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Damelin KZN receives Golden Arrow Award for excellence in the education sector - Damelin
Damelin KZN receives Golden Arrow Award for excellence in the education sector

Damelin KwaZulu-Natal was voted 'top' college and training institution in the province after receiving the prestigious Golden Arrow Award at the Leaders and Achievers Breakfast on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at the Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel in Durban.

Issued by Damelin 15 Oct 2014 10:23

Learnerships are key to addressing SA's skills shortage - NATIVE VML
Learnerships are key to addressing SA's skills shortage

South Africa's skills shortage, which mirrors a similar global trend, requires a proactive approach. Learnerships present a clear and practical solution to the problem.

By Vanessa Gibb, Issued by NATIVE VML 14 Oct 2014 12:00

AfriGIS Learnership, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA - AfriGIS
AfriGIS Learnership, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA

In 2012 AfriGIS launched a new Learnership Programme, in association with CTU Training Solutions and MICT SETA. The objective of the Learnership Programme is to empower young learners and offer them the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience at AfriGIS.

Issued by AfriGIS 14 Oct 2014 11:34

Strategic planning insights for brand custodians: Cape Town, 29 October
Strategic planning insights for brand custodians: Cape Town, 29 October

'Strategy in a Day' is a one-day course that will leave you empowered to leverage strategic planning; to embrace it; to add value and gain that competitive advantage we are always looking for. This course takes a holistic view of strategy, giving you the solid foundations of what strategy actually entails. It demystifies a field that has been wrongfully become an enigma to many. 'Strategy in a Day' takes you on a liberating journey from the very origins of strategic planning, its recent migration into business to its everyday application. The course is exceptionally popular with hundreds of delegates having attended nationwide.

Issued by Stratplanning 14 Oct 2014 11:00

Is your website 'sticky' enough? Tips to DIY your SEO - GetSmarter
Is your website 'sticky' enough? Tips to DIY your SEO

More than 80% of today's consumers use Google Search to inform their purchasing decisions. Ranking near the top of a Google search should therefore be a priority for businesses, in order to reach a broader audience. But, how can you ensure that people are able to find your website on Google? More importantly, how can you make your website 'sticky'- so that new visitors find your website and stick around?

Issued by GetSmarter 13 Oct 2014 10:20

Open Window Institute's Annual Shop for Talent industry evening - Open Window Institute
Open Window Institute's Annual Shop for Talent industry evening

Join us on Thursday 16 October to fill your studios with fresh creatives.

Issued by Open Window Institute 13 Oct 2014 08:52

Six million people worldwide are pursuing a qualification online - GetSmarter
Six million people worldwide are pursuing a qualification online

Now you too, can join the revolution. UCT is pioneering the online learning revolution with the continent's first two part-time postgraduate diplomas to be delivered in blended learning mode, across Africa, in 2015. That means you are now empowered to pursue a top-tier qualification from Africa's number one University, while you work full-time and balance your professional aspirations with a busy life.

Issued by GetSmarter 6 Oct 2014 11:16

Women on Boards programme attracts noteworthy board vacancies - Business & Professional Women South Africa (BPW)
Women on Boards programme attracts noteworthy board vacancies

We are thrilled to announce that both the public and private sectors appear to recognise the value of board diversity as BPW SA has been approached in the last month alone, to assist with eleven board vacancies for women on our register. Women and men have different interests and perspectives in important areas, and boards are starting to see the importance of utilising these varying experiences to tackle the tremendous challenges.

Issued by Business & Professional Women South Africa (BPW) 1 Oct 2014 08:58

SAICA prioritises youth with bold 2014 strategy - HDI Youth Marketeers
SAICA prioritises youth with bold 2014 strategy

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' (SAICA) social vision is to invest in South Africa's economic success through education.

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 29 Sep 2014 09:53

Spending the day with Nic Groom, WP rugby player and GetSmarter learner - GetSmarter
Spending the day with Nic Groom, WP rugby player and GetSmarter learner

Aside from the glamorous public image, professional sports players face the difficult challenge of dedicating their attention to their sports career, while ensuring they are prepared for their future, when their sports career comes to an end.

Issued by GetSmarter 29 Sep 2014 09:11

New research director to drive top-class research at GSB - UCT Graduate School of Business
New research director to drive top-class research at GSB

The new research director at Africa's top business school, the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, believes that the school can do even more to promote research that can change the world.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 23 Sep 2014 11:07

New dates for Pam Douglas and the Masterclass Series - Hummingbird Group
New dates for Pam Douglas and the Masterclass Series

The Masterclass Series are due to kick off very soon, and we wanted to remind you that if you haven't secured your tickets yet, time is running out.

Issued by Hummingbird Group 22 Sep 2014 15:25

Visit the OWI planet - Open Day - Open Window Institute
Visit the OWI planet - Open Day

On Saturday, 20 September, visit our planet from 9am-2pm for our Open Day.

Issued by Open Window Institute 17 Sep 2014 11:03

Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream - UCT Graduate School of Business
Investing for impact has rapidly expanded into the mainstream

The 2014 African Investing for Impact Barometer was released on 9 September in Cape Town. Its message: investing for impact is on the rise in both South Africa and Nigeria. The financial industry is already abuzz with talk about the trend, and the Barometer is here to clarify what the talk really means.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Sep 2014 11:00

Africa's top business school addresses SA skills shortage with new course - UCT Graduate School of Business
Africa's top business school addresses SA skills shortage with new course

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business is launching a new Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice to overcome the lack of qualified and skilled middle managers which is aggravating Africa's already turbulent economy.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Sep 2014 11:17

How to survive the early start-up years - GetSmarter
How to survive the early start-up years

Any entrepreneur knows that the first few years of starting a business are the toughest. But if you can weather the storm, the rewards and opportunities that await are endless. Gareth Cotten, Course Instructor of the UCT Start and Manage a Small Business short course provides some tips for how to survive the early start-up years.

Issued by GetSmarter 8 Sep 2014 13:53

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