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As you transition to managing managers or business units, learn to elevate to more complex leadership, build high-performance teams and executing change and strategy more effectively.

This high-impact short programme gives you the keys to transition to your next level of leadership – not only equipping you now but also building your management capacity to tackle ongoing change in the future. You already have experience or training in management and, as your skills, values and focus evolve, it’s important to empower your management team to take on their management role. This will give you the critical space you need to act strategically at planning and change in your own function, in both the medium and long-term.

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Application Dates

Applications Open 

18 October 2021

Applications Close

6 May 2022

Admission is based on professional requirements to attain new or enhance your skills.

Minimum Requirements
  • Middle managers who manage other managers;
  • Heads of functions;
  • Technical experts transitioning to management;
  • Senior managers; and
  • Entrpreneurs want to manage better.

The admissions committee reserves the right to accept only those applicants who are likely to benefit from the programme and who are able to make a full contribution to group activities.


Total Tuition Fee 

R24 800

GIBS does not charge VAT on tuition fees and all prices are subject to change.

Please click here for a quote/proforma invoice.

Note: These are the tentative schedules and the confirmed schedules will be sent to all accepted students closer to the start date of the programme. These formats are subject to change and applicants will be notified of any changes timeously.

Special Requirements

Special Needs: If you have a special need or disability, GIBS will look into accommodating this. However, it is a requirement that the student will need to provide medical certificates and supporting documentation as requested by the GIBS Admissions Office. We recommend you contact before you complete your application. Religious Observance: Observant students must contact the GIBS Admissions Office before you start your application to ascertain if or how your specific needs may be accommodated. 

Admission Process
Step 1

Complete your online application form. Please refer to the top right corner of the webpage to apply.

Step 2

Submit your online application along with all supporting documents (CV).

Step 3

Application is processed and you will receive a reference number after your application is successfully received.

Step 4

Successful applicants will receive a letter of acceptance. 

Step 5

The invoice will be issued and payment is to be made. 

Please ensure the billing details are correct when completing the application form as any request to make amendments will delay your application. Ensure you have the VAT number should your company be funding the tuition fees.

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Who should attend?
  • Middle managers who manage other managers;
  • Heads of functions; 
  • Technical experts transitioning to management;
  • Senior managers; and
  • Entrepreneurs wanting to manage better.

How you will benefit:
  • Understand the changing role of middle and senior managers;
  • Apply tips and tolls for the impactful management of others and high-performance teams;
  • 360-degree feedback about your management skills, as well as the opportunity to engage with this feedback during small group coaching facilitated by our expert coach; 
  • Immediately apply new learnings in a sustainable way;
  • Obtain a powerful awareness of yourself as a leader; 
  • Immediately apply new learnings in a sustainable way; and
  • Develop networks with peers who span functions and industries.

Key focus areas:

  • Context: Leading ongoing change for greater results;
  • Team: Managing others through transition - Setting a direction for the team and overcoming barriers, dilemmas, and dysfunctional signs;
  • Self: Myself as leader building self-awareness and way to change patterns to be more impactful - Growing your authentic management and coaching competencies for collaborative and effective management.
  • One-on-one: Small group executive coaching along with professional management 360 review feedback.

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