Introduction

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN management reform call for UN managers to lead effective teams, implement changes and ultimately strengthen the UN’s capacities to achieve the 2030 Agenda.

This self-paced management programme is tailor-made for all UN staff with managerial functions. It provides practical tools and knowledge to help them address UN complex realities and deliver results effectively, both in challenging field locations and at headquarters.

Objectives

Objectives: 

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create high-performing teams, by motivating and coaching staff, and supporting their career development. Monitor and evaluate staff performance and address under-performance in a constructive manner.
  • Translate overall visions into realistic goals, by planning strategically, implementing result-based management systems, mitigating risks, and managing resources and funds successfully.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, senior managers and peers. Build and maintain long-term partnership with key stakeholders.
  • Create an UN inter-agency peer network.

Course Methodology

Course Methodology: 

This programme follows learner-centered design principles, and applies adult learning, case-based learning and social learning theories. This programme is delivered entirely online. . It is a self-paced course that participants can start at any time and complete activities at their own pace. 

Target Audience

Target Audience: 

We welcome UN officials at all levels with management and leadership functions at headquarters and in the field. 

Cost of participation

Cost of participation: 

The programme fee of 2,000 USD includes 8 modules.

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