Portia Mabedla

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

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Portia Mabedla

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In January 2011, I enrolled at Cape Peninsula University of Technology to complete a National Diploma in Mathematical Technology, specializing in Chemical Industry applications. In 2015, I converted my National Diploma into a BTech degree specializing in Project Management. During the course of my degree, I obtained three distinctions in Mathematics as well as a distinction in Project Accounting in my fourth year. My degree has given me a strong foundation in logical thinking skills, mathematical and statistical modeling; as well as project management strategies, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and research. I am proficient in a variety of computer applications including Matlab, C++ and MS Office. I am fully bilingual in English and isiXhosa. I work well in teams and have good people and communication skills. I have had to overcome many obstacles to achieve a degree-level education in science and technology. In this I have proven that I am highly motivated, disciplined and dedicated in achieving goals. I am keen to further my career by applying my skills in project management and mathematical technology. You can expect the same persistence, enthusiasm and intellectual application I have shown in my years of studying in your workplace.After graduating, I got involved in a GABS project for a period of two months (May and June2016) under CPUT as an enumerator and data capturer. In September 2016, I joined Yellowwood as an intern on the Insights team. I am passionate about working with numbers.

Biography

Work Rights:
  • South African Permanent Resident
Citizenship:
  • South Africa
Languages:
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Education

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology - Bachelor in Mathematics
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Mathematics
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor

Employment

  • Company Name:
    Insight Intern at yellowwood future architects
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Being involved in lot of big projects. Doing reports from proposals, construct questionnaires(paper based and online) and presenting the full report.

  • Company Name:
    Library Assistance at CPUT Library( Bellville)
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Worked in the circulation department, reserved, renewed and discharged books and other material. Also issued patrons library cards according to established procedure.

Achievements

  • National Diploma

    Mathematical Technology

  • Btech

    Project Management

  • 3 Distinctions in Mathematics

    In my Diploma

  • Distinction in Accounting

    It was my first time doing accounting and i passed it with distinction

Skills

  • teamwork and the ability to work independently

    working in teams

  • communication skills

    able to communicate with others

  • time management

    always aim to deliver on time that is why i always manage my time

  • organisational skills and working methodically and accurately

    give in my very best to everything i do, to get good results

  • decision-making skills

    i am in taking my own decisions

  • self-management

    i know how to manage my self

  • investigating, analysing and interpreting data, finding patterns and drawing conclusions

    this what i learned from my Degree and i applied it at Yellowwood

Interest & Hobbies

  • reading

    love to read

  • cooking

    thats how i relax

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