This programme equips new managers with the essentials of management and leadership. They are armed with cutting-edge management and leadership techniques – the ones needed to excel within their new roles, stand out within their organisations, and take their careers to the next level. It empowers them to build a strong sense of self-awareness and people management skills – enhancing their overall effectiveness as a new manager.
It zooms in on personal mastery and their ability to lead themselves, as well as confidently respond to future challenges within and outside of their organisation. It focuses on the skills necessary to enhance their personal performance and facilitate team performance – contributing to their organisation’s overall internal effectiveness.
Individuals who are transitioning into junior leadership roles and taking on first-time management responsibilities within their organisations.
The NDMP Is a comprehensive 3-month programme that focuses on (1) The Environment of Business, (2) How Business Works, (3) Communication in the Workplace, (4) Managerial Roles & Decision-making, as well as (5) Personal Mastery and Leadership.
Participants are guided on their learning journey by a Learning Process Facilitator (LPF). The LPF plays the vital role of mediator, mentor, and advisor to participants and groups. The LPF is present in every class and is responsible for (1) ensuring that session outcomes are achieved (2) that all participants take active part in discussions, and (3) that facilitators address all questions and concerns fairly, clearly, and in a manner that supports understanding.
Over the course of 3 months, participants will be equipped to:
No formal tertiary qualification is required
English language competence at NQF level 4 / equivalent
"Thank you for a great NMDP course. Great presentation style with lots of opportunities to ask questions and talk about real life examples which all made for a really enjoyable and informative course. This has more than met my expectations. A wonderfully practical course - both personally and professionally."
"This has enriched me personally with so much knowledge, and that is something, I have always said, nobody can take away from you."
"It gave me the green light to be confident in my ability, but not arrogant! I would recommend this course not only to aspiring managers but also to individuals who wish to grow personally in their everyday lives."
"I highly recommend this programme to all people interested in leadership and even existing leaders. You never have enough insight in leadership – this is an ongoing process."
"The actual course was great – learnt everything that is applicable at these times. Really assisted with my maturity at my workplace and motivated me to step up a little more."
"My experience of the NMDP has been of great value in both my development as an individual involved in community leadership; and as an industry professional. The content offered throughout this course has provided me with practical and theoretical tools that I have been able to apply in both my personal and professional life."