Wilderness Foundation Africa, the Sustainability Institute and USB Executive Development (Pty) Ltd, the private executive development company of Stellenbosch University, have partnered to offer a leadership development programme. The programme addresses the skills required in contemporary Protected Area Management, which are not necessarily covered in current formal qualifications. The programme is aimed at building the capacity of up and coming, mid-career and senior managers to meet the future challenges of protected area and conservation management in Africa.
We are proud to announce that applications are open for the 2018/2019 intake.
The programme will cover core Management Development Programme content as well as elements of the following subject areas relevant to protected area management including:
General management | Project management | Financial management | Development finance | People management | Team effectiveness | Negotiation | Innovation | Ethical leadership | Land use compatibility | Infrastructure management | Asset and risk management | Systems thinking | Future studies
Study block details are as follows:
Study Block 1: Cape Town
8 to 13 April 2019 (6 days)
Study Block 2: Gauteng
7 to 13 September 2019 (5 days)
Time out of the office: 11 days
Duration: 6 months
You are encouraged to indicate your interest as soon as possible in order to secure your place on the programme. Programme participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and subsistence arrangements. Contact Matthew Norval, COO of Wilderness Foundation Africa for further information as required.