Strategic Capability and Leadership for Public Sector Managers
Strategic Capability and Leadership for Public Sector Managers (face to face)
10 Apr 2024
R 6450.00

Strategic Capability and Leadership for Public Sector Managers (Face to face in Pretoria)
11 Sep 2024
R 6450.00

Brief Description
The Strategic Capability and Leadership for Public Sector Managers short course provides you with requisite skills to enhance your strategic leadership capabilities in your role as a public sector senior manager.
The course specifically emphasises the process of strategic thinking within the public sphere, implementing strategic planning and reporting, as well as executing tasks aligned with government strategies that are in line with the most current theories of management and leadership locally and internationally.
This course is aligned with the Senior Management Service (SMS) Competency Framework in order to acquire the appropriate core competency skills set on a senior manager level.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to understand and apply strategic thinking skills understand and apply strategies of government master the techniques of performance reporting lead in task execution and innovation discuss and apply selected current theories of leadership, and understand the rise and fall of strategic planning.
This credit-bearing course* provides you with an entry point to formal degree programmes exclusively presented by the University of Pretoria with credits afforded towards a Masters in Public Administration on NQF 9 (20 credits).
Course Content
Strategic thinking skills required by a manager Overall strategies of government Performance reporting as required in the public service Task execution and innovation Current theories of leadership Strategic planning as an academic discipline within the context of knowledge management.
Course structure Course pre-readings: 2 weeks before course commences 
Contact sessions: 3 days Assignment due date: 4 weeks after last contact session Exam period: You have the option to complete the exam in June or November.
Exams can only be written during the University of Pretoria exam sessions.*
Successful completion of credit-bearing short courses entails that a candidate who otherwise complies with all the admission requirements for corresponding formal degree programmes as published annually in the respective year faculty year books of the University of Pretoria may upon registering for the formal programme obtain credits for the corresponding degree modules.
Normal application processes for admission to formal programmes at the University of Pretoria must be followed. Certificates of successful completion of credit-bearing short courses issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria must be submitted during the application for recognition of allocated credits.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a minimum of three years managerial experience in the public sector and/or a relevant tertiary qualification.
Delegates who wish to pursue admission to the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) at the University of Pretoria should be in possession of a relevant bachelors degree.
The SPMA Postgraduate Committee will consider exemption (credits) on some of the modules towards the course work MPA, on condition that delegates meet the minimum requirements as stated above.
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Catalogue and Category:
Public Administration and Management
Who Should attend:
This course is specifically aimed at public sector managers in the South African public sector and/or public service employees aspiring towards a managerial position.
Delivery Mode:
Blended, Contact Sessions, Online
Contact Days: