Skills Development Cost | Who holds the Purse?
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Why should companies continue to invest in upskilling their employees even in a time of crisis?
Join us for a healthy discussion around the premise that; human capital spend is one of the largest for most businesses, and the area that is fundamental to both its existence and sustainability.
Why is the associated skills development expenditure not viewed with the same lens?
- 1Training Cost: An expense or investment - A debate from the perspective of Finance and Operations.
- 2The delicate balance between the critical spend for business sustainability and people development.
- 3How online training makes learning more accessible (and equitable).
- 4Defining self-directed learning within the context of the workplace
Ian Smith | Finance Executive
Ian is an experienced Finance Manager CA(SA) working in the professional training, coaching & private education industry. Skilled in External Auditing, Internal Auditing, Financial Accounting, and Financial Audits.
He is a strong finance professional with an Honours focused on Accounting and Finance from the University of South Africa.
Sharon Benting | Education, Training and Development Executive
Sharon works in the field of Adult and Vocational Learning in South Africa. She is the Education, Training and Development Executive for OMNI HR Consulting, and has studied in the fields of Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices.
Her research interests include Development in Education, Training and Development, Contact Centre Operations and Project Management.
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