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The University of Buffalo, USA, invites postgraduate students to apply for the Global Collaboration and Leadership programme from July 2024 to April 2025. The programme  is micro-credential that seeks to enhance candidates personal and professional leadership skills through self-awareness and reflection with peers from around the world. The program will be virtual, online synchronous (live) and in-person (OPTIONAL). As a partner University, the KNUST School of Business invites postgraduate students to apply.

DEADLINE: 23rd April, 2023


Eligibility and Prerequisites

  • To be eligible, you must be a working professional or a graduate student of the KNUST School of Business, preferably in the second year of study
  • You must show a commitment to attend (virtually) the yearlong experience with full engagement, including self-reflection, discovery and collaboration with peers from around the world


  • Attend orientation and all program/workshop sessions
  • Submit weekly journal entries
  • Meet with mentors
  • Complete all required assessments
  • Collaborate on Global Challenge team project
  • Oral defense of yearlong experience, including a documentary video of your experience
  • In-person visit (optional): two-week, in-person visit to the University at Buffalo in May/June

What to expect:

  • Engage with students from around the world
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Self-assessment tools: Clifton Strengths, DiSC, IDI, etc
  • Earn a micro-credential
  • Project based & Self-directed learning
  • Sample workshops: Emotional Intelligence, Branding, Global Hiring Practices, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Cybersecurity
  • Optional: One-on-one coaching
  • Optional: In-person Travel to UB Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness annual conference


Skills to be obtained:

  • Career management
  • Critical thinking/problem-solving
  • Global/intercultural fluency
  • Leadership
  • Oral/written communication
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork/collaboration

After completion, candidates will receive micro-credential, and a certificate of completion.

Competencies expected of applicants:

The applicant must demonstrate competencies in:

  • Leadership development
  • Impactful research
  • Projects
  • Entrepreneurship and
  • Sustainability issues

Interested persons should apply using this link

Candidates are expected to provide CVs, Transcript, and any other supporting documents.

In addition, candidates are expected to upload their statement of purpose demonstrating their competencies and vision.

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 Program Contact

Prof Hannah Vivian Osei
FF28, Ayim Complex, KNUST School of Business
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Phone: 0248865072