Grounded in the Social Change Model of Leadership, the leadership certificate is an intentional and experiential multi-year sequence available to every student to learn and apply leadership skills.
The certificate aims to produce leaders who drive social change in their respective communities by developing self-awareness, engendering collaboration and committing to a common purpose.
Participants will clarify personal values, translate values into action, and generate impact through coursework, student-driven projects, public interest and community service programmes during their time at Yale-NUS.
At Yale-NUS, leadership is seen as:
Anchored in the College Mission, the Leadership Certificate will equip students with skills to work collaboratively and enable social change. As students advance in the certificate, they will deepen self-awareness, work collaboratively with others, and commit to a common purpose with their community.
The certificate ultimately aims to nurtures a self-transformed mind (Kegan and Lahey, 2009; more details here).
As you undertake the certificate, you can expect to:
All Yale-NUS students are eligible to enrol, and should ideally do so by their freshman year.
For more details on how the Leadership Certificate works:
Head here if you are from the Class of 2019.
Head here if you are from the Class of 2020 or later.