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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…

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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…

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Thinking About Starting a Guest House Business?

Thinking About Starting a Guest House Business? Much like bed and breakfasts, guest houses are a type of accommodation that is often in a private residence. Many provide breakfast and amenities such as tea and coffee, making them semi-catered. Unlike fully catered accommodation such as hotels, and completely self-catered accommodation such as villas, apartments and aparthotels, guest houses provide a bit of home comfort, while still offering some degree of privacy. Many property owners who think about starting a guest house business have adequate space on their property – often a…

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EMAIL CYBER SECURITY: EMAIL TYPES & STRUCTURES

“ATTENTION! The only method of recovering your files is to purchase a decrypt tool and unique key… Please note that you will never restore your data without payment.” This is part of a typical message following a ransomware attack. You may think that you don’t have to worry about these types of cyberattacks. But it only takes one wrong click or one compromised password to become a victim of cybercrime and have a major business problem. The best way to increase your protection and reduce the risk of having your…

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SETA Accreditation Requirements

SETA Accreditation Requirements The general requirements for SETA accreditation are the following: The training provider must be properly registered in terms of applicable legislation. The training provider must have a Quality Management System (QMS) in place.  In its application guidelines, FASSET defines a QMS as “the combination of processes used to ensure that the degree of excellence specified is achieved.” A QMS consists of the policies and procedures that determine how the training provider ensures the quality of its training. The training material must be aligned with the unit standards…

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT ONLINE SHORT COURSE

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…

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Importance of the SDF course

TrainYouCan Accredited Training Network offer the SDF course also known as the Skills Development Facilitator Course both online through elearning and classroom sessions. For pricing and bookings please visit www.coursesdirect.co.za or read the full course detail of the SDF course here. What Is A Skills Development Facilitator? Firstly, what exactly is a Skills Development Facilitator (SDF)? An SDF is an individual who works to ensure that your company’s Workplace Skills Plan/Implementation Report is developed and implemented, while also serving as a liaison between you and your SETA. SDF’s who study…

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Training of Employees

Training of Employees As technology advances and workplace methods and strategies improve, there comes a need for employers and employees to align with these changes in terms of knowledge, skills, values and abilities. One of the best ways to enhance knowledge and skills is through training. Getting employees exposed to relevant and consistent training can help companies improve performance and increase results in the workplace. In this article, we explain the importance of training employees and provide a list of potential benefits. What is the importance of employee training? Training…

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Assessors online course

Assessors online course PURPOSE OF THE ASSESSORS ONLINE COURSE This generic assessor unit standard is for those who assess people for their achievement of learning outcomes in terms of specified criteria using pre-designed assessment instruments. The outcomes and criteria may be defined in a range of documents including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards, curriculum statements and qualifications. Those who achieve this unit standard will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise. This unit standard will contribute towards the achievement of a…

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115753 Conduct outcomes-based assessment

Why the Assessors Course? Assessors are the glue which holds the learner and the end-result together.  Continued professional development is important in order to improve the skills and knowledge that you have. They evaluate the skills and competencies demonstrated and provided by the learner and directly engage in providing constructive feedback by means of support and remediation to ensure the learner understands what it takes to reach the desired learning outcome. They are great decision-makers and judges and are intuitively built and trained to ensure and see to it that…

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