Program Details

We offer specially designed courses which are both challenging and interactive. All students take Leadership and Organizational Change. The course explores the dynamic environment modern-day leaders must navigate and the role of transformational leadershi
Location:
Panama, Panama
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Global Leadership Program, Panama is a comprehensive four-week program that includes: university courses, cultural activities, and community service. The program is open to university students from around the world. We are happy to host this program with the University of Monterrey (UDEM) and its Leadership and Challenge Center (CLDL).

We offer specially designed courses which are both challenging and interactive. All students take Leadership and Organizational Change. The course explores the dynamic environment modern-day leaders must navigate and the role of transformational leadership. The course will train students to apply the theories and tactics of transformational leadership to successfully achieve a change project in whatever organization, business, or community project he/she is involved in. The course is complemented by experiential activities and guest speakers. Students also select (1) elective from the following choices: ~Social Entrepreneurship ~Politics of Developing Areas All courses are upper-division, taught in English, and fully accredited. Transcripts are issued by the University of Monterrey (UDEM). Each course is worth 3 US/6 ECTS semester credits which can be transferred upon approval from the student's home university.

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Setting Description:
The classes are complemented by afternoon tours, speakers, and site visits. Field trips include the Panama Canal, City of Knowledge, and United Nations Information Centre. During a Saturday trip, students traveled to the Panamanian rainforest to visit the Embera indigenous community. Students met with the community leader who shared how leadership is exercised in this community, the role that must be met, what the community expects of a leader and leadership as practiced in this indigenous community. This experience helped to sensitize GLP participants on the reality experienced by indigenous communities not only in Panama but in the world and learn how leadership is exercised within a community. In order to better understand the socioeconomic issues that face members of the community, students also participate in a community service activity. The 2010 community service project allowed students to apply their leadership knowledge by creating a training workshop for volunteers of "Movi
Cost:
The price of the program is 4,650 USD. This price includes: tuition, housing, fieldtrips, workshops, community service projects, and cultural activities. A non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program. Payment plans can be arranged. The price of the program does not include airfare. You may consult the following student travel agency for your travel needs.

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