Team effectiveness training

Training

Training offered

We offer various forms of training which are both technical and non-technical.

Brief explanation of courses

  • Modules

    All our courses are run over at least 4 modules so that the participants may receive the information is manageable sizes for maximised retention.

  • Examination

    There is an examination after each session with a required pass mark of 80%. Those who do not pass the examination will be given 2 additional opportunities over weekends to obtain the pass mark. We may change the examination questions with each sitting. If there are additional sittings required (over and above the 3 mentioned), then an additional charge would be applicable.

  • Accreditation

    Our training does not carry any SAQA accreditation, but is geared towards practical training rather than leaving this solely to the participants’ supervisors who have other competing priorities.

  • Certification

    Once the participant has passed the examination, they will be awarded a certificate for that module only. Once the participant has passed all the modules for the course (at least 4 modules per course) then they will be awarded a certificate for the course.

  • Assessment

    We assess practical application of learning from previous modules. The intention is to ensure that the course adds value to the organisation and does not become a compliance exercise. The assessment is done as follows:

    An examination is run at the beginning of each module (not applicable to the first module) based on what covered in the previous modules.

    We also request feedback from the participant’s immediate supervisor via a short (online) questionnaire.

Technical courses

  • Supply chain management

    Public sector supply chain management (MFMA and PFMA aligned)

  • Workshops

    Public sector performance information workshops

  • Internal controls training

    Importance of internal controls, segregation of duties, authorisations, system and manual controls, policy and procedure documents, updates and new staff induction.

Non-technical training courses

  • Strategic thinking and implementation

    for senior leaders

  • Report-writing

    For clear, short reports that anticipate needs of the intended reader and facilitate busines continuity and archiving.

  • Public Speaking and presentations

    Slideshows, time management, voice, customisation for audience, questions and captivating the interest of the audiece.

  • Performance Management

    Upfront expectations clarity and confirmation, courage and methods to give unpleasant feedback, giving balanced feedback, understanding your people and their personalities, facilitating improved performance, frequency and manner of performance feedback.

  • Project Management

    Stakeholder management, key decision points, key milestones, monitoring tools, updates, delegation and work allocation, contingency planning, resource management (money, people, time, perception).

  • Financial and budget management

    Budgeting rationale, budget setting, budget monitoring, personal financial management, variance calculations and reporting.

  • New staff on-boarding/ induction

    reading material, logistics, coaching, information (eg. Key policies and role responsibilities)

  • Time Management

    different models and philosophies, prioritisation, delegation, scheduling, staying on track, time management tools