A Postgraduate Course on Leadership for Sustainability will be held from 15–22 October 2013 at UNU Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
This pioneering course, developed under the framework of the University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research (UN-CECAR, a collaborative initiative of more than 20 leading universities across Asia), aims to educate and develop leaders with the ability to understand sustainability and sustainability leadership; align business, government and civil society actions with sustainability principles; make informed choices on organizational and leadership models and strategies to realize sustainability; and relate emotional intelligence with effective sustainability leadership.
This postgraduate course is being organized by UNU-ISP, which serves as the UN-CECAR secretariat.
The course will cover sustainable development goals, basic concepts of leadership, trends and insights on leadership, organizational psychology, leadership and business leadership, and sustainability. It also will offer tailored negotiation skills exercises.
Students who successfully complete the course receive a certificate of completion and a transcript from UNU-ISP.
The course will comprise three 2-hour sessions each day. Students will work closely with faculty members (UN-CECAR scholars and practitioners, UN agency staff and UNU-ISP academic staff).
For more information, including application requirements and tuition fee, please see the Course on Leadership for Sustainability page on this website.