Introduction to the Summer School
The future is much closer than you think! Today you are a student, but tomorrow may be a successful entrepreneur, eminent scientist, or a world-known politician. But do you know what is common to all of them? In most cases these people are leaders. Leadership is the ability of an individual or a group of individuals to influence and guide followers or other members of an organization. Leadership anticipates decision making, creating and articulating a clear vision, establishing achievable goals, and providing followers with the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve intended targets. And did you know that leaders are made, not born? It is possible to learn to be a leader and this summer school is all about that!
Today the greatest opportunities as well as the greatest challenges are global, therefore, the demand for global leaders is increasing. But what does “global” really mean? Truly global leaders act as bridge builders, connectors of resources and talents across cultural and political boundaries — relentlessly dedicated to finding new ways of creating value. They don’t just think and act global, they are global.
The global mindset allows leaders to connect with individuals and organizations across boundaries. We will show you how to develop global leadership skills – problem solving, analytical skills, team building, etc.
This summer school will provide students with a unique experience: interactive lectures, workshops, presentations of good practices and field trips.
During all summer school practices students will be able to ask questions, discuss and compare the newly acquired knowledge to the situation in their home countries. Students will develop the ability to synthesize multiple perspectives on globalization and global leadership, strengthening their problem resolution and leadership skills. Participants will improve written, oral communication and presentation skills along with skills in debating, analysing, formulating and defending arguments as well as case study analysis.
Availability 14 August–25 August 2023
Entry requirements Students and professionals in any field seeking to identify future challenges that next generation leaders might face.
Tuition Fee EUR 700
Learning Outcomes RTU certificate, 6 ECTS
Accommodation Included upon request only/shared rooms
The programme includes workshops and lectures in:
In case any questions regarding registration and organisation issues occur, contact:
Mr Arturs Lusis
Head of Unit
Ms Natalja Muracova
Foreign Students Foundation and Short-Term Courses Unit