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Previously Disadvantaged Individual Scholarships

 

CBM Training, a South African leader in the supply of short duration training courses,  awards two scholarships annually which are aimed at developing Previously Disadvantaged Individuals (PDI). Each PDI Scholarship consists of a suite of accredited corporate development training courses that equip the successful candidates with real business skills, making them more effective and promotable within their organisations. We offer a Management and a Secretarial scholarship, which are each valued at more than R 25, 000 Excluding VAT.

 

Our Previously Disadvantaged Individual Scholarship applications for 2019 are NOW CLOSED.

Management Scholarship

CBM Training’s Management Scholarship consists of a suite of managerial development training courses and is offered to one Previously Disadvantaged Individual per year. The Managerial Scholarship consists of 5 short duration management accredited training courses that will run during the course of 2019. They will empower the successful candidate with the necessary practical business and managerial skills to assist with their advancement in their profession. The courses in our Managerial Scholarship have been carefully selected to provide the maximum benefit to new or up and coming managers.

Application criteria for the Management Scholarship are as follows:

  • That the applicant is from a previously disadvantaged group.
  • That they have been in full-time employment with their current company for a minimum of one year.
  • The applicant is currently in a management position or is being groomed for a management position.

The Suite of Managerial Development Courses are:

  1. Master the Art of Negotiation Skills
  2. Rapid Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills
  3. Effective People Management Skills
  4. Highly Effective Team Leadership using Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  5. Key Management Skills for Effective Managers

Secretarial Scholarship

The Secretarial Scholarship consists of a suite of secretarial development training courses and is offered to one Previously Disadvantaged Individual per year. The Secretarial Scholarship consists of 5 short duration accredited training courses that will run during the course of 2019. They will empower the successful candidate with the necessary practical administrative and secretarial skills to assist with their advancement in their profession. The courses in our Secretarial Scholarship have been carefully selected to provide the maximum benefit to administrators and secretaries.

Application criteria for the Secretarial Scholarship are as follows:

  • That the applicant is from a previously disadvantaged group.
  • That they have been in full-time employment with their current company for a minimum of one year.
  • Candidates must be currently working in a secretarial or administrative profession.

The Suite of Secretarial Development Courses are:

  1. Understanding Finance, Accounts and Budgets for Secretaries and PAs
  2. Time Management Skills to Maximise Productivity
  3. Event Management for Secretaries and Office Professionals
  4. A Secretaries’ Guide to Meetings and Minute Taking
  5. The Professional Office Manager – Responsibilities, Skills and Techniques

What do the PDI Scholarships include?

Both CBM Training scholarships include the course costs, assessment and moderation costs (portfolios of evidence and 2 assessment opportunities), lunches on the day (Please Note: an extra charge of R250 Excluding VAT per day will be made on all Kosher, Halaal, Vegetarian or Vegan meals), full course documentation and certificates of attendance. Candidates will be responsible for their own travel to the course venue and arranging their leave with their company.

Deadline to Apply and Announcement of the Scholarship Winner:

The closing date for applications is midnight 30 September 2018. The top 5 candidates for each scholarship will be short-listed and contacted by 19 October 2018. Short-listed candidates will enter the final round where they will be required to complete a questionnaire and motivate why they should be awarded a PDI Scholarship. The winner of each Scholarship (Management and Secretarial) will be announced via email and on the CBM Training Facebook page by 19 November 2018.

 

For any questions about our 2019 PDI Scholarships, please email scholarships@cbm-training.co.za or phone us on (011) 454 5505.