Short course Humane Leadership and People Management 2022

While critically reviewing the current trends and frameworks around leadership and people management, this executive short course aims to give you the opportunity to ascertain what kind of leader you are.



17 January 2022 - 28 January 2022
2 ECTS credits
20 Distance teaching hours
2 weeks




Distance learning





Contact coordinator
APPLICATION DEADLINE 2 weeks before the start of the course


Total fees: CHF 1’500.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages



By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify your own leadership style
  • Adopt best practices for participative decision-making
  • Manage and lead people according to the essential principles of diversity, inclusión and care.


Professional in humanitarian, social and development organisations who wants to improve his competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on his experiences
Professional from other sectors who wishes to deepen his understanding of the contemporary humanitarian action and understand how to transfer his acquired competencies in that sector
Post-graduate student with internship experience who wants to work in humanitarian action


Thematic stucture of the course

  • Sectorial leadership
  • Leadership in organisations
  • The leader
  • Governance & decision-making
  • Person and team management


Download the ‘Course at a glance’ PDF here.


Prof. Karl BLANCHET, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva


Claire BARTHELEMY, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies

Admission criteria

Documents required:

  • CV (Résumé)
  • Scanned copy of passport

More information about the admission process is available on our application page.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Les termes utilisés pour désigner des personnes sont pris au sens générique; ils ont à la fois la valeur d'un masculin et d'un féminin.