This two-day Board of Directors Induction Training ensures that the directors attain a level of understanding of the business, operations and industry and familiarise themselves with their rights, duties and functions. It further explores the codes of good corporate governance as well as the legislative and regulatory framework guiding the roles and responsibilities of the board and maximises the level and degree of directors’ contribution.
As a senior public servant, the People Management and Empowerment for Public Sector Managers short course aims to enhance your skills in managing teams and individuals by setting goals that take a variety of individual approaches and levels of responsibility into account. The course focuses on relevant topics within the human resource practice setting, with an emphasis on empowering employees to make purposeful contributions to the organisation, allocating relevant resources and solving problems in an effective way by taking accountability for their time and duty served.
The Executive Leadership Municipal Development Programme is intended for senior managers and other local government representatives. It provides you with the background to understand the management function and intergovernmental relations applicable to local government. This programme was designed to ensure the accelerated development of knowledge and skills required for the effective implementation of the municipality’s vision and mission.
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 GRAP/IPSAS Financial Reporting short course provides you with detailed and in-depth knowledge of the implementation and financial reporting structures of the Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) as required of all South African (and international) public sector entities.
The Public Financial Management provides you with the requisite insights to the implementation and implications of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) of 1999 (as amended) on your role as middle or senior financial manager in the public sector.
The short course in Monitoring and Evaluation for the Public Sector provides you with the requisite skills to effectively execute monitoring and evaluation (M&E) processes that can assist in assessing performance and identifying contributing factors to public service delivery. During the course, you will gain invaluable insights to the importance of M&E as a tool for the public sector to manage performance-related processes of policy implementation, strategic management and programme/project management.
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 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.