Forward-thinking organisations understand that the integration of world economies into a single global village will continue to influence their quest to survive and thrive. At a strategic level, organisations from every sector of the economy are exposed to an increasingly intricate tapestry of political, economic, social and technological complexities.These complexities are compounded by an explosion of knowledge. Navigating through the “knowledge” economy has many implications for education, training, and practice in various disciplines and professions.

In order to effectively compete and succeed in today’s hyper-competitive markets, professionals are required to possess a unique set of non-static skills. Mancosa [GSB]’s Executive Education offers innovative insights and professional training to nurture the talent that is required by organisations to get ahead. The skills and new perspectives that are imparted to participants enable them to upgrade their knowledge and practice their profession at an expert level. As an experienced service provider, Mancosa [GSB] Executive Education consults with a multitude of local and regional organisations to meet their training requirements via collaborative learning partnerships. In-depth discussions and a comprehensive needs assessment ensures that each programme is customised to the organisation’s unique direction and strategy. Each programme is anchored on specialist research and is an infusion of highly actionable insights, methodologies and strategies that empower participants to be architects of growth and a source of competitive advantage within their organisations. Programmes are delivered by specialists and experts in their chosen areas.

In addition, the client-centric approach that is adopted by Mancosa [GSB] Executive Education guarantees that all programmes can be flexibly structured and facilitated according to individual clients’ needs. We look forward to engaging with you to determine your unique training needs and we are confident that we will be able to assist you in nurturing a highly educated and capable work force that is responsive to changing global dynamics.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Managers and executives are required to make an ongoing contribution towards important financial decisions at a departmental and/or business unit level. Increasingly, there is a need for managers and executives to possess these skills in addition to a thorough understanding of finances. This programme is tailored to assist non-financial managers to contribute effectively to the decision-making process, thereby contributing to the achievement of their organisation’s financial objectives. The programme includes focused sessions on financial reporting, financial analysis, forecasting and budgeting, costing and capital expenditure. The programme will also provide small business owners with the skills required to better manage their limited financial resources.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 01 – 03 March 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 03 – 05 April 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 02 – 05 May 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office General Management

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Project Management

Time pressures, complexity of project work, and a lack of sufficient resources make working on projects challenging and difficult. From concept to completion many people are confronted with unique deliverables. Not too long ago, the only place project management was practiced was in the development of high technology products or in heavy and extreme engineering. Virtually every industry, organisation and profession is impacted by the need to deliver projects on time, within budget and to client satisfaction. It is therefore critically important for those leading in this efficiency-driven environment to familiarise themselves with the dynamic processes associated with project management.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 01 – 03 February 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 07 – 09 March 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 10 – 12 April 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 08 – 10 May 2017 Namibia MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 31 May – 02 June 2017 Swaziland MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 04 – 06 September 2017 Zambia MANCOSA Office General Management

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Supply Chain Management

The world in which we live can best be described as everchanging. With a burgeoning population and changing needs, businesses have been strained more than ever before. Present day consumers are more aware of their value expectations. As such, organisations have become more demand-driven and customer focused. Supply chain management is often leveraged as a mechanism for obtaining and sustaining a competitive advantage in a constantly changing marketplace. The field of supply chain management has evolved such that it is now a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time and meeting company objectives.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 07 – 09 February 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 18 – 20 April 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Skills General Management
3 days 15 – 17 May 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office General Management

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Understanding Financial Markets

Investing in the financial markets has been a puzzle for most, dominated by its own language with talk of bulls, bears and blue-chips. While many have been keen to trade the forex or share markets, the education barrier has distinguished between being a player and being on the outside. This programme offers an introduction to various aspects of trading and investing in financial markets, providing delegates with knowledge on trading and investing on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) and other financial markets. Delegates will also gain a thorough understanding of the full range of instruments including shares, forex, commodities and all their derivatives. The programme will also guide delegates to navigate the financial markets and to have an understanding of wealth enhancement and portfolio management.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 10 – 12 May 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 11 – 13 September 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office General Management

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The Art of Public Speaking

Public speaking occasions are powerful opportunities to build companies, communities and families. The art of public speaking can be embraced by anyone and requires dedication and passion. This workshop aims to enhance the confidence of delegates and will be of benefit to both novices and proficient speakers. The workshop will provide the tools necessary for getting the message across to the listeners in the hope of making a positive difference in their lives.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 14 – 16 March 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 03 – 05 July 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 01 – 03 August 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office General Management

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Process Safety Management

Process safety management (PSM) is a fast-developing area of specialisation. With ever increasing legal and shareholder demands to protect personnel and surrounding communities from disastrous accidents, process safety has become a key performance indicator for the global industrial fraternity. PSM is a systematic approach to prevent catastrophic incidents from occurring and to mitigate their impact should they transpire. It has been thirty years since the Bhopal tragedy and high-risk industrial operations worldwide are still afflicted by high-impact incidents. These incidents reveal that sustainable PSM is dependent on precise organisational alignment, technically competent personnel, and robust company systems.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 05 – 07 June 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 19 – 21 September 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office General Management
3 days 11 – 13 October 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office General Management

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Junior Management Development Programme

The Junior Management Development Programme is designed to fast track management development and unlock talent for aspiring managers. The programme is suited to candidates in both the public and private sectors. The JMDP will prepare delegates for employment in junior and middle management positions. Delegates will be exposed to team management, strategic management, project management, marketing, finance and human resource management.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
10 days over 6 months Starts on 13 February 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
10 days over 6 months Starts on 06 July 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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Senior Management Development Programme

The Senior Management Development Programme is specifically designed for existing managers who intend acquiring formal exposure to strategic management functioning. Delegates will develop strong strategic management skills. The SMDP provides a comprehensive view of contemporary management practice in both the public and private sectors and provides strategic insight enabling junior and middle managers to pursue senior management positions within their organisations.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
10 days over 6 months Starts on 16 February 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
10 days over 6 months Starts on 23 March 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
10 days over 6 months Starts on 13 June 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
10 days over 6 months Starts on 10 July 2017 Namibia MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
10 days over 6 months Starts on 14 August 2017 Swaziland MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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Leadership Development Programme

Delegates are invited to explore the dynamics of leadership – its foundations, variations and complexity. The programme will encourage delegates to engage and will challenge their perceptions of leadership. By reflecting on their experiences, delegates will begin to analyse and develop their leadership strengths and weaknesses, guiding them to make sound strategic and management decisions.

Corporates are no longer in favour of the traditional leadership programmes offered by business schools and require managers and executives to attend programmes that are stimulating and out of the ordinary. While being firmly rooted in sound contemporary research by leading thinkers in the world, MANCOSA’s Leadership Development Programme (LDP) offers delegates an opportunity to experience a profound personal and leadership transformation. It’s never too late to learn, change or find your passion.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
5 days 17 – 21 July 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
5 days 16 – 20 October 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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International Womens' Leadership Development Programme

Across the world women are increasingly playing important and pronounced roles in formal societal and business arenas. Millennium development goals place high emphasis on the need for women development through empowerment initiatives. As much as women have always featured as leaders and change agents in every society, formal interventions are imperative to assist in women leadership development. This programme will assist in accelerating this quest and to cement women into their rightful role as equals in leading the destiny of nations in the new age.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
5 days 14 – 19 August 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
5 days 06 – 10 November 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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Hospital Managers' Development Programme

Hospitals form the backbone of the public health system since this is where the bulk of public health service delivery occurs. The management of such facilities requires a unique skills set and the ability to plan, implement and account for the operations of key national assets. A cohort of professionals should be groomed to contribute to the delivery of high-yielding health solutions to communities.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
5 days 21 – 25 August 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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Moving from Good to Great - A journey towards personal growth

The purpose of this programme is to assist delegates in their personal journey towards being a person of significance. The difference between being successful and significant forms the foundation of this programme. Delegates will be encouraged to look towards a brighter future, to be proactive in their lives and not to spend time focusing on negative events that may have impacted their lives historically. Through dynamic facilitation techniques, delegates are encouraged to take ownership of their lives and to commence a journey of personal growth and transformation.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 21 – 23 February 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
3 days 19 – 23 June 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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Unleashing your potential - Moving from Information to Transformation

Companies grow when individuals within the company grow. One of the fatal mistakes in companies and institutions is that not enough is invested in the growth of the employees. This programme looks at factors that inhibit growth. It also looks at the psychological barriers to success and focuses on the creative potential of each individual.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 25 – 27 September 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development
3 days 25 – 27 October 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Management and Leadership Development

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Management in the Public Health Care Sector

Public health care has of late become a highly specialised and technology-dependant area of specialisation. Public service
delivery in this domain poses challenges of efficacy and optimisation of resource allocation. Central to the success of the public sector is the requirement of sound management and administrative skills relevant to the public health care sector.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 28 – 30 March 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Public Sector Management

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Public Finance Management

Operational knowledge of public finances, and the administration and management of the array of elements associated therewith is imperative for each and every public official as well as functionaries indirectly involved in engagements with the state. Even quasi-autonomous entities such as universities, the energy sector or regulatory bodies are required to be conversant with the public finance regime.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 22 – 24 May 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Public Sector Management

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Municipal Finance Management

Local government is seen as the launch pad for development. However, sustainable development either in urban or rural areas cannot proceed unless the entities and officials charged with such responsibilities carry the institutional capacity or a working knowledge of the financial regulatory environment and its complex impact on local areas and municipalities.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 29 – 31 August 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Public Sector Management

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Management in the Public Sector

The public sector plays a significant role in the economy and is charged with delivering essential services across a wide spectrum. Since this sector functions with resources derived mainly from fiscal yields, accountability and quality management are of paramount importance. Public officials should therefore be adequately equipped to manage and administer such scarce resources. In addition, policy management, planning and execution of services in an effective way also forms part of a public official’s mandate. Appropriate management acumen is therefore essential in this regard.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 24 – 26 July 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Public Sector Management

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Communication and ICT in the Public Sector

Government strives towards communicating and engaging more effectively and efficiently with its citizens. The technological age has brought exciting ways in which to pursue these objectives. E-governance in its different forms play a significant role in bringing services to communities and to engage with society. This programme seeks to educate delegates in the modalities associated with communication and ICT in the public sector.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 15 – 17 November 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Public Sector Management

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Management in the Mining Sector

The mining sector forms a large part of South Africa and many African countries’ economic endeavours. The mining sector is constantly reminded of international economic and political turbulence. Providing leadership within the mining sector requires innovative, fresh and dynamic management and leadership attributes.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 26 – 28 April 2017 Zambia MANCOSA Office Mining Management
3 days 26 – 28 July 2017 Botswana MANCOSA Office Mining Management

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Risk Management in the Mining Sector

Across the world mining operations are subject to a complex matrix of risk, which present decision makers with multi-faceted challenges. Therefore, bespoke risk mitigation skills are imperative and a sought-after expertise. Mining operations locally continue to face an ever-expanding basket of external risk factors including labour relations, falling commodity prices and increasing costs of operations. This programme aims to enhance the risk management skills of delegates by applying theory-based risk management techniques.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 29 – 31 May 2017 Zambia MANCOSA Office Mining Management
3 days 22 – 24 November 2017 Johannesburg MANCOSA Office Mining Management

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FAIS Exam Preparation Workshop RE 5 (Representatives)

The purpose of the FAIS Act is to protect consumers of financial services and to professionalise the overall financial services industry. To achieve this, the FAIS Act imposes certain requirements on providers of financial services. These requirements ensure that consumers receive proper financial advice, that they are provided with sufficient information to make informed investment decisions and that they are dealing with fit and proper advisors and intermediaries. The Act aims to protect the public against improper conduct by Financial Service Providers (FSPs) and makes provision for FSPs to be licensed and authorised by the Financial Services Board (FSB).

This is a general examination that applies to all key individuals and sole proprietors in all the Categories. All sole proprietors and key individuals who are responsible for managing and overseeing a business relating to the rendering financial services for FSPs in Category I, II, IIA, III and IV are required to write this examination.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 24 – 26 May 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Financial Services and Investment

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FAIS Exam Preparation Workshop RE 1 (Key Individuals)

The purpose of the FAIS Act is to protect consumers of financial services and to professionalise the overall financial services industry. To achieve this, the FAIS Act imposes certain requirements on providers of financial services. These requirements ensure that consumers receive proper financial advice, that they are provided with sufficient information to make informed investment decisions and that they are dealing with fit and proper advisors and intermediaries. The Act aims to protect the public against improper conduct by Financial Service Providers (FSPs) and makes provision for FSPs to be licensed and authorised by the Financial Services Board (FSB).

All Representatives, including those employed or mandated by an FSP, who render a financial service to a client (excluding a person rendering clerical, technical, administrative, legal, accounting or other service in a subsidiary or subordinate capacity which does not require judgment or does not lead to a specific transaction in respect of a financial product in response to general enquiries) are required to write this examination.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
3 days 27 June 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Financial Services and Investment

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Professional Designation Examination Readiness Workshop (PDE 4 and 5)

The Professional Designation Examination (PDE) is an integrated assessment of knowledge for estate agents contemplated in regulation of the Education Regulations promulgated under Government Notice R.633 on 04 June 2008. No individual may be registered by the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) as a full status agent unless that person has successfully completed the PDE. The PDE is entirely distinct from the old EAAB Board examination and focuses on the new education curriculum that was introduced in 2008.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
1 day 07 July 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Financial Services and Investment

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Property Investors' Seminar

Property investments form the cornerstone of private or professional investment portfolios. The approach to real estate investment may range from an individual property purchase to an investment in a property syndicate or a listed property company. These choices each have their singular advantages, disadvantages and nuances.

Duration Date Venue Address Category
1 day 31 October 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Financial Services and Investment

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First Time Home Owners' Seminar

The single largest purchase by most is fixed residential property. For first home owners the property market is a complex environment and is a coming together of various stakeholders including real estate agents, property valuators, banks and attorneys. The property world has its own vocabulary and the purchase of property comes with a long list of costs. Those who are planning to make a property purchase for the first time, or seasoned buyers who wish to refresh their knowledge of the property environment will benefit from this seminar.

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1 day 08 September 2017 Durban MANCOSA Office Financial Services and Investment

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MANCOSA Executive Education

Durban

Tel: 0027 31 300 7200
Email: mee@mancosa.co.za

Contact Persons:
Jabulile Diko: 0027 74 114 9176
Email: jabulile.diko@mancosa.co.za

Abdulla Sardiwalla: 0027 82 302 8020
Email: abdulla.sardiwalla@mancosa.co.za

Tsebo Lebelo: 00 27 71 879 0179
Email: tsebo.lebelo@mancosa.co.za

Johannesburg

Tel: 0027 11 853 3000
Email: mee@mancosa.co.za

Contact Persons:
Amanda Moyo: 00 27 81 057 4598
Email: amanda.moyo@mancosa.co.za

Gugu Selela: 00 27 73 661 4112
Email: gugu.selela@mancosa.co.za