New Managers Programme

The main objective of the New Managers Programme is to assist employees in making a successful transfer from their current work levels to that of management. This can be achieved by explaining and practicing the principles of management in order to help the student develop into a self-reliant and creative manager. The programme can be customized and offered on an in-house basis for companies across South Africa.

Application and registration dates
Applications close: 30 April 2017
Commencement of programme: 15 May 2017
Admission requirements
  • Supervisors with a minimum of two years' experience.
  • Potential first-level managers with a minimum of two years’ supervising experience
  • And/or a manager’s/supervisor’s recommendation
2017 Fee: R21 500.00
This includes all study material
The fee structure is available on our website
The duration of the programme is approximately 8 months and the lectures are presented over 15 contact sessions.
Curriculum (62 Credits – NQF Level 5)
Various management topics are integrated in the programme covering themes like:
  • Leading People
  • Leading Change
  • Leadership Operations
  • Market Insights
  • Labour Relations
Learning outcome and articulation
After the successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a certificate (NQF level 5) issued and endorsed by the UFS. The New Managers Programme carries 13 credits towards the Higher Certificate in Management Development and therefore forms part of the learning path offered to UFS Business School students.

* The New Managers Programme is available as a face-to-face option only.