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Executive Education

Short Courses

 

CATEGORIES AND MODULES*COMPLEXITY LEVELDURATION
ADMINISTRATION
Effective Office Administration M 2 Days
Prepare, Conduct and Record Meetings M+1 1 Day
Professional Personal Assistant M+1 2 Days
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Business Plan Development M 3 Days
Introduction to Entrepreneurship M 3 Days
Personal Effectiveness in a Business Environment M 2 Days
Principles of Costing and Pricing M 2 Days
Tender to Secure Business M 2 Days
The Function of Market Mechanisms M 3 Days
The Importance of Innovation in Business M 2 Days
The Viability of Business Ideas and Opportunities M 2 Days
BUSINESS LAW
Contract Law M+2 3.5 Days
Contract Management M+2 3 Days
Legal Principles for Business M+2 2.5 Days
COMMUNICATION
Assertiveness and Influencing Skills M+1 2 Days
Business Writing Skills M+1 1 Day
Communication in a Business Environment M+2 2 Days
Conflict Resolution Skills and Strategies M+1 2 Days
Effective Presentation Skills M+1 2 Days
Effective Writing Skills M 2 Days
Facilitating Organisational Conversations M+2 2 Days
Frontline Communication M 1 Day
Interpersonal Skills M+1 3 Days
Report Writing Skills M+1 1 Day
CUSTOMER SERVICE
Excellence in Service M 1 Day
Excellence in Service Implementation M+1 ½ Day
Marketing Principles and Customer Relationship Management M+2 4.5 Days
ECONOMICS
Economic Principles for Managers M+2 4 Days
FINANCE
Basic Financial Principles M 1 Day
Financial Principles (Intermediate) M+1 3 Days
Finance for Non-Financial Managers M+2 5 Days
Financial Management for a New Venture M 2 Days
HUMAN RESOURCES and LABOUR RELATIONS
Employment Equity M+2 ½ Day
Handling Workplace Labour Relations M+1 3 Days
Human Resource Management for Non-Practitioners M+2 3 Days
Labour Relations M+2 3 Days
Role of the Shop Steward M+1 1 Day
Talent Attraction and Retention M+2 1 Day
Workplace Discipline M 2 Days
IMPROVING PERFORMANCE
Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making M+1 1 Day
Motivating People M 1 Day
Productivity, Continuous Improvement and Introduction to Work Study M+1 2 Days
Time Management M 1 Day
Tools for Continuous Improvement M 1 Day
LEAN
Lean Administration M+2 2 Days
Lean Associate M+2 1 Day
Lean Leader (Middle and Top Management) M+2 1 Day
Lean Manufacturing M+2 5 Days
Lean Specialist M+2 5 Days
Lean Transformation M+2 3 Days
Lean Value Stream Management M+2 5 Days
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Change Management M+1 1 Day
Coaching M+1 2 Days
Contemporary Management M+2 5 Days
Diversity and Personal Effectiveness M+1 1 Day
Ethics in Moral Leadership M+2 2 Days 
Integral Leadership for Established Managers M+3 6 Days
Knowledge Management for Organisational Transformation M+2 3 Days
Leadership and Teambuilding Skills M+1 3 Days
Leadership Skills for the 21st Century M+2 5 Days
Management Skills for 21st Century Leaders M+1 3 Days
Principles of Effective Teams and Meetings M 2 Days
Women in Leadership M+2 3 Days
OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN
Applied Logistics Management M+2 3 Days
Applied Purchasing / Procurement Management M+2 3 Days
Applied Warehouse and Inventory / Materials Management M+2 3 Days
Basic Principles of Operations Management M+1 1 Day
Customer Centric Approach to Supply Chain Management M+2 3 Days
Fundamentals of Costing and Estimation Management M+1 3 Days
Fundamentals of Freight Management M+1 3 Days
Fundamentals of Inventory and Stores Management M+1 3 Days
Fundamentals of Purchasing Management M+1 3 Days
Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management M+1 3 Days
Integrated Operations Management M+2 4 Days
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Applied Emotional Intelligence (EQ) for Self-Management M+1 2 Days
Effective Thinking in the Problem-Solving Process M+1 2 Days
Emotional and Cultural Intelligence for the 21st Century Leader M+2 3 Days
Mentorship M+1 1 Day
Self Actualisation M+1 1 Day
Self Development M+2 3 Days
Stress Management M+2 1.5 Days
PROJECT MANAGEMENT **
Advanced Monitoring and Evaluation for Project Managers M+2 7 Days
Basic Project Management Tools and Techniques M+1 1 Day
Leadership in the Project Environment M+2 3 Days
Monitoring and Evaluation for Project Managers (U.S. 337063) M+1 3 Days
MS Projects M+2 2 Days
Project Management (Incl. MS Projects) M+2 5 Days
QUALITY
Principles of Quality M 1 Day
Quality as Business Excellence M+1 2 Days
RESEARCH
Basic Research Methodology M+2 2 Days
Research for Senior Managers M+4 6 Days
RETAIL
Retail Manager (Operational Finance) Skills Programme M+1 5 Days
SAFETY
Safety, Health and Environmental Management M+2 2.5 Days
Safety, Health and Environmental Risk Control M+1 1.5 Days
SALES
Creative Selling Techniques M+1 4 Days
STRATEGY
Analytical Thinking M+1 2 Days
General and Strategic Management M+2 3 Days
Organisational Development M+2 5 Days
Strategic Management M+2 4 Days

 

SYMBOL
*COMPLEXITY LEVEL
M
Matric
M+1
First Year Post Matric
M+2
Second Year Post Matric
M+3
Third Year Post Matric
M+4 Fourth Year Post`Matric
The Symbol indicates the complexity level of the programme. It does not indicate a qualification. NQF levels cannot be assigned as this programme does not lead to a formal qualification.
 
 
**Registration with Professional Bodies: PMSA (Project Management South Africa) - Platinum Status and ECSA (Engineering Council of South Africa) - 1 Contact Hour = 1 CPD Point
 
 
 

Programme Guidelines, Fees And Registration

Admission Guidelines

For most programmes a Grade 12 certificate is required for registration. Students also have to comply with the SAQA unit standards’ entry requirements, e.g. NQF level 4 for a level 5 programme. RPL can be a consideration. Please contact the Programme Coordinators for the work experience requirements.

Language Policy

All programmes are conducted in English and students are expected to complete their assignments in English. Please note: NMMU Business School reserves the right to cancel or postpone a programme. A full refund will be made in this instance.

Course Times Guidelines

In-House Programmes
All programmes can be scheduled for in-house delivery with dates and times as per clients’ requests.

Open Executive Programmes
Consult NMMU Business School for the latest course time guidelines for programmes. Programmes are presented during weekdays, in the evening or on Saturday mornings. Please enquire for relevant times.

Programme Fees

For the latest programme fee structures please contact the NMMU Business School office where you intend to study. In-house and customised training requests will be quoted on by the Business School and are dependent on factors such as number of students and specified needs and requirements of the client.

Pass Rate

The minimum pass rate for each module is 50%. Any student achieving from 40 - 49% will have the opportunity of submitting a supplementary assignment.

Certificates

Students who meet minimum requirements will be awarded compliance certificates. Those not meeting minimum requirements will be awarded certificates of attendance.

Articulation

Credits can be obtained for completing Short Learning Programmes that form part of certain programmes within the Business School’s programme portfolio. A maximum of 50% module credits can be transferred.

National Programme Delivery

Existing and bespoke programmes for corporate education, with the exclusion of academic degree programmes, are presented across South Africa and Africa at client premises or client-approved venues and facilities.

 

Contact Us for additional information on our Short Learning Programmes.