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.
The Narrative Coaching short course is a very practical workshop-orientated approach to learning about Narrative Coaching. It takes you on an experiential journey with a world renowned narrative practitioner. Ample time is given to practice the approach in the classroom environment with real life situations among the learners. This course offers a way to contribute practice hours to one’s own coaching log.
The Effective Risk Management short course is designed to equip you with the relevant knowledge of principles, tools and techniques that would engender overall improved performance in enterprise risk management. You will be exposed to a series of management-related concepts which provide a veritable foundation for the building of the relevant technical skills specific to the risk management environment.
Programme in Office Management for Administrators and Executive Assistants will provide you with the necessary skills in any administrative or executive assistant role to perform your daily responsibilities more effectively. The programme will assist you in developing your ability to work under pressure, to write and speak with confidence, and to effectively coordinate tasks and events in a fast-paced work environment.