This learning path is designed to support the most valuable resource of the UN system: its people. This is a self-paced modular programme available to all UN staff.
In these times of uncertainty, the United Nations is called to strengthen its own agility and adaptability. The fast pace of change is redefining UN staff roles, and calls on them to perform in a wide variety of challenging circumstances.
Everyone has to lead, remaining true to the mandate of the United Nations, and modelling the behaviours set forth in the UN System Leadership Framework.
Upon successful completion of the programme, participants should be able to:
This programme follows learner-centered design and scenario-based learning. It is a self-paced learning path delivered entirely online.
This custom learning path forms part of the UNSSC Blue Line leaning platform. This custom learning path has been created specifically to support all UN staff and teams as they face the complex leadership and management challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
After registration, participants can start and complete modules and activities at their own pace.
This online learning path offers:
A micro-learning experience characterized by small knowledge units (modules and micro-lessons) where participants consolidate and reflect on learnings through the creation of micro-content (multimodal forum replies, blog posts, etc.).
Scenario-based learning exposing participants to unique real-life challenges and tasks of UN managers
Consolidation of takeaways through reflective practices and social learning to facilitate information exchange and peer-to-peer learning
The UNSSC dedicated e-learning platform tracks completion of individual modules. A final certificate will be granted to participants who complete all modules in the learning path.
Each module is estimated to require approximately three to four hours of study time to complete at your own pace.
Subject to completion of this learning path, interested participants can sign up and access the Extended E-Certificate on Leadership and Management or other E-Learning Paths in Blue Line. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The UN Leadership in Times of Uncertainty E-Learning Path includes the following modules:
The programme is delivered through UNSSC's Blue Line e-learning platform. By completing the learning path, participants will have access to an exclusive alumni network for continuous learning and exchange.
UN officials at all levels.