Call for applications are invited for the second round of ALICT. ALICT is a blended learning course for full-time working professionals. ALICT combines online, offline and applied learning. African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) is an African Union Commission initiative supported by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and implemented by GESCI (Founded by the UN ICT Task Force). This course is of duration 7 months.
Applicants may be requested to make proof of their credentials and qualifications available to GESCI
- Applicants must be from one of the following countries: Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia and Ethiopia
- Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.2 Bachelor’s/Honours degree
- Applicants must work for a Ministry, a public sector organization or a public research institution or university
- Applicants must hold a middle or senior level management position
- Applicants must have the permission of their supervisor to participate on the course
- Applicants must be fluent in English
The ALICT course will build the capacity of future African leaders to contribute effectively to the development of knowledge societies by imparting new leadership skills to them. These new leadership skills will offer participants with the attitudes, ideas, management tools and strategies to act as change agents assisting their ministries and organizations to develop coherent and well aligned policies in Education, ICT and STI.
- Equip existing and future African leaders with a commanding understanding of the key elements in the development of knowledge societies.
- Build leaders’ capacities to be agents of change in their own ministries, organizations and regions for the development of knowledge societies
Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a professional certificate in African Leadership in ICT from GESCI. In addition, the course is under review by Dublin City University (Ireland) for credit accumulation towards post-graduate qualifications.
Closing date for applications 1st August, 2012
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