Short Courses , UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB)

Short Courses , UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB)

Short Courses

Upcoming Courses

BUSINESS ACUMEN

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

The language of accounting and finance will be taught in a practical, accessible way.
Dates:
8 – 11 May
31 July – 3 August
16 – 19 October
Application deadlines:
7 April
31 June
15 September
Tuition fee:
R19 200

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Negotiation Skills for Managers

The Negotiation Skills for Managers programme uses contemporary negotiation theory to solve complex negotiation problems.
Date:
2 – 4 August
Application Deadline:
3 July
Tuition fee:
R15 800

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Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth

Enhance strategic thinking skills, and the ability to achieve effective implementation.
Date:
21 – 24 August
Application deadline:
21 July
Tuition fee:
R21 600

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GENERAL MANAGEMENT

The New Manager

New managers grow in confidence as leaders, with personal mastery and collaborative management.
Date:
18 – 30 June
Application Deadline:
18 May
Tuition fee:
R36 200

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Programme for Management Development

Gain a broad organisational perspective and enhance managerial understanding capabilities.
Date:
14 – 27 May
3 – 16 September
Application deadlines:
14 April
3 August
Tuition fee:
R64 800

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Executive Development Programme

This executive learning experience showcases the latest developments in management practices for sustainable strategic advantage in emerging markets.
Date:
29 October – 10 November
Application Deadline:
29 September
Tuition fee:
R85 000

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LEADERSHIP AND SUSTAINABLE PERFORMANCE

Design Thinking in Practice

Achieving new outcomes with a design-led innovation approach.
Dates:
Cohort 1: 24 – 26 May
Cohort 2: 24 – 26 August
Application Deadlines:
Cohort 1: 24 April
Cohort 2: 24 July
Tuition fee:
R24 500

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Short Courses , UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB)

Executive Women in Leadership

Take leadership to the next level while building a network of support and influence.
Dates:
17 – 20 July (Module 1)
16 – 19 October (Module 2)
Application Deadline:
15 June
Tuition fee:
R63 000

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SPECIALIST COURSES

Mediation: Advanced Training for Practising Mediators

This is an advanced training for those who are already practicing mediators. The course is an opportunity to acquire new skills or develop existing skills in company-community mediation.
Date:
23 – 28 October
Application deadline:
8 September
Tuition fee:
R29 700

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Mediation: Advanced Training for Company Community Professionals

This is an advanced training for professionals who need to understand, prevent and resolve company-community conflict – including leaders and board members of companies in complex environments, community relations officers, community representatives, human rights advocates, investors, risk managers, and government officials.
Date:
31 October – 4 November
Application Deadline:
15 September
Tuition fee:
R32 900
EMERGING MARKETS, FINANCE & TRADE

Finance, Contracts and Risk Mitigation for Private Power Investment in Africa

Dates:
08 – 12 May
Application Deadline:
07 April
Tuition Fee:
R25 650


The Business of Wine

The Business of Wine course is the only training programme of its kind in South Africa that focuses on the business aspects of wine.
Date:
8 – 16 May
Application Deadline:
7 April
Tuition Fee:
R21 000


Strategic Social Engagement Practice

This course is for all managers and professionals with a keen interest in the complex challenges of the external environment such as social, economic and environmental factors.
Date:
19 – 23 June
Application deadline:
19 May
Tuition fee:
R9 700


Property Development Programme

Engage with a full range of disciplines within property development.
Date:
16 – 28 July
Application deadline:
15 June
Tuition fee:
SAPOA members:  R35 620
Non SAPOA members:  R46 350

Short Courses , UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB)
Managing Power Sector Reform And Regulation Africa

Explore international regulatory regimes and best practice in managing them.

Date:
9 – 13 October

Application deadline:
8 September

Tuition fee:
R25 650

SOCIAL INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Business Acumen for Artists

This course will teach artists everything they need to know about basic business; from how to manage their finances to how to market themselves more effectively and critically – to negotiate decisively when pitching a product and pricing an idea.
Date:
28 August – 27 November (Monday evenings)
Application deadline:
28 July
Tuition fee:
R8 700


Impact Investing in Africa

Impact Investing in Africa is a brand new short course at UCT’s GSB that introduces the concept of impact investing to wealth managers.
Date:
6 – 9 November
Application deadline:
6 October
Tuition fee:
R16 200

Leading Innovative Partnerships in Extended Education

The Leading Innovative Partnerships in Extended Education will run over four consecutive Saturdays in March for committed individuals working in the educational space.
Date:
4 – 25 March (Saturdays)
Application Deadline:
15 February
Tuition fee:
R2 000 (includes resources, tea and lunch)

Leading Social Entrepreneurship

The course is run by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UCT GSB and forms part of its efforts to build the social entrepreneurship sector in Africa and globally.
Date:
16 – 20 October
Application deadline:
15 September
Tuition fee:
R15 200
GMAT PREP

GMAT Prep Course (Cape Town)

Dates:
10 – 14 June
8 – 12 July
2 – 6 September
Application deadlines:
10 May
8 June
2 August
Tuition fee:
R7 050

GMAT Prep Course (Johannesburg)

Dates:
17 – 21 June
12 – 16 July
Application deadlines:
17 May
12 June
Tuition fee:
R7 050