Preparing Global Leaders Institute (http://pglinstitute.org)
Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) is created to train new generations for effective and ethical leadership, prepared to act as global leaders in addressing world's problems.
Participants learn through intensive engagement in classes, debates, simulations - all involving future national and international leaders from different countries, cultures, religions and races.
The institute is open for young professionals who wish to extend their theoretical knowledge and acquire leadership skills by listening to lectures from eminent professors, diplomats, politicians, directors of regional and international institutes, CEO's etc.
Organized by the Association for Global Development Initiatives - "Third Millennium" and in partnership with FON University, PGLI is proud to welcome three award - winning professors from Georgetown, Oxford and St.Cyril and Methodius , including one of America's best professors according to the renowned Princeton Review, a communications adviser to the world's most prominent leaders and the director of Oxford's Psychology, Physiology, and Philosophy department, to teach courses on the psychology of leadership, public speaking, political economy, diplomacy and foreign policy.
Delegates will then be able to put their instruction into practice through exciting constitutional, diplomatic and business simulations that will foster important leadership skills and help prepare our delegates for real-world
Outside of the classroom, PGLI delegates will hear political dignitaries discuss their leadership experiences and have the opportunity to socialize with bright, young, motivated students and professionals from 30+ countries.
Attendees will also benefit from immersion in the host country during an 11-day stay on the beautiful coast of the Lake of Ohrid, a UNESCO heritage site, and through recreational trips to Ohrid, St. Naum, and Bitola.
At the end of our program there will be a graduation ceremony held at the prestigious FON University in Skopje. Upon completion of the institutes our delegates will receive certificates from PGL and FON as future global leaders.
Political Persuasion, Cross-cultural Communication, Analytic Thinking, Political Economy, Social media, Journalism, Diplomacy, Personal Branding, Networking, Advertising, Transition Democracy, Psychology of Leadership, Cognition,
Marketing and International Relations
Delegates will receive real-time training and guidance from PGL experts and faculty in competitive exercises.
Simulations: parliamentary, diplomatic reporting, diplomatic etiquette, speech-making, business plan writing, and campaign advertising.
SCHOLARSHIP AND PROGRAM COST
Students may apply for scholarships given by PGLI. Scholarships are based on merit, civic involvement, and motivation. Should applicants wish to apply for a scholarship they should enclose a brief scholarship statement to their application.
Self-financed students pay the full cost of the program which is 1000 EUR (covering tuition fees, accommodation, full meal plan, special events, sport facilities, vocational trips, and transportation Struga-Skopje).
All participants are responsible for travel arrangements and associated insurance and VISA costs (if needed) to Macedonia.