Risk is a necessary part of growth, although risk management is often overlooked by small business managers. Strategic risk management is just as critical for a start-up, small or growing business as it is for a large, established one.
Note: This blog post was originally published on 20 April 2015, but has been updated for accuracy.
Many of our students don’t have easy access to affordable internet — and internet connection is essential for making the most of your studies. So to help you, we have put together some information that will help you find free Wi-Fi, or other internet connections, all across South Africa. You will be able to use it to download the Oxbridge Academy mobile app, visit our Student Portal, or even submit your assignments.
The media industry consists of a myriad of careers, and survival of the fittest is the name of the game. The careers look glamorous from the sidelines and yes, there are many perks, but it’s no easy task making it to the top. Graig-Lee Smith (28), knows this all too well. He has been down this road. Today, he hosts Kompas, a youth radio show on SABC’s RSG station, which boasts a listenership of roughly 1.9 – 2.5 million people.
Absorbing and understanding new information is a challenging, but worthwhile process. If you want to become a more effective learner, we have five practical tips to help you.
Are you interested in learning more about labour relations, communication, personnel training, and personnel management – but you aren’t exactly sure what jobs you’ll be able to apply for once you have completed your HR studies? Don’t worry; we have done the research for you.
What’s the difference between a regular PR officer and a successful PR officer? PR officers are responsible for managing the reputation of their clients and influencing public opinion through the media. Successful PR officers, however, go the extra mile and do the following eight things differently:
Being a community development worker is both a challenging and a rewarding job. It requires a lot of heart, and it is one of the few jobs that create real, immediate positive change in society. We’ve put together a list of questions to ask yourself before deciding to become a community development worker:
Imagine not being able to read these words. That you could not read safety warnings at work or help a child with grade 2 homework. Imagine being excluded from political involvement and not being able to make informed financial decisions. These are the realities of many illiterate people in the world. This is why literacy is a fundamental human right and an essential tool for community development.
Starting a business requires a lot of planning and number crunching. A budget can give you a bird’s-eye view of the short- and long-term financial strategy of the business.
Here are a few budgeting mistakes to avoid when starting your own business: