Global Leadership 101

Find your leadership, grow your confidence, and be inspired to take action.

100% Online/Distance


Approx. 12 Hours to Complete

English & Japanese



Class Size

Up to 25, working in groups of 8 or less


Course Description: Global Leadership 101 (GL101) nurtures leadership in young people and equips them with the strategic tools for transformation needed to address the challenges of the 21st century. GL101 approach to leadership emphasizes skills-building in self-awareness, agility/adaptability, global mindset, empathy, and discernment. The mission of GLA is to inspire a new generation of young leaders with the inner and outer resources to pursue lives of purpose and to advance social good.


  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Topics Covered:
    • Personal Leadership
    • Core Values
    • Leadership Styles
    • Learning for Transformation
    • Reflective Practice
    • Human Systems
    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Synchronous sessions on Zoom
  • Asynchronous sessions on Sutra


Led by iLEAP GLA faculty



Asynchronous activities & online discussions @Sutra


Modules 1–6 @Zoom

Enrollment Options

Sections & Dates for GLA 101 in 2020:

For secondary/high school students (ages 15 to 18)
  • October 3 to October 25 (Japanese-English & English-only)
  • November 14 to December 6 (Japanese-English)
  • November 21 to December 13 (English-only)
For college/university students (ages 18 to 25)
  • September 19 to October 10 (Japanese-English)
  • November 1 to November 22 (Japanese-English)
  • November 29 to December 20 (Japanese-English)
For young professionals (ages 21+)
  • September 19 to October 10 (Japanese-English)
  • November 1 to November 22 (Japanese-English)
  • November 29 to December 20 (Japanese-English)

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Business & Entrepreneurship

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Social Leadership and the SDGs

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