|Phone||+251 11 618 03 31|
|Mobile||+251 91 164 09 34|
|Location||Bole Roundabout, T.K.2 Bldg, 3rd Floor, Suite #309; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Primary Category||Management/ Project Consultancy/Studies|
The Center for African Leadership Development (CALD) is a center founded in Ethiopia, by Ethiopians who have served national, international organizations and institutions in different parts of the world, in various leadership development and capacity building initiatives. Drawing from various researched and recognized approaches and frameworks, it currently provides Leadership Development programs, coaching services and taylor-made professional development programs.
CALD is a firm committed to integrity, excellence and a groundbreaking uplift of human potential.
CALD, through its vibrant mix of high caliber staff and associates, offers a buffet of over 24 training topics, including:
Through our consultancy services, we provide solutions for:
CALD undergirds every training and consultancy effort with well-founded in-house research capability. We also conduct self-initiated and partnership-based research projects in the area of human capital and organizational development. Moreover, we carry out related research undertakings per demand.
At CALD, we have produced several publications in the areas of leadership and management, both hard copies and e-publications.
In addition to its newsletters, CALD has produced two special editions of a leadership magazine titled “Aha!”, and has published an Amharic book containing collection of leadership stories and tales, under the title “የአመራር ተረክ” , the second volume of which shall be published soon.
Approaches to content delivery will follow the principles of adult learning and will have the following features:
I-LEAD is an intensive three-month leadership development program. It brings together personal development, leadership development and change leadership.
Comprised of trainings, book reviews, field visits, assessments and a BREAKTHROUGH project, it sets out to bring a groundbreaking change in both organizational and personal endeavors.
Testimonials of former I-LEAD participants
I-LEAP is a one-month management and leadership fundamentals course for personal growth and initiating change. It boosts one’s strive for leadership and management practice to bring concrete influence on mindset shifts, habits formation, and basic behavioral changes.
We have so far worked with over 70 organizations. Here are a few:
Ahadu Gebreamlak (LLB)
Mr. Ahadu, CALD’s managing director and country director of Cherokee Consulting (a US based company), has been working in the areas of personal and organizational development for over 15 years especially as a leadership development consultant, learning facilitator and trainer, and organizational development expert. He has also passed through rigorous courses and received competency certificates in leadership, management and several related fields.
Lemma Degefa (PhD)
Dr. Lemma has over 36 years of successful professional experience in the field of Management, Leadership, Country Strategy Plan and Development, Project Planning and Management, Coaching and Training. He has 24 years of International Employment abroad as the Lutheran World Federation Executive Officer in Zambia and Malawi, and Regional Program Coordinator for East and Central Africa based in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Lemma is currently serving as secretary general of Hope Enterprises.
Ededeya Assefa (MBA)
Mr. Ededeya, obtaining his MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Scotland, has amassed a wealth of hands on experience, which he gained through working with multinational companies such as Shell Oil Products Africa, BonusLink Malaysia, and Shell Oil Products Asia Pacific. In his training manager role while in Shell, Ededeya was responsible for competence and leadership development of over 100 shell staff through structured process of competence assessment, gap identification, program development, and execution of learning interventions. He has attended and facilitated a number of local, Pan-African and global Management and Leadership development courses. Ededeya is currently general manager of Enrich Agro Industry.