Abundant Leadership Foundations
This module led by Richard Taylor (Wellspring Foundation for Education co-founder & Rwanda country director) introduces the concept of Abundant Leadership, and highlights the Biblical perspective of leadership based on Jesus’ model. We discuss the shift from traditional position-based leadership to servant leadership in the African context. Leaders are provided with tools to determine their personal leadership style, and are helped to further articulate a vision for transforming education in their community. ALI students will gain a deeper understanding of the cross-cutting themes for the program and the six characteristics of an Abundant Leader.
Listen to Dr. Ben Thomas, an accomplished keynote speaker and organizational consultant, give very useful tips for self leadership. You will learn how to develop your “Big Rocks” and organize a breakdown of your priorities. Ben’s unique method of organizing himself, his family, and his service at his organization will challenge you and inspire you to take personal action in your own life. Using Biblical references to guide his discussion on leadership, his perspective will cause you to change the way you look at leading yourself.
Biblical Worldview & Values
Dr. Tim Brubaker shares his expertise and experience in the area of Christian leadership. He is the director of CLIR Ministries in Rwanda. Tim gives practical examples of how to be a Christian leader within an organization. By using many real-life examples from his own experience, Tim focuses on lifetime principles in the local context. He is a master of Kinyarwanda, so many are eager to engage with him on a personal level. He is engaging and passionate about Christian leadership, and students are always eager to listen and learn from him.
Helps leaders learn fundamental principles of strategic planning and build a strategic plan for their vision. Leaders will also be provided with tools for measuring and evaluating success.
Leaders are taught how to build teams and empower other leaders through practical exercises and activities.
Coaching & Mentoring
This session will go more in-depth on coaching and mentoring, and help participants develop a plan for supporting other leaders in their community.
Asset-Based Community Development
Leaders are taught how to identify assets from within their own community and strategically link them to achieve vision.
School Leadership Principles & Practices
This module provides management tips and basic principles for school leaders on issues such as school governance, financial management, and human resources.