Faculty Training Institute

Company Information

Contact Person:

Robyn Loy

Phone:

0860 227 337

Accreditations

Affiliations and Accreditation

Faculty Training has many business affiliations, both in its own capacity, and through the memberships of its lecturers and Directors.

Corporate:

Proudly South African

Proudly South African is an exciting campaign to promote South African companies, products and services which are helping to create jobs and economic growth in our country.

ISETT ETQA

The ISETT SETA seeks to develop South Africa into an ICT knowledge based society by encouraging more people to develop skills in the sector as a means of contributing to economic growth.

Faculty Training Institute has been approved as a training provider with the ISETT SETA, covering training in the following areas:

* Information technology
* IT Management
* Object Orientation
* Software Engineering

CITI - Cape Information Technology Initiative

The Cape IT Initiative (CITI) is a not-for-profit organisation focused on developing the ICT cluster in the Western Cape. It focuses on four core areas: Cluster development (events, networking & Cluster facilitation), IT Business Development (incubation and Entrepreneurial support), IT Skills Development and IT Research & Policy. CITI?s goal is to promote Cape Town as a global IT hub and gateway into Africa, thereby facilitating the creation of jobs and prosperity through IT. CITI has assisted local business development through entrepreneurial support programmes and continues to play an important role in enabling ICT in the region, creating necessary linkages both nationally and internationally.

FTI is a member of CITI.

Cape Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber represents large and small organisations in South Africa. FTI is a member of the Cape Town Chamber.


Information Technology Association

The ITA represents over 250 companies in South Africa including all the top names concerned with the supply of information technology equipment, systems, software and services nation-wide. The ITA operates through an elected Executive Council and many specialist sector divisions, special interest groups and task groups.

The ITA Code of Ethics represents each member company's acceptance of the code, which ensures consumers obtain professional advice and after sales support, and that members adhere to industry standards.

International Institute of Business Analysts

The IIBA is an international not-for-profit professional association for Business Analysis professionals.

The IIBA vision is to be the leading world-wide professional association that develops and maintains standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification of practitioners.

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Computer Society of South Africa

The Computer Society of South Africa (CSSA) is the representative body of practising professionals in the computer industry. Its members come from many different backgrounds and bring together a variety of skills and experience. What they have in common is their interest in computing and in maintaining high standards of practise in the computing profession. Many of the lecturers and Directors of FTI are corporate members of the CSSA.

Association of Information Systems

The Association for Information Systems (AIS), founded in 1994, is a professional organization whose purpose is to serve as the premier global organization for academics specializing in Information Systems. Its mission is to advance knowledge in the use of information technology to improve organizational performance and individual quality of work life. The Directors are all members of the AIS.

Project Management Institute

Since its founding in 1969, Project Management Institute (PMI) has grown to be the organization of choice for project management professionalism. With over 75,000 members worldwide, PMI is the leading nonprofit professional association in the area of Project Management. PMI establishes Project Management standards, provides seminars, educational programs and professional certification that more and more organizations desire for their project leaders.

Our Project Management lecturers are members of the PMI SA and are certified Project Management Professionals.

IEEE

The IEEE (Eye-triple-E) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 377,000 individual members in 150 countries. The full name is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., although the organization is most popularly known and referred to by the letters I-E-E-E.

Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.

Lecturers belong to the IEEE in their own capacity.

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About

Our History

FTI was established in 1989 to offer affordable practical, professional training of the highest quality to the IT industry. It was born out of the joint vision of 5 experienced lecturers from the Department of Information Systems at the University of Cape Town, who perceived a gap between the short course training offered by many private training companies, and the longer 3 and 4 year degree career-oriented programmes offered by universities.

Industry was crying out at the time for challenging, high quality courses that would help to train IT professionals in the broad range of skills needed to tackle two very difficult jobs: that of IT project manager, and systems analyst. Our Diploma in Systems Analysis, and our Diploma in IT Project Management, originally developed a decade ago and much refined since then, became the benchmark for training in these two disciplines in the Western Cape.

Operating from its Head Office in Kenilworth, Cape Town, Faculty Training Institute has begun expanding its successful product offerings from the initial 2 Diploma courses into a wide and growing range of courses that serve the professional career develeopment needs of a much wider comunity than IT. Our corporate client base number base include more that 100 of South Africa's top companies.

Many successful graduates

In the last decade, many hundreds of IT professionals successfully graduated from these Diploma courses.

By 2005, we had graduated more than 4000 people on our Diplomas, many of whom now hold key positions. .
Many of our delegates have returned to complete their second, third and even fourth Diplomas course with FTI. Several of our top graduates have gone on to do MBA and other post-graduate programmes at university. FTI maintains contact with its graduates and it is a source of growing pride to Faculty Training to observe the successful career paths of so many of its graduates in corporate South Africa.

Innovative Training

Our innovative and fresh approach to training took some time to get acceptance in the marketplace, many companies in the Western Cape now to use FTI as their sole source of career-development training for business analysis, systems analysis and project management skills.

To be effective, training must be relevant to a delegate's own experiences in the work place, and the training must add value to the work effort of the individual for a long period after the course is finished.

Career-oriented training requires a very different approach to skills-related training. A two- or three-day course designed to transfer a language or product skill is appropriate, but project management skills and systems analysis skills are best transferred over an extended period of time.
Based on the years of experience of its lecturers, Faculty Training is able to offer the best in creative training techniques for the knowledge professional.

Address

Physical Address

Greenford Estate

Punters Way

Kenilworth

CAPE TOWN

7745

Western Cape

Postal Address

Greenford Estate Punter Way

Kenilworth

CAPE TOWN

7745

Other Locations

FTi Cape Town

Contact Person:

Robyn Loy

Position:

Phone:

0860 227 337

Physical Address

Greenford Estate

Punters Way

Kenilworth

CAPE TOWN

7745

Western Cape

Postal Address

Greenford Estate Punter Way

Kenilworth

CAPE TOWN

7745


FTI Johannesburg

Contact Person:

Robyn Loy

Position:

Phone:

0860 227 337

Physical Address

Kirstenhof Office Park

1 Witkoppen Rd

Paulshof

SANDTON

2056

Gauteng

Postal Address

1 Witkoppen Rd

Paulshof

SANDTON

2056


Courses

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