Discover your leadership moment

The pandemic has revealed deep structural and systemic issues in our society. From equity issues to people's loss of trust in institutions evidenced by vaccine hesitancy, the need for a different approach to leading consequential change is evident. How do we mobilize people to tackle complexity, while holding them through uncertainty towards a better future? This course aims to start you on your leadership journey to do just that!

Please note: These materials were launched on 02/02/2022.

Photo credits: Sabin Vaccine Institute / Malindi MoScarpelli

Language: English

Course information

Overview: The Boost Community, an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, is excited to partner with Adaptive Change Advisors (ACA) and World Health Organization to offer a globally recognized leadership development course for immunization and other health professionals. This self-paced course strengthens participants’ capacity to lead consequential, “adaptive” change in challenging and uncertain contexts, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The learning package consists of four modules, which introduce Adaptive LeadershipTM – a framework and set of strategies and techniques developed at Harvard University over the past 35 years.

Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants should be able to answer the following questions:

  • What is Adaptive Leadership and why is it important to my work as an immunization or health professional?
  • What is my purpose and biggest aspiration for my work and the people I serve?
  • How do I identify leadership moments in my work?
  • What specific step can I take to better leverage my own leadership potential?

Course duration: Approximately 2 hours.

Certificate: A confirmation of participation is issued to those who have completed 100% of the course material.

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Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 100% of the course material.