The Institute of People Development

Founded by Mark Orpen, Glenda Webster and Dion McConnel in 1999, The Institute of People Development (IPD) continues to enable the enablers of South Africa’s skills development strategy and the transformation of education and training. Over the past two decades, IPD has become the preferred people development partner to many state-owned and private enterprises in Southern Africa.

During the global lockdowns starting in 2020 with social distancing measures, mask wearing and economic slowdown across the country, IPD migrated all its accredited programmes online, moving the business into ‘the cloud’ to service it’s valued clients and learners.

IPD is a micro-exempt BBBEE level 4 contributor and attributes its’ ongoing success to innovation in training and development, a long standing and reliable brand, sound values and professional service; and now through its supported, interactive eLearning programmes.


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Full Accreditation