The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) will formally inaugurate a new Centre of Excellence named the Drolor Centre for Strategic Leadership (DCSL) October 28.
A statement issued by Mrs. Vera Akumiah, UPSA?s Deputy Director of Public Affairs and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Friday said; the DCSL would be the the second of three new Centres of Excellence being established at the University.
?The DCSL aims at building the capacity of existing leaders in business, politics, religion and academia, as well as grooming the next generation of ethical leaders with the requisite social capital, leadership skills and competences for partnerships and economic development of the continent.
?The Centre will provide personal grooming and development programmes for African leaders to assert their rightful places at the global level and undertake applied and action research to enhance leadership on the continent.
?It will also provide a platform for case sharing on the continent through leadership conferences, symposia, workshops and research seminars,? it said.
The statement said the launch would be marked with an inaugural leadership symposium to analyse the causes of the leadership deficit on the continent.
?The event is expected to be attended by business, political, religious, and traditional leaders, as well as student leaders from across the country.?