The Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut (AHI) is a multi-sectoral business organisation and one of four major chamber organisations in South Africa, actively involved in all sectors of the economy, except primary agriculture. The AHI was founded in 1942 and is currently represented in all 9 provinces of South Africa. The AHI, following the Vision “Together we create sustainable prosperity”, aims to assist members to utilise business opportunities, to positively influence the business climate in order to promote the economic interests of members and the broader business community, and to support a market-driven economy in co-operation with all role players. A list of affiliated business chambers cawn be found here: https://www.ahiwp.org.za/sakekamers/sakekamers/sakekamers/indexe85b.html?id=13Continue reading →
The Gauteng Institute for Architecture is one of the oldest architectural organizations in South Africa, founded in 1900 as the Transvaal Institute of Architects. We are a voluntary association affiliated to the South African Institute of Architects and endorsed by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession.
Our Mission: To serve our members’ interests, promote a better built environment and a greater awareness of Architecture.
Our membership currently totals 490 members, consisting of full members who are architects and affiliate members comprising of candidate architects, technologists, draughts people based in the Gauteng Region.
We offer continual professional development courses to our members and the public on topics ranging from heritage to professional practice. We do this by means of webinars, workshops, lectures, tours of iconic buildings, social events and exhibitions. Events are aimed at creating a networking and marketing platform for both professionals within the built environment as well as relevant government bodies and suppliers.
The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI), a South African Qualifications Authority recognised professional association for financial planners in South Africa. It is the only institution in South Africa to offer the CFP® certification, as well as an approved examination body for the FAIS Regulatory ExaminationsContinue reading →
The Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicsSA) is a non-profit, public benefit organisation. It was incorporated in September 1999 and commenced operations in August 2000.
EthicsSA sustains its operations through the training and services it offers to organisations in the public and private sectors, as well as to professional associations and their members.
EthicsSA’s vision is to build an ethically responsible society, by forming partnerships with the public and private sectors, and the professions. We serve as a resource through our thought leadership, research, training, support, assessments and certification activities.Continue reading →
The pre-eminent body for the Mechanical Engineering profession
SAIMechE exists to serve the interests and needs of its members, to advance the science and practise of mechanical engineering, and to promote high standards in the profession. Our website is the primary vehicle to deliver on our objectives. Join here.
The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) is the senior body representing the discipline of mechanical engineering in South Africa. It covers all fields of application as diverse as automobile, energy generation, process engineering, heavy manufacture, design, management, research, mining and education. SAIMechE is over a century old, and originated as the South African Association of Engineers and Architects, established in 1892. SAIMechE is a voluntary association of Mechanical Engineers, Technologists and Technicians that have access to various grades of membership and the associated benefits.
SAIMechE’s Mission: To serve the interests and needs of its members and of the Mechanical Engineering Community, and to promote the continued supply of appropriate and sufficient Mechanical Engineering skills to meet the nation’s needs, thereby enhancing the competitiveness of local industry to the benefit of all.Continue reading →
With global energy demands on the increase, coupled with the depletion of our natural resources and the negative impact of fossil-based energy sources on the environment, the issues of clean, sustainable energy and the importance thereof in economic development and global well-being have become a pressing reality world-wide. Energy innovation and the efficient use of energy are two key components of mitigating these challenges. It is for this reason the South African Government has established the institute.
The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is a Schedule 3A state owned entity that was established as a successor to the previously created South African National Energy Research Institute (SANERI) and the National Energy Efficiency Agency (NEEA). The main function of SANEDI is to direct, monitor and conduct applied energy research and development, demonstration and deployment as well to undertake specific measures to promote the uptake of Green Energy and Energy Efficiency in South Africa.Continue reading →
The Energy Research Centre is the result of the logical merger of activities of the Energy Research Institute and the Energy Development Research Centre at the University of Cape Town
The Centre is an African-based multi-disciplinary energy research centre which pursues excellence in technology, policy and sustainable development research, education and capacity building programmes at a local and international level.
The organisation’s core activity is energy. Under the umbrella of this first line activity, the organisation is involved in the following major undertakings:
Education and capacity building
Energy services of benefit to the community at large.
EISA is a not for profit organisation established in 1996 based in Johannesburg (South Africa) with field offices across the continent.
An African continent where democratic governance, human rights and citizen participation are upheld in a peaceful environment.
EISA strives for excellence in the promotion of credible elections, citizen participation, and strong political institutions for sustainable democracy in Africa.
The Disaster Management institute of Southern Africa (DMISA) was founded in 1985 and still maintains its position as the premium professional association for Disaster Management professionals and associated disciplines in Southern Africa. DMISA is the SAQA-approved professional body for Disaster Management in South Africa and manages the SAQA-approved Disaster Management Professional (PrDM), Disaster Management Practitioner (DMPc), Disaster Management Associate (DMA) and Disaster Management Technician (DMT) designation.Continue reading →
The Chartered Institute of Business Management is not an examining body but recognises subjects passed or exempted from the CSSA curriculum. The major difference is that students will be entitled to apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Business Management at various levels after passing a minimum of five CSSA modules or if exemptions are granted and apply the appropriate designatory title after their names.
Members of other professional bodies, university graduates or holders of National Diplomas can qualify to apply for a higher level of Chartered Institute of Business Management membership by studying for the CSSA programmes.
Graduates, Associates and Fellows of Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa may apply for dual membership of CSSA and Chartered Institute of Business Management at FCIBM level only.Continue reading →