Deloitte professionals have recorded podcasts which provide a local point of view on key issues which influence the Public Sector.
South African podcasts
Public – private partnerships: The changing landscape of infrastructure finance
The political landscape has changed; infrastructure is top of mind now and there is recognition of large infrastructure shortfalls locally and around the world. As a result, new and innovative public-private partnership structures are needed to make projects work.
Bruce Whitfield interviews André Pottas and Greg Barnes on the changing landscape of infrastructure finance, with specific reference to South Africa.
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Listen to Sandile Gwala, Director in the Consulting division of deloitte, and Cheryl James CEO of FASSET, being interviewed by Ewald Muller, Senior Executive of Standards at SAICA, on skills development.
The interview highlights the following key points:
- The three main functions of a SETA
- Why we need the SETAs
- The main challenge faced by the SETAs during the current economic downturn
- The type of work Deloitte has interacted with FASSET on?
- The milestones FASSET has achieved in the skills development rollout
- How Deloitte can advise public sector entities
- The major challenge faced by the public sector
- The importance of Public-Private Partnerships when it comes to sourcing professional services
Improving Financial Management in Government
Listen to the latest podcast on “The impact of the economic crisis on South Africa, and the role of the South African government” brought to you by the Public Sector industry team.
In this interview by Erika van der Merwe, journalist from Summit TV, Shamal Sivasanker director at Deloitte Consulting and Landon McMillan senior consultant from the Finance & Economics unit at Deloitte Consulting discuss the following:
- How the current economic crisis has evolved;
- How South Africa has faired thus far;
- What the Public Sector’s role is given the threat of an economic slow-down, and
- The self-fulfilling prophecy of cost cutting exercises in exacerbating the down-turn.