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Leadership Development for NPOs

12 months
Duration
7917 EUR/year
5619 EUR/year
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About

This Leadership Development for NPOs course at Stellenbosch University will equip you with the leadership skills to help professionalise the social sector. The programme serves as a learning journey for those who want to lead non-profit organisations (NPO) towards fulfilling their social purpose. 

Overview

This PGDip taps into Stellenbosch Business School’s well-known legacy of transformative leadership learning where you will learn how to lead self, others and your organisation in ways that are ethical, responsible and sustainable. The Leadership Development for NPOs course at Stellenbosch University pays special attention to the unique demands of leading in the face of complex social and environmental issues guided by a clear strategy, maintaining integrity and quality, and practicing accountability to all stakeholders.

All over the world, research confirms that the right kind of leadership makes a difference in organisational performance. This also applies to organisations in the social sector. This programme acknowledges responsible leadership as the prime differentiator that drives sustainable performance, and impact. That is why it focuses on the development of personal leadership, team leadership, organisational leadership and societal leadership.

Learning Philosephy

This programme is designed as a learning journey for those who want to improve their understanding of what it takes to lead non-profit organisations (NPOs) towards fulfilling their social purpose. The programme taps into Stellenbosch Business School’s legacy of transformative leadership learning where you will learn how to lead yourself, others and your organisation in an ethical, responsible and sustainable way.

An investment in this programme as an individual, organisation or donor to an NPO is an investment in the development of resilient, resourceful and confident leadership at personal, organisational and societal levels. It is an investment in social impact as NPOs have become our channels for services and support to the causes that we are passionate about. In NPOs we find people from all walks of life working together to take care of the most marginalised in society, to preserve endangered plants, animals and ecosystems, and to fight against corruption, human rights abuses and climate change impact.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personal Authentic Leadership
  • High impact Leadership and Teaming
  • Leading High-performance Organisational Culture
  • Leading Strategy in NPOs
  • Quality and Integrity in NPOs
  • Management Control in NPOs
  • Integrated Personal Leadership Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree, Higher National Diploma or Recognition of Prior Learning
  • Proven relevant working experience of five to seven years

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7917 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7917 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5619 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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 133 905 

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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