|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||Consultancy/ Business and Investment|
Center for African Leadership Development (CALD) is a center, in Ethiopia, in operation for more than 10 years. We have the experience of working with hundreds of organizations in the government, NGO and business sectors. Our services are delivered by resource persons with a wealth of experience in their respective felds of expertise.
Drawing from various researched and cutting-edge approaches, CALD provides human capital development and organizational development solutions in the forms of training, consultancy, research and publications. Leadership capacity development constitutes the centerpiece of our work.
We at CALD underscore that enhanced and well-developed human capital at all levels makes all the difference in all sectors. Especially, investing on increasing leadership capacity across institutions has a promise of guaranteeing extraordinary results. When we make the human element work well in systems, then, everything else works well!
There is enough evidence from around the world and from our own hands-on experience that human capital, especially leadership capital, can be developed through accelerated and dynamic learning systems that yield breakthrough results.
Our programs target at generating inspiration for self-examination, re-programing thinking patterns, and cultivating new habits and behaviors that will be responsible for creating new realities – significantly enhanced relationships, work place harmony, productivity, innovativeness, professional excellence, customer satisfaction, proftability, sustainability and more.
We are committed to making the human element work in organizations across Africa and beyond so that teams and institutions mobilize their massive potential to do the remarkable and the extraordinary.
Our programs and interventions facilitate for shift in thinking and practice informed by cutting edge models such as:
To see enhanced leadership capacity that generates breakthrough results leading to transformational changes in Africa and beyond
To provide innovative and strategic human capital and organizational development solutions
Human beings, regardless of sex, race, and creed, are immeasurably valuable and carry immense capacity to transform their own lives and their circumstances. Our world will be a much better place by recognizing this fact and revering human dignity and potential.
Recognizing, investing on and harnessing the human potential is the linchpin of everything we do at CALD.
We mean what we say and we say what we mean. If we make a promise, we do our level best to make it good, even at great cost/ loss. Our primary satisfaction as a company comes from ascertaining that our clients trust our promise and rely on the solutions we provide. We strive to model integrity in all our endeavors
We know that we can continue to exist as a company as long as we add value to ourclients. But, we carry the aspiration that we work to add signifcant value to our clients’through excellent and dedicated services. Our clients’ satisfaction is the litmus test of oursuccess and the guarantee for our continued existence.
We relentlessly work to push the frontiers of human capacity development in Africa. We continuously commit to learn more about what works best for our company, clients andcommunities. We make it our duty to strive to co-create solutions that generate breakthrough results for our clients. Helping our clients score breakthrough results and makequantum leaps is our ultimate objective - making the impossible possible.
We recognize that relationship is the foundation of all sustainable accomplishments. We work towards building strong and long-term relationships among and across staff, management, clients and partners that is based on trust and mutual beneft. We envision that our collective harmony and collaboration will translate into benefting our larger communities, and the natural ecosystem around us.
We have developed over 50 training topics under Leadership (Thematic), Leadership (Strategic), Leadership (Cross Cutting), Managerial Effectiveness and Soft Skills bundles.
The list includes:
I-LEAD, I-LEAP, MDP, and YPAP (please see Flagship Programs after next page) Long - term training programs (more than 6 months)
Organization wide programs that help install learning systems that develop leadership capacity over many months. This includes executive/ management team learning systems coupled with coaching, general staff development programs, installing in-house capacity development systems and more.
• Top leadership
• Senior leadership and management team members
• Mid-level managers and supervisors
• General staff members
• Community members and stakeholders
We have customized our trainings for the Banking and NGO (Health, Climate, Capacity building and other concentrations) sector and Corporations that operate in multiple sectors.
We can also further customize our trainings for all sectors and meet the unique needs of our clients
I-LEAD is an intensive three-months long leadership development program. It brings together personal development, leadership development and triggering and sustaining transformational change courses.
Comprised of trainings, book reviews, feld visits, assessments and a BREAKTHROUGH project, it sets out to bring a groundbreaking change in both personal and organizational fronts.
Currently, the program has run for more than 8 rounds serving hundreds of business and NGO leaders. Participants include company owner/ founders, directors of different banks, managing directors and program managers of NGOs, and other senior managers.
In response to a recurring request from both organizational and individual clients we have worked with so far, we developed I-LEAP, a onemonth management and leadership fundamentals course for personal growth and initiating change.
It boosts one’s energy for transforming individual leadership and management practices. The program focuses on bringing about critical mindset shifts, new habits formation, and changes in behavior and practices.
MDP is a leadership and management program that is designed for middle level managers and supervisors working in different organizations.
The program is offered to a team of managers working within the same organization. While developing their leadership and management skills, it also helps them grow as a team of leaders who nurture a culture of high performance and excellence within the organization. The program is highly customizable. So far, it has been offered to Zemen Bank and Awash Wine.
Based on our extensive experience working with the new generation of workforce, CALD designed a program dubbed Young Professionals
Accelerator Program. The program focuses on key soft skills that are needed to excel in the work place. It is an on-the-job program that engages participants only a few hours a week, in a way that demonstrates what can be achieved through wellcrafted transformational action-learning process in three to six months time.
It will take participants through transformative learning processes focused on strategically selected cross-section of employees who will be supported to fuel their aspirations, hone their attitude and obtain inspiration for excellent service provision and superior performance with a longrange view of their professional development .
Teen-Lead is a program that focuses on teenagers between the ages of 11 and 18 years old aiming at initiating and sustaining a positive spiral of change in their lives.
The program is designed to bring practical impact on the following personal, talents, behavior and academics performance:
CALD utilizes a wide range of professionals who have developed exceptional expertise in various areas of personal enrichment, leadership/ management development, organizational capacity building, research, and training activities.
Mr. Ahadu Gebreamlak
Lemma Degefa (Ph.D.)
Girma Begashaw (Ph.D.)
Dr. Selam Aklilu
Alk Zeryun (ED.D)
Mr. Ededeya Assefa
Mrs. Abigael Teklu
Mrs. Pretty Mehata
Mr. Dagmawi Assefa
Mr. Zelalem Assefa
Mr. Milkiyas Habtamu
Mr. Yabets Ashebir