LEAD2 MOOC Online Workshop University Governance and Academic Leadership in times of Global Uncertainty



Time: 12 January 2021, 10:00-11:30 (GMT+1)

  1. Welcoming Session 
  • Opening Address and Introduction of the Workshop

Moderator: Dr Aysun CALISKAN

  • Welcome Address and a brief Introduction of LEAD2 Project & LEAD2 MOOC

Prof. Dr Chang ZHU

  1. Session 1: University Governance in a Time of Pandemic 
  • Keynote Speech: University Governance in a Time of Pandemic: the case of pedagogical continuity at Université Alassane Ouattara in Côte d’Ivoire

Speaker: Saman Ange-Michel GOUGOU, Université Alassane Ouattara (Côte d’Ivoire)


  • Mentimeter interactive Poll 

Moderator: Zhengwen QI

  • Structured Discussion

Moderator: David CASTRO GARCIA

    • What are the challenges facing universities and higher education institutions against the backdrop of the global pandemic?
    • What is the work that academic leaders, teachers and administrators need to do differently from before?
    • What are the continuous effects and impacts on the future way of working and governance of the university and higher education institutions?
  • Panel Conclusion by Panel Moderator
  1. Session 2: Academic Leadership in a Pandemic Age
  • Keynote Speech: How to convert Covid Pandemic into an “Endemic” opportunity in a university setting

Speaker: Ibrahim YORGUN, Middle East Technical University (Turkey). 


  • Mentimeter interactive Poll

Moderator: Zhengwen QI

  • Structured Discussion

Moderator: Jean Claude CAGAS

    • Could you please share one example of effective leadership in the time of COVID-19? 
    • What are the practical strategies to lead a team in the pandemic situation?
    • Are there any perceived added values when learning MOOC on leadership development in the age of pandemic?
  • Panel Conclusion by Panel Moderator 
  1. Feedback and Poll 

Closing Session

FULL VIDEO can be found here



Program of the webinar

Presentation: Keynote speech 1 (Saman Ange-Michel GOUGOU)

Presentation: Keynote speech 2 (Ibrahim YORGUN)