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Global Leadership At ISSFT

Overview

Our global leadership class introduces students to the study of economic, social, political and philosophical (ppe) thought with the aim of having a transformative effect on students’ intellectual lives, and by extension, society as a whole.

This class combines some of the most important approaches to understanding the world around us, developing useful skills for your future studies as well as a wide range of careers and activities.

Working in small groups, classes will:

  • Explore how we make sense of the world around us
  • Examine the concepts and values used in political and economic analysis.
  • Explain the choices that political systems must regularly make
  • Study the effect of Economics on governmental policymaking
  • Discuss the conduct of businesses and pressing issues such as climate change and cyber security
  • Develop effective presentation, research and writing skills
  • Learn how to debate effectively and to see other points of view
  • Grow in self-confidence and develop leadership skills for the future
  • Study inspirational leaders, both past and present, and learn how to problem-solve with new friends from across the world

Learning Outcomes

Our students’ outcomes from this class are:

  • Understanding the principles around which society has been constructed
  • Verbal skills: listening, focusing, presenting, debating and role playing
  • Develop critical analysis skills for future studies as well as a wide range of careers and activities
  • Develop interpersonal skill as well as cross communication skills
  • Learn how to think strategically and to develop your own leadership skills on issues that are important to you

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