Please Note: As a result of the outbreak of COVID-19 course dates and planned formats may change at short notice.
The Hospitality Leadership short course at the UCT GSB will give you practical tools for success in this competitive and dynamic field. This unique course bridges practice and theory and features input from academics, hospitality practitioners and South African policy makers. It also offers an unrivalled opportunity to engage with and learn from like-minded professionals and leading personalities in the industry through a mentorship programme. The course has been extended to incorporate the individual and group assessments in to the contact session.
TBC for 2021
TBC for 2021
TBC for 2021
Hospitality in South Africa is an exciting and evolving industry. Disruptive innovations – such as the use of digital platforms for managing bookings and reviewing travel destinations – are changing the game. At the same time, social megatrends – including the rise of the experience economy and transformation economy – are changing the way people travel. To thrive in this fast-paced and growing industry, professionals in the sector need specialised leadership and strategic skills.
The UCT GSB is a top-ranked, global business school with a world-class reputation and is one of less than 100 business schools in the world to be triple-crown accredited. Take advantage of our world-class faculty and more than five decades of business education experience.
Applications for this course are now closed.
If you’d like more information or if you have any further questions, please click here. You will receive an email with our course brochure along with a link to apply to this course.
The course is aimed at professionals working across the hospitality value chain. You will benefit from this course if you are:
A programme at this level assumes a first degree or diploma and three years' management or industry experience. Applicants without a tertiary qualification, but with requisite experience, are encouraged to apply and will need a strong motivation from their manager with their application.
By the end of the Hospitality Leadership course, delegates will be able to:
The course has now been extended to incorporate the individual and group assessments thereby affording delegates an opportunity to receive their certificates at the end of the contact session. No further assessments will be required.
Please note: These discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts.
Jonathan Steyn is a former restauranteur, wine judge and wine columnist. He has an academic background in Business Administration and holds an international master’s degree in wine business. Jonathan is currently completing his PhD (Business Administration) at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.
Jonathan convenes the Wine Business Management and Hospitality Leadership Programmes at UCT GSB, the South African module for the OIV MSc (Montpellier SupAgro) and the 3rd year B.Agric Cellar Management at Elsenburg Agricultural College. His research interests include business collective action, market creation and innovation. His current research centres on whether, how and why market value can be unlocked in South Africa’s old vine resources.
Jonathan runs his own consultancy business focusing on business collective strategy.