Higher Certificate in Management of Innovation and Technology

The Higher Certificate in Management of Innovation and Technology is aimed at developing people in understanding their role in an organisational environment, performing their jobs more effectively and applying programme content within varied workplace realities. Candidates are provided with fundamental and core competencies related to the Management of Technology, Innovation, People and Systemic Thinking.

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Mode of Delivery

Distance Learning

Credits and Level

Credits: 120

NQF Level: 5

Accredited Institution

The Da Vinci Institute

The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (Da Vinci Institute), is a School of Business Leadership, offering various accredited programmes. The Da Vinci Institute is focused on enabling its students to acquire their qualification through a strong knowledge base and utilising the core principles of action learning. By using a Mode 2 Approach, we are focused on the co-creation of knowledge and solving problems in day-to-day life. It is in this context that the Da Vinci Institute provides a learning journey for future business leaders and tomorrow’s innovative entrepreneurs. The Da Vinci Institute derives its passion from a triangulated approach of developing independent thinkers, societal contributors and remarkable business leaders.
The qualification is designed to allow individuals to realise their true potential by:
  • Assisting them to understand their role in an organisational environment
  • Preparing them to perform their job more effectively within a contemporary organisational environment
  • Assisting them to apply programme content within their own working environment
  • Emphasising the integration of systems, technology, innovation and people development concepts into their individual performance as a prospective business leader.
Students who achieve this qualification should be able to:

  • Define and apply a variety of management development theories within a systems thinking framework
  • Describe the knowledge and skills required for the effective management of technology, the management of innovation and the management of people processes and compile checklists of performance indicators
  • Communicate ideas, concepts and practical application of theories
  • Apply technology, innovation, people and systems thinking concepts to transform individuals, organisations and/or communities.
Why enrol for this programme?
Students will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Modules are designed around the discipline of business management
  • Learning Interventions are aligned to emerging market realities and related strategies
  • Workshops are lectured by industry experts
  • A variety of assessment techniques are applied
  • Programme scheduling is flexible
  • Content promotes awareness of the benefits of being entrepreneurial.

About the Da Vinci Institute

The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (Pty) Ltd (The Institute), situated in the serene suburb of Modderfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa is registered as a private higher education and distance learning provider under the Higher Education Act 1997, registration no. 2004/ HE07/003. The institute offers higher education qualifications accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and recorded on the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).