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enke: Bespoke Services

Tailored solutions to support the facilitation, program development, leadership training, monitoring and evaluation efforts of companies and organisations.

About enke Bespoke Services

Rooted in our passion to support the youth of today to succeed, and complemented by our years of experience in working within the development sector, we provide tailored training and consulting services to meet a client’s needs. We’re experienced in supporting people from different backgrounds with equally diverse needs with our multitude of offerings ranging from full-scale project management to facilitation.

All income from our specialised services goes directly into covering the administrative costs of our programs, which ensures that the programs remain accessible and become scalable. An additional benefit for hiring enke as a key supplier, is the multiplier of BBBEE Skills Development and Supplier Development Points, provides employment for our alumni, and contributes to our work of empowering young people to be more effective.

Bespoke Services Offering

We offer the following services to our clients:

  • Program Design: Whether your project is a large scale production spanning multiple months or it’s your annual retreat over a weekend, enke will be able to provide project management with ease. We’re experienced in conducting ideation, program design, and other facets to achieve the goals of your projects from A to Z.
    • Program strategy & development
    • Implementation assistance
    • Communication strategy
    • Relationship development

 

  • Leadership Development: enke harnesses theories drawn on emotional intelligence, focused on human- centric design thinking and others competencies to provide the necessary skills for leadership development. Our training is built upon concepts that are crucial for future leaders to drive vision, lead the team to reach objectives, and inspire action in actualizing change. Programme flows can be customized based on your organisation’s need including:
    • Introduction to leadership
    • Effective communication
    • Visioning exercises
    • Collaboration and conflict resolution

 

  • Facilitation Services: When you put a small group of individuals together into a room, there are bound to be differing opinions and divergent goals, not to mention a lot of heat, and this is where enke thrives as we love passion! With over 10 years of experience in facilitation, we are accustomed in working with people from diverse backgrounds and socio-economic lines. We can help play a pivotal role by maintaining a neutral position while working to link stakeholders together and encourage engagement in order to achieve your desired outcome

 

  • Curriculum Development & Instructional Design: We create engaging and meaningful learning experiences through our curriculum development offering. Our curriculum development approach is anchored in design-thinking and user experience design methods. The process integrates the needs of the target audience and meet the desired training and learning objectives.

 

Our Bespoke Consulting Process

diagram: bespoke service process flow

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Previous Clients and Projects

Here are a few examples of projects and clients we’ve worked with:

  • Ikamva Youth: design and delivery of a facilitation skills development and coaching program for 35 staff members nationally, as well as providing facilitation and team building for their annual National Strategic Planning Week since 2014.
  • UCT MasterCard Scholars Programme: design and delivery of a public speaking skills development workshop for 40 scholars.
  • First Rand Foundation Khulasangam Programme: design and delivery of leadership and personal development retreat to prepare 24 selected IT graduates for an international internship in India, as well as work-readiness preparation on their return to enable them to find employment.
  • The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy Pretoria: project management of the GeneratioNext community leadership program providing support to expand and sustain the GeneratioNext chapters in Mamelodi and Soshanguve (project management in 2015)
  • National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT): design and delivery of workshops to generate student-led innovations to tackle issues in the education sector.
  • SOS Children’s Villages: design and delivery of Independent Life Skills Development Camp for 40 youth to equip them with skills to become, contributing and responsible members of society who are able to care for themselves and others when they leave the Villages.
  • Mimi Women (formerly Happy Days): design and delivery of entrepreneurial and financial skills training for the Pads & Cents Enterprise Development Program, which included supporting 10 women to develop business experience as re-sellers of Mimi Pads while learning skills to create their own businesses

Partnership with MYM Training & Development

Since 2020, we have partnered with Make Your Mark (MYM) Training & Development Services, which provides training and implementation fulfilment of enke’s bespoke services contracts. MYM Training & Development is a for-profit social enterprise that provides services and solutions to leverage and amplify development and training impact.

MYM is a full-service training development agency that offers a broad spectrum of services for diverse client needs and is available for all project scopes from singular requests to the full-scale implementation based on an organisation’s individual needs.

MYM’s mission is to accelerate and amplify social innovation and enterprise in Africa. MYM Training & Development Services fulfils this mission by providing high quality tailored training and consulting services, and proactively contributing to the sustainability of youth development initiatives aligned to our vision.

MYM Training & Development started in 2016 as a business unit within enke: Make Your Mark. The company was formally registered in 2019 as a for-profit company wholly owned by enke. Through this shareholding and in-kind donations, MYM Training & Development supports the social mission and impact of enke.