Public sector learning on demand
Ducharme’s range of e-solutions allows public sector accounting and financial management officials to get up to date with the latest accounting and financial management requirements through tailored and on-demand e-sessions and e-learning. Our real-time online e-session facilitation platform (Meet.Ducharme) allows for online discussion and facilitation, together with this e-learning platform (Ducharme Online) with structured e-learning, videos and assessments. Our electronic Easi-book e-solutions also allow for remote access to our comprehensive training manuals wherever in the world such training is required. Our training e-solutions bring flexibility and tailored support at a press of a button. Get in contact with us on how to setup and tailor accounting and financial management courses for you and your team through technology.
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About Ducharme Training Institute
Our aim is to help you put finance theory into practice
Ducharme Training Institute, which forms part of the Ducharme Group of companies, provides specialist public sector training and capacity building support within financial management, accounting and governance, whereby the focus is to improve the ability and capacity of the public sector entities to comply with all relevant finance legislation and best practice requirements. Our programme support ranges from update sessions (half-day), to core programmes (3 - 5 days) and extensive training (2 - 3 weeks).
Since 2003, we assisted more than 100 different entities with tailored training and capacity building support. We have an excellent understanding of various accounting frameworks (GRAP, IPSAS, Modified Cash, IFRS) as well as Public Sector Financial Management. Over the years we have contributed to the implementation of various financial reform initiatives and, on our programmes, are able to share practically applied knowledge and insight into the implementation challenges entities may encounter.
We have presented programmes to entities (client direct approach) and on behalf of entities to specific parties (e.g. on behalf of South African National Treasury, the Auditor General of SA (AGSA), The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the South African Institute of Government Auditors (SAIGA), The Institute of Municipal Finance Officers (IMFO), Gauteng Provincial Treasury, Mpumalanga Provincial Treasury, Free State Provincial Treasury).
Theory as foundation
Our learning approach is that the theory provides the building blocks upon which we add the practical discussions for the day-to-day implementation thereof. We are also actively involved to ensure that this foundation is continuously improved. Apart from our content development and research, we also sit on the Accounting Standards Board’s Public Sector Technical Forum which actively meet and discuss the latest Public Sector Accounting Implementation issues.
Tailor made training
Apart from our e-learning support, we are also able to assist with tailored in-house training sessions and hosting of open courses. The open courses run throughout the year at various venues, allowing learners to link up face-to-face with the facilitators. We can even combine in-house sessions with e-learning modules, to allow for a tailored and blended learning experience.
Our e-learning follows a hands-on approach, where a set time is provided for course completion. This is to guide delegates to progress in their learning, instead of a continuous postponement thereof.
We can also provide entities with practical assistance in a whole host of other areas such as:
- Financial accounting, management and reporting
- Asset Management
- Revenue Enhancement
- MSCOA implementation
- And more
Ducharme Consulting also have a range of IT solutions to assist management in public sector and local government sector entities. Click here to find out how we can assist you: www.ducharmeconsulting.co.za
Why Ducharme e-learning?
Flexible & accessible learning for public sector accounting, financial management and governance.
e-learning allows for material and knowledge to be made accessible for learning at your own pace, in your environment of choice and at any time in your busy schedule.
e-learning allows for time & costs to be managed more effectively. This is through reduction in travel time, venue and accommodation costs and related administration.
As an alternative to in-house and classroom training, Ducharme Online offers various online courses so your learning can fit in with your lifestyle, subject to agreed learning parameters.
Our platform allows for access to learning through a laptop, tablet or a smartphone which is connected to the internet.
Our e-learning also allows for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) which can also be used as part of professional bodies' requirement for verifiable CPD hours.
How to do I register and enroll to start with my e-learning?
Follow the prompts above to register yourself as a user, which will record your details as a learner.
From there, you select a specific course you are interested in.
Following the selected course registration, we will generate an invoice which will be sent to the email address you submitted as part of your learner registration.
Once the invoice is settled, the proof of payment should be submitted to us upon which we will send you an enrolment email providing you with access to the course.
Once you have been enrolled for a course, a link on the enrolment email will enable you to access the course.
In consideration of a group of learners from public entities, we could facilitate group registration, invoicing and activation of the learners through a stream-lined process. For group registrations, please contact us on the details below.