A change agent uses creativity, power, and authority to intervene and mobilize people to face tough realities. One does not have to be the boss to be a change agent. Leadership is an activity, not as a position. A change agent must be able to stimulate a process where people tackle essential issues and modify their values, habits, practices and priorities in order to make progress. This deep learning and problem-engagement process can be difficult, painful, and even dangerous—but it is necessary if a group, team, organization, community or nation is to progress.
The Global Change Agents: Leading with Commitment, Creativity and Courage Executive Education program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government provides an in-depth understanding of this leadership model as well as important insights about the personal qualities involved in serving effectively as a change agent. In particular, this program addresses how to:
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Global Change Agents will incorporate a range of interactive learning activities, including presentations, dialogues, documentaries, experiments, personal case studies, and readings:
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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