In today’s complex business environment, it has become essential for new managers to enhance their self-awareness, as well as their people management, leadership, and team-building skills. It requires them to, among other core responsibilities, effectively manage and integrate the flow of information, track and manage their productivity levels, as well as communicate shared goals, priorities, and values within the organisation.
The New Managers’ Development Programme (NMDP) equips professionals taking on these first-time management roles with the skills necessary to master their overall personal effectiveness and enhance their leadership competencies. It also equips them with the confidence and tools to respond effectively to current and future business challenges.
Who is this course for?
This programme is suited to supervisors, team leaders, and persons taking on first-time management roles.
Why choose this course?
Gain invaluable managerial skills, the confidence to face various situations and increased self-awareness by equipping yourself with enhanced people management, leadership and team skills. You will learn how to successfully take on a management role, while managing the information overload, by tracking and managing productivity and communicating shared goals, priorities and values effectively. Over the course of 3 months, you will be equipped to:
- Interpret and understand the changing environment of business in the context of first line management.
- Develop self-awareness in terms of own leadership, team and managerial competencies.
- Apply basic principles and practices to enhance managerial decision making.
- Communicate effectively in the workplace.
- Plan short- and long-term goals, defining work objectives and delegate effectively.
What our learning partners had to say
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.Mafemani T. Maringa
This has enriched me personally with so much knowledge, and that is something, I have always said, nobody can take away from you.Wilhelm Müller
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.Kuven Naidoo
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.Lylé Ruiters
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.Tarryn Sita Singh
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.Ernest van Sitters