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Personal Mastery
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Training and development courses designed to manage others better by learning to understand your own emotions.

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Leadership & Management Courses

Training and development courses designed
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Communication Skills Training

Training and development courses designed to build competencies you need to communicate more effectively.

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Who We Are
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, for more than 25 years Maurice Kerrigan Africa has been the first-choice provider of training and development courses specialising in Leadership & Management, Personal Mastery & Emotional Intelligence and Communication. Our 2 to 3-day practical courses are SETA Accredited and perfect for any hard-working professional with limited time on their hands. We also offer In-house training and development courses with the goal of providing tailored solutions and convenience to our clients. We are passionate about our vision, mission and values and we also support a strong Economic Empowerment Policy.
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What our clients say about us

“Well worth it! I will recommend it to anyone that has to negotiate.”

Head of Projects and Infrastructure

Investec

“The programme gives excellent theory which can be used in every part of one’s life, by implementing, we can add value to our company and its growth.”

Product Manager

Protea Chemicals

“The programme assisted me in dealing with issues and to take a good look at myself. It taught me a new way to deal with and manage my emotions.”

Sales Manager

Estee Lauder

“I feel that this programme is extremely relevant. It has definitely increased my skill level and has helped me uncover my hidden potential.”

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Regional Manager

Nedbank

“Excellent! This programme opened my eyes about consulting. It will definitely help me in my career.”

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Network Solution Architect

Fujitsu

“This programme will help to improve my relationships with my peers. I am now equipped to improve the performance of my team.”

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HR Manager

Metrorail

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Looking through the customer lens

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Customer Diversity – One size does not fit all

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Facts tell – Emotions sell

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