Distance eLearning

Distance elearning, sometimes called e-learning, is a formalized teaching and learning system specifically designed to be carried out remotely by using electronic communication. Below are details of elearning companies in South Africa, who offer a range of training courses and elearning programs in South Africa.

Payroll management software has made it incredibly simple for just about anyone to fulfil this vital role within a business - but there are pitfalls to this approach. The following tips can be applied in your business to help you avoid setbacks.

What is the definition of a manager? Many people take on the role of a manager without realizing it, while others are thrust into a position of leadership without any formal training. If you find yourself in a position of power follow these useful tips.

Brand power has the potential to save businesses, attract and retain customers and effectively wipe out the competition. Coca-Cola's notorious marketing error proves that the power of a brand should never be underestimated.

Media skills such as blogging, online reaserch, basic coding and the ability to reconfigure images in photshop have become a necessity for professionals in the media, PR and management fields. Anna provides insight on these new age skills.

A new interactive labour law community has been born. Created through the combined efforts of the UCT Law@work unit and GetSmarter this exclusive online club will feature video tutorials and a modern discussion platform allowing members to interact with labour law experts.

Today's fast-paced business environment requires a level of performance and far-sightedness that only a corporate coach can bring. Corporate coaching skills are now in high demand as businesses seek to become more efficient and reflective and Getsmarter?s coaching course aims to meet that demand.

Virtual classrooms are no longer a pipe dream or a farfetched theory but are fast becoming the most practical solution to the challenges that training providers face in delivering a variety of courses to different regions. Learners can now interact with trainers without incurring the costs of travelling.

The development of an academic mobi-site known as MyAcademic has been labelled a breakthrough in e-learning technology. The site, the first of its kind for South African students is the mobile offering of the successful space for students and educators who wish to access and share academic information.

Matrics who don't have the opportunity to study further should thoughtfully review the many alternatives, when planning for the future. Anna Malczyk highlights four options available to schools leavers that could be the entryway to a prosperous career.

Investment can be a profitable yet tricky exercise. If you are in the market to invest and don't know where to begin follow these five simple tips to getting you started on the right investment path.

Continuous learning and personal development are integral to the success of business professionals in the 21st century and every accomplished individual knows that embracing these concepts is step one to achieving any goal. Have you made lifelong learning a priority for 2012?

There is more to setting financial targets then adding more zero's to the totals from the previous year, issues such as organisational growth and creating genuine wealth should be thoroughly researched before planning your 2012 financial goals says Anna Malczyk.

There has been an increasing focus on design and the use of space in work and home environments but the design of learning areas is no less important, as comfortable learners are more likely to excel. Anna Malczyk says design involves transforming the way we think about our world.

For many people, the idea of combining decadent dining and becoming a feature writer is the ultimate dream job but while the idea might be appealing it?s also very hard work, and few people succeed in becoming fulltime writers.

Can a haphazard marketing approach harm your brand? With the wide range of free marketing platforms it may become tempting to promote your product on every available online space but reaching your target market requires thought, planning and precision.

Every project consists of three primary stakeholder groups, the project team, senior management and project partners who play an 'ancillary role'. The success of the project is often determined by the level of communication between these groups, improve your correspondence through these tips.

Health and safety plans are often disregarded because of the misconception that developing an effective plan is a waste of company time and resources despite the numerous reports which prove that healthy workers are more productive, happy and motivated.

What does it take to become a paralegal? If administration is your strong point and you are looking for something a little more challenging than picking up the phone and putting it back down again perhaps a career as a paralegal is the answer. Learn more about the responsibilities and the opportunities available in this profession.

'Today, marketing is acknowledged as a practice that must be adopted throughout the business by every employee with a focus on the customer' says Carla Fourie as she addresses the marketing proccess and talks about how to implement an effective marketing plan.

Project management is no walk in the park as seen on 'The Apprentice' which shows the realities of leading teams and the challenges project managers face when attempting to simultaneously organise, delegate and deal with a variety of personalities.

Conflicting personalities can lead to tension in the workplace and 'the key to eliminating these problems is to understand the team?s personalities and manage every individual in the way that works best for them?, follow these tips and correctly identify the personalities in your office.

Through an exciting new partnership which aims to make quality education accessible to all South Africans, Eduloan in collaboration with Getsmarter will offer study loans for the value of the online university courses which could result in payments of R180 per month over 36 months for students.

The Information Age gave birth to the concept of 'information overload' as the sheer amount of data available online made it difficult to find anything that was accurate, relevant or high quality. Now content experts also known as 'curators' have become an invaluable part of the learning process.

Stanley Kenani a former student of GetSmarter, an online education company, has been chosen as the first author to be published under Random House Struik's brand new ebook imprint, eKhaya.

Social media can provide an effective and innovative tool for learning and networking forums seem to offer the best medium for collaboration, participation and sharing however educators shoul be cautious about the way they approach social networking tools in the learning environment.

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