Support for competitive ethical organisations so the public and industry can thrive.

FOR SALE! Policies and Procedures for Education and Training

Learner management, assessment and RPL (recognition of prior learning) are just some of the policy areas education and training providers must address. Education and training organisations must convey an understanding of special needs and accommodation in addition to financial management.

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Building Blocks for Accreditation – Johannesburg Workshop

How to become accredited and adopt a smart competitive business strategy are just some of the issues we’ll address for emerging or expanding organisations.

Accreditation Building Blocks for Competitive Organisations

Learn a strategic approach to accreditation by understanding the legislation context and mapping existing market opportunity.

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The Perfect SETA Accreditation Strategy

Are you a training organisation pursuing SETA accreditation?

Here’s an outline of key information ensuring your accreditation will yield viable results. Measure the value of becoming accredited for something with little market traction or the risk of operating in a highly competitive niche.

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Two Vulnerable Markets Workshop Topics – BOOK NOW!

From NEETs to Equity. Questions about development impacts and integrity abound. Where government and industry is unable or unwilling to provide data, empirical studies can provide a wealth of insight to organisations. If you don’t have time to dig through libraries, sign up for a workshop with an information addict!

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Job-hopping black managers, only in it for the money?

Virtue, Equity and Job-hopping

I believe virtue can easily be disputed, particularly when companies claim ‘equal opportunity’ yet their processes don’t match. Equity is not a focus on diversity, (although diversity is an outcome), it’s much deeper and should expand how business processes adapt and innovate to promote inclusion and belonging.

The ability to retain and attract top talent is strengthened when an organisation is perceived to be conscious and persuasive regarding values and ethics maintaining equity.

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Pro-poor Policy Vulnerable Markets Workshop

Trends, characteristics and challenges embedded in youth and unemployed markets.

The Pro-poor Policy workshop addresses issues faced by employers, skills development providers and marketing teams who must attract youth to development interventions.  Many market failures exist, for example youth complain about inaccessible opportunity, while stakeholders often struggle to reach vulnerable beneficiary markets. With reference to studies, we journey through a synthesis of economics, psychology, marketing and education to construct viable, relevant policy frameworks.

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Drivers for SETA and QCTO accredited business success

Quality Management, choice of qualifications, correct SETA selection and quality assured learning material are critical drivers for a profitable training organisation.  

Emerging providers often overlook the value of competitive analysis and how this connects to the branding of the learning experience. Most select programmes already common in the market and maintain conventional features.

New providers should use every available opportunity to distinguish themselves from established competitors.

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Attending the Vulnerable Markets Workshop in Johannesburg

Who should attend this workshop about trends, characteristics and challenges embedded in the youth and unemployed markets?

Employers, skills development providers and marketing teams are among those who will benefit!  Many market dysfunctions exist, for example youth complain about inaccessible opportunity, while employers and training providers struggle to connect with viable beneficiary markets. Dysfunctions can be solved if there’s a synthesis of economics, marketing and education policy frameworks.

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SETA and QCTO accredited business

Quality Management, choice of qualifications, correct SETA selection and learning content approval are crucial to a successful training organisation. Emerging providers often overlook the value of competitive analysis and how this awareness connects to branding.

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Strategic Accreditation, Market Awareness and Business Growth

Education and training accreditation is much more than a compilation of documents satisfying regulatory procedures.

Appointing a consultant to ‘get you accredited’ can have dire consequences for your business. My question to clients is simple:

If you don’t understand how to set up the documentation for successful accreditation, how will you meet required standards (embedded in the documentation) once operational?

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#QCTO non viable #accreditation

The QCTO has been erupting for a while and we’ve all been wondering where the flow will go. 

You think your problem is the accreditation application till you’re accredited and not making money!

My clients are often accredited entities unable to SELL what they became accredited for.

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20 Minute Strategy Sweetening for Training and Development

SETA or QCTO accredited but it’s not paying off?

Education and Training is a dynamic sector inspiring endless innovation and competition opportunities.  Chat about challenges to a seasoned expert in education and economic development, from policy to practically anything! 

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SETA and QCTO Accreditation, Systems and Markets Markets Markets

Organisations operating in the accredited education and training space are looking at increasing their competitive advantages.

Many apply for an extension of scope to offer more qualifications or additional electives. They increase their chances of success if the qualifications they wish to offer are selected based on current and measurable potential market traction as opposed to hopeful assumptions.

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