In May 2016, through the FP&M SETA accreditation, Mr Thulani Makhanya was awarded a scholarship by FP&M SETA to study International Leadership Development Programme (ILDP) in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) in 2016 with 25 other Senior manager in the FP&M Sector. The programme saw Mr Makhanya traveling to China in March 2017 (Guangzhou and Shenzhen) to learn and experience their practices that are attributed to their international business success. The programme is 12 months and pitched at NQF Level 8. The programme module includes Personal Mastery; Business Environment & Macroeconomic Landscape; Strategic HR, Talent & Performance Management; Strategic Leadership; Innovative Thinking & Technology; Critical Thinking & Problem Solving; Strategic Planning & Execution; Strategic Marketing Principles; Finance Simulation and Introduction to WCM, Operations & Supply Chain. The ILDP will add the much needed value for Phendula Training and Consulting to execute its consultancy and training services to the world class level.