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Management Development Programme (MDP) 

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Applications Open

1 July 2023


R35,000 (Includes Tuition and Material)

Applications Close

1 September 2023


Blended (On-Campus & Online)

Programme Starts

4 September 2023

Programme Ends

26 October 2023


12 Weeks

Programme Overview

The DaVinci Institute MDP is tailored to meet your unique needs as a manager or an aspiring manager. Based on a blend of experiential learning and real-world application, our programme is designed to help you navigate and excel in a rapidly evolving business environment.  In recognition of the digital era we live in, we have placed a firm emphasis on understanding and managing technology and innovation, ensuring that you are well-prepared to guide your team through any digital transformation.

With this MDP, we foster a mindset that embraces global business trends and challenges, encouraging you to see yourself as a shaper of the broader business environment. Through immersive simulations, case studies, and group projects, you will learn to apply management theories to your everyday tasks. In turn, you will be positioned to create immense value for your organisation and propel your career forward.

Guiding you through this transformative journey is our team of seasoned facilitators who bring rich industry experience. They are your allies in this learning expedition, ready to provide insights, guidance, and constructive feedback every step of the way. Moreover, our MDP offers you a unique chance to connect with peers from various industries and roles. This rich network becomes a vibrant learning community that enhances your journey, encouraging collaboration and sparking new ideas.

Embark on a transformative journey with Da Vinci Institute's MDP and unlock your leadership potential. Experience growth beyond boundaries and lay the foundation to become the leader of tomorrow. Register for a free information session today to explore how the programme can elevate your skills and accelerate your career growth.

Fast-Track Your Path to Mastering the Mechanics of Exponential Business Growth.

Programme Overview



Intake: 4 September 2023

Duration: 4 September - 27 November 2023, including graduation. 


Full-time and twelve (12) weeks

  • Six (6) on-campus/ in-person modules of two (2) days each 

  • Four (4) sessions per module: three (3) facilitated learning & one (1) networking session


Fully supported


The DaVinci Institute for Technology Management (Pty) Ltd, Registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration No. 2004/HE07/003. This qualification is accredited by the Council on Higher Education and Registered on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).


  1. The Exponential Business

  2. Design Exponential Strategy

  3. Create Exponential Value

  4. Run Exponential Projects

  5. Develop Exponential Teams

  6. Lead the Exponential Business


  • Introduction: Exponential TIPS Framework

  • Uncertainty and the Exponential organisation

  • Workplace Challenge

  • Individual Self-assessments

  • Networking: Class Social Interaction

  • Models of Exponential Business 

  • Data, Foresight and Forecast 

  • Strategy Planning and Execution 

  • Networking: Meet a top Strategist

  • Deep dives, Mapping and Prototyping

  • Disrupt, Adapt and Pivot 

  • Ethics and Impact 

  • Networking: Meet a Business Rescuer

  • AI and Digital Integration

  • New Analytics, Operations and Results

  • Optimising the New Workplace

  • Networking: Meet an Algorithm Engineer 

  • Design thinking for Exponential Organisations 

  • Building Teams with Trust and Purpose

  • Communicate, Collaborate, Negotiate

  • Networking: Meet a top Sport Coach

  • Massive Purpose and Breakthrough Ideas

  • Systems, People and Culture

  • Presentations of Workplace Challenges

  • Review of Programme and Learnings 

  • Graduation: Celebrating Remarkability

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