The Introduction to Gaming Audio short course provides you with a brief a history to gaming audio and equips you with the tools to design, compose and implement your own gaming audio in a practical manner. During the course, a sample game is made available with the end task to successfully implement a tailored and personalised audio track for gameplay. The course specifically looks into topics of recording, editing, mastering (or audio sequencing), and implementation of audio material in a game world.
The first two decades of this millennium saw a huge surge of interest and activity in science, technology and innovation policy in Africa. African countries adopted policies and established institutions for science, technology and innovation (STI) policy. By 2018, at least 45 African countries had explicit policy frameworks and created agencies for STI policy. These countries have accumulated differentiated capabilities for and experiences in STI policy-making. They are sources of lessons on STI policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
The course intends to, amongst others, provide participants with insight and understanding of the investment protection regimes available under domestic law and international investment law for investments made in host governments. There will be particular focus on the protection of foreign qualifying investments by qualifying investors intra-Africa (but also extra-Africa).
The Operation of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants short course provides you with a theoretical and practical knowledge base on water and wastewater treatment, as well as the operation of water treatment plants. During the course, you will be empowered to make informed decisions about drinking water treatment processes and the quality of drinking water. The course also covers topics of basic water chemistry, drinking water quality requirements, wastewater treatment, effluent quality and the proper disposal of effluents.
This course is designed to provide an overview of the marketing research process and how to perform a primary research study. Candidates will receive the necessary training to perform a basic marketing research study.
The following content will be covered in the course:
• Planning a marketing research study
• Secondary and primary data
• Qualitative and quantitative research
• Sampling and data collection
• Compiling a questionnaire
• Analysing research results
• Interpreting research results
The Children, Faith and Society short course provides you with the knowledge and insights to deal with more in-depth issues related to children, child development and justice from both an integrated faith and legal perspective. The course is specifically tailored to those who deal with child-based matters on a daily basis and who are committed to the sociopolitical and theological wellbeing of children as a priority in our communities.
The Online Course in National Credit Regulator (NCR) Debt Counselling provides you with an opportunity for assessing your competency in and registering with the National Credit Regulator (NCR) as a certified debt counsellor. During the course, you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge in identifying when and how a consumer can apply for debt review or when it is necessary to assist over-indebted consumers.
Professionals who would like to build on their knowledge of project management or pursue it as a potential career path are invited to enrol for the online Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Preparatory Workshop.
The purpose of this Directive is to instil a culture of continuous development and to promote professionalism in senior managers through compulsory capacity development. This Directive also provides for pre-entry requirements for entry and movement within the SMS.
The Municipal Finance Management Programme provides you with a full scope and understanding of the selected legislative regulatory framework that governs the public sector management and administration environment, enabling you to interpret South African legislation and policies that specifically affect municipal finance management. The programme is presented in support of all requirements of the National Treasury regulations (as stipulated in the Government Gazette) on the minimum competency levels for municipal officials.
The Basic Course Employee Assistance Programmes provides you with the knowledge, skills and insights to become an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) practitioner in private companies, government departments or service-provider organisations. The course will enhance your knowledge of EAPs (including standards and instruments) to enable you to successfully promote wellness in the workplace, while aligning the therapeutic, management/ supervisory and M&E strategies of a planned EAP to an organisation’s goals and objectives.
The Narrative Group Counselling short course provides you with the intricate details of group counselling to be able to integrate it in your existing pastoral care and counselling practice in a congregation or caring environment. During the course, you will come to understand what impactful role a narrative practice can play in the counselling of a group of people who have had similar experiences, providing them with an opportunity to seek perspective and healing together.
The Track Geotechnology Course provides you with a refresher and overview of geology, track loading and the fundamentals of soil mechanics as applicable in railway engineering, with specific reference to aspects of earthworks, subgrade, ballast and drainage. As railway engineer or technologist, this course will enable you to apply a sound working knowledge of soil fundamentals and its multilayered track substructure to the construction and maintenance of an operational railway track.
The Introduction to Multidisciplinary Concepts in Railway Engineering short course is ideal for you if you are from any engineering discipline and have reasonable experience in the railway environment.
The Advanced Programme in Labour Relations Management provides you with progressive knowledge and skills that are specifically related to labour relations as a core function of contemporary human resources management. In your role as human resources or labour relations practitioner, the programme offers you an opportunity to develop the requisite specialised labour relations skills to apply in the workplace environment.