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ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT BOOTCAMP

Added by Dr King Costa on May 18, 2016 at 22:00 — 1 Comment


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Coaching Individuals and Teams in Successful Change Interventions Part 6/7

Individual Change

 

Individual change management is the process of providing tools and training to employees to enable them to manage their personal transition through change. This includes training for managers and supervisors to equip them with the tools they need to assist their employees through the change process.…

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Added by Hugh Allen Timm on May 16, 2016 at 9:12 — 3 Comments

Assistance with questions

Good day

Kindly assist me on these 2 questions.

1.Help me in Understanding the risk affecting Training business and how to mitigate these risks?
2. What changes must we expect to see in the next 5 years in this industry?

Added by Mkhize Nelly on May 13, 2016 at 21:08 — No Comments


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Coaching Individuals and Teams in Successful Change Interventions Part 5/7

Communicating Change

Managers seldom obtain expected effects when they communicate strategic change to employees. Even if managers are receptive at meetings, and understand values, vision, and mission, this process is not efficient with employees. With employees, you need to communicate facts, and to present value through action, not through words.

In our…

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Added by Hugh Allen Timm on May 13, 2016 at 11:31 — No Comments


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Request: Recognition of Prior Learning standard toolkit and template

Dear All,

I am looking for a generic standard RPL toolkit or template that can be modified and contextualised. It must obviously include a learner POE guide, RPL Advisory guide, the assessment instruments and related RPL process documentation. I obviously willing to pay for it. Proof of successful RPL tool design is a must. Please message me directly via the Skills Universe. 

Added by Ashwell Glasson on May 13, 2016 at 10:14 — 1 Comment


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3 easy steps to becoming employee of the month

Being announced employee of the month is a proud moment for anyone. It’s the kind of accomplishment you add to your CV and…

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Added by Chantel Harris on May 12, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments


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Comment on North West University, Bachelor in Training and Development

As an existing student of the North West Univerity honours education in training and development, I can only provide positive and constructive inputs regarding this programme. As one of the few programmes that focus solely on training and development as well as the emerging field of human resource development (HRD) I would really recommend it for adult learners with a track record in the skills development as well as education, training and development environment. 

One may…

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Added by Ashwell Glasson on May 12, 2016 at 12:16 — 1 Comment


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Coaching Individuals and Teams in Successful Change Interventions Part 4/7

A Holistic Approach

The normal business approach to the development of a strategic plan is often managed as one of two parts: “top down” or “bottom up”.

The top down approach is the most common by far and captures where the business wants to go.

The Bottom up approach tends to capture the current service and…

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Added by Hugh Allen Timm on May 12, 2016 at 6:22 — No Comments


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Coaching Individuals and Teams in Successful Change Interventions Part 3/7

Change as a Competitive Advantage

 

Change is more than a capability: it is a core competitive advantage. In a race without end, there are no winners, only losers. The capacity to continuously change ensures survival. It means living to fight another day.

 A change initiative…

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Added by Hugh Allen Timm on May 11, 2016 at 5:41 — No Comments


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Coaching Individuals and Teams in Successful Change Interventions Part 2/7

The Management of Change

Change takes place in the minds of the organisation's executives first – (i.e. business vision, mission statements and strategic thinking). As a result, change implementation depends on the flexibility of the organisation and its people, their ability to operate in an agile environment, stopping one thing and starting…

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Added by Hugh Allen Timm on May 10, 2016 at 6:44 — 3 Comments


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BEE: AN ENTERPRISE AND SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

CDII assists you with obtaining and maintaining the highest score on this priority element which requires companies to score at least 40% of the points in each sub-element to avoid dropping a BEE level.



The sub-elements…

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Added by Don Leffler on May 9, 2016 at 18:33 — No Comments


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Coaching Individuals and Teams in Successful Change Interventions Part 1/7

 “organisations don’t change; people change and then they change the organisation”.

 

Change in a Business Environment

 

Whatever a business is experiencing, whether it is actively extending its product range, improving customer service, re-aligning business focus, making acquisitions, or…

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Added by Hugh Allen Timm on May 9, 2016 at 7:05 — No Comments

DISCOVER EXCELLENCE - DEFINE SUCCESS

DISCOVER EXCELLENCE - DEFINE SUCCESS!
 
SUCCESS IS RELATIVE. MANY AUTHORS HAVE WRITTEN EXTENSIVELY ON SUCCESS. THIS IS WHAT I THINK ABOUT IT:
 
S - SENSE of Direction. You need to have an understanding where your life is taking…
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Added by Dr King Costa on April 30, 2016 at 10:13 — No Comments


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I am still here

Just in case you have been wondering - I am still around and glad to be on line again.

Great to see so many people are still active and that there are may good discussions being posted

So what's the news?

I wish all members and friends a very happy weekend 

Added by Des Squire on April 22, 2016 at 15:26 — 5 Comments


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The best answer to the question “why should we hire you?”

How your prospective employer closes off an interview is a sure way of knowing whether or not you have made the…

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Added by Chantel Harris on April 20, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments


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UNDERSTANDING OVERTIME SHOULD NOT BE A WASTE OF TIME

Employers often find themselves at loggerheads with employees over the calculation of overtime. Depending upon the business requirements overtime may be necessary. The amount of overtime allowed and the calculation thereof can be quite confusing. Where Bargaining Councils are involved, the rules may be slightly different but the concept remains the same.



Overtime is only applicable when the employer has requested it from an employee. In other words, should an employee decide to come… Continue

Added by Nicole van Eeden on April 18, 2016 at 14:52 — No Comments

South African Quality Assurance Network 2016 Conference Announcement and call for papers

Wednesday, April 13, 2016



The Southern African Quality Assurance Network (SAQAN) is pleased to announce that the 3rd Southern African Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education will be organised by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and will take place…

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Added by sylvia hammond on April 15, 2016 at 17:13 — 1 Comment


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Rugby Coaches and Acting Positions: Three Questions

The ‘secret’ is out. Allister Coetzee has been appointed the new Springbok Rugby coach. Some say it is nine years late, and that he should have been given the job when the ‘poisoned chalice’ passed to the ‘quirky’ Pieter de Villiers.

In spite of the delay, Coetzee appears upbeat and…

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Added by Ian Webster on April 15, 2016 at 8:35 — 1 Comment


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Stop Wasting Time!

When will companies or new Training Service providers realise that when wanting to go the Accreditation route there are NO SHORTCUTS. A few weeks ago I write a blog about people usually taking good care when it comes to buying their car but actually don’t seem to care about the quality of the Training Material OR bother going the route of getting an expert in to help with Accreditation.

I wish there were a really good English version of “Goedkoop is Duurkoop” (Penny wise/Pound…

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Added by Tass Schwab on April 5, 2016 at 12:47 — 2 Comments

Accredited Facilitator and Assessor

Great Afternoon, 

For companies that need assistance in conducting workshops and assessments. l am an accredited LGSeta Facilitator and Assessor for the following qualifications:

36436 National Certificate: Local Economic Development

36438 National Certificate: Local Economic Development

49552 General Education and Training Certificate: Environmental Practice

49605 National Certificate: EnvironmentalPractice

49752 National Certificate:…

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Added by Paidamoyo Mhosva Xavier on April 2, 2016 at 14:33 — No Comments

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