Certificate in EDP for Women in Tourism (EDPWiT) (Executive Development Program for Women in Tourism) University Of South Africa (UNISA)
Launched in 2016 as an initiative of the National Department of Tourism, the EDP WiT seeks to empower women and build an inclusive and sustainable tourism sector. Aimed at senior female leaders in tourism and hospitality, the program deals with vital business-oriented and leadership skills, including strategic financial management, the global business environment, and advanced strategic tourism management. The program is presented as a collaborative offering between the UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) and the Department of Applied Management at the UNISA College of Economic and Management Sciences.
This program will provide senior female leaders in the tourism and hospitality industry with the tools to overcome leadership challenges by developing and directing innovative organizational strategies in a complex business environment. Successful participants in the program will develop and leverage internal and external relationships in their respective workplaces.
Upon completing the program, students will receive the Executive Development Programme for Women in Tourism certificate from the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), an internationally respected educational institution.
ADMISSION CRITERIA: NQF 6 or 7 level qualification (National Diploma, B-Tech or B degree), with specific reference to: - NQF level 6 + 5 years’ middle to senior managerial experience (preference will be given to candidates working in tourism hospitality and conservation). - NQF level 7 + 3 years’ middle to senior managerial position experience (preference will be given to candidates working in tourism, hospitality, and conservation).