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Human Capital Developers - Your Chance To Speak And To Act.

The politicians had the opportunity, so did the various education departments and academic institutions, not forgetting the business sectors who incidentally is now feeling the pinch of the economic downturn.

"For crying out aloud", what has become of those astute economists and entrepreneurs who were doing so well in keeping us proud in what we do well in keeping sustainable development of our economy on a reasonable growth path? How do we understand "freedom", "free market…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on January 14, 2014 at 23:56 — 2 Comments

Education And Welfare Foundation *Registration No. 066 - 896 - NPO * Public Benefit Organisation No. 930035277

It is with humility that I have accepted to serve as the Treasurer and the Education Project Director of The Education And Welfare Fondation.

Purpose: Is to promote and develop social and education projects for the people from the townships of the Western Cape that will enhance the quality of life of various disadvantaged communities and to build and strengthen the capacity and empowerment of the nation.

There is…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on September 28, 2013 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

Culture & Behaviour Leadership - 76 - Toss & Turn The SETA Landscape, The Outcome Is Procrastination

One feels somewhat helpless when the powers to be in creating a turn-around strategy in the human capital that are required to empower the helpless to enter the 1st & 2nd economies are not effective as the approach of leaving it up to the Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETA's) to give impetus to sustainable economic growth & development is a tall order indeed.

It will be interesting to attend sessions between SCOPA, SETA's and a Parliamentary Select Committee to…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on May 9, 2013 at 23:54 — No Comments

Workers Day - A Commitment to the down-trodden disempowered South Africans.

The portrayed "democracy" that is shared smacks of racism and has put the shackles of oppression around the necks of each and every one of us.

The government has certainly improved on the manner of racial divide in identifying its subject as African, Coloured, Asian or White and ensured the recognition of the disabled as a bonus. The law has with great talent exposed itself by giving advantages to their subjects based on the colour of skin. The government just uses the term…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on May 1, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - WHAT FREEDOM HAVE WE ATTAINED.

"You blocks, you stones, you worth than senseless things. O you hard hearted men" ........................................of a vicious government. Do you know the meaning of freedom. Do you genuinely believe that your executive, management and those who follow blindly practice freedom? Do you understand impeccable trust when you are accorded a position of Leadership of a country where inhumanity towards humanity was the practice for hundreds of years, here in our country. What did you mean…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 27, 2013 at 20:49 — 1 Comment

THE PALE MALE SAGA.

I find the entire debacle around the "Pale Male" appointments hilarious, revolting and almost an insult to say the least.

In reality the creation of employment equity in its present form pointing at Senior Executive Level is costing our economy a pretty penny in lost opportunities, investment growth, poor results for sustainable socio-economic development of the masses of disadvantaged communities.

The system is not working, not since democracy in 1994, twenty years later our…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 23, 2013 at 23:04 — 3 Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOURAL LEADERSHIP - 72 - BASIC ENTREPRENEURIAL & BUSINESS SKILLS PROGRAMME

The Basic Entrepreneurial & Business Skills 3 Day Conference / Workshop has been developed in order to support and enhance the skills and talents of the small business sector, informal business sectors as well as the farm workers and rural communities.

Economic Conditions

The economic environment for many talented entrepreneurs in these sectors…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 23, 2013 at 22:14 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 71 - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FACILITATION CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP.

PURPOSE

The Conference / Workshop aim is to equip Skills Development Facilitators (SDF's) with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enhance the relevance of accredited skills training & development in theworkplace as well as to increase the National Skills Pool of competent workers.

 

Design of a framework for Skills Development require overall knowledge and sound Project Management expertise…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 23, 2013 at 0:00 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 70 - MUNICIPAL BUDGETING WORKSHOP / CONFERENCE

This two day Conference / Workshop is directed at local government councillors, municipal workers and labour in response to the need of empowering municipalities to be effective and efficient public institutions.

 

Local Government is at a critical stage of its transformation and development with many executives, councillors and senior officials unable to deliver in line with the Constitution and the Public Finance Act.

The two day Conference / Workshop Programme focus…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 22, 2013 at 23:25 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 69 - INCREASING LEADERSHIP TALENT IN EVERY FACET OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY, GOVERNMENT LABOUR AND CIVIL SOCIETY.

The enormous challenge of success is for us to build the LEADERSHIP talents in all sectors of our society and we do not for one moment doubt that the LEADERS do exist somewhere amongst the communities.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this two to three day Conference / Workshop is to enhance and expose the inherent LEADERSHIP TALENTS of the participants.

The facilitator allows lots…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 22, 2013 at 18:51 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 68 - ENTREPRENEURS & INTRAPRENEURS, A MUST TO KNOW.

It is necessary for South Africa to spread the knowledge & wisdom of Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship to every single citizen employed or running a business.

PURPOSE

The need to gain knowledge and wisdom of entrepreneurship & intrapreneurship will no doubt support our society and community to better equip ourselves for the greater vision of building a growing and sustainable economy for…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 22, 2013 at 16:31 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 67 - BASIC KNOWLEDGE ON FINANCE FOR NON FINANCIAL MANAGERS & SUPERVISORS.

A Two Day Conference / Workshop has been developed for anyone who requires the basic knowledge and understanding of Finance.

PURPOSE:

Many people especially managers and people in supervisory positions require knowledge and understanding on Strategy, Planning, Budgets, Forecasts, Cashflows, Bookkeeping, Income Statements and Balance Sheet items. Many business executives, managers and supervisors are at risk when it is expected of them to take informed decisions on financial…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 22, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 66 - STRATEGIC HUMAN CAPITAL BUSINESS PARTNERING.

PURPOSE:

It has become evident that hundreds of thousands of employees in all sectors of commerce & industry, including government departments and municipalities are frustrated with the leadership and management in their sectors of work.

It is evident that executives in human capital positions require innovative thinking and skills in order to find common ground between employers and employees that can reduce…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on April 22, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 65 - GROW A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

I own and manage a business known as People Learning Challenges.

We specialise in Leadership & Management outreach conferences, workshops, training & development. We have many strategic and operational expertise and experience that assist and support your company or organisation to be far more effective and efficient.

We are committed to quality and we can positively add value to a sustainable economic growth path that will benefit your company or organisation, your…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on March 27, 2013 at 13:45 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 63 - SMELL THE COFFEE, GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS & LABOUR. NEDLAC.

The continuous labour strikes, the inability of business to change its attitude towards people and the inability of the labour movement to represent the workers independantly from its alliance with the ruling party, all of these players are reducing our democracy and our economy to naught!

The one most important factor to getting better returns on investments, satisfying the basic need of our society, and returning the workers and management to working in harmony is none other than…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on March 19, 2013 at 17:02 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 20 - DEMOCRATIC CHANGE & TRANSFORMATION ABOUT TO FILTER, ABOUT TIME.

It is true that real change and transformation is taking place, however government need to take charge of their responsibilities in "House Cleaning" as it appears that there are too many "dead wood" of the previous regime still in control in key areas of government and in commerce & industry.

Many of the key areas in government entities that require human capital review are in sectors of education, water, energy, construction, and in social development, and perhaps many more. It…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on March 5, 2013 at 22:28 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 19 - LEARNING PHASE.

I had the privilege of facilitating teaching of learners who are extremely alert and competent in Economics and Economic Management Sciences from Grade 8's to Grade 11's.

Nothing gives me more satisfaction to knowledge and wisdom as I found a young girl only known to me as Zartashia from Baloch, a country under occupation by Pakistan. The deeper understanding of cultures, values, leadership..... from international politics to conservation, eco-systems and then she so aptly responds to…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on March 5, 2013 at 20:30 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 18 - THE BUDGET SPEECH, WHAT A TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE.

One expects government, business and labour to be happy with the budget speech of the Minister of Finance as it relates to "if there is no bread, give them cake to eat".

It is an absolute travesty of justice that equality, equity, fairness, and looking after the law abiding citizens are not really being taken seriously, then I rest my case. How does the Minister respond to real poverty, starvation, crime and a host of other social and economic issues that will hit the ordinary person…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on February 28, 2013 at 11:48 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 17 - WHERE ARE WE GOING WRONG.

No one, but no one, friend or foe dare to challenge government on its landslide catastrophe in the welfare, economics, international relations, education, investments and many other sectors that affects societal development.

If there still remain opportunist on the "gravy train" then get off and run for cover. The honourable President is certainly badly informed on the State of the Nation as well as the State of the Country. The way we are handling the strike issues on the mines and…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on February 24, 2013 at 19:08 — No Comments

CULTURE & BEHAVIOUR LEADERSHIP - 16 - THE BRAIN DRAIN.

Is it really true that skills development is addressing the needs of our ailing economy....................... when so many young people are unemployed, serious talks and discussions of retrenchments in the agri and mining sectors, and closure of mines.

What impact has this on our economy, our livelihood and the serious sorrowful ability to enhance the quality of life of the many economically disenfranchised. The people responsible for education need to focus on the critical shortage…

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Added by Moegsien Harris on February 10, 2013 at 11:27 — No Comments

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