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Innovation in Industrialisation

The short course in Innovation in Industrialisation presents you with lessons (particularly from East Asia) on how best to spur industrial development through innovation. The course covers topics on concepts of industrial change, innovation in industrialisation, sustainability considerations in industrialisation, lessons from Asia: Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan and the way forward for industrialisation in South Africa (Africa).

Decision and Risk Management

The actions taken by its decision-makers influence the performance of any organisation. Being able to predict the expected outcome of a specific set of actions may significantly affect the performance of an organisation. Thus, decision-makers must be able to identify risks and opportunities, effectively analyse the potential outcomes and choose between alternatives. This course will illustrate the importance of systematic decision making in managing risks and opportunities.

Technology Management

The short course in Technology Management examines the fundamental concepts in technology management with emphasis on definitions, concepts, tools, practices and strategies. With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), many organisations are making use of technology as a means for competitive advantage. This course will require students to discuss case studies of technology management in either South Africa, other developing countries, or the rest of the world. These case studies demonstrate real examples for innovation and technology management.

Fraud Risk Management

The Fraud Risk Management short course provides you with a full awareness of fraud and corruption malpractice in support of developing fraud risk management strategies. As the extent of fraud and corruption is a major concern throughout the world, professionals at all levels of management in all organisations, industries as well as government departments must be vigilant. Internationally, steps have been taken to combat fraud and corruption on a broad front. This includes the establishment of international protocols and the necessary legal frameworks.

Public Sector Risk Management

The Public Sector Risk Management short course provides you with the knowledge of the practical and critical success areas in the implementation of effective enterprise risk management in the public sector. The course will provide opportunities for practical exercises in risk management activities and will deal with overcoming implementation failures. You will also learn how to avoid pitfalls when implementing risk management, as well as improving existing risk management practices in your organisation.

Online Short Course: Introduction to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

The Online Short Course: Introduction to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provides an introductory background on the EAP as a field of specialisation. Due to the increase in employees experiencing psycho-social problems, which impact on their personal lives and productivity, the EAP is acknowledged as a tool to assist such employees to overcome their personal problems and to restore their productivity and avoid disciplinary hearings and possible dismissal.

Business Presentation and Public Speaking in the Public Sector

The degree to which people in an organisation communicate effectively determines a huge part of an organisations visibility, profitability, and industry leadership. In fact, public speaking is an easy way to set yourself apart from your competition. Whether you are persuading colleagues, selling to a client or energising a team, the power of your presentation makes the difference between success and failure. The experience in this Business Presentation and Public Speaking for the Public Sector skills training seminar is as close as you can get to have a personal, public speaking coach.

Digital Forensics and Investigations

The Digital Forensics and Investigations short course teaches you the basic theoretical concepts, as well as the practical applications of digital forensics i.e. how to conduct digital forensic investigations. This course is designed for a wide range of people such as law enforcers, crime investigators, managers in larger organisations, technical personnel in larger organisations, and anyone else interested in a general background of digital forensics.

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