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The Leadership Empowerment Academy Programme is a one-year Certificate Course organised by the University of Cape Coast and University at Buffalo.   The programme is designed to empower leaders by using innovative approaches to prepare participants to demonstrate exemplary leadership practices.


The programme comprises four face-to-face sessions. Three sessions at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and one at University at Buffalo, USA. Additionally, there are many online sessions during the period.


Programme Objectives

The main objective of the programme is to equip postgraduate students with effective tools for analytical thinking, good judgement, motivational and inter personal relationship skills.


Programme Content

The programme covers important leadership topics such as:

  • Big 5
  • Cliftons Strengths
  • Workplace 4.0
  • DiSC
  • Leadership Journaling


Organisation of Programme

The programme is organised in four thematic sessions as follows;

Session One         -        July (4 days)                  -        Ghana

Session Two         -        January(4 days)             -        Ghana

Session Three      -        April/May                        -        USA  

Session Four        -        July (4 days)                  -        Ghana


NB. The session in USA lasts two to three weeks.


Requirement for Admission

The programme is open to all persons with first degree from any recognised university in Ghana and beyond. Thus, current postgraduate students and workers are eligible to apply.


How to Apply

Visit to apply online.


Closing date for Application

The deadline for filling of the online application form is Tuesday, 15th June, 2021


Further Information

For further information, contact the Centre for International Education, UCC

Phone: 0312292599