Training and Development Management online short course

Course starts 30 January 2020

Course information

Registration Closes:
24 January 2020
Course Starts:
30 January 2020
10 weeks online
7 hours per week
ZAR R14,500
Payment Options
University of Cape Town (UCT)
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To embrace a career in training and development management, you’ll need to challenge traditional methods by learning about the most relevant and up-to-date techniques in skills development.

Become the person responsible for moulding and shaping corporate teams by stepping up into training and development management.

Focusing on the South African context, you’ll learn how to master the challenges, ethics and benefits surrounding the planning of effective training management courses. Gain the skills to take your career beyond traditional HR by becoming a Training and Development Manager.

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What will set you apart

This course in training and development will give you the confidence to:

  • Create, implement and evaluate effective training and development courses 
  • Master South African legislation surrounding training and development
  • Highlight the importance of training and development in every organisation with this course in training and development
  • Challenge traditional methods of training and development by championing the most relevant and up-to-date techniques

Course curriculum

This skills development course from UCT will arm you with the most relevant teachings in the industry, ensuring you’re an invaluable asset to any organisation’s HR function. With a personalised and supported framework of training and development specialists, you’ll study in your own time, guided by a dedicated support team.

Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: The pivotal role of training and development in organisations
  • Course Module 2: Legislation for training and development in South Africa
  • Course Module 3: Analysing training needs
  • Course Module 4: Integrating education, training and development in organisations
  • Course Module 5: Theories of learning and training methodologies
  • Course Module 6: Designing and developing a training programme
  • Course Module 7: Integrating technology and online education
  • Course Module 8: Implementing training programmes
  • Course Module 9: Supporting organisational renewal through training
  • Course Module 10: Evaluating training programmes

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.


Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 30 January 2020.

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    You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.

    If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.


    GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.

    At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.


    By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

    Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?

    37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how to receive financial assistance from your employer.


    The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.

    On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.