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ELP Leadership Training

ELP Leadership Training brings together leadership experts from across the globe to equip aspiring African leaders with the skills and morals necessary for effective leadership.

Topics covered during the training include but not limited to financial literacy, leadership communication, ethical leadership, creative leadership, international relation and diplomacy, etc. Webinar holds on Fridays, 8pm to 10pm (WAT).

2021 Trainings

 

CREATIVE LEADERSHIP TRAINING

MEET OUR FACILITATORS

Dubem Agbakoba. EMS Lead Auditor (IMSA)

I’ve over 19 years experience with over 10 years Management and Team leadership in the Telecommunications Sector in Nigeria and this makes me an invaluable resource in the Telecommunications sector, Environmental Regulatory and Community Management space in Nigeria. Worked at entry, middle, senior management and executive management capacities at MTN Nigeria as the pioneer HSE Coordinator, Airtel Nigeria where I set up the EMS dept which ensured IFC funding and regulatory compliance. At MTN and Airtel Networks, I managed all systems and processes for environmental regulatory compliance. At ATC Nigeria Wireless Infrastructure Limited, (“ATC Nigeria”) an offshore operation of Boston based American Tower Corporation (“ATC”), I was a pioneer member of the Executive Council (“EXCO”) in Nigeria charged with HSE responsibilities and have significantly contributed to ATC Nigeria being the preferred Infraco in Nigeria. My capacity to ethically and successfully navigate through very complex operational challenges within the environmental regulatory functions, communities with tendencies for business disruptions as well as the Ministries, Department and Agencies (“MDAs”) is verifiably unapparelled in the industry. My successes in securing relevant environmental regulatory approvals well ahead of projected record time, expedited resolution of very simple and complex issues across the various geopolitical zones, strategic and professional advice to other offshore ATC operations in the middle East, and Africa (“EMEA”) are other facts validating my achievements in the sector. My relationships and strategic partnership with all relevant external stakeholders in this regard have continued to endear ATC Nigeria to the hearts and minds of all its partners. This is further demonstrated in my ability, working with my teams to have proactively averted any environmental regulatory sanctions for any alleged environmental non-compliances to local legislation from inception to date. The same also applied to MTN Nigeria and Airtel Nigeria all through my career at both organisations.

Long Term Goal: Environment Health & Safety and Corporate Relationship Management Consulting

Specialist Skills: Corporate Relationship Brokerage and Management, Skilled Negotiator, Environment Health, Safety and Community Affairs Management/Consulting, Facility Management, Resources Management, Mediation Management, etc

Nnakwe Chris Emeka.

Chris is a Chartered Human Resources Professional, a Nonprofit Leadership and Management expert with almost 15 years’ experience in Human Resources Management, CSR & Sustainability, and Core Banking Operations. Driven by a passion to contribute to the goals and objective of great organizations if given adequate opportunities for creativity and innovation and life impacting opportunities.

 Some of his international engagements include:  

  • United Nations Global Compact, – UN Global Leaders’ Summit- Multi-stakeholder stocktaking on progress towards the achievement of the Global Goals at international, regional and local levels. – New York – September, 24, 2018.
  • New Delhi, India. – UN Global Compact – Local Network Conference –Making Global Goals, Local Business – 2016
  • Equator Principle/IFC Conference, – Annual General meeting and Community of Learning for member countries/organizations – Washington DC, – November, 2018.

Brazil – November, 2017. United Kingdom, – November, 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, – November, 2015 

  • CSR AFRICA- KIGALI, RWANDA, African Bankers Award to represent Fidelity on CSR Awards- 2015
  • African Bankers Award, – Abidjan, Cote’d Ivoire. – 2016- Fidelity Bank – Nominated as Best Social Impact Bank – Nigeria 2016 – CSR Award

 Some of his personal publications/ paper presentations:

  • Thriving in the Market Place (co-authored with Oscar Frank).
  • Analysis of the Importance of Human Capital in Fidelity Bank Plc.
  • Effect of Party System on Nigerian Democracy (a case study of Obasanjo and Babangida’s Regime).

In June 2018, Chris was made Group Head, Human Resource

Business Partnership & Recruitment, CSR & Sustainability, Fidelity Bank Plc. a position he has used to drive the Bank’s brand profitability through effective HR business partnering, human capital management, Corporate Social Investment and Sustainability.

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING

MEET OUR FACILITATOR

Father Godswill

Godswill Uchenna Agbagwa.

Godswill Uchenna Agbagwa is a Catholic priest, an ethicist, an academic, a socialpreneur, a youth animator and founder of CSAAE. He was born in Umueze, a small village in Ikeduru LGA of Imo State, Nigeria.

 Fr. Godswill is highly educated. His primary education was at Community Primary School Umueze, where he graduated on top of his class with distinction. His secondary education was at St. Peter Claver Seminary Okpala, where he also graduated with the best result. For his undergraduate studies, he attended Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri (an affiliate of Pontifical Urban University Rome) and graduated on top of his class with triple Summa Cum Laude in Philosophy, Theology and Religion respectively. He holds MA in Legal and Ethical Studies from the University of Baltimore, STL (Licentiate in Theology) from Sacred Heart Seminary Detriot (an aggregate of St. Thomas Aquinas University Rome) and Doctorate in Moral Theology & Ethics from the Catholic University of America Washington D.C, He has advanced certificates in Workplace Mediation and Clinical Pastoral Care.

 Fr. Godswill is passionate about human development. His first assignment as a priest was to serve as a parochial vicar at St. Mulumba’s Catholic Parish Owerri where, as urban youth chaplain, he helped youths develop their talents and challenged them to tackle community problems. His youth group produced music albums and movies. He also served as Dean of Students Affairs at St. Peter Claver Seminary Okpala before migrating to the United States where, as a U.S. citizen, he served as Chaplain at Catholic Charities of Baltimore and currently serves as University professor and University Chaplain at Frostburg State University Maryland. Dr. Godswill also represents African Civil Societies at the World Bank and IMF Civil Society Policy Forum Working Group. He is a frequent TV and conference guest speaker as well as writer on issues of African development. He gives about 60% of his income to CSAAE.

LEADERSHIP FINANCE TRAINING

MEET OUR FACILITATORS

 

Mr. Chinedum Godwin Anowuru.

Mr. Anowuru is a consummate professional banker/accountant and administrator with hands-on experience in both the financial and Oil & Gas services sectors of the Nigerian economy. He is a shrewd Corporate Governance and risk management professional with more than three decades experience facilitating corporate governance, regulatory compliance, financial services management, strategic planning decision-making, problem solving and Human Capital development among many others.

Mr. Anowuru holds an MBA degree in Financial Management and an LL.B. He also holds the Fellowship Certificates of several Professional Bodies including:

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, (FCIB);
  • Fellow, Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered) – (FNIM);
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Management Auditors – (FICMA);
  • Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administrators of Nigeria – (FCAI);
  • Fellow, Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria – (FISM) among others too. He is also a Member of the Institute Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is presently a Doctorate student.

Mr. Anowuru has held the following key managerial positions over the years:

  • Regional Manager/AGM, Universal Trust Bank Ltd/Trade Bank Plc;
  • AGM – Finance/Administration, West African Oilfield Services Ltd;
  • AGM – Finance/Administration, Trans Coastal Off-Shore Marine (TCO) Ltd;
  • DGM/Group Head, Delmar Petroleum Company Ltd;
  • General Manager, Dan Harry Nigeria Ltd (Oil & Gas/Marine Company);
  • General Manager, Marketing/HR, Capital Portfolio & Investment System (CAPIS) Limited;
  • Principal Consultant, Money Fund Consults Ltd;
  • Part-Time lecturer – Rivers State University – lecturing Finance/banking courses;
  • Part-Time Lecturer – University of PH (Faculty of Management Sciences)
  • Part-Time Lecturer – Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic;
  • Lecturer – Chartered Institute of Bankers Professional Examinations;
  • Faculty Member, Rome Business School, Nigeria, lecturing IHRM; Marketing & Communications. Supervised sixteen (16) Masters Degree Project Studentsand a member of Project defense Panel.
  • He is a regular paper presenter on current national issues among others.

Professionally, he holds very responsible positions in some of the professional bodies including Council/Committee member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) for three consecutive tenors running; Audit Committee member – Nigeria Institute  of Management (Chartered).

Mr. Chinedum Anowuru has held many leadership positions both in the Catholic Church where he worships with his family, Community, Socio-Cultural Organizations and Schools where he had held chairmanship position of the PTA for a couple of years. He is a multiple award winner from several organizations and bodies and a Justice of Peace (JP). He has attended many leadership, management and Corporate Governance Programs. He is happily married and blessed with five (5) lovely children.

Mr Chidi Iwuchukwu.

Since surviving a harrowing kidnapping experience, Chidi resolved to help individuals with challenged and complex background to face their worst fears and dare new and mighty things.

He has led an impressive career in the financial services industry with a proven track record of helping small businesses improve customer retention, devise engagement plans and increase escalation of customer issues. Chidi was honored as the best the performing Retail Business Manager for four years at Diamond Bank Plc.

He possesses a unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit, combined with a deep passion to use technology to scale up small businesses. This passion was deployed to successfully manage an event management start-up from an idea to become Top 3 in the local market in less than 3 years.

Chidi’s curiosity and fascination with what is important to people has shaped his determination to work with high performing companies and to make a difference in people’s lives. Beyond his professional work, Chidi is proud to call Edmonton Alberta home where he lives with his wife and three sons. An avid reader and life-long learner, he is a teacher at heart with a true passion in helping others be inspired, educated, willing to work hard in order to achieve unlimited success and to Deliver The Future!

Samson I. Okolinta.

is the CEO of PEFA SOLUTIONS, a Solutions Driven Company with interests in Management Consulting, Analytics, Agriculture and the Knowledge Industries.

He’s an intelligent economist with a five (5) year experience in research and in the think tank industry and three years of professional experience in business development.

He is highly recognized for talents in strategy development and providing corporate visions. He converts strategic plans into tactical reality and devises new programs and initiates successful processes to produce highly engaging and professional services with maximum revenue.

After graduation from the University, Samson started his career with Sprint Consulting, a management and tax consulting firm based in Ilupeju, Lagos and Nwobi and Co, a financial audit firm.

Samson has worked with several clients and trained individuals and organizations on business management and resource mobilization. He has prepared modules and made presentations on platforms such as the Tony Elumelu Foundation (2021), National Body of the Nigerian Economics Students Association (2020), the School of Theology, Attaku (2019), the International Monetary Fund (2019), the Centre for Social Awareness, Advocacy and Ethics (2018, 19, 20) and several others.

He has received several awards, including the CEO of the Year Award (2020), Genius of the Year Award by the Director of Social of the Imo State SUG (2019), and also, the best graduating student of Economics (2017).

Lukman Shobowale.

Co-founder/Head, Business Development; Dukiya Investments

Email: lukmanshobowale@dukiyang.com

Phone: +234 812 358 4783

Website: https://lukmanshobowale.com/

Lukman Shobowale is a seasoned realtor and business magnate with a reputation for tenaciously protecting his clients’ interests, serving them with savvy client-focused negotiations and state-of-the-art opportunities; wielding uncompromising integrity as the hallmark of his services.

Being a high-impact real estate broker in the last 4 years, Lukman has amassed a history of selling some of the nation’s most prestigious luxury homes. His sales consistently rank in the top 10 property sales across Nigeria. His contacts and vast networks leverage his enthusiasm and expertise which enhances his clients’ satisfaction.

Over the years, Lukman has trained and helped over 20 young people to embrace real estate as a full-time career.

When he’s not busy closing deals, he enjoys sharing knowledge across speaking platforms and championing the advocacy for peace, and youth inclusion in leadership and governance.

Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 ELP Financial Literacy Training. This is a FREE training but the following conditions apply: 

  1. Trainees who successfully complete the training will be issued certificates. A certificate in a leadership communication course taught by renowned communication scholars and issued by a reputable organization like CSAAE can be very useful in many ways. In some countries it can be used to fulfill pre-requisite course work in a major or minor area that requires communication as a pre-requisite. It can also be used to fulfill a full course work in relevant areas. This can save you a lot of money and time too. Some employees require a certificate in leadership communication training as a proof that one has some training in communication. Of course, having it on your CV will be a plus as many employers today are looking for employees who can communicate effectively. To receive this certificate, trainee must:

(i) Attend the 4 classes and pass all tests.

(ii) Pay a fee of N3,000.00 only for the e-certificate.

  1. Trainees who do not attend the 4 classes can still obtain the certificate but they must purchase the PowerPoint presentation and audio/video recordings of the classes they missed, review the materials and pass the accompanying tests.

The materials for one class including the PowerPoints, video/audio recordings cost N1,000.00. They must also pay the e-certificate fee of N3,000.00.

  1. Trainees who cannot attend any of the classes but do not want the certificate can access any of the classes by paying a fee of N1,000.00 to access the PowerPoint and audio/video recordings of each class.

  1. Trainees who want the certificate but cannot attend any of the classes must purchase the PowerPoint and audio/video presentations of the classes. They must pass all tests. They must also pay N3,000.00 for e-certificate.

  1. No trainee is entitled to the PowerPoint and audio/video presentations including those that complete the entire free training. Whoever needs the presentations must purchase them but attending the class is free.

  1. If a trainee misses one class, he or she cannot be admitted into the next class without passing the test for the class missed before the next class. This means that trainee must purchase the training materials for the class missed at N,1000.00 each, review the materials and pass the tests prior to admittance into the next class.

  1. Finally, a trainee must decide which option that suits him or her after the first class. Only trainees that make commitments after the first class can participate in the second class.

If you are still interested, please complete the short application form below. 

LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION TRAINING

MEET OUR FACILITATORS

 

 

Rev. Fr. Dr. Boniface NkemAnusiem.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Boniface NkemAnusiem is a Catholic Priest, professional writer, dynamic and motivational speaker and an erudite communication expert. He is an author of six books, numerous articles in magazines and journals. He has attended and presented academic papers in conferences, conventions, workshops and colloquiums in the United Kingdom, Austria, Lithuania, the United States of America and Nigeria. Rev. Dr, Bonnie has a chain of degrees which includes Philosophy and Theology (Urban University Rome), Religious Studies (Imo State University Nigeria), Pastoral Communication (Masters, University of Calabar, Nigeria). Others are Media Arts (Doctorate, University of Abuja, Nigeria), Clinical Pastoral Education (Reading Hospital and School of Health Sciences Pennsylvania USA) and Strategic Communication (Masters, Seton Hall University New Jersey, USA). Further Ph.D. research in Contemporary Communication (Regent University Virginia Beach USA). Read more about Fr. Boniface.

 

Dr. Confidence Uwazuruike

Confidence is a Research Project Manager and Lecturer at Bournemouth University and a Consultant with Pronoia Consulting, Nigeria. He has a PhD in Journalism and Communication from Bournemouth University and more than six years of experience in research and product development. He has been involved in the development of two start-ups in Nigeria, one of which is currently a multimillion-naira company. His expertise includes consulting, media and public relations, research and business development. 

Learn more about Dr. Confidence

 

 

Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski

Elesha is a professor of Communication Studies, a major which includes three track options: Conflict Communication; Leadership Communication; and Public Communication and Rhetorical Studies. She also teaches and coordinate Leadership Studies, which emphasizes organizational and citizen leadership and features an annual leadership residency program to support campus and community leadership development. Her work is also focused on dialogue and deliberation. From 2012-2014, she managed a community dialogue series to sustain campus and community relationships in Frostburg, MD, supported by the Maryland Judiciary’s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office. In 2015 she helped to facilitate campus dialogue following unrest in Baltimore riots and organized dialogue sessions for law enforcement, campus, and community, with support and participation from the NAACP local branch 7007 and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights projects. Read more about Dr. Elesha

Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 ELP Effective Communication Training. Please download the training schedule and read it before applying. This is a FREE training but the following conditions apply: 

 

  1. Trainees who successfully complete the training will be issued certificates. A certificate in a leadership communication course taught by renowned communication scholars and issued by a reputable organization like CSAAE can be very useful in many ways. In some countries it can be used to fulfill pre-requisite course work in a major or minor area that requires communication as a pre-requisite. It can also be used to fulfill a full course work in relevant areas. This can save you a lot of money and time too. Some employees require a certificate in leadership communication training as a proof that one has some training in communication. Of course, having it on your CV will be a plus as many employers today are looking for employees who can communicate effectively. To receive this certificate, trainee must:

(i) Attend the 4 classes and pass all tests.

(ii) Pay a fee of N3,000.00 only for the e-certificate.

 

  1. Trainees who do not attend the 4 classes can still obtain the certificate but they must purchase the PowerPointpresentation and audio/video recordings of the classes they missed, review the materials and pass the accompanying tests.

The materials for one class including the PowerPoints, video/audio recordings cost N1,000.00. They must also pay the e-certificate fee of N3,000.00.

 

  1. Trainees who cannot attend any of the classes but do not want the certificate can access any of the classes by paying a fee of N1,000.00 to access the PowerPoint and audio/video recordings of each class.

 

  1. Trainees who want the certificate but cannot attend any of the classes must purchase the PowerPoint and audio/videopresentations of the classes. They must pass all tests. They must also pay N3,000.00 for e-certificate.

 

  1. No trainee is entitled to the PowerPoint and audio/video presentations including those that complete the entire free training. Whoever needs the presentations must purchase them but attending the class is free.

 

  1. If a trainee misses one class, he or she cannot be admitted into the next class without passing the test for the class missed before the next class. This means that trainee must purchase the training materials for the class missed at N,1000.00 each, review the materials and pass the tests prior to admittance into the next class.

 

  1. Finally, a trainee must decide which option that suits him or her after the first class. Only trainees that make commitments after the first class can participate in the second class.

If you are still interested, please complete the short application form below. 

 The 5 Virtues of Effective Leaders

 

Core-Values

 

This leadership training immerses aspiring leaders in the five cardinal virtues of effective leaders. They are virtues because they are good habits every leader must possess to be effective. They are cardinal virtues because most leadership competencies flow from them. Those who imbibe these virtues can be sure to effective at any level of leadership they find themselves.

Meet our Facilitators

 

Father Godswill

 

 

SOLIDARITY

Dr. Godswill Agbagwa – priest, ethicist, socialpreneur and Founder of CSAAE – was born in Nigeria and ordained for the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri in 2003. He studied Philosophy & Theology in Nigeria while his graduate studies were in the United States where he obtained MA in Legal &Ethical Studies from the University of Baltimore; STL in Theology from Sacred Heart, Detriot and Doctorate in Moral Theology/Ethics from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. He has graduate certificates in Workplace Mediation and Clinical Pastoral Care.

His experience with poverty as a teenager led him to dedicate his priestly ministry to social development. Since his ordination, he has taught, worked and pursued research in the social development sector. His first assignment as a priest was to serve as a parochial vicar at St. Mulumba’s Parish Owerri where he helped youths build their talents and worked with them to tackle social problems. He was also an Instructor at Holy Rosary College and Dean of Students Affairs at St. Peter Claver Seminary where he taught ethics and social studies, before migrating to the United States. As a U.S. citizen, he has worked with young adults as associate priest; in hospitals, universities and Catholic Charities as chaplain and; taught social ethics and legal studies in colleges, universities and seminaries as an adjunct professor.

His passion for social development led him to found CSAAE, a nonprofit dedicated to helping young people build great careers, cultivate a spirit of entrepreneurship, become leaders of character and embrace their roles as critical actors in building a better Africa. Convinced of the important role of ethics towards development, he has over the years developed modules that provide solutions to ethics challenges hindering development whether in the professional, business, political, academic, social development or religious world.

His accomplishments in the area of social development led to his election as the representative of African CSOs at the World Bank/IMF (2018 to 2020). He is a frequent TV, Retreat and Conference guest speaker as well as writer on issues of social development. He has spoken at Harvard African Development Conference, World Bank/IMF Spring & Fall Meetings and African Union. He has also preached retreats for priests in the United States on Catholic social concerns. He is the author of several articles and books including “Solidarity as a Virtue” and “Career Paths: Capacities, Competencies and Character.” He is the editor of C-Journal, the African Journal of Development.

Accountability

ACCOUNTABILITY

Steve Kirsch was one of eight children, growing up near Boston, Massachusetts.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree (1975) and his MBA (1979) from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

He moved to Detroit to take a job with Ford Motor Company. Steve worked in a variety of financial jobs at Ford, including financial analysis, marketing, operations, and treasury.

In addition to his year’s in Detroit, Steve spent three years each in Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia.

He is a committed Christian who is active in his Catholic parish.

INTEGRITY

Dr. Ezeugwu is an American Board-Certified Cardiologist and an Assistant professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His specialties are in Cardiology (invasive and non-invasive), Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Health services. He possesses a unique acumen in medicine (clinical/research), leadership and entrepreneurship, backed with integrity and strong Christian values. He has authored many medical articles, book chapters, dissertations, health care blogs and videos etc. He considers his book on FAITH as his best work – Faith and Receiving from God – The Spiritual Analysis, 2017- USA Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.

CREATIVITY

Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Jude Chikodi Ike is a priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of owerri.

He holds a doctorate degree in Dogmatic theology.

He served as secretary and chancellor to the Archdiocese for several years.

He taught part-time at the Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri.

Currently, he is the Chaplain at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Chaplaincy, Federal University of Technology Owerri.

He loves working with Young people and has been a mentor to many prominent persons including our very own Rev. Fr. Dr. Godswill Agbagwa.

PUNCTUALITY

Patrick Nwakama, Pharm.D., BCPS, FNAPPSA is a Senior Pharmacologist at the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA), Adjunct Professor, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and Fellow, Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) Inc.

He is a current Board member of CSAAE and NAPPSA.

Dr. Nwakama is currently an Editor-in-Chief of American Journal of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Science (AJPPS) and previously served as an Associate Editor of Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (TJPR).

Dr. Nwakama received BS degrees in Chemistry and Pharmacy (magna-cum-laude) from Southwestern Oklahoma State University USA. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from University of Minnesota USA and completed a Pharmacology Research Fellowship at Creighton University School of Medicine.

Prior to joining US FDA 25 years ago, Dr. Nwakama was the Clinical Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at St Joseph Medical Center Maryland USA for over 10 years

Training Guidelines 

Thank you for your interest in the “The 5 Virtues of Effective Leaders.” Please download the training schedule and read it before applying. This is a FREE training but the following conditions apply: 

1. Trainees who successfully complete the training will be issued certificates. A certificate in a leadership issued by a reputable organization like CSAAE can be very useful in many ways. In some countries it can be used to fulfill pre-requisite course work in a major or minor area that requires leadership class as a pre-requisite. It can also be used to fulfill a full course work in relevant areas. This can save you a lot of money and time too. Some employees require a certificate in leadership as a proof that one has some training in leadership. Of course, having it on your CV will be a plus as many employers today are looking for employees who can lead effectively. To receive this certificate, trainee must: (i) Attend all the classes and pass all tests. (ii) Pay a fee of N3,000.00 only for the e-certificate. 

2. Trainees who do not attend all the classes can still obtain the certificate but they must purchase the powerpoint presention and audio/video recordings of all the classes, review the materials and pass the accompanying tests.  The materials for one class including the powerpoints, video and audio recordings cost N1,000.00. They must also pay the e-certificate fee of N3,000.00 

3. Trainees who cannot attend any of the classes but do not want the certificate can access any of the classes by paying a fee of N1,000.00 to access the powerpoint and audio/video recordings of each class. 

4. Trainees who want the certificate but cannot attend any of the classes must purchase the powerpoint and audio/video presentations. They must pass all tests. They must also pay N3,000.00 for e-certificate. 

5. No trainee is entitled to the powerpoint and audio/video presentations including those that complete the entire free training. Whoever needs the presentations must purchase them but attending the class is free. 

If you are still interested, please complete the short application form below. 

2020 Leadership Trainings

FREE LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION TRAINING

July – October, 2020

This training is a full leadership communication class comparable to one semester communication class for  communication and leadership studies majors or minors.

Please click on the link below to download the full training schedule including topics and learning outcomes. 

ELP LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION TRAINING SCHEDULE JUL-OCT 2020

Meet Our Facilitators

Rev.-Fr.-Dr.-Boniface-Nkem-Anusiem.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem is a Catholic Priest, professional writer, dynamic and motivational speaker and an erudite communication expert. He is an author of six books, numerous articles in magazines and journals. He has attended and presented academic papers in conferences, conventions, workshops and colloquiums in the United Kingdom, Austria, Lithuania, the United States of America and Nigeria. Rev. Dr, Bonnie has a chain of degrees which includes Philosophy and Theology (Urban University Rome), Religious Studies (Imo State University Nigeria), Pastoral Communication ( Masters, University of Calabar, Nigeria). Others are Media Arts ( Doctorate, University of Abuja, Nigeria), Clinical Pastoral Education (Reading Hospital and School of Health Sciences Pennsylvania USA and Strategic Communication (Masters, Seton Hall University New Jersey, USA). Further Ph.d research in Contemporary Communication ( Regent University Virginia Beach USA). Read more at: https://regent.academia.edu/BONIFACEANUSIEM  https://frbonnie.com/about/

Dr.-Uchenna-Ekwo

Dr. Uchenna Ekwo

A journalist by training, mediator by temperament, and a teacher by choice. Educated in Nigeria and the United States, Ekwo holds a doctoral degree in Public Policy and Administration, MA degree in Mass Communication, and a Masters in Public Administration. He worked as journalists for 18 years, a period that earned him vast experience in reporting politics and training journalists in different countries. Among the media organizations, Ekwo worked include Radio Nigeria, Daily Star newspapers, Hints magazine, and Africa Independent Television. He served as Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists and host of Medialine – a popular television media-monitoring program. Currently, a Research Faculty at the Department of Mass Communications, Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York, Dr. Ekwo also taught at the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey. Read more at:  https://mycmpi.org/governance/uchenna-ekwo-ph-d/ 

Dr.-Austin-Nweze

Dr. Austin Nweze

Dr. Austin Nweze started out as an entrepreneur in 1990 after a brief stint with New Breed and the President magazines. For almost a decade he published Successful People magazine, the first Nigerian magazine focused on the promotion of entrepreneurship, which contributed to the recent interest and attention being given to the subject and sector by the government, universities, NGOs, and the private sector. For over 15 years he consulted for organizations on organizational transformation/revitalization and developed and delivered training programs for corporate organizations and government establishments in the areas of entrepreneurship development, venture management, leadership, six sigma, media relations, finance, financial planning, retirement planning, marketing, strategy, and soft skills. He is a workshop speaker and consultant at international conferences, seminars, and workshop. He has varied experiences in consulting for corporate and government institutions at different levels in business process and improvement. Read more at: https://romebusinessschool.ng/nweze-austin-ph-d/ 

Dr.-Confidence-Uwazuruike

Dr. Confidence Uwazuruike

Confidence is a Research Project Manager and Lecturer at Bournemouth University and a Consultant with Pronoia Consulting, Nigeria. He has a PhD in Journalism and Communication from Bournemouth University and more than six years of experience in research and product development. He has been involved in the development of two start-ups in Nigeria, one of which is currently a multimillion naira company. His expertise includes consulting, media and public relations, research and business development. Learn more at : https://www.linkedin.com/in/confidence-uwazuruike-phd-49736714/ 

Dr.-Elesha-L.-Ruminski

Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski

Elesha is a professor of Communication Studies, a major which includes three track options: Conflict Communication; Leadership Communication; and Public Communication and Rhetorical Studies. She also teach and coordinate Leadership Studies, which emphasizes organizational and citizen leadership and features an annual leadership residency program to support campus and community leadership development. Her work is also focused on dialogue and deliberation. From 2012-2014, she managed a community dialogue series to sustain campus and community relationships in Frostburg, MD, supported by the Maryland Judiciary’s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office. In 2015 she helped to facilitate campus dialogue following unrest in Baltimore riots and organized dialogue sessions for law enforcement, campus, and community, with support and participation from the NAACP local branch 7007 and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights. projects.  Read more at: www.frostburg.edu/dept/cmst  https://www.linkedin.com/in/elesha-l-ruminski-7ba28153/ 

Apply Now 

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 ELP Leadership Communication Training. Please download the training schedule and read it before applying. This is a FREE training but the following conditions apply: 

1. Trainees who successfully complete the training will be issued certificates. A certificate in a leadership communication course taught by renowned communication scholars and issued by a reputable organization like CSAAE can be can be very useful in many ways. In some countries it can be used to fulfill pre-requisite course work in a major or minor area that requires communication as a pre-requisite. It can also be used to fulfill a full course work in relevant areas. This can save you a lot of money and time too. Some employees require a certificate in leadership communication training as a proof that one has some training in communication. Of course, having it on your CV will be a plus as many employers today are looking for employees who can communicate effectively. To receive this certificate, trainee must: (i) Attend atleast 6 out of the 9 classes and pass all tests. (ii) Pay a fee of N3,000.00 only for the e-certificate. 

2. Trainees who do not attend atleast 6 classes can still obtain the certificate but they must purchase the powerpoint presention and audio/video recordings of the classes they wish to use to make up atleast 6 classes, review the materials and pass the accompanying tests.  The materials for one class including the powerpoints, video and audio recordings cost N1,000.00. They must also pay the e-certificate fee of N3,000.00 

3. Trainees who cannot attend any of the classes but do not want the certificate can access any of the 9 classes by paying a fee of N1,000.00 to access the powerpoint and audio/video recordings of each class. 

4. Trainees who want the certificate but cannot attend any of the classes must purchase the powerpoint and audio/video presentations of 6 classes or more. They must pass all tests. They must also pay N3,000.00 for e-certificate. 

5. No trainee is entitled to the powerpoint and audio/video presentations including those that complete the entire free training. Whoever needs the presentations must purchase them but attending the class is free. 

6. If a trainee misses one class, he or she cannot be admitted into the next class without passing the test for the class missed before the next class. This means that trainee must purchase the training materials for the class missed at N,1000.00 each, review the materials and pass the tests prior to admittance into the next class.  

7. Finally, a trainee must decide which option that suits him or her after the first class. Only trainees that make commitments after the first class can participate in the second class. 

If you are still interested, please complete the short application form below. 

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