EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT TRAINING; IS SOUTH AFRICA GETTING IT RIGHT?

Various business schools, universities, and other educational institutions offer a wide variety of management courses; but are these training programmes adequately preparing managers for the professional market? Management training should encompass soft and technical skills, while building characteristics that encourage effective management and functional teams. How can this be achieved? Many people in a management position cannot further advance in […]

Assessment, Moderation & Evaluation Skills Programme

Assessment, Moderation & Evaluation Skills Programme

This programme is aimed at those candidates that are already involved in Learning a& Development (L&D) practices. A minimum of two years’ work experience in training is therefore recommended. The programme enables specialisation in the assessment & moderation role. The programme may also be taken as part of a full generalist qualification at NQF SAQA ID 50334. NQF Level 5: […]

Qualifications, Standards and Curricula Design & Development Practices Skills Programme

Qualifications, Standards and Curricula Design & Development Practices Skills Programme

This programme is aimed at those candidates that have a baseline competence in Learning & Development (L&D) practices. A minimum of two years’ work experience as an educator or trainer is therefore recommended. The programme enables specialisation in the Qualifications, Standards and Curricula Design and Development role. The programme is well suited to those tasked to design and develop NQF […]

Recognition of Prior Learning toward a Qualification in Learning and Development Practices

Recognition of Prior Learning toward a Qualification in Learning and Development Practices

Many Learning & Development (L&D) managers and practitioners have years of experience in conducting needs analyses, developing programmes and materials, training, conducting assessments, evaluating and managing learning programmes. If you fit this description, you will probably have acquired much of the competence required for a Certificate or Diploma in L&D Practices. You may therefore be eligible for Recognition of Prior […]

Staying Ahead

Staying Ahead

Unbelievable!  We are already half way through the year.  If 2020 has proved anything to us it is that we are a society who values connection and our ability to adapt is of vital importance. Our CEO, Mark Orpen, has long recognised the inevitable adjustments the Institute of People Development (IPD) needed to make to be relevant in the Fourth […]

Youth Month 2020

Youth Month 2020

Archbishop Desmond Tutu summed up the Zulu proverb Ubuntu as `the essence of being human’. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation.  It’s about our interconnectedness … Too frequently we think of ourselves as individuals, separated from one another.  Whereas in truth we are all connected and what we do affects […]