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National Certificate in Generic Management: General Management

Perform as a manager that takes business ideas and turns them into profits

Course starts 1 July 2019 | 26 August 2019 | 21 October 2019
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Course Details

What is this course about?

This qualification is about improving the effectiveness and leadership abilities of first line managers in various occupations in Africa (both private and public entities). It enables leaders to successfully manage systems, processes, resources and their teams in a challenging economic environment and constantly changing world of work.

What will I learn?

  • Leadership and emotional intelligence
  • Managing teams
  • Managing finances and risks
  • Managing operations
  • Managing knowledge and innovation
  • Managing talent and the workforce

Am I the right person for this course?

If you have recently become a first line manager (or a team leader, supervisor, junior manager) or if you want to become a manager one day then this is the ideal course for you. This qualification enables learners to develop competence in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.

What can I do afterwards?

  • Lead a team of first line managers
  • Initiate operational strategies, projects and action plans to improve effectiveness
  • Apply performance improvement for achievement of the entity’s objectives
  • Build relationships using communication processes both vertically and horizontally
  • Apply the principles of risk, ethics, financial and knowledge management to ensure sustainability
  • Enhance the development of team members through skills, coaching, providing career direction and capitalising on diversity in the unit

What do I get after I have completed my studies?

  • A qualification from Stellenbosch Graduate Institute as evidence of your newly acquired abilities and competencies
  • Skills, knowledge and application thereof that is practical, relevant and prepares you for your future
  • Become part of the SGI Alumni and stay connected with individuals across the country and world who have embarked on the same learning journey as you

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