Call for Participation: Leadership Development Workshop (LEDEV)

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Call for Participation: Leadership Development Workshop (LEDEV)

The Association of African Universities (AAU) runs the Leadership Development Workshop (LEDEV) series to enhance the leadership skills of university leaders, particularly in the promotion of innovation and the management of change. This is achieved through intensive participant interaction over carefully selected case and other material, and lead lectures, in a process facilitated by eminent Resource Persons. The next LEDEV workshop is scheduled for Gaborone, Botswana from 10-14 August 2015 .

Themes selected for this workshop include:

•    University Advancement and Resource Mobilisation
•    Institutional Culture, Gender and Change
•    Governance of Research
•    Leadership and Governance
•    Quality Assurance
•    Strategic Planning in African Universities
•    ICT and Research and Education Networking
•    Fostering University-Industry Linkages

To ensure effective interaction and exchange, the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 40, selected on the principle of “first come, first served”. Please fill theonline application form. While participation is open to all involved in higher education leadership, preference will be given to persons holding the positions listed below, in universities and equivalent institutions:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Deputy Rector/Vice-President
Chairman of Council/Senate

New Vice-Chancellors, Rectors and Presidents, will find this workshop particularly helpful.

Please indicate on your application form the topics you would like emphasised in the finalisation of the curriculum.

Registration Fees
A Registration fee of US$700.00 is payable on registration. This covers workshop material, snacks, lunch, etc. For applicants who register before June 26, 2015 will receive a discount of US$50.

NB: All other expenses – travel, accommodation, subsistence, etc. – are to be borne by participants.

Please complete the online Registration Form
If you have any questions please e-mail: and copy


Account 1
ACCOUNT NAME:              Association of African Universities
BANK NAME:                       Standard Chartered Bank
High Street Branch, Accra-Ghana
ACCOUNT NUMBER:    8700202448801

CORRESPONDENT BANK:    Standard Chartered Bank
New York
ABA No.    026002561

Account 2
ACCOUNT NAME:              Association of African Universities
BANK NAME:                                       Zenith Bank Ghana Ltd
Premier Towers; Accra-Ghana
ACCOUNT NUMBER:    4050121131

INTERMEDIARY BANK:    Citibank New York
IBAN/FEDWIRE :    FW021000089

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