The Higher Certificate in Organisation Development and Change is an entry-level NQF-5 higher education qualification. It is the first step in a learning pathway in the field of Organisation Development and Change.
The qualification serves to provide students with the basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques for further higher education studies in the field of Organisation Development and Change. The knowledge emphasises general principles and
This qualification signifies that the student has attained a basic level of higher education knowledge and competence in the theory and principles of Organisational Development and Organisational Change, and is capable of applying such knowledge and competence in an occupation or role in the workplace.
Accreditation and registration status:
CHE Accreditation: H/PR1159/E001CAN
SAQA ID: 115552
DHET Registration: 2021/HE07/004 (Private Higher Education Institution)
The Higher Certificate in Organisation Development and Change is a one-year certificate comprised of 8 modules. Each module requires that students attend a face-to-face interactive facilitated class (two to five days depending on the module), as well as complete pre-work. Classes are scheduled in 8 blocks of study at different intervals during the academic year, 2-5 days at a time. Currently classes will be presented on-line until further notice.
Each module comprises of a practical assignment post class participation which the student must pass to sit for the final exam in each module.
The table below demonstrates the number of credits and class days applicable to this qualification.
|Organisation Development Concepts and Practice||24||5 days|
|Change Management Concepts and Practice||24||5 days|
|Strategy and Action Planning||12||2 days|
|Business Acumen||12||2 days|
|Introduction to Project Management||12||2 days|
|Personal and Team Development||14||4 days|
|OD Facilitation Skills||16||3 days|
|Organisational Communication||12||2 days|
It is possible, in exceptional circumstances, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Investment: R48 900 (excl. VAT) includes all class material (no extra prescribed books necessary)
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Assessment is an integral component contributing to the success of this module. Participants will be required to participate in a variety of assessment activities that include but are not limited to assignments, action learning projects, case studies and examinations.
The WorldsView™ Academy Learning Process underlies all WorldsView™ programmes and is informed by progressive research about learning in contemporary environments. Our learning process consists of four learning channels:
Only highly qualified and experienced organisation development practitioners are appointed as Faculty in WorldsView Academy. Faculty members are selected in accordance with the specific module criteria as approved by the Academic Board. The requirements for the appointment of Faculty include relevant academic qualifications, experience in developing organisations and facilitation or lecturing experience.
A quality education programme begins with the development of quality modules and courses. World-class design and development standards are deeply entrenched in every programme module, setting WorldsView Academy apart from other educational programmes. Our design and development policies, frameworks and principles guarantee robust processes in the development of learning programmes and material.