Certificate in Supervisory Skills Development (New Managers Programme) NQF LEVEL 5

From February 24, 2024 08:00 until July 24, 2024 17:00
Categories: Executive Development
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Date: 24 February 2024 - 27 July 2024
Registration Deadline: Friday, 16 February 2024
Course Fee: N$ 22 500.00 (Payment arrangements available)

Target Audience

Supervisors, team leaders and new managers are invited to enroll for this programme that will enhance their basic management and leadership skills.

Admission Requirements

Applicants should have a grade 12 certificate or equivalent with a pass of at least 5 subjects that must yield a score of at least 25 points on the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Evaluation Scale, including a minimum E symbol in English. Applicants who do not meet the General Admission Requirements, but at least have a Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification can contact us to apply for admission through the mature age entry scheme.

Programme Content

During the programme, you will be equipped to demonstrate an understanding of the difference between management skills and leadership competencies. You will learn to take responsibility for getting work done through teams, to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, to plan short- and long-term goals, and to define work objectives and delegate effectively. Participants will be required to complete various individual assignments.

Exit Programme (Qualification) Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the programme students will be able to:
  • Apply basic principles of accounting and finance in the work environment;
  • Compile a budget and control its implementation;
  • Ensure compliance with organisational policies, procedures and relevant legislation;
  • Lead and supervise staff efficiently and effectively to enhance performance;
  • Take responsibility for personal and team development; and
  • Apply foundational principles of process and project management.

Programme Design and Delivery Modules

This programme consists of 6 courses that will be delivered on a block release basis, i.e. 6 blocks (1 week block every month) over a period of 6 months. Students are also required to attend a compulsory 3-day orientation session at the beginning of the programme.


  • Business Communication;
  • Basic Finance for Supervisors;
  • Operations Management;
  • Fundamentals of Management ;
  • Fundamentals of Leadership and People Management:
  • Introduction to Process and Project Management.


Modules will be assessed using diversified continuous assessment methods including tests, assignments, projects and presentations.


The Namibia University of Science and Technology’s Certificate in Supervisory Development is designed for registration at NQF level 5.

Terms and conditions

A course will be offered if we have a minimum of 10 participants per course. Full payment is required before a course starts. Any cancellations must be received in writing, no later than 5 working days prior to the start date. Cancellations received less than 5 days prior to course date will be subject to full payment.

Contact Persons:
Ms Magdaleena Nambala - Assistant Business Development Coordinator : Executive Education T: +264 61 207 2985, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ms Adri Smith - Senior Business Development Coordinator : Executive Education T: +264 61 207 2344, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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