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Life Skills

Who wants the worm? The benefits of being an early bird

Are you one of those people who dreams of being an early riser, but can never seem to get up …

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Career Development

How to land your dream job

Thinking about changing careers? Heading out into the job market post-graduation? Need to update your resume and polish your LinkedIn …

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Body & Soul

How childhood trauma shapes your present reality – Part 2

Common childhood trauma responses in day-to-day lives, which seems harmless, but do you know what impacts it will have on …

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Communication

Connecting with your audience using video platforms

Remote work is now the norm for many employees and video conferences have become a common occurrence. While there are …

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Communication

Eliminating noise: Removing barriers to purposeful communication

When most people hear the word noise, it is natural to think solely in the context of sound. But noise …

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Workplace Skills & Culture

How to build a healthy work culture without sacrificing productivity

Balancing culture and productivity is one of the great challenges facing many companies and managers – now more than ever …

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Body & Soul

How childhood trauma shapes our present reality

What is trauma? Why is learning about childhood trauma important ? Common childhood trauma responses in day-to-day lives, which seems …

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Communication

Transforming your presentation to have a visual impact

Remote work is now the norm for many employees and video conferences have become a common occurrence. While there are …

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Life Skills

Identifying risks from emerging technologies

With the rise of emerging technologies, Australian businesses and the workforce are transforming rapidly. However, with such advancements, comes the …

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Career Development

Salary negotiation 101

This webinar for Golden Key Academy will offer an introduction to the art of negotiating starting salary, raises, and promotions. …

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Career Development

How to write your resume for remote jobs

Wondering how to write your resume to land a remote job? FlexJobs is here to help! Join us for this …

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Workplace Skills & Culture

How to stand out on LinkedIn – tips from a recruiter

Presented by the team from Teach For Australia, voted best not-for-profit Graduate Development Program by the Australian Association of Graduate …

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Career Development

Packaging and presenting a powerful career portfolio

The impression you make during an interview with a prospective employer is important, and the impression you leave after the …

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Learning & Education

How to manage your time effectively when doing study and research

How you ever failed to achieve your study or research goals? Run out of time and felt rushed when working …

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Workplace Skills & Culture

How to résumé / Professional CV writing guide by CV Profs, South Africa’s leading global CV writing firm

This webinar is carefully designed for individuals who are new to professional résumé compilation. CV Profs offer clear and user-friendly guidance in writing a résumé that opens doors to much desired interviews.

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Learning & Education

Pursuit of academic excellence with Sifiso Nxumalo

This workshop is designed to inspire and improve your learning skills and help you achieve your academic goals.

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Body & Soul

Starting your fitness journey

Wanting to transform your fitness? Or even just fine-tune your health regime? Lots of us are ready to go on a fitness journey and so this Golden Key Academy webinar focuses on helping you get started, planning your pathway and setting goals.

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Life Skills

GKSA Mental Health Series Part 3: Coping with stress & academic pressures

Students strive to achieve an outstanding academic performance, however there has been scant deliberation in understanding stress and academic pressure …

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Personal Finance

Finance for youth: A personal journey to financial knowledge and freedom

Youth financial knowledge and capability is an area that needs attention. Many young people remain in need of formal and/or …

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Body & Soul

GKSA Presents ShakeIt

Cindy Abrahams, professionally known as Shake It With Cindy (S.I.W.C), is based in Cape Town and operates and runs a …

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Learning & Education

GKSA Presents Battle Of Chapters UJ vs UP

James Howell once said, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” Let’s take a downtime and relax …

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Networking Part 3

Areas of growth in the networking space, things one needs to learn and master.

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Networking Part 2

How to maintain a professional relationship with the different individuals we meet in different spaces.

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Networking Part 1

How to introduce yourself, how to get contacts, and the fundamentals of networking in a face to face situation.

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Life Skills

How to successfully apply for a GK Scholarship

Meghan Petri Smith Meghan Smith is a third-year medical student at Stellenbosch University on the Tygerberg Campus. She was the …

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Life Skills

Puzzle of my life with founder Barbara Ayissi

Join the Founder and Managing Director of Puzzle of My Life, Barbara Ayissi, for more information on the on-line counselling services offered free of charge to our members. 

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Personal Finance

An introduction to good financial health

Join Rudi Bouwer for an webinar on “An introduction to good financial health”.

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Personal Finance

What you need to know before investing in the stock market

This webinar for Golden Key Academy will offer some inspiration and will get you started on your investment journey by offering a top-level discussion on the “foundational principals” every investor should know and understand before investing in the stock market (or become a better, more disciplined investor).

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Bridging the gap: Campus to corporate

During this workshop, you will learn a series of unique strategies that will make you standout and enhance your journey in becoming a young professional.

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Learning & Education

College Survival Guide: Tips to take you from day one to graduation

Are you about to start college – or already part way through – and looking for some support and advice? College can be a scary proposition for a new student, regardless of your age. The college journey can sometimes be lonely, confusing, and filled with endless decisions.

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Career Development

Job Readiness: Applying for jobs with intent

This talk will be centered around helping Golden Key graduates to apply for their dream jobs with intent when kickstarting …

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Leadership

Session 13 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: The Students Experience

This session will be a reflection among selected student leaders. The session will not only focus on the past 2 …

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Leadership

Session 12 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Leadership during a pandemic

This keynote address will focus on Leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic: Building and sustaining trust in times of uncertainty. At …

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Leadership

Session 11 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Group Dynamics & Conflict Resolution

Effective leaders must possess several key leadership skills. One of the most crucial is the ability to manage team conflicts. …

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Leadership

Session 10 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Emotional Intelligence

Leaders set the tone of their organization. If they lack emotional intelligence, it could have more far-reaching consequences. Emotional intelligence …

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Leadership

Session 9 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Change Management & Leading Change

A critical aspect of effective leaders today is the ability to lead change. Indeed, many would argue that the most …

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Leadership

Session 8 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Inclusion & Diversity

A strong organisational culture that invests in diversity and inclusion is one of the greatest competitive advantages any organisation can …

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Leadership

Session 7 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Virtual Leadership

Covid 19 has forced all of us to be part of teams and projects remotely or rather from the comfort …

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Leadership

Session 6 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Are you a leader of people or for people

One of the most fundamental aspects that good leadership drives in people is their willingness to contribute. In this session …

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Leadership

Session 5 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Reporting & Feedback

One key characteristic of a good leader is that they are able to reach organizational goals by motivating others. Giving …

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Leadership

Session 4 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Mentoring

One key characteristic of a good leader is that they are able to reach organizational goals by motivating others. Giving …

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Leadership

Session 3 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: The Leaders Tool-kit

Effective leaders possess some specific and key traits & qualities. This session is for leaders and aspiring leaders who must …

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Leadership

Session 2 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Communication and Team Building

The ability to communicate effectively is a foundational skill required by all professionals. In order for a team to accomplish …

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Leadership

Session 1 NWU Mafikeng Chapter Leadership Seminar: Authentic Leadership

Authentic leadership is an approach to leadership that emphasizes building the leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value …

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Learning & Education

How to prepare for fieldwork for research

This webinar for Golden Key Academy is designed to prepare students for one of the most fundamental skills of qualitative research: Fieldwork.

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Learning & Education

Graduate school applications: Resume/CV and interview preparation with Debby Couture

In this webinar we look at the differences between a resume and a CV, what information to include, and where to list your experiences. We will also review the different types of interviews related to graduate school applications, review some of the questions they are likely to ask you, and how to answer those questions based on your previous work experience and academic background.

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Learning & Education

Graduate school applications: How to write a statement of purpose

In this webinar we will look at how to write a statement of purpose and what information to include. We will also discuss the difference between a statement of purpose and a personal statement.

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Learning & Education

Graduate school applications: Creating a timeline

In this webinar you will learn how to create a timeline to help you stay organized. Topics discussed will include when to take standardized tests (i.e., GRE, TOEFL, etc), when and how to ask for letters of recommendation and when to begin writing your statement of purpose.

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Learning & Education

Graduate school applications: Creating a list of schools

In this webinar we discuss how to create a list of schools that is well suited to your academic and career aspirations. This is the second session in a six part series on graduate school applications.

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Learning & Education

Graduate school applications 101

In this webinar for Golden Key Academy, students interested in attending graduate school will gain an understanding of the various degree programs offered (e.g., master’s, Ph.D., MBA, etc) and the application materials required for graduate school applications.

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Career Development

Riding the digital transformation wave: How to thrive through this change with Kenneth Tan

Transforming digitally does not just mean adopting emerging technologies, it requires employees to unlearn and relearn, essentially embracing a growth …

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Life Skills

Flourishing: The best time to rethink meaning and happiness in your life

Join Ms. Juan-Ri Potgieter for this Golden Key Academy talk where she will explore: •Defining flourishing, meaning, and happiness in …

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Life Skills

Mental health – Stress management through Arts

Mental health is one of the issues often neglected but one which is of particular importance. As such, Golden Key Western Cape Chapters are hosting this collaborative mental health workshop with Moira Hamilton, focusing on stress management through arts.

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Elevate: Empower your mind to elevate your life

Do you often find yourself getting overwhelmed and flustered by the workload you have? Do you find yourself falling short of your full potential and hence partake in self sabotage? Then this webinar is for you.

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Career Development

How to write the perfect resume

Recruiters generally make a split-second decision about whether to keep reading your resume or whether it goes to the ‘no’ pile.  It is essential to write a great resume and one that captures the interest of the reader. This webinar will help you understand how to do it.

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Career Development

Me, Incorporated: Mastering online and offline interactions

This presentation explains managing social media for personal brands, mastering professional communication, and those tricky first impressions – even if you’re an introvert!

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Leadership

Wait, is this leadership? Part Three: The apathy antidote

In this webinar Dr. Kevin Reynolds leads the panel on a thoughtful but frank discussion on the struggles facing organizations to sift through the noise and identify the underlying cause of their dysfunction and identify actionable plans to address and correct the behaviors impeding success.

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Career Development

Get ahead in your career using the BOSS technique

Identifying, understanding and maximising your personal strengths is crucial when you want to develop and achieve professional goals, and a good way to do this is to adopt the BOSS technique: Be Outstanding at Something Simple. This webinar will inspire you to find the things that make you special and amplify them to help you achieve career success.

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Leadership

Wait, is this leadership? Part Two: Relationship building

In this interactive webinar, Jessica will help leaders understand the value of relationship-building as a leadership strategy, create a plan to intentionally build relationships, and understand and apply core relationship-building practices as a part of their daily leadership to-do list.

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Leadership

Wait, is this leadership? Part One: Leading in turbulent times

In this interactive and engaging webinar, popular presenter Archie Messersmith-Bunting returns to GKA to provide student leaders with a framework that allows them to refocus on their most critical leadership priorities – their people.

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Career Development

How to become an entrepreneur and enjoy self-made success

Becoming an entrepreneur is an exciting experience as it’s all about making the decision to follow one’s dream and accomplishing self-made success. But it’s not all smooth sailing, and being informed before you start is crucial.

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Communication

Engaging people: How to create powerful connections

In this webinar we explore effective ways to make connections with people through teaching course material, but also through other roles in academia such as committee work, student advising, and community engagement.

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Life Skills

The paradigm of rejection

In this webinar we explore the possibility that rejection does not exist, and that what we are really looking at is redirection.

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Career Development

Navigating a career into Product Management

what exactly does it mean to be a product manager? What does a typical day in this job look like? What do you create? What skills do you need? And is doing a course really necessary? In this webinar we answer these questions and more, and look at why product management might be the perfect path for you.

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Workplace Skills & Culture

How to make any job – yes, any job! – meaningful and fulfilling

In this webinar for Golden Key Academy, you’ll learn a proven strategy for how to take control of your job and craft your own meaning in it, which will lead to positive outcomes for you, your business, and everyone around you.

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Career Development

Why taking an acting class could set you on the path to success

Believe it or not, an acting class can be a useful training experience for anyone (not just actors or performers) – and it can be a fun and engaging way to develop crucial workplace skills such as confidence, public speaking, presentation skills, creativity, teamwork and more. Join us for this Golden Key Academy webinar to find out why taking an acting class could very well be the smartest thing you could do right now.

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Career Development

Navigating the job search: Internship & full-time positions

Looking for a new job, considering an internship or taking your first steps into full-time employment? Discover some expert tips on how to navigate the search for a position during particularly difficult times and stay resilient.

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Life Skills

Be your best self- Part 2: Becoming confident

Explore what is holding you back from unleashing the confident version of yourself and how to break through those barriers. The session will include a hand-on activity exploring the process of limiting beliefs and rewriting them.

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Life Skills

Staying the course: Keeping to your 5 year plan

Do you have a 5-year plan, or do you feel like you need one? How do you even go about creating one? Check out this terrific webinar, hosted by GKSA, which delves into how to make a 5-year plan work for you.

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Life Skills

Maintaining sanity and optimism

In this webinar for Golden Key Academy, join Elegance Gozo, an experienced professional in Talent Development with over 15 years corporate experience, as she explains how to maintain sanity and optimism in these uncertain times. 

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Leadership

How to lead when you aren’t in charge

In this talk for Golden Key Academy, Andy Karesa provides simple, practical strategies that you can use to grow your leadership potential, regardless of your current role.

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Life Skills

Finding balance with technology in our always-on culture

In this session, Leigh-Chantelle explains concepts around cyberpsychology, digital wellness, and digital equilibrium to Golden Key Academy members. She gives tips and tricks to help with understanding your technology consumption, balancing your technology needs, and empowering you towards practices for conscious and mindful lifelong healthy habits and digital boundaries to thrive online in our always-on digital culture.

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Communication

Engaging students virtually

In this webinar, Dr. Sanseviro discusses ways university staff, faculty and admin can support student engagement virtually due to COVID-19. 

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Life Skills

Contraception matters: Ask an expert

Contraception is vital to women’s health care. Often it can be confusing to keep track of the different methods and their use. The global pandemic has a significant impact on access to and reliability of safe contraception. With healthcare resources redirected to combat COVID-19, less is available to deal with this issue. 

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Communication

Public Speaking – Part 2

Join Golden Key South Africa for this two-part series on tips and tricks to help you be a more confident and effective public speaker.

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Communication

Public Speaking – Part 1

Do you find public speaking a challenge? It’s okay, you’re not alone. Many people struggle to speak publicly, whether it’s giving a speech, speaking up in a work meeting or doing a presentation. But there are many things you can do to improve!

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Career Development

Unleash the Power of Mentoring

Feeling unsure where your career is heading? Or wanting to change direction and unsure how or where to start? Then join us for this Golden Key Academy webinar as we discover how to unleash the power of mentoring to bring clarity and purpose to your next step.

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Service

HFM Information Session

Access HFM flipbook here —-> https://online.fliphtml5.com/itgs/mxii/ We will be hosting Jaintheran Naidoo and Caitlin Quibell from HFM talentindex South Africa. …

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Life Skills

Be your best self – Part 1: Struggling to be happy?

In this workshop for Golden Key Academy we will be exploring reasons why you are possibly struggling to find happiness and what you can do about it.

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Personal Finance

How to successfully manage credit cards

In this live webinar for Golden Key Academy, you will find out how to manage your credit card and stay ahead of your finances, especially during uncertain times.

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Body & Soul

Meditation for a New Beginning

A guided 30 minute practice to help you clear out stress and mental clutter, in preparation for a fresh start. You’ll feel relaxed and refreshed in the moment, and leave with practical tips that you can apply anytime, anywhere.

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Learning & Education

Facilitating the needs of culturally diverse learners in online learning environments

In this webinar for Golden Key Academy, we explore a recent study that explains the various needs, challenges, and aspiration of culturally diverse learners. This talk is for educators, administrators, online students, and anyone who is involved in educating students in online learning environments.

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Service

FPD Information Session

https://fliphtml5.com/itgs/gtxt FPDs academic programmes focus on management and professional development across Africa and has reached around 480 000 participants to …

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Life Skills

New Motivation Academy – Stress Management Series – Part 4

In this final session of our Stress Management series, we draw conclusions and answer questions.

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Life Skills

New Motivation Academy – Stress Management Series – Part 3

In this session, the third in our four part series, we focus on strategies that students can use for preventing or avoiding stress. 

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Thriving in a pandemic – Professional and thought leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic

Join Yogavelli Nambiar for this webinar on “Professional and thought leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic”.

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Career Development

How to land the perfect job! – The Basic Tools

Join Jacky Pillay as she covers how to identify the right role based on your competencies and then how to use your competencies to build a professional cover letter that will make your next application stand out from the crowd.

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Thriving in a pandemic – Entrepreneurship – Building a business during a pandemic

Join Jamie Wyngaard for this webinar on “Thriving in a Pandemic – Entrepreneurship – building a business during a pandemic”.

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Life Skills

Prioritize your personal vision

This webinar will discuss the importance of a support system. Generally, the lack of a support system could delay your progress or prevent you from achieving your goals. Therefore, it is essential to schedule regular “coffee” or “connect” sessions and know what to discuss regarding your vision.

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Service

Thriving in a pandemic – Community service during & beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

A community based initiative that drives enterprise development and supports local NPO’s in executing their mandates, building good governance and positioning them to make use of opportunities. 

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Life Skills

Thriving in a pandemic – Mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic period

Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile  actively promotes physical and mental wellness in both her everyday regime and on her social media accounts which also covers beauty and lifestyle inserts.

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Workplace Skills & Culture

Elevate your personal brand

Join the discussion as we tackle the elements of personal branding, how to present yourself and make an impact.

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Body & Soul

Meditation for letting go

Whether you’re letting go of relationships, work stress, issues at school or general life trauma, this 30 minute session for Golden Key Academy will give you some terrific tools and exercises to help you release the past and move forward.

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Life Skills

The 5 step blueprint to building and maintaining resilient mental health long term

Protecting your mental health is even more important now than ever before, and in this webinar for Golden Key Academy we will identify and discuss the major challenges that professionals struggle with around their mental health today, and how to overcome them.

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Life Skills

Building your own personal brand

Join Katrina Davis for an impactful, interactive (virtually) and hands-on (your keyboards) Golden Key Academy webinar on methods and subconscious steps you can take to alter people’s perceptions of you.

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Life Skills

How to form healthy and supportive relationships with those around you

In this live webinar for Golden Key Academy we will challenge you to consider the process of how you’ve formed your relationships and your network. During this session you will be encouraged to consider a range of key principles that span across friendship, romantic, and family relationships.

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Life Skills

New Motivation Academy – Stress Management Series – Part 2

Ways to overcome stress, anxiety and depression. Session 2 focuses on different solutions that will enable you to overcome and manage stress. 

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Life Skills

Protecting your mental health

September is known as Suicide Prevention Month and serves to provide as an intervention for those who might be suffering …

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Life Skills

New Motivation Academy – Stress Management Series – Part 1

Defining stress and the causes of stress. Identifying the source that cultivate your stress. What it means to manage your stress. Session 1 is an introduction on understanding and managing stress.

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Life Skills

How to manage your time more effectively

When you feel you have no time to attend a webinar on time management, that is the point when it …

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