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Negotiations

Getting the deal done! (employment & commercial )

  • Identifying content, process and relationship issues (CPR)
  • Positional and interest-based bargaining
  • Common errors made during negotiations
  • Defining success in negotiation
  • Preparation for negotiation: the seven elements of preparation
  • Interacting with the other side: the five phases of negotiation
  • Characteristics of a good negotiator
  • Power of negotiation
  • Obstacles and complicating factors
  • Becoming a better negotiator
  • Dealing with difficult people (understanding why you find it more challenging to deal with certain people)

Chairing and Initiating hearings

A hands-on approach

  • Substantive fairness guidelines: understanding guilt and sanction
  • Procedural fairness - the role of the initiator and chairperson
  • How to gather facts and information - the investigation
  • Preparing for and initiating a disciplinary hearing
  • Strategising the case
  • Preparing an opening and closing statement
  • Understanding balance of probabilities
  • How to examine and cross examine
  • Rules of evidence - dealing with evidence and admissibility
  • The roadmap for conducting a hearing successfully: the 12 steps
  • Dealing with various obstacles at the hearing: What may go wrong and what are the challenges?
  • Deciding on the balance of probabilities
  • Determining sanction
  • Alternatives to dismissal

Date: 31 October 2019
Price: R1 500 excl. VAT (includes 3 resources)
Duration: 1 Day
Facilitator: Ulrich Stander

Date: 6, 7 November 2019
Price: R2 200 excl. VAT (includes comprehensive manual)
Duration: 2 Days
Facilitators: WP Moolman, Ulrich Stander

GenderDiversity
CaseLawUpdate

Gender diversity in the workplace

The next wave

  • LGBTQ inclusive workplaces: what do these workplaces look like?
  • Understanding substantive diversity
  • Understanding and identifying unconscious bias:
    • confirmatory bias
    • affinity bias
    • social comparison bias
  • Understanding the differences:
    • gender
    • sexual orientation
    • gender identity
    • gender non-confirming
    • LBGTQ
    • bisexual
  • Identify workplace barriers related to gender
  • Confirmatory bias
  • Affinity bias
  • Social comparison bias
  • Inclusive language and vocabulary: examples
  • Common myths related to gender identity

Case law update

The latest on some challenging topics

  • Cannabis – approaches to testing and levels: “under the influence”
  • Derivative misconduct – failure or refusal to disclose knowledge of misconduct during a strike
  • A union organising in an industry not covered in its scope of registration
  • Is a strike unprotected if a union failed to hold a secret ballot?
  • Is dismissal possible after resignation?
  • Picketing – dismissing employees for a breach of picketing rules
  • Fixed-term contracts and S198B – the latest
  • Automatic unfair dismissal – refusal to agree to a change to terms of conditions of employment
  • Misconduct – racism, unauthorised absence, assault, dishonesty, insubordination, negligence, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duties and breach of safety rules
  • Impossibility of performance – a valid ground for dismissal?

Date: 13 November 2019
Price: R1 200 excl. VAT (includes handout)
Duration: 1/2 day
Facilitator: Ulrich Stander

Date: 20 November 2019
Price: R1 200 excl. VAT (includes handout)
Duration: 1/2 day
Facilitator: WP Moolman

negotiations

Negotiations

Getting the deal done! (employment & commercial )

  • Identifying content, process and relationship issues (CPR)
  • Positional and interest-based bargaining
  • Common errors made during negotiations
  • Defining success in negotiation
  • Preparation for negotiation: the seven elements of preparation
  • Interacting with the other side: the five phases of negotiation
  • Characteristics of a good negotiator
  • Power of negotiation
  • Obstacles and complicating factors
  • Becoming a better negotiator
  • Dealing with difficult people (understanding why you find it more challenging to deal with certain people)

Date: 31 October 2019
Price: R1 500 excl. VAT (includes 3 resources)
Duration: 1 Day
Facilitator: Ulrich Stander

image004

Chairing and Initiating hearings

A hands-on approach

  • Substantive fairness guidelines: understanding guilt and sanction
  • Procedural fairness - the role of the initiator and chairperson
  • How to gather facts and information - the investigation
  • Preparing for and initiating a disciplinary hearing
  • Strategising the case
  • Preparing an opening and closing statement
  • Understanding balance of probabilities
  • How to examine and cross examine
  • Rules of evidence - dealing with evidence and admissibility
  • The roadmap for conducting a hearing successfully: the 12 steps
  • Dealing with various obstacles at the hearing: What may go wrong and what are the challenges?
  • Deciding on the balance of probabilities
  • Determining sanction
  • Alternatives to dismissal

Date: 6, 7 November 2019
Price: R2 200 excl. VAT (includes comprehensive manual)
Duration: 2 Days
Facilitators: WP Moolman, Ulrich Stander

GenderDiversity

Gender diversity in the workplace

The next wave

  • LGBTQ inclusive workplaces: what do these workplaces look like?
  • Understanding substantive diversity
  • Understanding and identifying unconscious bias:
    • confirmatory bias
    • affinity bias
    • social comparison bias
  • Understanding the differences:
    • gender
    • sexual orientation
    • gender identity
    • gender non-confirming
    • LBGTQ
    • bisexual
  • Identify workplace barriers related to gender
  • Confirmatory bias
  • Affinity bias
  • Social comparison bias
  • Inclusive language and vocabulary: examples
  • Common myths related to gender identity

Date: 13 November 2019
Price: R1 200 excl. VAT (includes handout)
Duration: 1/2 day
Facilitator: Ulrich Stander

CaseLawUpdate

Case law update

The latest on some challenging topics

  • Cannabis – approaches to testing and levels: “under the influence”
  • Derivative misconduct – failure or refusal to disclose knowledge of misconduct during a strike
  • A union organising in an industry not covered in its scope of registration
  • Is a strike unprotected if a union failed to hold a secret ballot?
  • Is dismissal possible after resignation?
  • Picketing – dismissing employees for a breach of picketing rules
  • Fixed-term contracts and S198B – the latest
  • Automatic unfair dismissal – refusal to agree to a change to terms of conditions of employment
  • Misconduct – racism, unauthorised absence, assault, dishonesty, insubordination, negligence, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duties and breach of safety rules
  • Impossibility of performance – a valid ground for dismissal?

Date: 20 November 2019
Price: R1 200 excl. VAT (includes handout)
Duration: 1/2 day
Facilitator: WP Moolman

VENUE

Maserumule office, 1st floor, Tijger Park 2, Willie van Schoor Ave, Bellville

CANCELLATION FEE

5 or more days prior to workshop date - 50%

Less than 5 working days prior to workshop date - 75%

Substitutes allowed

 

PARKING

Free (open-air) parking available 400m from our office

Alternatively, parking - for own account - across road from our office in Edward Street.

 

VENUE

Maserumule office, 1st floor, Tijger Park 2, Willie van Schoor Ave, Bellville