Presentation to the International Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance (SAHARA) Conference with title ‘Sex and Relationships Education – Limpopo Province’.
6th August 2009
Presentation to the National Department of Health’s Care and Support Directorate: Competent Communities – Background for the ACP Meeting
19th June, 2009
Presentation to Institute of Municipal Associations in Southern Africa (IMASA): Towards a Productive Public Service.
22nd May, 2009
Presentation to the National Advisory Council on Innovation’s Special Expert Panel on Innovation and Development in Pretoria. Title: Managing Innovation for Broad-Based Socio-Economic Challenges in South Africa: is a Sustainable Approach Possible?
13th October, 2008
Attendance and facilitation at the National Development Agency’s District Dialogue Day Conference in Polokwane.
Report entitled: Dance as if you’re not been watched: findings from the Health Promoter’s Project. DevFTI, TGSL, 2008.
13th May 2008
Presentation to the Knowledge Management Practitioners Group of South Africa at the Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria: Software for knowledge sharing in a rural context.
Presentation of a paper to The GLGH’s Inter-Provincial Seminar on the Limpopo LED Centre: Knowledge Sharing for Development: an innovative affair.
22nd May, 2007
Presented a paper to the United Cities and Local Governments Africa annual meeting at the GTZ office in Pretoria: Knowledge Sharing and Local Economic Development.
Burman, C.J. (2006): The culture of management or the management of culture: a case study of the Rural Women’s Association, South Africa. Knowledge Management for Development Journal – Vol 1, No 3 (2006).
Burman, C.J. (2006) Academia and Development. Knowledge Management for Development Journal – Vol 2, No 1 (2006).