Applied Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Economics and Econometrics
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Applied Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development
Programme Code: S3E13Q
Medium of Facilitation: Part-time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 0
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Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: 

Purpose

The purpose of the SLP is to broaden and deepen the knowledge, understanding, insight and skills of Local Economic Development (LED) managers and practitioners and others involved in LED-related activities who are working at local government level and other institutions to be able to apply their knowledge to draw up a strategic plan for LED to promote economic development, in order to create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and improve service delivery to local communities.

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Curriculum

Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate, NQF level 4 (NSC) obtained in 2008 or after, or Senior Certificate (SC) obtained prior to 2008; Experience in the fields related to public administration, economics or business. Applicants may be subject to an internal selection process. The SLP “Introduction to Local Economic Development” (S3E14Q) as pre-study is recommended.

Selection Process

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