How to apply?

Applicant must complete the application form.


Applications must be endorsed by their CIO / IT Director by completing the endorsement form.​



Or you can Contact Us for more information.​

 What is the ASAUDIT Leadership Institute?

The South African ASAUDIT Leadership Institute will be held from the 5th - 9th of September 2016, at the Le Franschhoek Hotel in Franschhoek, Cape Town.

This annual South African event, is designed as a professional development programme for those who manage some aspect of information technology and resources in higher education, whether within their department or for the entire institution.

Who should attend?

If you are a new CIO or an experienced senior-level leader who aspires to a CIO position, then you should attend the Leadership programme. As an IT leader today, you are no longer simply a service provider to campus; you are expected to contribute to the broader vision and strategy that drives the business of higher education. The Leadership programme is designed to equip you with exceptional management and leadership skills that are necessary to face today’s ever-changing higher education environment.​

Why should I attend?
  • Participate in a highly interactive learning environment.
  • Interact with colleagues from other universities.
  • Hear faculty share their experience and knowledge.
  • Have the opportunity to think outside your current work environment.
  • Participate in sessions on Leading and Managing Change, Interpersonal Communications, Effective Teams, Emotional Intelligence, Situational Leadership, Managing for Performance, Managing your Career and Spheres of Influence.
  • Prepare a case study in a team environment and present your recommendations on the last day. 
  • Receive a Belbin Assesment for team behaviour styles.


  • R 23 000 excluding VAT for ASAUDIT participating universities
  • R 25 000 excluding VAT for ASAUDIT non-members


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