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Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership

IIE MSA
1 year
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Johannesburg
English

Program description

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership

The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership (PGD BL) is a management development programme aimed at all managerial levels showing potential with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for successful general business management and effective leadership. It focuses specifically on the fundamentals of operations to integrate all relevant disciplines such as banking, finance, human resources, and marketing into the overall operational plan of the organisation.

The qualification has a practical hands-on focus and incorporates the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution. With a strong focus on problem-solving and leadership competencies; this qualification is designed to prepare learners for professional and/or managerial roles in private, public, developing and non-profit sectors. It will enhance your ability to manage with competence and lead with purpose.

The programme complements functional understanding with a holistic approach, through providing you with the relevant perspectives and skills required to operate effectively in a managerial role and lead effectively across functions and cultures, with strengthen knowledge and skill sets. During the degree the emphasis will evolve from an operational to a more strategic perspective of leadership in a business context.

The PGD BL is taught by seasoned academics and industry experts with extensive leadership backgrounds in national and international business environments.Career Opportunities

This programme is based on a needs analysis conducted within South Africa business leaders. It is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) – SAQA ID 112863. It is specifically designed to equip students with skills required to branch into various roles such as:

  • Banker
  • Corporate General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Human Resources Manager/HR Business Partner
  • Finance Manager
  • Managerial and Leadership Positions

Programme Outline

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership is a management development programme aimed at all managerial levels showing potential with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for successful general business management and effective leadership. It will enhance your ability to manage with competence and lead with purpose. The programme complements functional understanding with a holistic approach, through providing you with the relevant perspectives and skills required to operate effectively in a managerial role and lead effectively across functions and cultures, with strengthen knowledge and skill sets. In addition, the programme will provide the underpinning knowledge and understanding. The emphasis will evolve from an operational to a more strategic perspective of leadership in a business context.

Programme Information

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the critical importance of, and the interplay between, leadership-related concepts in the private, public and not for profit sectors.
  • Critically analyse the roles and responsibilities of business leaders within changing economic, social, legal, ethical and political contexts. Develop a strategy and implementation plan to address complex management and leadership challenges.
  • Examine the role of analytical, intellectual, and ICT tools in assessing business opportunities and implementing appropriate business leadership strategies and tactics.
  • Discuss ways to nurture leadership and managerial talent to lead organizations to high impact and global reach.
  • Reflect on personal performance and planning and apply interpersonal, group-working, and leadership skills to enhance your performance and the performance of others.

Mode of Delivery
The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership uses flexible teaching methods as it is designed for the working professional. A combined model is used which  -includes face-to-face contact sessions (three Saturday sessions per module), extensive online learning using the virtual learning system, case studies and projects to apply learning into practice and various assignments.

Assessments
Modes of assessment will include class participation, face-to-face and online discussion, completion of case studies, assignment and projects. In order to pass, the final mark must be a passing mark of 50% or more.

Site of Delivery
IIE MSA campus in Ruimsig, Johannesburg (Important Notice: This is not a distance programme, students must be able to attend at least 2 of the 3 face-to-face contact sessions in each module).

Award
The IIE Postgraduate Diploma in Business Leadership; HEQSF level 8 - the same level as an honours degree. The diploma is awarded by the IIE as a registered private higher education institution in South Africa.

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Tuition fees is ZAR 57 600.

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IIE MSA

Earn an internationally relevant degree in South Africa

Monash South Africa (MSA) was founded in 2001 and is located on a 100 hectare site in Ruimsig, north-west of Johannesburg, in the province of Gauteng. Since 2019 MSA became a leading brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) and is...


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IIE MSA

144 Peter Rd, Ruimsig
1725 Roodepoort Johannesburg
South Africa

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www.iiemsa.co.za

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