NQF Level 7 


Advanced Diploma in
Management Practice

Practice makes purpose

This purpose-built qualification will inspire your rise to the next level by giving you an injection of business ‘savvy’ and the opportunity to refine your strategic management practice. 

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Multiple intakes available for 2024, next programme starts 24 June (CPT) & 20 May (JHB) Start your application today →

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Prepare for rapid career progress

Whether you work in a small or large organisation, the Henley ADMP is designed for people who know in their bones that they have more to give and further to rise. Bolster your business acumen and personal mastery of strategic management practice as you expand your thinking with key concepts such as customer value, the future world of work, design thinking, and sustaining excellence. For 30 years Henley African has been developing African business leaders with impact. Join us and gain a new purpose and confidence in your life and work.

Benefits of this programme

This 12-month accredited programme will enhance your strategic impact within your organisation. Through group work, networking, and practical application you will start to embody a new way of managing, and build your confidence in the process. Here are some of the things our graduates tell us they loved about the ADMP:

You’ll level-up every aspect of your career with a respected, accredited management qualification.
You’ll learn to create stronger teams by improving the way your people work together to accomplish shared goals.
You’ll develop a sure-fire way to get the best from your people by empowering them to perform in their roles.
You’ll develop a deeper understanding of your style of leadership and the decision-making process.
You’ll gain valuable self-assessment skills and the composure to consistently perform at your peak.

Level: NQF Level 7

Award: Advanced Diploma in Management Practice (ADMP)

Estimated time required: Class attendance + Self study, 22 contact days over 12 months

Attendance: Part-time

Duration: 12 months, part-time

SAQA ID: 117034

Total credits: 120

Accreditation: Council on Higher Education (CHE)

Mode of delivery: Online/Face-to-face

Programme type: Academic, open learning, post-experience undergraduate, accredited

Assessment: Assignments, examination, group project


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Redefine your management approach

The ADMP is an NQF Level 7 accredited qualification that consists of five learning blocks delivered over 12 months. Our learning approach is embedded in a systems thinking framework that empowers you to expand your understanding of the business world, your role in it, and its contribution to society.

All assessment is project-based and directly related to your precise role within the organisation. In this way, your work environment effectively becomes a learning laboratory where you grow with your peers as you apply theory in practices that are relevant to your own career context.

ADMP modules


Thinking Processes
and Practices

  • Systems modelling
  • Making sense within an ecosystem
  • Design thinking
  • Computational thinking

Creating Present Value

  • Finance and operations
  • Customer value
  • Making sense of within an ecosystem continued
  • Personal mastery: Personal leadership value chains

Creating Future Value

  • Customer centricity
  • The future world of work
  • Performance in the new world of work
  • Personal mastery: Managing energy and sustained performance in evolving times

Managing Legitimacy
in Social Contexts

  • Sustainability and shared value immersions
  • Action learning simulation
  • Personal mastery: Interpersonal mastery

Action Learning Activity

  • Integrating the programme
  • Personal Mastery: Discovering your inner hero and action learning presentation

Programme information

This is a programme for new managers, team leaders or supervisors entering the management arena for the first time. 

To join this Advanced Diploma in Management Practice programme you will need: 

  • A level 6 Advanced Certificate qualification (or equivalent National Diploma) 
  • Evidence of competence in English proficiency (if your school and/or tertiary study was not in English) 
  • Three years’ minimum management experience. Some examples of roles that involve management include:
    • HR officers managing company policies
    • Finance controllers managing company budgeting processes
    • Brand officers managing aspects of brand plans
    • PR officers managing the execution of PR plans and media relations
    • Project management in any function
  • If you have a minimum of five years working experience at a senior or strategic level and are without the required qualification, we would consider an application on the grounds of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). 

All applicants must submit: 

  • A completed application form 
  • Two references
  • Current CV
  • Certified copies of Identity Document and Matric certificate 

 Please see the entry requirements and application form notes before submitting your application. 

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ADMP course fee - 2024: R88,500  

 At Henley, we are committed to providing our students with flexible financing options for their studies. Whether you’re an individual in need of finance or an organisation motivating for an increase in budget, we’re here to help.  

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 Should you require any further information about our post-experience undergraduate programmes, email us atUG.admissions@henleysa.ac.za. 


Delivery  Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Block 5
Virtual 26 Feb - 01 Mar 2024 27 - 31 May 2024 12 - 16 Aug 2024 21 - 25 Oct 2024 20 - 21 Jan 2025
Face-to-face 20 - 24 May 2024 26 - 30 Aug 2024 04 - 08 Nov 2024 10 - 14 Feb 2025 05 - 06 May 2025
Virtual 08 - 12 Jul 2024 28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 17 - 21 Feb 2025 26 - 30 May 2025 04 - 05 Aug 2025
Virtual  14 - 18 Oct 2024 20 - 24 Jan 2025 07 - 11 Apr 2025 23 - 27 Jun 2025 15 - 16 Sep 2025



Delivery  Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Block 5
Face-to-face 19 - 23  Feb 2024 13 - 17 May 2024 22 - 26 Jul 2024 14 - 18 Oct 2024 09 - 10 Dec 2024
Face-to-Face 24 - 28 Jun 2024 26 - 30 Aug 2024 28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024  20 - 24 Jan 2025 27 - 28 Mar 2025

Why choose Henley?

Henley Business School is a leading global business school with campuses in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the UK. It is the first internationally quadruple-accredited business school in Africa and holds a level 1 B-BBEE status. Our caring, challenging, whole-person learning approach combines up-to-date knowledge, research and commercial experience with high-contact and high-engagement. You’ll graduate with a new purpose and confidence in life and become part of a powerful global network of Henley alumni who are making an impact across the world. Your qualification is, quite simply, your entry ticket to a new world of possibilities and growth.

Henley’s learning style is:

- Rich                                     
- Relevant
- Results-orientated
- Interactive
- Practical
- Dynamic
- Effective



Join the next Post-Experience Undergraduate
Info Session

Join us for the upcoming Advanced Diploma in Management Practice Info Session and get a taste of the Henley learning experience. You’ll get to see for yourself how Henley can give you a competitive advantage in your career.

Next session:

Date: 14 March 2024

Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Location: Online via zoom




Unparalleled personal and professional growth

Best Location

Our modern, safe and attractive campus is conveniently situated in suburban Johannesburg. We also have a centrally-located Cape Town campus.
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Top ranked

We are the first internationally quadruple-accredited business school in Africa and have been ranked for five years in a row by corporate SA (PMR) as being the best MBA business school in South Africa. Henley Executive Education is also rated top in Southern Africa by the Financial Times of London.
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Life balance

Our blended learning approach is flexible and family friendly. You will experience the best of both online and face-to-face learning so you can still find time for all the things that matter most to you. Our structured support system includes administration and logistics support, academic support, as well as counselling support if needed.
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#1 for networking

The Economist has rated Henley’s alumni network as the best in the world for potential to network. This is your portal to the world. We bring classes together both in the virtual world and the real one, so you gain new connections and friendships – that last – in organisations and industries across Africa.
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Rooted in the real

Our faculty are experienced and educated – they consult to companies and boards; many have been senior executives. They manage and know organisations, which ensures that their teaching is rooted in real life, as well as being academically and theoretically rigorous.
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All about you

We are known for our care and focus on personal development – helping you to understand yourself better so that you can become a respected and well-rounded leader. 
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Our compass is Africa

We have a long-term commitment to building a beautiful and prosperous future for this continent. By joining Henley you are joining a movement to build Africa. We’ll give you the ability to see business differently and the impetus to build businesses that make a difference.
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Empower Yourself with the Henley ADMP Experience

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Meet Pranisha Behary, your dedicated guide to anything related to the Henley ADMP

Cell: +27 83 273 3565 

Tel: +27 11 808 0860

E-mail: pranishab@henleysa.ac.za


Your progress is a personal journey, and we are here to help you accomplish everything that you and your company possibly can. We take pride in graduating outstanding executives – normal people with exceptional skills and extraordinary commitment – who get results at an international level. What is your motivation for pursuing an ADMP? We’d love to nurture your vision for Africa and beyond.

Once you’ve downloaded the brochure, you will receive registration details for three engaging events (at no cost) that are designed: to help you make a decision as to whether Henley is the right environment for you; and to help you ace your application, with tips for success.



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“The culture is very encouraging and embraces lifelong learning which is very motivating for successful learning.”

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“Henley has become my way of living, it is my spiritual journey to the world of greatness.”

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