Executive Leadership Development Programme

About this course:

As an executive, one needs to take a helicopter view of their organisation, understand all of its components in a systematic way, breakdown silo mentalities, inspire others to effective action as well as grow your client base while growing the talent in your organisation. This means the ability to deal with uncertainty, understand global scenarios, make pertinent trade-offs, practice ethical leadership, whilst enhancing your own personal and inter-personal skills for continuous learning and growth. This is a hands-on practical programme based on rigorous intellectual and conceptual frameworks.

The Executive Leadership Development Programme is designed to take you to the next level in your practice as an executive. It is a cutting-edge programme drawing on the latest research in systems thinking, complexity theory, strategic development and leadership.

How you will benefit. You will learn to:

  • Enhance your skills in managing yourself and leading your organisation by providing a space for reflection, discussion and dialogue
  • Develop, implement and review the strategic plan for your organisation
  • Develop effective communication skills and examine a variety of national and global leadership practices and cultures
  • Better understand initiating, leading and implementing change
  • Draw on the latest research in Systems Thinking and Complexity Theory
  • Have a deeper insight in the leadership and management of conflicting interests and values
  • Understand innovation management and be able to implement organisation wide innovation projects
  • Understand financial management and accounting and be able to make decisions based on financial statement information
  • Enhance your emotional intelligence capabilities

Key focus areas:

  • Human Resources Systems, People, Processes and Talent
  • Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics
  • Stakeholder Relationships and Partnerships
  • Enterprise wide Communications for Effective Performance
  • The Executive in a VUCA World
  • Action Planning and Coaching for Effective Performance
  • Personal and Self Mastery
  • Building the Resilient Organisation
  • Systems Thinking for Executives
  • Leadership, Innovation and Change
  • Knowledge Management and the Learning Organisation
  • Strategic Envisioning

Who should attend:

This programme is aimed at executive level management, individuals involved in the long-term strategic planning of the organisation within a global context

Entrance requirements:

  • Executive managers with relevant executive/senior management experience
  • Evidence of qualification at NQF level 8 or equivalent. Recognition of prior learning in exceptional cases

Duration:

15 Contact Days (modular: block sessions)

Date(s) Programme Fee
TBC 2018 R65 000 (excluding Optional International module)
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Course by:

UKZN Extended Learning