Advanced Competitive Strategy

Advanced Competitive Strategy


An organisation’s results are, in part, the consequences of the decisions made by its leaders. The framework that guides and focuses these decisions is called strategy. The purpose of competitive strategy is to build a distinctive and sustainable competitive advantage over an organisation’s rivals.

This Advanced Competitive Strategy course will help you to develop a strategy for business growth and deepen your understanding of the way your business works and its position relative to other businesses in its market.

This course will benefit middle- and senior managers, strategists, executives, project and programme managers, entrepreneurs, change agents and individuals who are responsible for formulating and implementing organisational strategy.

General information

The Regenesys MBA will assist you to achieve your personal and organisational goals by providing you with a career development generalist programme focussing on leadership through strategic management. The programme is designed to assist you solve intricate business problems in an ethical and sustainable manner by making informed decisions through the use of information and data in an innovative and scientific manner. In addition, the programme will empower you to communicate with specialist and non-specialist audiences. From an organisational perspective, the MBA will equip you with an advanced understanding and knowledge of the strategic interrelationship between the organisation’s internal and external environments, as it responds to changes and trends. The MBA is geared to promote independent thinking, self-direction and autonomous behaviour in planning and implementing solutions for organisations.

Duration: 2-day, 3-evening course contact time including facilitation and group activities


NQL Level 4 qualificaions ( e.g. Matric excemption) and basic computer skill.


The National Certificate: Public Administration NQF Level 3 (157 credits) is a 12-month qualification which contributes to the development of information technology, communications, writing, and service delivery competencies.

The qualification consists of five (4) modules and a Final Integrated Summative Assessment (FISA)

Personal Effectivenes

Legislative Framework & Ethical Principles

Service Delivery

Transformation in Public Entity


A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to all participants who successfully submit and pass their assignments, and exams*

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to all who successfully submit and pass their assignments

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all who attended the training session

On successful completion of this short learning programme, the participant may be considered for exemption from the equivalent course in the respective qualification, provided that he or she meets qualification entrance criteria. Exemption fees may apply.


Exit Level Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

Understand and interrogate the context of competition, corporate strategy and relevant theories

Analyse, formulate and implement strategy in different business environments for achieving competitive advantage

Apply and review investigative skills in understanding industry strategies

Select and apply different strategic analytical tools and techniques for leveraging organisational strategy

Formulate and explain strategies for managing competitive and co-operative dynamics

Develop business plans and devise systems aimed at efficient management within global markets

Distinguish between corporate and business strategy

Understand corporate governance and the roles and obligations of the boards of directors


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