2021 Short Courses at the GSB – UCT Graduate School of Business

2021 Short Courses at the GSB – UCT Graduate School of Business

BUSINESS ACUMEN

2021 Finance for Non-Financial Managers

The language of accounting and finance will be taught in a practical, accessible way.
Dates:
8 – 11 May 2021
31 July – 3 August 2021
16 – 19 October 2021
Application deadlines:
7 April 2021
31 June 2021
15 September 2021
Tuition fee:
R19 200

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2021 Negotiation Skills for Managers

The Negotiation Skills for Managers programme uses contemporary negotiation theory to solve complex negotiation problems.
Date:
2 – 4 August 2021
Application Deadline:
3 July 2021
Tuition fee:
R15 800

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2021 Strategic Thinking and Execution for Growth

Enhance strategic thinking skills, and the ability to achieve effective implementation.
Dates:
21 – 24 August 2021 (Cape Town)
01 – 04 August 2021 (Johannesburg)
Application deadlines:
21 July 2021 (Cape Town)
2 July 2021 (Johannesburg)
Tuition fee:
R21 600

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2021 Understanding Integrated Reports

Learn how to compile, read and analyse integrated reports.
Date:
5 – 6 June 2021
Application deadline:
5 May 2021
Tuition fee:
R12 000

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2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
28 June 2021
Tuition Fee:
R7 050

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GENERAL MANAGEMENT

2021 The New Manager

New managers grow in confidence as leaders, with personal mastery and collaborative management.
Date:
18 – 30 June 2021
Application Deadline:
18 May 2021
Tuition fee:
R36 200

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2021 Programme for Management Development

Gain a broad organisational perspective and enhance managerial understanding capabilities.
Date:
14 – 26 May 2021
3 – 15 September 2021
Application deadlines:
14 April 2021
3 August 2021
Tuition fee:
R64 800

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2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
29 September 2021
Tuition fee:
R85 000

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LEADERSHIP AND SUSTAINABLE PERFORMANCE

2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
21 April 2021
Tuition fee:
R16 000

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2021 Executive Women in Leadership

Take leadership to the next level while building a network of support and influence.
Dates:
17 – 20 July 2021 (Module 1)
16 – 19 October 2021 (Module 2)
Application Deadline:
15 June 2021
Tuition fee:
R63 000

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2021 Developing Women in Leadership

Date:
21 – 25 August 2021
Application Deadline:
21 July 2021
Tuition Fee:
R25 000

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2021 Design Thinking in Practice

Achieving new outcomes with a design-led innovation approach.
Dates:
13 – 15 June 2021   (Cape Town intake 1)
1 – 3 November 2021 (Cape Town intake 2)
2 – 4 August 2021 (Johannesburg)
Application Deadlines:
12 May 2021 (Cape Town intake 1)
2 October 2021 (Cape Town intake 2)
2 July 2021 (Johannesburg)
Tuition fee:
R24 500

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DOING BUSINESS IN EMERGING MARKETS

2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
14 July 2021
Tuition Fee:
R12 000
Course Convenor:
Mark Graham

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2021 Finance, Contracts and Risk Mitigation for Private Power Investment in Africa

Dates:
20 – 24 November 2021
Application Deadline:
20 October 2021
Tuition Fee:
R25 650

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2021 Managing Power Sector Reform And Regulation

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

Date:
9 – 13 October 2021

Application deadline:
8 September 2021

Tuition fee:
R25 650

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2021 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 2021
Application deadline:
19 May 2021
Tuition fee:
R9 700

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2021 Property Development Programme

Engage with a full range of disciplines within property development.
Date:
16 – 28 July 2021
Application deadline:
15 June 2021
Tuition fee:
SAPOA members:  R35 620
Non SAPOA members:  R46 350

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2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
29 September 2021
Tuition fee:
R32 900

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2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
14 April 2021
Tuition Fee:
R21 000
RPL Fee:
R1 000

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SOCIAL INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

2021 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 2021 (Monday evenings)
Application deadline:
28 July 2021
Tuition fee:
R8 700

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2021 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 2021
Application deadline:
15 September 2021
Tuition fee:
R15 200

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2021 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 2021
Application deadline:
13 October 2021
Tuition fee:
R16 200

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2021 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 2021
Application Deadline:
24 June 2021
Tuition Fee:
R12 000

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2021 Brand Creation for New Ventures

Expert brand management insights to support intuitive marketers.
Dates:
Cape Town
26 – 28 June 2021
Application Deadline:
26 May 2021
Johannesburg
13 – 15 November 2021
Application Deadline:
13 October 2021
Tuition Fee:
R18 500

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GMAT PREP

2021 GMAT Prep Course (Cape Town)

Dates:
10 – 14 June 2021
8 – 12 July 2021
2 – 6 September 2021
Application deadlines:
10 May 2021
8 June 2021
2 August 2021
Tuition fee:
R7 050

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2021 GMAT Prep Course (Johannesburg)

Dates:
17 – 21 June 2021
12 – 16 July 2021
Application deadlines:
17 May 2021
12 June 2021
Tuition fee:
R7 050

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