Leadership & Entrepreneurship Programme (LEAP) – Module 1 – Monthly Subscription

by Young Africa FOUNDATION

R 500.00

Register for the Academy For A Young Africa (AFAYA) Leadership And Entrepreneurship Programme (LEAP). This is a two-yearexperiential learning course. Pay a monthly course fee of R500.00, taxes included. Module 1 is about Personal Leadership Development. Learn all you need to know about your Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit in order to build the foundation for a successful life. Please Note: This is a 6-month Course Module. The total Leadership And Entrepreneurship Programme (LEAP) runs over two years. Registration is open throughout the year. Start studying NOW!

Description

ADMISSION:
The Academy For A Young Africa (AFAYA) invites all youth in Africa, aged 15-35, to register for the ‘Leadership & Entrepreneurship Programme’ (LEAP). Start with Module 1: Personal Leadership Development. There is no minimum academic requirement, but all students need English language and Literacy Skills. Also, students need a cellphone, tablet or laptop with Internet access.

DESCRIPTION:
The Leadership & Enrepreneurship Programme combines mobile learning using your cellphone, with practical assignments and participation in a study group – or ‘Learning Circle’. The LEAP Course consists of four Modules, each of which have a duration of 6 months. The total LEAP Course takes two years.

COST OF COURSE:
The cost of this course is based on a course subscription fee of R500.- per month. The total cost per Module is R3000.-. Each Module is running over 6 months. This includes all online course materials.

COURSE CONTENT:
Learn to lead yourself: understand your body, mind, emotions and spirit and learn how to manage yourself. This is a lifelong process, but we give you the best knowledge and tools available to help you to fulfill your own human potential – and to develop your personal leadership skills.

MODULE OUTLINE:

The Personal Leadership Development Module runs over six months. Each month has a study programme of four weeks:
Week 1: INSPIRATION – Focus on helping you to develop your self-confidence and understand your purpose in life.
Week 2: EDUCATION – Focus on helping you to manage your body (Health, Family, Culture, Home Environment)
Week 3: INFORMATION – Focus on helping you prepare for a successful career (Career Guidance, Workplace Skills, Personal Finance Management, Online Business Software Training)
Week 4: INTER-RELATION – Focus on helping you to improve your relationships (Communication Skills, Public Speaking Skills, Interview Skills, Conflict Management Skills)

MODULE OUTCOME:

After the completion of Module 1: Personal Leadership Skills during the first semester (6 months) the student will have a clear career path and a good theoretical understanding of workplace skills, a stronger level of self-confidence, improved communication skills and the key knowledge needed to make positive decisions in life. The student will be prepared for placement in a local business or non-profit organisation to gain valuable work experience during the second semester.

NEXT STEPS:

Module 2: Business Leadership Development
After successful completion of Module 1, the student will be able to register for Module 2: Business Leadership Development. Every student who registers for Module 2 will be placed in a local business or non-profit organisation to gain practical work experience while studying as part of their studies. Each student will start developing a relationship with a ‘Mentor’ during Module 2. As part of Module 2 each student will select a business idea and learn how to prepare a business plan under guidance of their Mentor. After successful completion of Module 2, the student will be able to register for Module 3: Community Leadership Development.

Module 3: Community Leadership Development
After successful completion of Module 2, the student will be able to register for Module 3: Community Leadership Development. Every student who registers for Module 2 will continue working in a local business or non-profit organisation to gain practical work experience while studying as part of their studies. Each student will take part in a 1-month ‘National Student Exchange Programme’ during the third semester, at the end of Module 3. As part of Module 3 each student will continue working on their business idea and learn how to set up business systems for their business. After successful completion of Module 3, the student will be able to register for Module 4: Global Leadership Development.

Module 4: Community Leadership Development
After successful completion of Module 3, the student will be able to register for Module 4: Global Leadership Development. Every student who registers for Module 4 will either be placed in an internship relevant to their career choice, or will start operating their own business, as part of their studies. Each student will take part in a ‘International Student Exchange Programme’ in another country in Africa, during the fourth semester, during the last two months of Module 4. As part of Module 4 each student will continue learning how to use modern internet technology during their internship at another business or while running their own business. After successful completion of Module 4, the student will either be assisted in finding suitable employment OR will be assisted in raising business loan finance or investment into their start-up business.

REGISTRATION:
Registration is ongoing. You can register at any time.

In the LEAP course we teach you how to start an own business and how to run your own or someone else’s business. This is real-life information, drawn from practical experience, and will help you to be better at preparing and looking for a job, or creating your own job!

Don’t delay: Register for LEAP TODAY!

Additional information

AFAYA Course

This course is offered through mobile learning by the Academy For A Young Africa (AFAYA). Part of the coursework is to participate in a study group, or Learning Circle, in your own community. Students are expected to invite other youth to take part in order to grow their Learning Circles.

LEAP Module 1

The 'Leadership And Entrepreneurship Programme' (LEAP) is a course offered by AFAYA via mobile phone and through study circles. Module 1 is about 'Personal Leadership Development' and is the foundation of the LEAP course. This module has a duration of 6 months and is followed by Module 2 'Business Leadership Development'.

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Young Africa FOUNDATION

The Young Africa FOUNDATION is the 'guardian' of the Young Africa VISION, which is aimed at creating an enabling environment for Africa's 200 million youth to fulfill their potential. We raise funds to support youth development and scholarships.