Masters Programs in Leadership

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Designed for individuals who want to become experts in management and communication processes in public or private organizations, Master in Leadership programs focus on essential skills and knowledge with a balance of practical and theoretical training. Leadership is a diverse field offering a range of possible specializations in every sector of the international or local community. Some possible areas of concentration for Master in Leadership candidates include Management and Education, Executive Leadership, Innovative Leadership, Organizational Psychology, Science and Innovation, Missional Leadership, Manufacturing Leadership, Leadership for Engineering, Hospitality Leadership, Environment Management and much more.

Offered in countries all over the world, in Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the USA, students planning to enroll in a Master of Leadership program have a number of highly qualified institutions to choose from. Each institution will vary slightly in their prerequisites for admission and aspects of the program, but most will require a Bachelors degree and proficiency in the language of instruction.

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Master in Leadership and Management

Avondale College of Higher Education
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 months March 2018 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

The challenge of leadership and management in various types of organisations has become more demanding and complex. Adapting to rapidly changing business environments calls for a more sophisticated set of skills and abilities from leaders and managers. [+]

Masters in Leadership. The challenge of leadership and management in various types of organisations has become more demanding and complex. Adapting to rapidly changing business environments calls for a more sophisticated set of skills and abilities from leaders and managers. Church-related, not-for-profit organisations and other organisations require effective leadership informed by the social sciences and a developing body of knowledge concerning management, leadership and organisations. A Master of Leadership and Management focuses on providing advanced training in management theory and practice, emphasising the ethical, moral and spiritual dimensions of leadership and management. Duration One-and-a-half years full-time or the equivalent part-time. Part-time students typically progress at the rate of three or four units per year. Credit points Twelve units totalling 72 credit points Mode of delivery A blended learning approach, utilising the online learning platform Moodle, is adopted for the delivery of most of the units, comprising off-campus learning components and a residential session at Avondale College of Higher Education (Lake Macquarie Campus), or other designated centre, in July each year. The residential session provides opportunity for students to be involved in significant student-lecturer and student-student interaction. Lecturers and the course coordinator are available to communicate with students by phone or email. Title Master of Leadership and Management Abbreviation: MLM Accreditation The course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and may be offered to Australian students or international students (CRICOS Number 062227A). International students are subject to regulations outlined in the ESOS National Code (2007). Entry... [-]

Post Graduate Diploma / Master of Arts in Leadership and Advocacy in the Early Years

Institute of Technology Sligo
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years September 2018 Ireland Sligo

Ireland’s early years sector has a dynamic, exciting and challenging future. It needs effective and confident leaders across the fields of practice, policy, advocacy, regulation, education and professional development. [+]

Ireland’s early years sector has a dynamic, exciting and challenging future. It needs effective and confident leaders across the fields of practice, policy, advocacy, regulation, education and professional development. Do you have what it takes to be one of those leaders? Do you want to develop your leadership and advocacy skills and capabilities in ways that reflect and build the capacity of the early years sector? Do you want to be part of a community of practice that will influence and lead the early years sector into the future? If the answer to these questions is yes and you have a 2.2 BA Honours in ECCE or cognate discipline and will have at least two years experience working in the early years sector or a related field completed at the end of the post graduate programme, then the Institute of Technology Sligo has the Level 9 programme that will help you to fulfil these ambitions. Develop key skills Through this programme you will develop key skills to help you build your own leadership and advocacy capacity; to shape and influence the key organisations and agencies in the early years sector and to effectively bring about real change. On completion of this programme you will be able to: document, recognise and reflect on your existing bank of knowledge, skills and experience critically assess and apply central theories of leadership and management from within and outside the sector, in an international context engage in effective professional advocacy communication, networking, use of social... [-]

Master in Leadership and Change

Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute of Executive Capabilities
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

The Master in Leadership and Change provides an answer to one of the most pressing challenges in modern organizations: How to handle processes of change competently. The students will acquire this essential ability by exploring the most important conceptual aspects in a scientifically grounded and practically oriented course. [+]

Masters in Leadership. Master in Leadership and Change The Master in Leadership and Change provides an answer to one of the most pressing challenges in modern organizations: how to handle processes of change competently. The students will acquire this essential ability by exploring the most important conceptual aspects in a scientifically grounded and practically oriented course. The course is intended for two groups of students: Executives on all levels who are confronted with managing transformation and change processes in their organizations; Internal and external experts who are asked to contribute to developing transformation and change processes in organizations Study Concept The dynamic changes and developments in business and society at large are forcing companies and other organizations to keep transforming and adjusting in what has become a permanent process of change. Managers need to recognize these needs for change and respond effectively to them with their teams by their side. In order to accomplish these essential changes, executives need meaningful competences in five distinct areas: Recognizing developments in the market Developing organizations Developing teams Developing individuals Shaping leadership mindsets and practices The Master in Leadership and Change provides a practice-oriented course design to match these challenges: The students will develop their knowledge and abilities with a combination of scientific rigour and systematic commitment to practical relevance. The Project Competence Studies concept has long proven its effectiveness and is enriched further by the innovative methods used by the IEC. While pursuing their studies to develop the competences they need for their... [-]

Master in Women Directors Leadership Summit

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness. [+]

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness. Several key research reports have cited the impact of competent solid women at board level: Catalyst, a research group focused on women’s advancement to senior leadership, found that Fortune 500 companies with more women directors, on average, outperformed those with fewer women board members on a broad range of financial indicators. In addition, Catalyst has found a strong correlation between the number of women on boards and in the C-Suite and ROI (Return on Investment) and ROE (Return on Equity) of company returns. The Credit Suisse Research Institute recently reported that net income growth over the past six years averaged 14% for companies with women directors compared to 10% for those with no female board members. Global Research findings show that there are several key consequences of gender-based heterogeneity for boardroom work, board governance, and group dynamics. These are: Enhanced dialogue Better decision making, including the value of dissent More effective risk mitigation and crisis management Higher quality monitoring of and guidance to management Positive changes to the boardroom environment and culture More orderly and systematic board work Positive changes in the behavior of men This program for top level women will equip them with the solid skills and safe network to enable their ability to overcome key impediments in their professional spheres. The... [-]

Mastery In Leadership Coaching And Leadership

OBS Business School - Latinoamérica
Campus Part time 10 months July 2018 Mexico Mexico City Ecuador Quito Colombia Bogotá + 4 more

Coaching is a technique that brings us closer to achieving goals, allowing us to develop ourselves personally and professionally. It is a competition that helps us to think differently, to improve the communications we maintain and to deepen ourselves. [+]

Masters in Leadership. Coaching and Leadership Techniques for Managers Presentation of the Master in Management Coaching and OBS Leadership Coaching is a technique that brings us closer to achieving goals, allowing us to develop ourselves personally and professionally. It is a competition that helps us to think differently, to improve the communications we maintain and to deepen ourselves. This tool is of great value to the Business management, As well as for the Personal development In relation to the achievement of both personal and professional goals. The purpose of this program is to provide a quality response to the training needs of those Professionals who wish to train to practice coaches In the future or of people who wish to incorporate the benefits of coaching in their management of people and in the achievement of their goals. For this we make a comprehensive approach considering both the personal development competency part, the development of emotional intelligence, the skills and abilities of executive and personal coaching, as well as team coaching. Our training, in addition to the tools for your personal development and the improvement of your equipment, guarantees you an alignment with the International Coach Federation (ICF) And a personalized accompaniment towards the possible obtaining of your accreditation like coach. Certification of Skills Competencies Directives and Leadership Throughout the program will be developed this certification in four weekends (50 hours), in the months of July, October, December 2017 and March 2018. OBS will recognize the professional competences developed in this... [-]

Master's Strategic And Corporate Governance

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Chelyabinsk

The purpose of the program - training of highly qualified personnel able to effectively put into practice modern scientific achievements in the field of economics and management, and solve strategic problems, both at the level of the executive management and the board of directors level. [+]

38.04.02 direction "Management" Master's program "Strategic and Corporate Management" The purpose of the program - Training of highly qualified personnel able to effectively put into practice modern scientific achievements in the field of economics and management, and solve strategic problems, both at the level of the executive management and the board of directors level. The high demand Professionals in the field of strategic management and corporate governance on a global scale at the moment due to the following factors: Labor market shortages of qualified managers in strategic and corporate governance, able to solve the task of forming a reasonable development strategy and / or the organization, taking into account principles of corporate governance. Convergence and interpenetration of scientific and practical knowledge. Complexity of management processes in connection with scientific and technological progress, the emergence of new concepts and technologies of strategic and corporate governance. The master's program "Strategic and Corporate Management" includes two cycles of disciplines: general scientific and professional, each of which in turn is divided into a basic and a variable part. The structure of the curriculum Disciplines: General scientific basic Foreign language in professional activity History and Methodology variative Computer Technologies in Scientific Research professional basic Economic cybernetics Research Methods in Management variative corporate finances organization Theory An important role is given to the Master's program practices and research workWhereby realized working out multidisciplinary skillsObtained Masters. Final control means act state examination and protection of final qualifying work (Master's thesis). The program is 120 ECTS credits, full... [-]

Masters in Business Management and Leadership

Sevanan Business School
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Masters In Business Management and Leadership are designed to provide, focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work related emphasis. [+]

Masters in Leadership. Masters in Business Management and Leadership Qualification’s objective Masters In Business Management and Leadership are designed to provide, focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work related emphasis. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector. They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course. On successful completion of these qualifications, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area. Any other qualification which you must have completed before taking the qualification This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following: Masters in Business Management and Leadership or any Level 6 recognized Qualification accepted by LMQ education board. Or Overseas qualifications, has judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 6 qualification in the UK (or higher). Or 3 years of senior management work experience in the reputed organization . Any prior knowledge, skills or understanding which you are required to have before taking the qualification None (provided that you meet the entry criteria listed above). Specimen Subjects L/PD/7001 Strategic Leadership Practise L/PD/7002 Strategic Planning L/PD/7003 Managing Financial Principles and... [-]

Executive Master in Policy Leadership (EMPL)

Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
Online & Campus Combined Full time 16 months August 2018 USA Washington DC

The Executive Master in Policy Leadership (EMPL) equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively lead in today’s complex, dynamic policy environment. [+]

Transforming Leaders. Transforming Policy. The Executive Master in Policy Leadership (EMPL) equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively lead in today’s complex, dynamic policy environment. INTERDISCIPLINARY CURRICULUM

The EMPL is an interdisciplinary degree program that interweaves economics and political science with public policy and administration. Central to each course is an alignment with the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)* emphasizing strategic leadership, performance results, and coalition building.

DEVELOPED FOR THE WORKING PROFESSIONAL

Over the course of 16 months, students participate in ten hybrid courses each composed of a five-day, in-person experience integrated with two weeks of interactive online learning.... [-]


M.Des. in Strategic Design & Brand Leadership

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 India Bangalore

The Postgraduate Program in Strategic Design and Brand Leadership fosters a Design and Strategic Leader with agile professional abilities, who is meaningfully resourceful and process oriented in the field of design strategy and brand leadership. This program combines the framework of design thinking with branding and leadership skills into a design strategy methodology. [+]

Masters in Leadership. M.Des. in Strategic Design & Brand Leadership The Postgraduate Program in Strategic Design and Brand Leadership fosters a Design and Strategic Leader with agile professional abilities, who is meaningfully resourceful and process oriented in the field of design strategy and brand leadership. This program combines the framework of design thinking with branding and leadership skills into a design strategy methodology. The key differentiating-factor in Postgraduate level design strategy program is its leadership building academic component. The course aims to develop leadership capacity by increasing your own understanding of the domain of Design and to close the gap between this understanding and meaningful action. This academic approach makes you a change agent for future challenges in design across cultures and borders. This transformational learning and practice process will enable you to set clear directions for you to move forward in your career. If you enroll in this course with a background or keen interest in a specific domain such as art, design, media, business, economics, engineering, management, finance, you could move towards a focused development plan to augment your career by integrating design thinking and strategic design. This course will enable a graduate of any discipline to acquire, assimilate and practice their domain knowledge with added set of capabilities by applying design thinking and strategic branding to achieve leadership level in any marketing oriented industry, business or service. Disciplines The Postgraduate Program in Strategic Design and Brand Leadership professionals are fostered through design process in which the following... [-]

Mastery Of Positive Leadership

Universidad Tecmilenio
Campus Full time 1 year July 2018 Mexico Monterrey

It is the first Master of Positive Leadership in the world. [+]

Why this Master?

Choose Tecmilenio University

It is the first Master of Positive Leadership in the world. It has the support of our academic partners at the universities of Michigan, Pennsylvania, Complutense of Madrid, Harvard, Case Western Reserve, to mention a few. Our program brings together national and international experts with whom you will have the opportunity to work directly one weekend a month for a year.

Being part of the Tecmilenio University is better

It will allow you to create networks with the students of the masters and experts who will support your development, experience and professional relationships. You will also belong to the alumni network of the Positive Leadership Program, where you will collaborate in publications, newsletters and blogs that support research, knowledge and documentation of positive interventions in organizations, foundations and public companies, among others. What do I get? ... [-]

Master of Engineering Leadership in Advanced Materials Manufacturing

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Advanced Materials Manufacturing is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers who want to advance their careers in the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing sectors. [+]

Masters in Leadership. The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Advanced Materials Manufacturing is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers who want to advance their careers in the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing sectors. There is a growing need across multiple industries for technical experts in advanced materials manufacturing. This is a rapidly evolving field, and companies are challenged to find engineers who have the sector-relevant cross-disciplinary technical expertise to develop innovative solutions. Watch this video and learn more about this unique technical management program from our students and professors. Propel Your Career Forward This unique master’s degree program will: broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain; deepen your technical skill base through advanced simulation tools and case studies; provide a dynamic learning environment that includes both classroom learning and integrated hands-on training; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts at UBC’s high-tech facilities and multidisciplinary research centres; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. Eligibility Requirements You are eligible for this program if you meet the MEL admission requirements and you have: an undergraduate degree in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering or a related discipline; and one or more years of relevant work experience in high-tech manufacturing industries such as aerospace or automotive. As a graduate of this program, you will have the skills to take your career in the... [-]

MPhil in Leadership Coaching (CW)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in providing professional leadership coaching interventions. This will be done by developing the competences of contracting, assessing needs, constructing development plans, delivering individual and team coaching sessions and the evaluation of the impact of different coaching interventions through a number of modules. [+]

To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in providing professional leadership coaching interventions. This will be done by developing the competences of contracting, assessing needs, constructing development plans, delivering individual and team coaching sessions and the evaluation of the impact of different coaching interventions through a number of modules. Through a mini dissertation, the student will show evidence of scientific research and the ability to reflect on the holistic context of leadership coaching. The programme will provide a development experience to psychologists, psychometrists, human resource managers, and managers as well as other postgraduate students in becoming competent and professional leadership coaches in South Africa. Admission requirements A relevant postgraduate Diploma / Bachelor Honours degree where the focus was either on human behaviour or leadership/management, or a professional Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 120 credits at Level 7/8. Having passed a module in Research Methodology on Honours NQF Level 7/8 would be a strong recommendation. A student must have at least three years’ work experience in the relevant field. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of psychometric assessments, a research exercise and interviews. Duration of programme Full-time: One year minimum, two years maximum Part-time: Two years minimum, three years maximum Contact details Email: leadership@uj.ac.za [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in territorial analysis and management: planning, governance, and territorial leadership - 3rd Edition

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Tarragona

The objective of this interuniversity master's degree (Universidad de Granada and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) is to provide multidisciplinary training for professionals and researchers in all areas of territorial organisation, planning and management. [+]

Masters in Leadership. Overview The objective of this interuniversity master's degree (Universidad de Granada and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) is to provide multidisciplinary training for professionals and researchers in all areas of territorial organisation, planning and management. This allows students to achieve other aims which enable them to: Achieve skills and knowledge to exercise leadership to face regional challenges and promote sustainable development. Specializing in strategic planning (local development projects, urban planning and mobility), as well as the prospective analysis of scenarios. Training in GIS, digital mapping and spatial analysis techniques applied to fields such as landscape prospective planning, network analysis, geo-marketing, etc. Qualify for integration in public administration and private business. It also provides guidance on the preparation for future students to research Duration 60 ECTS - 1 year Teaching mode Blended Places 30 Timetable It is a blended programme. There are oline sessions and face-to-face sessions. The timetable for the face-to-face sessions are from Monday to Thursday (February-April) External practicals Optional but recommended for the professional track Course language Spanish Collaborating institutions Port of Tarragona, DOW Participating universities Universidad de Granada Universitat Rovira i Virgili Faculty Faculty of Tourism and Geography Linked to doctoral degree in Tourism and leisure Start and finish dates of teaching Classes start in October and finish in June (online period October-December, face-to-face period January to June). Exam sessions for the Final Master's Degree Project There is only one exam session, in June, for the Final Master's Degree Project, although students may request to... [-]

MA Management and Leadership

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus or Online Full time Part time March 2018 Netherlands Leiden China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 9 more

The MA in Management and Leadership curriculum exposes students to the tools of management and leadership and provides experience in decision-making situations [+]

The MA in Management and Leadership curriculum exposes students to the tools of management and leadership and provides experience in decision-making situations. Students acquire familiarity with the analytical techniques of management and develop the ability to apply these techniques in actual problem solving in a corporate, government, or non-profit environment. Extensive use is made of case analysis and practical applications. Teamwork is an essential part of each course, and students will learn to polish the presentation and communication skills needed to succeed in business today. The MA in Management and Leadership is an excellent study to help improve your emotional intelligence, communication skills, budgeting know-how, and leadership abilities. The program is taught at more than 50 U.S. campus locations in major cities and military bases, at international campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; Leiden, the Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; and online. Points of Distinction Walker School of Business & Technology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for MA programs in the Business and Management departments. Webster is the only Tier 1, private, non-profit U.S.-based university providing a network of international residential campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; Leiden, the Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; Thailand and China. Faculty who practice in the field allow you to take your class experience and apply it to real work situations. Fees Students in the Management & Leadership program will be charged a tuition fee of €2,325 per 3-credit course. The program consists of 12 courses in total. [-]

MPhil /MSc in Leadership

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Ghana Accra

The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. [+]

Masters in Leadership. MPhil /MSc in Leadership The Master Of Science Programme The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. The Programme was developed with inputs from leaders of global operations of a variety of public, private and non-profit / non-governmental organisations. The Programme is designed for those working in, or interested in working in organisations such as embassies, high commissions, international non-governmental organisations, corporations doing business in the global market, governments, public sector officials, and the security services. The purpose of the Master of Science in Leadership Programme is to produce exceptional leaders. This blended Master’s Degree Programme is one of its kind in the country and provides opportunities for adults to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes, which will equip them to perform creatively, ethically and effectively within their organisations. The programme also empowers those who want to learn in a way that creates value and brings about a constructive difference with their presence. The Programme has been designed flexibly without compromising on the academic rigour and at the same time, made to suit the busy schedules of participants. Participants are presented with online library and interaction with local and international faculties. Online streaming video lectures and outstanding communication between faculty and students bring to life the classroom situation, offering an educational experience that no text-based degree programme can match. To... [-]