Session for Cohort-10 (9 -17 Nov., 2002 Beijing)
1. Session Objectives
This is LEAD-China orientation session
for cohort-10 that will be held from 9-17 Nov. this year at
Beijing Dangdai Service Center. As the associates come from
different regions and sectors with diverse culture and background,
this session is designed to bring the associates onto the
common communication ground so as to make best use of LEAD
as a learning opportunity. The resource persons of this session
include LEAD-China core faculty members and training officers
and experts in various fields related to sustainable development.
The experts invited to speak at LEAD session
all have innovative views of the sustainable development.
Their views may not agree with each other and possibly disagree
with the views of the Associates. But they serve as a catalysts
to stimulate our thinking and our critics, as LEAD believes
that we can improve ourselves through understanding and analyzing
The session aims to enable Associates
- To understand LEAD as an open, transparent
learning platform where they communicate differences, explore
the challenges and search solutions toward a society with
greater sustainability so that they can decide whether they
will commit their time and energy to this program.
- To begin building the new vision of
sustainable development by exposing themselves to different
views and ideas of the sustainable development.
- To begin developing the leadership
skills through exercises, simulation and learning from colleagues.
2. Structure and outputs
The session is structured with 5 modules
to achieve these objectives:
- LEAD mission, objectives, principles,
activities and code of conducts
- Interdisciplinary approach of
Development of new vision through
- Keynote speech of “Challenges
for achieving sustainable development faced by China”
- Ecological enterprise, a new
approach of production and consumption toward the
- Development and conflicts
- Globalization and cultural conflicts
- Trend of science and technology,
and challenges faced by China
- Challenge to environmentalists
and its methodological syndrome
Leadership skill development:
- How to build a high-performance
- How to conduct a research project
- How to make an effective presentation
- How to use LEADnet to communicate
Associates workshop and proposal
- Parallel workshops conducted
by the associates themselves to form associate project
- Prepare and state associate project
Preparation for distance learning
Note: for the module 4, if more associates
want to have workshops, please contact Chengbo.
The outputs of this session are the proposals
of the group projects. During the 18 months that will follow,
the associates will implement the projects according to their
proposals. The projects should be completed and the reports
should be submitted before the last international graduation
3. Methodology of the session
The session will take the methodological
formats of seminars, working groups and parallel workshops.
Participation is the key to effective learning for all the
4. Session requirement
The training starts on the 9th
November and ends on 16th November. 90% of attendance
on time is required and will be used as a performance indicator.
Participation is also required as this is the only way to
achieve the effective learning in LEAD. The active participation
in the every training module from associates is also appreciated
so that the session can be successful, interactive and productive.
Based on the rules of LEAD International, those who are less
than 90% of training time will lose the opportunity to continue
LEAD program no matter what excuses they have.
5. Curriculum Arrangement & Schedule
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Beijing Dangdai Service Center