Resonance Institute of Learning is a Level 2 B-BBEE enterprise, established thirteen years ago and has grown into a fully-fledged, accredited training and consulting company in the education, training and development field. Our head office is based in Gauteng; however we have a national presence and deliver services in all nine provinces through our vast pool of facilitators, assessors, moderators and consultants. These resources are subject matter experts and are allocated based on the specific needs of each project.The primary aim of Resonance is reflected in our vision, which is to drive transformation through education, training and development services. We achieve this by improving human performance through the provision of: >
We comply with, and often exceed, the requirements of the national structures to ensure learners receive the best quality education and training courses. Resonance has two primary business units which drive us toward our vision – Training and Consulting.
At Resonance, we pride ourselves on the calibre of our resources. Our project management team has vast, practical expertise having delivered on multiple largescale, nationwide projects. All our facilitators are qualified subject matter experts and our assessors and moderators are registered with the relevant SETAs for all our accredited qualifications and specific unit standards which form part of these qualifications. We have seasoned instructional design specialists who are able to develop new material as well as customisation of existing material to suit the specific requirements of individual clients. They also ensure that all material is user-friendly, audience appropriate, exhibit a blended learning approach and are constantly updated to ensure its relevance. We are proud of our quality, reliability and timely delivery and have an excellent project track record.
Over 80% black representation
Over 31% black female representation
Over 51% designated group representation (black youth owned)
For us, transformation is not about compliance, it is a necessity. We are testament to the fact that transformation can work and that black owned companies can deliver an equivalent, if not better, level of service.
Dr. Rooksana Rajab is the Founder of Resonance Institute of Learning and currently sits on the Board where she performs a strategic oversight role. Rooksana is an expert in people development with a key focus on youth and women.She has been involved in research and development to provide solutions to organisations keen to assist and participate in youth development programmes, developing women leaders and entrepreneurs. She moved from being an employee of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), to an active board member of SAQA whilst setting up and establishing Resonance Institute of Learning that specialises in people development and empowerment. She is frequently invited to national and international conferences where she willingly shares her knowledge and experiences. Rooksana has recently set up a support group for women undertaking Masters and PhD studies.
Through her time in education, training and development, Rooksana has served on several Boards, including the National Skills Authority (NSA), the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and as Chairperson of the Association of Private Education (APPETD).
Yasser Ditta is the Managing Director of Resonance Institute of Learning and is highly experienced with over a decade of hands-on experience in the manufacturing, business advisory, capacity building and training industries. He holds a BCom degree in Marketing and Communication Management with additional majors in Labour Law and Labour Relations. In both the public and private sectors, he has played a key role in several large scale projects at National, Provincial and Local levels. His experience in consulting is diverse, including the fields of Organisational Design, Operational Efficiency, Capacity Building and Change Management. He brings a highly pragmatic approach to all of his assignments which is critical in the South African context.
During his time in business advisory services, Yasser identified and recognised the importance of a client’s ability to deliver on its strategy, and the lack thereof being a key inhibitor to successful implementation. This, coupled with the critical importance of skills transfer, sustainability and empowerment of his clients, has driven Yasser to lead from the front on several capacity building assignments at Executive, Senior and Middle management levels with a strong focus on Action Learning.
Hasnayn Ebrahim leads the AIA Strategy and Operations Improvement Practice. With a BSc Honours in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, Hasnayn brings over a decade of career experience. His experience in the engineering and operations environment has given him a sound understanding of developing practical solutions through analytical means.
Since joining AIA in 2012, Hasnayn shifted his focus to the Strategy environment and has advised Blue-chip Companies, Government Departments, Parastatals & State Owned Entities in Corporate and Business Strategies, Regional Growth Strategies (Africa in particular), Market Entry Strategies, Mergers & Acquisitions, Portfolio Prioritisation, PMO Set-up and implementation, Operating Models, Governance and Policy Frameworks, Business Process Re-engineering, Monitoring & Evaluation, Stakeholder Engagement and Transformation / B-BBEE.
Mandla Mvelase is a visionary strategic leader, a change agent and an executive and business coach with more than 20 years of executive and senior management experience, with proven ability in both strategy development and business turnaround strategy implementation. He is a creative and business-savvy marketing and communications professional with progressive experience across a broad range of marketing functions and diverse industry segments. Mandla has a proven track record in combining vision, creativity and strong business acumen with well-developed leadership qualities and project management skills to develop, implement and support critical business initiatives.
Mandla’s leadership roles have included being the acting CEO of the Road Accident Fund, the Chief Strategic Officer (CSO) for the Road Accident Fund and General Manager African Bank and Metropolitan Life, as well as senior management positions in both SAB and BP.