Mastering Business Leadership Short Course2022-03-30T07:07:34+02:00

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Mastering Business Leadership

From profitability to productivity, people and customer satisfaction, leadership impacts almost all facets of a business. This Short Course will teach students how to become effective leaders within the African landscape. The capabilities developed will set students on the path to mastering leadership in any organisation or industry.

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Course curriculm

This course contains 6 substantive units and includes a learning plan, with weekly schedules, to keep your studies on track.

This Short Course will develop in-demand leadership capabilities. By the end, students will understand how to achieve organisational goals and objectives through various leadership techniques and principles.

  • Unit 1: The Contribution of Leadership to Business Success
  • Unit 2: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
  • Unit 3: The Theoretical Frameworks of Leadership
  • Unit 4: Fundamental Leadership Skills
  • Unit 5: Leadership in a Multicultural Context
  • Unit 6: Ethics in Leadership

The skills and knowledge you build during this course will empower you to explore exciting career directions such as:

  • Junior Financial Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Financial Administrator
  • Financial Controller
  • Entrepreneur / Small business owner

Course summary

  • Certificate type:
    Short Course Certificate

  • Course Duration:
    12 Week Course

  • Study method:
    Fully online

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Enrolments

Step 1: Enquire

  • Complete website contact form
  • Speak to Enrolment Consultant
  • Complete application

Step 2: Register

  • Submit documentation
  • Pay your fees

  • Recieve your student number

Step 3: Start

  • Access iCan (Student portal)
  • Complete orientation week

  • Engage with your lecturer

When can I start?

Our Short Courses are administered in various intakes throughout the year. Enrol for a date that suits you, download our 2022 intake schedule to see when the next cohort starts.

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Admissions

  • Fully online mobile-friendly learning
  • Online and downloadable course material
  • Teaching and learning support from specialised course lecturers
  • Master your studies from our cutting-edge interactive student portal, iCan
  • Grade 12 (Standard 10) or NQF 4 equivalent
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Alternate admission is possible on the basis of Mature Age exemption (23 years and older)
  • Ability to read and write in English, which is the language of instruction
  • Students should also possess a basic level of digital literacy skills
  • A PC, Tablet or Smartphone
  • Access to a reliable internet connection
  • An active email account
  • At least 1GB of data per month for online studies
 

Course fees

At iQ Academy we understand that education is an investment and that’s why we offer flexible payment options to suit most working individuals. You can pay your fees in various monthly instalment plans or in full on enrolment.

Full course fee

R6,70000
  • Pay the course fee upon enrolment as a once of cost.

Monthly instalments from

R44667p/m
  • Terms: 6,9,12 or 15 months. Deposit subject to affordability.
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What do your course fees include?

Once you have completed your course and met all the qualifying criteria you will receive a Short Course Certificate from iQ Academy. Your Certificate is printed and couriered to you free of charge!

All your learning material is included in the course fee, whether you pay in instalments or upfront. There are no hidden costs, the only additional fees that may be charged are remarking or repeat registrations.

Your course lecturer provides all the academic support you need to successfully complete your course.

Enjoy a learning plan that maps out your study schedule each week, and includes live Microsoft Teams sessions with your lecturer and fellow students.

Your online student portal to master your studies, connect with your lecturer and fellow students.

Get access to our wide range of DO Life online micro-courses and grow your everyday life skills on the go.

 

Hear what our students have to say

“Making it possible for everyone to study”

Thanks iQ, for making it possible for everyone to study without feeling the financial pressure with your fee structures. The lectures are amazing. Looking forward to the future now…thank you!

Xolelwa Johanna Thuputlela

“You will never regret it”

Challenging as it was but I am grateful to our facilitators who were with us throughout. I’d encourage everyone to take a course with iQ, you will never regret it. Thank you and keep up the good work!

Anna Ivy Masondo

“This is so easy to do”

It’s so much easier studying online, downloading all my study guides through my cell phone without a laptop. It’s a good experience for me. This is so easy to do!

Vesnant Singo

“Education paves the way to success”

I began my journey with iQ & never looked back. I was promoted from receptionist to admin manageress. I truly believe education paves the way to success.

Roxanne Naidoo

 

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Mastering Business Leadership: FAQ’s

African businesses are in a state of flux and, strong leadership is required to meet contemporary business challenges. There is a critical need for skills that inspire and resonate with people in all facets of a business. This Short Course will develop in-demand leadership capabilities. By the end, students will understand how to achieve organisational goals and objectives through various leadership techniques and principles.

This course is suitable for all employees in supervisory, junior management, senior management, or top management positions, as well as management positions in government departments and agencies, and individuals that aspire to become a leader in their workplace or community. Students with or without prior knowledge of leadership can enrol for this course.

The capabilities developed through this course will set students on the path to mastering leadership in any organisation or industry. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the contribution of leadership to business success;
  2. Discuss the influence of emotional intelligence on leadership;
  3. Discuss the theoretical framework of leadership;
  4. Discuss the practical leadership skills required in the twenty-first century;
  5. Explain the importance of diversity management in a leadership context

Unit 1: The Contribution of Leadership to Business Success
Topics covered:

  1. The Difference Between Leadership and Management
  2. Leadership tasks
  3. The role of effective leaders
  4. The factors of effective leadership

Unit 2: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
Topics covered:

  1. The Nature of Emotional Intelligence
  2. Self-Awareness and Leadership
  3. Self-Management and Leadership
  4. Social Awareness and Leadership
  5. Social Skills and Leadership
  6. The Importance of Emotional Intelligence

Unit 3: The Theoretical Frameworks of Leadership
Topics covered:

  1. Foundational Theories of Leadership
  2. Contemporary Theories of Leadership

Unit 4: Fundamental Leadership Skills
Topics covered:

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Conflict Management
  3. Team Management and Development
  4. Motivation and Leadership
  5. Problem Solving and Decision Making

Unit 5: Leadership in a Multicultural Context
Topics covered:

  1. The Nature of Workplace Diversity
  2. Diversity Management Activities

Unit 6: Ethics in Leadership
Topics covered:

  1. The Nature and Importance of Workplace Ethics
  2. Ethical Decision-Making

Have more questions? Visit our FAQ page for more info.

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