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Investing in the improvement of blasting engineering practicesIn its fifth year running, the Programme in Blasting Engineering has presented industry best practice methods and techniques for professionals working in the commercial blasting industry. Attended by an international delegation, the programme saw attendance from delegates coming from as far as Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. 7 Nov 2017 Read more >>

Twenty years of developing practical project managersOn Friday, 31 August 2017, a function was held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Programme in Project Management (PPM) - a continuing education course to develop practical project managers. A number of clients that regularly send their employees on the course, and several other stakeholders attended. 13 Sep 2017 Read more >>

Education leadership course attracts international delegationThe Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) Education Leadership and Management course attracted an international delegation of 16 school principals, all from various schools in Nigeria. The esteemed course is a mentorship programme with the focus on the empowerment of school principals and educators. Through the course, educators are instructed in various aspects of leadership and management for the purpose of affording all learners quality education. 6 Sep 2017 Read more >>

Celebrating two decades of excellence in project management trainingThe 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. 25 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Legacy project celebrates South African architectural history and heritageA legacy project of Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) has recently culminated in the publishing of a richly illustrated research report - NZASM Footsteps Along the Tracks: The Identified Extant Built Residue of the Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij (1887-1902) - in July 2017 celebrating the architectural history and heritage of South Africa. 25 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Award-winning innovation on the Van Zyl Spruit BridgeEnterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) has once again been involved in an exciting, award-winning research project. Ms Sarah Skorpen, a senior lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Pretoria, was the joint winner of the Innovation in Concrete category at the Fulton Awards 2017 for her work on the Van Zyl Spruit Bridge. 18 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Programme provides in-depth environmental understanding to boost green industryOwing to the continuous development and application of new technology in the green industry, training and research provider Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises at UP) will present the biannual 10-day Programme in Environmental Management under the auspices of the Centre for Environmental Studies (CES) at UP. 11 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Samsung Electronics and Enterprises UP partner to promote e-learningThe first training session of the Samsung e-Learning for the 21st Century Educator was launched in Pretoria on Monday, 5 June 2017. 10 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Enterprises UP and ABSA open new learning avenues for credit providers and the banking sectorEnterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) and ABSA have launched a training intervention, the Advanced Programme in Debt Review (piloted in 2016), with a group of 23 delegates in the banking and credit provider industries successfully completing their training earlier in 2017. 10 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Enterprises UP presents wastewater management and treatment short courseOwing to an ageing water infrastructure as well as the increasing drought crisis that has affected various regions in the country, Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) notes that its short courses on water quality management and effluent treatment, challenge attendees to come up with innovations and designs that will assist in recycling wastewater. 10 Jul 2017 Read more >>

New programme aims to ensure safer rail transport in South AfricaThe Railway Occurrence Investigation Programme (ROIP) was jointly developed by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and the Department of Civil Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT), at the University of Pretoria (UP) to assist the business in eliminating the escalating and repetitive nature of incidents through proper investigation. 10 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Enterprises UP supports entrepreneurial activitiesAssisting and ensuring the success and sustainability of SMMEs 10 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Skills development for retail growth in South AfricaRetail management training and excellence were celebrated at the fifth annual W&RSETA Retail Management Development Programme (RMDP) certificate ceremony. Nine groups from across South Africa graduated with exclusive certificate ceremonies with the Gauteng region showing the best performance this year. 10 Jul 2017 Read more >>

Enterprises University of Pretoria bestows award to dedicated educator at EduWeek Awards 2016Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) bestowed an award to a deserving educator dedicated to making a difference in education on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at the second EduWeek Awards as part of the annual EduWeek celebrations at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. 1 Jul 2016 Read more >>

C-AIM in AfricaThere is a rapidly growing need to optimally manage the integrity of physical assets over their entire life cycles, from design to decommissioning. This requires maintaining assets in a fit-for-service condition while simultaneously extending the remaining useful lives of such assets. Enterprises University of Pretoria's Research Solutions, through the University of Pretoria's Centre for Asset Integrity Management (C-AIM) unit, has the ability to address these needs and is currently involved with international projects on an advisory basis. 20 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Optimising the relationship between businesses and SMMEsWithin the South African context it is expected that organisations need to work together with, and play a role in the development of entrepreneurs and small businesses. This symbiotic relationship is required to generate socio-economic growth. Through socio-economic development programmes, many companies are able to make positive contributions to society, yet the challenge is in ensuring that the contributions made will yield sustainable results. 20 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Leadership Development Programme for School Principals kicks off in PretoriaEmpowering individuals to make a change for thousands more 2 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Grand plans for the CoT ceremonial unitEnterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) has a long-standing and prolific partnership with the City of Tshwane, having offered, and continuing to offer, various training and skills development services to the city. Together, several special projects have been executed, including the latest project which involves providing formal training for members of the Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) Ceremonial Unit. 27 May 2016 Read more >>

Enterprises UP celebrates Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work DayGirl learners spent a day at Enterprises UP and Tuks FM 27 May 2016 Read more >>

Celebrating real-time retail transformation in actionRetail management training and excellence celebrated at the annual W&RSETA certificate ceremony 27 May 2016 Read more >>

Creating sustainable business environments to support and develop SMMEs in TshwaneAs per their mandate from the City of Tshwane, one of the Tshwane Economic Development Agency's (TEDA) roles is to aid SMMEs by creating opportunities and platforms to promote their development and assist these enterprises in overcoming the challenges they face in entering the marketplace. 1 Sep 2015 Read more >>

Redefining (training) realityCustomised training for professional development that opens doors for the blind and visually impaired 31 Aug 2015 Read more >>

Building managerial capacity in the SAPS through professional development"Training, skills development and education remain key objectives if we are to remain relevant to police in a democratic dispensation." 28 Aug 2015 Read more >>

8th International Clinicians' Course for TB in South AfricaThe Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in association with the University of Pretoria, is delighted to present the 8th International Clinicians' Course for TB in South Africa to be held from 13-16 August 2015 at no cost*. 17 Jun 2015 Read more >>

Architectural and engineering approaches to infection controlPretoria: 6-10 July 2015
A free* course offered to professionals in the Built Environment (architects/engineering practitioners) and healthcare sectors.
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Cracking the code of enterprise and supplier developmentA supplier development solution for small businesses and micro-enterprises 8 Jun 2015 Read more >>

Technology equips librarians with 21st-century skills to help create digital citizens"Libraries remain at the core of academic activities. They are at the forefront of creating digital citizens." 5 May 2015 Read more >>

Tuks FM receives coveted Campus Station of the Year Award for fourth consecutive yearThe best of South African radio was honoured at the sixth annual MTN Radio Awards gala dinner at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 18 April 2015. Tuks FM walked away with five awards including the prestigious Campus Station of the Year Award for the fourth year running, which brings Tuks FM's MTN Radio Awards tally to 26 over the last four years. 30 Apr 2015 Read more >>

Agri-entrepreneurs empowered with skills in job creation, food security and rural development"The success of land reform must be measured by the extent to which new entrants [to the Agricultural Sector] make a positive contribution to food security, job creation and rural development." 28 Apr 2015 Read more >>

National Youth Development Agency invests in skills development and legal compliance in the workplace"As a result of a management meeting [of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)], as a collective we realised the need to have some sort of training in disciplinary enquiries. Our HR department did the necessary research and found [the course in Disciplinary Enquiries at the Workplace] to be the most relevant." 21 Apr 2015 Read more >>

Railway Engineering celebrates 21 years' collaborative training with the University of Pretoria and TransnetWith an extraordinary partnership initiated in 1994 between industry and higher education, Transnet and the University of Pretoria (UP) celebrate 21 years of collaborative training and research in Railway Engineering in 2015. 14 Apr 2015 Read more >>

Construction Economics Certificate CeremonyDelegates who successfully completed the course in Construction Economics attended their Certificate Ceremony at the Musaion on the University of Pretoria's Hatfield Campus on 2 February 2015. The delegates were received by CE at UP staff and congratulated with a formal certificate handover that was attended by the CEO as well as General Manager of CE at UP, respectively, Deon Herbst and Hermien Dorfling. 2 Mar 2015 Read more >>

First-year commerce students invest in an early start to their careersShortly after receiving their matric results only a week before, more than 100 first-year students at the University of Pretoria kicked-off their BCom degrees with an early start on 12 January 2015. 27 Feb 2015 Read more >>

The fourth Railway Research and Training ReviewOn the 4th of December 2014, The Chair in Railway Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Pretoria hosted the fourth Railway Research and Training Review. 4 Dec 2014 Read more >>

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