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Building Capacity for University Management

Date: 01-09-2015
Programme leadersProfessor Alfredo Moscardini
LocationApplied Science University – Kingdom of Bahrain

The role of universities in society, particularly in relation to the technical, economic and socio-political development of countries is changing across the globe.

The extent to which universities in MENA countries are now expected to perform each of these functions should inform the relationship between universities and the State requires an enhanced university governance, more rigorous strategic planning, more comprehensive management information systems and management training, greater capacity in the management of staff, transparent performance indicators and effective quality assurance and enhancement procedures.

Target audience

Vice presidents and Deans from MENA region
Vice presidents and Deans have varying amounts of autonomy and power typically have little or no training in the role before taking it up or during the period of service.

The roles are busy and the experience that post holders bring to the role varies greatly. Therefore the short-intense course is designed to provide the necessary skills and knowledge within a short time (2 days) to fit with the busy schedule of target audience

Learning Outcome
  • Capacity building for current and potential leaders
  • Enhancing leadership style and management skills
  • Harmonisation between different departments within institutions
  • Reach out to staff and integration technique
Who should attend

You will as a leader in your institution benefit from attending the Building capacity if you are planning to submit to progress into a further career development in Higher Education, especially in the areas of institutional management and reform.

The capacity building course is specifically designed to meet the expectations of senior figures within HE institutions, either private or public with a capacity of around 30,000 students and 5,000 members of staff for public, and 10,000 – 15,000 students and 2,000 – 4,000 members of staff for private institutions.

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