SUPERVISION

Each student will be assigned to a minimum of two supervisors: one from the university and the other, someone from the industry who has substantial experience or expertise in the relevant areas of the research topic.

Supervision and monitoring processes are to be undertaken by the appointed supervisors.

Supervision and thesis evaluation practices are similar to those practised in the conventional PhD program.

Roles of Acaddemic Supervisor

o Oversee or guide the development of candidates
– Skills
– Competencies
– Management

o Guide, advise, support candidate’s research project
– Innovations contribution
– Publications
– Knowledge (breadth and dept)

o Ensure doctoral standards and requirement are met

Roles of Industrial Supervisor

o Oversee or guide the development of candidates with emphasis to company’s
and career development

o Provide support and advice on the
project

o Provide linkages within the company –policy decisions etc that affect research policy, decisions etc that affect research
– Holds senior position
– Having first degree (minimum)