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Leadership School in Uganda Leadership in practice for African and Danish leaders and managers

www.easj.dk

DEN EUROPÆISKE UNION

ErhvervsAkademi Sjælland

Den Europæiske Fond for Regionaludvikling

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Leadership in Practice Leadership in Practice is our brand new module of our Leadership School for African and Danish leaders/ managers, who already have or plan to have close international businesses collaboration. You will gain insight into some of the characteristics of East Africa and European leadership/management cultures and a deeper understanding of the possibilities and challenges which intercultural interaction at a business-to-business level may bring. During the course you will also form networks and learn about new leadership related concepts together with other East African and Danish leaders/managers and thereby strengthen the possibilities of cooperation. Leadership in Practice is the first of a total of 6 modules of the Academic Professional Degree (AP Degree) in Leadership and Management. You can read more about the full education on the website www.easj.dk. Benefits: • You gain insight in your own style of leadership and communication and how you can develop your leadership competences in a goal-oriented way. • You are presented with a number of tools for good leadership communication with Danish and East African collaborators. • You are trained in the role as facilitator to conduct effective meetings, both face-to-face and online. • You meet other Danish and African leaders/managers and get the possibility to establish new business relationships. • You get an insight into international business culture through a 5-day course in Uganda. educational requirements for admission: For admission to Leadership in Practice the following qualifications are required: Educational qualifications as for the Ordinary Higher Education Programmes supplemented with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience as a manager and/or leader. The work experience required must be documented by the applicant when submitting the application for admission. Relevant vocational qualifications may also qualify for admission in combination with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience. You must speak and write English corresponding to an IELTS academic score of 6.0+. Structure of the course: Leadership in Practice is a blended-learning course consisting of face-to-face and seven online seminars. The course is structured to allow you to carry out your studies along with your job. The course is a part-time study, conducted in the period from 8th October to 17th December 2013. It covers the first of a total of 6 modules of the AP Leadership and Management Programme. The model below shows the structure of the first course module:

5-DAY COURSE

Meeting in person in Uganda for African and Danish leaders 8th October – 12th October 2013

ONLINE

SUBMISSION OF

SEMINARS

BUSINESS CASE

22nd October – 17th December 2013

2nd December 2013

Networking and sparring in study groups Virtual group assignments

EXAM

16th and 17th December 2013


Leadership in Practice starts with a 5-day course in Uganda. The programme for the first 5 days of course is as follows:

Tuesday 8th October 2013, 3 - 8 pm Theme: Culture and communication

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Welcome and introduction: Aim/purpose – presentation and match of expectations Practical information, type of exam What is good communication for a leader in Uganda/Denmark? Cultural dimensions

Wednesday 9th October 2013, 3 - 8 pm Theme: Leader roles and leadership styles

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How to hold good, effective meetings across different cultures? Introduction to the good meeting We go exploring… Different roles and leadership styles

Thursday 10th October 2013, 3 – 8 pm Theme: Cooperation in teams

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Development of teams and cultural challenges in teams Different roles in the team Knowledge sharing Effective teams

Friday 11th October 2013, 3 - 8 pm Theme: Your personal leadership and introduction to the exam case

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Analysis of your personal leadership style Your own learning style Business case How to structure a report Dinner and networking

Saturday 12th October 2013, 9 am – 4 pm Theme: Networking and introduction to the e-learning

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Summary Introduction to the digital platform Challenges of virtual meetings/learning Home assignments

After the course in Uganda the Leadership in Practice continues as seven online seminars, also known as webinars. Here you will be presented with different presentations by lecturers but with active involvement of the participants. The course is a combination of virtual educational sequences and mutual discussions with a focus on the participants’ own practice. The participants will enter into virtual study groups, the purpose of which is to contribute and share knowledge about different leadership challenges and dilemmas from their own practice. We use an effective e-learning system which supports both written and visual communication between the lecturer and the participants. All education and materials used are in English language. It is expected that the participants themselves have computers with a good internet connection. Dates for webinars: 22nd October 2013, 3 – 6 pm* 25th October 2013, 3 – 6 pm*

30th October 2013, 3 – 6 pm* 7th November 2013, 3 – 6 pm* 13th November 2013, 3 - 6 pm*

21th November 2013, 3 – 6 pm* 27th November 2013, 3 – 6 pm* * Uganda time


Information Dates: The education is a part-time study in the period from 8th October to 17th December 2013. Location of the education: Address: Cassia Lodge Plot 15, Buziga Hill Kampala, Uganda www.cassialodge.com Price for the education USD 1250 The price includes course materials, books, exam, access to a Learning Content Management System, network arrangement and catering during the course. PLEASE NOTE: Hotel and catering before and after the course is not included in the price. Hotel accommodation at Cassia Lodge: 110 USD per night is recommended. In case another accommodation is desired, this must be arranged on your own.

Registration and application deadline: Deadline for registration is 16th September 2013 If you wish to know more about our educational courses, you are very welcome to contact project coordinator and lecturer Helene Buch Brøndel, hbb@khs.dk or Titus Kasujja, CEO, Study International, titus@studyinternational.dk. You may also read more about the course module Leadership in Practice on www.easj.dk as well as the full AP Leadership and Management education. Registration is made by contacting our local educational consultant in Uganda: Study International Agency Ltd. Hotel Equatorial Mall Level 3 Suite 340 Plot 37/39 William Street P.O Box 35783 Kampala, Uganda Office: +256 414 599 495 Mobile phone: +256 775 563 484 Mail: info@studyinternational.dk  www.studyinternational.dk PLEASE NOTE: Registration is binding when the application deadline is over. Cancellation must be made in writing to Study International Agency. The money is not refunded after the start of the course. We reserve the right to cancel the course in case of too few registrations and a refund of the full amount will be made.

Zealand Institute of Business and Technology Zealand Institute of Business and Technology (ZIBAT) is an educational institution which offers further education and higher education as well as business www.easj.dk cooperation and development projects for both Danish and international companies. ZIBAT has both full-time and part-time educations. ZIBAT offers 26 full-time educations (business academy and profession bachelor educations) and a number of part-time educations (academy and diploma educations). Read more on: www.easj.dk / www.zibat.dk Zealand Business Development Centre Zealand Business Development Centre (ZBDC) is one of the five regional business development agencies in Denmark. ZBDC helps businesses create growth through mapping of growth potential and direct sparring. Moreover ZBDC runs a number of business directed projects, including the Zealand Africa programme which is market linking Danish and East African companies. Read more on: www.vhsj.dk Køge Business College Køge Business College is a major regional educational institution. In close cooperation with businesses Køge Business College offers further and higher educations, e.g. Academy educations and Diploma in Leadership Programmes in close collaboration with Zealand Institute of Business and Technology. The focus of Køge Business College is to develop innovative methods, strategic partnerships with the business sector and the educational sector, as well as development of tools to secure that efficiency and quality go hand in hand – also in the future. Read more on: www.khs.dk

DEN EUROPÆISKE UNION

Sjælland

Den Europæiske Fond for Regionaludvikling

Vi investerer i din fremtid

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ErhvervsAkademi


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