United Kingdom, Nottingham

The Transformational Leader and the Sustainable Development Goals

when 6 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 1100

This course, based in one of the most sustainable universities in the world, explores leadership and contemporary challenges through the lens of the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs).

On this course you will learn about global challenges relating to the sustainable development goals within industries such as food, energy and clothing.

You will learn about global challenges relating to the sustainable development goals within industries such as food, energy and clothing. There will be opportunities to focus on your own academic discipline as well as learn from others and to come up with your own sustainable solutions.

The innovative course programme includes debates and discussions, lectures, seminars, practical workshops and games. You will also participate in a unique global research project and produce a project piece to display your new-found expertise in leadership and sustainability.

Target group

To participate, you should have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies and have an interest in leadership and sustainability.

Course aim

By the end of this course you should have gained insight into what it takes to be a transformational leader in view of contemporary sustainability challenges. You will be aware of some ways in which different academic disciplines are tackling global issues, and the potential for multi-disciplinary collaboration to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.

Credits info

5 EC
10 UK credits / 5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 1100: 10% early-bird discount on the tuition fee is available to students who apply and pay by March 31 2020.
GBP 350: On-campus accommodation for two-weeks in a single room with ensuite facilities and shared kitchen and living space (price to be confirmed). For off-campus accommodation (10 minute walk) the price is £290 for two-weeks - as above rooms are single, ensuite with shared kitchen and living spaces. Both have 24 hour security.