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Leaders in Global Development

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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Leaders in Global Development Certificate in collaboration with University of Queensland - UQx. Learn key leadership skills, concepts and theories needed to be a successful leader in development.

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Overview

Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career and take on a leadership role?

This business and management course is an introduction to key leadership theories and concepts that you will need to be an effective leader and manager. You will learn how leadership is different from management.

The Leaders in Global Development course is part of the Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters program from EdX in parthership with the University of Queensland - UQx.

You will learn practical skills needed to build a shared vision, and lead across boundaries. You will learn to recognise your own leadership style, and the leadership styles of others. You will learn the different types of power, and tools for gaining legitimacy in your development work.

Upon course completion, you will be prepared to take on leadership roles in development and work effectively across geographical, cultural, organizational and disciplinary boundaries.

You will also develop a personalized leadership plan throughout the course, which will help you continue your leadership journey after you complete the MOOC.

What you'll learn

  • To understand the importance of leadership in the development sector
  • To engage in self-leadership, by building self-awareness about your strengths and weaknesses as a leader in the context of global development
  • To understand different forms of leadership that are relevant to the development sector, and the key to successfully engaging in these forms of leadership
  • To identify techniques to ethically build power (the potential to influence) and design influence strategies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Leadership
  • Self-Leadership
  • Team, Transformational and Authentic Leadership 
  • Wise Leadership 
  • Leadership Contexts, Roles and Styles 
  • Adaptive Leadership to Address Challenges 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 70 days
    • 9 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have experience, or a strong interest in working in development. While not compulsory, it is recommended that learners have completed a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

  • Add a Verified Certificate for $375 USD

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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