National Business Initiative (NBI)

This presentation:

  1. Outlines a partnership between the mining industry and public FET colleges;
  2. Argues for stronger private sector engagement in the national skills agenda;
  3. Suggests that there is a need to move beyond ‘tick box’ approaches to skills to a more systemic and sustainable approach;
  4. Proposes that business initiatives to improve its competitive environment – in this case, in the arena of education and skills – can bring both public and private benefits;
  5. Highlights the important role of business leadership in driving forward the systemic changes that are essential for the future of business and the future of South Africa