|07:00 – 08:00||Breakfast and Registration|
|08:00 – 08:30||Opening remarks, |
The Future of Work
|Mr Claude Phiri|
|08:30 – 09:30||Are universities and other tertiary institutions offering relevant curricula to meet contemporary work skills needs?||Prof Daniel Mashao|
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
University of Johannesburg
|09:30 – 10:30||What impact do advances in technology, artificial intelligence and the 4th industrial revolution have on the design of jobs and organisations?||Dr Kgabo Badimo,|
Badimo Group Consulting.
|10:30 – 11:00|
|11:00 – 12:00|
Are training and development practitioners and human resource experts, in general, doing enough to help prepare employees for the changes?
Dr Jerry Gule,
Institute of People Management (IPM), SA
|12:00 – 13:00|
What are some of the systemic and other impediments to graduates going into self-employment?
|Mr Chris Meintjes,|
Activate! Leadership for Public Innovation,
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 15:00||Some lessons from Botswana|
Mr Meshack Tafa
Deputy CEO and COO
Human Resource Development Council
15:00 – 16:00
|How can SMMEs respond and prepare themselves for the inevitable changes?||Ms Matebane|
Founder and CEO
Day 2 – Wednesday 5th June
|07:00 – 08:00||Breakfast|
|08:00 – 08:30||Housekeeping and recap||Convenor|
|08:30 – 10:00||Break-up sessions||Per the attached list|
|10:00 – 10:30||Report back – Break-up Session I||Selected delegate|
|10:30 – 11:00||Refreshments|
|11:00 – 11:30||Report back – Break-up Session II||Selected delegate|
|11:30 – 12:00||Report back – Break-up Session III||Selected delegate|
|12:00 – 12:30||Report back – Break-up Session IV||Selected delegate|
|12:30 – 13:00||Report back – Break-up Session V||Selected delegate|
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 14:15||Symposium communique||To be advised|
|14:15 – 14:30||Closing remarks||To be advised|
|14:30 – 17:30||Outdoor history study tour|
|18:30 – 20:30||Networking cocktail|
In the light of the ever-increasing rate of unemployment (including graduate unemployment) in most economies, how can curricula be enhanced to make room for those who either will not or cannot find a job after graduating?
How can training and development practitioners help prepare employees for the resultant changes that are inevitable?
|Ms Matebane / |
What can be done to help graduating students create their own work and employ others, too?
Alternatives to the conventional ways of training youth for leadership.
How can organisations adapt to the inevitable changes?