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There are bottomline and social reasons why running in-house technical training centres should be reconsidered. In a two-part series of articles, Sean Jones, managing director of the Artisan Training Institute (ATI) unpacks the implications of keeping corporate training centres on the books in a slowed-down economy. 

The Artisan Training Institute (ATI) has appointed Danie Wentzel to head up its satellite training centre in Kimberley.

Due to the fact that our economy is contracting (as, inter alia, indicative by the most recent unemployment numbers) we at Maccauvlei Learning Academy came to the realisation that most businesses are feeling the ‘pinch’ in this environment. 

AIE, Academic Institute of Excellence announced the recent acquisition of the Greenside Design Center.

Survival is almost synonymous with Recession. For this reason, most companies are under a great deal of strain to stretch out their resources. However, are belts being tightened in the right places? To panic is not the solution. Recession is like any other battle.

Private providers are invited to join an informative workshop which will explore the current status of international courses and the qualifications to be offered in SA.

Benjamin Franklin could not be more right when he said: “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” The best training often happens when you learn while you work.

Mind mapping is still one of the best ways to organise information and memorise new material.

Doing a Short Course is a strategic move that you can undertake to improve your knowledge, skills, and marketability within a specific field. 

Mid-Year registrations at the IMM Graduate School can set you up for success.

South African companies that want to succeed as they expand into other African countries – or elsewhere in the world, for that matter – must be willing to make real investments in training staff.

While fulfilling the role of a parent is certainly a blessing, for many working parents who wish to advance their career, studying further is a challenging option.

This year the A.T.A brand celebrates 10 years in business and has grown from strength to strength over a period of 10 years. Each year we keep on improving our brand,

Stephen R. Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People inspired people across the world for over 25 years to focus on timeless principles. 

Are you looking for suitable training courses? Whether you are seeking training options for your staff or yourself there are some things you should know.

It is easy to be mindful of cashflow, profit, motivating and retaining employees, creating a great company culture, etc. but how often do we consider the emphasis required for business administration within an organisation? 

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying; “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Yet, in an economy where nothing is certain, many companies shy away from real knowledge building

 

A definition of Work Readiness would be that a “work ready” individual possesses the foundational skills needed to qualify for a specific occupation as determined through a job analysis or occupational profile.

The Mindspa Institute, a national soft skills training company, just launched a new and exclusive full day corporate burnout workshop. 

It is becoming a common occurrence to hear about people who attend a course only to find out that their training provider is not an accredited Education and Training Institution.

Keeping with the trends are important for businesses to stay one step ahead of their competition. Your employees are your biggest asset. If they grow and succeed, the business grows and succeeds.  So it makes sense that Human Resources Managers should keep up to date with the latest trends in skills development and training.

Are we doing enough to care for and transform our nation? There is a growing awareness around the issue of social responsibility, particularly in the business arena.

SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) in partnership with the Human Library South Africa is hosting a Human Library Facebook Live book series.

Many of us in the education, training and development (ETD) space have a limited understanding of what a disabled learner is.

We are so eager to load everyone’s ‘garbage’ onto our own lives that it smothers us and takes away our own happiness.

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