Skills Training

SACOB offers face to face skills training interventions focussing on developing very specific skills which, within a short period of time, can impact positively on an organisation’s culture, service delivery and bottom line. The training content can be customised to address specific requirements of the organisation and the sessions can be conducted onsite or offsite.

The training interventions can be done as:

  • Contact sessions varying from 2 to 5 days and facilitated by highly experienced and knowledgeable industry specialists.
  • Blended learning interventions consisting of contact sessions and an online session.
  • A customer specific total online learning intervention enabling the organisation to upskill more employees nationally or simultaneously without incurring expensive travel related costs.

SACOB Skills Training Interventions

Financial Skills

  • Finance for non-Financial Managers

    Introducing employees to the role of financial management and how organisations work with their finances. After completion of this course individuals should be able to interpret financial statements, manage working capital, conduct financial planning, implement various financial management techniques and make better business decisions. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge to their organisation’s business environment.

  • Operational Budgeting for Business Success

    Introducing employees to the role of budgets as the organisation’s plan for success and how they use budgets to drive performance to reach set goals within the organisation. After completion of this course employees should be able to interpret and compile a master budget, an operational budget - sales and production budgets (direct materials purchases budget, direct labour budget and direct factory overheads budget). Participants will be able to apply the knowledge to their own department and their organisation’s business environment.

  • Financial Literacy for the Small Business Owner

    Introducing individuals to the most important financial concepts, terms and skills that any small business owner should understand and apply in order to successfully run their business. After completion of this course individuals should be able to understand assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, accounting cycles, the bank statement, compile a budget, income statement, balance sheet and do financial analysis in order to make informed and effective business decisions.

  • Effective Credit Management

    Introducing employees to the critical role good customer focussed credit management can play in financing their daily business operations by improving cashflow, working capital needs and profitability. After completion of this course individuals should be able to enhance and improve on their current credit procedures, collection methods, telephone techniques, debtor’s book, DSO, cash flow forecasting, age analysis, complaints / query resolution techniques, customer visits and reporting. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge to their organisation’s business environment.

Governance and Administration

  • Training Board Members

    Training and development of new board members. After completion of this course individuals should have a good understanding of corporate governance, know the duties, responsibilities and liabilities of a director, common law and the powers of Directors, the Board as a team, accountability versus responsibility, Board dysfunction, director removal and delinquency, Ethics and connecting governance to risk. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge to their organisation’s business environment.

  • Contract Law in a Nutshell

    Introducing individuals to the role of contracts and how it can impact an organisation’s work and survival. After completion of this course individuals should be able to understand and apply the basics of contract law such as obligations, termination clauses, breach of contracts, remedies for breach of contracts as well as look at selected contracts in practice. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge to their organisation’s business environment.

People Skills

  • Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

    Introducing individuals to understand the importance and impact of cultural diversity on an organisation and how it needs to be managed. After completion of this course individuals should be able to understand diversity, stereotypes, South African Culture, the Organisation’s Strategic Objectives, discrimination, verbal and nonverbal communication and develop coping techniques. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge, skills and techniques to their personal and organisation’s business environment.

  • Diversity Management

    Introducing individuals to Diversity management as a process intended to form and maintain a work environment which is positive, where the similarities and differences of people are valued. After completion of this course individuals should be able to understand diversity, diversity at organisational level, the change management context, diversity skills, techniques and interaction. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge to their personal and organisation’s business environment.

  • Successfully Selecting People

    Introducing and equipping line managers at all levels to effectively execute the recruitment /selection process within their organisation. After completion of this course line managers should be able to match the right candidates to the skills required for the job, as well as giving managers a broader understanding of relevant recruitment legislation. Participants will be able to effectively apply the knowledge and techniques to meet their organisation’s requirements of appointing the most suitable person.

  • Performance Management

    Equipping line managers with the knowledge and skills to conduct performance appraisals and compile personal development plans for their staff. After completion of this course individuals should be able to effectively evaluate the performance of their staff against the agreed deliverables/outputs as well as to jointly draw up the development plans for their staff. Individuals will also be equipped to deal with underperforming staff. Participants will be able to readily apply the knowledge and skills to their business environment.

Computer Skills

  • MS Office Excel - Basic, Intermediate and Advance levels

    Practical training, from a basic level to an advanced level, introducing individuals to MS Office Excel 2013. After completion of this course individuals doing the basic level will be able to create and edit basic Microsoft excel worksheets and workbooks, those doing intermediate level will be able to apply visual elements and advanced formulas to a worksheet to display data in various formats and those doing the advance level will be able to automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate on worksheets with others and share Excel data with other applications. Participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills to their organisation’s business environment.

Need more information? Contact our Training Office at corporate@sacob.com


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