Young Leadership Development Program for Graduates of White House College
In Nepal, college education is more oriented towards academics as compared to international colleges. There is a big gap between college education and professional requirements. To bridge this gap, Young Leadership Development Program (YLDP) was designed for graduates to enhance their academic learning and make them proficient in professional area. Altogether 25 participants from White House College had participated in the training. The overall objective of this course was to develop leadership skills of participants to be able to play meaningful role once they enter the job market. This course employed a highly participatory approach in which participants were given hands-on experience to practice core leadership skills. Case studies, role play, instruments, and exercises were extensively used during the training program. Interactive workshops were organized with prominent personalities from business and development sectors. The course content was designed aiming to increase the participants’ presentation skills, communication skills, writing skills and personality in terms of confidence, public appearance, dressing sense, networking and teamwork.