Prof Shirley Motaung, winner of the 2019 IPMBusiness Leader award.
In an interview with e-TUTor, Prof Motaung shared her delight about the award. “It’s humbling to be recognised, especially if you are a scientist and celebrated by the Human Resource fraternity. We received this award, which recognise and award excellence in people leadership, for our teamwork. I have amazing students and graduates working with me. I dedicate this award to my team,” she said.
The Institute of People Management is a professional membership body representing the Human Resource and People Management fraternity. The IPM is a not-for-profit, independent body with official professional recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
In addition to bagging the top award, she also received a bursary worth R300 000 to use for study towards any business qualification.