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Management
Development Programme

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The Management Development Programme is designed to equip middle managers with the skills, competencies, tools, and mindsets necessary to lead with impact and influence. In today’s world of complexity, disruption, and change, the role of middle managers is more critical than ever. This program is tailored to empower you with the knowledge and insights needed to excel in your management responsibilities and make a positive impact. The programme will provide you with a learning environment in which you can reinvent yourself and reshape the future of your department and university.


As you navigate through this programme, you will be immersed in a rich learning environment that encourages creative problem-solving, self-reflection, and interactive group discussions. Our aim is to foster an atmosphere where you can explore, grow, and develop your leadership abilities while embracing the challenges and opportunities of the academic world. Throughout your journey, you will benefit from expert input, valuable resources, and the collective wisdom of your peers. Together, we will delve into all aspects of managing an academic department and work towards creating value for your institution and society.


This program is not just about learning; it’s about transformation. It’s about evolving into the kind of leader who can navigate the complexities of today’s educational landscape and drive meaningful change. We are excited to have you as part of this transformative experience, and we look forward to witnessing the positive impact you will make in your academic department, faculty and beyond.

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Admission Requirements and Learning
Assumed to be in Place

Our Management Development Programme is designed to empower managers in academia who are aspiring to elevate their management and leadership skills, impact, and presence. It is also an excellent choice for those who aspire to a management position in a higher education institution.

  1. Leadership Aspirations: Prospective participants should have a genuine interest in advancing their leadership capabilities and contributing positively to their organisations and society.

  2. Educational Background: An NQF level 8 degree or equivalent is preferred, showcasing the academic foundation necessary to engage effectively with the program’s curriculum.

  3. Applicants must demonstrate a proficient level of English language proficiency in both written and spoken forms.

  4. Access to a computer and internet for virtual sessions. Internet capability that will allow computer cameras to be switched on during virtual sessions.

Certification Requirements

You are required to get at least 50% for the assessment in each module as well as the Capstone Integrated Project to receive a certificate of competence for the programme. Failing which, a certificate of attendance for the MDP (if all 6 modules were attended) or for individual modules completed successfully, will be awarded instead.

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