BLOG Uncategorized

Facilitator Training

Facilitator Training vs. Facilitator course..what’s the difference? Training and facilitating course are two different activities. They require some of the same skills, and some different skills. A Facilitator Training is often a content expert, while a facilitator is a process expert. A trainer uses lecture, conducts demonstrations, supervises skill practice, and corrects the learners’ mistakes. A meeting facilitator leads discussions and helps participants learn from their own experiences and shared information. The trainer might lead a discussion about course content; a facilitator will focus more on the process of a…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

Project managers are natural problem-solvers. They set the plan and guide teammates, and manage changes, risks, and stakeholders. Project Management has emerged in the business world as one of the most popular career fields in the twenty-first century. It encompasses and touches every facet and business unit of the organisation from human resources to finance and information technology. Having a project management qualification enables individuals to easily switch careers. The project management framework cuts across all disciplines while the tools and techniques required to manage projects remain the same. Some…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

Budgeting for and pricing training services

These pointers are suggested in budgeting for and pricing training services: Budget for training at the start of the fiscal year, averaging 10 percent of gross sales. See training as an investment (short term and long term), not to be short-changed. Every size of business needs training. The company that makes the small investment on the front end (training) saves higher costs. Research shows that training investments foregone are multiplied six-fold in opportunity costs each year that action is put off. (This is another of my trademarked concepts, known as…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

Benefits training evaluation surveys deliver

Benefits training evaluation surveys deliver 1) Increase your employees’ ability to retain more knowledge: If there are training courses that you frequently send new company employees on, you’ll want them and your business to gain as much value as possible. Creating a quiz is a great way to test employees on what they learnt, they’ll also be more likely to revisit their course materials if you run regular quizzes which in turn helps them to retain more knowledge. This also helps encourage employees to think about how they can apply…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

SETA Accredited Training Provide

Requirements to become a SETA Accredited Training Provider: The document Criteria and Guidelines to become a SETA Accredited Training Provider sets out the requirements for accreditation. The programmes (and/or assessments) offered by the education and training provider must culminate in unit standards and/or qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The curriculum (design, content and learning materials) is aligned to the unit standards and/or qualifications. There are suitably qualified staff (facilitators and registered assessors). The learners have access to adequate learning support services. The assessment methods and tools used to measure the requirements for the unit standard and/or qualification are fair, valid…

Read More
BLOG

Things to keep in mind when choosing a training provider

Things to keep in mind when choosing a training provider 1. Find a reputable partner When you’re evaluating training providers, take the time to investigate their reputation in the market. Ask each provider you are considering for some reference sites, and be sure to contact them to find out about their experiences. This will take five minutes of your time, but may save you thousands in training costs. READ MORE 5 tips for successful ERP projects An agile learning environment Does your online training need an upgrade? Sage VIP  …

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

External training providers and courses

External training providers and courses If your staff need formal training (e.g. for work that requires a licence or certificate), but you don’t have the time or resources to offer the training yourself, you may consider using an external training provider. External training should be run through a registered training organisation. Training is typically at the organisation’s premises in a classroom setting. You can also hire external training providers to conduct in-house training at your business, or offer your staff online training through an external organisation. External training includes: ‘open’…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

Product management training providers

If you’ve ever asked yourself the question as to whether you’re any good at your job then I’m sure the answer would be ‘yes’. But a second question ‘Are you as good as you could be?’ is likely to give a different answer. We all feel we could learn more and be better at certain aspects of our job. No one is perfect (even my wife tells me that). The product management and product marketing roles are at the center of any company with products. And when we do our job…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

How Skill Sets Work

What Is a Skill Set? A skill set is the combination of knowledge, personal qualities, and abilities that you’ve developed through your life and work. It typically combines two types of skills: soft skills and hard skills. Soft skills are interpersonal or people skills. They are somewhat difficult to quantify and relate to someone’s personality and ability to work with others. This in-demand skill set includes good communication, listening, attention to detail, critical thinking, empathy, and conflict resolution abilities, among other skills. Hard skills are quantifiable and teachable. They include the specific…

Read More
BLOG Uncategorized

Importance of Website

Having a website and online presence strategy allows you to market your business online. A website is also important because it helps to establish credibility as a business. Websites usually provide a map and directions to the company’s shops or offices for visitors to find their location easily.  Another important thing is that you have the scope to represent your customers, why they should trust you and the testimonials and facts to back up those opportunities by building a website. Nowadays, people are busy and also smart. They have no…

Read More