Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa: AKU Graduate School of Media Communication partners with Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa: Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media Communication partners with John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University‘Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa’, is a partnership bringing together Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media Communication (AKU GSMC), the Aga Khan Foundation and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Speaking at the signing of an historic Memorandum of Understanding in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Monday, AKU GSMC Founding Dean Michael Meyer said the programme comes at a better time when the world is rapidly changing and in need of leaders to better lead their organizations.

“We are proud to bring to Nairobi an extraordinary opportunity for African executives to sharpen two of the most vital skills needed to better lead their organizations – and Africa itself – in our increasingly complex and rapidly changing world,” said Mr Meyer.

The agreement brings together two world class courses where the first focuses on executive education and training for officials from government, civil society, private sector and the media.

More at the source: http://www.nation.co.ke/news/AKU-to-launch-leadership-programme/1056-3805848-20nwmq/https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001228898/aga-khan-varsity-inks-deal-with-harvard-on-training

Harvard Kennedy School (https://www.hks.harvard.edu)

For the past seven decades the Harvard Kennedy School has strived to place itself at the vanguard of studying public policy and preparing its practitioners. Today the Kennedy School has evolved into one of the world’s most eminent social science research institutions – housing 15 research centers and institutes and more than thirty executive education and degree programs – with worldwide reach and influence. More than 46,000 Kennedy School alumni reside in more than 200 countries and territories and serve in a wide range of positions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (http://akumedia.aku.edu@AKU_GSMCfb.com/AKUGSMC)

Launched in 2015, the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) is the premier source of education and tailored training for journalists, communicators and media executives and entrepreneurs in East Africa and beyond. Guided by the principles of global excellence and local relevance, GSMC helps individuals to transform their careers and organizations to seize on opportunities and reap the benefits of innovation.

AKDN Publication: Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa (Download PDF)

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa is an exciting new suite of courses designed to equip you with the skills, mindset and communication expertise to better lead your organization – and Africa itself – in our increasingly complex and rapidly changing world.

Hosted by the AKU-GSMC in Kenya, this unique offering brings together two world-class programs: Adaptive Leadership for Africa: Chaos, Complexity and Courage delivered by HKS Executive Education; and The Voice of Leadership: Inspiration, Influence and Impact delivered by the AKU GSMC.

 

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