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Global Leadership Programme (GLP)

Programme Overview

GLP is an intensive eight weeks (weekends only) leadership development and community service education program targeted at promising and talented young professionals desirous of making impact and advancing their career. GLP aims to equip such young professionals with the leadership skills, knowledge, ideas, organisations and network needed to be an effective and ethical leader committed to the common good. Over the eight week period, participants will be exposed to self management skills, team management, strengthen their interpersonal and social skills, improve their collaborative and communication skills, conflict handling, managing complexities, innovative problem solving, implementing change among other skills. Participants will take part in a number of simulated case studies, outdoor activities and team building exercises and will earn a certificate jointly issued by DLI & a University in Nigeria.


Mid career professionals aged 25-40.

Class size

Each class size will be a maximum of 50 participants.


Call for applications from prospective applicants will commence in February and close on 30th April of every year. Application must be accompanied by 3 referees report. Participants are accepted by a competitive application process. Other application guidelines will be published on DLI website.

Programme Period

September – December every year

Programme Location

Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja.

Intended for

Promising and talented mid-career professionals desirous of making impact and advancing their career


N250,000 or Sponsorship


8 Weeks


September – December every year (Weekends Only)

Class size

50 participants


Lagos | Rivers | Abuja