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.
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.
The Human Resources Management short course provides you with introductory skills and knowledge as human resources practitioner to effectively carry out your responsibilities in the management and/or processes of the human resources component of your organisation.
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.
The UP Enterprises Initial Aviation Occurrence Investigation Course (IOIC) is a compacted but detailed Outcomes-Based (OBE) training course at aim to serve the Aviation Community in order to augment one of their principal objectives: Aviation Safety. Moreover, it will enhance the Aviation Operator’s compliance to the obligatory Safety Management System as required by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) Regulations.
The Advanced Course in Employee Assistance Programmes provides you with more progressive knowledge and the necessary skills set to effectively MONITOR AND EVALUATE the Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) in the workplace. The Advanced Short Course on EAPs equips you with skills – as required by EAP practitioners in private companies, government departments or service-provider organisations – by providing extended, comprehensive guidelines to promote the cost-effectiveness of the EAP.
The short course in Whistle-blower Protection in Municipalities identifies the various aspects relating to corruption and unethical conduct in societies as well as remedies that are presented as solutions to these societal issues. These solutions include disclosure of alleged wrongdoing (also known as whistleblowing) which is a contentious issue and even more the protection of those that decide to disclose the alleged wrongdoing.
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 short course in Contract Drafting is designed for both lawyers and any individuals who are involved in negotiation, drafting, interpretation and administration of contracts. This course will equip you with skills and knowledge on the practical aspects of contract drafting. The training provides an opportunity for, and is ideal as, a refresher course for lawyers on the basic principles and concepts of the law of contract and how they impact on the drafting and interpretation of contracts.
Many learners returned to school at the end of July following the end of their holiday break. With the return of learners, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has made some changes for the new school term.
What are Facilitation Skills and Why Are They Important?
The definition of facilitate is "to make easy" or "ease a process."
What a facilitator does is: plan, guide and manage a group event, to ensure that the group objectives are met effectively…. with clear thinking, good participation and full buy-in from everyone who is involved.