UWI-ROYTEC launches Executive Leadership Series
MEDIA RELEASE: June 25, 2015
UWI-ROYTEC & Franklin University launched its series of Executive Leadership training on Tuesday June 23rd 2015 at the Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain.
Targeted towards newly minted managers, senior managers, company executives, department heads and entrepreneurs, the first course in the series focused on Strategy, Leadership and Culture, during which participants:
1) Explored the key attributes of an effective organization
2) Were exposed to the dynamics between Organizational Culture and Strategy
3) Examined the dynamics between Organizational Strategy and Leadership
4) Evaluated Leadership Styles and its impact on Organizational Effectiveness
Above: From right to left - Mr. Richard Saunders, Campus Registrar UWI, St. Augustine, congratulates Ms. Wendy Augustus, Executive Director, UWI-ROYTEC. Mr. Nigel Matthew, Course Facilitator, looks on.
The two (2) day programme commenced following an official opening ceremony at which Mr. Richard Saunders, Campus Registrar, UWI, St. Augustine, delivered the Feature Address on behalf of Professor Clement Sankat, Principal and Pro Vice Chancellor of the UWI, St. Augustine and Chairman of the Board of Directors of UWI-ROYTEC. In her Opening Remarks, Ms. Wendy Augustus, Executive Director, UWI-ROYTEC, underscored the importance of partnerships with international bodies and the benefits to be derived therein for the business community of Trinidad & Tobago. At the closing ceremony on June 24, 2015, twenty seven (27) senior executives of the local business and higher education fraternity were presented with their well-deserved certificates in Strategy, Leadership and Culture from UWI-ROYTEC and Franklin University.
Franklin University Ohio, USA is an internationally accredited learning institution providing a wide range of competitive educational programmes via both online and on campus sessions. Franklin University has acquired a strong reputation for quality delivery of unique programmes and content to their approximately ten thousand (10,000) students from across the globe.
On February 23rd 2015, a memorandum of understanding was signed between UWI-ROYTEC and Franklin University designating UWI-ROYTEC as a Franklin University Approved Education Provider. With a vision to be the Tertiary Institution of choice for Applied Studies in Trinidad & Tobago, UWI-ROYTEC will now be offering Franklin University's comprehensive suite of Professional Development programmes.
Above: Ms. Wendy Augustus (3rd from right) Executive Director, UWI-ROYTEC; Mr. Nigel Matthew (Centre), Course Facilitator; Ms. Heather John (Second from right), Manager New Business Development & Marketing, are flanked by the first cohort of the programme