The Public Policy, Problem Solving and Analysis for Public Sector Managers short course aims to enhance your policy management capabilities by gaining the requisite skills and knowledge to identify, structure, assess and prioritise sectoral-specific policy issues and problems, while also mobilising resources for programme setting. Throughout the course, you will also analyse possible problems or constraints that might occur when preparing for policy formulation and implementation.
The short course in Municipal Integrated Development Planning provides you with an essential overview of the municipal development planning landscape as impacted on recently with the promulgation of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) of 2013. The course introduces you to the new SPLUMA by-laws and the new roles and responsibilities of both municipalities and provincial governments in development planning.
The short course in Policy Management, Implementation and Analysis in the Public Sector provides you with the necessary knowledge to diagnose and identify current public policy issues, possible problems that may arise in policy formulation and implementation, as well as specific needs with regard to current situations in all three spheres of government.
As a senior public servant, the Knowledge and Information Management for Public Sector Managers short course aims to enhance your knowledge-based management capabilities by means of both an academic and practical approach to knowledge and information management in the public sphere. The course specifically focuses on topics of decision making and policy advice, implementing information systems based on needs and development analyses and contributing to the creation and sharing of knowledge in the public sector environment.
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.
The Municipal Governance Excellence short course provides you with the requisite skills, expertise and knowledge of the municipal context and its dynamics in your role as municipal councillor. During the course, you will develop a good understanding of your oversight and leadership mandate as the community you serve places higher demands on capacity and expectations for service delivery.
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.
Open Source Intelligence unlocks the world of the internet to the new breed of Digital Investigator. A varied skill set that is utilised to acquire information around people, places, events and companies is presented in a hands on form. Develop your abilities to find targets online footprint, drill into additional avenues of information stored on the Deep Web. You will learn to map data and perform basic analysis of relationships. Delegates will achieve a detailed hands on experience and take away over 150 online tools for investigative use.
The Advanced Course in Union Rights and Negotiations provides you with the knowledge and insights to be able to initialise and maintain collective bargaining structures within the provisions of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (as amended). The course specifically looks at the collective bargaining process in terms of the workplace environment, organisational rights under the Act, general negotiation principles and strategies, as well as labour relations negotiations.
The Environmental Management and Regulation short course provides you with essential training in new regulatory developments to better navigate a range of complex issues related to environmental resources and extortion. The course covers a wide range of topics, including both legal and biological aspects of environmental management, ecological frameworks of environmental systems, environmental resource economics and auditing, as well as strategies for waste reduction and disposal and air pollution control.
The weekly hydrological report released by the Department of Water and Sanitation shows that persistent downpours during the past weekend have yielded a slight increase in the Western Cape dam systems.