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If Content is King and Creativity is Queen in Social Media Marketing How do YOU tap into the BOOMING Social media ENERGY? USE CONTENT Attract web traffic and increase sales, investment or funding possibilities. Social Media collateral for R 14 000 includes 8 posts ranging from 200 - 800 wordsAttract new markets to your brandBuild…
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The mumbo jumbo of SETA Accreditation – JHB Workshop

Learn a strategic approach to accreditation, understand the legislation context and map existing market opportunity.  Building Blocks for Accreditation This killer workshop is designed to prevent common mistakes limiting business sustainability and profitability if you approach accreditation as an administrative, not strategic process. Get to grips with accreditation mumbo jumbo, the 8 core criteria for…
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How to stand out with SETA or QCTO Accreditation

Take a strategic approach to accreditation by understanding the legislation context and simultaneously mapping existing market opportunity.  Building Blocks for Accreditation We unpack the overarching SETA process and unpack the 8 core criteria for accreditation, best practice and how to enter the market competitively. Understand the complexity of SETA expectations for full accreditation, i.e. beyond…
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Interventions for Education, Training and Development

Spanning vulnerable to profitable, markets are complicated tribes of beasts ever jostling and competing for prizes. From CHE, SETA or QCTO Accreditation to Development in Vulnerable Markets Spring means time to get fresh!!! Three great workshops, each committed to solving pain points in a development context. Check them out, sign up for more than one! …
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Building Blocks for Accreditation

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. Accreditation Building Blocks for Businesses  Cost: R950 We address…
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Two Vulnerable Markets Topics

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! Leonie Hall is a development…
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The Equity Policy Aim. A Misfire, Misfit or Missile? Workshop

The intentions of equity can be marred by a lack of pro-poor policy and uninformed processes diminishing meaningful outcomes.Vulnerability, Complexity and Being 'Equity' NEETMany organisations find opportunity and value in offering training to NEET youth to increase their employability and simultaneously achieve organisational equity targets.Is equity about 'evening the turf' or is it more loaded?Absorbing…
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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…
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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…
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28.6 Million internet users in South Africa, but how many find you?

Internet ranking and low cost competitive strategies has become big business. With over 15 million social media users in South Africa, how can education, training and development organisations compete and curate content to channel them? If Content is King and Creativity is Queen What's happening in your kingdom?! More than 40% of South African’s use…
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UNIQUE PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL SELLING YOUR #TRAINING

Are your training sales slow? Is your competition crushing you? Place your order for tailored promotional website content now! Content development for promotions is purposeful, strategic action attracting new markets, retaining clients and competing for market position. Ready to start? Look No Further You can have content within hours! A firm belief in education and…
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Attending the Vulnerable Markets Workshop

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…
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Looking for a competitive skills development market strategy?

People, Policy, Productivity and Profit Occupational training organisations must connect all 4 P's into their market strategy if they wish to remain relevant. SETA, QCTO or CHE Accredited but no new business? Does your organisation satisfy skills development for building firms of the future? It's time to redefine ETD market strategy to profoundly communicate value…
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Poverty Markets, NEETs and Development

Education and training organisations are uniquely positioned to address market shifts, opportunities and align with government policy to alleviate poverty conditions. Diverse interventions can address market challenges, particularly those facing youth not in employment or education (NEETs). Who is most affected by poverty? Problem: What can we do about training and career development to shift…
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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.  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? Consider…
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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!  FROM ACCREDITATION TO COMPETITION For the accredited to the not yet accredited. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGEMENT…
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SETA and QCTO Accreditation, Systems and Markets

Connecting a qualification selection to specific, reachable markets is essential for a new organisation. Organisations already accredited may be concerned if accreditation isn't showing them a return on investment. Is Accreditation Worth It? A qualification connects to a market. Are you experiencing a slump, you're not growing or have never been able to achieve market…
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Promoting Accredited Training

Internet ranking and low cost competitive strategies has become big business. With over 15 million social media users in South Africa, how can education, training and development organisations compete and curate content to channel them? Attracting or Boring Markets? Since starting a blog about education, training and economic development issues in 2010, I've learnt extensively…
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SETA Accreditation simplified for new ETD start-ups

Becoming an accredited education and training organisation is easier than being a successful one. If you can't get the accreditation process right, chances are high you will find the market place challenging. If you want to understand your specific business context and how to proceed with accreditation, I've found that intense 1-on-1 discussions allow clients…
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FAQ How to be market competitive if we’re only accredited for one qualification?

Accredited training organisations are increasingly facing new competitors who challenge their market dominance. Most clients are ones with long histories and successful trajectories that suddenly stopped paying off. Rethinking Qualification Accreditation Okay, to be honest, one qualification is not smart if you've been around for a bit. However, even if you are only accredited for…
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Is your business tapping into the Youth Market?

Diversified development interventions need to address the youth market and it's myriad problems. Do you know where the youth come from and how they feed into the labour market, looking for employment or education? Are they looking for you? From Child to Youth Many South African children live in households where only a mother is…
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I want to be accredited. Where do I begin?

Begin any Wednesday! The path starts with a CV if you're an individual a corporate profile if a registered business. It takes around 20 minutes to break down FIND YOUR PATH Book your time and send the relevant document ahead of your session. WEDNESDAYS ONLY!   Book your session below! Click on articles for free advice  about…
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Training Market Strategy and TVET Competition

Colleges, provinces and population dynamics. Which province has the least or most colleges and does it matter? What can we learn about market opportunities when data shapes the story? Gaps for youth and unemployed development? Compelling factors shaping why, how and who for education and training organisations.  COLLEGES, PROVINCES AND POPULATION DYNAMICS The table below…
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Education and Training. Business and Poverty.

Poverty increases as economic growth declines. Education and training organisations are uniquely placed to address market opportunities and align with government policy. UNDERSTANDING POVERTY MARKETS Who are most affected by poverty? Stats SA  reported that the following South Africans are most likely to struggle in poverty: children aged 17 years and younger black Africans females…
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