The Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Boost Community, in partnership with Adaptive Change Advisors and People Power Health and with technical support from BCL, leaders of Immunization Academy, is excited to offer the new course, Boosting Leadership to Advance Life Course Immunization, beginning October 2023.
This interactive and integrated course will 1) build your technical knowledge and understanding of Life Course Immunization and 2) equip you with the adaptive leadership and community organizing skills needed to identify and respond to opportunities and challenges in developing and implementing a life course program.
Who is it for? This course is designed for sub-national and national immunization professionals.
Are there any prior courses that I need to take in order to be eligible for this course? Some prior knowledge of adaptive leadership or community organizing is helpful but not required. We strongly encourage you to take the online, self-paced introductory courses Discover Your Leadership Moment and Introduction to Community Activation in advance of the start of this course. For more information, please review the Boost Learning Journey page. Please note: this Boosting Leadership to Advance Life Course Immunization course fulfills the intermediate course Boosting Leadership to Activate Communities.
When is it? The course will run for seven weeks from October 19 to November 30, 2023. Ninety-minute mandatory live sessions will take place once per week on Thursdays at 1:00 PM UTC/GMT (check local time).
How much time will I need? The time commitment is approximately 2-4 hours per week, which includes live sessions, completion of micro-learning modules, and light, mandatory homework assignments.
Is there a certification? A certificate of completion will be provided based on live session attendance and completion of all assignments.
How much does it cost? This course is FREE for Boost members.
How do I participate? If you want to participate in this course, please fill out this brief application form. Please note: you will receive notification of your application status by October 16.
What language is this training offered in? This course is offered in English only. We hope to offer future iterations of this course in other languages.