Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment
Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment is an ideal programme for principals to master skills to enhance school management efficiently.
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Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment is a 5 days program offered by IIM, Ahmedabad. This Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad aims to help the individuals who handle the management of schools, specifically principals, to cope up with the issues they face due to rapid changes in the world.
Why is this course specifically for principals? It is very obvious that the principal of a school plays a vital role in managing the school administration. With great power comes great responsibilities, so being the head of administrative and academic areas, the principal needs to have a unique leadership style.
These unique styles and skills will help in responding quickly in an effective way in adversity. The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course will help to cultivate critical and strategic thinking in such a way that school principals can take a step back to examine the situation that poses challenges and can come up with solutions that will be in favor of better performance of schools in future.
- Five days course
- Conducted by IIMA faculty
- Certificate by IIM Ahmedabad
- Counselling for improvement in academics
- Case studies based learning
- Case studies
- Group discussions
- Structured exercises
- Role play
Course and certificate fees
The fee for the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad is Rs. 70,000 with 18% of additional GST. The equivalent amount in US Dollars will be charged for international participants. The tuition fees, boarding and lodging, and charges for Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course materials are included in the above-mentioned fee.
The fee is refundable in case of cancellation of the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad but the candidates are required to make such a request 15 days before the program’s start date. The fee will also be refunded if any nomination is not accepted.
There are two ways to make fee payment:
Net banking: Candidates can pay the fee by transferring the amount and fill the details as given below:
Name of Recipient: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Name of Bank: RBL Bank Limited, Ahmedabad Viva Complex Branch
Bank account: 309007929889
MICR Code: 380176004
IFSC Code: RATN0000158
Name of Sender: Enter the name of the organizational sponsor
Purpose of Payment: Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment
IIMA GST Registration Number: 24AAATI1247F1Z4
IIMA Permanent Account Number (PAN): AAATI1247F
IIMA Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN): AHMI00189A
After successful payment candidates are required to email the complete details of the transaction for the purpose of linking the payment with their nomination.
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Who it is for
The following group of people can benefit themselves from this course:
- The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad is beneficial for the principals of schools with classes up to 12 as the programme’s main motto is to develop leadership qualities in such individuals who look after the functioning of the school.
- Any individual who is of such background which consists of managing school administration.
- Candidates who want personal improvement to land on better job profiles can also go for this Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course.
Principals of higher secondary schools of the recognised board (international, national or state boards) can take up this course. Candidates who are from school management background or are part of school administrators can also participate in this Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad.
What you will learn
The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment Certification course is designed for principals who are instructional leaders of the school. It enhances their leadership skills and gives the following positive outcomes:
- With rapid changes all around the world, it is necessary to introduce new teaching techniques so that students can grasp things more quickly and easily. New subjects are being introduced. It is important to come up with new innovative ideas. The course will enable the participants to look at the bigger picture by broadening their thinking capacities. In this way, they will be able to harness their knowledge with new innovative ideas.
- The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad teaches to support the idea of sharing responsibilities with an instructional team of teachers. Leadership allows the principals to fill the gaps within their schools, they should know their teaching staff better and encourage them to perform positively.
- Principals can go with the idea of observing the teaching strategies of teachers then providing feedback to teachers for continuous growth in their skills.
- Improvement and development of leadership skills are about making strategies by analysing the situation accordingly and responding to it with the ability to make decisions for the best results. The purpose of acquiring leadership does not come to an end with these two qualities. Leadership is also about relationships and mutual respect among principals, teachers, and other administrative staff.
- The principals will be able to trust and guide his team consisting of teachers and on the other hand, teachers should be confident about the principal’s decisions. This mutual understanding and support results in a student’s improvement. These are the qualities that will be inherited in the participants through the participative learning process adopted by the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course faculty.
The nomination form should be submitted to the Executive Education Office by January 18, 2021. Sponsorship from the organisation is a general requirement but it can be renounced if the candidate wants to participate for personal development to acquire a better job. All the participant’s profiles will be reviewed by the respective Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course faculty after which approval will be made for the selected candidates. Selected candidates will receive a formal letter of acceptance after that they are welcome to join the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad
To get more information regarding nomination or any doubts kindly contact the respective department:
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 015
Contact details: +91-79-7152 6400
Filling the form
For nomination entry, the candidates have to fill their basic personal information including name, gender, birth date, nationality, mobile number, email ID, name of organisation, sector, designation, present responsibilities, the reason for joining the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course and the expectations, address of organisation and residential address.
After that, candidates have to fill the professional profile section. The participants need to fill in the information about their degrees, subjects they have taken, year of graduation and university from which they have graduated. The candidates have to fill the details about the organisation they have worked or are working, a position they handle or have handled, years of experience and salary, the candidates have to fill the programme titles they have attended before at IIM, the duration of the programmes and the year in which they attended the programmes respectively. Apart from that, the participants have to fill in the details about the programmes they have attended in other institutes, that includes the name of the institutes, programme titles, duration of the programmes and year in which the programmes were attended.
Strategic management and decision-making
Managing human resources and implementing suitable systems of appraisal, evaluation, and feedback for teachers and staff
Elements of visionary leadership
Introducing and managing change at the institutional level
Focusing on the social-emotional climate of the school for the academic and psychological wellbeing of students
Establishing an effective interface with all the stakeholders
Managing innovations in schools
Right to education and its implication
Interpersonal communication and team building
Counseling for academic excellence and happiness
Issues in teacher development
School discipline through restorative practices and helping students with emotional regulation.
How it helps
The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course is advantageous for school principals, administrative staff, or promoters who handle multiple responsibilities and contribute toward the good fare of the school and achievement of students. Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment benefits includes the support of ideas on right to education. The right to education is influential in shaping the country. It provides education to underprivileged ones. It helps in removing any kind of discrimination among young ones. If today's young minds are able to inculcate moral values within themselves through education then it will be easy to deal with future challenges. The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad helps the principals and teachers to work together passionately. Their efforts, strategies, and innovative ideas will help to enhance teaching quality and learning as well which will result in improvement in student’s performance.
The collaboration of effective principals and teachers sharing a vision for the betterment of school brings positive changes and can navigate through events that pose challenges. It is necessary to maintain strong relationships which can be attained by effective communication only. The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course will help to communicate with the teachers effectively so that they can understand the strategy and ideas which the principal introduces. Improvement in interpersonal communication is another benefit of participating in this Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment certification course by IIM Ahmedabad.
Changes are not always challenging and unfortunate. Sometimes to move forward and to take the thing to a new height, making changes to become the most necessary step. This also implies in case of improvement of school and teaching quality. To keep up with the pace of increasing changes on a global level, the education system needs changes. Leadership also focuses on the ability to be aware of which is valuable in the current situation where educators are needed to be aware of the current system, strategies that are not working anymore. They need to explore more and try new approaches and new pedagogy. The Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment focuses on the improvement of the sense of awareness in participants and the capabilities of critical thinking.
No, the classes are conducted at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad campus. The institute will provide an in-campus staying facility that consists of an air-conditioned single room or the facility to stay in a hotel.
Participants can also enjoy alumni status if they have attended one or more executive education programs of 21 days before April 1, 2012. The candidates will also get an alumni identity card. All these will be awarded by making a payment of the alumni fee of Rs. 10,000 plus additional tax.
No, there is no EMI or installment option available. Participants need to pay the fee and register for the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course.
Yes, you will need to fulfill the work experience required to be eligible for the Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment course. Principals of Senior Secondary school and people with experience in managing schools can apply for the course.