Management and Leadership Development in Food Security

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This short course accelerates the development of leadership and decision-making skills of managers, mid-career professionals and SME entrepreneurs within a Food Security context.

Management and Leadership Development in Food Security

This short course accelerates the development of leadership and decision-making skills of managers, mid-career professionals and SME entrepreneurs within a Food Security context.

The entire course duration is six months, full-time.

  • Face-to-face workshops are offered in Buren, the Netherlands, at BSN’s main campus for approximately three weeks upon commencement of the course.
  • Mandatory workshop attendance will be required.
  • Besides open sets, the course can be delivered In-company.
  • The course will be facilitated by international trainers, Senior and Certified Action Learning Coaches. Each faculty member is an expert in their respective field(s) and their combined knowledge ensures the most productive study environment possible.

Management and Leadership Development in Food Security
Programme Structure

International Conference (Workshop Topics)Organisational Analysis, Action Learning Literature Review and Research Methodology
Total study time6 months
3 weeks5 months*

Note: A maximum of six months is available for the completion of the course.
*This five month period will be completed via distance learning.

Management and Leadership Development in Food Security
Development of leadership and management skills within a Food Security context. Being able to analyse your organisation, undertake an Action Learning Literature Review and implement the Food Security theory to the benefit of your own organisation and community.

Profile

  • Managers and entrepreneurs who want to develop themselves and their company/ institution
  • Be in a management or supervisory position
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma
  • Have a minimum of two years appropriate and relevant post graduate work experience

For non-English speakers a TOEFL or IELTS language test is required. The minimum pass mark for TOEFL is 550 (paper); 213 (computer) or 80 (internet) and IELTS 6.0. Exemptions can be considered should your mother tongue be English and you have successfully completed your degree in English.

Applicants without a Bachelor’s degree can be accepted when they have at least six to seven years working experience at Bachelor’s level.

Qualification
Diploma

Field of study
Leadership, commerce, management, entrepreneurship

Application

Start date
19 September 2016

The deadline for application is 31 March 2016.

Apply today!
Apply today by leaving your details on the information form.

Investment Open Sets, per participant
EUR  7.950,-

– Study materials and local transfers EUR  6.950,-
– Subsistence costs and accommodation EUR  1.000,-
– Excludes: Flights, Visa and Travel Insurance

Scholarship

Funding Opportunities 2017: Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP)
The Management and Leadership Development in Food Security is a NFP-approved short course and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the budget for development cooperation. The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals.

If participants apply for the NFP scholarship, and are eligible and accepted for this short course, the investment will be fully covered by this scholarship programme.

Further information is available through Nuffic.

‘I look forward to expanding my horizon and getting equipped with adaptable practical solutions to food security issues in my country.’

Ngozika Peters

MBA Student, Majoring in Food Security, Nigeria

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