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Katie Van Der Schyff
+27 (83) 781 0588

Next Event


24 Aug 2022


9:00 am - 3:00 pm



Making People Excellence happen in your organisation

A Strategic Organisational Diagnosis of your organisation’s People Management Practices

VENUE: Southern Sun Hotel, Corner Tyrwitt and, Sturdee Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg


In the disruptive innovation, ideas-experience-based economy, people are the only true value unlockers and wealth creators in organisations. Strategically knowing the state of one’s organisation’s People Excellence – the ‘people creditworthiness’ of one’s organisation – has become a mission-critical imperative for every organisation in emerging, new order.

Purpose of the Workshop

To develop a strategic organisational diagnosis of the people excellence of an organisation.

Workshop Programme

The integrated diagnosis consists of five People Excellence Domains, made up of 20 Excellence Elements. The Domains are: Identity, Capacity, Delivery, Outcomes, and Relationships. The respective strategic thrusts of the respective Domains are: Identity: Strategic Positioning; Capacity: Potentiality; Delivery: Value Unlocking; Outcomes: Wealth Created; and Relationships: Reputation.

  • Benefits of Attending
  • Cutting edge thinking and doing: Discover the best thought-leadership, latest research, and cutting-edge practices regarding People Excellence
  • New world of work: Strategically frame and position

People Excellence in the new world of work

  • A strategic organisational approach: Understand how to diagnose in an integrated manner the people management practices of your organisation
  • Hands on: Gain the ability to spark and foster lasting people excellence in your organisation

Expected Outcome

Participants will be equipped to apply the strategic organisational diagnosis of people excellence in general and in their own organisations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Organisational Effectiveness Practitioners
  • HR Directors
  • HR Business Partners
  • Human Resources Managers
  • HR Officers
  • Talent Directors and Managers
  • HR Consultants

Additional Bonus

A free e-book of Theo H Veldsman’s book: The People Excellence Star. A strategic organisational stress test on which the workshop is based.

About the Facilitator

Professor Theo Veldsman

Thought Leader in People Management and Author of Designing Fit-For-Purpose Organisations: A Comprehensive, Integrated Route Map

Theo is regarded as one of the thought leaders in South Africa and beyond with respect to people management and the psychology of work. Over many years he has demonstrated his ongoing ability to pro-actively identify emerging people and leadership needs and arrive at fit- for-purpose, innovative solutions that are simultaneously theoretically and practically sound. He has a proven ability to move seamlessly between theory and practice, and vice versa. Over his career of 35 years, he has straddled the academic and practice worlds seamlessly. He refers to himself as a pracademic. His primary fields of expertise are: people strategy; organisational (re)design; leadership/ management; large scale organisational change; and strategic talent management. He is the author of nearly 220 technical/ consulting reports/articles, covering the abovementioned areas. He has (co-)authored 45 accredited articles, four books, 17 book chapters, and co-edited six books. A book on the People Excellence Star is due to be published during August 2021. After his retirement in 2016 as Professor, and Head of Department (since 2008) of the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management (IPPM), University of Johannesburg, he was appointed as Visiting Professor to the Department. He is also an Extra-ordinary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. He has led the profession of Psychology and Industrial Psychology nationally as President on several occasions.


Registration Fees (excl. VAT)

Making People Excellence happen in your organisation
One-Day In-Person Workshop R4 000 .00

Minimum of 5 people per course and maximum of 25 people • Registration fee excludes VAT.






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