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Unlocking Greatness 

Prepare for your future management position, find your authentic voice, and build the calibre of organisational influence needed to unlock the greatness in individuals, teams, and organisations.

This highly personalised, application-based management course is ideal for high-performing individuals who are new to management or entering the management phase of their career development. It teaches all of the leadership skills you need to manage those below and above you, by exploring personal mastery, emotional intelligence, and up-to-the-minute techniques in leadership development. You will encounter a range of approaches to learning, including guided conversations, audio-visual resources, self-reflection exercises, and plenary sessions.

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Application Dates

Applications Open 

1 April 2022

Applications Close

5 September 2022

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

Minimum Requirements

This programme is ideal for you if you are a high performer who aspires to take on a management position or is already in a management role.

No formal education qualifications are required.


Total Tuition Fee 

R17 600

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

Please click here for a quote/proforma invoice.

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. 

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?

This programme is ideal for you if you are a high performer who aspires to take on a management position or is already in a management role.

How you will benefit:

At the end of this programme, you will:

  • Use a practical toolkit for managerial and personal success;
  • Benchmark yourself against the practices of successful people 
  • Exhibit a higher quality of work and professional interaction
  • Use your authentic voice with greater assertiveness;
  • Produce consistent results in alignment with your values and goals;
  • Display growth in your emotional and social intelligence;
  • Understand your strengths, weaknesses, blind spots and preferences;
  • Understand different management and leadership styles;
  • Enlarge your influence in the corporate space; and
  • Communicate and engage confidently with senior stakeholders.

Key Focus Areas:
  • Building your personal brand based on feedback;
  • Building leadership presence and management philosophy; and
  • Managing both your team and your boss.
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Paul Nyamuda is an organisational psychologist with a dynamic gift of targeting real issues by providing practical solutions. Paul has a Master of Commerce (Research Psychology) degree from Rhodes University. His research focused on leadership development. Paul has worked as both a consultant and an academic for the last 15 years. His work is focused on executive coaching and leadership development from CEO level to middle management. Blue Chip companies, leading banks, NPO’s, government departments, churches and large multinationals have benefited from his distinct brand of humour, intensity and intellectual insight. He has spoken on leadership and related issues in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, UK and the USA.

Professionally Paul is known as a leading Insights facilitator and uses this methodology extensively. In addition to this he is an associate lecturer at GIBS, and is also an associate for the Centre for Creative Leadership (an organisation that has been ranked in the top 5 globally for executive education).

Paul is also the senior pastor of Go Christian Church in Centurion, and is married to Tracy who has a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy and is a lifestyle consultant. They reside in Centurion, with their three sons, Samuel, Jaedyn and Daniel.

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