Summer course in Leadership

Top Summer Courses in Leadership

Leadership

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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Youth Leadership Summer School Program

ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2019 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 2019 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. [+]

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 environment Synthesize and understand the role... [-]

Digital and Leadership Summer School in Barcelona

GBSB Global Business School
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Spain Barcelona

Join us this summer in Barcelona! GBSB Global’s Summer School in Barcelona provides a great opportunity for students from all over the world to utilize their summer holidays to get a head start on their education and excel academically. For two consecutive weeks, July 9th-20th, 2018, students will explore the topic of digital business and will have the occasion to experience what life feels like as an entrepreneur or a business leader in an innovative organization. [+]

Digital and Leadership Summer School in Barcelona

Join us this summer in Barcelona! GBSB Global’s Summer School in Barcelona provides a great opportunity for students from all over the world to utilize their summer holidays to get a head start on their education and excel academically. For two consecutive weeks, July 9th-20th, 2018, students will explore the topic of digital business and will have the occasion to experience what life feels like as an entrepreneur or a business leader in an innovative organization.

While studying, enjoy the city. There is no place quite like Barcelona in the summer. Tranquil waters, jovial beaches and beautiful weather only begin to describe it. This intriguing city nestled along the Mediterranean has just the right balance, a booming international business environment matched by an unparalleled allure for fun. From sonic music festivals to the invigorating startup scene, this is the place to be this summer!... [-]


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

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 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.... [-]


LAS Edge Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2019 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.... [-]


ALA Global Scholars Program Summer Course

African Leadership Academy
Campus Full time 19 days July 2019 South Africa Roodepoort 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.... [-]


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

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 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. ... [-]