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Registered Assessor’s Moderator’s

Are you interested in becoming an registered assessor or moderator in your field? You will be involved in planning, preparing candidates, conducting assessments according to established principles, collecting evidence, evaluating your findings and more. Great...

Be prepared for your Management Position Interview

When you are being interviewed for a management position, the interviewer will want to know about your experience, your management style, what you have accomplished in the past, and what your expectations are for the future. Review these common manager interview...

So you want to become a training and development officer?

Training and development officer: A training and development officer/manager manages the learning and professional development of an organisation's workforce. Trainers equip staff with the knowledge, practical skills and motivation to carry out work-related tasks....

Benefits of Management Training

Motivated, hard-working employees strive to take on more responsibility and leadership as they advance in their careers, but how ready are most people for a management role? According to a Very Cool Ideas survey of employers and workers , they may not be nearly...

What is a Skills Development Facilitator?

What is a Skills Development Facilitator? The regulations and guidelines for the disbursement of grants during year 1, which was approved by the National Skills Authority in January 2000, make provision for the employment and use of a Skills Development Facilitator by...

Beat the back to work blues …

Getting back to work after a long holiday is never easy.  The only people happy to return to work are the workaholics: but then, they didn't want to go away in the first place. They may have been on a beach for two weeks, but their minds were still in the office and...

Mandatory grants reduced AGAIN

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) said last week  that it did not support the new Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta) grant regulations, which proposed further reduction of mandatory grants. “This goes against the spirit of the Skills Development Act,...

Become a Great Manager

When you first get to be a manager it can be daunting. You move from being one of the team to the leader and suddenly the buck stops with you. Numerous books have been written and courses presented on how to do it well but most managers eventually develop their own...

Management Development Programe (MDP)

Management Development Programe (MDP) A management development program is a program initiated by a company's leadership to train and retrain managers within the company's structure. This program can train employees in how to effectively manage other employees, gain...

Become a Mentor

Mentoring Become a mentor. Learn to assist staff members in the workplace to reach their full potential through setting goals and action plans to be able to implement their goals, as well as enable them to review their own performance Key Points A mentor is a person...

Training & Development

Training is one of the most crucial ways that organizational performance can be improved. Employee training is the attempt at improving the employee’s performance, to result in overall increased organizational performance. Provided is five reasons why training and...

Is virtual Training the way to go?

Whether you have been looking to guide your own professional development or your organisation’s, you will undoubtedly have noticed the trend away from the traditional classroom learning experience. That tradition is being replaced by a wide range of technology-enabled...

Why training your employees makes good business sense

Training is, quite simply, one of the highest-leverage activities a manger can perform. Consider for a moment the possibility of your putting on a series of four lectures for members of your department. Let’s count on three hours preparation for each hour of course...

Education today, tomorrow …

When I started thinking about why education is so important, I remembered my school years, the grounding years of anyone's education. I went down memory lane, I remembered my teachers, my school subjects, the study and the fun! I never really hated school. But I have...

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