Positive Leadership

 

Course Information

December 5th – 7th, 2016 & June 7th – 9th, 2017, UPEACE Campus in Costa Rica

Want to find or work further with your ‘WHY’ and purpose? Want to better understand your personal talents and signature strengths? Want to reflect on your leadership style and be inspired? Come and join us at a unique place in a magical setting, the UPEACE Campus.  Experience connection, co-creation, learning and global networking with a great team facilitators and fellow-participants.

This seminar focuses on a human paradigm of leadership – the ability to connect with people you work with, to see how things look from their perspective, to engage and motivate them appealing to their strengths and passions. The vision of the leader today is that of the “positive” leader who is able to unleash the potential of each individual in the organization.

Positive Leadership professional development workshop at the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education in Costa Rica

Enrollment

To apply to this course, please fill out our online application (click here).

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will have:

  • Practiced strategies to cultivate appreciation, empathy and positivity.
  • Practiced the leadership tools of appreciative inquiry and the use of dialogue circles.
  • Identified major sources of work-life balance conflict that apply to you.
  • Applied conflict transformation theories in a role-play scenario.
  • Received feedback on your strengths, positivity ratio and resilience.
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Course Format

The course is designed to be a practical and hands-on workshop, allowing space for sharing and peer-to-peer learning.

Facilitators:

The course is led by Julia Delafield and Lars Kure Juul Nielsen.

Julia is the Director of the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education. She has dual master’s degrees from UPEACE and American University in Washington DC, in International Relations and Affairs and Natural Resources and Sustainable Development. Before joining the Centre, Julia spent three years working with a social enterprise dedicated to bringing volunteers and Spanish learners to Latin America. She also is a co-founder of a sustainable vanilla importing venture with her brothers, and has worked extensively with environmental NGOs in the international development field.

Lars is an International Trusted Advisor, HR Executive and Talent Management Expert working out of Copenhagen with a wide range of Leaders, International Organizations and Institutions across the globe. Lars’ educational background consists of a Masters of Law from University of Copenhagen and HR, Leadership & Talent Management from INSEAD and Harvard Business School.

This course also includes a half-day workshop session on restorative justice and the use of circles in conflict resolution with:
Miguel Tello – is the director of the Strachan Foundation, a family foundation in Costa Rica that supports education and health programs throughout Central America. In addition, he is a certified trainer for the International Institute for Restorative Practices.

Course Cost

$895 Corporate
Enroll with a colleague each will receive a 15% discount. Contact us for groups of 3 or more.
10% Discount Academics and NGO’s
Centre alumni receive a discount

All participants will be awarded a certificate from the United Nations-mandated University for Peace’s Centre for Executive Education upon completion of the course.

Have a question? Contact us at centre@upeace.org , or visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.

We invite you watch this useful and related TED talk video by Simon Sinek. It’s a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership starting with the question “Why?”. His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.

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