Emerging Managers Programme

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About this programme:

New and Emerging Managers are tasked with the responsibility of managing a team to achieve results for the first time. They have to navigate a new environment, having moved past technical task based familiarity to managing others. The purpose of this programme is to take delegates through the fundamentals of management, addressing competencies required for effective management and covering everything from the functional competencies required of a manager, to the more process orientated people management.

This programme is aimed at individuals who are earmarked as future leaders/managers in an organisation, or individuals who have recently been promoted to management level and are now having to navigate a new landscape. This practical 8 week programme will enable delegates to develop a strong foundation for effective leadership and people management.

How you will benefit:

  • Understand the fundamentals of business and their importance in the overall functioning of an organisation
  • Enhance your leadership and management capabilities
  • Identify and enhance business communication strategies to achieve results
  • Effectively manage projects and your time
  • Understand the fundamentals of finance
  • Develop, motivate and manage a team

Key focus areas:

  • Fundamentals of management
  • Business communication
  • Project management
  • Introduction to finance
  • People management
  • Leadership development

Who should attend:

  • Individuals identified as future or emerging leaders
  • Individuals who are in a management role for the first time
  • Supervisors or team leaders

Entrance requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years work experience
  • Applicant must have access to a reliable Internet line to complete required hours online


6 days (interactive sessions with facilitators)

  • Session 1: Managing for Impact
  • Session 2: Management in Context
  • Full implementation plan to be communicated on registration
  • Recorded sessions will be available only for registered delegates for a limited period
  • Assessments are restricted and all social distancing measures are adhered to as per the DOH regulations

Learning Methodology:

Delegates attending the course are provided with a unique blended learning methodology which combines online access to subject content with real time engagement with facilitators, and the opportunity to add value through contact learning sessions, where feasible and appropriate.

Start Date Programme Fee
26th October 2022 R15 570
Course by:

UKZN Extended Learning