#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up
#CSIMonth: Providing skills and employment from the Ground Up

Skills development and job creation not-for-profit Learn to Earn South Africa has been offering “a hand up, not a hand out” to the unemployed in underprivileged communities for almost 30 years. With campuses in Khayelitsha, Hermanus and Claremont, the initiative provides a number of skills development courses - from basic computer and office training, to hospitality, sewing and woodwork.

By Shan Radcliffe 21 hours ago

#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk
#CSIMonth: Stop in for a little Khof & Khuk

Amaphiko Academy graduate, Thato Mafokoane doesn't just want to run his own bakery. No, Khof & Khuk is much more than that. It's a place where Mafokoane can do what he loves, while teaching baking skills to the local and disabled youth, thereby assisting in community development and upliftment.

1 day ago

South African team wins international business plan competition
South African team wins international business plan competition

A team, led by Monash South Africa (MSA) employee and student Bronwyn Dugtig, has won $25,000 in funding and mentorship in the McGuire Business Plan Competition - Laureate International Universities' entrepreneurship competition that identifies and supports innovative entrepreneurial ventures.

2 days ago

(c) HONGQI ZHANG -
'Mini-MBA' advert misleading

A training company has been reprimanded for using the abbreviation "MBA" to promote a three-day workshop.

By Dave Chambers 2 days ago

Celebrating two decades of excellence in project management training
Celebrating two decades of excellence in project management training

The University of Pretoria has been teaching project management at postgraduate level since the 1970s and by the end of August 1997, a practical 20-day project management programme, the Programme in Project Management (PPM), was launched. Since then, the programme has been presented 154 times - celebrating 20 years of training excellence in project management.

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 days ago

UCT makes history - and a difference - in Philippi
UCT makes history - and a difference - in Philippi

The ‘Sivul'indlu' and official launch of UCT GSB Solution Space - Philippi, a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship in Philippi Village, celebrates a new approach that seeks to go beyond the traditional reach of a university.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 days ago

Lagos students get GE support in advanced manufacturing
Lagos students get GE support in advanced manufacturing

GE will collaborate with the Lagos Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB) to train students in advanced manufacturing.

3 days ago

Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?
Is franchising services the silver lining in a stagnant economy?

The appeal of franchising is widespread. While other businesses often struggle to keep a positive cash flow in times of stunted economic activity, franchising remains resilient and typically shows positive growth rates. This is particularly true for the franchising services category which comprises 27% of the total franchising industry and has a combined turnover in excess of R133 billion per annum.

By Sybrand Bezuidenhout 3 days ago

#CSIMonth: Imbalie Beauty Academy opens doors into the industry
#CSIMonth: Imbalie Beauty Academy opens doors into the industry

South African beauty franchise group Imbalie Beauty has become a key player in South Africa's robust franchising industry. The company, which owns salon brands Placecol Skin Care Clinic, Dream Nails Beauty and Perfect 10 Nail & Body Studio, markets and distributes its own in-house and independent health and beauty brands to its distribution network of more than 150 predominantly franchised beauty salons as well as independent salons and selected pharmacies.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

PE doctor develops surgery course
PE doctor develops surgery course

An innovative short-learning course to teach surgery skills to doctors in rural areas has earned a Port Elizabeth surgeon a PhD in Health Professions Education from the University of Bloemfontein.

By Estelle Ellis 21 Jul 2017