Are you serious about HR and where it is headed?


South African organisations have a rich history of being innovators and pioneers in various functional areas of business .The one area of innovation and pioneering that we have been truly excited about, as HR Professionals, is the development of the National HR Standards.

South Africa is the first country to set national HR standards that seeks to improve the quality of HR work irrespective of the location of an HR professional, or industry and organisational differences.Ultimately, through the National HR Standards, HR professionalism will be enhanced by reducing inconsistencies in the profession .

SEIFSA is proud to be collaborati ng with Marius Meyer; CEO of the SABPP and one of the pioneeri ng leaders i n the development of the National HR Standards, in presenting a seminar on the National HR Standards. Do not miss out on this opportunity to engage with Mr Meyer and your peers i n the HR fraternity on key issues relating to the relevance and importance of the National HR Standards and their implications on you and your organisation.


Attendance is essential for all:

• Senior HR professionals
• HR subject matter-experts
• Human Resource Directors. / Chief Directors
• Human Resource Managers
• Public Service HR practitioners
• Learning and Development, Organisational Development, Wellness, Reward, Performance, Talent
• Management, HR Technology and Employment Relations professionals

Should I be there or wait in despair?

If you are concerned about the current state of affairs of the current Human Resou rce landscape then joi n us on this seminar that will cover:

• The relevance of the National HR standards
• Overview and process of generating the National HR standards
• Review the key features, requirements and quantum's of the HR Standards
• Learn to apply the national HR standards to enhance consistency, competence and credibility for all engaged in human capital


24 October 2014

Country Club Johannesburg, I Napier Road,Auckland Park, Johannesburg Time: 09h00 to I 3h00


Members: R 1 ,929.00

Non-members: R 2, 129.00

NOTE: Bookings for tables of I 0 available at a discount INCLUDED IN THE FEES

- Handouts

- Refreshments

- Lunch



Charlene Lynch

011 298 9442

Setsana Ltibare

011 298 9424


The Presenter

Marius Meyer, CEO SABPP

Marius Meyer is CEO of the SA Board for People Practices {SABPP), the professional body for HR practitioners and statutory Education and Training Quality Assurance Body for HR in South Africa. He is responsible for the quality assurance of 59 learning providers, as well as the HR accreditation of all universities in South Africa. Marius facilitated training and consulting interventions for more than a I 00 companies.Previously Marius lectured in HRD at the University of South Africa and University of Johannesburg.

He has been an HRD practitioner, consultant, academic and manager for the last 20 years. Marius is registered as a Master HR Practitioner and Mentor with SABPP. He is an advisory board member and head of research for the African Society forTraining and Development. Marius is a regular speaker at local and international conferences and author of 22 books and 1 50 articles. He has a passion for leadership, strategy, governance, change management and people development .

The latest output of his team is the National HR Competency Model, as well as a full set of national HR standards, the first set of national HR standards in the world . His latest books are on HR Standards, HR Competencies and HR Risk Management to be published in October 2014.

As an anti-crime activist he is also a founding member of the fourth largest community policing forum in South Africa, in Roodekrans to the west of Johannesburg.


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