LEaD - Summer Executive Course in Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Diplomacy

Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Diplomacy Executive Summer Program
JULY 18 - 22



The LEaD summer executive program exposes students to the skills that form the core of an entrepreneurial mindset—critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, and communication. These also happen to be the skills most sought by companies when hiring.  These are some of the courses and visits we offer during our one week Executive LEaD programme:

  • Leadership - Team & People Development, by Dr. Imene Ajala (GSD Faculty member)
  • Rethorics and eloquence: the art of public speaking and persuasion, by Mr. Anthony Hequet (Indenpendent Expert)
  • Visit to and meeting with experts from Swiss startup incubator Fongi at Tuesday
  • Media Communication for Leader and Diplomats, by Ms. Elisabeth Byrs (Spokeswoman, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)
  • The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Services, by Mr. Vincent Subilia (Deputy Director, International Affairs and Arbitration)
  • Entrepreneurship, by Andreas Wettstein (Founder and CEO of Agility3)
  • Conflict resolution and negotiations in leadership and diplomacy, by Stefan Ziegler (Training Consultant and Humanitarian Practitioner)
  • Leadership and Diplomacy, by Ambassador Dr. Sameh Aboul Enein (GSD Faculty member)
  • Leadership and Diplomacy, Simulations, by Ambassador Dr. Sameh Aboul Enein (GSD Faculty member)
  • Ethics and Leadership, by Prof. Eduardo Missoni (GSD Faculty member)

LEaD will be useful for anyone with or without previous entrepreneurial experience:

  • Students and others who would like to learn more about entrepreneurship or develop their entrepreneurial ideas.
  • Business people and other professionals who want to develop entrepreneurial aptitudes or actually implement innovations for spin-out from their companies.
  • Civic leaders and others who want to understand more about leadership and entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurs and employees of early-stage companies who want to deepen their experience and knowledge base.

For more information please contact us via entrepreneurship@crm-genevadiplomacy.com.  


To register for the five days LEaD Exective course, there is a CHF 100 inscription fee (non refundable). 
Your registration will be complete once the payment has been confirmed by GSD. 

The tuition fee is CHF 1'800 and does not include travel costs, accommodation or other (living) expenses in Geneva.

Your place will be reserved upon receipt of your payment.

Deadline for registration is June 15, 2016.



Payments can be made by using the following bank details:


Account’s holder:  

Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations


Château de Penthes, Chemin de l’Impératrice 18, 1292 Pregny /Switzerland

Name of the bank: 


Address of the bank:


Account #:   


 Swift / BIC:





Candidate’s name + course reference “LEAD Executive Summer School 2016”


Payments through Paypal are accepted but are subject to commission depending on the countries.

Any financial matters should be addressed to: accounts@genevadiplomacy.ch



Students who successfully complete the LEaD summer executive programme will receive a GSD certificate of completion.