Transferable Skills and Leadership Development Courses

It is important for every person to have skills like communication, team work, interpersonal, time management, problem solving, organisation, learning, listening, creative and leadership for a successful career. Such skills are called transferable skills as they can be transferred from one job to another and they are also called as employment skills or essential skills.

The Directorate offers the following transferable skill courses:


In addition the following leadership development courses are also offered on demand basis:

  • General Leadership Development
  • Leadership and Global Health
  • Leadership and Global Development
  • Leadership and the Future of Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • Social Media and Social Change
  • Human Rights: Leadership and Action
  • Public Policy: Leading and Creating Change
  • Leadership and Global Engagement
  • Leading with Empathy in the 21st Century
  • Women and Leadership
  • Leadership and Social Justice
  • Changing Business: Becoming a Social Entrepreneur
  • Identity, Diversity, and Leadership
  • Human Trafficking: Saints, Sinners, and Modern Day Slavery
  • Creativity and Social Change
  • Development Practice
  • Environmental Policy
  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Action
  • International Development
  • International Economic Policy
  • International Energy
  • International Public Management
  • International Security
  • Journalism and International Affairs
  • Negotiation
  • International Labour Laws