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.

For more details on the enrollment process visit this page.


Documents required:

  • CV (Résumé)
  • Scanned copy of passport

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

  • Leadership and People ManagementDates 21 September - 2 October, 2020
  • Leadership and People ManagementDuration Two weeks
  • Leadership and People ManagementLocation Online
  • Leadership and People ManagementLanguage English
  • Leadership and People ManagementCREDITS 2 ECTS
  • Fee CHF 1,500
  • Application Deadline 2 weeks before the start of the course