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Mike Colley, MBA, MIoD

Senior Associate at The Whole Thing Group, UK

Location: South Africa















Mike has over 25 years of international business experience ranging from Executive Management to Organizational Development. Mike has been involved with business simulations for 6 years and is our lead facilitator worldwide.


Some of the clients Mike has worked for include, ABSA, Standard Bank, Sasol, Nedbank, Murray & Roberts, Medscheme, Discovery Health and Deloitte. In addition, Mike works with Wits Business School, Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and as a guest lecturer on the MBA program at the London Business School (LBS) in London.


Mike has successfully completed major projects in the education and IT sectors including working with Government and Educational Departments throughout Africa providing LEGO Educational material and curriculum to schools. Mike managed 3500 staff as Group Operations Manager, Dimension Data throughout all major centres in South Africa. As a training and development consultant Mike advised many clients including VW and Audi South Africa.


Mike has many awards and has a higher Diploma in Education at The Johannesburg College of Education; a IMM Marketing Diploma in Retail Marketing from The Institute of Marketing Management holds The Liberty Life Advanced Management Diploma Liberty Life, and completed the Dimension Data Advanced management Diploma through Manchester Business School, UK.


Mike is fluent in English and Afrikaans.


Mike’s many strengths include his passion, commitment, communication, strategic thinking and implementation ability.

Mike excels in consulting, relationship building, quality and systems improvement and leader and leadership development.


Phone: +23 (83) 443 8599
Email: mike.colley@thewholething.net

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