As a senior public servant, the People Management and Empowerment for Public Sector Managers short course aims to enhance your skills in managing teams and individuals by setting goals that take a variety of individual approaches and levels of responsibility into account. The course focuses on relevant topics within the human resource practice setting, with an emphasis on empowering employees to make purposeful contributions to the organisation, allocating relevant resources and solving problems in an effective way by taking accountability for their time and duty served.
The Executive Leadership Municipal Development Programme is intended for senior managers and other local government representatives. It provides you with the background to understand the management function and intergovernmental relations applicable to local government. This programme was designed to ensure the accelerated development of knowledge and skills required for the effective implementation of the municipality’s vision and mission.
The short course in Monitoring and Evaluation for the Public Sector provides you with the requisite skills to effectively execute monitoring and evaluation (M&E) processes that can assist in assessing performance and identifying contributing factors to public service delivery. During the course, you will gain invaluable insights to the importance of M&E as a tool for the public sector to manage performance-related processes of policy implementation, strategic management and programme/project management.
The Public Sector Risk Management short course provides you with the knowledge of the practical and critical success areas in the implementation of effective enterprise risk management in the public sector. The course will provide opportunities for practical exercises in risk management activities and will deal with overcoming implementation failures. You will also learn how to avoid pitfalls when implementing risk management, as well as improving existing risk management practices in your organisation.
The Public Management Development Programme provides you with the required working knowledge and understanding of major managerial and financial management issues encountered in your capacity as public sector councillor or senior manager. The programme specifically covers various aspects of strategic operations management and service delivery, knowledge management and organisational transformation, public financial management, programming and project management, as well as secure delivery management and problem solving.
The Online Course in Supply Chain Management for Public Officials provides you with a better understanding of the principles, regulations and legislation specifically underlying Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the public sector that will enable you to further acquire requisite skills in public finance management and administration. The course covers topics of SCM principles, systems and resources and how to secure and manage supplier contracts.
The Introductory Course in Events Management provides you with a basic overview of events coordination with a strong focus on the events management process at its core. The course covers specific aspects of events management in a variety of industries – with the application of relevant case studies and practical guidelines – that include planning, project and risk management, marketing and budgeting, and event legalities/evaluation.
The Advanced Course in the Management of Performance and Discipline provides you with the knowledge and practical skills required to effectively and tactfully deal with poor performance and discipline (or possible dismissals) in the workplace as manager or human resources practitioner.
The Senior Management Programme provides you with the opportunity to develop more advanced management skills at a senior management level, including key analytical and creative decision-making competencies in your role as functional and/ or general manager.