The Insurance Leadership Development Program (ILDP) was launched in 2016 by the Insurance Institute of Gauteng (IIG) in partnership with Sasria SOC Limited in order to respond to the skills challenge within the short term insurance industry, particularly the challenges around historically disadvantaged individuals at senior level.
The ILDP is designed to provide delegates with a composite leadership education, with the added beneﬁt of an insurance industry contextual environment. Delegates will have the unique opportunity to engage with their peers from a cross section of the industry and in doing so, enhance their learning experience. The IIG is committed to providing a robust Professional Development Programme that will provide the industry with the ability to Engage with members of the IIG, Connect with the broader industry and Grow from both a skills development and networking perspective. Sasria, the sole sponsor of the programme, is committed to the development of critical skills within the short-term insurance industry as well as the ﬁnancial sector at large.
The programme will be offered from February 2017 to November 2017. The programme is open to high potential Middle to Senior Managers who have been earmarked as future leaders in their organisations within the short term insurance industry. The programme will focus on the accelerated development of managers who are drawn from historically disadvantaged groups.
This intensive programme is delivered by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). Delegates will be expected to attend 4 Study Blocks (details below) as well as submit a TED Talk style presentation. A tiered approach to leadership development will be followed which includes classroom learning, learning application, workplace application, assessment at individual and syndicate level. The programme is level 6 SAQA accredited i.e. equivalent to a Diploma and Advanced Certiﬁcate.
THE PROGRAMME INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING MODULES:
1. STUDY BLOCK 1 – 1st to 3rd MARCH 2017 PERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
1.1 personal effectiveness
1.2 effective leadership and management for results immersion
1.3 team effectiveness and mentoring and coaching
2. STUDY BLOCK 2 – 16th to 19th MAY 2017 FROM STRATEGY TO EXECUTION
2.1 the global economy of business
2.2 strategic operationalisation
2.3 business landing and project management
2.4 innovation, technology and knowledge management
3. STUDY BLOCK 3 – 11th to 13th JULY 2017 BUILDING FINANCIAL ACUMEN
3.1 the economics of accounting
3.2 financial management
3.3 innovation, technology and knowledge management
4. STUDY BLOCK 4 – 4th to 8th SEPTEMBER 2017 BUILDING BUSINESS ACUMEN
3.1 customer centricity and marketing management
3.2 ethics, labour law, essential legislation for middle managers
3.3 ﬁnancial management
3.4 operations and supply chain management