Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Accountability
This programme is designed to equip learners with knowledge, skills and attitude to understand the environment in which their organisations operate; and align good strategic decision-making to maintain their organisational effectiveness and high performance. It seeks to build learners’ capacity to apply theory to everyday situations and develop the knowledge, skills and awareness to empower others to make effective contributions to the leadership and management of their organisations and communities, and be able to critically evaluate contemporary issues in leadership and accountability.
Leadership and Accountability Career Projections:
Graduates of this program can pursue diverse and rewarding career paths, including but not limited to:
Program's Inspirational Focus
This program is a transformative educational odyssey, underpinned by a commitment to developing leaders who not only comprehend their organizational landscapes but also possess the acumen to navigate complex ethical and professional challenges. Our vision is to empower learners to infuse theory into daily practice, thereby inspiring others to make impactful contributions to leadership and management, both within their organizations and communities. Graduates of this program are poised to critically assess and address contemporary issues in leadership and accountability.
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This program is meticulously designed to empower learners with a profound understanding of leadership accountability, fostering a transformative educational journey that equips individuals with knowledge, skills, and the right attitude. Upon completion of this program, learners will have honed the following competencies:
Programme Learning Outcomes
By the end of this programme, the student will be able to:
Total credit hours and course units required for graduation
Total credit hours and course units required for graduation The programme shall be offered in 8 semesters. The minimum total courses for the programme are 48. The minimum total course credit hours required for graduation is 144 hours.
A candidate must satisfy the general University admission criteria for undergraduate programmes.
Regulations on credit accumulation, including possible pathways, shall be in line with the provisions of Universities Regulations, Universities Standards and Guidelines, and general national trends.
A candidate may be allowed to transfer credits from part or all of the coursework requirements if the senate is satisfied that the candidate has completed and passed the prescribed courses(s) at the undergraduate level from accredited institutions and programs recognized by the senate. Any course considered for credit transfer must have been completed at an equivalent level and in an equivalent institution, with a minimum grade of 50%.
Guidelines For Transfer Of Credit/ Exemptions
A candidate may be exempted from degree level courses if the Senate is satisfied that the candidate has completed a similar course at the Diploma level from a recognized institution. The general rules governing credit transfers and exemptions will apply. In addition, the following rules apply:
Student Assessment at programme level
The course will be assessed through:
The projects will be assessed through e- portfolios. Students will present their work to an evaluation panel. All students’ work will be checked for plagiarism. The students should be logged in with the university provided login details in order to carry out any task.
|FIRST SEMESTER||SECOND SEMESTER|
|Leadership and Accountability Fundamentals||Accountability and Accountability Systems|
|Organizational Design and Change Management||Ethical Leadership Development|
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving||Team Building Engagement and Empowerment|
|Leadership and Communication||Team Building Engagement and Empowerment|
|Strategic Leadership||Public Policy Analysis for Leaders|
|Research for Leaders||Financial Management for Leaders|
|Corporate Governance||Diversity and Gender in Leadership|
|Leadership in Conflict and Risk Management||Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Development|
|Design Thinking & Innovation||Capstone Project|