Leadership Development

Leadership Development aims to equip the participant to be able to function effectively as a leader within the workplace. The short program focuses on the development of knowledge and skills regarding the context within which the leader needs to lead, the role and behavior of an effective leader, personal development of the leader, as well as leading a team to high performance. This short program also includes the management of diversity in the workplace by introducing a systems approach to the practical management of diversity at the team and individual levels.


The Leadership Development program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.


The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery



4 weeks. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.


After the successful completion of the Leadership Development program, the student will receive a certificate issued and endorsed by the UFS. Recognition to the Higher Certificate in Management Development is available through RPL.

NQF level: 5

Credits: 22


Ansie Barnard

Strategic Partnerships

T: 082 900 1080 / 051 401 3204

E: barnardam@ufs.ac.za

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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