TDCI Staff, Facilitators and Consultants

TDCI is founded on an agile, network based structure. We employ a core staff component responsible for guiding and coordinating our strategic and operational functioning. TDCI further collaborate and contract with a wide network of industry experts in managing, hosting, and facilitating our core portfolios and events.

 

TDCI Staff

 Marius Pretorius

Founding member, MD

 

Marius is the MD of TDCI Training and Development, and has more than 20 years’ experience in the fields of Individual, Team and Organisational Development. He is a registered Industrial Psychologist and obtained a Hons Degree in Psychology (UP) as well as a Hons & Masters Degree in Industrial Psychology (UNISA). He is currently completing a PHD in Consulting Psychology at UNISA (Title: THE WORKPLACE DIVERSITY (R)EVOLUTION: ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE FOR AN EMERGENT AGE). Marius has extensive experience in the fields of individual and organisational excellence, strategic diversity management, change and transformation, organizational development, and leadership. He has designed, developed and presented numerous training programmes and regularly deliver presentations at conferences.  He has been a driving force behind the creation of various national & international events such as The Power of Difference, several Diversity Indabas (since 1999+), the Annual Employment Equity, Diversity and Transformation Summit (since 2009), the Robben Island Diversity Experience (since 2000), the Annual Disability Equity Conference (since 2012), Talent Management Blueprint Conference as well as the Organisation and Social Systems Change Dialogue Sessions.

Marius has consulted to and facilitated a broad range of programmes in both the public and private sector for clients such as South African Airways, Howden, Vodacom, Khumani (Assmang), National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Stefanutti, Buffalo City Municipality, SASSA, Department of Trade and Industry, South African National Parks (SANPARKS), Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality, Vryburg Minicipality, Element 6, KZN Legislature, Kansanshi Mine (Zambia), South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL), Element 6, Mintek, Petra Diamonds, Finsch Mine, Rossing Mine (Namibia), NRCS, KZN Legislator, KZN provincial 

Treasury, FNB Branch Banking, University of Namibia (UNAM), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Openwave, Vaal University of Technology, Thuoslots, University of Stellenbosch, First Rand, South African Mint, Midvaal Water Company, Media 24, Finsch Mine, Capacity Outsourcing, Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Department of Public Service Administration (DPSA), Platinum Africa, Central University of Technology, Corptrain, & Kumba Resources

Collins Mathebula, Director, Business Development

 

My passion for the empowerment of people  through education is the reason I have been in Training and Development field for the past 15 years . After successfully completing my BA degree at Unisa , i was employed in 2003  as a Sales Executive for Excellante International , a company which was providing Training and Development services to the Private and the Private sectors . I had great success in my Sales role  in the company that in the short  space of time, I was promoted to be  a team leader before  I was ultimately promoted to be the Sales  Director responsible for Training and monitoring new sales recruits  to maximize their potential for success as sales executives to help the company achieve its objectives of securing  enough Delegates for all the Training projects . To enhance my Business Development Skills, I enrolled and successfully completed a Business to Business Marketing Programme at  Unisa whilst I was at Excellante International . In 2007 , I left the company and started my own company , Masimu Marketing Solutions which is primarily a marketing company for  different training and development programmes ,  in 2015, I cofounded Thiko Businesses Intelligence , with Sam Mashudu Nengwani which continues to Market Training and Development programmes to date.

 

 

 

Mmasephoma "Masie" Moagi, TDCI Programme Coordinator

Functions as TDCI's Programme and Events Coordinator .Academic background is grounded in Idustrial Psychology and Labour Relations Management. Has extensive experience in training and development with interests in Human Relations, Diversity and Organisational Excellence. 

 Cicil Visser, Manager: Western Cape Region

 

Cicil holds a Master’s degree in Psychology, specialising in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) training and the best practice criteria for adult learning and development, for which she received a distinction. As part of her studies she developed an EQ training programme specifically designed to enhance soft skills development, creativity and team management processes. Cicil also has an Honours degree in Psychology, Post Graduate Certificate in Education and a Ba.SocSci degree in Psychology and is SACE registered.

Cicil has thirteen years’ experience in the teaching and training industry and is the regional manager for TDCI Western Cape branch. She conducts training in Diversity Management at various South African mines and large corporate institutions. The Diversity Management programme entails experiential exploration and conversations about diversity, the role of social construction theory in shaping perceptions, diversity management practices and its impact on both our personal and professional contexts.

In addition to Diversity Management, Cicil presents workshops on Generational Diversity which are based on the premise of Generational Theory. The workshops are aimed at enabling cross-generational synergy by first addressing generational differences, values, characteristics, drivers and incentives before exploring generational similarities and creating collaboration across generations. She also conducts experiential and behavioural assessments with large groups and teams to identify and profile candidates with leadership qualities and training potential to embark on acceleration programmes specifically designed to empower, mentor and train employees to become future leaders. Conversely, she has also done assessment to identify candidates with developmental areas and skills shortages that needed to be address through skills development training. Cicil heads the HR Master Class Series which hosts bi-monthly HR conferences in the Cape Winelands and will be expanding to Gauteng in 2017. The HR Master Class presents a platform for industry experts, pioneers, authors and academic to present the latest trends, tools and technology in the Human Resource industry. 

Sam Nengwani, Director Marketing 

 

Sam lives and breath Marketing of Training and Development programmes , this is evinced by his 15 years of uninterrupted service as a Sales Consultant for various companies in the Training and Development field . Sam’s career as a sales executive in the training and Development sector started in a rather unexpected way , he was a delivery consultant for Twisters, which was a company providing food for the office block where Excellante International,which was providing Training and Development services was based .Sam’s enthusiasm and professionalism captured the director of Excellante International’s attention , which was one of the clients of his employers . He was offered an opportunity as a sales executive of Excellante , the position he excelled despite his lack of experience in the Training and Development field  . After leaving Excellante he went on to serve in the sales departments of  different companies in the Training and Development Industry until 2015 when he  cofounded Thiko Business Intelligence , which markets Training and Development Programmes to the Public and Private sectors within Africa. 

 

 

Caren Pretorius, Portfolio manager

 

 


TDCI Facilitators and consultants

Thembi Kgengwenyane

Thembi is TDCI’s Diversity Portfolio Manager and has more than 13 years’ experience in the fields of Individual and Team related interventions. Her academic background is in Psychology as well as Industrial Psychology. Thembi has extensive experience in the fields of organisational excellence, diversity, change, transformation, and strategic facilitation. She has designed, developed and presented numerous training programmes and has been coordinating various national & international events such as the Talent Management Blueprint Conference, the Organisation and Social Systems Change Dialogue Sessions, the Annual Employment Equity, Diversity and Transformation Summit, the Robben Island Diversity Experience, and the Annual Disability Equity Conference.

Thembi has, for the past six years been one of TDCI’s lead facilitators in diversity and transformation related interventions. She has been involved in various strategic projects utilising collaborative methodologies such as open space technology, appreciative inquiry and 

 

Lungie Molamu

 Lungie Molamu is a senior consultant with experience spanning over 20 years in the areas of Social Research, Organizational Development and Human Resource Development. She originally hails from Queenstown in the Eastern Cape, but now trains and consults nationally on issues of diversity and transformation. She completed her MSc in Race Relations and Community Studies at Bradford University, Yorkshire. She worked as a lecturer at the Agricultural College in Botswana and was later deployed to the Ministry of Local Government Lands and Housing as a senior researcher to facilitate informed public policy formulation and guide development planning in general. She then joined Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Educational Trust Botswana as a director. This was a regional research project advocating for women’s rights as a developmental issue. Lungie’s focus has been on Organizational Development and Human Resource Development providing consulting services, integrated training and facilitation aimed at meeting the challenges of change and transformation. She has been working in the field of employment equity and diversity since 1994 and has trained and consulted to various organisations in both the public and private sector.