Capacity Building and Trainings


LEAD Pakistan’s niche is capacity building and thus training sessions are a core component of the LEAD Program which works to create a global network of leaders for promoting sustainable use of the world’s resources. Realizing the growing threats of global warming. 

The main objective of the trainings is to equip emerging sustainability leaders with the capacity to understand climate change (CC) challenges and take a leadership role in addressing them. Trainings introduce relevant and current sustainability topics through a mix of presentations, interactive panel discussions, skill modules, place based case studies, site visits, peer-to-peer learning and individual team projects.

Training Calendar

2nd National Training Session: Climate Change - Exploring Adaptation Strategies for Pakistan (Cohort 13), January 2009

International Training Session: Mega Cities and Climate Change (Cohort 13), November 2008

Distance Learning Course: Leading with Values - Essential Leadership Skills for a Changing World, September 2008

1st National Training Session: Climate Change - Exploring New Options for Alternative Energy, livelihoods & Life Styles (Cohort 13), August 2008

 

   

2nd National Training Session: Climate Change-Exploring Adaptation Strategies for Pakistan (Cohort 13)

Duration: 5 Days

Starting Date: January 12 – 16, 2009

Location: LEAD Pakistan, Islamabad


LEAD Pakistan organized a five day training for the mid career professionals on the theme of Climate Change: Exploring Adaptation Strategies for Pakistan. The training was scheduled from January 12th – 16th, 2009 at LEAD House, Islamabad. This training was a part of the Leadership Development Programme for Cohort 13. 

The training revolved around the overall objective of considering strategies for adapting to climate change, in particular to water, agriculture, and infrastructure sectors in Pakistan. The session also summarized the key internal interests that need to be considered in the formulation of major national policies related to climate change and the external negotiating position of Pakistan.
 

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International Training Session: Mega Cities and Climate Change (Cohort 13)

Duration: 5 Days

Starting Date: November 16 – 22, 2008

Location: Mexico

 

To discuss the impact of increased urbanization on our environment and challenges of ever increasing Climate Change, LEAD International organized an International Session on Megacities and Climate Change, at Mexico City from November 16-22, 2008.

The International Session aimed to spearhead a debate on the role of leadership in addressing the direct and indirect problems of climate change in megacities. Placing the debate in the context of the world’s third – largest megacity, Mexico City, the session focused on exploring the opportunities and challenges presented under the following key issues of: Water and Sanitation, Energy production and consumption, Land Use and Urban Development, and Urban Transport and Mobility. 

More than 150 LEADER’s (Associates, Cohort 13 and Fellows) from all 14 member programmes, participated in the seven day, training programme. Through presentations, interactive panel discussions, dialogues and site visits, participants were provided the opportunity to better understand the aforementioned four core issues, placing them in a local dimension while also considering the broader picture, of how these issues impact at a global level and interact with cross cutting themes, like governance. The Minister for the local government and rural development, and other renowned professionals talked through the various sessions as faculty and speakers.
 

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 Distance Learning Course: Leading with Values - Essential Leadership Skills for a Changing World

Duration: 30 Days

Starting Date:  September 08 - October 08, 2008   

 

This course equips the trainees against all fallouts and helps them to develop leadership traits and to use their competencies against challenging situations. They would also avail the opportunity to interact and benefit from the skills of an experienced mentor, tied with flexible learning opportunities from diverse fields.
 

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1st National Training Session: Climate Change-Exploring New Options for Alternative Energy, livelihoods & Life Styles (Cohort 13)

Duration: 5 Days

Starting Date: August 04–08, 2008

Location: Islamabad

 

The main focus of this training course will be on finding the alternative energy options and how these options could be transformed in to successful business opportunities.

 

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