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Jabu MashininiProfessional Associate

Jabu has 20 years experience and is a seasoned Executive and Team Coach, Transformation Dialogue and Process Facilitator and an expert in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Relationship Coaching, Systems Coaching  & Diversity management training. He is the lead Facilitator for Mandela Dialogues, sponsored by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. 

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  • 1994 – Current.  Director at Phaphama Initiatives.  Phaphama Initiatives, formed in 2001 as TALK Project, later merged with Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP). Responsibilities: Facilitator, Trainer and Mentor of all Phaphama’s programmes;
  • 2012 - Current.  Professional Associate at The Influence Company- Certicied Trainer for The Personal Influence & Negotiation Programmes;
  • 2012.  Coaching for Performance | Multichoice: WinWin Inside Group;
  • 2011.  Team Building and Change management Facilitation | ICAS Southern Africa;
  • 2006 – 2011: Consultant, Trainer and Mentor for DiversityJoy | Amsterdam-Netherlands;
  • 2010.  Coach | New Leaders Foundation;
  • 2010 – Current.  Facilitator Trainer | Health and Development Africa (Pty)Ltd;  



  • TALK Language Facilitator training, Phaphama Initiative, 1992;
  • Alternatives to Violence Basic, Advanced and Train the Trainer, 1995;
  • Steven Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective people course, 1995;
  • Lifeline Counselling course, 1997;
  • Negotiation and Mediation Skills course, ACCORD, 2003;
  • Logical Levels of Consciousness - Numenon Counselling Institute, Belgium, 2007;
  • Gender Reconciliation  Facilitator training, Satyana Institute U.S.A, 2008 (ongoing);
  • Mediation training, CCR Netherlands, 2009;
  • Deep Democracy, Green Belt,  Capgemini, 2010;
  • Certified Trainer: Positive Power & Influence and Positive Negotiation Training, The Influence Company, 2012;
  • ETDP-SETA Accredited Assessor- Level 5, 2012;
  • Certificate of Coaching – Results Coaching System, 2012;
  • Intuitive Coaching- Results Coaching System, 2012;
  • Certificate of Organisation Relationship Systems Coaching, CRR Global, ( Team Coaching), 2012;
  • Attending Professional Certificate in Coaching – Henley Business School,2013;
  • Facilitator training of “Hlayiseka” (Early warning system-to address violence in school), 2005 – 2009;
  • Co-author of Via Africa Publishers Grade 10-12 Life Orientation textbooks, 2004 – Current;
  • ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) Facilitator, AECI and Reckitt & Colman, 1998.
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Tertiary Education:

BA. (Honours) in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies - University of Natal; 2003
Programme and Project Management in Public and Development Management – University of the Witwatersrand Graduate School of Public and Development Management;  2007
Industrial Relations Diploma – Damelin Management School;  1997
Secondary Teachers' Diploma (2nd year) East Rand College of Education, Springs;  1997