Develop a people-centric, purpose-driven, and collaborative organisation through conscious self-leadership and positive management.

The rapidly evolving and uncertain nature of the current workplace has highlighted the need for putting people at the centre of an organisation to enable the three key pillars of purpose, passion, and performance. To adapt to these demands and survive, businesses require leaders who are inspiring, self-aware, and inclusive.

Gain the skills to become a more effective and conscious leader on the Leadership: Creating a People-Centric Organisation online short course from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB). By focusing on the importance of self-leadership, you’ll learn to strategically improve employee engagement and satisfaction, create a purposeful and collaborative work environment, and deliver high performance.

Over six weeks, you’ll also explore conscious leadership, positive management, diversity, stress management, and effective communication, and gain practical techniques for adapting your own leadership approach. Engage in an authentic manner, and explore your own strengths and development areas to build a more sustainable, people-centric organisation.


Is this course for you?

This course is aimed at managers at all levels who want to enhance their skills to lead employees more effectively and enable them to achieve optimal performance. Young professionals who are interested in moving into a leadership position will gain the skills required to help their career journey along. Upper management, as well as recently promoted executives, who need to grow their career or set themselves apart from the competition will benefit from learning how to make a valuable contribution in their organisation that aids success. Finally, specialists and experienced managers who want to grow as self-aware leaders will find valuable knowledge, techniques, and strategies on this course.

GSB has received the prestigious triple crown of international accreditation from the three most influential organisations in global business education: the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). GSB is one of just three business schools in Africa that has obtained triple-crown accreditation.*

UCT Graduate School of Business (2020).