Training Course on Leadership and Society

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  Call for Applications
Training Course on Leadership and Society

19th - 29th August 2014
{The Nicol Hotel, Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa}
Deadline to apply: 1700 Friday 25th July, 2014


The African Leadership Centre (ALC) invites applications from scholars and practitioners working in Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) including but not restricted to Non-Governmental Organization’s (NGO’s) to attend a 10-day course on Leadership and Society. This course is convened by the African Leadership Centre in partnership with King’s College London,and the   Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)

Leadership   and   Society   Course
It is evident that different leadership contexts pose a myriad of challenges in Africa. In these contexts, leadership issues such as culture, governance and human (personal) security affect society in general. In addition, issues of personal empowerment and effective communication shape leaders and impact on   their effectiveness. These common challenges call for developing the ability to apply key leadership   themes to particular leadership contexts and the ability to connect formal knowledge about leadership to lived experiences of people. By identifying the essential tools for practicing evidence-based leadership, the training aims to facilitate the development and demonstration of the above abilities among emerging African leaders across the continent.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to attend this course, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a Master's Degree in the Social Sciences with an Africa focus, or have a minimum of 5 years working substantively on issues of development, as they relate to the African continent. Candidates without a Bachelor’s Degree will not be considered eligible.
  • Applications from candidates based in civil society including but not restricted to non-governmental organizations in Southern Africa will receive priority consideration.
  • Women candidates are encouraged to apply

 Application Instructions

 To read the full announcement which includes additional information and application instructions CLICK HERE.

Admission Criteria
 
Prospective participants are expected to meet the following criteria:
 

  • Possess an undergraduate degree
  • At least 5 years work experience in a civil society, or public sectors
  • English proficiency (as the course will be delivered in English)
  • Be from the SADC region.


 

  

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