What is Project Management? Everything you need to know

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What is project management? Project management involves overseeing the opening, planning, implementing, and closing stages of tasks done by a team with the intention of successfully completing specific goals in a specific time frame. The project management process Project management is centrally focused around achieving goals within a process. As a project manager, one needs […]

Tips from entrepreneurs for big business growth

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As a startup company or an entrepreneur you can’t go into business blind. The following business tips from entrepreneurs will give you guidelines on how to run a successful small business. You need passion, an original product, motivation to excel and most of all, a desire to disrupt the current status quo of marketplace. Business […]

Advice for successful project managers

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Successful project managers know how to be a jack of all trades, all the time. You need to develop strong business acumen, outstanding leadership/mentorship skills and a level head that can plan, control, execute and mitigate risk all at the same time, on a daily basis. If you are just starting out as a project […]

9 ways to boost productivity that will make you a better teammate

Team Productivity

Employee performance is the foundation your businesses success is based upon. It’s a tricky task to keep a large and small scale staff compliment happy at all times. A happy employee is a productive employee. We would all love to work from home and own our destinies, however, the nature of traditional businesses demand that […]

5 ways to improve business efficiency

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The lifeblood of any efficient company depends on the way the business is run, not just from a top level management perspective, but filtering through, all the way down to the baseline employees. The following suggestions to improve company operations will provide you with top tips to improve business efficiency in the workplace. Your business […]

Grow your skillset: become a master in delegation

Diversity in the workplace

While operations managers have a long list of important responsibilities necessary for the successful optimisation of business operations. There’s one crucial responsibility! That of delegating work and responsibilities appropriately between team members for effective operations management. Therefore we’ve developed a set of useful tips and techniques you can apply immediately within your role as an […]

Leadership styles: Four common types in business

Did you know there are four types of leadership styles? Often, a leader doesn’t just adopt one of these styles, but all four are present in their methods of management. And, did you know that their style changes based on a number of factors? That’s right; leaders are a little more calculated than one might […]

Do you have these important leadership qualities?

Perhaps you’re interested in pursuing a career in leadership, or maybe you haven’t yet given it a thought. Either way, establishing whether or not you possess these critical leadership qualities may just validate your decision to enter into the field. It may only just spark a light bulb moment that a career in leadership may, […]

The ins and outs of leadership

How does a leader look at the world, and why is it so important that leaders conduct themselves thoughtfully in business? Our own Dr Charl Coetzer, expert faculty member on the USB-ED leadership course immediately sprang to mind, and why not? Charl is an industrial psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa […]