ALC Organizes Training Course on Leadership and Society


The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is inviting applications from scholars and practitioners working in Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) to attend a 10-day course on Leadership and Society. The training which is in partnership with King’s College London, and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is scheduled to hold from August 19 to 29, 2014 at the Nicol Hotel, Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.

ALC believes that different leadership contexts pose a myriad of challenges in Africa. Challenges in relation to culture, governance and human (personal) security affect society in general are expected issues to be tackled at the training. The training will also cover topics on personal empowerment and effective communication to shape leaders and impact on their effectiveness.

Interested applicants must 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.  Applicants without a Bachelor’s Degree will not be considered eligible. Applications from candidates working in the civil society sector  but not restricted to non-governmental organizations in Southern Africa will receive priority consideration. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. Application closes on July 25, 2014.

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