FINALLY UNDERSTAND FINANCE
Our Finance for Non-Financial Managers course is designed to equip you with everything you need to make "financially sound" decisions.
Effective sales stand at the core of every successful business. We equip your sales team with the tools to be effective!
Excellence in customer serivce is no longer negotiable. Get the upper hand by making customer service a priority.
Become a leader that inspires your team to greater sales, greater productivity, greater growth and greater success.
Who you are determines how you handle interpersonal interactions, challenges and stress. Learn to be the best version of you.
Our talent is communicating business concepts in a brief, but very powerful format – through training, coaching and mentorship. We aren't just a same-ol'-same-o training company. We believe in delivering training that is sensible and sustainable.
Challenging economic times are hard on everyone, not least of all your staff and management. Low productivity, declining morale and high staff turnover are just some of the symptoms businesses experience in an unstable economic climate. Invest in your management and staff; they can be your greatest asset. With Business Made Simple, you will be equipping them to steer your ship almost as well as you can.
The practical nature of our training programmes, including case studies, interactive role-plays, high-energy group work, practical exercises & real-life examples makes us different. If our trainees aren't able to apply the concepts we teach them, we teach them AGAIN.
Our patented templates and tools were developed by expert trainers delivering 108 courses across four continents, so we can guarantee that your team will apply what they have learnt. We can't make it much simpler than we already have. Honestly.
Much of our business comes from referrals, showing how clients value our impact on their businesses. We take customer satisfaction very seriously and we do more than just aim to please. Our goal is for every one of our clients to 1. RETURN and 2. REFER. And we don't expect them to do either if they weren't over the moon!
This course has helped me understand what I should do, when to do it and how to approach the project. The training has taught me how to put systems in place to lower my stress and improve my work ethic.
The training was so useful to me, as I now realize the importance of certain business aspects. I am confident on what I now need to do in my business.
This course helped provide a structured process for dealing with projects, and also gave insight to dealing with conflict and personalities that may disrupt the project process.
This course was informative having come from an accounting background and no prior marketing experience. The ideas that emerged from the training are beneficial and practical to implement.
This course gave me new ideas to market my business and build better relationships with me clients.
Working with Finance, it gave me a better understanding and knowledge of how one leaps into the other, making it easier to read journals and ledgers and even cash flows and balance sheets.
This course offered great content and Alan has a fantastic way of keeping the audience engaged and entertained.
Very interesting course. It has given me many great ideas to implement into the team and changes to make in the way I work.
The course was interactive and made finance fun and exciting. I have learnt a lot and will be able to put this into practice.
The most useful part of the ABC of Skills Development Course was the basic objective about the overview of the course.
The information I received on Skills Development was perfect! The ABC of Skills Development course covered topics in a practical and interactive manner, making it simple for me to learn what I did not know.
The contact with other relevant role players and the sharing of their experiences have been extremely useful. The ABC of Skills Development course left me empowered with a taste of opportunities awaiting.
Never before has there been so much emphasis on skilled managers and business teams within organisations. They play such a vital role in the overall success of the business, the Department of Labour instilled the Skills Development Act. “The Skills Development Act aims to develop the skills of...
Today’s managers are required to create a positive working climate, make quality decisions, demonstrate effective skills in handling a wide variety of human problems, manage time, set priorities, mold employees from different cultures into a team and show excellent leadership in their managerial...
Some of our courses are regularly run as public training courses, providing the opportunity for one or two delegates from your business (more if you wish!) to benefit from the course along with delegates from several other businesses.
The last thing you need to improve your business productivity is to take your staff out of the workplace for endless days of training. The Business Made Simple Productivity Programme is a fully participative, 10 module management programme delivered in short-sharp bursts once a month.
With more than 100 in-house training programmes in our portfolio, we are confident that we have a course which will meet your needs.
"One of the biggest challenges organisations face today is developing an engaged workforce. This year's American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) Conference, held recently in Washington, focused on enhancing human connections and developing the ability to effectively engage with others....
Anthea Vorster is the managing member of Business Made Simple and the founder of Biz-Guru Group of Companies. Anthea initiated and developed one of the first South African Biz-Guru Group of Companies facilitating sales training, business team development and personal development with an average annual growth rate of 95% for 3 years in a row.
Michelle Vincent specialises in Emotional Intelligence and re-framing of limiting thoughts and belief patterns. As an expert trainer and facilitator, Michelle succeeds in her aim to assist professionals to experience a whole new way of being. This dimension of her work has added enormous value.
Michael Dowden has a 14-year history of working with business team and executives. As an international speaker and expert trainer / facilitator, Michael challenges his audiences, empowering them to think of future possibilities and how to attain their goals.
Grant Vernon is the founder of Business Made Simple and the Chairman of the SIGMA Charity Foundation. He specialises in teaching financial intelligence and leadership. His expertise is turning complicated financial and management theory into simple, immediately implementable concepts.
Henk Koekemoer is a trainer, facilitator and public speaking specialist. He has been facilitating training programs for corporate clients, private and public sector for the past 15 years. During this time he specialized in facilitation and training in the finance world.
Chad is a qualified Architectural Technologist, completing his diploma at DUT in 2012. Chad joined Business Made Simple in 2013 as a Project Co-Ordinator, and assisted the company by repairing a Scout Hall into a training centre. His qualities of service and management were noticed, and saw the opportunity of developing our Community Outreach Company, SIGMA Foundation.
Promise is a dedicated member of the Business Made Simple Team, her persistence for quality is a major strength to ensure all tasks are handled effectively and without error. Promise played a major role in the project co-ordination of the Entrepreneur Development Programme for Mondi Zimele.
Nonhle is our newest member to the team, she is quiet but dedicated to all tasks. Her main area of focus is that of office co-ordination by ensuring all members of the team have sufficient supplies and a conducive work environment for productive work.
Alan is a Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years of experience in financial management of both listed and unlisted companies, as well as, more recently, advising businesses of all sizes in financial management. His clients range from the small Individual entrepreneur to large enterprises with multi-million rand turnover.
Sibongiseni is an entrepreneur and facilitator with 12 years experience in entrepreneurship. He has had an opportunity to share his story of humble beginnings with other entrepreneurs in business conferences and seminars including entrepreneurs for Africa conference 2013.
Sibusiso has a Diploma in Business Studies from the former University of Natal now known as the University Of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN). He has attended a number of business courses to further his skills and is currently studying towards a Bachelors Degree Majoring in Accounting and Taxation.
Chantaul Jordan is a professional in the field of communication skills training and personal development, and is Director of Expressions, a training consultancy that has been serving South African business since 1996.
Dawn Pretorius has been in the field of training and development and design for much of her career focusing on financial services, risk and compliance and corporate governance. She owns a compliance practice and a training and development company both accredited with the Financial Services Board and the Services Seta respectively.
Ian Blackburn is a trainer, facilitator, speaker and business owner. Born in England, Ian has lived in Pietermaritzburg since 2006. He is currently a Director of Pietermaritzburg-based Assured Bookkeeping (Pty) Ltd, the 2012 Small Business of The Year runner-up in the Nedbank / Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business awards.