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Management Development Program

By January 27, 2022No Comments


In today’s competitive and ever-changing business environment, entrepreneurial thinking will shape the future of organisations. This requires a better understanding than ever of how the business operates and re-enforces the need for managers to ensure that they do not perform their management roles in isolation.

The Management Development Programme (MDP) enables managers to reinforce their managerial skill set and business acumen and facilitates integration across various business units


  • The Essentials of Managing Finance
  • The Business Environment
  • Developing Leadership Competence
  • Marketing Customer Service Management
  • Economics and Business
  • Effective People Management
  • Coaching for Performances

Learning Outcomes

Over the course of 8 months, participants will be equipped to:

  • describe the basic functions in the business environment and intrapreneurship/entrepreneurship
  • conduct a feasibility study of business opportunities which reflects a systems approach to management
  • read, understand, and analyse financial statements to determine the financial health of an organization
  • manage a budget for the purposes of profitmaking
  • draw up a basic marketing plan, and discuss customer service management
  • draw up a basic plan to recruit, select and motivate human resources, and to manage their performance and promote sound labour relations
  • integrate the programme modules into a business plan developed for an outsourced new business opportunity


No formal tertiary qualifications required

One to two years of management experience

English language competence at NQF level 4 or equivalent

Ability to read and comprehend learning material, write assignments, and participate in discussions on management issues


6-8 months