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Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership

Delivered by UONGOZI Institute and Aalto University Executive Education of Finland (Aalto EE), Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership (PGD) aims to motivate participants to become better designers and innovators of effective structures and systems for better results. It is undertaken on an annual basis with a total of 10 modules. Each module runs for one month, consisting of 2-3 days in-class workshops and online individual or group assignments.

Completion of this programme requires attending all modules and completing several written pre- and post-assignments and four graded exams. On successful completion, candidates will earn 18 European credits; all of which are transferable to the Aalto EE Executive MBA programme or Aalto EE MBA programme.




1 Year


EUR 8,000


Senior leaders from all sectors


UONGOZI Institute offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships, including 50% and full tuition awards, to allow as many leaders as possible to receive this prestigious diploma.





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Why this programme?

PGD is designed for leaders who want to propel their professional development without putting their careers on hold. It is facilitated by world-class tutors and experts in leadership from around the world. Centred on leadership, change, resource management, sustainable development and strategic communication, the programme allows you to:

Personal leadership: Nurture your personal leadership qualities.

People leadership: Understand the dynamics of others, including the motivations that influence their decisions and actions.

Organisational leadership: Become a strategic leader, who can set and communicate direction, generate organisational alignment, engineer innovation for change.

What graduates say about the programme

Abella Bateyunga
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PGD class of 2021: Abella Bateyunga

Hon. John Mongella
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PGD class of 2019: Hon. John Mongella

Learn more from our graduates and find out if the programme is right for you