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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 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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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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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 for 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 too. If you want to understand your specific business context and how to proceed with accreditation, I've found that intense 1-on-1 discussions…
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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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FAQ: SETA Accreditation Process

How does the SETA accreditation process work? Which SETA is the easiest one to be accredited by? As a strategist in education and training, I'm asked this question by both newbies and experts! It's important you become accredited with the SETA who's qualifications most closely connect with your market. Sometimes a context can appear confusing.…
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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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Moderating, Customising and Branding Accredited Training Content

Training material is your love-hate communication to participants and the professional training team using the content. If material doesn't carry your brand and the content fails to inspire, you have a problem!  TRAINING CONTENT AND MARKET MESSAGING Your content must reflect target market needs. Example: If NQF Level 3 content is purchased but the language…
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Every Wednesday! 20 Minutes with your worst questions

What does accreditation even mean?! What is required and why? Bring your questions and market bugs! Education and Training is a dynamic sector inspiring endless innovation and competition opportunities.  Chat to someone who has worked in education and economic development for two decades. From policy to praxis, let Leonie assist you. KEEPING UP?  Take a…
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Competitive Development Strategies

Are you directing an accredited education and training organisation or want to establish a unique brand aligned talent academy? No need to do it alone! Together we can shape an aggressive competitive growth and development strategy to mine talent. Sign up for power hour sessions. We schedule sessions according to your flow and establish clearly…
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4 Examples of SETA Accreditation Strategy

Are you a training organisation pursuing viable accreditation? Here's 4 strategy examples outlining and providing key information for SSETA, HWSETA, WRSETA, CHIETA, MQA and MERSETA accreditation. Strategic Approaches to Accreditation 1. SERVICES SETA http://7sundays.co.za/KeepClimbing/2016/07/03/becoming-services-seta-accredited/ 2. HW SETA http://7sundays.co.za/KeepClimbing/2016/07/03/do-you-want-health-and-welfare-seta-accreditation/ 3. CHIETA, MERSETA & MQA http://7sundays.co.za/KeepClimbing/2016/07/03/seta-accreditation-for-science-and-technical-fields/ 4. WR SETA http://7sundays.co.za/KeepClimbing/2016/07/03/become-accredited-with-wholesale-and-retail-seta/ NEED MORE? http://7sundays.co.za/synergy-services-growing-education-training-organisations/easiest-accreditation-process/ Book a consultation and…
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Creating and Customising Learning Content for Accreditation

Learning content must meet NQF standards and conform to Quality Council conventions. Sign up for seminars to learn more about accreditation evidence requirements.  Creating NQF Aligned Activities Curriculum developers have to ensure that learning experiences based on NQF qualifications and part-qualifications quantify learners ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge, attitudes and values that can be effectively…
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Education or Training Markets and Quality

The basics of how legislation defines and contextualizes 'Quality' in education and training. Quality can be complicated and is directly linked to business success or failure.  Education Training Quality Assurance Skills development in South Africa is underpinned by the need to address unemployment, poverty and economic growth. The use of skills development as an alternative revenue…
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Nuke Accreditation Pain Points Now

Competitive organisations offer more value to their markets once accredited. Struggling? SETA QCTO or CHE Accreditation 2-hour pain point seminars identify specific accreditation evidence requirements for: Programme Delivery & Market Expectations Designing, delivering and evaluating learning programmes for specific markets HR Policies How to present staff selection, appraisal and development Learner Policies  Setting up learner selection,…
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Establishing Profitable Education and Training Accredited Businesses

Attend seminars about encapsulating quality and profit in an effective education and training business system. Seminar One Seamless Quality Management Duration: 3 hours Time: 10 am - 1 pm This session covers all quality management system requirements for accreditation.  Learn: How to get started: Making the right decisions Develop the QMS yourself? Purchase and customise?…
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