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Upcoming Webinars

MFIP

Quarter 1

Date Topics Speaker
25-Mar Institutional arrangements for the District Development Model (DDM) Li Pernegger
01-Apr DPWI Integrated Resource Efficiency Programme Will Bautista
08-Apr ICT in Government – Are we an e-Government, or just government? -Ctrl+Alt+Delete” SA’s digital gap Shaneel Ragoo
22-Apr Diagnostic Review of the Capacity Building System for Local Government Li Pernegger/
Tracy Ledger
29-Apr Performance monitoring and Evaluation (PME) and Contract Management support of PPPs in South Africa Sithembiso Mkhwanazi
06-May Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Spending on ICT in the Eastern Cape Daniel Makoni
13-May Public Entities review and rationalisation for the North-West Provincial Treasury (NWPT) Dhiresh Ramklass/
Antony Altbeker
20-May Planning for Economic Infrastructure for water treatment and reuse – a Local Government Perspective Themba Mdletshe
27-May Costing ICT Services in the Police Services Group: SAPS, IPID and CSPS Velisubuhle Buti
03-Jun The function shift of Early Childhood Development from the Department of Social Development to the Department of Basic Education Bangani Ngeleza
10-Jun Kopanong office precinct: Providing a good working environment for Gauteng Provincial Government officials Xola Ngamlana
24-Jun Technical assistance in soliciting private sector investment to boost tourism development in the Nature Conservation Space” Lindokuhle Hlatshwayo

Quarter 2

Date Topics Speaker
01-Jul Unpacking the Risks Associated With Mega Infrastructure Projects Bruce Dzenga
08-Jul Schools Project: Programme to replace asbestos schools, mobile schools using PPP procurement Pontsho Nchodu
15-Jul A spending review on school infrastructure in the Eastern Cape Amanda Jitsing
22-Jul Technical support to Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality for the implementation of its Growth and Development Strategy Emmanuelle Gille/
Andrew Murray
29-Jul Project Preparation Facility Strover Maganedisa
05-Aug A spending review on the Energy Efficiency Demand Side Management Grant (EEDMS) Karen Hague/Shaun Collins
12-Aug Department of Home Affairs: Six main ports to be targeted for infrastructure improvement.  A redevelopment master plan for these ports must be developed and a suitable funding model identified. Rathipe Nthite
19-Aug Technical advisory support to the UIF to assist with the resolution of the key constraints that are holding back the payment of the Covid-19 TERS Dhiresh Ramklass
26-Aug Determining an appropriate corporate and organisational form for the National Disaster Management Centre based on the situational and options analysis Sipho Dayel
02-Sep Planning, design and construction of township services at Salvokop Extension 4 for Office Accommodation Nonhlanhla Mtshali
09-Sep BPO Sector Overview – Lessons from CCI Monray Hardnick (Jobs Fund)
Gladwyn Leeuw (CCI)
Anusha Ramraj (CCI)
16-Sep Your heritage, Our Culture – Streamlining and Strengthening of heritage management institutions Nkosana Mpafa/
Amanda Jitsing
23-Sep Is there room for efficiencies at National level: Analysis of the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD) Desire Mathibe/
Pebetse Maleka
30 Sept Infrastructure – Are you in, or are you out? – Heritage Infrastructure Budget: Is it a Manna that Keeps on Giving? Amanda Jitsing

Quarter 3

Date Topics Speaker
07-Oct Department of Home Affairs’: Lindela Detention Centre Maggy Mokoko/
Jamie de Jager
14-Oct A Trip to School – Assessment of the Efficient Implementation of Scholar Transport Programme in the Eastern Cape Jamie de Jager
21-Oct SANSA Space Infrastructure Hub – feasibility study for a bankable project Michael Acres / Andreas Bertoldi
28-Oct Reviewing the availability and the efficient and effective provision of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the Department of Health Mehleli Mpofu
04-Nov PPP Review and regulatory change Dorcas Kayo
11 – Nov Building the Capacity of the South African Primary Healthcare Sector through Social Franchising Hilton Sarukunda (Jobs Fund) Linda Toussaint (Unjani Clinics)

Quarter 4

Date Topics Speaker
20 – Jan Good Practice Guideline on the Implementation of Smallholder and Emerging Farmer Support Initiatives Danie Swart (Jobs Fund)
Nkgasha Tema (Jobs Fund)
Sonkho Phiri (Jobs Fund)
17 – Feb Job Creation Lessons from the Jobs Fund’s On Lending Projects Nazeem Hendricks (Jobs Fund)
Evelyn Leopold George (Jobs Fund)
Ben Kasimukire (Jobs Fund)
17 – Mar Stimulating Enterprise Development in the Informal Economy Dumisani Gumede (Jobs Fund)
Hilton Sarukunda (Jobs Fund)
Tina Mason (A2PAY)
Mark Misselhorn (Project Preparation Trust – IESP)