Dunn, Pierre, Barnett and Company (DPBA), a human resource development, labour market assessment and training company, was established to assist global corporations and organizations in meeting the challenges of today’s complex business and training environments towards social inclusion, economic growth and development. DPBA offers innovative, customized consultancy services to small, medium and large organizations and operates across all industries and sub-sectors.
DPBA utilises a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of services which combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with business knowledge and industry expertise to help clients exceed their expectations. These services are delivered through the company’s unique Delivery Model in four broad areas:
- Education & Training (Competency-Based)
- Human Resource Development
- Labour Market Needs Assessment and Migration Research
- Capacity Building & Institutional Strengthening
Education and Training
In the area of Education and Training the company offers consultancy services to Ministries of Education, Youth and Labour, technical and vocational educational and training (TVET) institutions, TVET Focal points and other training providers. The company is experienced in handling a wide variety of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) consultancy assignments using the Competency-based Education and Training (CBET) approach, including development of national qualifications and assessment frameworks, quality management, CBET instructor and assessor training, programme and curriculum development, implementation and evaluation, all tailored to the specific requirements of the individual client.
In providing these services the company utilizes cutting edge technologies and research and evaluation methodologies, to solve immediate and emerging training needs in response to labour market demands.
Human Resource Development
In the area of Human Resource Development the company provides organizations and businesses with a wide variety of human resource services including training and gender sensitive workforce development, performance management (using performance management indicators – PMIs as a measurement tool), organizational development, policy and procedures development and related research. Using a structured approach to developing creative human potential, the company helps businesses make the most of their human capital. These consulting services can be provided on-site or off-site or a combination that best suits the client’s needs.