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  1. 1. The Common Purpose Leadership Course Dates:For Chinese & UK students 12-15 June 2012Learn more than what it means to be a leader. Learn how to lead. Location:Take part in an active four day leadership course where you will: University of• visit organisations from every sector Essex, Colchester• meet leaders from a range of backgrounds Campus• consult on real-life business challenges• try your hand at leading teams• gain experience working with people from other cultures How to apply: Please go to: to lead wherever you are? CPLform.doc for a copy of the form. Submit your completed formApply to attend The Common Purpose Leadership Course. to no sooner than 23 April and by the deadline of 7 May
  2. 2. Learn to lead for real –with The Common Purpose Leadership CourseThe Common Purpose Leadership Course is a course that lets youexplore leadership. As a participant you will move your understandingbeyond models and theories by investigating leadership from theperspective of local leaders. You will meet current leaders across thepublic, private and not-for-profit sectors who will share the challengesthey are currently facing.Who is the course for? What happens on the course? Who could you meet?The Common Purpose Leadership On The Common Purpose Leadership Participants on The Common PurposeCourse is for university students over Course we’ll take you beyond the Leadership Course have met leadersthe age of 18 who want to improve their classroom into the local community. from organisations such as:capacity to lead. You need to be able to You’ll have the opportunity to visit localdemonstrate that you’ve tried leading and international businesses, public • PricewaterhouseCoopersbefore in any forum – at school; work; sector bodies and community groups. • Barclayssport; a club or society; a religious • Islamic Reliefgroup; or even with your friends. During the four days you will: • Police & Fire Services • Oxfam • understand what it means to lead, • The Observer“The [2007] course was intensive, using the experience of others • DLA Piperenriching and very well-planned • improve your ability to ask questions • Transport for Londonthroughout. I was overwhelmed by the that get you the answers you need • Local Authoritiesawareness of leadership in the UK…the • test your leadership skills through • Outrage!style of leadership demonstrated by the applied practice • UnLtdlocal students - they way they express • practice working collaborativelytheir opinions and their desire to lead - • learn to give and receivewas strong and impressive. There is so constructive feedback. “Of all the courses I have been on, thismuch more China can do in this aspect.” was definitely the most stimulating, and came at a time in my life whereFiona Huo (Xia Huo), “This initiative represents a unique I think it will have a genuine andBusiness Development Manager, opportunity for talented students from permanent impact. It allowed a groupChina-Britain Business Council China and the United Kingdom to learn of open-minded young people with very from each other and further their journey different backgrounds to come together to major leadership positions.” and openly discuss their ideas and achievements, and therefore learn from Eric Thomas, Vice Chancellor, and inspire one another.” University of Bristol and Vice President of Universities UK Nicola Storey, Durham University