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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Course in Lean Manufacturing

Universidade de Caxias do Sul
Campus Full time 2 weeks January 2018 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.... [-]


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. You’ll also start to learn about different styles of leadership in politics and business, looking at world leaders and their individual methods. You’ll also consider the skills required for successful leadership, such as effective communication and conflict resolution. Why take this course? Designed for gap year students, university undergraduates and recent graduates, our Politics, International Relations and Leadership course will strengthen your knowledge of current affairs and help you get more out of watching the news, whether or not you’re planning to pursue these subjects further. The course will provide an excellent grounding for gap year students, while other students and graduates will find it a thought-provoking academic experience that will... [-]

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. 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... [-]