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Summary

Every organization and every individual has records! All of these deal with enormous amounts of records on a daily basis. Executives and support staff are inundated with data and information in various formats. In today's technological environment, organizations must learn how to handle records so that they can be used as needed in the future. Records must be managed from the time they are created or received through distribution, use, and maintenance, until they are finally destroyed or permanently archived. The Records Management Training Program will provide delegates with a basic overview of records management terminology, concepts, and procedures to successfully manage records in today's offices. Regardless of the media on which the record is stored, it must be properly managed to be an asset to the organization. Delegates will also learn and critique aspects of record characteristics, inventory, and also steps of record retention schedules and archival systems.

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Western Cape Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge - cape Town Nov 1 - 2017 to Nov 3 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

The current recession is forcing many organizations both the public and private sectors to critically review at how we spend finances and use other resources. What value they get back from different processes and projects they finance. Good governance demands that these organizations account for organizational performance through results based management processes and procedures. This program expatiates on strategies which promote careful tracking and evaluation of the outcomes and impacts of projects and programmes and processes is essential for strategic evidence based policy formulation and remediation. South African businesses are now imbibing a broad shift towards toward evidence-based decision making. There is a wealth of information associated with measuring and tracking the progress of developmental processes across the globe using world systems and different departments gathering and analyzing statistics.

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Northern Cape Bishops Lodge - Kimberly Nov 22 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

One of the essential knowledge components of being an effective manager is understanding how to write reports and proposals. This course will build on a solid base of writing skills to present information in formal, informal, and proposal styles. Delegates attending this workshop will also learn that, whether at work or in the community, you are likely involved in meetings. Meetings are costly, whether they are held in a company boardroom or at the local coffee shop. To ensure that meetings are productive and worth the expense involved, three ingredients are necessary: an assurance of closure, a strong chair or leader, and accurate minutes. Delegates will be drilled on how to identify information source and organizational procedures for obtaining and distributing information relevant to selected business functions, Prepare reports and proposals that inform, persuade, and provide information.

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North West Stay Easy Hotel - Rustenburg Nov 30 - 2017 to Dec 1 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

While public sector governance is essential for the effective management of structures at all three tiers of government, corporate governance is critical for the effective functioning of organizations in both the public and private sectors including municipal and local governments. The course aims to explore the best practices and principles required in these organizations to ensure the development of leaders in a bid to add real value to their respective entities by enforcing good corporate governance in the workplace. The course offers practical advice on Corporate Governance and Ethics in the management and control of these organizations. The course pays importance to the conduct of the different meetings (operations and oversight meetings) at the respective levels in the governance framework of the organization. It thus provides in-depth coverage of the King III and the salient changes that are being put forward by the King IV codes.

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Northern Cape Bishops Lodge - Kimberly Nov 22 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Mpumalanga La Villa Vita Hotel - Nelspruit Dec 6 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

As assets held by governments and the private sector are exceptionally valuable, (particularly capital assets). Therefore assuming their custody and stewardship is of great importance. Equally important is the need to provide for their maintenance and timely replacement. Today the collaboration between public and private sectors in the form of joint acquisition, management and maintenance of these assets means that great attention ought to be paid to issues of management of these assets to be able to serve the needs and interests of these different stakeholders. Information about the stock, assets transferred under property law and other arrangements, the cost of use, the need for replacement is therefore vital for decision making and to protect public assets from misuse and encroachment.

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Kwazulu Natal Premier Hotel - Pinetown Nov 15 - 2017 to Nov 17 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

For supervisors in today’s business world, every person in a managerial position should be skilled in the essential knowledge of putting together a budget proposals and how to how to manage such budgets and to run an office. This workshop provides the basic training and background in budget and office management. Understanding budgets and how to manage an office will help delegates figure out where organizational resources fit into the operations. At the end of this workshop delegates will be able to investigate various aspects of financial transactions including cost, price, revenue, cost price, selling price, loss and profit, recording income and expenditure accurately. Delegates should have been skilled on representing budgets for monitoring and control and would have thorough knowledge of the budgeting process

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Western Cape Urban Chic Boutique Hotel - Cape Town Nov 23 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Mpumalanga Mercure Hotel - Nelspruit Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

Change is one aspect of life that is certain and constant in the world of business world. All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives. Whether as individuals or business we accept and embrace or reject change would be another thing. Successful players of businesses in both public and private sectors do agree that to be able to understand and manage change appropriately is what sets the business apart from its competitors. Change Management is important in today’s professional world as organizational change is more the norm rather than the exception. More than ever, work roles and organizations are in a state of flux with changes in structure, re-deployment, and return to work, redundancy and personal crisis. This Change Management Training Program is geared toward enlightening delegates on the change management process.

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Western Cape Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge - cape Town Oct 19 - 2017 to Oct 20 - 2017 Book now!
Kwazulu Natal Blue Waters Hotel - Durban Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This workshop is designed to up-skill non-lawyers whose roles revolve around the negotiation, drafting and administration of contracts for business enterprises. The course is intended to capture the basic concepts and principles of contract law and how they impact on the drafting and interpretation of contracts. The course will highlight the general principles of the law of contract and enable delegates to develop competencies, conceptual and practical skills in the drafting and interpretation of contracts. The workshop pays more attention to various legal documentations in the tender process of projects and how they all culminate in the negotiation process to the contract and the effect of each.

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North West Safari Lodge - Rustenburg Nov 16 - 2017 to Nov 17 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

All purchasing and transactions through entire supply chain systems take place within the context of legal regulation, a context that has been taking on increasing importance in recent years. This workshop provides a clear and concise understanding to delegates of the underlying legal principles, which affect the purchasing and supply chain function including those affecting international trade. Much involvement in the cross border trade has resulted in a steady flow of Regulations and Directives imposing additional rules and procedures relating to such issues as tenders, anti-competitive practices, and transfer of undertakings, electronic trading and intellectual property rights. It is therefore important for purchasing and supply chain practitioners to have a basic understanding of the major legal issues and principles that impact on their work.

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North West Rustenburg Boutique Hotel - Rustenburg Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

Information is often the most valuable enterprise asset in today's knowledge economy. Data is rationalized to create information, which in turn becomes knowledge – and knowledge is the basis for the fuel for analytics, which is critical in decision-making. Data governance is the operating discipline for managing data and information as a key enterprise asset. This discipline includes organization, processes and tools for establishing and exercising decisions rights regarding valuation and management of data. In this course, delegates will learn about the key aspects of data governance, such as decision-making authority, compliance, monitoring, policies, standards, data inventories, full life cycle management, content management, records management, preservation, data quality, data classification, data security and access...

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Western Cape Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge - cape Town Nov 22 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This three-day workshop is an intensive programme designed to foster the understanding of the financial management processes and procedures as stated in the Public Finance Management Act (Act No 1 of 1999) (PFMA) and its directives. The PFMA is a legislation that is intended to promote financial management within departments and sectors that are funded using tax payers resources. Upon completion of this programme delegates and participants should understand the basic concepts and principles underlying sound financial management system in compliance with the requirements of the Public Financial Management Act. Delegates should be able to identify and comply with financial management framework applicable to public officials and Treasury Regulations; ensure effective reporting systems and procedures when managing their offices and projects.

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Northern Cape Bishops Lodge - Kimberly Nov 23 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Mpumalanga La Villa Vita Hotel - Nelspruit Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This workshop provides an excellent foundation in public finance management (PFM) principally for non PFM professionals in sector agencies, government ministries and departments with management responsibilities in programmes, projects and policy making work. It has been designed specifically paying attention to the perspectives in developing countries with the objective to prepare the participants of the functions that impact upon their sector. The dimension of this workshop is to cover the macroeconomic context, the political context and the financial administrative technicalities upon which the PFM systems operate. The instructive approach is on an analytical framework which provides the participant with strategies to develop systems to assess and understand a given country´s PFM system and what can be done to make it better. This workshop course takes into account both the system dimensions of formal PFM institutional...

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North West Safari Lodge - Rustenburg Nov 22 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

Governance describes the way countries, communities and institutions manage their affairs politically and the way they exercise power and authority. Governance remains an essential area that attracts support globally. In recent years institutional donors have paid attention on governance dynamics in response to a realization that “good” governance is central to sustainable, long-term socio-economic development. This workshop provides participants with a solid understanding of governance covering the modern and most relevant international thinking and key lessons learnt from the experience of both national and local governments in several developing countries across the world. These case studies examine fundamental and transferable aspects of governance to demonstrate how public sector institutions can successfully meet key obligations to all its stakeholders – customers, employees, suppliers, and its community.

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Gauteng Southern Sun Silverstar - Ruimsig, Johannesburg Nov 15 - 2017 to Nov 17 - 2017 Book now!
Free State Anta Boga Hotel - Bloemfontein Dec 6 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

It is trite that strategic growth in any organization demands a long term plan on building capacity both in plant, equipment, technology as well as people and human capital. Businesses in every Industry and sector thrive on knowledge, as such Possessing knowledge gives advantages in making the right decision or strategy from planning through to the implementation phase. Human capital is imbedded with knowledge and skills which ought to be harnessed and dispensed as needed. This workshop will empower the delegates on how to initiate a knowledge management program in their organizations and businesses. The most used theme of this workshop is the development of organizational knowledge base by relying on organizational leadership techniques involving mentoring and coaching...

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Western Cape Urban Chic Boutique Hotel - Cape Town Nov 2 - 2017 to Nov 3 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

Today’s businesses operate in an increasingly global and complex environment as employees are becoming more recognized as constituting the social capital of organizations. As such organizations and companies are conducting more and more business with persons of diverse backgrounds in culture and learning. The consequence is often the challenge of managing a culturally diverse workforce. Research suggests that effective management of the employer-employee relationship can directly influence important organizational outcomes such as turnover, commitment, and performance. The broader national culture that the employment relationship is embedded can shape employees and workplace attitudes. This workshop empower participants with the skills required to create and maintain long term organizational labour relations and how to retain skills in organizations while paying attention to long term plans and other organizational dynamics.

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Gauteng SBH Hotel - Pretoria Nov 30 - 2017 to Dec 1 - 2017 Book now!
Eastern Cape Raddison Blu Hotel - Port Elizabeth Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

South Africa is facing enormous challenges in developing waste management strategies. The amount of waste is increasing as more people are leaving poverty, and the sustainability of disposing waste at land fields is both economically and environmentally questioned. This has resulted in a search for alternative treatment of solid waste. The aim of this workshop is to provide delegates with up-to-date knowledge regarding technological, organizational, legislative policy developments and practices to handling municipal wastes in South Africa and other parts of the developed world. Lessons are drawn from other developing countries and from the best practices promulgated at international conventions of which South Africa is a signatory.

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Western Cape The Western - Cape Town Nov 8 - 2017 to Nov 10 - 2017 Book now!
Gauteng Hyatt Regency Hotel - Rosebank Dec 12 - 2017 to Dec 14 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This three-day workshop is intended to improve the perspectives of delegates on the skills needed to efficiently manage offices and departments in a bid to improve business processes, procedures and techniques, and ensure that their organizations’ resources are utilized at maximum capability. In a nutshell the workshop would explore leadership styles and qualities and would improve the skills required to lead teams, and motivate people in their reporting lines. Some essential skills that the delegates will be able to understand and develop include: developing communication, time management, planning and organizational skills which are essential for managing offices in the 21st century.

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Western Cape Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge - Cape Town Oct 25 - 2017 to Oct 27 - 2017 Book now!
Eastern Cape Premier Hotel Regent - East London Nov 30 - 2017 to Dec 1 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This learning programme is intended for all persons who need to develop, implement and evaluate an operational plan. It is designed for people who work in the field of operations management. The course approaches operations by methods through which priorities are identified by considering a broad range of factors in solving problems and making decisions on operational strategies. The need for and the benefits of change are explained and recommendations are made to achieve intended results.

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Eastern Cape Garden Court Hotel - East London Nov 2 - 2017 to Nov 3 - 2017 Book now!
Gauteng Emperors Palace - Johannesburg Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

The HR roles within the organization include job analysis and design; recruitment and selection; training and development; performance management; compliance with legislation and management of employee relations. This workshop has been designed from research and demand from several managers who have expressed their concerns with strategic issue of managing employees. There has been arguments with a school of thought which holds that there is actually no such thing as 'a qualified but yet poor performer'. This argument postulates that where people fail to perform in any respect it is generally because of poor management or a flawed organisation. Therefore, scholars in this school of thought advise that the focus of the entire organization should be on business goals, alignment being created to these goals at all levels of the organization, and that there should be a direct linkage for every employees’ role to those goals. This is the premise of the balanced score card system...

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Eastern Cape Garden Court Hotel - East London Nov 2 - 2017 to Nov 3 - 2017 Book now!
Gauteng Emperors Palace - Johannesburg Dec 7 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This course presents methods and techniques that project managers can use to effectively initiate, plan, control and report on their projects. It helps project manager’s deal effectively with the different expectations of business and technical partners, management and staff. This workshop provides tools, tips and real-life case scenarios as examples to handle all aspects of the project life cycle, regardless of the size and nature of the project. This course emphasizes a structured approach to project management to ensure a well-planned project whose scope is managed, risks are assessed and stakeholders delighted with the product produced...

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Gauteng Hotel 224 - Pretoria Nov 9 - 2017 to Nov 10 - 2017 Book now!
Gauteng Hyatt Regency Hotel - Rosebank Nov 30 - 2017 to Dec 1 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

The main objective of this programme is to impart into the delegates the global trends in governance and models of government and how good practice concepts get imbibed into the governance structures within the Republic of South Africa. The roles of national, provincial and local spheres of government. The workshop assesses the effectiveness of various intergovernmental policies and administrative directives, identify the knowledge, skills and capacity instruments of a local, provincial or national offices to engage in intergovernmental relations. The delegates will have proper understanding of the roles and functions of political, administrative and judiciary institutions and the division and decentralization of powers between these arms of government. The objective is to evaluate best practices and provide recommendations to improve/establish the prospects of intergovernmental relations in South Africa as planning is made for better policy making and implementation.

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Gauteng SBH Hotel - Pretoria Nov 22 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

Organizations are increasingly becoming concerned and focused on managing risk both internal and external that relates to their business. The challenge for management in every organization is to determine how much uncertainty to accept as it strives towards achieving its objectives and delivering value to its stakeholders. The solution to this challenge is the establishment of an organization risk management system and processes that effectively identify access and manage risk within acceptable levels. Participants of this workshop will obtain the relevant skills required to design and implement a risk management framework for their individual businesses. This framework represents the pre-eminent source of reference and guidance on risk management practices in organizations...

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Gauteng Villa Via Luxury Suites Hotel - Pretoria Oct 25 - 2017 to Oct 27 - 2017 Book now!
Eastern Cape Premier Hotel Regent - East London Dec 6 - 2017 to Dec 8 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

Speed Reading is the most effective and time-saving approach to information management. You can free up extra hours in a normal working day, by applying a new approach to reading and information management. This course provides you with skills that improve reading comprehension, reading concentration and retention. This course will enable delegates to cope with large amounts of new information that most business environments generate internally and from other companies doing businesses with your company. Thus this brings competitive advantage in handling data...

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Western Cape The Westin - Cape Town Oct 20 - 2017 to Oct 20 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This Supply Chain Management workshop is intended to introduce participants to the importance of Supply Chain Management and afford the necessary technical knowledge and skills to commendably and proficiently manage an organizational supply chain. In most businesses whether in the agricultural or manufacturing sectors the effectiveness of the supply chain is key to decision-making. This begins with proficient stock control which involves careful planning to ensure that the business has sufficient stock of the right quality available at the right time and how to effectively control and monitor the movement of stock through the stores environment and the entire business. Facilitators have been seasoned instructors in the industry and would bring to the participants different supply chain management models applicable in the different sectors and would be able to articulate and engage the delegates of the essentials of each of these models...

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Eastern Cape Premier Hotel Regent - East London Oct 19 - 2017 to Oct 20 - 2017 Book now!
Western Cape Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge - cape Town Nov 23 - 2017 to Nov 24 - 2017 Book now!
Free State Anta Boga Hotel - Bloemfontein Nov 30 - 2017 to Dec 1 - 2017 Book now!
Summary

This workshop is intended to expose delegates to the skills of writing winning proposals that surpass the minimum criteria of the required guidelines of major donors/development partners. Emphasis is paid to preparations and the steps made during the call for proposal with emphasis on the analytical framework of all the different phases of project cycles which will provide a detailed guide of the methodology for preparing, implementing and evaluating projects and programmes. The workshop further examines the role of the “project” relative to other aid systems such as sector support and budget support used by the Donors/Development partners in pursuit of development cooperation objectives with national and local governments and in some cases private sector partnerships. At the end of the workshop delegates will have thorough understanding of the areas of Project Identification...

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Gauteng Southern Sun Silverstar - Ruimsig, Johannesburg Nov 14 - 2017 to Nov 17 - 2017 Book now!