Aug 122013

The refresher course in Dental Practice Management will be held at the University of Pretoria on the  12th of October 2013 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa The seminar is an opportunity for modern oral health care professionals to obtain an advanced understanding of the competitive dental practice environment. Issues inherent to this environment  includes among others, the economy, leadership, ethics, social media, entrepreneurship, branding, stress management, team building as well as significant new developments such as public health insurance. The seminar is registered for 8 CEU`s with the HPCSA.


After attending the conference, participants should have a better understanding of:

  • The competitive dental practice environment;
  • Managing “Me” as a brand; and
  • How to improve the quality and coordination of the dental team.
  • How to develop an appropriate approach to attract and retain patients;


  • The Efficient Group – Mr Willem Basson, Head of Financial Services
  • Stress Management for Optimal Resilience – Dr Arien van der Merwe
  • Complying with Desirable Business Practices  – Advocate Yolande Guidozzi (University of Witwatersrand)
  • The Role and Importance of “Brand Me” in the World of Work  – Prof Ernest North (University of North West)
  • The Economy: Fuel for my Practice?–  Mr Dawie Roodt (Director & Chief Economist: Efficient Group)
  • Social Media: Tweak or Twitter my Brand?  – Mr Mixael de Kock (CEO: Maverick Group)
  • Combining Management & Leadership in my Practice – Prof Elsbeth Kalenderian (Harvard School of Dental Medicine)
  • Soft skills – Ms Kim Ikel (Ikel-Garner & Associates)
  • Keynote by the Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi: National Health Insurance: Insurance for the Dental Profession?
  • The Power of Teams: Prof Elsbeth Kalenderian (Harvard School of Dental Medicine)
  • The Package to Success – Ms Nadeema Kahan (Professional Impressions)

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