Short Courses at the GSB – UCT Graduate School of Business

By | June 21, 2020

Short Courses at the GSB – UCT Graduate School of Business

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.

Dates:
21 – 24 August (Cape Town)
01 – 04 August (Johannesburg)

Application deadlines:
21 July (Cape Town)
2 July (Johannesburg)

Tuition fee:
R21 600

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Understanding Integrated Reports

Learn how to compile, read and analyse integrated reports.

Date:
5 – 6 June

Application deadline:
5 May

Tuition fee:
R12 000

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Strategic Decision Making

Find out how to make smarter, faster, more creative decisions – how to spot the smart risks and pass on the dangerous ones. Learn from the mistakes other companies have made to identify strategic growth opportunities for the benefit of your company or organisation.

Date:
28 July

Application Deadline:
28 June

Tuition Fee:
R7 050

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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 – 26 May
3 – 15 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

Lean Leadership

Consciously enabling your organisation. This experiential programme is designed to equip participants to embed lean leadership into their teams, divisions, or organisations as a whole.

Dates:
22 – 24 May

Application Deadline:
21 April

Tuition fee:
R16 000

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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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Developing Women in Leadership

Date:
21 – 25 August

Application Deadline:
21 July

Tuition Fee:
R25 000

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Design Thinking in Practice

Achieving new outcomes with a design-led innovation approach.

Dates:
13 – 15 June   (Cape Town intake 1)
1 – 3 November (Cape Town intake 2)
2 – 4 August (Johannesburg)

Application Deadlines:
12 May (Cape Town intake 1)
2 October (Cape Town intake 2)
2 July (Johannesburg)

Tuition fee:
R24 500

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DOING BUSINESS IN EMERGING MARKETS

Understanding Financial Statements for Directors and Board Members

This two-day course will unpack the jargon and financial know-how to show participants exactly what to look for on financial statements; sifting out the most important information and discovering how to spot possible opportunities and pitfalls as represented by the numbers.

Dates:
14 – 15 August

Application Deadline:
14 July

Tuition Fee:
R12 000

Course Convenor:
Mark Graham

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

Dates:
20 – 24 November

Application Deadline:
20 October

Tuition Fee:
R25 650

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Managing Power Sector Reform And Regulation

Explore international and African frontiers in new utility and regulatory models.

Date:
9 – 13 October

Application deadline:
8 September

Tuition fee:
R25 650

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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

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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

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Company-Community Collaboration and Conflict Resolution for Complex Environments

This advanced training course is aimed at professionals who need to understand, prevent and resolve company-community conflict.

Date:
29 October – 3 November

Application Deadline:
29 September

Tuition fee:
R32 900

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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:
14 April

Tuition Fee:
R21 000

RPL Fee:
R1 000

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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 – 4 December (Monday evenings)

Application deadline:
28 July

Tuition fee:
R8 700

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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

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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:
13 – 16 November

Application deadline:
13 October

Tuition fee:
R16 200

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Business Model Innovation

Change the way your company is set up for innovation and growth. This master class helps CEOs and company executives to implement fresh thinking within their organisation, to help prepare for and capitalise on volatile and uncertain conditions in tough economic times.

Date:
24 – 25 July

Application Deadline:
24 June

Tuition Fee:
R12 000

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Brand Creation for New Ventures

Expert brand management insights to support intuitive marketers.

Dates:

Cape Town
26 – 28 June
Application Deadline:
26 May

Johannesburg
13 – 15 November
Application Deadline:
13 October

Tuition Fee:
R18 500

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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

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GMAT Prep Course (Johannesburg)

Dates:
17 – 21 June
12 – 16 July

Application deadlines:
17 May
12 June

Tuition fee:
R7 050

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