Date Topic Description
January/February 2020

Labour Relations and Labour Law

Fasset held a full day for its stakeholders countrywide. The workshop focused - Introduction to Labour Legislation
- Labour Relations Act
- Basic Conditions of Employment Act
- Employment Equity Act
- Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act and Unemployment Insurance Fund

March 2020

Budget and Tax

Fasset’s half day workshop was held for the Budget & Tax 2019/20 financial year nationally. The workshop aimed at ensuring that firms attending are updated on Tax highlights in the industry along with changes in legislation; before the financial year end.



Date Topic Description
November 2020

Risk Management

Fasset held a full-day work for its stakeholders countrywide. The workshop focused on the importance and skills required to implement risk management effectively in your organisation or through consultancy services to clients

August / September 2019

Fasset’s full day workshop on Business Communication and Report Writing was held countrywide in August and September 2019. The workshop was aimed at empowering delegates to write business reports within an organisation. Knowing how to correctly structure and professionally compile a report, as well as self-evaluate one’s own writing are essential skills that all employees.



Date Topic Description
March 2018

Budget & Tax Update
Budget & Tax Update Presentation

Fasset’s half day workshop was held for the Budget & Tax 2017/18 financial year nationally. The workshop aimed at ensuring that firms attending are updated on Tax highlights in the industry along with changes in legislation; before the financial year end.

November 2017

Fasset Incentives Event

NSFAS Form
2017/18 Bursary Grant Guidelines
2017/18 Learner Employment Grant Requirements
2017/18 Learner Employment Grant Requirements
2017/18 Non PIVOTAL Learner Employment Grant Requirements
Discretionary_Grants

Fasset’s half day workshop was on Fasset Incentives for 2018 / 19 financial year held in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. The workshop aimed ensuring that firms enjoy the benefits of being a member of the Seta by sharing information on the 2018 / 19 incentives with the Skills Development Facilitators.

January 2017

Time and Stress Management

Article Stress and TIme Management
Fasset Time Management Competency Assessment Final
Fasset Time Management Competency Assessment Model Answers Final

Fasset’s full day workshop on Time and Stress Management was be held countrywide in January 2017. The workshop was focusing on sharing practical information and tools that individuals will be able to apply in order to manage their stress more effectively and not on providing masses of theoretical information on the topic.



Date Topic Description
March 2018

Budget & Tax Update
Budget & Tax Update Presentation

Fasset’s half day workshop was held for the Budget & Tax 2017/18 financial year nationally. The workshop aimed at ensuring that firms attending are updated on Tax highlights in the industry along with changes in legislation; before the financial year end.

November 2017

Fasset Incentives Event

NSFAS Form
2017/18 Bursary Grant Guidelines
2017/18 Learner Employment Grant Requirements
2017/18 Learner Employment Grant Requirements
2017/18 Non PIVOTAL Learner Employment Grant Requirements
Discretionary_Grants

Fasset’s half day workshop was on Fasset Incentives for 2018 / 19 financial year held in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. The workshop aimed ensuring that firms enjoy the benefits of being a member of the Seta by sharing information on the 2018 / 19 incentives with the Skills Development Facilitators.

January 2017

Time and Stress Management

Article Stress and TIme Management
Fasset Time Management Competency Assessment Final
Fasset Time Management Competency Assessment Model Answers Final

Fasset’s full day workshop on Time and Stress Management was be held countrywide in January 2017. The workshop was focusing on sharing practical information and tools that individuals will be able to apply in order to manage their stress more effectively and not on providing masses of theoretical information on the topic.



Date Topic Description
2017
March

Budget and Tax materials

2017-2018 Fasset Tax Guide
2017 Budget and Tax Handbook
2017 Budget and Tax Slides

Fasset’s half-day Budget and Tax Update seminar will focus on being practical and relevant, discussing new and pending legislation and covering some of the key areas announced in the 2017 Budget Speech, exploring their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses

2016
November

Business Writing and Presentation Skills

Business Writing and Presentation Skills Handbook 2016
Business Writing and Presentation Skills Article
Business Writing and Presentation Skills Assessment Q&A's

Fasset two day workshop on Business Writing and Presentation Skills was held in November and December 2016. The workshop provided delegates with the information and tools required to develop their business writing and presentation skills. It was dealing with typical problem areas of grammar, i.e. vocabulary, tenses, punctuation, concord, active and passive voice, as well as introducing delegates to mind-mapping, document planning, drafting and editing. The Presentation Skills component of the workshop covered element like analysing the audience, structure of the presentation and use of visual aids.

August

Compliance with Changes in Legislation 2016 Update

Compliance Training Handbook 2016
Fasset legislative update 2016
LL21 Compliance self test questions answers 2016

Compliance with Changes in Legislation 2016 Update – Webinar

Compliance Training Handbook 2016.pdf
Fasset legislative update 2016.pdf
FassetLegalUpdate2016.wmv

Fasset is hosting half day seminars on Compliance with Changes in Legislation 2016 Update countrywide in August to September. It facilitates an intermediate understanding of Complying with Changes in Legislation as well as a high-level overview of the existing legislation.

June Enterprise Development Workshops Presentation

Enterprise Development Workshops were held from 06 June 2016 to 10 June 2016 in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Polokwane and Port Elizabeth. The sessions were held as part of the #LastingLegacy strategy to capacitate emerging Black providers and increase their participation in Fasset procurement.

April

Budget and Tax Update – Webinars

Part 1

Part 2

Fasset’s half-day Budget and Tax Update webinar focused on being practical and relevant, discussing new and pending legislation and covering some of the key areas announced in the 2016 Budget Speech, examining their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses.

March Budget and Tax Update: 2016

Fasset 2016 Budget and Tax Handbook Final for Fasset.docx 

Budget and Tax Tax Guide

Fasset’s half-day Budget and Tax Update seminar will focus on being practical and relevant, discussing new and pending legislation and covering some of the key areas announced in the 2016 Budget Speech, examining their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses.



Date Topic Description
2016
March Budget and Tax Update: 2016 

Fasset’s half-day Budget and Tax Update seminar will focus on being practical and relevant, discussing new and pending legislation and covering some of the key areas announced in the 2016 Budget Speech, examining their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses.

2015
November Fasset Incentives Event 

Fasset Incentive workshop was held in November 2015. The workshop was held to empower Skills Development Facilitators (SDF) about benefits of being a member of the Seta. Information on Fasset strategy, which is in line with the 2012 funding regulations as well as the White Paper for Post-School Education and Training was shared with SDF.

October Ethic, Risk, Governance and Fraud 

Fasset’s full day seminar on Ethic, Risk, Governance and Fraud was held countrywide in November 2015. Seminar covered the subject principles and provide practical tips, ensuring an intermediate level understanding of Ethics, Risk, Governance and Fraud.

The aim of the seminar was to equip delegates with the working knowledge of Ethics in order to be able to identify, understand, plan, establish and monitor those key areas in your business that will assist in building the right Governance structures that support your Risk Management efforts, whilst entrenching an ethical culture to enable you to proactively identify Fraud and mitigate the prevalence thereof.

October Fundamental Project Management  Fasset’s full day workshop on Fundamental Project Management was held in October 2015. Delegates learned how to conduct a feasibility study, how to plan a project, how to compile a work breakdown structure and use different techniques to plan and manage a project. The aim of training was to provide knowledge of the fundamentals of Project Management.
September Labour Legislation Update  Fasset half-day seminar on Labour Legislation Update was held in September 2015. The seminar was pertinent, looked at relevant practical aspects of Labour Law that may affect members of the Fasset sector. The presentation identified features of recent developments that are specifically relevant to small and medium-sized practitioners, middle managers, team leaders, supervisors and union representatives.
September Labour Legislation Update  Fasset half-day seminar on Labour Legislation Update was held in September 2015. The seminar was pertinent, looked at relevant practical aspects of Labour Law that may affect members of the Fasset sector. The presentation identified features of recent developments that are specifically relevant to small and medium-sized practitioners, middle managers, team leaders, supervisors and union representatives.
August Effective Client Services  Fasset full-day workshop on Effective Client Services was held in August 2015. The workshop was focusing on understand the importance of and skills to better implement Effective Client Service processes. Delegates attended the workshop were provided with information on a broad range of Effective Client Service skills and will cover the following topics and new developments:
July Compliance with Changes in Legislation  Fasset hosted a half day seminar on Compliance with Changes in Legislation 2015 Update countrywide in July 2015. It facilitates an intermediate understanding of Complying with Changes in Legislation as well as a high-level overview of the existing legislation.
June Time and Stress Management  Fasset full-day workshop on Time and Stress Management was held in June 2015. The workshop focus was sharing practical information and tools applicable to managing stress more effectively and not on providing masses of theoretical information on the topic.
May Management and Leadership Skills  Fasset full-day workshop on Management and Leadership Skills was held in May 2015. This workshop aimed to build capacity for Fasset stakeholders and ensure an intermediate level of understanding of management and leadership.
April Influencing and Negotiating Skills  Fasset full-day workshop on Influencing and Negotiation Skills was held in April. This workshop defined negotiation and influence; and focused on the basic types and phases of negotiation, as well as the skills one need to become an effective negotiator.
March Budget and Tax Update  Fasset’s half-day Budget and Tax Update seminar focused on being practical and relevant, discussing new and pending legislation and covering some of the key areas announced in the 2015 Budget Speech, examining their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses.
February Office Etiquette  The workshop aimed helping employees understand the importance of conducting themselves professionally in the workplace and introduces basic tools that employees can use to help them achieve and maintain a professional conduct in the workplace.


Date Topic Description
2014
November Emotional Intelligence, Personal Growth and Self-esteem  Fasset's full day workshop on Emotional Intelligence and Personal Growth was held countrywide in November. The workshop focused in accepting that an organisation cannot grow and flourish without a systemic understanding of the system and its environment, solid strategic leadership, and day-to-day management.
November Fasset Incentives  To ensure that firms enjoy the benefits from being a member of the Seta, Fasset hosted an event for the sector to communicate the 2015/2016 incentives and strategy. This strategy is in line with the 2012 funding regulations as well as the White Paper for Post-School Education and Training.
October Ethics, Fraud, Governance and Risk  Fasset’s full day workshop on Ethics, Fraud, Governance and Risk was held countrywide in October 2014. The aim of the workshop was to equip delegates with an intermediate working knowledge of ethics, risk, governance, fraud management and anti-corruption compliance in order to assist in steering their businesses on the road to becoming responsible corporate citizens.
September Compliance with Changes in Legislation 2014 Update  Fasset’s half day seminar on Compliance with Changes in Legislation 2014 Update was held countrywide in September 2014. The seminar facilitated an intermediate understanding of Complying with Changes in Legislation as well as a high-level overview of the existing legislation. In this industry, it is important to keep up to date with the key legislation and new developments. Gaining knowledge in this arena was made simple in a half-day training programme.
August Business Writing and Presentation Skills  Fasset’s two-day Business Writing and Presentation Skills workshop was held countrywide in August 2014, and provided delegates with the information and tools required to develop their business writing and presentation skills. The programme covered typical problem areas of grammar, i.e. vocabulary, tenses, punctuation, concord, active and passive voice, as well as introducing delegates to mind-mapping, document planning, drafting and editing. The Presentation Skills component of the course also covered audience analysis, structure of the presentation, use of visual aids and presentation tips.
July Tax Administration Act,28 of 2011  Fasset's half day seminar on the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 was held countrywide in July 2014 and covered all relevant aspects of this act. The seminar informed tax practitioners, auditors, accountants, bookkeepers and learners about all their duties, liabilities and responsibilities in terms of Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011.
June Time and Stress Management  Time and Stress Management full day workshop was held countrywide in June 2014. It provided delegates with the information and tolls required to ensure a work-life balance. The course focused on sharing practical information and tolls to apply in order to manage stress more effectively.
May Developing and Implementing Strategy  Developing and Implementing Strategy workshop was a full-day session. The workshop was providing delegates with information and tools required to develop and implement an applicable strategy to grow a business. It was designed to provide insight into how a business should consider and choose their strategic approach and how to implement the action plan so that the business progresses according to the plan.
April Fasset Incentive Update  It has been more than a year since the December 2012 funding regulations to the Skills Development Act were released by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). To ensure that firms enjoy the benefits from being a member of the Seta, Fasset hosted and facilitated the event for the sector to communicate the Fasset 2014/2015 Fasset incentives and strategy.
April Performance Management  This Performance Management workshop was a half-day session. The purpose for this workshop was to introduce delegates to performance management and how it can be utilized to create a work environment in which management and staff can perform to the best of their ability. The workshop was intended to people working in a variety of workplace context in which they are required to get people to work together and support one another to achieve shares aims.
March and April  Budget and Tax Update  For the eleventh successful year, Fasset’s held half-day Budget and Tax Update seminar countrywide in March and April 2014. The seminar covered relevant and appropriate aspects of the Minister of Finance’s Budget Speech as well as some amendments to tax legislation and practice during the last financial year, offering delegates a unique opportunity to update stakeholders with the latest developments.

The seminar focused on being practical and relevant, discussing new and pending legislation and covering some of the key areas announced in the 2014 Budget Speech, examining their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses.
February  Office Etiquette  This seminar was a concentrated review of various aspects of office etiquette in organisations, team and in individuals. Aspects covered included understanding office etiquette in the modern organisation, learning the conventional rules of office etiquette, understanding what professional office relations are made up of, dealing effectively with elements of office etiquette such as introductions, handshakes, office attire, meetings, netiquette, e-mail etiquette, confidentiality, ethics at work, communicating professionally at the office, dealing with difficult people at work and other trends if office etiquette.


Date Topic Description
2013
November  Conflict Management  This workshop was a dynamic session where employees at all levels in the organization had an opportunity to gain insight into conflict management as an interpersonal skill. Employees experienced this workshop as a mind-opener in handling conflict more effectively with success in mind. Participants were provided with knowledge as well as practical guidelines and tips.
November  SDF Strategy Implementation  In December 2012 funding regulations to the Skills Development Act were released by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). To ensure that firms enjoy the benefits from being a member of the Seta, Fasset hosted the event for the sector to communicate the Fasset 2014/2015 strategy. The Mandatory Grant 2014/2015 format was explained.

October

Mentoring and Coaching

This material will help you to gain skills and knowledge that will enable you to effectively mentor and coach others.

September

Compliance with Changes in Legislation

The course focused at facilitating an intermediate understanding of Complying with Changes in Legislation as well as a high-level overview of the existing legislation for 2013.

August

Managing Teams

The workshop covered team recognition, team membership, and behaviour of individuals in a team, dealing with toxic teams and individuals, as well as creating passion in teams.

July

Project Management

This seminar was intended for people who are involved in the coordination or management of small to medium projects in the workplace. Also covered was the foundation and context within which project management takes place, and all its related, interdependent concepts.

May

Fasset 2013 Strategy Implementation

Funding regulations to the Skills Development Act were released by Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in December 2012. To ensure that firms enjoy the benefits from being a member of the Seta, Fasset hosted is this event for the sector to communicate the Fasset 2013 strategy.

May

Valuing Diversity in the Workplace

This workshop helped attendees to understand and handle diversity effectively, contribute to an inclusive and welcoming work environment and a more productive workforce.

May

How to Manage your Business

The course focused on how to market professional services, effective time management in business, how to improve your management skills, aligning your service/product with market demand, using technology to stay competitive and practical ideas for growing your business.

April

Change Management

 The course focused on the concept of change management and develops a set of competencies that will enable you to manage change effectively.

March

Budget & Tax Update 2013

The seminar covered an overview of the key proposals in the 2013 Budget including recent developments that are relevant to small and medium-sized firms, inclusive of tax practitioners, auditors, accountants and learners that service these sized clients.



2012

November – December

Management and Leadership

Knowledge of a broad range of management and leadership topics including the understanding of the different managerial skills vs. leadership skills in a business context; recognising the essential skills of a good manger and a good leader; and learning how to combine the skills in practice.

November

Fasset 2013 Strategy Implementation

To ensure that firms enjoy the benefits from being a member of the Seta, Fasset hosted an event for the sector to communicate the Fasset 2013 strategy to member firms and to receive feedback from the sector on their plans for implementation

October – November

Compliance with Changes in Legislation Update

In this industry, it is important to keep up to date with the key legislation and new developments.

September – October

Ethics, Risk, Governance and Fraud

The aim of the seminar was to equip the delegates with the working knowledge of Ethics in order to protect their businesses from avoidable financial losses which may arise from non-compliance and fraudulent practices.

August - September

Business Writing for Budding Professionals

The workshop dealt with typical problem areas of grammar, i.e. vocabulary, tenses, punctuation, concord, active and passive voice, as well as introducing delegates to mind-mapping, document planning, drafting and editing.

July

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is about understanding your business' impact on the wider world and considering how you can use this impact in a positive way. CSR can also be good for your bottom line. A CSR initiative does not have to be expensive to be effective.

May - June

Global Economic Outlook

The challenging global economic environment translates to a significant slowdown in demand from developed economies, directly affecting developing and export markets the world over. This seminar shed light on how these changes will affect the South African environment.

April – May

Negotiating Skills to Reach a Deal

The course defines negotiation and influence; and will focus on the basic types and phases of negotiation, as well as the skills you need to become an effective negotiator.

February – March

Office Etiquette Material

The workshop addressed the relevant principles and practices to master Office Etiquette. New recruits, learners and frontline staff will find this event particularly useful.

March

Budget and Tax Update 2012 Material

The seminar principally focused on new and pending legislation and summarised the major provisions of the
2012 Budget Speech, examining their impact on individual taxpayers and businesses.

November 2011 - January 2012

Performance Management Material

The seminar addressed why superior performance and goal achievement are crucial to organisational and personal success, business sustainability and how to implement and sustain an effective performance management system.

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