How to future-proof Africa
How to future-proof Africa

Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Chartered accountants and 4IR
Chartered accountants and 4IR

Blockchain, bitcoin, data analytics, process automation and artificial intelligence are but some of the other new areas where technology is having an impact on the role of accountants and auditors...

19 Sep 2018

Certificate in Advanced Labour Law programme in Durban this October!
Certificate in Advanced Labour Law programme in Durban this October!

This programme provides exposure to more in-depth labour topics and a wide spectrum of substantive and procedural labour law, as well as a practical understanding in areas of industrial relations...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 17 Sep 2018

Applications open for MEST class of 2020
Applications open for MEST class of 2020

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has opened applications for its next one-year, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana.

By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

WESSA awards top environmental conservation, education efforts
WESSA awards top environmental conservation, education efforts

The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa annual awards have paid tribute to a range of environmental achievements at its 92nd AGM...

17 Sep 2018

R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed
R22m boost for skills training of the unemployed

The Department of Labour is today set to unveil training programmes, to the value of R22 million, aimed at creating jobs in the aviation, maritime commercial diving and agricultural sectors...

17 Sep 2018

Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?
Young leaders - do you want to be a Mandela Washington Fellow?

The 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is open for entry, inviting young South African leaders to apply for the chance to go to the US...

17 Sep 2018

OMNI HR Consulting gets accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
OMNI HR Consulting gets accredited with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations

The core focus of Omni HR Consulting is to provide customers with innovative, relevant and industry-related training and development solutions, which will meet the skills development needs of their human capital and talent pipeline...

Issued by OMNI HR Consulting 14 Sep 2018

Why we need to take a lifelong approach to learning
Why we need to take a lifelong approach to learning

As technological advancements continue to drive the global economy, linking the two aspects of learning - literacy and skills development - has become essential...

By Jackie Carroll 14 Sep 2018

Calling women entrepreneurs: applications open for Future Females Business School
Calling women entrepreneurs: applications open for Future Females Business School

Future Females has opened its applications for the Future Females Business School...

13 Sep 2018

How are South Africans planning to future-proof their careers?
How are South Africans planning to future-proof their careers?

Only 23.8% of working South Africans believe their current skills will keep them employed in 10 years' time, according to a research report released by MasterStart this week...

13 Sep 2018

Professor Ian Couper
African mid-level health workers need better training

As the frontline of healthcare in Africa, mid-level health workers need improved training to help them reduce the burden of disease in their communities...

13 Sep 2018

Bringing 1956 empowerment to today's disadvantaged women
Bringing 1956 empowerment to today's disadvantaged women

In commemoration of the 1956 Women's March to the Union Buildings, the Southern African Institute of Learning (SAIL) will launch their 1956 Women's Business Empowerment Programme...

11 Sep 2018

Management Development Programme in Durban this October!
Management Development Programme in Durban this October!

The Management Development Programme (MDP) is uniquely designed to build your capacity to lead your organisation into the future...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 10 Sep 2018

PwC's Innovation Challenge tests university students' potential
PwC's Innovation Challenge tests university students' potential

PwC and Universitas 21 (U21) have come together to offer exclusive professional development opportunities for U21's graduate students through the Innovation Challenge competition...

7 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economy

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Sep 2018

Luke Peters, group CEO and founder of Gone Digital.
#StartupStory: Gone Digital Academy helps businesses stay ahead of the curve

Gone Digital, an agile digital marketing consultancy has recently launched the Gone Digital Academy, which offers Seta-accredited, digital marketing education to businesses, agencies and individuals...

By Juanita Pienaar 6 Sep 2018

AI in Africa to be advanced at Deep Learning Indaba
AI in Africa to be advanced at Deep Learning Indaba

The Deep Learning Indaba, an annual gathering of the African Artificial Intelligence community, will be hosted by Stellenbosch University, South Africa, from 9 - 14 September 2018....

6 Sep 2018

Gamification makes employee training fun
Gamification makes employee training fun

Traditional methods of training are becoming ineffective in this fast-paced, technologically evolving modern world we live in...

6 Sep 2018

Leaders need to get socially schooled
Leaders need to get socially schooled

In an age of rage, social signalling and online justice, leaders need to be schooled in the reputational ramifications of social media...

By Laura Kirsten 5 Sep 2018

'Farm-to-school' movement takes root in Canada
'Farm-to-school' movement takes root in Canada

Farm-to-school programs aim to bring healthy, local food into schools, foster food literacy and enhance community connectedness...

5 Sep 2018

The Mann brothers - Mic, Shayne and Kevin.
How to leapfrog your industry's disruption and future-proof Africa

Mann Made recently disrupted themselves before anyone else could with a rebrand. Here's how what started out as a wedding video company by three brothers in 2000 has transformed into a storytelling, forward-thinking, 65-employee strong experiential brand agency that hosts the SingularityU SA Summit...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Sep 2018

Senior Leadership Development Programme commences on 4 October in Durban
Senior Leadership Development Programme commences on 4 October in Durban

The Senior Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) has been developed to provide a seamless pipeline to build your capacity to lead and manage the strategic direction and operations of the organisation towards achieving its overall objectives and goals...

Issued by UKZN Extended Learning 3 Sep 2018

7 ways to save SA's STEM education before the 4th Industrial Revolutions hits
7 ways to save SA's STEM education before the 4th Industrial Revolutions hits

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution looming, a solid STEM is imperative to bring about the ability to problem-solve...

By Sharanjeet Shan 31 Aug 2018

Learning and development of the future is being ubered
Learning and development of the future is being ubered

When it comes to learning and development, digitisation and tech-enabled learning are transforming the role L&D plays in the organisation. It's not only technology making waves, evolving human resources present some interesting disruptions of their own...

By Helen Nicholson 29 Aug 2018

A new generation of code breakers
A new generation of code breakers

Government is considering introducing coding in South African schools...

29 Aug 2018

QR codes are providing innovative learning solutions for learners in SA
QR codes are providing innovative learning solutions for learners in SA

The QR code - known as Bubbles - makes it possible to link to short, interactive modules that help learners gain a deeper understanding of the material through audio-visual snippets...

28 Aug 2018

Scooler calls learners to enter entrepreneurial business ideas
Scooler calls learners to enter entrepreneurial business ideas

Students in Grade 8 to Grade 12 can enter their existing money-making venture, hobby or business...

24 Aug 2018

New guide highlights the impact management accountants have on business sustainability
New guide highlights the impact management accountants have on business sustainability

A new guide published by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants provides guidance to help management accountants and their organisations achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals...

Issued by CIMA 24 Aug 2018

GIBS Advanced Professional Business Coaching Programme receives accreditation from ICF
GIBS Advanced Professional Business Coaching Programme receives accreditation from ICF

The Advanced Professional Business Coaching Programme, offered by GIBS, has received the stamp of approval from the International Coach Federation as an Accredited Coach Training Program...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 24 Aug 2018

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