n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Strategic management of public Further Education and Training (FET) colleges in South Africa

Volume 4, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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Effective strategic planning is crucial for FET colleges. This is more so considering that the colleges are operating in complex and turbulent world of vocational education. This article provides a summary of the results of an empirical survey which was conducted to explore irregularity of strategic management of FET colleges in South Africa. The paper reveals the strategic planning, strategic implementation, and strategic monitoring, evaluation and control processes. The research focused on the involvement of internal and external stakeholders into strategic management at FET colleges. The findings showed that there were success and failure factors of strategic management in public colleges of South Africa. The research results further provided insights into future changes in the area of public college strategic management.

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