Technology Leadership Programme
An Applied Training Course for Tomorrow's Leaders
The Peregrine Falcon is the emblem of the Technology Leadership Programme
because of its distinguished character, its resilience in the face of adversity and
its speed and accuracy when pursuing a mission.
What is TLP?
The Technology Leadership Programme (TLP) aims to expose science and engineering people to a broad
set of aspects of the Management of Technology. Candidates ideally have either a University or Technikon
qualification, and have had some working experience.
Challenge and strategy
Format of TLP
TLP runs over one year and is composed of four modules. Candidates are exposed to a combination of
classroom-based activities as well as study visits to industrial operations.
The course content of TLP is aimed at providing exposure to a wide variety of issues that relate to
the real world of technology implementation. This ranges across Law, Economics, Strategy Formulation,
Project Management, amongst others.
The TLP course has been rated as being NQF level 6 with a weighting of 120 credits.
In TLP there are no exams to write. Tasks involving real industrial problems are set. Candidates
visit the industrial sites to study the issues. Candidates also do verbal presentations and work in
Opinions and testimonials
For opinions concerning TLP, see the following links:
See the following testimonial from a past TLP student:
Course director: Dr Kelvin Kemm
Target course participants
Pictures from previous TLP course