ABOUT THE DA VINCI INSTITUTE
The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (PTY) Ltd (Da Vinci) is registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education provider under the Higher Education Act 1997, registration no. 2004/ HE07/003. The Institute offers higher education qualifications in the distance mode of delivery, accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
The Institute’s strategic intent is to strengthen the growth of agile, aligned and engaged leaders, who co-create innovative ecosystems and sustainable transformational societies. To align with this strategic intent, Da Vinci facilitates the holistic development of diverse leaders, incorporating excellence in the management of technology, innovation, people and systemic thinking in all offerings.
Through its engagement with an approach to knowledge production called Mode 2, Da Vinci is focused on the creation of knowledge that is trans-disciplinary in nature, socially relevant, actively promotes diversity and heterogeneity, and of which the intent is to apply situated learning, problem probing and decision making, to solve work-based challenges, and contribute towards the professional development of the people involved.
Da Vinci prepares entrepreneurs, prospective managers and business leaders to take control of their working environments, by integrating a framework into its programmes called the TIPSTM Managerial Leadership Framework (This looks at the Management of Technology, Innovation and People in a Systemic way) that contributes to the overarching field of Business Leadership and promotes agility, alignment and engagement of people at work.
By facilitating a true mode 2 learning experience for our students and sponsors alike, The Institute’s approach can meet ever-changing organisational performance needs.