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Find a training course or training program to further your education and skills development in South Africa. The Skills Portal hosts dozens of accredited training institutions offering over 14000 training courses in over 40 different subject areas.

Holistic Advancement look into the various stages of learning, and explain how their product will help to engage your workforce with their workplace in a new and more productive way.

Top local and international lecturers are this week sharing their expertise by teaching on the University of Stellenbosch Business School?s (USB) MBA programme. These lecturers are from leading business schools in the United Kingdom, Canada and France.

The South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI) is mandated by the Cabinet to provide high quality, customized training to Public Servants in order to improve service delivery and implement government initiatives.

The industry alliance established between Integr8 IT - South Africa?s largest privately owned national BEE-Information Technology network integration and infrastructure management specialist - and IBM, has matured into a successful service delivery model. The result is expansion of emerging business opportunity beyond South Africa?s borders.

The managed services business model, as applied within the Information Technology space, has redefined the traditional practice of outsourcing essential services.

Government is planning to treble its implementation of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) into the country's rapidly expanding economy within the next two years writes Michael Appel.

Nkominds Technological Skills were the winners of a free Virtual-IT LMS (valued at R5.525), in the nationally held competition recently. Nkominds Technologically Skills is an emerging service provider that is registered to offer communication, technological services and training with computer utilization.

Ten aspiring carpenters hope to start their own businesses after graduating from the Furniture Technology Centre (Furntech). The students attended a six week training programme at the Furntech in White River, Mpumalanga, after being awarded bursaries of R10 000 each by the provincial Department of Economic Development and Planning.

In the knowledge economy, companies are increasingly faced with a rapidly changing business environment, dictated in part by globalisation that in turn enforces an adapt-or-die marketplace.

Internet networking company Cisco has partnered with the Eastern Cape Government to promote the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to improve service delivery and economic growth.

Leading Skills Development Company Papillon Training is offering FREE Training and Development to Office Staff and Underprivileged people in Southern Africa.

The alliance between Carrick Holdings, local provider of IT system security, solutions and services, and globally established IT security solution vendor, McAfee, will pave the way for an increase in new sets of technologies for the local market, especially in the area of Enterprise Risk Management.

Engaging with diversity and genuinely appreciating the value of different perspectives in the workplace offers the opportunity to harness very real benefits for South African organisations. So says Associate Professor Chris Breen, who will run a programme in diversity management in association with the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) this August.

Cape Town has beaten New York to top the list of long-haul destinations favoured by UK-based events agencies.

Poor executive decisions exacerbates South Africa?s skills shortage and may lead to the loss of specialist staff. South Africa has among the lowest skills training levels in the world and appointing the wrong people to management creates less productive workforces.

Managers are taking the prospect of a migration to a Linux or open source messaging distribution platform more seriously than has been the case in the past. So claims Yossi Hasson, Managing Director at Synaq, a national provider of Linux and Open Source technology and services.

Greater access to the Internet and subsequent explosion in popularity of virtual social networks is fuelling the need for proactive IT security. Global vendors of IT security services and technology state highlight the proliferation of Internet-based services and related product as a factor behind a surge in worldwide threats.

Human error, mechanical error, power loss, natural disasters - is your
department equipped to deal with these scenarios? You need to know how a
disaster will affect your company, and how a disaster can be managed with as
little loss to time and revenue as possible.

Students from the UCT Graduate School of Business recently joined forces with Habitat for Humanity on a major home building project taking place in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats.

The Prestigious Travel and Leisure Magazine in the United States has ranked Cape Town as the number one city in Africa and the Middle East region.

An efficient, well-skilled public workforce is essential in South Africa, particularly with World Cup 2010 fast approaching. But the unfortunate fact is that many public servants lack the full training needed to do their job. Lyceum is looking to help and solve this problem...

PRINCE® - PRojects IN Controlled Environments speaks a common language that makes allowance for the continuity of a project even if key players change during the lifespan of the project. It offers a structured and consistent approach that is not only repeatable but teachable, and fully aligned with the de facto standard Capability Maturity Level 5.

Africa's need for infrastructure and communication technology to develop and bridge the digital divide is to be addressed at a United Nation's (UN) summit in October.

Perpetrators of cyber crime are becoming more sophisticated in their efforts to steal data. This is the main motivation behind organized, premeditated attacks on global networks claims Christo van Staden, a director at Carrick Holdings, a local provider of IT system security, solutions and services.

One key factor in employee motivation and retention is the opportunity employees want to continue to grow and develop job and career enhancing skills. In fact, this opportunity to continue to grow and develop through training and development is one of the most important factors in employee motivation and retention.

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