Training and

Two decades of experience

Over the past 20 years, Next Generation has trained more than 5,000 professionals at some of the biggest companies and government organisations on the African continent.
Next Generation has assisted numerous grantmaking organisations, development agencies, foundations and trusts to develop, manage and measure high impact and high social investment strategies and programmes. As specialised and experienced management consultants, we strongly believe in contributing to the capacity of the development sector.
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Flexible solutions

We offer our training as public training and capacity-building events, but we also offer tailored in-house and on-site solutions to suit individual and company requirements. Our accredited courses are recognised for continuous professional development (CPD) of practitioners:

• Corporate social investment
• Sustainability management
• Corporate reporting
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Practical expertise

Next Generation’s training courses are conducted by our managing director, Reana Rossouw. As an author and thought leader, she has extensive experience in social investment, social innovation, socio-economic development, sustainability and sustainable development.

Our philosophy

We focus on:

  • Real challenges – what are the current market challenges?
  • Real solutions – how do we adopt and adapt global theories and trends for Africa?
  • Real people – how do we create real options for subject and industry specialists?
  • Real skills development – what skills are required for the future of work?

2024 Schedule

The Masterclasses will be presented as follows:


7 – 9 MAY 2024
3 – 5 SEPTEMBER 2024


4 – 6 JUNE 2024

March 2020

9-11 March: Johannesburg, South Africa
16-18 March: Cape Town, South Africa

June 2020

16-18 June: Johannesburg, South Africa

Additional information

  • This training is limited to a total of 25 participants and will only proceed with a minimum of 10 participants.
  • All discussions and case studies will be treated as confidential.


Training venues will be shared on confirmation of booking.

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What our clients say about us

  • "The tools provided are really what will assist me in my work, the templates were the cherry on top. The discussions were of a high level and really worth my while. I would really recommend this to everybody in the industry."

    Sendra Masengo
  • "The resources are truly the most valuable thing I have come across. I’ve not been a practitioner that long, but long enough to know how difficult it is to find guidelines for the practice. Rarely does someone have a how-to- guide. This is gold. That alone is worth the course fee."

    Charlene Lackay
    (MMI Holdings)