About YPDP Programme

Dear Valued BMF Members,

Due to the general interest expressed by our members, we have decided the extend the Programme to all BMF members (not necessarily YP) to apply for the programme. This in an effort to enhance our members’ professional capabilities in order to respond effectively to the prevailing business and economic challenges.

We have also extended the due date for applications to the 29 March 2019 by close of business in order to accommodate new applications.

We looking forward to receiving your applications.

Kind Regards,
BMF Communication Team

About the YPDP

The Black Management Forum Young Professionals (BMFYP) has been established to nurture the development of our young professionals in various corporate and entrepreneurship environments. The Young Professionals provide a vibrant pipeline and base that enables succession.

The BMF YPDP is aimed at creating a leadership pipeline that espouses the philosophy and the values of Ubuntu, Respect, Creativity, Integrity and Effectiveness. The BMF YPDP seeks to develop young professionals into effective managers and leaders who will have a positive impact in their organisations, the BMF and society at large.

The YPDP acts as a stepping stone towards the development and fast tracking of young corporate athletes and entrepreneurs into accomplished business leaders; thus providing a readily available pool of talent


• Programme Orientation
• Personal Mastery
• Understanding people and working in teams
• Understanding organisations
• Professional effectiveness
• Understanding the job to be done
• Action learning project
• Investment in Excellence
• Problem Solving and Decision Making
• Presentation Skills

The programme will run over ten months with contact sessions two days every month, generally over weekends.

Selection Criteria

• Minimum two years work experience
• Membership Fee for BMF members in good standing
• Non – members will be charged R 747.50

Application process
1. Complete the online application form below
2. Attach your a CV
3. Attach a one page motivation letter

Deadline for Applications: Friday, 15 March 2019.

For more information and enquiries, please contact
Martha Mabena
+27 11 784 4407 or email martha.mabena@bmfonline.co.za