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Global Leadership

Royal Roads University

13 months
32776 CAD/year
26458 CAD/year
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Develop the capacity to lead yourself and others with an understanding of complex global systems. Impact the wellbeing of communities and the planet, as you lead organizations and teams effectively with the Global Leadership program at Royal Roads University.

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In the 21st century, leaders are facing new situations that are characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. And top companies identify capacities in leadership that are now critical.

The Global Leadership program at Royal Roads University can help you develop your skills to tackle complex issues through collaboration, empathy, adaptability, community engagement and systems thinking.

You'll develop the capacity to lead yourself and others through an understanding of complex global systems. You'll be positioned for a market that requires global leadership capacity in a broad range of sectors.

Customize your learning with courses taught by experts in areas, such as conflict resolution, strategic planning, artificial intelligence, governance, community development, geopolitics, international politics, global civil society and gender.

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have be able to apply practical tools and strategies to address current issues, challenges and opportunities related to global leadership. Your work will impact the wellbeing of communities and the planet.

In addition, you'll be able to do the following:

  • use tools you learn to improve your career versatility, resiliency and adaptability
  • apply sought after soft skills needed in the age of artificial intelligence
  • work with cross-cultural awareness in increasingly culturally-diverse environments
  • work effectively across teams
  • understand systems thinking and approaches important for 21st century complex challenges
  • lead change with knowledge of global socio-political and economic systems drivers

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Internship Preparation
  • Personal and Theoretical Foundations to Global Leadership
  • Personal Capacities for Working in Complex Global Systems
  • Navigating Geo-Political Dynamics of Global Communities
  • Community Development in a Global Context
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Capstone Project
  • Leadership Action Through Authentic Collaboration, Inquiry, and Dialogue
  • Internship in Global Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with a minimum GPA of B (3.00/4.33).
  • A minimum of three years of general leadership* experience.
  • Demonstrate significant cross-cultural experience gained through travel or work.
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement but who been away from academic writing for more than 10 years will normally be required to take the “Academic Writing and Critical Thinking” course offered through Professional & Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University, and must obtain a minimum B+ (77%), prior to commencing the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32776 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35508 CAD for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    26458 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28663 CAD for the full programme during 13 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
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