DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES FORUM (DAF)

MONTHLY DIALOGUES The Lekgotla Way, OUR HERITAGE:  Knowledge Creation - Knowledge Consolidation - Knowledge Sharing - Knowledge Appreciation - Knowledge Exchange - Knowledge Application - Knowledge Management - Knowledge Preservation - Growing Together

DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES FORUM (DAF): South Africa is known to have benefited from the active society of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) who volunteered to resolve community development problems associated with the neglect of the previous Apartheid Government. However, post-1994 a number of NGOs disappeared as more and more people opted for business opportunities that came with our young democracy. We are now where we were before. There is a need for more social entrepreneurs and NGOs to tackle the problems of poverty, unemployment and inequality. Some private companies have established Foundations and Corporate Social Investments (CSI) Programmes to respond to these challenges. We would like to bring these practitioners and organizations together to discuss the trends in this important sector of our society. We encourage professionals and companies to present case studies and insights to develop each other. Some institutions of learning have introduced Social Entrepreneurship Programmes to equip practitioners with knowledge to grow and professionalize the sector. This is a welcomed development and is encouraged. Our Forum pledges to continue supporting such initiatives.

THE 20th ANNIVERSARY INITIATIVE: We are marking COMETSA 20th Anniversary Celebrations in 2017 with the launch of the monthly COMETSA Professional Management Services – NETWORKS & FORUMS. These take a form of presentations, round-table discussions (dialogues and conversations), and questions & answers format facilitated by COMETSA Methodologists, Experts, Associates and Partners. In this fast changing world, it is impossible to remain at the required level of knowledge, expertise and information without formal and forums as part of continuous professional development. As a human capital development and management consulting company we see a need to coordinate and host such forums. Initially these forums will be hosted in Gauteng Province. In the near future we will make these Forums available across the country, in each Province, on demand.

RSVP: To enrol and participate in our public COMETSA Professional Management Services NETWORKS & FORUMS, contact our administrators Pinky Nevondo and Ayanda Oshima, at callcentre@Cometsa-GoC.com ;  tel +27 11 974 9308 or visit our websites www.SamTsima.com  or www.Cometsa-GoC.com 


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