Staff Profiles

Dr Keneilwe Ntshwene

BEng Construction Engineering and Management, MSc Construction Management, PhD Construction Management and Engineering  

Keneilwe Ntshwene is a Lecturer of Construction and Project Management in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Botswana. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management at University of Botswana, MSc in Construction Management, University of Birmingham, UK, and PhD in Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading, UK.His research interests are in the field of sustainable construction, construction management and project management. The focus of his work on sustainable construction is currently on sector level transition to sustainable construction. This includes analysis of the effects and conditions of introducing new technologies/initiatives/policies in the construction industry.The other focus in the field of sustainable construction is the development and use of building assessment tools in the construction industry. In the areas of construction/project management the focus is on management issues for successful implementation of construction projects. This includes organisational aspects and the dynamics of construction projects outcomes.


  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Resources Procurement and Administration
  • Professional Ethics and Practice
  • Measurement and Specification of Civil Works
  • Estimating and Tendering for Civil Works

  • Sustainable Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Project Management

  • Construction Management
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Project Management

  • Ntshwene K (2019) Exploring the conditions for effective implementation of building environment assessment tools in Botswana, 3rd International Research Conference on Climate Change and the Built Environment, 3-4 October 2019, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Ssegawa, J. K. and Ntshwene K (2019) Role and Effectiveness of Construction PMO’s of Selected Government Departments in Botswana, 13th Built Environment Conference, Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa, 2 – 3 September 2019 , Durban, South Africa

  • Ntshwene, K, Essah, E A and Dixon, T J (2014) Investigating the level of awareness of building assessment tools in the construction industry of Botswana In: Raiden, A B and Aboagye-Nimo, E (Eds) Procs 30th Annual ARCOM Conference, 1-3 September 2014, Portsmouth, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 23- 32.

  • Ssegawa-Kaggwa, J, Ngowi, AB, Ntshwene, K (2013) Using a Situation Analysis to Identify the Construction Industry Deficiencies in Botswana

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