About Marjón Meyer

 

Marjón Meyer is the Managing Director of Skills at Work Training (Pty) Ltd. She is an Industrial Sociologist, Coach, Public Speaker and a Human Capital & OD Consultant.  She is an experienced, energetic and enthusiastic lecturer of various training programmes.  Embracing the new world of work, she can now add online coaching facilitation, presenting of webinars and producing pre-recorded training sessions to her portfolio. She is in demand for training, strategic sessions, chairing conferences, consultation and implementation of Management and Leadership training, building strategies, coaching, development work and motivational talks.

Marjón is also an organisational development consultant who manage organisational redesigning and assist organisations to realign themselves to the challenges of an ever-changing economic and social environment. Marjón has extensive local and international experience in HR consulting, Coaching, Facilitation, Programme Design, Skills Gap Analyses and Assessments.  She facilitates courses such as Management & Leadership, Human Resources Management, Confidence & Assertiveness, Conflict management, Business writing, Customer Service, Time management, Skills for PAs, Emotional Intelligence, Diversity management, Strategic Thinking, Creative Problem Solving etc.

Marjón studied B Com Communication as well as B Com Honours in Industrial Sociology (cum laude).  Her university majors include Industrial Psychology, Industrial Sociology, Communication and Economics. Marjón worked in the corporate environment before successfully starting out on her own as a training specialist in 1997. She gained extensive experience working on projects in the Human Resource Development field as a Facilitator, Training Manager and Training Consultant.  She has management experience in the corporate environment which enables her to facilitate the building of leadership skills.  She received accreditation in 2017 in Dubai as the Master Trainer in South Africa for an entrepreneurial skills programme aimed at high school children.

Apart from doing coaching, Marjón also does counselling and therapy (in-person and online) to help people deal with challenges in life (depression, loss, trauma etc). She completed a post-graduate certificate in Narrative Therapy (cum laude) at the University of Pretoria in 2017.

Since becoming a consultant, she consistently develops training material and presents training courses and seminars for clients of training institutions and employees of blue-chip corporate clients, government departments and to people from all walks of life.  She was also an external tutor and moderator in Labour Relations for UNISA.  Marjón is  co-author of a book Managing Human Resource Development published by Lexis Nexis.

She is a regular contributor to radio programmes, has her own blog and writes for online publications. She is a member of the SA Business Association for Women and served on the Board of the South African Professional Trainers Association (SAPTA).   She is also a Master OD Practitioner of the Chartered Institute of Professional Practitioners and Trainers (CIPPT). Marjón is a registered assessor and has received accreditation from the ETDP SETA and MERSETA. Marjon consults on HR matters over and above being a training consultant.

Marjón travels extensively both domestically and abroad and uses every opportunity to gain knowledge and experience through effective networking. Marjón has many years’ experience presenting Management and Leadership workshops and her frequent travels in Africa and further away have given her a good understanding of the various world views, cultural etiquette and differences.  She was the key-note speaker in Mozambique at the African Women Leaders’ conference as well as a speaker at the Southern African Telecommunications forum in Dar-es-Salaam.  In Kenya she worked with leaders from various cultures in Africa.  She has also been invited to present a paper at the Human Capital Summit Africa in Nigeria as a South-African representative.

Over the years Marjón has been giving professionals advice and tools on how to improve their skills and enhance their professionalism.  She has been a guest lecturer at the University of Pretoria, University of Zululand, UNISA and the University of Johannesburg.   She is an executive coach and is involved in corporate coaching to grow professionals to reach their true potential. Marjón has been nominated by the Skills Portal as one of the top trainers in South Africa.

Marjón is also an active outdoor enthusiast, believes in green living and loves spending time reading, running, exploring nature.  She travels extensively and as a true industrial sociologist, is curious about other cultures, traditions and therefore engage in all kinds of adventures.  She has recently walked the Camino de Francés in Spain and is already looking forward to doing this again.

   

To connect with Marjon, subscribe to her email list by clicking on the ‘Subscribe’ link in the main menu above, or contact her directly:

+27 82 883 2425

     marjon@marjonmeyer.co.za or marjon@skillswork.co.za

   Johannesburg, 1733 – Operate internationally

 

 

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