CAS in Leading Complex Operations and Transformations
Which strategic questions do humanitarian leaders face today? What factors and skills are crucial to successfully lead transformation processes?
The "CAS in Leading Complex Operations and Transformations” focuses on strategic leadership. It aims at inspiring leaders and managers to optimise theirn capacity and flexibility in complex operations and to lead change and transformation according to organisational strategies.
The course can be undertaken as an independent module or as part of the "MAS in Humanitarian Leadership" programme.
The" CAS in Leading Complex Operations and Transformations" in short:
Being a practitioner-oriented programme, the CAS uses a blended learning approach: self-study with selected readings, individual coaching, reflexive questions, case studies, flipped classroom, group/team exercises, journaling, oral presentations, reflective writing, work-based learning.
10 ECTS points, including online teaching, block course, and reflective writing
21 weeks, part-time, 300 study hours
On request. Multiple starts per year
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Leading Complex Operations and Transformations of the University of Lucerne
The admission for this study programme is restricted to persons working for the ICRC, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), or national Red Cross / Red Crescent Societies.
The following additional entry requirements exist:
- Succesful completion of the following CAS courses:
- - "CAS in Leading by Example"
- - "CAS in Leading High Performing Multidisciplinary Teams"
The study programme is led by a committee of representatives of the University of Lucerne and the ICRC. Its members include:
Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach
Rector and Full Professor at the University of Lucerne
Claire Hoang Sperandio
Director People & Culture, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Prof. Dr. Martina Caroni
Tenured Professor of International, Constitutional and Comparative Law at the University of Lucerne
Mohini Ghai Kramer
Global Head of Learning and Development, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Head of the Humanitarian Leadership and Management School of the ICRC