Information & Communications Technology ICT Training

Why is the global shortage of Business Analysts significant to New Age companies? Faculty Training Institute MD, Steve Erlank gives leaders reason to mark business analysis as a critical skill for the 21st century.

Business Schools

Tue, 24 Jul 2012
Increasing employee turnover is shining a spotlight on the need for HR to step up its game and integrate its operations with the strategic goals of the business; but research shows this is not yet being put into practice.

Information & Communications Technology ICT Training

Tue, 24 Jul 2012
The issue of skills shortages, particularly in the technology field, is an ongoing concern for business. Mario Matthee looks at the future of ICT and talks about how industry can equip South Africa to do business in an increasingly connected world.

Skills Development

Approximately 8000 young job seekers will receive training and job placements through the job centre initiative launched by government. The Lulaway Job Centre is the first of many facilities expected to address unemployment amongst youth.

Presentation Training

Tue, 24 Jul 2012
With today’s tech savvy audiences becoming more sophisticated, sloppy presentations simply won’t do and in fact they do more of a disservice to the message you are trying to get across. Communications specialist Elaine Matchett provides a few pointers to help you deliver your message confidently.

Life Skills Training

Mon, 23 Jul 2012
The level of etiquette demonstrated by employees contributes significantly to the business image as it affects relations with customers, other businesses and staff. In fact every stakeholder group is impacted by business etiquette or the lack thereof.

Human Resources

Thu, 19 Jul 2012
Social media has democratised information creating employees who are far more independent thinkers. Terri Brown says CEO's need to be "more responsive, act more quickly and be more authentic in communicating a message or risk completely losing influence over key stakeholders".

Business Schools

Fri, 20 Jul 2012
USB director, Daniel Malan has been re-appointed by the World Economic forum to identify breakthrough ideas and new pathways to advance critical issues and ensure progress is made on the global agenda.


Mon, 23 Jul 2012
An executive director of Accenture’s supply chain practice in Africa, Ms. Hayley Walters, has been appointed Chairperson of the CIPS Africa Procurement Awards adjudication panel.

Careers Portal

Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Careers Portal How many times have you had to put your dreams on hold because of obstacles in your way? Have you sacrificed the “you” that you could have been because you had to make someone or something else a priority?


Friday, 20 Jul 2012
Transformation at the Univeristy of the Free State specifically, and transformation in South Africa in general were the central themes of a talk presented by Professor Jonathan Jansen rector of the Higher education institution.


Mon, 23 Jul 2012
In recognition of his role in the peaceful resolution of conflicts in Africa and his contributions to improving international relations, President Jacob Zuma has been awarded an Honorary Professorship by the Peking University in Beijing.

Skills Universe - Johan Poolman

Wednesday, 12 July 2012
Local employers are having a hard time. They are not only struggling to fill vacant positions for high-skilled workers, but they are also struggling to keep their employees at work. Johan Poolman says engagement is the key to reversing this situation.

Skills Universe - Mark Naidoo

Fri, 20 July 2012
The role that Seta's play in implementing the National Skills Strategy 3 in the workplace environment is essential to the greater skills development plan. Mark Naidoo invites industry professionals to contribute to the exploration of this issue.

Skills Universe - Marianna Bibbey

Thursday, 19 July 2012
The DHET has released a gazette for public comment dated 3 July 2012 on the proposed new Learning Programme Regulations, 2012. These regulations will repeal the Learnership Regulations of 2007 and cover all learning programmes under the Skills Development Act.

Skills Universe - Hannes Nel

Tuesday, 17 July 2012
We sometimes discuss issues without really knowing exactly what it entails and how it should be done. Take verification (external moderation) as an example. We recently discussed this on Skills Universe and The Mentoring Network web site. So I decided to do some research on how it is conducted in practice.

Skills Universe - Norman Ntai

Monday, 16 July 2012
Education under socialism must be free and accessible to all. In addition, education must not only empower youth and adults with work related skills but must also empower them to understand the broader developmental challenges facing society, and remove from the curriculum and form of education capitalism and capitalist ideas says Dr Blade Nzimande.

HR Portal

Tuesday, 17 July 2012
In many instances HR departments are being treated as just another department in many organisations. The problem here rests with senior management who have not recognised the important role individuals in the HR department play and the value of the contribution they can make, says Des Squire.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Training

South Africa received high praise for its efforts against the HIV/Aids pandemic, at the International AIDS Conference in Washington DC. The achievements include 1.7 million people placed on treatment and 20 million people tested for HIV during the country’s long testing campaign.

Marketing and Advertising Training

Mon, 16 Jul 2012
With so many companies competing for the same portion of the market differentiating the customer experience has become the new battlefield. Jonathan Hall tells companies how to stand out from the crowd.

Executive Education & Training

Tue, 17 Jul 2012
Statistics show that diverse boards produce better operational and financial performance yet the integration of female directors into the company board continues to be a slow process.