Instructor's Summary

Mr. Douglas Robinson


Mr. Douglas Robinson is currently the President of DSR Consulting and the Professor of Business Studies Unit (BSU) at Durban Institute of Technology (DIT), where he is lecturing at MBA level in Human Resources Management, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Financial Management, Budgeting & Cost Control, Project Accounting, Project Management, Operations Management, Procurement Management, Entrepreneurship and International Business.

Mr. Robinson has over 35 years of international experience in Quality Management, ISO Standards, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Purchasing, Outsourcing Strategies, Project Management, Business Systems, Operations Management and Business Re-Organization. Further, he is a Registered Assessor of Quality Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Procurement Strategies, Purchasing and Outsourcing.

As a leader in the Quality, Procurement and Logistics fields, Mr. Robinson facilitated in-house skills development programmes in a lot of companies worldwide and has extensive consulting experience in both the public and private sectors. His experience includes implementing SAP system in Procurement, financial, sales, distribution, materials management and costing.

During his long career life, Mr. Robinson worked for many International companies such as Tiger Brands, Nestle‚Äôs, Mondi Manufacturing, Mondi Forests, Masonite Africa Ltd., Frame etc. He worked as General Manager, Quality Manager, Procurement Manager, Logistics Manager, Logistics Superintendent, Project Manager, Purchasing Supervisor, SAP Facilitator etc.Due to his thorough and long experience and knowledge, Mr. Robinson is recognized internationally as an Expert in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Purchasing, Outsourcing, Strategic planning, business wellness analysis, Contract management, Project Management, feasibility studies, financial analysis, cash-flow forecasting, Capital investment analysis, risk analysis, Business process analysis, and  Quality Management Systems.