The Futures Studies underpinning of the PGDip will help you understand the forces and trends that shape the future in terms of new technologies. It will help you to make better long-term decisions.
You will learn how to use a framework to deal with current and future technological changes and to respond appropriately to the increasing digitisation of services, products, devices, and ways of working. This will strengthen your organisation’s resilience.
In addition, this PGDip includes a module on responsible leadership, which will help you take your stakeholders along on a journey of technological change.This internationally accredited Futures Studies Managing New Technologies programme at Stellenbosch University is the only programme of its kind presented in Africa, and one of only a few in the world. Passed at a certain level, it can give you access to the MPhil Futures Studies.
It is about not being left behind
The PGDip Futures Studies stream in Managing New Technologies is aimed at improving the leadership capabilities of all managers regarding the management of new technology. It is also aimed at improving the organisation’s ability to become more resilient amidst the increasing digitisation of services, products, devices and ways of working.
The skills acquired through this PGDip will serve managers in all functional areas. It will help to break down the fear of change and the fear of being left behind while others are embracing technology. It will help managers on all levels to become digital and data literate in order to manage new technologies in their environments.
- Understanding the World
- Responsible Leadership
- Thinking Frameworks
- Organisational Behaviour
- Managing Risk and Uncertainty
- Management of Technology and Innovation
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Modular: February
- Blended: January
DisciplinesInformatics & Information Technology Innovation Management View 24 other Masters in Informatics & Information Technology in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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- Academic qualifications: An appropriate Bachelor’s degree
- Work experience: A minimum of two years of experience in strategic management or strategic planning
- Selection test: SHL selection test. This test is done online.
- Essay: You need to write an essay.
- Additional documentation: A comprehensive CV indicating your work experience.
International7917 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7917 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
National5619 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5619 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
- Students from South Africa: R 101,520
- International students from the rest of the world - R 143,030
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