Leadership Acceleration Programme

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Are you a high performing individual who has what it takes to become a well-rounded manager and leader?

You excel in most spheres of your current management position and stand out from your peers, but you need to improve on one or two areas that are holding you back from moving to greater heights in your career?

This programme will give you boost you need to enhance your leadership and management potential, leading your team to higher levels of performance and contributing more to the organisation's future success. Through rigorous self-evaluation and active learning experiences, you will emerge challenged, enthused and inspired to drive your career development and tackle more responsible management and leadership positions with confidence.

What makes this programme unique?

  • Insights assessment tool utilised to enhance participants self-awareness;

  • Opportunity to participate and benefit from peer coaching sessions;

  • Networking opportunity with delegates and business people from diverse  industries;

  • Generating practical solutions for small to medium enterprise faced with strategic challenge, in turn applying key learnings from programme; and

  • Development of personal development plan to assist with development journey.

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All applicants are expected to write a one page essay outlining their motivation for wanting to enrol for the programme, of particular interest to the admissions committee is how the programme objectives fit your goals and aspirations.
Who should attend?

This programme is ideal for emerging leaders with nominal management experience who have been identified by their organisation as having the potential for increased leadership responsibilities.

​Up and coming young leaders looking to gain competitive advantage  by acquiring skills necessary to  position themselves  favourably, so as to effect  wider influence within the organisational  sphere.

How you will benefit

At the end of this programme, you will:

  • Develop and manage a strong personal brand
  • Grow in emotional and social intelligence.
  • Influence tactfully
  • Negotiate assertively
  • Tackle challenging situations with confidence.
  • Navigate your way through courageous conversations.​

Additional information

Cancellation Policy: Delegates who cancel their registration less than 14 days prior to programme commencement, will be liable for 50% of the programme fee, those that cancel their registration 7 days prior to programme commencement will be liable for 75% of the programme fee. Those who do not arrive for the programme will be liable for the full fee. Notification of cancellation must be sent in writing to the Programme Manager. All who cancel or do not attend must return the programme material intact to GIBS.​

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