Monthly Leadership Forum

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Summary

The MLF involves building the capacity of middle-level managers at SUA, including Deans, Directors and Heads of Department so that they can handle their responsibilities as the managers of their respective units. However, more importantly so that they can provide leadership to the transformation process that is being undertaken at SUA under the restructuring plan approved by the Council of SUA in 2014. It is assumed that there is no significant change that can take place within SUA, without close involvement of this cadre of leaders. This cadre is the one that will determine the success or failure of the restructuring process.

Current Status

The MLF has been conceived as a long term activity that will involve regular “Monthly Leadership Forums” whereby Deans, Directors and Heads of Department will be meeting once a month for a brief session of sharing lessons, experiences and also have an opportunity to learn about best practices in management and leadership. So far there have been two rounds of Monthly Leadership Forums and these are envisaged to continue for the coming months.

Key Actors at SUA

This activity is being implemented with full support of the SUA Top Management – the VC and the two DVCs.

iAGRI Coordinator

Program Manager for Leadership Development
Asia Barnabas

Project Timing

Start date of the first ‘Conversation that Matters’: March, 2014


Overall Completion

Stage 1 – Conversations That Matter

Monthly Leadership Forums were introduced as a continuation of the Induction Training. After careful research it was decided they will be offered to SUA Dept. Heads, Directors and Deans Twice a month.

The first two Leadership forums were conducted during the month of March 2015.

Stage 2 – Ways That Work

Stage 3 -Changes That Sustain

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