Summer course in Leadership

Top Summer Courses in Leadership

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Summer courses in leadership are short term and tend to be highly condensed. They range in time anywhere from a week up to two to three months and can be held anywhere in world. Most courses will offer the same material and course load as they do during the school year, so expect a quick pace and a higher level of intensity.

What is a summer course in leadership? These courses focus on helping students understand and implement various leadership styles, especially within a business context. Effective problem solving and communication is emphasized. Leadership programs offer the opportunity to create connections with other leadership driven peers. Valuable, personalized feedback will help you understand your strengths and build on your weaknesses as a leader. Honing these skillsets will typically help propel your career forward for the rest of your life.

Cultivating your ability to lead with competence and grace can usually accelerate your career in almost any profession, fast tracking you into management positions. This can lead to substantial gains in salary.

Leadership courses are offered worldwide, often bringing together an international student base. Prices can vary considerably based on travel, length of course, and the institution at which the course is offered.

A course in leadership gives you the ability to grow an incredibly flexible skillset that increases your potential in virtually any field that involves working with a team. Leadership skills are directly transferable to excelling in a career in politics, the military, medical settings, as well as corporate settings. If you plan on owning and operating a small business, leading and effectively managing your employees can mean the difference between success and failure.

Options for engaging in summer leadership courses range from accredited online classes, which can fit around work and childcare schedules, to intensive international courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Summer Course in Introduction to Leadership and Management

The University of Edinburgh Summer School
Campus 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The course aims to inspire you to become a thoughtful, reflective leader and to develop an informed, systematic, and dynamic approach to leading in different types of organisation and in different cultural contexts. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Leadership 2017. Introduction to Leadership and Management Learn how to be an informed, dynamic leader in different organisations and contexts Description Successful leaders in the future will be those which can confidently steer a path through a world characterised by competition, rapid technological development and economic turbulence. The course aims to inspire you to become a thoughtful, reflective leader and to develop an informed, systematic, and dynamic approach to leading in different types of organisation and in different cultural contexts. This highly interactive and participatory course will include self-discovery activities to help you gain an understanding of your own leadership strengths and potential for growth and development. It will also build effective managerial skills to develop your capabilities as a leader. The course will provide you with an insight into managerial practice and human behaviour and psychology, to develop your organisational leadership skills. You will cover a range of topics including Personality characteristics and behaviours of effective leaders Leader effectiveness and motivating others Performance management and leading a team Strategic leadership and leadership within teams Cultural and diversity issues in leadership Role of leaders in organisational culture and change Who should choose this course? The course is ideally suited to those who wish to develop their unique leadership abilities and better understand the leadership styles of others. Teaching Course format The course is delivered using multiple learning modes. The focus is on exposure to practice, live case studies from leaders, organisational change practitioners, in addition to workshops and group discussion. Preparation for every session is essential, as students are expected to be active participants in their own and others learning experience. Assessment Informal assessment will take place through group discussion and classroom activities as guided by the tutor. Learning outcomes Upon completing the course, students will be able to: Understand leadership theories and their application Developing knowledge and skills to manage your career Lead yourself and others in an effective way Expand your skills to analyse organisational challenges Make decisions in complex, changing work place environments Fees A number of fee packages are available for the Summer School. Full fee information can be found on the Fees page. All fee packages include tuition costs, the social programme, and your chosen accommodation type. Full information on our accommodation options can be found here. Costs are provided per week. To calculate your total cost, select your package type, then multiply this cost by the number of weeks in your course. e.g. A student selecting a Silver package for a 4-week course in July would calculate: £757 x 4 weeks = £3028 To secure your place at the Summer School, you will be required to pay a deposit of £125 which can be reclaimed towards your fee package. Please note that study in the UK may incur additional costs e.g. visa application fees. If you submit your application and deposit before 31 January 2017, you can claim our special early bird rate. We also offer a range of special rates for students at our valued partner institutions. Please see our Fees page for more details. Deposit To secure your place at the Summer School, you will be required to pay a deposit of £250 (for credit courses) or £125 (for non-credit courses). This deposit can be reclaimed towards your fee package. The deposit includes a £50 non-refundable application fee. Special rates * A limited early bird offer is available to students who submit their application and deposit before 31 January 2017. If you submit your application to the Summer School before January 31, and your application is subsequently accepted, a 10% discount on tuition fees will be applied to your booking. An increased discount is available to early bird applicants from valued partner institutions of the University of Edinburgh. ** Special rates are available for students from valued partner institutions of the University of Edinburgh. [-]

Summer School

Varna University of Management
Campus Full time 3 months June 2017 Bulgaria Varna

The summer school aims to provide an alternative opportunity for students to develop essential knowledge and understanding as well as applied skills in the field of business management. Further, the course will provide the ideal academic environment where future business leaders can have the opportunities to share and test new ideas. [+]

The summer school aims to provide an alternative opportunity for students to develop essential knowledge and understanding as well as applied skills in the field of business management. Further, the course will provide the ideal academic environment where future business leaders can have the opportunities to share and test new ideas. The students of the EU Summer School can fast track their studies and achieve their career goals while enjoying the vibrant Bulgarian Black Sea coast and the benefits of the summer. Our summer programmes usually gather international students from four continents. Lectures will be hold from leading European and Asian professors from well known global universities. Duration: From 6 June to 3 September. Location: Dobrich, Bulgaria (30 km away from the biggest Black Sea Resorts) Language of instructions: English Course Modules by Dates *All the modules in the course are awarded with the ECTS credits Academic Writing / Business Communications / Management Strategic Marketing / International Economic: Economic Development of Bulgaria and other EEC / HR Management Marketing Management / Marketing Research Intercultural Awareness for Business / Managing People and Markets in a Global Context Marketing Communications / Leadership and Strategic Management / Project Management Leadership and Developing People / Entrepreneurship/ Business planning Organizational Behavior / Managerial Accounting Prices starting from 675 Euro to 1550 Euro depending on the duration and the chosen modules. [-]

Sail and Learn Summer School on Business and Leadership

Business School PAR
Campus Full time 7 days July 2017 Croatia Split

The summer school you will never forget offers a seven – day cruise along the southern Croatian coast with a top educational program in Management, (Survival) Leadership, and Business worth 5 ECTS points (3 credits). [+]

Best Summer Courses in Leadership 2017. ABOUT THE SAIL AND LEARN SUMMER SCHOOL Sail&Learn offers a seven – day cruise along the southern Croatian coast with a top educational program in Management, (Survival) Leadership, and Business worth 5 ECTS points (3 credits). The program takes place on a sailing boat that goes from the Trogir to the islands and finishes its’ route in Split during the Ultra Festival 2016! The program takes place at various sites along the coast and the islands. Each day will be an opportunity to explore a different sight, island and secluded beach where students will work on their assignments and projects. Each activity will be followed by evaluation, self-evaluation and individual and group feedback. There will be four teams of students. Teams will be given a Team Assignments that they will have to fulfill on a daily basis. These assignments will address their leadership and teamwork skills. They are a part of the Survival Leadership component of the educational program. Each team will have to fulfill a task during the program, related to a project on ecology, tourism, business, or leadership. Each team will have to focus their tasks based on the exploration of the area we visit during the program (all the islands). Students will have mentors and guides to help them. Specific goals of the program's cultural component: - provide students with a unique cultural experience - expand student knowledge of Croatian and European culture - familiarize students with Croatian and European cultural heritage Specific goals of the program's educational component: - Developing awareness of different leadership styles and approaches - Developing leadership skills - Developing communication skills in teams - Taking on responsible team roles - Using problem – solving skills in stressful situations - Evaluating team efficiency - Developing awareness of the importance of self – evaluation - Creating a Business Plan [-]

ALA Global Scholars Program Summer Course

African Leadership Academy
Campus Full time 19 days July 2017 South Africa Honeydew

African Leadership Academy’s Global Scholars Program (GSP) is a 3-week leadership development program for young people aged 15 to 19 years from all over the world. It is led by the Academy’s renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership faculty, graduates from the Academy’s Two Year Program, and Educators from diverse professional backgrounds. [+]

About GSP African Leadership Academy’s Global Scholars Program (GSP) is a 3-week leadership development program for young people aged 15 to 19 years from all over the world. It is led by the Academy’s renowned Entrepreneurial Leadership faculty, graduates from the Academy’s Two Year Program, and Educators from diverse professional backgrounds. GSP is an opportunity for young people to learn and develop the entrepreneurial leadership skills needed to become leaders of the 21st century and global agents of positive change. Participants will learn BUILD – a design thinking model for developing a human-centered approach to solving community problems and apply this knowledge at a Community Service Site in Johannesburg. Through working in diverse teams, GSP participants build powerful global connections while gaining a deeper understanding of Africa and the world. Interested? Visit www.alasummer.org. Highlights Develop as a young leader Through your African Studies discussions, your excursions to the Apartheid Museum and your explorations of the Cradle of Humankind and the Pilanesberg National Park, African Leadership Academy will expose you to Africa in ways you have never imagined. Contribute meaningful value to social ventures launched by young leaders like social entrepreneur Thulani Madondo of the Kliptown Youth Program. Of course, there is the beauty of Africa to inspire you - you will go on a safari drive and visit the Magaliesberg mountains. Our History Founded in 2004 by Fred Swaniker, Chris Bradford, Peter Mombaur, and Acha Leke, the African Leadership Academy (ALA) officially opened in September 2008 with an inaugural class of 97 students with the mandate of identifying and developing the next generation of African leaders. Through the years, ALA has provided young leaders with a world class education that has enabled them to tap into their potential to make an impact in Africa. This lifelong leadership journey has its foundations in the unique entrepreneurial leadership curriculum that develops interpersonal skills that are essential for future agents of positive change in Africa. The Global Scholars program (GSP) is a natural branch of ALA that seeks to bring ALA’s programs to the international community. Since its inception in 2011, GSP has reached not only future leaders in Africa but leaders from around the world. The Global Scholars Program is comprised of a team of dedicated staff and faculty who share in the vision of ALA and will ensure that this life changing experience is passed on to both participants and volunteering educators. Our Reputation African Leadership Academy has global support and is entrusted with the care and safety of the next generation of Africa’s leaders. We provide a safe, stimulating and rich environment for youth development with a large team of educators and experienced management. We take governance and organisational growth very seriously and are fortunate to have a highly experienced Board of Trustees and the support of our Global Advisory Council. [-]