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Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) STUDENTS SIM CARDS DISTRIBUTION

IDM has entered a contract with BTC to supply current active IDM students with 1GB of Corporate Internet. Students will use the same Internet being provided to IDM Main Campus, through BTC SIM Cards wherever there are BTC Mobile services. The SIM Cards are loaded with 1GB/day of Internet data and 60 minutes /month of free voice services, and the voice services are limited to the closed IDM SIM Cards group. Know Your Customer (KYC) links were provided for students to fill before they could be given the SIM Cards and so far, more than 3500 students have been issued with the SIM Cards.

OSH Short Course

IDM held a 5 days short course in Occupational Health and Safety this past week. This course offers an overview of potential and existing health and safety hazards that could undermine the productivity targets of the enterprise, the increasing awareness of the employees’ rights to health and safety at work and the need for organizations to comply with International Standards as well as the Lesotho Labour Code and the importance of sound occupational health and safety practices.

IDM Teaching Staff Training

This Past week, our Training Staff participated in a two(2) day assessment training facilitated by members of Lesotho College of Education. The purpose of the training is continue to acquit participants with skills necessary for effective assessment items. This is an activity that is conducted periodically to ensure that we deliver quality education to our learners.

Short Course in Tender evaluation

IDM recently conducted a one week short course training for LEC staff in Tender evaluation. The 5 days course is ideal for procurement professionals as well as senior staff members. It assists with skills capacity in helping members to reduce costs as well as reputational risks to the organization. Attendees are also given skills that help the organization to manage procurement activities through acquiring the right goods of the precise quantity, at the right time, delivered at the right place.

Call for Applications for August 2021 Intake

Remember to secure your seat for the August 2021 intake before close of applications in June. IDM will this year accept applications in Emergency Medical Care(EMC) in partnership with Boitekanelo College from Botswana. This is a one year certificate qualification payable at M17,500 per annum.

Moreover, Diploma qualifications spanning two years in Accounting and business studies as well as Human Resource Management are also available on pastime, weekend, full time as well as block release basis.

Launch of Psychometric Assessment Center

IDM has Launched its Psychometric Assessment Center held at Avani Maseru. This cutting-Edge initiative is yet another tool that aims to assist local corporates to effectively manage their recruitment, screening and selection needs. IDM has partnered with an international organization called SHL to provide talent central assessment platform using psychometric testing system or aptitude test.

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IDM opens applications for July intake


PRESS RELEASE: IDM signs an agreement with BALA

The Institute of Development Management (IDM) and Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) have entered into a partnership to facilitate training of local government structures. This follows the launch and roll-out of the IDM Centre for Local Governance, a product developed by IDM for councilors, council administration, land boards, tribal authorities as well as district and village development structures.

IDM signs MoU with Botswana Public Service College to facilitate training

Realizing there is a significant alignment in their mandate, last week IDM and BPSC entered into a partnership and signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in several areas of mutual interest. The two institutions will jointly develop and deliver short programmes geared towards capacitating individuals in their professional careers. IDM and BPSC have also agreed to leverage on each other’s resources by sharing some of their facilities including library, training rooms, and the cafeteria.