PhD in Leadership and Governance (PLAG)

This programme gives emphasis to research on both leadership and governance philosophy, theory and practice, to analysis from a leadership (in contrast to a management) framework. The programme provides for examining leadership and governance practices, including leader-follower context dynamics, adaptive leadership, and stewardship of financial, material and human resources

Entry Qualification: Any master’s degree holder

The program will have 6 concentrations

Mode of study

Options:

Foundational areas Concentrations Objectives Expected Ideal Product
The Charismatic and Transformational Leader

Corporate Leadership & Governance

To develop skills and competencies of corporate and business leaders and professionals who seek to improve organizational effectiveness, enhance decision making and develop analysis and research expertise. Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer

Leadership Psychology

To explore the role of psychology in leadership as a unique approach to understanding how individuals function as leaders and followers. Administrator, Parliamentarian, Manager, Cabinet Ministers, Public
Public Governance To focus on issues of governance analyzing current practices and the challenges of governance, as well as strategizing for ways forward for societal transformation. Servant,Governors, MCAs

Civic Leadership

To develop competence in fostering effective leadership, perceiving civic leadership governance as an interdisciplinary field of study centering on relationships of power between government regulatory authorities, civil society and the realm of civil society. Managers, Professionals from the Private and Non-governmental Sectors

Religious Sector Leadership & Governance

To expand the leadership capacity of Christian leaders and professionals in ministry who are in demand in a variety of church and ministry settings Bishop, Reverend, Pastors Faith-Based Organization Leaders and School Administrators

Statesmanship& Political Leadership

To inculcate a sense of statesmanship, publicness and altruism in public leaders. To develop competence in fostering ethical leadership and public governance, perceiving public leadership and governance as an interdisciplinary field of study Politicians, Cabinet Secretaries, MCAs, Governors

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The PhD in Leadership and Governance is a four-year course of full-time study. The following schedule lays out the normal progression of the courses, seminars and other components in the programme.

YEAR ONE

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Orientation

PLG 811

History, Philosophy & Paradigms of Leadership and Governance

3

PLG 815

Conflict Transformation and Peace Building Competencies

3

PLG 812

Theories of Leadership

3

PLG 816

Global Perspectives on

Leadership and

Governance                       

3

PLG 813

Advanced Strategic Leadership and Governance

3

PPLG 817

Research Design and Methods     

3

PLG 814

Leading Change and Change Management

3

PLG 818

Quantitative and

Qualitative Techniques

3

PLG 819

Statistical Research Design For Leadership

P/F

PLG 820

Comprehensive Exams

Total

12

Total

12

YEAR TWO

Corporate Governance and Leadership Specialization 

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PLG 821

Organizational Culture and Leadership 

3

PLG 820

Comprehensive

Examination

P/F

PLG 822

Public Sector, Legal and Regulatory Framework of Corporate Governance

3

PLG 821

Research Dissertation Proposal

PLG 823

Leadership, Values, Ethics and Public Sector Governance

3

PLG 824

Global and Local Corporate Governance  

3

PLG  825

Leadership Principles and Practices of Corporate Governance

3

Total

15

 

 

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

21

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

Total

21

YEAR TWO

Public Governance Specialization

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PPG 821

Principles of Leadership and Dynamics in the Public Sector

3

PLG 820

Comprehensive

Examination

P/F

PPG 822

Governance and Accountability in Public Institutions and Entities

3

PLG 821

Research Dissertation Proposal 

PPG 823

Government Structures and Management Practices  

3

PPG 824

Public Policy Analysis and Formulation

3

PPG 825/ PGL 822

Public Sector, Legal and Regulatory Framework

3

Total

15

 

 

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

21

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

Total

21

 

YEAR TWO

Leadership Psychology Specialization

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PLP 821

Global Strategic Management

3

PLG 820

Comprehensive

Examination

F/P

PLP 822

 Survey Design and Analysis in Organizational Psychology

3

PLG 821

Research Dissertation Proposal 

PLP 823

 Psychology of Servant and Authentic Leadership

3

PLP 824

Psychology of Organizational Development and Change

3

PLP 825

The Psychology of Leadership and Followership

3

Total

15

 

 

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

21

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

Total

21

 

YEAR TWO

Civic Leadership

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PCL 821

Political, Civic and community Engagement

3

PLG 820

Comprehensive

Examination

F/P

PCL 822

Essentials of Non-profit and Civic Leadership

3

PLG 821

Research Dissertation Proposal 

PCL 823

Oversight for Non-profit and Civic Organizations

3

PCL 824

Public Policy Analysis and Formulation

3

PCL 825

Civic Leadership Philanthropy

3

Total

15

 

 

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

21

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

Total

21

 

YEAR TWO

Statesmanship and Political Leadership

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PSL 821

Politics, Constitutionalism and Governance

3

PLG 820

Comprehensive

Examination

F/P

PSL 822

Political Economy of National & Devolved Government

3

PLG 821

Research Dissertation Proposal 

PSL 823

Comparative Administrative Systems

3

PSL 824

Institutional Ethical Leadership and Governance

3

PSL 825

Politics of Natural Resource Extraction

3

Total

15

 

 

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

21

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

Total

21

 

YEAR TWO

Religious Sector Leadership and Governance

Semester One

 

Semester Two

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

PRS 821

Faith based Organizational Leadership and Administration

3

PLG 820

Comprehensive

Examination

F/P

PRS 822

Financial Management for Non-Profit Organizations

3

PLG 821

Research Dissertation Proposal 

PRS 823

Management and Governance of faith based organization

3

PRS 824

The Charismatic and the Transformational Leader

3

PRS 825

Coaching in Leading and Managing Faith Based Organizations

3

Total

15

 

 

YEAR THREE

Semester One

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Hours

Unit Code Unit Name Hours

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

21

PLG 822

Dissertation Writing & Final Defense

Total

21