Mr. Kobus Swart

Name
Mr. Kobus Swart
Degree
BA (Economics & Industrial Psychology); Certificate in Coaching (iCoach)
Company
Sanlam
Presentation Title
Financial Education : How leveraging Technology can make a Difference
Content Focus Area
Organisational Level
Employee Engagement
Biographical information related to the topic
Kobus Swart has been in sales management for over 30 years. He has in-depth knowledge and experience of the financial services sector, specifically life insurance. He graduated from Northwest University, majoring in Economics and Industrial Psychology. Kobus heads up Sanlam Key Solutions, a division within Sanlam that focusses on providing financial services, including financial education within Key Accounts. Kobus has been awarded various accolades through the years, the most recent being the prestigious Sanlam Group CEO Award for 2016. Kobus is passionate about the financial industry, as well as about interacting with people.

Kobus is an experienced public speaker addressing various forums on different topics ranging from leadership to financial education. He has appeared on the Moneyline show on eNCA and SABC Newsroom, as well as conducted numerous radio interviews.

Abstract
Kobus will address the audience on the importance of using technology to enhance employees’ ability to educate and empower themselves in using online tools and relevant financial education material. This presentation will enable EAP Practitioners to assist employees in making appropriate decisions which will affect their financial future. Creating individual wealth has become a complex challenge which employees need assistance in.
Session Description
Kobus will be speaking on the importance of using technology to enhance employees’ ability to educate and empower themselves in using online tools and relevant financial education material. This presentation will enable EAP Practitioners to assist employees in making appropriate decisions which will affect their financial future. Creating individual wealth has become a complex challenge which employees need assistance in.
Learning Objective 1
Highlighting the EAP Practitioner’s role in Financial Education
Learning Objective 2
Financial stability of employees enhancing retention of employees for the employer
Learning Objective 3
Financially educated employees making appropriate financial decisions
Audience Level
Intermediate