Developing myself

Participants included

Madre de Lange – Bergstreme Developments | Ettiene de Villiers – Bergstreme Developments | Malcom Shirley – Hot Lime | Joan Pienaar

Overall experience

How would you describe your overall experience of the Workshop to colleagues or friends?

I learned a lot and will use it in future. It was relaxed, but focused. All info was explained and everyone could fully understand, will surely come again!!! | Fantastic + Positive. | It was a learning curve of which I have learnt a lot. | Well worth the trip and costs, I will do this again, no hesitation.

What were the main positive things that contributed to your overall experience?

Presenter’s approach to answer all questions as clearly as possible. | Facilitator & fellow learners. | Engaged with all, got all involved.

What were the main negative things that contributed to your overall experience?

I got cold coffee.


What one thing that you have learned will have the greatest impact on your work on Monday morning?

Improve my schedule. | All the new terms. | Gantt Chart. | I am capable to do Project Management. I believe in myself/my potential to be a project manager.

Project Management Workshop discussion

About the learning materials

What did you think of the workbook?

It’s really full of info and I can use all of it in future. Everything is explained very well. | Good learning material. | I like the handwritten + cartoon picture notes. | Great. | Easy to learn from.

What could be improved?

Have more of these courses. Slightly slower, more in-depth. | Battery life of camera and clock.

Did you find the quizzes helpful?

They were very helpful. | Made me think. | Two questions, yes. | Yes| Yes

About the lecturer

What did she do well?

She is very good and explains very well. Like the stories. Now I wouldn’t forget 🙂 | Speaks very well. | Very personalised approach and practical presentation involving all learners. | Excellent. | I am a slow learner, she got me to remember.

What could she do better?

Not much, she engages perfectly. | Nothing on my side, keep it as is. | Attending to each and every individual.

About signing up for the Workshop

What do you think about our response to your initial enquiry?

Very good. | Welcoming. | Accepting. | Well done.

What made you decide to book?

Warren, my manager, sent an e-email to me and Madre, asked if we were interested. | Facebook advert vs available budget vs potential lack of knowledge vs self empowerment. | Developing myself. | Web site and message interaction.


About the Workshop

How much did you get from the Workshop in terms of the following?

Before the weekend, I thought I knew lots of this Project Management. But I clearly did not, and learned a lot. | More than expected. Met my needs more than 100%.

Very good and with lots of explaining which was good for me. | Tania is the most patient facilitator I have ever came across. Effortless. | Kept me listening.

Need to learn more; we just touched a small piece. | Need more in-depth practical training.

About the environment

What did you think of the venue and catering?

It’s really beautiful and the catering was great. | Very good. | Delicious food. Suitable and practical venue. | Top of the range. 5 star. | Great. Good food.

Tania Melnyczuk

Director of Programme Design at

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