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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LEADERSHIP IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences SUMMERSCHOOL
Campus 10 days July 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

During this summer course we focus on leadership in the EU. How are the economic and political issues in the EU resolved? How do we feel about the choices made by Mr Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank and what are their implications. If these questions have sparked your curiosity, this summer course is for you. [+]

Overview

The last 8 years political leaders in the European Union had to improvise under time pressure during every crisis, the Euro crisis, migration crisis, anti-EU populism, Brexit and many more. Leadership and new instruments are needed to face future crises. During this summer course we focus on leadership in the EU. How are the economic and political issues in the EU resolved? How do we feel about the choices made by Mr Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank and what are their implications. If these questions have sparked your curiosity, this summer course is for you.

The programme includes a two day excursion to the European Union institutions in Brussels in order to better understand the workings of the EU institutions and to interact with European policy makers.... [-]


LAS Edge Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Switzerland Leysin

Through a perfectly blended mix of cutting-edge, fun, and engaging activities, company visits, and high-level guest speakers, LAS edge™ is designed to broaden your horizons and increase your potential and determination to succeed. The tailor-made program running over three weeks, focusing on adaptability, creativity, innovation, resilience, self-confidence, and ultimately leadership, requires each individual to be highly motivated and committed. [+]

Why LAS Edge?

LAS edge™ is a new and exclusive program we are offering for students aged 13 and up. Aimed at highly motivated students, LAS edge™ will provide a platform for self-awareness and confidence development. This will allow students to gain a perspective on their leadership potential. Edge is a three-week program of self-discovery, focusing on our three core values – Innovation, Compassion, and Responsibility. It is designed for students who really want to participate in something completely different. The program offers a variety of challenging topics that will be explored in depth, including company visits, well-known guest speakers, and dynamic activities designed to push students limits.... [-]


Summer camp - Canada Silver

Columbia International College
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 Canada Hamilton

Experience more of Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area with this three-week summer camp program, featuring ESL classes, day trips to attractions in Hamilton and Toronto, fun evening events and an excursion to the wilds of northern Ontario with a three-day stay at Bark Lake leadership camp. Campers will tour the halls of higher learning at McMaster University® and the University of Toronto, scream with joy on the amusement park rides at Canada’s Wonderland, experience the wonder of Niagara Falls, visit historical Hamilton landmarks and try their hand at canoeing, archery and roasting marshmallows over a campfire. The enthusiasm and attention of Columbia’s qualified camp counsellors make everyday fun and safe, whether campers are enjoying a medieval feast or practicing English. [+]

Experience more of Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area with this three-week summer camp program, featuring ESL classes, day trips to attractions in Hamilton and Toronto, fun evening events and an excursion to the wilds of northern Ontario with a three-day stay at Bark Lake leadership camp. Campers will tour the halls of higher learning at McMaster University® and the University of Toronto, scream with joy on the amusement park rides at Canada’s Wonderland, experience the wonder of Niagara Falls, visit historical Hamilton landmarks and try their hand at canoeing, archery and roasting marshmallows over a campfire. The enthusiasm and attention of Columbia’s qualified camp counsellors make everyday fun and safe, whether campers are enjoying a medieval feast or practicing English.... [-]


Summer camp - Canada Gold

Columbia International College
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 Canada Hamilton

This jam-packed three-week summer camp offers the chance of a lifetime—a six-day tour of English and French Canada. Campers will explore Ottawa, the nation’s capital; take a boat ride to the 1000 Islands at the eastern end of Lake Ontario; tour and shop in Montréal, one of the world’s fashion meccas; and travel back in time in la Ville de Québec, Canada’s oldest city. [+]

This jam-packed three-week summer camp offers the chance of a lifetime—a six-day tour of English and French Canada. Campers will explore Ottawa, the nation’s capital; take a boat ride to the 1000 Islands at the eastern end of Lake Ontario; tour and shop in Montréal, one of the world’s fashion meccas; and travel back in time in la Ville de Québec, Canada’s oldest city.

Urban experiences are balanced by a three-day trip to the wilds of northern Ontario at Columbia’s Bark Lake leadership camp, where campers are encouraged to leave their comfort zone through activities that challenge both the body and mind. Add ESL classes, local day trips to tourist attractions, visits to nearby universities and fun evening activities and you have the makings of the most memorable summer of your life.... [-]


Course in Lean Manufacturing

Universidade de Caxias do Sul
Campus Full time 2 weeks January 2019 Brazil Caxias do Sul

The course will last 3 hours a day for the specific subjects and 2 hours a day for the Brazilian Portuguese course for foreigners; 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for 2 weeks, totaling 10 classes [+]

The course will last 3 hours a day for the specific subjects and 2 hours a day for the Brazilian Portuguese course for foreigners; 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for 2 weeks, totaling 10 classes: 10 in the morning shift, which include the specific course taught in the English language and 10 lessons of Brazilian Portuguese for foreigners, totaling a workload of 100 hours. 2 technical visits to the companies of the region will be included in the project and also a city tour in Caxias do Sul.

Number of vacancies: 30

Tuition Fees: US $ 650.00 (six hundred and fifty US dollars), corresponding to R$ 2.054,00 (Two thousand and fifty-four reais). Conversion made based on the quotation of the sale price of the Dollar published by the Central Bank of Brazil, R$ 3,1689 related to the launch date of the Program 11/08/2017, there will not be changes due to exchange variation.... [-]


Youth Leadership Summer School Program

ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

Our Youth Leadership summer school course gives students the opportunity to discover their own potential by developing interpersonal and leadership skills, increasing their self-confidence and acquiring the motivation and ability to bring about change. [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university town of St Andrews. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program. At the ISSOS we believe that each student deserves to discover their potential and acquire the skills, confidence and motivation to make things happen and bring about change. An exciting series of interactive workshops, energetic summer school activities and fun-filled challenges specifically designed to inspire and enable each and every student to uncover their unique abilities, develop greater confidence and master strategies for success in the classroom and beyond.... [-]


LEADERSHIP SUMMER COURSE

Audencia Business School
Campus Full time 1 - 8 weeks June 2018 France Nantes Toulouse + 1 more

This course will introduce the student to the study of leadership and the concept of achieving excellence in their organizations by engaging the students in a variety of activities designed to enhance their understanding of the challenges, which confront today’s business professionals. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Leadership 2018. LEADERSHIP SUMMER COURSE June 11 – June 15, 2018 This course will introduce the student to the study of leadership and the concept of achieving excellence in their organizations by engaging the students in a variety of activities designed to enhance their understanding of the challenges, which confront today’s business professionals. The course will focus on how a true leader can create new ways of thinking and behaving -- ways that not only will result in more productive and satisfied employees but will also help employees achieve their organizational goals and objectives. First, the student will learn about themselves, leadership styles and the differences between management skills and leadership skills and the role of leadership in a global market. Following this the course will present the student with specific skills and tools that can enhance their role as leaders in their organizations; e.g., cross-cultural leadership, leadership acumen, understanding change and change management, and strategic management. The skills and theories presented will be synthesized by the student to better understand their role as leaders of organizations in a global market. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Understand the differences and concepts behind the role of leaders and managers of organizations and the process of organizational change; Identify personal management/leadership style and recognize its influence on leading organizational change; Identify their organizations' culture and characteristics and its potential to change; Understand the complexity of managing a company in the global business... [-]

Summer course - Politics, International Relations and Leadership (for ages 19-25)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

Whether we realise it or not, political issues have a bearing on every aspect of our lives. On this fascinating course, you will enjoy an intellectually stimulating introduction to this discipline and its relevance to contemporary world issues. [+]

Overview

Whether we realise it or not, political issues have a bearing on every aspect of our lives. On this fascinating course, you will enjoy an intellectually stimulating introduction to this discipline and its relevance to contemporary world issues.

Academic Content

This course combines politics and international relations with the study of what it takes to be a successful leader. Through a compelling mixture of debate, written assignments and lectures, you’ll learn all about the contemporary issues that dominate world politics, ranging from human rights infringements to terrorism and nuclear proliferation. You’ll consider the methods of social scientific enquiry, the role of democracy in British politics, and the political systems of other countries. Discussion is enhanced by the numerous different perspectives offered by you and your fellow students, who come to Oxford Royale Academy from all over the world.... [-]


Summer course - Oxford Enterprise Program (for ages 16-18)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

The Oxford Enterprise Program is designed to provide students aged 16-18 with a summer course consisting of both academic classes in international business and group activities focusing on leadership. The course is aimed at students who plan to study business at University – the business leaders of the future!

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The Oxford Enterprise Program is designed to provide students aged 16-18 with a summer course consisting of both academic classes in international business and group activities focusing on leadership. The course is aimed at students who plan to study business at University – the business leaders of the future! This program is also available in London and Cambridge. For students aged 13-15, ORA offers an Introduction to Enterprise course.

Academic Content

Students are taught the principles of business management, economics, and finance in small groups, and will be given the opportunity to learn the principles of accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and business ethics. In addition to the academic classes, skills-based workshops will develop the students’ presentation and leadership skills for the benefit of their future business goals. The program will include a competitive element in which students will work as a group to research, design and market a new business idea. The program will culminate with an Enterprise Fair during which students will have the opportunity to present their ideas to others within the school. ... [-]


ALA Global Scholars Program Summer Course

African Leadership Academy
Campus Full time 19 days July 2018 South Africa Honeydew Johannesburg + 1 more

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.... [-]