Dr Leon Bezuidenhoud
Industrial Psychology
Centre for Teaching and Learning
IB 7
051 4013001
Flippie Groenewoud Building: Block A

Short CV

Leon Bezuidenhoud matriculated in 1995 and completed his Masters degree in Industrial Psychology in 2001 at the University of the Free State. He is a registered Industrial Psychologist at the Health Professions Council of South Africa and a member of The Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology in South Africa (SIOPSA). After achieving his Masters degree he worked for approximately 5 years in the public sector as an Industrial Psychologist, specializing in human development and psychometric assessment for selection purposes. He is a member of the Assessment centre study group of South Africa. In 2007 he commenced his employment at the University of the Free State as a lecturer in the Industrial Psychology Department. In addition to this role he has served as a consultant to various public and private organizations, specializing in human development and assessment. He has studied towards a L.L.B degree and has completed his doctorate degree in Consulting Psychology through UNISA.

Area(s) of Interest

Lecturing: Lecturing in Training management and Human Resource Management, along with the implementation of Community Service learning. Currently I am responsible for 26 Community Service learning projects running simultaneously within the Department.

Training & Development: Conducting various workshops and training sessions on a wide range of organizational areas.

Assessment: Design and implementation of assessment centers for selection purposes. Conducting of Targeted Selection (Competency based) interviews.

Human development: Design and implementation of developmental centers to assess, plan and initiate human development.

Team development: Conducting team development interventions.

Courses Presented

Training Management (TRG314) and Human Resource Management (HUM124)

Community Service

  • Training Management
  • Service Learning


Lizette Pretorius
+27 51 401 2173
+27 51 444 5465

E: lpretorius@ufs.ac.za

Internal Box 11, UFS
PO Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300

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