Qatar Leadership Centre (QLC) has announced the beginning of its new cycle of National Leadership Programmes, using advanced elements of virtual learning.
Expanding on the Centre’s mandate to develop and empower leaders with the ability to adapt and overcome challenges, Dr Ahmad Abdulla al-Kuwari, general manager of QLC, said: “Through close collaboration, the Centre and its partners are set to deliver a groundbreaking National Leadership Programmes experience, protecting the health of its participants, guest professors, and staff without compromising the quality of the leadership education.”
QLC’s management made the decision in careful adherence to the Ministry of Public Health’s requirements, and after close consultation with its international academic partners and designed to help contain the spread of Covid-19. The decision to rely on virtual learning will be subject to periodic assessment, in line with prevailing safety guidelines in Qatar, a press statement notes.
Dr al-Kuwari added, “At QLC, we have taken every measure to ensure that the proficiency our participants will acquire will continue to hold the same prestige and value in Qatar as they always have. The professors have gone to great lengths to cultivate a digital classroom environment that will encourage networking and teamwork among participants, while challenging them and simultaneously growing their capabilities with flexible and interactive tools.”
QLC has co-ordinated with academic partner professors to design these customised programmes, focusing on delivering leadership education through digital means and providing valuable resources to facilitate participants’ coursework, including virtual office hours and access to digital partnering libraries.