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Wits School of Governance

Welcome to the Wits School of Governance (WSG), a place where we focus on building capacity for governance. We seek ways of getting to grips with the wicked problems that beset governance in South Africa whether at local, provincial, national, or continental levels. The WSG is the leading regional institution in the arena of governance, policy and development management for the public sector.


Executive Education - courses on offer

The WSG offers over 90 short courses in the fields of policy; governance and leadership; monitoring and evaluation; project management and economic development and finance. Our short courses are specialised, flexible and include multi-disciplinary content.

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Government Communications and Marketing (Starts 08 May 2017)

This course provides an overview of the theory and practice of public sector management, with a specific focus on communications and marketing, in a developing country context.

Contact Sam More on (011) 717-3868 or

Public Sector Governance and Risk Management (Starts 16 May 2017)

The aim of the course is to deepen understanding and equip participants to manage an effective and value added risk management system that enables them to timely identify and mitigate risks.

Contact Bongiwe Msweli on (011) 717-3567 or 

Public Finance and Fiscal Management (Starts 17 May 2017)

This course is designed to equip participants with the technical, analytical and functional skills for public financial and fiscal policy management.

Contact Boitumelo Molefe on (011) 717-3103 or 

Public and Development Sectors Results-based Management Systems (Starts 23 May 2017)

The aim of the course is to develop a specialisation in results based management amongst public servants and development practitioners.

Contact Sam More on (011) 717-3868 or



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