Major projects undertaken by Leadership Inc China in Fall 2018 included…
- Strategic Planning for Shenzhen Women’s Federation
- Facilitating Annual Alumni Conference of EU-China NGO Twinning Program
- Training Participatory Community Development and Group Facilitation Methods (GFM) training program for communities leaders in Chengdu, China
- Shenzhen Female Leaders Study group
- Faculty Orientation in Research and Teaching Excellence (FORTE) training for AIACHE (All Indian Association for Christian Higher Education)
- Community and Children involvement program with the Shanghai International Jewelry Exhibition
- Cross Cultural Training program for NGOs officer in Changsha, China
On 6th – 7th September 2018 Ms.Karen Lim and LI colleague, Ms. He Liang,facilitated 40 female leaders from district offices and industrial/media representatives through a planning process to develop the SZ Wormen Federation 5 year plan. This was the first time for the Women’s Federation to do undertake a planning process involving colleagues and stakeholders rather than simply accepting a strategic plan produced by the Strategy Department.
Facilitating Annual Alumni Conference of EU-China NGO Twinning Program
7th – 8th September 2018 in Hong Kong, Mr. Mark Pixley facilitated the Annual Alumni conference for 80 NGO leaders involved with the EU-China Twinning Program. The program focused on creating opportunities for knowledge sharing, developing the network and developing common projects.
Training Participatory Community Development and GFM Program for communities leaders in Chengdu, China
3th – 15th September 2018 Karen and Ms. Yoyo Yu taught a “Participatory Community Development and GFM” program with 53 Chengdu City community leaders. The program explored Chengdu’s city positioning, and Community Development model and how communities align the city and country plans.
Shenzhen Female Leaders Study group
We established a one year plan for training Shenzhen Female Leaders and organize a weekly Study group including activities involving design thinking, music appreciation and career planning. These activities are supported by the local party committee and are held at the Luohu Party Service Center.
Faculty Orientation in Research and Teaching Excellence (FORTE) training for AIACHE (All Indian Association for Christian Higher Education)
We provided the facilitation training section of the FORTE program coordinated by AIACHE and Salesian College, Sonata. This was a 5 day training program for 30 lecturers and professors at Christian Colleges in India.
10th – 13th December 2018 Karen coordinated a cooperation with UBM, an international exhibition organizer, to involve a local community and an autism NGO in a recent jewelry exhibition.This involved a gallery to display painting by autistic children, jewelry created from these paintings, and child-parent jewelry design activities. The General Manager of UBM China was excited the warmth and involved created and will apply the model in future exhibitions.
Cross Cultural Training program for NGOs officer in Changsha, China
12th December 2018, Mark was delivered a “Traveling through Cultures” workshop at Changsha for 30 NGO leaders from across China.
This post was written for ICAI’s monthly bulletin the Global Buzz, January 2019.