Masters Degree in Leadership in Africa

Top Master Programs in Leadership in Africa 2018

Leadership

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Leadership is the action of guiding, directing, and managing an organization or group of people. It includes different leadership styles and common skills such as communication, decision making, and critical thinking.

Even if you choose East Africa’s mythological, enchanting Tanzania; Senegal, land of teranga or South Africa, with its wide opportunities to soak in and serve, research in Africa will be overwhelming.

Masters Degree in Leadership in Africa

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MPhil /MSc in Leadership

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24  September 2018 Ghana Accra

The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. [+]

MPhil /MSc in Leadership

The Master Of Science Programme

The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. The Programme was developed with inputs from leaders of global operations of a variety of public, private and non-profit / non-governmental organisations.

The Programme is designed for those working in, or interested in working in organisations such as embassies, high commissions, international non-governmental organisations, corporations doing business in the global market, governments, public sector officials, and the security services.... [-]


MCom/MPhil in Leadership in Performance and Change (CW)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced (executive) level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of performance, change and organisational development principles and methods. The qualification puts the student in a position to register as Personnel Practitioner with the South African Board of Personnel Practice. It also equips the student to work as a human resource manager or organisational development specialist on an advanced level in organisations. The qualification will further enable students to work as consultants in own businesses as well as consulting business ventures. [+]

The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced (executive) level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of performance, change and organisational development principles and methods. The qualification puts the student in a position to register as Personnel Practitioner with the South African Board of Personnel Practice. It also equips the student to work as a human resource manager or organisational development specialist on an advanced level in organisations. The qualification will further enable students to work as consultants in own businesses as well as consulting business ventures.

Admission requirements

An appropriate Honours Degree in the broader field of Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology, Human Resource Development or Employment Relations. Students should previously have distinguished themselves as managers or human resource managers with considerable work experience in organisations (minimum of 3-5 years). Students must be computer literate and have Internet access with an Honours module in Research Methodology (NQF Level 8 or 9) and an average of at least 65% for the Honours Degree. A module at least of undergraduate level or above, in Statistical Methods or Analytical Techniques. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of a full day assessment centre and psychometric assessments.... [-]


MPhil in Personal and Professional Leadership (CW)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of all the requirements for this Degree, the student will acquire a practice-oriented and personally enriching Master’s qualification within two years, coaching skills and new career opportunities as a personal and professional leader, manager or PPL facilitator. [+]

Upon successful completion of all the requirements for this Degree, the student will acquire a practice-oriented and personally enriching Master’s qualification within two years, coaching skills and new career opportunities as a personal and professional leader, manager or PPL facilitator.

Admission requirements

An appropriate Honours Degree or its equivalent with an average of at least 65% for the Honours Degree. Computer literacy and access to the Internet, as well as a minimum of three years’ work experience. A module in Research Technology at Honours Degree level is essential. It is expected of a student to pass a recognised literacy test.

Please note: Student number constraints necessitate a selection process.... [-]


MPhil in Management: Leadership in Emerging Countries (CW)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in the analysis, interpretation and understanding of leadership within an emerging country context, with a differentiated focus on specific sectors in in these countries. The qualification will enable senior managers and leaders to master the critical leadership skills required by the specific sectors in which they have to manage and lead in emerging countries. [+]

To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in the analysis, interpretation and understanding of leadership within an emerging country context, with a differentiated focus on specific sectors in in these countries. The qualification will enable senior managers and leaders to master the critical leadership skills required by the specific sectors in which they have to manage and lead in emerging countries.

Admission requirements

A prospective student must be in possession of a relevant Honours Degree in any one of the following fields: public governance, political sciences, legal and constitutional studies, education, environmental studies, engineering, health and the creative/ graphic sciences. A student must have attained at least a 65% average across all of his/ her subjects in the Honours Degree or any other equivalent qualification to be considered for admission. ... [-]


MPhil in Leadership Coaching (CW)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in providing professional leadership coaching interventions. This will be done by developing the competences of contracting, assessing needs, constructing development plans, delivering individual and team coaching sessions and the evaluation of the impact of different coaching interventions through a number of modules. [+]

To develop at an advanced level the applied competence of the student in providing professional leadership coaching interventions. This will be done by developing the competences of contracting, assessing needs, constructing development plans, delivering individual and team coaching sessions and the evaluation of the impact of different coaching interventions through a number of modules. Through a mini dissertation, the student will show evidence of scientific research and the ability to reflect on the holistic context of leadership coaching. The programme will provide a development experience to psychologists, psychometrists, human resource managers, and managers as well as other postgraduate students in becoming competent and professional leadership coaches in South Africa.... [-]


Senior Management Leadership Programme

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

This program integrates key management concepts and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills as well as an integrated view of the business landscape in relations to the market dynamics. It offers a transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executive to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve a sustainable competitive edge. [+]

This program integrates key management concepts and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills as well as an integrated view of the business landscape in relations to the market dynamics. It offers a transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executive to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve a sustainable competitive edge.

Impact

The SMLP benefits not only the company but the individual. SBS programs do not exclude the focus on the person, through various personal learning aspects.

The Impact: to the Company

Implement effective strategies to increase profitability and long-term value. Increase retention of hard-to-fill senior positions, both functional and cross-functional, by preparing participants to take on new responsibilities. Reduce cost of organizational transitions and turnover to allow for a more vigorous success-planning process. ... [-]

Master in Women Directors Leadership Summit

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness. [+]

The Women Directors Leadership Summit is an incisive program that aims at moving the focus from why women should be on boards and C-Suite positions to how they should perform for board excellence and leadership effectiveness.

Several key research reports have cited the impact of competent solid women at board level:

Catalyst, a research group focused on women’s advancement to senior leadership, found that Fortune 500 companies with more women directors, on average, outperformed those with fewer women board members on a broad range of financial indicators. In addition, Catalyst has found a strong correlation between the number of women on boards and in the C-Suite and ROI (Return on Investment) and ROE (Return on Equity) of company returns.... [-]