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11th edition - Lead & Influence with Impact #LIMPACT: A Virtual Learning Journey (Special SDGs Edition)
A “Leadership and Influencing Executive Certificate”: an in-depth opportunity to expand your capability to lead and influence and increase your impact to achieve your objectives
#LIMPACT is a journey to equip professionals with strategies to lead with impact in a rapidly changing context
The programme addresses the need for future-focused leadership by exposing you to new perspectives, knowledge and tools to grow your leadership skills and capability.
Why is this course important right now?
Our window of opportunity to achieve the 2030 Agenda is closing fast and there is an increased need for people who can mobilise and influence others towards achieving common goals. Your ability to collaborate and influence sets you, and those who work with you, apart. If you are a professional or leader from any sector and background who wants to make a positive impact, this course is for you.
During this 4-week course, composed of eight 90-minute virtual workshops and 4 practice labs, you will learn new practices that will motivate, focus and equip you and those around you to create shared Direction, Align people & resources and achieve high commitment.
This highly rated course has been running for 5 years face to face. As circumstances have changed, we have adapted this course into a fully virtual yet deeply collaborative learning experience meaning you can now participate from anywhere in the world! The most recent virtual edition was given an overall 5 out of 5 rating by participants.
After completing the course, previous virtual #LIMPACT participants experienced on average a 40% improvement on the course learning areas in influence capability and knowledge compared to pre-course measurements. You will emerge from this experience better equipped to help yourself and the people you work with get results and achieve meaningful impact.
What do we offer?
Our blended learning approach means that you will actively participate in expert-led virtual workshops twice a week and take advantage of both self-paced and social learning opportunities.
Sessions are participative, engaging and applied, leveraging expert insight with learning with and from a diverse group of talented peers. Action-learning design is used so you will directly apply practices and give and receive feedback from peers on your own and others’ leadership challenges. You will practice influence and leading, starting from where you are today and advancing tangibly throughout the learning journey.
What makes this course unique and impactful?
The virtual course is highly rated (5 out of 5) both overall and for its content. It is based on practices and researched-based frameworks adapted and curated from leading practitioners and leaders
You will receive a “Leadership and Influencing Executive Certificate” after the completion of the learning journey
Each participant will frame how their role makes them accountable for SDGs integration in their organizations and how they contribute to the SDG goals through their efforts
The Key Leadership Challenge (KLC) that runs throughout the course means you will straight away be able to apply what you learn to your work. The KLC anchors your learning in your work/life
The 4 Practice labs provide immediate and lasting impact. Past participants report productive progress during the course, not just ‘afterwards’
You will receive a fully personalised Influencing Style Assessment report that brings personal insight
Your peers will be diverse (nationality, culture, sector, seniority) bringing relevant and innovative views. They will become part of your network, and you will gain access to the GCSP’s global community of thousands of experts and practitioners
What participants have said about previous online editions
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is for you if you want to:
Improve your ability to build trust and influence diverse stakeholders when working on challenging issues
Adopt leadership practices that quickly create and sustain collective direction, alignment and commitment
Learn how to adapt your communication and leadership style to the context in order to have more influence and impact
Put everything you learn into practice immediately and get support from an international network of influential professionals
1'250 CHF 990 CHF
Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the increased importance of how leadership is practiced at this time, the Geneva Leadership Alliance is offering this course at the most accessible rates possible.
Special offers: Bring a friend: 690 CHF
(ensure your friend or colleague mentions your name in their online application)
GCSP career support initiative: 490 CHF
(upon provision of evidence that your professional status has been directly impacted due to the current situation and you are unable to perform your job)
*Alumni: GCSP Alumni qualify for a 20% discount on the standard rate of 990 CHF
**A limited number of scholarships may be granted on a case-by-case basis. You will have to complete a scholarship application.
With #LIMPACT I had a uniquely refreshing learning experience with great facilitation, learnt from highly cerebral and adept course mates and most of all, I was steered in a series of self reflections on my leadership journey which has led to positive shifts in my quest to lead and influence for greater impact.
Raheemat Momodu, Head of Human Security and Civil Society at ECOWAS- Economic Community of West African States (April 2021)
After a lot of research, I chose #LIMPACT because of its comprehensive program, its focus on authenticity and its very interactive and practical approach. I now feel equipped with excellent tools that I can immediately apply in both my personal and professional life. I highly recommend the course to all those looking to meaningfully progress in their leadership journey.
Celine Giuliani, UN Strategic Planning Team Leader, United Nations Secretariat (April 2021)