Global Leadership Program in Czech Republic
Deadline: June 30, 2015 | Views: 54
Location: Prague, Czech Republic.
Type: Partially Funded.
Open to: any youth from around the world.
The Prague Global Leadership Program (GLP) is a 4-week comprehensive academic leadership program that includes: university courses, cultural activities, and community service. You will receive an introduction to leadership during F2701: Philosophies of Leadership course. You may also choose one elective from the following courses:
- Creativity and Design for Social Entrepreneurs
- Human Rights
- Global Business
All courses are upper-division, are taught in English and are fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Eastern Europe. Each course is worth 3 US/6 ECTS (European system) semester credits for a total of 6 US/12 ECTS credits. Credits can be transferred upon approval from your home university.
Students live in dorms located in the city center that are a short walk to school. Rooms are double occupancy and share a bathroom and hallway with a small refrigerator. The dorm has a TV lounge and kitchen.
All meals are included during the team-building and community service retreat. For your remaining meals, you are free to cook in the dorm or eat out with friends.
Prague has an excellent, inexpensive and reliable public transportation system. Students take a 15-minute ride to Charles University. You can purchase a one-month travel pass entitling you to unlimited travel on Prague’s buses, trams and metro for approximately US $25 at orientation.
Expose yourself to a new culture by taking part in our weekly cultural activities, including visits to the Museum of Communism, Radio Free Europe and the renowned Czech cinema.
Visit the Czech countryside for a team building retreat. Later in the program, you will bear witness to one of history’s greatest tragedies Terezin, the site of a former concentration camp during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia.
Work with members of the Czech community on service projects. These activities are not only rewarding, but allow you to put theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom to practical use. SpeakersReceive first-hand advice and invaluable insights from leaders in business, politics, education and the public sector.
Learn a host of practical skills, including public speaking techniques, how to write business plans, and, most importantly, how to create and implement a project in your home community.
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