Supervision of completed student research (i.e. awarded degrees) as at October 2018

 

University of the Witwatersrand:

PhD: 9 and MSc(Eng) Dissertations and Investigational Project Reports: 53; MEng Research Reports: 3.

 

In association with the University of Twente, the Netherlands & Others: MSc: 40

 

Current Research Foci

 

In addition to keeping track of Phase Three of the EPWP (2014/15 to 2018/19), McCutcheon’s main focus of research is on 'Small Contractor Development in SA: Policy, Procedures and Case Studies

 

Current and Recent Supervision Details: 2013 to 2018

 

PhD

Muzondo FT. (Ms)

The limitations in public procurement practices in relation to contractor selection criteria: the importance of technical qualifications and experience

 

Dube S

Operational improvement of roads and Stormwater maintenance within the South African metropolitan Municipalities

 

MSc(Eng) Dissertation

 

Visser H. (Dr)

The effect of incomplete definition in the project life cycle domain affecting the critical success factors of project management of small scale projects.

 

MSc(Eng) Investigational Project Report

 

Summary of student research completed since 2013

 

MSc(Eng) Investigational Project Report

 

Successfully completed, to October 2018

 

Sekano L. Ms (2018)

Investigating Contractor Liability on Construction Projects: Risk Management as structured in FIDIC Contracts for Projects in South Africa with specific reference to Insurance

 

Mahlangu I. Ms (2018)

The effectiveness of a contractor development programme in the development of small contractors – an evaluation of a road construction project in the Eastern Cape

 

Chiloane S. Ms (2018)

Assessing the effectiveness of projects that are aimed at reducing water loss in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality

 

Govender N. (2017)

An Investigation into the Management of Successful General Building and Civil Engineering Contractors in Gauteng

 

Mwamlima B. Ms (2017)

An evaluation of employment creation and skills transfer during the delivery of capital projects in sub-Saharan Africa: A focus on three selected case studies

 

Govender C. Ms (2016)

An examination of Rand Water’s skills development for the production of quality drinking water locally

 

Mohlala FT. Ms (2015)

The relationship between project performance of emerging contractors in government infrastructure projects and their experience and technical qualifications: an analysis of 30 projects conducted in the Mpumalanga Province over the 2011-2013 period.

 

Segers, I. (2013)

The feasibility of using rubble masonry concrete on Dam Structures during rehabilitation in South Africa to increase productive labour opportunities (2013)

 

First Draft (2018)

Kopung S.

Contractor Development Management in Engineering North West Province.

 

 

MEng Research Report

 

Dumakude M. Ms (2016)

The effectiveness of Enterprise Development Programmes in the Civil Engineering Construction Sector and the Sustainability of Enterprise Development beneficiaries (Emerging Contractors ) after they have exited the programmes implemented by Established Civil Contractors (2016)

 

Dlamini MR. Ms (2015)

An investigation of the challenges faced by emerging contractors in KwaZulu-Natal Province (2015)