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BUSINESS ACUMEN

2017 Finance for Non-Financial Managers

The language of accounting and finance will be taught in a practical, accessible way.

Dates:
8 - 11 May 2017
31 July - 3 August 2017

16 - 19 October 2017

Application deadlines:
 
7 April 2017
31 June 2017

15 September 2017

Tuition fee:
R19 200

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2017 Negotiation Skills for Managers

The Negotiation Skills for Managers programme uses contemporary negotiation theory to solve complex negotiation problems.

Date:
2 - 4 August 2017

Application Deadline:
3 July 2017

Tuition fee:
R15 800

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2017 Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth

Enhance strategic thinking skills, and the ability to achieve effective implementation.

Dates:
21 - 24 August 2017 (Cape Town)
01 - 04 August 2017 (Johannesburg)

Application deadlines:
21 July 2017 (Cape Town)
2 July 2017 (Johannesburg)

Tuition fee:
R21 600

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2017 Understanding Integrated Reports

Learn how to compile, read and analyse integrated reports.

Date:
5 - 6 June 2017

Application deadline:
5 May 2017

Tuition fee:
R12 000

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2017 Strategic Decision Making

Find out how to make smarter, faster, more creative decisions – how to spot the smart risks and pass on the dangerous ones. Learn from the mistakes other companies have made to identify strategic growth opportunities for the benefit of your company or organisation.

Date:
28 July 2017

Application Deadline:
28 June 2017

Tuition Fee:
R7 050

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GENERAL MANAGEMENT

2017 The New Manager

New managers grow in confidence as leaders, with personal mastery and collaborative management.

Date:
18 - 30 June 2017

Application Deadline:
18 May 2017

Tuition fee:
R36 200

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2017 Programme for Management Development

Gain a broad organisational perspective and enhance managerial understanding capabilities.

Date:
14 - 26 May 2017
3 - 15 September 2017

Application deadlines:
14 April 2017
3 August 2017

Tuition fee:
R64 800

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2017 Executive Development Programme

This executive learning experience showcases the latest developments in management practices for sustainable strategic advantage in emerging markets.

Date:
29 October - 10 November 2017

Application Deadline:
29 September 2017

Tuition fee:
R85 000

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LEADERSHIP AND SUSTAINABLE PERFORMANCE

2017 Lean Leadership

Consciously enabling your organisation. This experiential programme is designed to equip participants to embed lean leadership into their teams, divisions, or organisations as a whole. 

Dates:
22 - 24 May 2017

Application Deadline:
21 April 2017

Tuition fee:
R16 000

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2017 Executive Women in Leadership

Take leadership to the next level while building a network of support and influence.

Dates:
17 - 20 July 2017 (Module 1)
16 - 19 October 2017 (Module 2)

Application Deadline:
15 June 2017

Tuition fee:
R63 000

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2017 Developing Women in Leadership

Date:
21 - 25 August 2017

Application Deadline:
21 July 2017

Tuition Fee:
R25 000

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2017 Design Thinking in Practice

Achieving new outcomes with a design-led innovation approach.

Dates:
13 - 15 June 2017  (Cape Town intake 1)
1 - 3 November 2017 (Cape Town intake 2)
2 - 4 August 2017 (Johannesburg)

Application Deadlines:
12 May 2017 (Cape Town intake 1)
2 October 2017 (Cape Town intake 2)
2 July 2017 (Johannesburg)

Tuition fee:
R24 500

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DOING BUSINESS IN EMERGING MARKETS

2017 Understanding Financial Statements for Directors and Board Members

This two-day course will unpack the jargon and financial know-how to show participants exactly what to look for on financial statements; sifting out the most important information and discovering how to spot possible opportunities and pitfalls as represented by the numbers.

Dates:
14 - 15 August 2017

Application Deadline:
14 July 2017

Tuition Fee:
R12 000

Course Convenor:
Mark Graham

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2017 Finance, Contracts and Risk Mitigation for Private Power Investment in Africa

Dates:
20 - 24 November 2017

Application Deadline:
20 October 2017

Tuition Fee:
R25 650

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2017 Managing Power Sector Reform And Regulation

Explore international regulatory regimes and best practice in managing them.

Date:
9 - 13 October 2017

Application deadline:
8 September 2017

Tuition fee:
R25 650

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2017 Strategic Social Engagement Practice

This course is for all managers and professionals with a keen interest in the complex challenges of the external environment such as social, economic and environmental factors.

Date:
19 - 23 June 2017

Application deadline:
19 May 2017

Tuition fee:
R9 700

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2017 Property Development Programme

Engage with a full range of disciplines within property development.

Date:
16 - 28 July 2017

Application deadline:
15 June 2017

Tuition fee:
SAPOA members:  R35 620
Non SAPOA members:  R46 350

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2017 Company-Community Collaboration and Conflict Resolution for Complex Environments

This advanced training course is aimed at professionals who need to understand, prevent and resolve company-community conflict.

Date:
29 October - 3 November 2017

Application Deadline:
29 September 2017

Tuition fee:
R32 900

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2017 The Business of Wine

The Business of Wine course is the only training programme of its kind in South Africa that focuses on the business aspects of wine.

Date:
8 - 16 May 2017

Application Deadline:
7 April 2017

Tuition Fee:
R21 000

RPL Fee:
R1 000 

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SOCIAL INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2017 Business Acumen for Artists

This course will teach artists everything they need to know about basic business; from how to manage their finances to how to market themselves more effectively and critically - to negotiate decisively when pitching a product and pricing an idea.

Date:
28 August - 4 December 2017 (Monday evenings)

Application deadline:
28 July 2017

Tuition fee:
R8 700

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2017 Leading Social Entrepreneurship

The course is run by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UCT GSB and forms part of its efforts to build the social entrepreneurship sector in Africa and globally.

Date:
16 - 20 October 2017

Application deadline:
15 September 2017

Tuition fee:
R15 200

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2017 Impact Investing in Africa

Impact Investing in Africa is a brand new short course at UCT’s GSB that introduces the concept of impact investing to wealth managers.

Date:
13 - 16 November 2017

Application deadline:
13 October 2017

Tuition fee:
R16 200

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2017 Business Model Innovation

Change the way your company is set up for innovation and growth. This master class helps CEOs and company executives to implement fresh thinking within their organisation, to help prepare for and capitalise on volatile and uncertain conditions in tough economic times.

Date:
24 - 25 July 2017

Application Deadline:
24 June 2017

Tuition Fee:
R12 000

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2017 Brand Creation for New Ventures

Expert brand management insights to support intuitive marketers.

Dates:

Cape Town
26 - 28 June 2017
Application Deadline:
26 May 2017

Johannesburg
13 - 15 November 2017
Application Deadline:
13 October 2017

Tuition Fee:
R18 500

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GMAT PREP

2017 GMAT Prep Course (Cape Town)

Dates:
10 - 14 June 2017
8 - 12 July 2017
2 - 6 September 2017

Application deadlines:
10 May 2017
8 June 2017
2 August 2017

Tuition fee:
R7 050

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2017 GMAT Prep Course (Johannesburg)

Dates:
17 - 21 June 2017
12 - 16 July 2017

Application deadlines:
17 May 2017
12 June 2017

Tuition fee:
R7 050

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