As a senior public servant, the Knowledge and Information Management for Public Sector Managers short course aims to enhance your knowledge-based management capabilities by means of both an academic and practical approach to knowledge and information management in the public sphere. The course specifically focuses on topics of decision making and policy advice, implementing information systems based on needs and development analyses and contributing to the creation and sharing of knowledge in the public sector environment.
The short course in Technology Management examines the fundamental concepts in technology management with emphasis on definitions, concepts, tools, practices and strategies. With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), many organisations are making use of technology as a means for competitive advantage. This course will require students to discuss case studies of technology management in either South Africa, other developing countries, or the rest of the world. These case studies demonstrate real examples for innovation and technology management.
The Information Security Management short course provides you with a knowledge of requisite security management actions in the implementation and maintenance of processes, procedures and other issues of corporate governance.
In this introductory course, we review the end-to-end process of setting up a file plan, where documentation and systems are essential to track important content of an organisation.
To begin we review mechanisms to gather key information from stakeholders to design an effective plan alongside best practices which ensure that the functions, activities and classification of the plan are covered.
The Online Course in Instructional Design Tools for E-Learning aims to introduce the fundamentals of instructional design tools necessary for effective online or blended teaching and learning. This course is ideal for you if you need to design learning material with the use of multimedia and technology. The course follows a constructivist approach where you will be required to design and develop your own content using various interactive software and technology tools.
The Digital Forensics and Investigations short course teaches you the basic theoretical concepts, as well as the practical applications of digital forensics i.e. how to conduct digital forensic investigations. This course is designed for a wide range of people such as law enforcers, crime investigators, managers in larger organisations, technical personnel in larger organisations, and anyone else interested in a general background of digital forensics.
Technical solutions can overcome various problems confronting the world, however new business leaders need to emerge by identifying these potential opportunities that can lead to sustainable enterprises with more employment opportunities. The short course in Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation highlights the role of technology innovation and strategy in entrepreneurship, the development of business models and plans, lean start-up principles, legal aspects and venture leadership.
Policy and decision makers need to make sound decisions on the organisation of the health service delivery system, types of interventions to be offered and the manner of service delivery needed to achieve the maximum health benefit for the public. The Health Technology Assessment Practice short course introduces the medical, social, organisational, ethical and economic implications of development, diffusion and use of health technology.
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