Implementing Discipline with Confidence:
"The presentation was excellent. The facilitator made sure that we all understood what was explained. All questions that were asked were answered and he gave references as well as examples. I would like to have another session on Grievance Procedures with Ivan. Thanks for instilling confidence in me and addressing all my insecurities!"
Florina Letsoso, Free State Legislature
"This was an informative workshop presented by an expert with lots of knowledge and life experience. Enlightened me about facts I did not know!"
S.P Ogilvie, Free State Legislature
"I appreciated the detail of the presentation. Everyday facts were given – no fictional examples. I now have a much better understanding of how a hearing works. (from the employer's point of view)"
S.J. de Beer, Sasol Synfuels
"This was a very important workshop and has addressed all the areas I was not clear on."
Lindelo Bottoman, ECDC
"I liked the way in which the entire course was presented and that everything was made easy to understand."
Mike Walter, Wekaba Engineering
How to Win at the CCMA:
"Well structured, good content, excellent time keeping."
Fiona Thalmann, Accenture
"Excellent (knowledgeable and experienced) facilitator. Content relevant for any person involved in managing employees/appointment of employees – not only applicable to HR Specialists! Realised how much there is to be learnt regarding the implications of the Labour Law and Structures."
Sanpat Coetzee, University of Johannesburg Sport
"Practical and valuable information gathered from experienced facilitator, very flexible in accepting and dealing with questions raised."
Victor Majola, Mlokothwa Construction and Management Services
"Small group allowed interaction and sharing of ideas."
Matthews Meyer, Impala Platinum Mine
"Very well presented. Excellent presenter – knows his subject, and has practical hands-on experience."
Janette Cumming, PARACON SA
"The presentation was excellent - it covered most of elements of CCMA presentations. The experience that the presenter has gave a lot of flesh to the workshop and also contributed to better understanding."
Nokuthula Manaba, Adcock Ingram Healthcare
"Relevant, informative and very current. Practical advice given."
Jacqui Booth, Affirmative Portfolios
"The presenter was knowledgeable/experienced in this field. I thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a great deal from this course. Loved listening to previous experiences which I know I will be able to use in practice."
Adrian Carter, University of Johannesburg Sport
"Very informative and provides good practical knowledge. Nice examples used."
Natasha Weeks, Teljoy
"Extremely knowledgeable presenter who tackled all questions well. Good sharing of experiences!"
Elmaine Wilson, Deloitte
"Very informative and practical."
Bheki Mahlangu, Affirmative Portfolios
"Helped me improve on my strengths and identify my weaknesses!"
Brian Sefara, Tsogo Sun
"Really enjoyed the workshop. Presenter shared relevant experiences with us. Although I have handled lots of cases, Ivan took us back to really good basics."
Sharon Orchison, Adcock Ingram
"The content was excellent. The presenter is experienced and knowledgeable."
Anesh Surendra, Eskom
"The workshop was very insightful and informative."
Yolanda Ralawe, DPSA
"Very informative and well presented. The open forum approach is beneficial to all attendees."
Marion Bester, Edwafin Investment Holdings
"Fascinating subject, well presented."
Sarah Edwards, Transworld Freight
"Very practical, focusing on basics which normally are neglected. Excellent facilitator and very knowledgeable about his topic."
Sindy Marais, Rainbow Farms
"Very practical and useful. Ivan had a wealth of knowledge and tips for us. Presented in an easily understandable manner. Tactics for the CCMA case were useful."
Tarryn Williams, Rainbow Chickens
Successful Wage Negotiations
Bridgette Nthane, Royal Sechaba Food Services
"Practical examples and experience of presenter and fellow attendants provided valuable insights and knowledge pertaining to real life situations."
Antoinette Hofmeyr, SACAA
"I found the summery spreadsheet and the principle of not giving out anything without something in return very valuable! Also, the presentation style was very good for the group."
Mxonisi Dludla, Richard Bay Minerals
"Very experienced provider!"
Rozanne Kemp, Casino Mykonos
"Practical! Relevant to work."
Ben Baxter, Richard Bay Minerals
"I learnt how to plan for wage negotiations and which strategies to apply. Very beneficial advice specifically on how to not show emotion."
Cheryl Hendricks, Royal Sechaba Food Services
"The seminar was spot on! Very practical and relevant to work. Good overview of the negotiations process. Very knowledgeable presenter."
"Our presenter was very knowledgeable – draws from tons of experience. I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed being able to ask questions and listen to such broad ideas. Thank you, it was great!"
"Learnt a lot with regards to whole wage negotiation process."
Kevin Petersen, Sigma Health