Transformational Leadership

In today's dynamic and complex environment characterised by ongoing changes, stiff competition and the high demands of customers, companies that will survive are those that have transformational leaders who have the conceptual, human and technical skills required to steer their company into the right direction.

The primary goal of this course is to help you acquire the skills needed to make impactful changes on your business and the society at large.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between charismatic leaders and transformational leaders
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Form and manage group in your company
  • Understand the role of decision-making
  • Identify the type of behaviours that transformational leaders exhibit

The course format will comprise:

  • Individual reading and preparation
  • Formal interactive lectures
  • In-class discussion of readings and case studies
  • Guest lecturers who are industry specialists.
ProgrammeDateDeadline For Registration
TL015 March 20155 March 2015Register Now
TL0220 March 20156 March 2015Register Now

Venue : Sandton, Johannesburg - South Africa

  • Dr. Nathalie Chinje is the Founder and Director of Upbeat marketing, a marketing consultancy based in Johannesburg, South Africa which offers such services as consulting, training and business development to companies with a pan-African vision. She has 13 years practical experience in marketing acquired as an independent consultant and corporate employee. She has consulted to companies across these three industries; namely telecommunications, Retail/FMCG and Financial services. These companies have included, amongst other, Telkom mobile, MTN Group, Edcon group, Standard Bank, Metropolitan, SAB Miller and Tiger Brands-just to name a few.  Further, Ms. Chinje currently serves on the Advocacy and Communication Committee of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Board.

  • Dr. Chinje also serves as the Executive Director for WeConnect International South Africa, a corporate-led non-profit that empowers women business owners to succeed in local and global markets.

  • Dr. Chinje graduated from the University of Stellenbosch business school in South Africa with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) Degree. She is a Chartered Marketer and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree in Marketing and Communications from the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM).

  • Dr. Chinje holds a PhD from Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa. As part of her PhD programme, she spent a year as an International visiting scholar, first at the HEC-Montreal in Canada and then at Stern School of Business at New York University (NYU) in the USA. Further, she is a faculty member at Wits Business School and Duke Corporate Education, South Africa where she teaches marketing and customer centricity.

  • Dr. Chinje is a member of these associations:
  • Academy of Marketing Sciences, USA
  • The Southern Africa Institute of Management Scientists (SAIMS)
  • Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA)