Welcome to the Centre for Business Dynamics, the commercial unit of the Business School.
The Centre for Business Dynamics will help you and your company stay competitive by bridging the gap between your existing skills and competencies and those required. We will make it our priority that you meet the challenges and opportunities presented, distinguish yourself from your competitors, and achieve higher performance.
Our large portfolio of products and services, coupled with a network of national and international experts, enables us to offer tailor-made, state-of-the-art organisational and personal development solutions. From customised short courses, workshops and consultations, to strategy and leadership development – we have it all. Make the call today and start investing in your success and the fulfillment of your dreams.
- To help companies and individuals stay competitive by bridging the gap between existing skills and competencies in their working environment, and those required.
- To help the business sector in general to face the challenges of radical innovation and change by making their human capital and business models revolution-ready.
The Centre for Business Dynamics, as commercial unit of the School, was founded in January 2004 and offers certificate programmes:
- Management and Leadership Programmes
- Executive Programmes
- Short Certificate Programmes
The Centre is also in partnership with the Arbinger Institute in the US and offers “The Choice” (Leadership & Self-Deception) and“World Class Leadership” training in SA. The Centre is also establishing itself as a leader in ways to preserve, manage and preserve institutional memory.
Lastly, but not insignificantly, we also offer three very unique leadership programmes:
• Leadership in the connection economy
• Creating leadership and personal capacity in women
• Leading - a programme for Executives
We were the first institution in the country to offer a leadership programme dedicated to women and the success of the programme is evident in the number of institutions and organisations in the country that have enrolled students.
“Bigger isn’t always better, but smaller is often smarter”
||Danie Jacobs completed his B.Soc.Sc, B.Soc.Sc (Honns), M.Soc.Sc, M.Ed, and MBA degrees at the University of the Free State. He founded the Centre for Business Dynamics, commercial unit of the Business School at the University of the Free State and also started ILSC (Pty) Ltd, a consulting firm, that specialises in strategic positioning of business models and change management. Danie acts as organisational change and strategic positioning facilitator at various companies and public sector institutions. He also lectures ‘Leading Innovation and Change’ within the MBA programme.
Head: Centre for Business Dynamics
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