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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.

South Africa’s tough economic conditions, combined with limited space at public universities, is seeing thousands of students opt for distance learning annually.

South African businesses and startups are aware of the increasing importance of using data effectively, but the demand for data science skills exceeds supply.

 

Are you creative? Are you innovative? “I would probably answer that I am a creative person,” says Rachel Johnson, owner of Palomino Training Solutions.

South Africa’s new Cybercrimes Bill is currently under consideration by the National Council of Provinces, having been greatly simplified after its previous draft.

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.

Government has invested R500 million into the establishment of the National Artisan Development Academy that is aimed at addressing unemployment in the country.

The worst thing a woman can do is try to be a masculine leader. There are many natural attributes that enhance female leadership and make women excellent executives in their own right.

Do you find yourself on deadline every single day? It is tiring and stressful to know that the timeframe is not unreasonable, but interruptions at work make it impossible to concentrate and focus on getting the job done.

The term “Manager” holds a different description in every organisation. For some, it is the bare minimum of managing resources and expenditures. For others, being a Manager means taking on the role of simply being the “boss.”

Unisa is well known for its distance and online learning courses, but it is by no means the only institution that offers flexible study options in South Africa.

In Africa, less than 2% of students, under 18, finish school with vital Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills.

 

 

This qualification is designed to provide a learning pathway for learners who want to become company secretaries or governance professionals or who want to work in supportive roles in the corporate governance, compliance or risk management divisions of large organisations.

Every year, the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) holds its National Accounting Olympiad.

Employees aren't perfect but there are certain behaviours that can frustrate and demoralise the rest of the team.

You’re on your first date, you must make the initial impression the best one in order to lock in a second date, you employ all the skills you have at your fingertips, and voila! Success.

Do you want to be your own boss? Do you like working with your hands? If you think this profession would suit you find out how to become a plumber.

"Two thirds of employers rank communication as the top soft skill they want in employees, "  says Kathryn Lehnerdt, Managing Member at CorporateWise.

Forget marketing South Africa to foreign investors. The campaign promoting SA- Inc needs to begin with the marketing of the country to South Africans.

The majority of business communication is expressed through writing says Isabella Strong, well known communications specialist and writing instructor.

In today’s rat race, it is very important to keep the balance between your work and your personal life.

The term 'conflict' has a negative connotation, but it can be used to develop healthy relationships.

You’ve experienced a good service or a working product before, right? Odds are you are looking at a screen from a reputable company right now. 

There are many opportunities for project management professionals who are found across different industries and sectors. 

Being a people-person may come naturally to a social butterfly, but for those of us introverts developing people skills can be tricky, overwhelming and down-right unpleasant.

When we think about  professionals in the financial sector, typically chartered accountants or financial advisors come to mind.

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