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Online Course in Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching

The Online Course: Introduction to Neuroscience Coaching is presented by the Centre for the Study of Resilience and the Departments of Physiology, University of Pretoria. The course is designed to provide an introduction to the neuroscience approach to coaching within the organisational and personal context. It will explore what brain-based coaching is, what makes it different from other coaching methods and how it delivers professional and personal results faster in a sustainable manner. The two primary modules are Neurophysiology and Psychophysiology.

Track Geotechnology Course

The Track Geotechnology Course provides you with a refresher and overview of geology, track loading and the fundamentals of soil mechanics as applicable in railway engineering, with specific reference to aspects of earthworks, subgrade, ballast and drainage. As railway engineer or technologist, this course will enable you to apply a sound working knowledge of soil fundamentals and its multilayered track substructure to the construction and maintenance of an operational railway track. You will also gain practical skills through the presentation of real-world cases.

Mine Closure and Land Rehabilitation

The short course in Mine Closure and Land Rehabilitation provides you with an overview of the requirements for integrated mine closure planning, focusing on the legal requirements, general opportunities and threats and practical examples. The course aims to provide you with current information on legislative requirements and government expectations in mine closure. During the course, you will be presented with a structured approach to assist you in planning for the closure of mining operations.

Programme in Innovation and Technology Management (PITM) - Weekender

The Programme in Innovation and Technology Management (PITM) provides presenters, future decisionmakers and leaders within organisations with a comprehensive innovation management training. The management of innovation is one of the most important and challenging aspects of an organisation, as it impacts all areas of an organisation and it is a fundamental driver of competitiveness in an ever-changing business landscape.

B and E Conference Centre (Pty) ltd

B AND E CONFERENCE CENTRE (PTY) LTD is an all-inclusive conference and training centre which offers organized, accessible and affordable training space to our clients who are in the skills development and training sector.

We offer a full service including venue hire, catering, stationery, equipment hire and more, which makes us a versatile and convenient venue for our clients.  

Introduction to Mining

The Introduction to Mining short course is specifically designed to provide non-mining personnel who play a support function to the mining core and/or suppliers to the mining industry, with fundamental knowledge and insight into mining operations. Aimed at professional people who do not necessarily have a mining engineering degree or diploma, you can acquire a better understanding of the mining process through this course if you are already working on a mine, work for a mine supplier or own shares in mines.

Short Course in Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Management

5 ECSA CPD Points

The Railway Infrastructure Maintenance Management short course will introduce you to the general principles of railway infrastructure maintenance and the management thereof, as applied to the fields of track, traction power supply, signalling and rail-bound telecommunications, as well as its integration into a multidisciplinary approach.

Short Course in Wheel–Rail Interaction

5 ECSA CPD Points

The Wheel–Rail Interaction short course will develop an appreciation of the multidisciplinary nature of the technology that substantially adds to the bottom line of any railway business. Knowledge of wheel–rail interaction is essential for anyone involved in the operations of railways over the full spectrum of heavy-haul and general freight to medium- and high-speed passenger traffic. You will also be provided with the necessary guidelines for best practices in heavy-haul railway operations that are related to rail and wheel interface issues.

Short Course in Rolling Stock Technology

The Rolling Stock Technology module covers everything there is to know about locomotives, wagons and coaches. The principles of Rolling Stock Design (mechanical and electrical) are presented as fundamental knowledge for understanding the functioning of the various systems and sub-systems of a railway vehicle. Emphasis is placed on the various interfaces between rolling stock components and the module concludes with the essential aspects of condition monitoring, inspection, maintenance and safety.

Short Course in Law, Risk, Economics and the Environment in Railway Operations

The short course in Law, Risk, Economics and the Environment in Railway Operations assist in describing general and railway law, touching on international norms and rules covering insurance and liabilities and compensation. National health and safety regulations are discussed along with basic economic systems and environmental protection aspects. This five-day course is aimed at training all TFR employees and generally brief them on respective aspects.

21st Century Waste Management and Resource Recovery

The implementation of the National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS 2010) and National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA 2008) facilitates a paradigm shift over the philosophy and strategy of solid and hazardous waste management. The new paradigm requires us to look at solid waste and refuse as valuable resource rather than a waste as implied by the common meaning of the word. The course explores strategies to get the best out of refuse.

Actuarial Science Course F105: Finance and Investment Principles

This course is aimed at members of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA), who are currently studying towards their professional qualification exams. The course allows members to obtain study assistance by participating in lectures and regular tests in order to ensure that they pass the relevant ASSA exams.

Actuarial Science Course F102: Life Insurance Principles

This course is aimed at members of the Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA), who are currently studying towards their professional qualification exams. The course allows members to obtain study assistance by participating in lectures, assignments and regular tests in order to ensure that they pass the relevant ASSA exams.

Spatial Statistics

To analyse spatially allows the statistician to incorporate the spatial correlation present in many datasets, without which model interpretation may be incorrect. There is a wealth of knowledge on spatial statistics within South Africa, the research field of spatial statistics is still relatively young and much expert guidance is required to build the field in terms of research as well as training. Spatial statistics has very important applications in the South African context.

Online Course in Maintenance Management

The general objective on Online Course in Maintenance Management is to obtain an introductory knowledge of maintenance and maintenance management with an emphasis on the necessary tools to manage the maintenance function within a manufacturing enterprise or service provider organisation. The delegate will learn how to formulate a maintenance strategy, how to develop a maintenance plan and how to structure a maintenance organisation that is focused on achieving the objectives of the maintenance department in the industrial organisation.

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