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Ivanna Granelli
Essential for companies to shift from bootcamp training to performance support

Companies need to rethink the ways that they train and manage employees if they are to maximise returns from business processes and systems...

By Ivanna Granelli 3 Aug 2015 12:11

Designing in the Mother Tongue - Open Window
Designing in the Mother Tongue

Karabo Moletsane is a vibrant, young illustrator/designer and all-round superwoman making waves in the creative industry.

Issued by Open Window 29 Jul 2015 13:12



Training is the key to aligning your new African businesses with your strategy
Training is the key to aligning your new African businesses with your strategy

South African companies that want to succeed as they expand into other African countries - or elsewhere in the world, for that matter - must be willing to make real investments in training staff in their processes and systems, writes Ivanna Granelli, founder of Can!Do Consulting.

23 Jul 2015 16:05

An exciting new partnership is revolutionising access to innovative teacher training methods - GetSmarter
An exciting new partnership is revolutionising access to innovative teacher training methods

Online education company, GetSmarter and the University of Witwatersrand School of Education (WSoE) have announced that they have partnered to offer a new online short course in the educational sphere: Strategic Implementation of ICT Integration in Education. This course is part of an initiative to develop the technology skills of teachers in classrooms across South Africa.

Issued by GetSmarter 22 Jul 2015 12:27

Students graduate from the Careers24 Job Readiness Initiative - Careers24
Students graduate from the Careers24 Job Readiness Initiative

Students from the Job Readiness Initiative, sponsored by Careers24 and implemented with partners Silulo Ulutho Technologies (Pty) Ltd and Learn to Earn (NGO-PBO), graduated in Phillipi and Khayelitsha in the first week of July. The pilot initiative focused on working with students who either are studying to improve their career prospects or to find employment in different sectors to where they are currently working.

Issued by Careers24 21 Jul 2015 13:21

#24things4madiba encourages reading, writing
#24things4madiba encourages reading, writing

As part of Mandela Month, #24things4madiba recently held a 'Read-a-Fun' event in Cape Town and Gauteng where students from Media24's flagship initiative - WeCan24 - had the opportunity to tap into their journalistic skills by interviewing, photographing and reporting on celebrity guests and #24things4madiba.

20 Jul 2015 16:04

Red & Yellow School donates 67 creative industry hours to NPOs in honour of Mandela Day
Red & Yellow School donates 67 creative industry hours to NPOs in honour of Mandela Day

The Red & Yellow School, South Africa's premier advertising college, is commemorating Mandela Day 2015 on 18 July by giving back a collective 67 industry hours to local NGOs, NPOs and SMEs.

Issued by Red & Yellow 15 Jul 2015 12:33

Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework
Unsuccessful business venture abroad? Chances are, you didn't do your homework

We all remember our parents telling us this a million times, "finish your homework, then you can go and play". Yet we forget to do this later in life. When venturing abroad to do business, whether it is to seek sales/exports or establishing a company, one needs to do the homework first.

By Rolf Akermann 14 Jul 2015 14:54

First intake of 2015 students graduate from Phakama Women's Academy - VWV Group
First intake of 2015 students graduate from Phakama Women's Academy

The first 2015 intake of Johannesburg Phakama Women's Academy students have graduated - with all 32 second- and third-year students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), the AAA School of Advertising, and the Vega School of Brand Leadership making the grade.

Issued by VWV Group 13 Jul 2015 10:19

Nedbank and Kaya FM bring free seminars on cashflow management to small business - Kaya FM 95.9
Nedbank and Kaya FM bring free seminars on cashflow management to small business

As a business owner you face many different challenges when it comes to growing your business, many people give up after realising that it is actually not that simple. According to research, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months, with the primary reason that cashflow is a the main cause.

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 8 Jul 2015 10:04