Become a Global Leader

The Young Future Leader Programme is designed to give you the important soft skills to become a global leader! Every week, one of our academics gives a virtual 1-hour session on a topic related to leadership development. After the 6 weeks, you will receive a certificate of participation based on a quiz completion from National College of Ireland. Are you ready to change the world?

Programme Overview
In this video, we provide an overview of the Young Future Leader Programme topics and how you can participate.

Programme Summary


Find below some frequently asked questions about the Young Future Leader programme: 

Who is the programme for?

  • Participants aged between 16 and above
  • Leadership potential with passion for changing and impacting the world around them

Why should I participate?

  1. Gain the leadership soft-skills you will need for your future 
  2. Meet and network with other young leaders like you!
  3. Receive a participation certificate you can put on your resumé
Impact the world!

Is there a cost to participate?

There is no cost to participate in the Young Future Leader Programme by National College of Ireland. To participate, you have to sign-up on the NCI Unibuddy event page.

How do I receive a certificate?

After the 6 weeks, you will receive a certificate of participation based on a quiz completion from National College of Ireland.

  • The quiz will be sent to the email address you used to sign-up for the programme, on 5th September week. We will also make the quiz available on the programme page at Unibuddy
  • The quiz is 12 multiple-answer questions on the topics covered on the programme 
  • Only participants who successfully score 70%+ will receive a certificate of participation

Can I chat with other participants?

Participants will be able to join the NCI community of global young future leaders. The Unibuddy community is set up for participants to meet and connect. You will receive an email invitation to join this exclusive community on the first day of the programme, the 20th of July 2022. 

Another benefit to joining the community is that halfway through the six-week programme, we will have a zoom Connect Café where we will meet and greet other young Future Leaders and have some fun.

Please, note the NCI Unibuddy community is not mandatory to participate in but is highly recommended to make the most out of your experience.