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Pandemic Preparedness

Unusual times mean learning from as wide a range of schools of thought as possible in order to formulate meaningfully layered policy. Need for inclusion Experts repeatedly warn we will never be 'back to normal' but leadership practices throughout the world lead the reputation for ignoring details. Poor professional judgement impacts on people who are…
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COVID-19 Smallholder and Communal Farmers Disaster Support

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development invites applications from small holder farmers/producers who are currently in production and preparing for winter crops. The main objective of this support is to complete the current production cycle in an effort to ensure adequate food production and supplies. The targeted beneficiaries are smallholder and communal…
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Stakeholder Capitalism

The WEF has published a white paper to help leaders formulate a strategic response to the COVID19 crisis. Check out my video! https://youtu.be/29pftC9IezU The WEF recommends adopting stakeholder capitalism as everyone within your organisation has a stake in sustainability. Engagement, inclusion and empowerment Don't alienate teams or ignore contributions to thought from outliers in your…
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HR Policy and COVID

Responsible employer actions are falling under the spotlight in this pandemic. Ready or freezing up? The four dimensions of employee well-being are central to employee experience and essential to an engaged and productive workforce during ordinary times. But in the time of COVID, the 4 dimensions - physical, emotional, financial and social, are even more…
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QMS Design or Customisation

We prepare concise documents from an overarching, strategic Quality Policy to an agile Review Mechanism Designing a QMS tailored to fit an organisations growth strategy to compete in markets is different to obtaining a free system for customisation. A Quality Management System must integrate with your business mission, vision and organisational objectives. A QMS is…
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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. SETA Strategy Features 1. Aligned Target Markets SETAs have a vested interest…
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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…
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10 NEET market composition facts

NEETs are people not in employment, nor in education and training. The statistics describing the NEET market composition can assist organisations with improving their strategies. NEET Market Facts 40.3%  about 15 million persons aged 15-64 years were NEET in South Africa in 2016 NEET rates are significantly higher for women than men across all the age…
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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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#QCTO non viable #accreditation

You think your problem is completing the accreditation application till you're accredited and not making money! Clients are often accredited entities unable to SELL what they became accredited for. As game strategist in education and economic development, I can help you  prevent or fix a 'nonviable accreditation.' Let's complete your quality cycle and prepare you…
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