Management 360

Management 360

This module aims to integrate and assimilate a variety of relevant management theories and practices in order to implement best practice within the work environment at an intermediate level of ability.

About

This course aims at preparing those who have aspirations to become a manager for the different challenges that they may face in this role. Completing this course will be a good step towards adding the additional credentials needed for a promotion or appointment as a first time manager or supervisor.  


The course details the results that successful managers at different levels of business must deliver within their organisations. It addresses topical and future management issues through both classic and contemporary management thought. In addition to placing management in context, the module also explores the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required of managers to perform the management functions of planning, organising, and leading in an unpredictable and changing business environment. The focus of this module is a practical application of management and leadership techniques, combined with critical people management competencies to ensure that effective and efficient behaviours are utilized to improve management and leadership within a work environment and in so doing, improve performance within the work environment.

 

OUTCOMES

During the course of this programme, students will:

  • Demonstrate and understanding of the nature of management, with emphasis on levels and types of management, how management theory has evolved, and how to manage in a changing environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of planning as key management function; the nature, types and process thereof; and the utilisation of planning tools.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of organising as key management function, with reference to organisational- and job design, authority and delegation, and change and diversity.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of leading as key management function; the nature thereof and how it applies to individuals and teams, and communication and interpersonal relations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of controlling as key management function, its process, areas of application, and levels thereof
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethics, social responsibility and corporate governance as contemporary management issues.
Key Information

COMPONENTS AND DETAILS

THE NATURE OF MANAGEMENT

What is management; The processes of management; Internal and external influences on management and management processes; Understanding the people component of being a successful manager

THE ROLE OF THE MANAGER

What is a manager; The contribution of the manager; Characteristics of the manager’s role; Management styles; Team roles: self assessment and team debrief

MANAGERIAL ACTIVITIES

The application of the basics of management: Planning; Organising; Setting objectives and targets; Communicating; Control

MANAGEMENT PRACTICE

Delegating; Motivating others; Feedback and coaching; Facilitation and networking; Understanding and implementing organisational policies; Influencing, dealing with authority and power; Dealing positively with unsatisfactory situations; Giving effective feedback and building constructive relationships; Ethics and corporate governance

MAKING THINGS HAPPEN

How to make things happen: The bridge between concepts and action; Analysing and improving how to make things happen; Identifying a real work-based people related challenge and working it through the management and leadership tools in this programme

SYSTEMS AND PROCESS MANAGEMENT

Understanding systems and managing processes

SELF-DEVELOPMENT

The process of self-development; Alternative methods of management development; Self-management strategies; Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and its role in effective People Management

LEADERSHIP

What is leadership; Leadership vs. management; Leadership styles; Situational leadership; Leadership characteristics; EQ, IQ and SQ – application thereof; Exercising leadership; Leaders and followers; Leadership Checklist

DELIVERING CHANGE

The process and types of change; How change happens and affects people

THE CONTEXT OF CHANGE

Organisational culture; Power and authority in organisations; Persuading and influencing in organisations

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

How people change; The steps to effective change; Resistance to change; Developing and embracing a change culture; Leading change; Elements leading to the successful implementation of change; Contemporary trends in managing change – the Generation Gap

ENABLING CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

The nature of continuous improvement; The conditions and behaviour that promote continuous improvement; The framework for continuous improvement

How to apply

Students need to complete the admission process and receive academic acceptance onto the programme before registering for modules (subjects or courses).

Admission:

*International students: please refer to the admission requirements for international students by clicking here .

Before applying, be sure that you:

  1. meet the minimum entry requirements as per the course programme brochure.
  2. adhere to the admission closing dates as per the course programme timetable.
  3. have all required documentation available as set out in the course programme brochure.
OR

Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your admission application on your behalf.

Upon successful admission, you will receive an acceptance letter via email as well as login details to access myMilparkmyMilpark, our online student environment.


Exemptions:

If you have completed a qualification at another accredited institution, you may be eligible for subject exemptions.

To apply for an Exemption:

  1. submit the relevant application if any of the modules you have completed previously (no more than 10 years ago) are similar to the modules on the qualification you are applying for.
  2. submit your original exemption application form together with originally certificated documents via post or hand delivery to Milpark.

Note: If you have previously completed a qualification at Milpark Education, you may also be eligible for subject exemptions, however these will be automatically granted on admission. No application is required.


Registration:

On successful admission, you can proceed with the registration of your semester modules.
*International students: please refer to the registration requirements for international students by clicking here .

To register, ensure that you:

  1. have received your login details to access myMilparkmyMilpark.
  2. adhere to the registration closing dates as per the relevant course programme timetable.

(You will be required to upload your proof of payment proof of deposit/EFT, bursary letter or credit card.)

OR

Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your registration application on your behalf.

Upon successful registration, a confirmation of registration letter will be sent together with your study material (where applicable).
All admission and registration information can be also viewed online on myMilpark .myMilpark .

Students need to complete the admission process and receive academic acceptance onto the programme before registering for modules (subjects or courses).

Admission:

*International students: please refer to the admission requirements for international students by clicking here .

Before applying, be sure that you:

  1. meet the minimum entry requirements as per the course programme brochure.
  2. adhere to the admission closing dates as per the course programme timetable.
  3. have all required documentation available as set out in the course programme brochure.
OR

Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your admission application on your behalf.

Upon successful admission, you will receive an acceptance letter via email.


Exemptions:

If you have completed a qualification at another accredited institution, you may be eligible for subject exemptions.

To apply for an Exemption:

  1. submit the relevant application if any of the modules you have completed previously (no more than 10 years ago) are similar to the modules on the qualification you are applying for.
  2. submit your original exemption application form together with originally certificated documents via post or hand delivery to Milpark.

Note: If you have previously completed a qualification at Milpark Education, you may also be eligible for subject exemptions, however these will be automatically granted on admission. No application is required.


Registration:

On successful admission, you can proceed with the registration of your semester modules.
*International students: please refer to the registration requirements for international students by clicking here .

To register, ensure that you:

  1. have received your login details to access myMilparkmyMilpark.
  2. adhere to the registration closing dates as per the relevant course programme timetable.

(You will be required to upload your proof of payment - proof of deposit/EFT, bursary letter or credit card.)

OR

Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your registration application on your behalf.

Upon successful registration, a confirmation of registration letter will be sent together with your study material (where applicable).
All admission and registration information can be also viewed online on myMilpark .myMilpark .

Registration:

*International students: please refer to the registration requirements for international students by clicking here .

To register, ensure that you:

  1. have received your login details to access myMilparkmyMilpark.
  2. adhere to the registration closing dates as per the relevant course programme timetable.

(You will be required to upload your proof of payment proof of deposit/EFT, bursary letter or credit card.)

OR

Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your registration application on your behalf.

Upon successful registration, a confirmation of registration letter will be sent together with your study material (where applicable).
All admission and registration information can be also viewed online on myMilpark .myMilpark .

All international students need to apply via the manual admission route and submit original certified documentation.

If the entry requirements for your chosen Milpark qualification is a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC), you need to obtain an exemption certificate from the Higher Education South Africa (HESA). Visit www.hesa.org.za for further information.

If the entry requirement for your chosen Milpark qualification is a prior undergraduate qualification, you need to obtain an equivalent certificate for foreign qualifications completed. Visit www.saqa.co.za for further information.

  1. Students enrolling via distance learning:
    • do not need to comply with any visa or residency requirements.
    • will conclude admission and registration processes at a distance.
    • will receive study materials via courier in their country of residence.
    • will receive support via distance methods.

    Note: Students are liable for additional costs in respect of courier and examinations.
    Please contact the student service centre 086 999 0001 for further information.

  2. Distance learning students who want to visit South Africa to attend a single short workshop or write an examination at a local venue, have to do so based on the normal visa/visiting requirements as stipulated by the Department of International Affairs (or Home Affairs).

    Note: Such a visit does not imply permission to remain in South Africa indefinitely based on registration at Milpark Education.

  3. Distance learning students are not allowed to provide a South African residential or postal address. Such registrations will not be concluded as the normal visa/study permit requirements have to be complied with as for contact/residential students below.

Contact learning

International students who do not have permanent residence in South Africa or who are not South African citizens need to follow the steps below:

Step 1

Consult their embassy/ Department of International Relations/ South African Embassy for specific prerequisites with regards to the legal requirements for registration with a South African academic institution.

Step 2

Obtain:

  • An official provisional admission letter from Milpark.
  • Proof of medical cover. The relevant South African law states:

"In terms of the Immigration Act No. 13 of 2002 as Amended and its Regulations, any prospective student to the Republic of South Africa, must provide proof of medical cover with a medical scheme registered in terms of the Medical Schemes Act, 1998 Act 131 of 1998."

  • Proof of sufficient funds to cover tuition fees, maintenance and incidental costs.
  • Proof of a cash deposit or bank guarantee equivalent to airfare or transportation costs to the student’s country of origin for repatriation purposes or forfeiture to the state should permit conditions not be complied with.
  • A medical certificate — a clean bill of health is required.

Step 3

Apply for a study permit by submitting Form 1 to the local Department of International Relations/South African Embassy.
The student will need to provide the embassy with an undertaking that they will leave South Africa on completion of her/his studies.

NB: Students should await the outcome of their application prior to making travel arrangements to South Africa.

Step 4

If a student is able to obtain a study permit on time, then they may continue with their application for full admission and registration for their selected modules.

NB: A certified copy of the International student’s passport together with a certified copy of a valid study permit must/will be kept in the student’s record file at Milpark Education. If a student is unable to obtain a study permit on time, then they must postpone their programme until the date on which they are in possession of a study permit.

 

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