Instructor's Summary

Dr. Vida Botes


Senior Professor of Strategic Finance at the UNISA wherein she lectures on various courses at masters level.

During her career life, Dr. Botes was the Director for the Department of Strategic Accounting and Operational Management at the Technikon Witwatersrand.  She was also a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Accountancy at UNISA.  Prior to that, Dr. Botes held senior positions within the finance function for the international companies such as Arthur Anderson, KPMG and Computer Associates.  She was also the Finance Manager of Technikon RSA Business School while lecturing on Business and Finance at the same time. 

Dr. Botes has a PhD degree in Accounting Management and Master and Bachelor degrees in Accountancy.  She is an active council member of the Institute for Commercial & Financial Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, American Accounting Association, International Academy of Business Development, International Accounting Educators Research Foundation, Accounting Standards Generating Body (SAQA) Exco and the editorial board of “The Accountant” magazine.