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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: Introduction to Local Economic Development
Programme Code: S3E14Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 5
NQF Credits: 12
Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date:
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 to understand the background, philosophy and the principles underlying local economic development in order to promote economic development, create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and improve service delivery to local communities.
• 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; and
• Applicants may be subject to an internal selection process.