Training and Development Management online short course

Starts on 6 April 2017
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Course information

10 weeks online
7 hours per week
R12,900 | Options available
University of Cape Town (UCT)

Course Information

10 weeks online
7 hours per week
R12,900 | Options available
University of Cape Town (UCT)


Be the person responsible for moulding and shaping corporate teams destined for success.

On this training and development short course, you’ll learn about the most relevant global training trends and take your career beyond traditional HR.

Focusing on the South African context, you’ll learn how to master the challenges, ethics and benefits surrounding the planning of effective training programmes and be one step closer to becoming an expert in this niche field.

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What will set you apart

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

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

Course curriculum

This UCT Training and Development online short course will arm you the most relevant teachings in the industry, ensuring you are an invaluable asset to any organisation. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and 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.


Your success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from these specialists via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts on 6 April 2017.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 8 June 2017

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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 Course Coach who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.


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 shorter than nine weeks. For courses nine weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available.

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.


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 itʼs 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.


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, 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 Course Coach, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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