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AMI launches free online courses in Africa

The African Management Initiative (AMI) has launched the first in a series of free online courses developed with top business schools, aimed at reaching 1 million African managers and entrepreneurs...

22 Jul 2014 08:45

Eastern Cape college aims high with international skills partnership

Eastcape Midlands College has partnered with an international programme to improve its certification rate and increase the employability of its students.

21 Jul 2014 10:25

Lessons from successful entrepreneurs

It's a rare entrepreneur who sets out to build a business based on billing more efficiently than the competition - but for Brian Timperley and Louis Jardim of Turrito Networks, streamlined billing turned out to be one of the unexpected factors behind their success.

18 Jul 2014 11:33

How do we teach tomorrow's leaders to define their purpose?

You can't achieve anything without a clear sense of purpose: a personal commitment to giving your best and building community.

By Ajen Sit 18 Jul 2014 10:19

Ford's SEP powers job creation and skills development

In celebration of its three-millionth engine milestone, Ford's Struandale Engine Plant has donated two of its engines to the Coega Skills and Training Development Centre.

15 Jul 2014 12:00

Scarce nursing skills prompts SA to recruit from India

The Life Health Group has recruited 58 specialist nurses from India to serve two-year contracts at its facilities across the country.

15 Jul 2014 11:20

A project to empower women with skills to start a business

Agri SA is now in a position to enable women in the Keimoes area to make use of business opportunities relating to agriculture and food production, promote creativity and also help with the development of children.

15 Jul 2014 08:00

Spier Arts Academy announces 2015 recruitment drive

The Spier Arts Academy recently announced a recruitment drive for Cape Town's aspiring artisans.

11 Jul 2014 08:00

The LaunchLab offers R15,000 prize to course participant

The LaunchLab, based in Stellenbosch, is a mixed-use business incubator that supports local start-up businesses by offering programmes and workshops throughout the year that aim to empower entrepreneurs with the necessary skills and funding to accelerate their new business ventures.

10 Jul 2014 13:20

Knowledge Centre opens in Olievenhoutbosch

The JSE listed and innovative IT company, Adapt IT, recently celebrated the opening of their Knowledge Centre in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion earlier this month.

8 Jul 2014 09:34

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr hosts DLA Piper African Training Academy

Law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr recently hosted the DLA Piper Southern African Training Academy at the firm's offices in Sandton, Johannesburg.

4 Jul 2014 14:22

Government publishes the top 100 jobs in demand: Is your skill on it?

If not, then you may need to consider a career facelift...

Issued by Damelin 3 Jul 2014 15:47

Eco-circle project to help fight hunger and alleviate poverty

50 Vaal University of Technology entrepreneurship students have launched an eco-circle and soup project, in partnership with the Meals on Wheels Project, to cater for more than 2,000 old-aged persons and vulnerable children in Sebokeng and Sharpeville, south of Gauteng.

Issued by The Communications Firm 1 Jul 2014 11:47

FP&M SETA reveals the way forward

The Fibre Processing & Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority (FP&M SETA) is currently being repositioned, and at the core of this strategy are efficient and effective skills development processes.

26 Jun 2014 13:46

GE invests R700m into skills and SME development in SA

It was announced today that GE South Africa will invest R700m in two initiatives, which will enable the development of critical skills and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.

26 Jun 2014 12:45

Social entrepreneurship and social innovation: Reclaiming sustainable development in SA

Throughout the world, small business entrepreneurship is a mantra touted as a panacea for economic development, employment and poverty reduction. To some extent this is true. In South Africa, though, there is something amiss.

By Paresh Soni, Ahmed Shaikh & Mohamed Karodia 26 Jun 2014 11:27

How BIG is the Chinese opportunity?

Recent reports that Mandarin may be taught in some South African schools got tongues wagging about the size and shape of the 'Chinese opportunity' that may arise from this.

By Ian Henderson 26 Jun 2014 08:17

R7bn to support farmers

More than R7bn will be spent on conditional grants for provinces to support about 435,000 subsistence and 54,500 smallholder farmers.

24 Jun 2014 09:54

Technica redefines skills development in SA

Technica is redefining skills development in South Africa through the provision of interactive multimedia training, tailored to the South African marketplace.

23 Jun 2014 13:45

[BizCareers] Job hopping - what does it mean, how can I avoid it?

This week's BizCareers column looks at what it means to jump from job to job.

By Juliette Attwell 23 Jun 2014 10:27

Banks now provide loans for accredited field guiding courses

South African banks are now providing loans for students wanting to complete a Field Guiding Association of South Africa (FGASA) certified course.

20 Jun 2014 10:22

Examiners may need police clearance

All matric examination officials will have to get a police and a security clearance if proposed regulations are adopted.

20 Jun 2014 09:49

Business to get a boost at the Real Success Experience

Unlike business events that focus on sales and management techniques alone, an upcoming two-day event, the Real Success Experience, aims to empower businesses and individuals through expert input on both business and personal development.

18 Jun 2014 12:24

MasterCard invests in business startups, sponsors 520 learners

MasterCard's generous R1m donation is equipping 520 South African learners from 14 schools in seven provinces with the knowledge and skills to start up a business.

17 Jun 2014 10:15

Career Day for Tshwane youth on 14 June

The Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA) Tshwane youth has scheduled a Career Day on Saturday 14 June 2014, at 9 Matseke Street, Atteridgeville from 9am to 3pm.

12 Jun 2014 09:43

Research is the key to 10 years' success at Ulovane

In the 10 years since its inception in 2005, Ulovane Environmental Training has grown to become one of South Africa's environmental training academies, whose mission is to increase the ethics of professionalism, excellence and conservation-minded guides who ensure guests receive a life-changing guided experience.

12 Jun 2014 08:42

Call for opera and musical theatre participants

The Africa Voices Trust is looking for potential participants in opera and musical theatre who come highly recommended by music industry professionals.

10 Jun 2014 13:19

Advanced Technology becomes a Check Point Authorised Training Centre

AxizWorkgroup's Advanced Technology division, of which Check Point forms part, has officially become a certified Check Point Authorised Training Centre.

10 Jun 2014 12:33

Peace Lessons Programme to be repiloted

The Grahamstown District Office of the Education Department this week signed an agreement with the GMSA Foundation who first piloted the project in the Port Elizabeth District to repilot it in 10 Grahamstown schools.

9 Jun 2014 16:15

Microsoft eTourism Workshop to empower local SMEs

Microsoft is on a steady course to provide the necessary business boost to local SMEs that operate in the South African tourism sector.

9 Jun 2014 10:23

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