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 officials 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.
Demand Management is the initial phase of Public Sector Supply Chain Management (SCM) and sets the trend for all subsequent actions that are associated with SCM. Through this Demand Management in the Public Sector short course, you will understand the role and importance of demand management within the SCM system and perform a variety of activities to ensure that organisational needs are correctly identified and that procurement takes place according to a structured procurement plan.
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 Interim Ministry provides you as member of the congregation or church council with the necessary know-how to be able to support and “accompany” the congregation when a pastor departs their post. During the ensuing period of vacancy, the congregation should be supported with encouragement and leadership as they come to the realisation that the previous ministry period has come to an end.
The short course in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution provides you with insights to the basic concepts and skills needed for remediating peace and tolerance in various contexts of violence, difference and brokenness. During the course, you will be introduced to a biblical vision for peace in our communities and the world, and be equipped with appropriate tools to analyse local contexts from a perspective of peace, reconciliation and justice.
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.
The Advanced Course in Narrative Coaching provides you with a deeper exploration into the narrative coaching approach by looking at relevant terminology and worldviews of narrative practice in more detail. The course touches on more progressive topics of coaching and mentorship, professional facilitation, consulting, as well as leadership and management to provide you with a holistic view of how narrative views are embedded and applied in the personal and corporate realms.
The short course in Supervisory Management Skills provides you with the necessary knowledge and insights to become successful in any supervisory position by focusing on and improving important managerial skills. As manager or supervisor, you often have to manage various operational aspects as well as the people side of business simultaneously, which can lead to situations of great stress or anxiety.