Soft Skills, Enterprise and Continuous Professional Development
CED offers a wide portfolio of short courses targeting industry and bigger organisations. Trainings are offered in fields of:
- Auditing: Forensic Audit
- Auditing: Practical Auditing
- Financial Management for non- Financial Managers
- Business Writing Skills for Office Professionals
- Skills for Executive Secretaries and PA’s
- Customer Care
- Telephone Courtesy
- Meeting Management
- Presentation Skills
- Professionalism in the Office
- Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
- Compensation Management
- Project Management (Basic Level)
- Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS)
- Supervisory Management
- Training of Trainers
- Managerial Leadership
All trainings can be delivered during the day or in the evening. Duration varies from eight to forty eight hours. Certificates are issued based on certain criteria such as attendance, completion or competence. Besides the standard training products, tailor made courses can be developed to address specific needs of our clients, which operate of the following sectors:
- Public sector
- Private sector
- Industrial sector
- Civil societies
If you need further training in a field not listed below, CED also offers to develop your individually customised courses, fitting 100% to your personal or organisational needs.
The SME DEVELOPMENT unit focuses on imparting relevant business management knowledge and skills to entrepreneurs in keeping with the institutional vision of educating leaders for the new economy. With the aim of ensuring the relevance and applicability of its courses, it emphasise the necessity of mentorship that forms an integral part of our training interventions. The results are positive and evident business progress resulting in growth is witnessed.
Various projects have been successfully completed through public private partnerships. Third-party-funding obtained from corporate organisations like Shell Namibia, Nedbank Namibia, Old Mutual Namibia and Rössing Uranium Limited has always been instrumental for business improvement. Below are some of the programmes we offer;
CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Responds to industry needs through tailor made accredited courses, to provide key skills to industry and the Namibian labour force in general. Our customer base consists of the public, private and the NGO sector. We adopt learning interventions to satisfy the specific needs of an industry request and teach through class room training interventions, practical learning at the workplace and mentorship. Below are some of the programmes we offer;
Course objectives: To broaden the perspective of new managers and supervisors, by providing knowledge, skills and techniques that will lead to more professional management, enhance the ability to make sound and informed decisions, increase the effectiveness of working with diversity in the workplace, and to foster awareness of economic, political and social factors affecting business management.
Target Group(s): Upcoming and practicing managers with a B-degree or similar qualification or individuals who have already been in a middle management position for 5 years that may not have a formal qualification or professionals from non-management disciplines wishing to gain exposure to managerial principles
Entry Requirements: Upcoming and practicing managers with a B-degree or similar qualification or individuals who have already been in a middle management position for 5 years that may not have a formal qualification or professionals from non-management disciplines wishing to gain exposure to managerial principles
Target Group Supervisors, team leaders and new managers are invited to enroll for this programme that will enhance their basic management and leadership skills.
Admission Requirements B-degree or equivalent or individuals who have already been in a middle management position for 5 years or have completed the Certificate in Supervisory Skills Development and have at least one year
TARGET AUDIENCE: More experienced business managers, graduates and specialists, qualified to complete this course at NQF level 7.
Candidates may be admitted to this programme, if they have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 from a recognised institution, worth at least NQF 360 credits. In addition applicants must have at least two years relevant managerial experience in the public and/or private sector, or equal relevant setting might be considered at the discretion of the Departmentand/or Faculty.
Candidates who do not meet the above admission criteria but with at least 5 years managerial experience as well as recognition of prior learning may be considered on a case by case at the discretion of the Faculty.
Contact Person: Sara Shigwedha
Contact Person: Adri Smith
Contact Person: Helena Ilovu