[8th May 2014]

Leadership for Sustainability Course at the United Nations University

We wish to inform that the United Nations University (UNU) in Tokyo is inviting applicants for a postgraduate level course on Leadership for Sustainability (LS). The LS course runs from 14-28 October 2014 and is held at the United Nations University headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

The LS course aims to educate and develop leaders with the ability to understand sustainability and sustainability leadership, align business, government and civil society actions with sustainability principles, make informed choices of organizational and leadership models and strategies to realize sustainability and relate emotional intelligence with effective sustainability leadership. The course covers Sustainable Development Goals, basic concepts of leadership, trends and insights on leadership, organizational psychology, and leadership and business leadership and sustainability. It will also offer tailored exercises to enable participants to learn negotiation skills through experience and practice.

More information about the course is available at http://cecar.unu.edu/climate/courses/leadership-sustainability

Applications can be submitted online at http://cecar.unu.edu/apply

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:
* Course content and partnerships (Dr. Srikantha Herath, UNU-IAS, herath@unu.edu)
* Applications procedure and acceptance policies (Ms. Wilma James, UNU-IAS, james@unu.edu)

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