About This Course

  • This course comprises five modules, with each focusing on one quality of courageous leadership exemplified in Desmond Tutu’s life.

  • Each module includes a short video, a few ideas that explore the topic more deeply, and questions for you to apply it to your life.

  • Through this course, you will discover just how powerful your everyday actions can be in building a life of courageous leadership.

Course Curriculum

    1. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu: A life of courageous leadership

    1. Introduction

    2. Action

    3. Do what you can where you are

    4. Take action

    1. Introduction

    2. Ubuntu

    3. Honour the humanity of all people

    4. Embody ubuntu

    1. Introduction

    2. Indignation

    3. Channel righteous anger for transformation

    4. Process anger

    1. Introduction

    2. Dialogue

    3. Dare to have courageous conversations

    4. Practise dialogue

    1. Introduction

    2. Hope

    3. Know what you're fighting for

    4. Nurture hope

About This Course

  • Free
  • 21 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

The Tutu Courageous Leadership Course is part of the work of the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, the official legacy organisation of one of the world’s most iconic leaders and his life-long partner. We take the Tutus' example into the future by nurturing leaders of courage.

Visit our Truth to Power virtual exhibition on Tutu and the struggle against apartheid.

Supported By

Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Bayerische Staatskanzlei