Management Development Programme (MDP) – CBM Training

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CBM training offers a variety of Learnerships and PIVOTAL programmes. Our unique approach to the learnerships will assist you in your skills development needs, whilst keeping your budget, staff complements and organisational goals in mind.

All of our PIVOTAL programmes can be offered on-site or through our scheduled public programmes Our guided RPL Learnerships (RPL) allow companies to send administrative staff on assessment preparation workshops, while working towards a national qualification. To date we have successfully trained 695 learners.
Management Development Programme

Management Development Programme (MDP)

Course Details:

Modules: 10
Duration: 16 Days over 8-12 Months
Offered Publicly in Johannesburg and Onsite Nationally

The Management Development Programme (MDP) focuses on the top 10 skills that will provide managers with the knowledge that they need to take their organisation forward.

In order for any organisation to prosper, it not only needs managers but good managers who know what they are doing. Good managers get the most out of their staff, they motivate their teams, they grow their people and they understand the financial and legal implications of the jobs that they do. They are the reasons that organisations are successful. CBM Training has selected the top 10 management training courses from their extensive range of highly practical and locally relevant interventions that will allow managers to get a fully rounded, practical knowledge of the key skills a 21st Century manager needs to master in order to perform. Attend the Public MDP programme and save more than R19,000 excluding VAT on these outstanding courses.


Bring 8 or more managers from your organisation together and we will run the course at your offices and customise the content to your organisation at NO CHARGE. Discover the benefits of having an entire level of management building their collective knowledge once a month and discussing, learning and implementing these skills in your company.

Course Outline:

1. Management and Leadership Essentials (2 Days)

2. Managing Diversity and Business Etiquette (1 Day)

3. Team Leadership using Emotional Intelligence (2 Days)

4. Practical Finance, Accounts and Budgets (2 Days)

5. Intelligent Business Communication Skills (1 Day)

6. Time Management Skills to Maximise Productivity (1 Day)

7. Performance Management and Coaching Skills (1 Day)

8. A Manager’s Guide to South African Labour Law (2 Days)

9. Powerful Business Negotiation Skills (2 Days)

10. Rapid Problem Solving and Decision Making (2 Days)

Course Requirements:

The overall objective is to fine-tune general management skills and capitalise on personal strengths helping individuals become well-rounded managers. Candidates should have at least 1-2 of years of management experience and already be in a management position. The MDP is presented at the complexity of NQF level 5.

Add a Recognised, PIVOTAL Qualification:

If an NQF qualification is required, the MDP Programme can be extended with the CBM RPL Learnership in Generic Management; (Qualification ID: 59201 – NQF Level 5) for an additional R 9 750 per delegate Ex VAT. Once the programme has been completed, delegates will have 6 weeks to compile and submit 6 Portfolios of Evidence (PoE’s) for assessment, which if assessed as competent, will grant them the above SAQA qualification. (*Terms and conditions apply).

The Management Development Programme (MDP) develops a broader business understanding of the different facets of management thus ensuring managers perform in their roles by keeping a perspective of wider business goals.

This intensive programme costs R 29 500 per Delegate (Ex VAT) which is a MASSIVE 40% saving on these courses!




8 – 12 months

Price R29,500.00 excl. 15% VAT

R29,500.00 excl. 15% VAT

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