HUMAN RESOURCES COURSES

These courses are run by our sister company, NKR, specialists in outsourced HR.

 

SKILLS PROGRAMMES:

 

1. Human Resource Certificate Course - 10 modules

Designed to equip managers, supervisors, and HR Practitioners with the tools required for sound people management, from recruitment to performance management.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Strategic human resource management
  • People acquisition: Job analysis and design; recruitment and selection
  • People development: Induction; training and development; coaching; skills Development Act
  • Performance management and leadership
  • People dynamics: Motivation, productivity, and teamwork
  • Compensation and HR information systems
  • The legal context
  • Discipline and dismissal
  • Employee wellness – HIV/AIDS, alcohol, violence, harassment
  • Counselling skills

 

2. Leadership Programme - 12 modules

Covers the most critical aspects for the development of leadership qualities and skills in executives and managers, including problem-solving, stress management, and staff development.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Definition of leadership: Influence
  • Key to leadership: Priorities
  • Key ingredient of leadership: Integrity
  • The test: Creating positive change
  • Problem solving
  • Mind-set: Creative problem solving
  • Stress management
  • The right attitude

  • Developing people
  • The indispensable quality: Vision
  • The price tag: Self-discipline
  • Leadership: Staff development

 

SHORT COURSES – HALF DAY, FULL DAY, 2 DAY

 

1. Organisational And Individual Performance

Designed to introduce business owners, General Managers, and HR Managers to strategic planning and performance management, linking individual performance to organisational performance. 

COURSE OUTLINE:                  

  • Organisational performance: Vision; strategy; goals and objectives
  • The strategic planning process
  • Getting to a strategic plan
  • How to turn strategy into action
  • Individual performance: What is performance? Why bother? 
  • Establishing a culture of performance
  • An integrated performance management model
  • Linking individual performance to organisational performance
  • Planning; managing; reviewing; rewarding

 

2. Employment Equity

An explanation of the Employment Equity Act and the impact on Employment Equity on organisational culture. 

COURSE OUTLINE:                 

  • What is the purpose of Employment Equity?
  • Who must comply with the Employment Equity Act?
  • Key definitions
  • What are the duties of a designated employer?
  • Employment Equity committee duties and responsibilities
  • Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment and Employment Equity
  • Employment Equity Act Amendments

 

3. Performance Management

Designed to give business owners, General Managers, and HR Managers practical tools for employee performance management. 

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Creating comprehensive job profiles
  • Setting key performance areas
  • Compiling a balanced scorecard
  • Measuring performance
  • Linking performance to reward
  • Optimising performance

 

4. Diversity Training

An explanation of the importance of diversity awareness and the impact of employment equity and diversity on organisational culture.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Historical backdrop
  • What does the Law say?
  • Employment Equity versus Diversity
  • Attitudes and feelings
  • Perception and conditioning
  • Stereotyping
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Diversity versus culture
  • Company culture

 

5. Behaviour-based interviewing

Learn effective evaluation and interviewing techniques.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Legislation overview
  • Competency based evaluation and interviewing
  • The interview

 

6. Supervisory Skills

Learn how to drive work towards organisational objectives while supporting organisational values, differentiating between the need to manage the work from that of managing people, with keys skills for both areas.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Supervisory skills
  • Motivation
  • Productivity and teamwork
  • Conflict management
  • Poor performance
  • Effecting discipline

 

7. Employment Equity Committee – Awareness and Action

Learn about the purpose and duties of an Employment Equity Committee.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • What is the purpose of Employment Equity?
  • Who must comply with the Employment Equity Act?
  • Important definitions
  • What are the duties of a designated employer?
  • Employment Equity Act Amendments
  • Employment Equity Committee constitution
  • Employment Equity Committee duties and responsibilities

 

8. Skills Development

Learn to develop a Workplace Skills Plan in line with the Skills Development Act and Levies Act.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • The South African skills crisis
  • Legislative Framework
  • Skills Development stakeholders in South Africa
  • Employer’s responsibilities
  • Developing the Workplace Skills Plan