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Like their global counterparts, South African companies and workers are grappling with a worsening economic outlook as we move into the second half of 2022. And as salary and incentive negotiation season nears, both parties have to grapple with the question of what constitutes fair compensation in light of the prevailing climate.


Management accounting control system is about the flow of information within a business enterprise that is designed to offer managers with both qualitative and non-qualitative statistics which gives managers a cost-effective advantage.


Canada-based tech start-up, CostCertified, has announced the opening of their new headquarters in Cape Town’s city centre. Providing a first-of-its-kind cost estimating software for the residential construction industry, CostCertified joins over 550 firms in Africa’s Silicon Valley.


We have been training since 1999 and we have been enabling the enablers of learning and development throughout South Africa. We provide accredited management development and trainer development training, professional consulting, and alumni support services.


The mass shift to online schooling during the Covid-19 pandemic disproportionately disadvantaged poorer children, who had a much smaller chance of accessing online education compared to children from wealthier households.


There is no doubt that in any particular moment in anyone’s life, you will be faced with a component of Business Law. Whenever it is to try and understand your lease agreement, filling in a contract or dealing with legislation. These are only few examples listed under Business Law.


The Boston Group is a pioneer in private higher education specialising in online and distance learning over the past 30 years. The advantages of home-schooling are indisputable, with academic performance at the top of the list.


The following core competencies are set out in the Department of Higher Education’s Competency Framework for Career Development Practitioners in South Africa, 2016.


Training and development is the process in which one improves on skills, concepts, changing of attitudes and to gain knowledge. This basically consists of three main branches namely: Training, Education, and Development.


As the way we do business changes, more and more business owners are realising the benefits of empowering their workforce to remain relevant. Staff training makes better business sense than continually hiring new employees. Increasingly, employee development is key to organisational success.


Studying through a pandemic has been a challenge for students. Some institutions (like Boston!) managed to take their students from classroom to dining room table seamlessly, while others battled to create a virtual classroom. Boston has always relied on technology as an effective learning methodology as technology ensures: academic consistency, quality, delivery and validity of all materials and knowledge transfer.


As the world of business becomes increasingly competitive, it is more important than ever to have a strong learning culture. A learning culture supports and encourages continuous learning. Where everyone is a lifelong learner.


A Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) assists the Employer in drafting an Annual Training Report (ATR) on the implementation of the Workplace Skills Plan (WSP). This is only naming one, of a few, of the SDF’s responsibilities.


The development of the national skills base within South Africa, as supported by legislation, national policies and strategies is an undisputed priority. Equitable human development that supports an inclusive economic growth path, addresses recognised skills shortages and a reduction in high levels of unemployment, will only be achieved through an educated, skilled and capable South African workforce. This qualification is an essential building block in realising these national priorities.


Training and development is the process in which one improves on skills, concepts, changing of attitudes and to gain knowledge. This basically consists of three main branches namely: Training, Education, and Development.


Gartner defines the concept of finance-first as one that allows for the organisation to transform its enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform with purpose. With a focus on improving how the business manages its insights and strategises its overall modernisation.


After two years of Covid-19 lockdown, as employees shift from remote working back to office work, the challenge for business now is not only adapting to changes in technology and new modes of working, but to guard against a second pandemic of mental illness.


One of the biggest challenges an IT manager faces is to accept all kinds of complaints about systems, staff, networks etc, and get them sorted out without taking any of the complaints personally or to heart.


International women’s day was established because there is disparity in our communities and workplaces with regard to the treatment of women. A day in which we can highlight this and promote awareness also creates opportunities to close the gaps, and work toward complete equality in workplaces and homes.

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