Instructor's Summary

Mr. Ben Van

Mr. Ben Van is an International Expert in Contracts & Project Management with over 30 years of extensive experience.  His expertise mainly covers Project Management, Contracts Management, Contracts Administration, Contracts Administration, Tender Management, Tender Negotiations and Risk Management.  He is also well-versed in Negotiation Skills, Presentation Skills, Communication Skills, Leadership & Team Building, Marketing Management, Customer Service Management, Public Relations, Crisis Management, Strategic Planning & Decision Making, Organizational Management, Human Resources Management, Time Management, Coaching & Mentoring and Entrepreneurship Management as well as various certifications like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.  Currently, he is the Project Manager of Arcelormittal.

During his career life, Mr. Van worked as a Corporate Manager, Project Manager, Divisional Manager, Project Leader, Business Unit Manager, Engineer and Manager in numerous international companies such as the Arcelormittal, SHERQ Department, Engineering Division, Business Improvement & Re-engineering Project, Mills Division, Cold Mills Division, Hot Mills Division and Hot Strip Mill Division in Vanderbijlpark Steel Works respectively. He has been the Director of the Collect a Can Pty, Vantin Pty, Vesco and a Lecturer of the North West University and Vaal University of Technology.

Mr. Van has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch and is a Post Graduate in Senior Management Development Program and in a Manufacturing Executive Program. Further, he is also a member of Institute of Directors.