While critically reviewing the current trends and frameworks around leadership and people management, this executive short course aims to give you the opportunity to ascertain what kind of leader you are.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify your own leadership style
  • Adopt best practices for participative decision-making
  • Manage and lead people according to the essential principles of diversity, inclusión and care.


Thematic stucture of the course

  • Sectorial leadership
  • Leadership in organisations
  • The leader
  • Governance & decision-making
  • Person and team management


Download the ‘Course at a glance’ PDF here.

  • Professionals in the humanitarian, development or social sector looking to develop their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences.
  • Professionals from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change.
  • Graduate students with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector.

Admission requirements:

  1. a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  2. at least three years of relevant professional experience;
  3. excellent command of English;
  4. motivation working in the humanitarian sector.


Documents required:

  • CV (Résumé)
  • Scanned copy of passport
  • A passport photo (.jpg format).


More information about the admission process is available on our application page.



  • Humane Leadership and People ManagementDates January 2022
  • Humane Leadership and People ManagementDuration two weeks
  • Humane Leadership and People ManagementLocation Online
  • Humane Leadership and People ManagementLanguage English
  • Humane Leadership and People ManagementCREDITS 2 ECTS
  • Fee CHF 1,500
  • Application Deadline 2 weeks before the start of the course