PROGRAM: Preparing Global Leaders Academy 2016 in Jordan, Oct 2016

Location: Amman, Jordan.

Open to: Participants from 18 to 39 years old.

Venue: 21-27 November 2016, Amman, Jordan.

The Preparing Global Leaders Academy (PGLA) is a premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals around the world. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

Participants will join a distinguished faculty that includes PGLF founder Dr. Sam Potolicchio (Georgetown University, New York University, RANEPA), and Professor Branden Thornhill-Miller (Oxford University , University of Paris Sorbonne).

Delegates will listen to world-class professors, politicians, diplomats, and other distinguished speakers. They will also participate in a number of simulations including parliamentary, speech-making, diplomatic and business competitions. Delegates will also witness the ancient beauty of Jordan including Petra (one of the Seven Wonders of the world), the Dead Sea as well many others of Jordan’s attractions both natural and manmade.

PGLA’s Topics:

Individual lectures will include the both academic and practical ex-

plorations of:

  • Effective Negotiation
  • Charisma and Public Speaking
  • Strategic and Creative Thinking
  • Persuasive Presentations
  • Speechwriting
  • Marketing/Branding/Advertising

Other Activities:

  • Parliamentary Simulations
  • Speechwriting Simulations
  • Politician Visits
  • Trips to Petra
  • Trips to Dead Sea
  • Trips to Wadi Rum
  • Trips to Jabal Amman & Downtown

Tuition and Financial Aid:

The total cost for PGLA – November 2016 is 1000 (USD). The fee includes tuition fees, accommodation, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, tutorial & study materials, Dead Sea day visit, Wadi Rum camping and transportation to and from the airport.

PGLA are delighted to offer financial aid for qualified participants. In order to be considered

for financial aid, you need to apply by October 15, 2016.

Application Process:

  1. Download the PGLA application form: Word Doc | PDF
  2. Fill out the application. Save it along with a copy of your resume and letter of recommendation (optional) in a single Zip file.
  3. Attach the Zip file to an email sent to [email protected].

You will receive a reply with our decision within 2 weeks of your application submission. Once you receive your admissions decision, you will have three weeks to confirm enrollment in the academy.


  • October 15, 2016 – priority deadline & scholarship application deadline
  • November 1, 2016 – regular application deadline

Please note, PGLF is not responsible for visa procurement and does not handle country-specific details. You are, therefore, expected to research the details and deadlines for the visa application yourself prior to applying for PGLA to ensure you receive the visa in time, should you be admitted.

Should you have any further questions, please contact at [email protected]

Originally published by: Preparing Global Leaders Academy

Preparing Global Leaders Academy