Discover. Experience. Transform.

About Alchemy by Deloitte

Alchemy by Deloitte provides bespoke educational programmes for senior executives and leaders of organisations. Working closely with our clients we draw from world-class faculties within Deloitte, as well as those of leading business schools in designing programmes that build leadership abilities. We combine the broad, strategic experience of our firm with our depth of intellectual property to boost expertise in performance strategies and human capital competitiveness.

Our programmes focus on:

  • Future of work
  • Competitive strategy
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership in a digital age
  • Ethics in leadership
  • Digital transformation


Enquire about attending one of our programmes>>

Summary reports from our recent client network engagements:



Wonder Women in Leadership>>

What makes our programmes unique?

Impactful experiences

Deloitte’s history of impactful engagements places us at the intersection of innovative ideas and practical implementation. We are uniquely positioned to combine business theory with practical reality in our executive education programmes.

Access to global business leaders

Deloitte is a trusted and invaluable advisor to the most influential companies in the world, and our partnerships connect us to an expansive network of strategic thinkers. Our network and access to some of the world’s leading innovative companies is a strong asset that underscores our executive education and leadership development programmes.

Experiential learning

Deloitte boasts a deep and contextual knowledge about industries and challenges facing businesses.

Combining this knowledge with experiential and immersive experiences creates a compelling differentiator for Alchemy by Deloitte in the marketplace.

Future-proofing business

We help clients to effectively develop leaders so they know how to act, think and react more strategically to digital innovation and leader-led strategic transformation and change.

We prepare leaders for business transformation along cultural, digital and future of work dimensions.

Deloitte’s brand and reputation

The Deloitte brand is recognised globally as a credible and trusted partner for success. We possess proven credentials in delivering innovative solutions. Our depth of experience is of crucial importance for our clients who require solutions for increasingly complex business problems.

World-class academic faculty

We have partnerships with some of the world’s top ranking business schools and universities. We work alongside these institutions to create and implement programmes that enhance the value of Deloitte’s executive education offering.

Message from the Dean, Dr Martyn Davies


At Deloitte we believe in making an impact that matters in business and in society.

As one of the world’s top professional services firms, we assist some of the largest corporations, governments and non-profit organisations to overcome the challenges they face in an increasingly complex, global economy. We achieve this by bringing to the table our global networks, expertise and intellectual property to assist our clients to future-proof their businesses.

The mission of Alchemy by Deloitte is to enhance our clients’ competitiveness by training their leadership. We do this by providing highly customised executive education programmes that are designed to develop individuals, improve effectiveness of teams and amplify organisational functionality.

We believe in immersive experiential and real-time, case study learning that taps into our deep, practical experience of solving the most complex challenges on behalf of our clients.

To this end, we have also partnered with some of the world’s leading universities and business schools to co-create and implement programmes, both locally and globally, on behalf of our clients.




The Great Reset and what it means for Africa

With the uncertainty surrounding Covid19 and the resultant economic challenges, it remains crucial that businesses and management be wise and informed in their decision-making.

Join Deloitte Africa on the 20th of January for our annual Outlook Conference for 2021 entitled “The Great Reset and what it means for Africa.” Our expert speakers will unpack the environment of business in 2021 and beyond; covering topics including Africa's role in the new emerging world of business; the trajectory of the global economic recovery, and how business needs to adapt to climate change and the new future of energy.


Speakers Include:

  • Dr Mo Ibrahim, Founder of Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Celtel
  • Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist, Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • Bruno Pietracci, President of Africa & Middle East, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Dr Hippolyte Fofack; Chief Economist and Director, Research and International Cooperation; Afreximbank
  • Fan Gang, Executive Director, China’s National Economic Research Institute and Senior Fellow, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
  • Dr Ira Kalish, Chief Global Economist, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • Eric Dugelay, Partner, Deloitte Sustainability, Risk Advisory; Deloitte Conseil
  • Dr Martyn Davies, MD: Emerging Markets and Africa, Deloitte Africa
  • Ruwayda Redfearn, Chair, Deloitte Africa Board

Don't miss out on this informative virtual executive conference. Register your complimentary seat today.


Conference Details:



Date:

Wednesday 20 January

Time:

14h45 – 17h35 (CAT/SAST)

RSVP:

Click here to RSVP



Cost

  • Complimentary

Webinar details: Zoom link and password to be sent in aide memoire prior to engagement

Queries: Angelo Carter ancarter@deloitte.co.za






Future of Energy (FoE) Programme

Succeeding in a Green Economy

Our energy mix is shifting to renewable , clean energy. Both Public and Private organizations are working hard to decarbonize the economy, new ecosystems are forming, and there is an increased need for electrification which poses unique challenges.


FoE programme schedule

Virtual FoE programme



Duration:

4 sessions (2 hours per session)

Dates:

Commencing 23 Feb 2021

Audience:

Middle to Senior Management



Module

Module Description

Trends & Insights into the Energy EcosystemThis module will lay the foundation for understanding the overall energy landscape from a global and local perspective in regardsto the drivers for a Green Economy Ecosystem.
  
Innovation: Energy Business of the FutureWith the global outlook of energy changing , the need for innovative and easily scalable clean energy is key. This module brings to the forefront leading trends of innovation in the energy sector.
  
The Impact on Industrials and Mining SectorsIdentifying the opportunities and threats that come about as a result of moving to cleaner energy with insight to real case studies – with a core focus on the Industrials and mining sectors.
  
Perspectives on Climate Change and the Green EconomyIn this session we answer the question ‘what is the ‘Green Economy’ and the implications to the Energy Value Chain. This is achieved by looking at the sustainability of the environment and bearing in mind changing consumer preferences and international market interventions.

Cost

  • R9 800 ex. VAT per delegate

For more information email: Alchemy@deloitte.co.za


Download the Brochure



We need new Leadership for a Post Covid World

The Journey to the Global Executive Leadership Programme

As the world continues to adjust to a business landscape that is significantly impacted by the consequences of COVID and thus leading to an accelerated demand for digital competency. The leader of tomorrow can no longer rely solely on the traditional leadership tools of yesteryear but is forced to think more innovatively. What this innovative thinking means in a digital world and how it can be applied will form the foundation in our series of fireside chats, as we give insight into the Global Executive Leadership Programme faculty and their content in our build-up to the start of Global Executive Leadership Programme 2021. In these sessions aspiring executives will get exposed to an environment that combines intellect and best practice by bringing some of the worlds greatest minds on world class management and executive development training into one place.

  • Target Audience: Senior Management and Executives
  • Duration: 1 hour with interactive Q&A
  • Dates: Wednesday, 31 March 2021
  • Time: 16h00 – 17h00 (SAST)

Contact Persons

Faith Koroloso (fkoroloso@deloitte.co.za)

Rutendo Hwindingwi (rhwindingwi@deloitte.co.za)


Download Brochure


Global Executive Leadership Programme

The Global Executive Leadership Programme with London Business School

The Global Executive Leadership Programme (GELP) is proudly hosted in collaboration with the London Business School – widely recognised as one of the world’s leading business schools. As part of the University of London, the London Business School is based in leafy Regent’s Park, London. The school is amongst the world’s leading business schools and was ranked 1st in Europe (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) by the Financial Times.

The Global Executive Leadership Programme focuses on succeeding in the post-Covid economy and how businesses need to strategically adapt to rapid technological change. The programme is Alchemy by Deloitte’s flagship programme, providing a deep and immersive world-class learning experience for senior management and business leaders across multiple geographies.

Programme outcomes:

  • Immersion into different business environments in Johannesburg and London
  • Opportunity to network with other leading executives as peers on the programme
  • Understand the digital disruptors facing business
  • Learn how to foster an inclusive approach to team management
  • Personalised coaching where you will explore “career resilience” at an individual level
  • Exposure to interactive sessions with CEO’s of multinational companies
  • Improve critical thinking on ethical leadership in business
  • Insight into what the rapid adoption of technology means for the future of work and the workforce
  • Enhance your own understanding of your personal leadership style
  • Evaluate case studies of pre-eminent innovation from leading multinational corporations
  • Deepen your understanding of doing business internationally
  • Learn true strategic decision-making processes for better, long-term business outcomes

Programme Dates:

  • Module 1: 5 – 9 July 2021
  • Module 2: 2 – 6 August 2021
  • International Module: 28 August – 4 September 2021

International Executive Immersion:

  • UK – London Business School, Deloitte London and surrounding areas
  • 30 August – 3 September 2021

Application closing date:

  • 1 June 2021

What level of management is this programme for?

  • Senior management and executives who strive for excellence and are ready to accelerate their executive impact in their business environment.

Your professional and personal outcomes:

  • Improved critical thinking and understanding of ethical leadership
  • Deeper understanding of business and leadership in the post-Covid economy
  • Understanding of different business environments through immersive learning
  • Unpacking inclusive management styles
  • Personalised coaching
  • Networking with fellow executives
  • Exposure to the thinking of multinational CEOs

All-inclusive fee structure:

The full GELP programme is offered at a total fee of R197 500 (excl. VAT). Over and above the experiential learning activities, this also includes:

  • Economy class airfares (with an option to upgrade)*
  • Inland transportation
  • Full accommodation in London
  • Working lunch/dinners (whilst partaking in the formal programme)
  • Excludes: Visa applications and all out-of schedule travel and engagements
  • Delegates will be accompanied throughout the programme by our faculty team and team of support staff
  • Deloitte is a level 1 B-BBEE contributor

*Important: Business class, Club and Traveller Plus flights are available on request, at an additional fee.

Contact

Faith Koroloso (fkoroloso@deloitte.co.za)


Download Brochure


Digital Leadership Programme (DLP)

Objectives

  • Help your company enhance its digital competitiveness
  • To evaluate the impact of Digital technology on the business
  • To explore challenges and opportunities created by disruptive technology trends and how to turn these disruptions into advantages
  • To discuss how technology is impacting the future of work and the future of workers
  • Be taken on a journey to understand what an Insight Driven Organisation (IDO) is across the areas of strategy, people, processes, data and technology.

DLP programme details

Duration

  • 24 hours (2 hours twice a week over 6 weeks)

Modules

  • Cloud Enabled Transformation
  • Data Analytics and the Impact-Driven Organisation
  • Customer-Centric Transformation
  • Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Digital Transformation as an Economic Imperative
  • Disruptive M&A & Innovation Ecosystems
  • Having a Digital Mind-set
  • Digital Leadership & Culture
  • The Future of Work, Workers and Workplaces
  • Responding to Digital Disruption
  • Cyber Security in a Digital Future
  • Digital Supply Networks

Cost

  • ZAR 15 000 ex. VAT per delegate

Contact


Download the brochure



Future of Mobility (FoM) Programme

Frictionless, automated, personalised travel on demand—that’s the dream of the future of mobility.

Shared mobility, autonomous vehicles, seamless intermodal transit show how the entire way we travel from point A to point B is changing. This transformation is creating a new mobility ecosystem with implications affecting more than just the automotive industry.

In the new mobility ecosystem, value creation opportunities will likely require stakeholders to rethink their business models. Depending on an organisation’s role in the ecosystem, leaders will need to determine whether existing capabilities allow them to deliver the value customers demand—and if not, how to build new strengths. Any actor involved in the movement of people and goods should begin identifying now where it wants to play in the new mobility ecosystem.

Alchemy by Deloitte provides bespoke executive education for senior executives and leaders of organisations. Drawing on the world class faculty both from within Deloitte as well as from leading business schools, The FoM programme is intended to contribute to the leadership abilities of executives in understanding their capabilities against the emerging needs of the ecosystem and to formulate strategies around which areas to focus on and how to be successful in them.


FoM programme schedule

Virtual FoM programme



Duration:

4 sessions (2 hours per session)

Dates:

  • 21 & 28 October 2020
  • 4 & 11 November 2020

Time:

10h00 – 12h00 (CAT)

Audience:

Management



Objectives

  • Be exposed to local and global trends in mobility
  • Explore mobility models with experts in the field
  • Facilitate innovative thinking focusing on digitisation, new business models and environmental sustainability in the realm of mobility

Focus Areas

  • Habits and trends in mobility
  • Digitisation and the future of mobility
  • Mobility models and the supply chain
  • Gauging global readiness for the future of mobility
  • The evolution of mobility
  • Future of finance in mobility solutions
  • Environmental sustainability

Cost

  • R9 800 ex. VAT per delegate

For more information email: Alchemy@deloitte.co.za


Download the Brochure


For more information, contact

Michaela Mahes

+2711 517 4331

mmahes@deloitte.co.za

Faith Koroloso

+2711 517 4183

fkoroloso@deloitte.co.za

Authentic Women in Leadership Programme (AWIL)

Shattering the glass ceiling


Objectives:

  • To better understand how to operate optimally
  • To find purpose in what you do
  • To enhance individual, team and greater organisational success

AWIL programme details

Duration

  • 12 hours (3 consecutive hours each week for four weeks)

Coaching

  • Each delegate will benefit from two individual coaching sessions to ensure alignment between learning, implementation and personal career development.

Modules

  • Personal Mastery to enable you to Lead Your Way
  • Understanding Emotional Intelligence
  • Resilience to Effectively Navigate Business
  • Powerful Truths of Diversity & Inclusion – Inclusive leadership
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Strategic Alignment

Facilitators

  • Anne Githuku-Shongwe, Representative, United Nations Women
  • Lindiwe Mazibuko; Former Political Leader, Public Speaker, Writer, and Mentor
  • Fortune Gamanya, Associate Director, Human Capital, Deloitte Africa
  • John Brodie, Consulting Director, Human Capital, Deloitte Africa
  • Dr Grace Lordan, Associate Professor at London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Farah Fortune, Founder & Director, African Star Communications (ASC)

Cost

  • ZAR 12 250 ex. VAT per delegate


Digital Masterclass Series

By integrating digital technology into our business, Alchemy by Deloitte offers virtual Masterclasses on behalf of our clients, no matter where they may be. Through our digital learning space, we now offer virtual Masterclasses for:

  • Managing through Crisis
  • Personal & Professional Resilience
  • Designing & Implementing Digital Strategies
  • The Future of Healthcare
  • The Future of Mobility
  • The Future of Energy
  • The Africa Navigator Series

For further enquiries please contact alchemy@deloitte.co.za


Customised Executives Programmes

Our highly customised programmes are designed according to the needs of our client. The design models that we apply leverage off our deep knowledge as a trusted advisor to over 80% of the Fortune 500. Whatever your requirements, we design programmes aligned to the strategic objectives of your firm enabling you to better compete in the marketplace.  For further enquiries please contact alchemy@deloitte.co.za


Digital Dialogues Seminar Series

Leadership

  • Leading your team through crisis with Doug Ryder, Team Principal, NTT Pro Cycling Team
    Download summary here

  • The imperative for inclusive growth in a post-COVID world with Dr Jennifer Blanke; Vice President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development; African Development Bank (AfDB); Dr Martin Boehm, Dean, IE Business School; Kuseni Dlamini, Chairman, Massmart; Chairman, Aspen; Shamina Singh, Founder & President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth; Admassu Tadesse, President and Chief Executive, Trade Development Bank
    Download summary here

Future of Work

  • How the COVID-19 crisis is impacting workers, the workplace and the Future of Work with Steven Hatfield and Deloitte Global Future of Work Leader
    Download summary here

Roles of Business

  • “We need to fight this together” - The Role of business in Combating COVID-19 with Lwazi Bam, CEO, Deloitte; Cas Coovadia, CEO, Business Unity South Africa; Dr Leila Fourie, CEO, JSE; Busi Mavuso, CEO, Business Leadership South Africa;  and Dr Martyn Davies, Dean, Alchemy by Deloitte
    Download summary here

  • Decision-making and protecting our performance through times of crisis with Dr Daniel Monehin, Doctoral Researcher in Organisational Leadership, University of Manchester; Bill Marquard, Consulting Managing Director, Strategy US, Deloitte; Jo-Anne Mitchell-Marais, Africa Restructuring Services Leader, Deloitte Africa; Tim Johnson; Crisis, Issues and Reputation Management Specialist; Partner; Deloitte's Specialist Crisis and Resilience Practice and Dr Martyn Davies , Dean Alchemy by Deloitte.
    Download summary here

  • The COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the life sciences and healthcare industry with Ashleigh Theophanides, Life Sciences & Healthcare Leader, Deloitte Africa; Dr Ryan Noach, CEO, Discovery Health; Dr Barry Kistnasamy, Head of Occupational Health, Department of Health, South Africa; Francisco Plaza, Managing Director, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson); Greg Reh, Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Leader, Deloitte.
    Download summary here

Economics

  • The global economic consequences of C-19 with Dr Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, Visiting Scholar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and Chief Economics Commentator, Forbes Asia; Dr Ira Kalish, Chief Economist, Deloitte; Ian Stewart, Chief Economist, Deloitte UK and Dr Martyn Davies, Dean, Alchemy by Deloitte.
    Download summary here

  • Rebooting emerging markets post COVID-19 with Aarti Takoordeen, Chief Financial Officer, JSE; Sabine Dall'Omo, CEO: Southern & Eastern Africa, Siemens; Junior Ngulube, Vice-Chairman, Sanlam Pan Africa; Montfort Mlachila, Senior Resident Representative in South Africa, IMF; Leslie Maasdorp, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, New Development Bank
    Download summary here

  • What comes next? Evaluating the Economic Scenarios with Mark Cutifani, CEO, Anglo American PLC; Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair, Mastercard; Andrew Lane, Energy, Resources & Industrials Leader, Deloitte Africa; Dr David Masondo, Deputy Minister of Finance, Republic of South Africa
    Download summary here