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Course Who Should Attend Prerequisites Duration
Accredited Business Leadership

This would suit any person in management or leadership who needs a formal management qualification.  The course blends leadership best-practice and current methodology and is taught by experienced and effective managers.

Communication skills at NF level 4 is a pre-requisite for enrolment on this course.

Some experience in leading people or teams in an organisation, is preferable.

We work on an LMS to manage course content and assessments and so having your own laptop or computer, access to the internet and basic computer and word processing skills are essential.

5 Day
Building Better Teams Business owners, managers 1 Day
Business Succession Planning

Business leaders, business owners, managers

1 Day
Change and How to Deal with It

Potential Change managers, Project Managers, Line Managers.

We recommens that you attend the self mastery course first.  Some exposure to either project management, line management, or supervision.

1 Day
Change Management US252021

 

All managers, potential managers and leaders of teams in organisations. Anyone in management who would like to earn a management qualification for career progression.

 

 

The entry level requirements for this course are:

  • Communication at NQF Level 4

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4

  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4

 

Learners who apply can send in copies of their matric certificate to prove that they meet the requirements. If they do not have matric, an assessment can be done to see if they meet the requirements.

 

 

2 days
Coach Managers US252035

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

Learners starting to learn towards this unit standard are proficient in Language, Literacy and Communication, including intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, at NQF level 4.

3 Days
Coaching Skills for Today's Leaders

Anyone who would like to learn the skill of coaching as a tool to develop their people, and lead them to readily take accountability, make better decisions, and reach their personal goals. This would benefit any person in a leadership position.

Some leadership experience would be useful.

2 Day
Coaching: A Leadership Skill

Anyone who would like to learn the skill of coaching as a tool to build people / employees and lead them to reach personal goals and make better decisions. This would suit any person in a leadership position.

Some leadership experience would be useful. Beneficial for the delegate to have attended the Self-Actualization and Finding Strengths Course first.

1 Day
Conduct negotiations US 117853

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

Learners starting to learn towards this unit standard are proficient in Language, Literacy and Communication, including intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, at NQF level 4.

It is recommended that a learner is proficient in the unit standard 'Conduct an in-depth analysis of and interpret conflict situations' before accessing this unit standard'. 

3 Days
Conflict Resolution The Definitive Approach

Managers, HR Personnel, business leaders and anyone needing systematic tools to deal effectively with conflict.

none

1 Day
Critical Thinking

This course is a key course to help establish a foundation of solid thinking skills to analyse and interpret arguments and data.  It is useful to anyone in business to help them think clearly and make good decisions and is a base course for Problem-Solving and Decision making.  If you have not done Critical thinking in school - come on this course.

Matric level English language skills is beneficial.

2 Days
Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Executives, Line Managers, Project Managers, Sales and Marketing Staff, Facilitators, Team leaders, Members in multicultural teams, Ex-pats, those moving into cross-cultural leadership positions. To have registered and paid for the course a week prior so that the Multi-Rater Assessment can be completed online by the delegate and by 5 observers who know the delegate. A report of the results forms part of the course. 1 Day
Developing High Performance Teams

Business owners, managers, HR personnel

None

3 Day
Diversity & Conflict Management

This is intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them.

It is assumed that learners are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4. 
8 Days
Emotional Intelligence SAQA US252031 

Managers and leaders of people in a work environment.  Anybody who desires to learn how to be in touch with their emotions and how to communicate with and lead others effectively in a team setting. 

Any manager or new-manager who would like to earn this unit standard worth 4 credits,  as a path towards earning the full qualification in Generic Management, NQF Level 5, SAQA ID 59201.  

The Leading Training Self Mastery Course is highly recommended as a pre-requisite course to this course as it lays the scientific foundation of how our brains process emotions and how we as social beings relate to others. However, this is not essential.  Delegates need to be prepared to work on formative assignments in class and prepare a summative assessment and portfolio of evidence which will be submitted to the Services Seta after assessment and moderation, for verification of results.

2 Day
Introduction to Project Management

Anybody who would like to gain an understanding of the main components, tools, and techniques of project management.

Anyone who needs an NQF aligned short-course on project management or who needs an accredited project management short training course that is practical and relevant and trained by an expert.

Ideal for a manager without a formal project management qualification who needs a grasp of the terminology and methodology of project management in order to effectively lead a team involved in managing projects. 

This is an excellent crash course or refresher course. 

Any team and management experience beneficial.

No direct project management experience necessary, although it is beneficial.

It is beneficial to have attended the Leading Training Project Management Fundamentals Course if you are an absolute beginner.  If you can't attend that course, and are a beginner, please request a course pre-reading pack.

Please note that this course requires computer skills and delegates need to have access to a computer / laptop to complete the course.  Access to a stable internet connection is essential for webinar attendees.   Classroom based delegates can hire a laptop if needed.  MS Word and MS Excel will be used in class and access to a Learner Mangement System will be given - Moodle, to access exercises and resources. 

 

3 Days
Leadership Essentials - US 120300

This Unit Standard would suit anyone in a management position or who aspires to management or leadership in an organisation. 

It will be particularly useful to learners who are working within the Public Sector, Local Government, commercial or community environment.

It is assumed that learners enrolling for this course are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4.  Evidence of this is required upom enrolment.

2 days
Leadership Skills for Supervisors

Managers, business owners and team leaders. Anyone new to team leadership would benefit.

A level of experience in small team leadership would be helpful but any interaction in a business environment is necessary. No specific skills apart from a desire to learn how to better one's leadership skills.

1 Day
Leading With Emotional Intelligence Anybody who desires to learn how to be in touch with their emotions and how to communicate better with others. Our Self Mastery Course is highly recommended as a pre-requisite course to this course as it lays the scientific foundation of how our brains process emotions and how we as social beings relate to others. 1 Day
Manage Recruitment US12140

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

Learners starting to learn towards this unit standard are proficient in Language, Literacy and Communication, including intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, at NQF level 4.

3 Days
Manage Talent US252029

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

Learners starting to learn towards this unit standard are proficient in Language, Literacy and Communication, including intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, at NQF level 4.

3 Days
Manage Team Performance US252034

This Unit Standard is intended for managers in all economic sectors. These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them.

 

Learners starting to learn towards this unit standard are proficient in Language, Literacy and Communication, including intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, at NQF level 4.

3 Days
Managing Conflicts US 114226

This is an accredited course and will suit a team leader in any business unit who is responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards the qualification National Certificate in Generic Management, at NQF level 5.

For entry into this course a learner needs to be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.
3 Days
Managing Diversity US252043

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

It is assumed that learners are competent in:

Communication at NQF Level 4.

Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.

Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

2 Days
Managing the Project Team Managers, project managers, business owners, bosses and leaders of project teams. Some team leadership and project management experience is beneficial. 1 Day
Managing Workplace Relationships

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

Any learner embarking on this course is assumed to be competent in:

 

  • Communication at NQF Level 4

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4

  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4

Evidence of this is required upon enrollment or opportunities for RPL are available for a learner to demonstrate competence.

 

1 day
Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce Employers, managers 1 Day
National Certificate in Management

This course will suit learners in any business unit who are responsible for leading and managing staff.  It would also suit any qualifying learner who would like to earn credits towards a qualification. 

It is assumed that learners are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 4. 
Problem Solving and Decision Making

Anybody

Critical Thinking

1 Day
Project Management Bootcamp

Engineers, planners, project managers

None

5 days
Project Management Tools and Techniques

Anyone who needs an accredited, NQF aligned and credit bearing short-course on project management that is practical and relevant and trained by an expert.

Ideal for someone new to project management or on a project team who does not have a formal project management qualification, but who needs a grasp of the terminology and methodology of project management in order to effectively participate in a project team. This is a great base course for someone embarking on a career as a project manager or who would like to find out if project management is the path for them.

It is also an excellent refresher course. 

Any work experience is beneficial.  No direct project management experience necessary, although it is beneficial to have been involved in project work.

One must have the knowledge component of the Leading Training Project Management Fundamentals Course in place or have attended the Fundamentals course if you are completely new to project management.  If you are not able to attend this course, please request a pre-reading pack to cover this knowledge component.  

Please note that this course requires computer skills and delegates need to have access to a computer / laptop to complete the course.  Access to a stable internet connection is essential for webinar attendees.   Classroom based delegates can hire a laptop if needed.  MS Word and MS Excel will be used in class and access to a Learner Mangement System will be given - Moodle, to access exercises and resources. 

3 Days
Relationship Management

Anyone who interacts with people as a leader or manager and who would want to understand how to communicate and lead effectively. 

Anyone who needs an accredited course in relationship management, that builds to a qualification.

 

  • Communication at NQF Level 4.

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4.

5 days
Sales Leadership and Sales Management

Sales Team Leaders and Managers

Complex Solution Selling

3 Day
Self Mastery

This course is for everyone who wants greater insight into how people operate socially and the WHY behind emotionally-charged behaviour. It is particularly useful to people who need to influence others for example leaders, team members, facilitators, HR professionals and sales professionals.

Computer literacy helpful as resources are accessed via the Internet.

1 Day
The ABCs of Supervising Others Supervisors, managers, team leaders, business owners 1 Day
The Accredited Professional Manager

This course is intended for: managers in all economic sectors.

These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them or anyone new to managing or leading a team.

Learning Assumed To Be In Place And Recognition Of Prior Learning

It is assumed that people learning towards this Unit Standard are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 4.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 4.
3 day
The Accredited Professional Supervisor

This course would suit someone who is working who supervises a team in a work environment and who would like to earn credits on the NQF by achieving the outcomes of this course through assessment.

It is assumed that people starting to learn towards these unit standards are able to:

  • be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • function on basic industry and business knowledge
  • interpret basic workflow principles
  • schedule activities
  • apply basic quality control principles
3 Day
The Art of Delegating

Anybody

1 Day
The Professional Manager

 

New and experienced managers wanting to improve their leadership skills. Anyone who does not require an accredited course. This would suit anyone currently in management or preparing to join a management team.

 

 

Business experience dealing with teams is essential and some leadership experience would be beneficial.  

3 Day
The Professional Supervisor

This course would suit anyone new to supervising or who is being groomed for a supervisory position.  It is also an essential course for anyone who has been supervising for a while and who needs some new tools and handles to do the job better.

Work experience in teams is essential to understand the dynamics of what takes place in groups in the workplace.  A good grasp of business English, both spoken and written is helpful, at about a minimum of Grade 11 level, although the concepts can be adapted for a technical audience utilizing plain and simple language. 

3 days
Time Management US-242811

 

The intended audience is anyone in a work environment who has areas of responsibility in a department and who needs to schedule and plan tasks.

This course will suit a person needing an accredited time management course and who would like to build up credits towards a full qualification on the NQF.

 

 

Learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3. Proof of this would need to be provided upon enrolment.

 

2 days