LAD Course: University of Cape Town 2013


Date and Time

May 6, 2013 9:00 AM - May 9, 2013 3:30 PM


Townhouse Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP), in collaboration with the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD), an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will be offering a course in May 2013 that addresses some of the challenges faced by public sector leaders as they foster economic growth in politically-charged environments.

This course, developed by Professors Francis Fukuyama and Roger Leeds, was first offered in October 2011.

The new version will also be facilitated by international and national trainers and experts.

The course is a 4-day, intensive programme for a small number of high level government officials and business leaders from South Africa and other African countries (25-30 in total). It will explore how government can encourage and enable the private sector to play a more effective, productive role in economic growth and development. The curriculum is designed to reinforce and illustrate three critically important hypotheses about the role of public policy in private sector development:

Case studies for this course are available here.  

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