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TDCI's Strategic Partners

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TDCI Staff & Consultants

Marius Pretorius, Founder and Principal: TDCI 


Marius is MD and founder of TDCI Training and Development. Marius has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of Individual, Team, and Organisational Development. He is a registered Industrial Psychologist and obtained a Hons Degree in Psychology (UP) and a Hons & Masters’ Degree in Industrial Psychology (UNISA). He is currently completing a PHD in Consulting Psychology at UNISA (Title: THE WORKPLACE DIVERSITY (R)EVOLUTION: ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE FOR AN EMERGENT AGE). Marius has extensive experience in the fields of individual and organisational excellence, strategic diversity management, change and transformation, organizational development, and leadership. He has designed, developed and presented numerous training programmes and regularly deliver presentations at national and international conferences. He has been a driving force behind the creation of various national & and international events such as The Power of Difference, several Diversity Indabas (since 1999+), the Annual Employment Equity, Diversity and Transformation Summit (since 2009), the Robben Island Diversity Experience (since 2000), the Annual Disability Equity Conference (since 2012), Talent Management Blueprint Conference as well as the Organisation and Social Systems Change Dialogue Sessions.

Marius has consulted to and facilitated a broad range of programmes in both the public and private sector for clients such as South African Airways, Howden, Vodacom, Khumani (Assmang), National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Stefanutti, Buffalo City Municipality, SASSA, Department of Trade and Industry, South African National Parks (SANPARKS), Ga- Segonyana Local Municipality, Vryburg Minicipality, Element 6, KZN Legislature, Kansanshi Mine (Zambia), South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL), Element 6, Mintek, Petra Diamonds, Finsch Mine, Rossing Mine (Namibia), NRCS, KZN Legislator, KZN provincial Treasury, FNB Branch Banking, University of Namibia (UNAM), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Openwave, Vaal University of Technology, Thuoslots, University of Stellenbosch, First Rand, South African Mint, Midvaal Water Company, Media 24, Finsch Mine, Capacity Outsourcing, Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Department of Public Service Administration (DPSA), Platinum Africa, Central University of Technology, Corptrain, & Kumba Resources.

Collins Mathebula, Director: Business Development

Collins is a co-owner of TDCI and serves as Director of Business Development. His passion for empowering people through education has steered his career in the Training and Development field for the past 15 years. After completing his BA degree at Unisa, he was employed as a Sales Executive for Excellante International, a company that provides Training and Development services to both the Private and the Private sectors. The success Collins had as a sales consultant ensured he was promoted first to a team leader and ultimately to the Sales Director responsible for the training and monitoring of new sales recruits. His mandate was to maximize the potential of the call center agents to help the company to achieve its objectives. To enhance his Business Development Skills, Collins enrolled and completed a Business Marketing Programme at Unisa. In 2007, Collins left Excellante International to start his own company, Masimu Marketing Solutions, that focusses primarily on the marketing of training and development programmes. In 2015 Collins co-founded Thiko Businesses Intelligence with Sam Mashudu Nengwani which continues to Market Training and Development programmes to date. In 2018 Collins with his marketing machinery joined forces with TDCI to create a bigger national and international footprint within the training and consultancy industry. Collins is responsible for

TDCI’s business development and marketing.

Cicillia Visser: TDCI Regional Manager (Western Cape)

Cicil holds a Master’s degree in Psychology, specialising in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) training and the best practice criteria for adult learning and development, for which she received a distinction. As part of her studies, she developed an EQ training programme specifically designed to enhance soft skills development, creativity, and team management processes. Cicil also has an Honours degree in Psychology, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and a BA Social Sciences degree in Psychology and SACE registered.

Cicil has thirteen years of experience in the teaching and training industry and is the regional manager for TDCI Western Cape branch. She conducts training in Diversity Management at various South African mines and large corporate institutions. The Diversity Management programme entails experiential exploration and conversations about diversity, the role of social construction theory in shaping perceptions, diversity management practices, and its impact on both our personal and professional contexts.

In addition to Diversity Management, Cicil presents Generational Diversity workshops based on the premise of Generational Theory. The workshops are aimed at enabling cross-generational synergy by first addressing generational differences, values, characteristics, drivers, and incentives before exploring generational similarities and creating collaboration across generations. She also conducts experiential and behavioural assessments with large groups and teams to identify and profile candidates with leadership qualities and training potential to embark on acceleration programmes specifically designed to empower, mentor and train employees to become future leaders. Conversely, she has also assessed to identify candidates’ with developmental areas and skills shortages that needed to be addressed through skills development training. Cicil heads the HR Master Class Series. The HR Master Class presents a platform for industry experts, pioneers, authors, and academic to present the latest trends, tools, and technology in the Human Resource industry

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