An increased number of business courses are now available online. Where learning in this hightly sought after sphere used to only take place in the lecture halls of prestigious universities, this type of learning is happening in bedrooms and lounges across the world
What does this mean for the universities and colleges offering traditional business schools? And what does this mean for the CEOs and those working…Continue
Added by Chantel Harris on September 3, 2015 at 17:17 — No Comments
The following letter has been received from the Services SETA:
"18 August 2015
Dear Skills Development Providers
Re- Registration of Services SETA Qualifications and Unit Standards
This letter serves to inform Services SETA skills development providers that registered qualifications and unit standards which fall within the scope of Services SETA have been re- registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Qualifications and…
Skills-universe members will be interested to see two documents published for comment:
This document is a must read for everyone working in the area of AET. It explains the administrative and…Continue
To all skills-universe members knowledgeable about accreditation processes - please assist.
Before the implementation of DHET, the Department of Labour registered/accredited training service providers. As I recall this was for the safety type training, equipment, fire-fighting, and possibly related occupational health issues of chemical inhalation and so on.
Once again I have been asked for clarification.
Please will you assist me to respond to the following…Continue
Notification of Bid Award
The Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SSETA) is a statutory body established through the
Skills Development Act of 1998 to enable its stakeholders to advance skills levels in the sector in accordance…
Added by sylvia hammond on March 13, 2015 at 21:30 — No Comments
The Services Sector Education & Training Authority (Services SETA) cordially invites all Co-operatives & Non-Profit Organisations (specifically Non-Governmental Organisations & Community Based Organisations) to its Business Capacity Building & Engagement Workshops covering:
• How to Apply for Services SETA Skills Development Funding
• How to Apply for Tenders & Write a Tender Application
• Business Writing Skills
Focus group sessions to engage…Continue
Added by sylvia hammond on March 6, 2015 at 17:30 — No Comments
How can we provide access to Professional Development programmes to some 450 000 Teachers country wide (Principals, HOD’s and teachers) in all public and independent schools?
Special Appeal to support Education in South Africa
For just R 240 per year you will support the development…Continue
Added by Don Leffler on October 28, 2014 at 20:54 — No Comments
Calling all transport industry management You are invited to apply for the Generic Management Skills at NQF Level 5.
The opportunity is open to all transport Industry workers.
This is a once in a lifetime…Continue
Added by Dr Wynand Goosen on September 25, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments
Community Development Initiatives International (CDII)
CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…Continue
Teacher Development gets support
NAPTOSA, the second largest Teacher Union, has put its weight behind SACE’s Teacher Development strategy.
Government’s strategy to introduce a formal professional development programme for Teachers was implemented early this year. At last weeks KZN Naptosa Congress some 400 participants gave support for the teacher development system developed by…Continue
Added by Don Leffler on August 23, 2014 at 16:48 — No Comments
by Andre Steenekamp
For a business that's so driven by its people, the digital agency environment is one characterised by high levels of staff turnover and burn-out. What's more, many agencies are also finding it difficult to keep their skills base up to date in an ever-evolving landscape. These realities show just how important it is for digital agencies to start thinking about talent management as a strategic priority. Management needs to take charge and understand that…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 23, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments
by Lia Marus
The marketplace is constantly changing which begs the following question: in this fluctuating environment, how can companies succeed? The answer – said Professor Dave Ulrich at the recent Progress Conference presented by the Business Results Group in association with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs) – is by changing the HR system in your company. You can ensure that your company's HR system is turned around by marrying strategic HR and HR…Continue
This is part two of a three-part series.
If you want to balance your needs with those of your employees, the trick is to engage all your company's stakeholders in authentic and transparent communication. This so that you can design a…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 9, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
It's all terribly simple. You're in a managerial role because you've proven yourself and have been the most adept at 'getting stuff done'. Unfortunately, being responsible for employee management isn't simple: achieving an objective yourself, and the ability to get a group of people to achieve those same goals, are two very different skills sets. What happens when your team won't move in the same direction or aren't…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 8, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments
Today, South African business faces a variety of human resources-related challenges, from workforce instability and talent management strategy through to regulatory compliance needs. "Perhaps the most significant of these challenges," says Anja van Beek, HR director at Sage VIP, "lies in aligning the company's people, with the vision of its leadership and the culture of the company." In this context, what are the most…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on July 3, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments
Is good management a natural aptitude that someone is either born with or not? Or must talent first be developed through training and experience? This is an interesting question to ask, because it leads to another, more pressing one: can anyone be a manager?
Arguing the case that managers are born
If you wanted to make this side of the argument, you would say that not everyone is cut out to be a manager – and that sounds like a fair statement to make. …Continue
The Employment Services Act, No. 4 of 2014 (ESA) was assented to by President Jacob Zuma on 3 April 2014 and promulgated in the Government Gazette as legislation on 7 April 2014. The act will come into operation on a date to be proclaimed by the president in…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on June 18, 2014 at 7:30 — No Comments
Top 100 scarce skill occupations in South Africa
A list containing the top 100 occupations in South Africa that are in short supply has been released for comment by the Department of Higher Education and Training. This list, which will be updated every two years, will…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on May 19, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments
What is Return on Investment (ROI)? Does one size fit all businesses? How does one assess ROI when it comes to communication, and particularly the training and coaching of communication skills? If your business is not grappling with these questions then it is likely missing out on a critical component of improving sales, customer experience, staff satisfaction, improvements in productivity and increases in revenue.…Continue