"Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day."|
— Thomas Jefferson
Global Knowledge Management Initiative
The Global Knowledge Management Initiative
(GKMI) is a partnership between GW's GSEHD Executive Leadership
Doctoral Program and the GW Institute for Knowledge and Innovation.
GKMI activities address three objectives: research collaborations,
educational initiatives, and practical application of organizational
learning and KM scholarship.
CSL Executive Education
CSL provides not only workshops and training, but also Executive
Education seminars for Professional Development in the areas of
Leadership, Culture, Action Learning and Organizational Change.
Korean Global Leadership Seminar
The Center for the Study of Learning hosted a group
of Chief Learning Officers from Korea for a Global Leadership
Seminar. Dr. Clyde Croswell and Dr. David Szabla facilitated several
interactive sessions to discuss personal leadership styles and
assist in the development of competency models for the participants’
organizations. Dr. Liliana Meneses served as the CSL liaison to
partner with KRIVET (Korean Research Institute for Vocational
Education and Training).
Graduate Certificate in Global Leadership in Teams and Organizations
A four-course graduate Certificate
in Global Leadership in Teams and Organizations is being offered by the Human
and Organizational Learning Department. This program is designed to increase the learning, leadership,
and change capacity of individuals and organizations with a global
emphasis in Human Resource Development. Theory, research and practice
are balanced throughout the curriculum. The program allows you
either to pursue a certificate or to take courses as electives.
The program takes place at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, VA, with classes
alternating at affiliate sites in Asia, Europe and South America.
Certificate highlights include:
- International experience
- Each session will be completed in one week
- Curriculum includes international company site visits and
- World-renowned faculty and local guest speakers
This program benefits mid to senior level executives who are
charged with leading in international and multinational organizations.
The learning design moves participants beyond knowledge to developing
their own global competence through actionable learning in various
locations around the world.
Current students looking for interesting electives may take the
individual courses for their Masters or Doctoral Programs.
Contact Zeynep Ekmekci at
703-726-3769 for more information.
Executive Leadership Doctoral Program
The Executive Leadership
Doctoral Program (ELP) in Human and Organizational Learning
(HOL) was created to help meet the complex learning challenges
facing organizational leaders as they enter the 21st century.
The program focuses on the interrelationships among people, organizations,
and learning while utilizing systemic change processes. Students
gain a greater understanding of their own leadership skills and
strategic vision necessary to guide their organizations through
continual change. Contact Zeynep
Ekmekci at 703-726-3769 for more information on this program.
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