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Waseem Mohamed Laher

Acting Principal at BT College

Personal Details

DATE OF BIRTH:  17 May 1985

SEX:  Male

MARITAL STATUS:  Married, two children, boy (3), girl (1)

NATIONALITY:  South African (8505175044080)

DRIVERS LICENCE: Code B

TRANSPORTATION: Yes

CRIMINAL RECORD: None

HOME LANGUAGE:  English

OTHER LANGUAGES:  Arabic, Urdu

Work experience

May 2015Present

Acting Principal

Bilal Technical College

1. Faculty Management

  • Overseeing 3 faculties within the college, namely;
  • Fibre Processing and Manufacturing
  • Information, Communication Technology
  • Higher Faith Studies

2. College Development

  • Policy drafting and Implementation
  • Liaising with Government Departments
  • Registration and Accreditation of new courses
  • Requisitions
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Curriculum Sourcing and Development

3. Human Resources

  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Evaluating and Reporting
  • Disciplinary Issues
  • General Staff Management (leave, etc.)

4. Reporting to the board

5. Teaching

7. Public Relations

8. Web Development (www.btcollege.co.za)

9. Marketing

10. Strategy

  • Drafting Business Plans
  • Forecasts
Aug 2013Apr 2015

Vice Principal

Bilal Technical College

1. College Development

  • Policy drafting and Implementation
  • Liaising with Government Departments
  • Registration and Accreditation of new courses (Project Management)
  • Requisitions
  • Quality Management Systems

2. Staff Management

  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • Evaluating and Reporting
  • Staff Management (leave, etc.)

3. Money handling (capturing and reporting)

  • Capturing
  • Reporting
  • Statements

4. Reporting to the board

5. Teaching

7. Public Relations

8. Web Development (www.btcollege.co.za)

9. Marketing

10. Strategy

  • Drafting Business Plans
  • Forecasts
Apr 2010Jul 2013

Supervisor

Al Tawheed Foundation

1. Supervisor of various branches which included, inter alia:

  • Quality control
  • Centre Management including administration
  • Requisitions for all branches
  • Curriculum development and assessments
  • Staff Management
  • Welfare (social and financial)

2. Conducting of Workshops

3. Web development (www.altawheed.org.za)

4. Public Relations

Oct 2009Mar 2010

Teacher

Bilal Combined School

Teacher of Secular studies

Education

Jan 2003Dec 2009

LLB, Bachelor of Laws

Unisa

With majors in:

  • Advanced Tax Law
  • Advanced Family Law
  • Banking Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Insurance Law
  • International Law
  • Patent and Copyright Law
  • Professional Ethics
  • The Law of Sale and Lease
Jan 2003Aug 2009

Islamic Shariah Sciences

Darul Uloom Zakariyya

Graduated with Sanad/Authorising Certificate

Jul 2005Nov 2005

Diploma in Islamic Finance

Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Graduated with Merit

Topics covered:

  • History of Islamic Finance
  • Modern Islamic Finance
  • Banking
  • Investments
  • Risk
  • Corporate Governance
  • Models of Islamic Financial Products
  • Insurance
  • Securitisation
  • Capital Markets
  • Derivatives
  • Hedging
  • Waqf
  • Venture Capital
Jul 2005Nov 2005

Diploma in Islamic Jurisprudence

Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Graduated with Merit

Topics covered:

  • Islamic Law
  • Development
  • Sources
  • Ijtihad/Independent Reasoning
  • Modern Issues
  • Life of a Muslim and Practical Considerations

References

Mr. B. A. S. Patel

084 786 5123

Chairman, Global Organisation for Learning and Development, Al Tawheed Foundation

Skills

Computer Literacy
Fluent in the ICT arena, both in hardware and software
Public Speaking

Certificates

Certifications

Creative Youth Leadership

UNISA

Hobbies/Special Interests

- Outdoor Activities (Hiking, Camping) - Exercising - Reading and Writing - Martial Arts - Technology

Community Involvement/Access

- Completed a course wherein SANHA inspection sites were assessed and protocols overviewed as regards Halaal certification

- Completed a course with regards to various Jamiat services as regards social work

- Congenial relationship with religious elders

- Actively involved in social welfare

- Informal para legal work such as drafting of contracts, wills, etc.