The wonderings and wanderings of Dakin and Company

I love being part of the ideation and design of learning. This course outline was created by request from a leading business school and I particularly enjoyed making it as practical and hands-on as possible, while not limiting the amount of time learners spend critically assessing and interrogating the underlying concepts of financial management. Obviously this document is copyrighted and may not be used without permission from me and the business school. Enjoy the visualisation of this training coming alive as you read it.   Design: Strategic Financial Management  
[Article I wrote to promote Kinfundi.] Getting back into the swing of things after the December holidays is always a bit of a challenge. Even more so for those who are unsure of their financial stability or how they’re going to afford the new expenses of the new year. Kinfundi is a way to alleviate some of that strain. Employers now have the power to send their employees and their relatives back to school. Kinfundi is a new type of employee fringe benefit that bosses can offer to their staff to help them save for future tuition fees for their families. In a country such as South Africa, with increasing income inequality and stagnant upward mobility, it is important that every person and business that can, offer their staff helping hands where they need it most. And with the cost of education increasing at nearly double the rate of inflation,...
As part of the in-house faculty at PwC, USA, I created a document that shared instructing tips and tricks with other instructors of in-house training. It's succinct and helpful; at least I thought so... Only an extract of the document is provided here, as the content is proprietary to PwC. Extract: Instructing Tools and tips
This was one of my most fun and yet also challenging projects to date. A large multi-national asked me to help them define and develop "executive presence" within their top global leaders. The attached document is only the start of the design process but hopefully gives a sense of the direction in which we took this assignment. Overview: Executive presence
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