Dr. Charles Cotter

Dr Charles is an independent global Blended Learning Practitioner and Learning & Development (L&D) Strategist, specializing in management training, with over 19 years’ industry experience in global talent development. Since 2004 he has offered training programmes (online & F2F) and L&D management consultation services in a vast array of disciplines ranging from management; (strategic) HRM; (strategic) L&D; business communication to soft skills for over 142 companies in multiple industries, in both the public and private sectors, in 18 different countries.

Dr Charles has also offered public training programs for over 69 reputable local and international training and conference/events companies. Prior to 2004, he was a Training Programme Manager for a 4-year time period at the CTMM, targeting the training needs from supervisory to senior management levels. Prior to this position he was an Assistant Director: Logistics Management at the CCP.

Dr Charles was a contract lecturer at TUT for over 11 years and he has also facilitated for 7 other African higher learning institutions including the NWU School of Business Management; Enterprises University of Pretoria (UP); Southern Business School and Ibadan Business School.

Charles has a PhD degree (Business Management). Previously, he completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) (cum laude), B.A Honours degree (cum laude) in HRD & B.A (Communication) degrees.

Formerly, he was the Vice President of the Southern Africa Professional Trainers Association (SAPTA), for 5 years. He is a registered constituent assessor with the ServicesSETA. He was an external examiner for UNISA, the DaVinci Institute and the global professional association, GAFM. He is an Accredited Trusted Trainer, issued by the global training quality assuror, Course Conductor.

Dr Charles is a published, feature article writer in international HRM publications and regarded as an influential, L&D thought leader on social media, with a global, learning footprint and -followership. He is a noted business speaker at over 81 national, continental & international conferences and also widely regarded as a subject matter expert in the field of strategic HR management and L&D.