Catherina Opperman is a consultant specialising in Return on Investment measurement, assessment tool design, assessment facilitation and workplace assessment. Prior to this she spent thirteen years at Medscheme in the finance department and then transferred to the training department as human resource development consultant and skills development facilitator heading up the People Development Department.

Catherina completed her Masters degree in Adult Education specialising in ROI with a specific focus on identifying the influence of non-training variables. She also obtained an Education & Training Development Practice (ETDP) qualification from the University of Johannesburg (Rand Afrikaans University) and the UK City & Guilds international ETDP qualification. She is an accredited assessor, moderator, and Skills Development Facilitator.

Catherina has facilitated workshops on ROI in Malaysia, Philippines, Dubai, Mauritius, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Malawi, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Zambia, Rwanda and South Africa. Catherina has done consulting and measurement on ROI for large organisations in South Africa. She is a registered chartered human resource practitioner with the South African Board for Personnel Practice and the co-author of the first South African book on ROI and one of the managing members of ROI.

'Integrating Needs Analysis, Assessment and Evaluation'. This book will guide you on how to integrate these steps.

Catherina has authored a third book: 'Determine the true value of learning and development', published by Knowledge Resources.

Catherina is a specialist consultant who, with her extensive knowledge and expertise, assists companies in training, assessment, skills development and legislation compliance. She is experienced and knowledgeable in SAQA; NQF outcomes-based education and learning principles. She also has a thorough knowledge of Seta and ETQA processes as a result of being extensively involved in the industry.