OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE
A good number of academic leaders find themselves in leadership positions without sufficient preparation for the challenges that face both the institutions and the human resource of those institutions, as well as the specific challenges of the positions they occupy.
Having adequate knowledge about why transformation should be a particular concern of the African university as well as what academic leaders should do to ensure the much-needed transformation in Africa’s higher education system are all vital.
By registering for this course, students will
Target group: Participation is open to all stakeholders who are involved in Higher and Tertiary education regardless of their area of specialization, including but not limited to:
Course holder: Prof. Emmanuel A. Ngara – BA (Hon), MPhil, PhD (London) is a Leadership Author & Training Specialist. A scholar and leadership expert who has served as a diplomat, Chief Executive Officer of the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE),Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Fort Hare and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at several universities, including the University of Zimbabwe, the University of Fort Hare, the University of Natal and the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
He has produced numerous publications in the areas of African literature, education, applied linguistics and leadership.
Course and registration details
Time: 3 pm (ASAT); 1 pm GMT.
Duration: 4th October to 20th December 2023.
Tuition fee: $80
You can also make payment directly here so as to be granted access to the course webinar details and materials.
NB: Certificates will be awarded at the end of the course webinar.
|Leadership In University Transformation|
|Date: 4th October to 20th December 2023.||Topic|
|Week 1: 4th October||Transformation as an Imperative for the African University|
|Week 2 :11th||Desirable Characteristics of an African Graduate|
|Week 3 : 18th||Transforming Teaching, Learning & Curriculum Content Developmental Approach to Teaching & Learning : Developing a Curriculum that Reflects an Africa-Centered Consciousness|
|Week 4: 25th||Student Presentations on Module 3.|
|Week 5: 15th November||Research & Innovation|
|Week 6: 16th||Research & Innovation Structures|
|Week 7: 22nd||Transforming Culture, Leadership & Management|
|Week 8 : 23rd||Transforming Culture, Leadership & Management | Developing a Strategic Plan: Developing an Operational Plan|
|Week 9: 29th||Guidance on Project Writing|
|Week 6th and 13th December||Project Writing and Individual Consultation.|
|Week 12: 20th||Submission of Projects|
Please note that this is a recurring certificate course, hence, the fourth cohort will be communicated after the third cohort ends in December 2023.
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