Global Leadership Advanced Citation

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Every day the world becomes more connected through technology, trade, humanitarian work, and shared environmental resources. Strong leadership is an increasingly needed asset, the kind of leadership that can galvanize members from different cultures to respond to a common goal. 

The Advanced Citation in Global Leadership from the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta has been designed to empower leaders with the capacity for a global mindset and an ability to lead in multicultural settings. Learners in this online program will focus on topics such as world views, political and cultural complexity, cross-cultural communication, deliberative discourse, and technological changes. 

Program at a Glance

Program structure

3 courses needed to graduate.

Location & Format

Fully online.


1-2 years of part-time study.


This advanced citation will be of value to individuals interested in working within a global context and developing leadership skills to draw cultures closer together. Learners come from a variety of industries, volunteer organizations, government sector, and small to large enterprises. Participants must have previously completed at least one post-secondary program (certificate, diploma, or degree) from a recognized institution.

Program Plan

This part-time program is comprised of three core courses offered online. Each course is equivalent to 39 hours, for a total of 117 instructional hours. Most students choose to complete the citation requirements within one to two years.

A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 is required to obtain the citation.


3 core courses.

It is highly recommended that courses are completed in the following order:

Working Effectively in Culturally Diverse Settings

Global Organizations 
and Cultural Experiences

Reframing Global 
Leadership Practices

Qualifications & Admission

Enrolling in the program is a requirement if you want to earn the citation. You may apply for admission as you start your studies or, if you prefer, after you have taken one or more courses. 

 To enrol in this program, as well as to register for any of its courses, you must have previously completed at least one credentialed program (certificate, diploma, or degree) from a recognized post-secondary institution.

This program is currently open for enrolment—apply now!


  1. Click on the ‘Apply now’ button below to download the Application for Program Admission form. 
  2. Obtain an official transcript of your previous studies (high school OR post-secondary education).
  3. Submit your completed application, along with the transcript and a $100 admission fee.

Tuition & Fees

  • A one-time application fee of $100 is required for admission into the program.
  • Tuition is paid on a course-by- course basis as you register for your classes; courses are GST-exempt.
  • Courses in this program require a textbook at an additional cost.
  • This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Courses Offered

You can register for a course without enrolling in the program. If later you decide to apply for the full program, the course(s) you’ve taken will be applied toward your citation.

To register for courses offered through the Advanced Citation in Global Leadership program, you must have previously completed at least one credentialed program (certificate, diploma, or degree) from a recognized post-secondary institution. 

Please note that online registration is only available for students already enrolled in our program. If you’re not applying for admission at this time but want to register for one of the courses below, please contact the program office at 780-492-4315. 

Faculty of Extension learners in online courses use eClass (the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool) to access their course content and connect with instructors and fellow students.

Course schedules are also available in printer-friendly PDF format.


    Talk to us for additional details: call the Global Leadership Program Office at 780-492-4315 or send us an email.


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