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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Cologne International Summer University (CISU)

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 10 days October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Leadership 2017. The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. Taking place in one of Germany's most vibrant cities, CISU offers international BSc and MSc students an attractive choice of courses from the areas of Management, Economics and Social Sciences. All courses carry 6 ECTS and are taught in English by international faculty. The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database (see top right on this page). BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. CISU 2017 covers four full weeks in August: 7 – 17 August and 21 – 31 August 2017. Academic programme The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database. BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. Although we generally encourage participation for the full month, you are able to opt for participation in one or two sessions according to your study interest, level and schedule at your home institution. Please note that you can only opt for one course per session. Session 1: 7 – 17 August 2017 Session 2: 21 – 31 August 2017 Classes are scheduled from Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 12.30 pm and usually end with a final... [-]

Summer School in Iceland 2017

Bifröst University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Iceland Borgarnes

The Summer School is located in the nature paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn. [+]

The Summer School 2017 Program The Summer School is located in the nature paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn. The three week program (6 ECTS / 3 US Credits) offers high level Leadership studies with emphasis on Innovation, Startups and Sustainability . The Summer School will take place from July 8th to July 29th 2017. The Summer School gives students Leadership training and prepares them for the challenges that future leaders will face. Here you can read an article about the Summer School in 2016, written by one of the students: http://www.mladiinfo.eu/2016/09/07/irelandsummerschool/ Campus The Summer School takes place at our campus located in the nature paradise Bifröst village. The area consists of a volcano and a glacier, and the campus consists of Lake Hreðarvatn, Glanni waterfall, Glanni golf course and Paradise Hollow, all within walking distance. Living together at the campus is an integral part of the summer program. The engaging campus life stimulates joint activities and intercultural and social exchange. Accommodation Students are accommodated in comfortable single rooms with private baths. All rooms are equipped with a desk and chair. All apartments have kitchen and living room. Accommodation is guaranteed on campus and is only 50 meters from the university building. Meals All meals are served in the dining hall. The breakfast buffet normally consists of a wide variety of breads,... [-]

Sail and Learn Summer School on Business and Leadership

Business School PAR
Campus Full time 7 days July 2017 Croatia Split Rijeka + 1 more

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... [-]

ALA Global Scholars Program Summer Course

African Leadership Academy
Campus Full time 19 days July 2017 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... [-]