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LEADERSHIP IN THE CONNECTION ECONOMY
Duration: 10 days in three sessions (3 days, 3 days, 4 days).
The Leadership in the Connection Economy programme is presented by the Leadership Academy for Agriculture, formerly known as the Grain Academy. This programme equips young leaders in agriculture to lead, think and behave differently to make a profound difference in their enterprises, communities as well as organised agriculture in South Africa. All programme costs will be covered except transport and accommodation. Presented by thinking fusion AFRICA. For further enquiries contact Susari Teubes 012 943 8233.
26, 27 & 28 Feb 2020
15, 16 & 17 Apr 2020
23, 24, 25 & 26 Jun 2020
Applications closed 10 Jan 2020
Sponsored by Syngenta SA
4, 5 & 6 Mar 2020
13, 14 & 15 Mei 2020
30 Jun, 1, 2 & 3 Jul 2020
Applications closed 24 Jan 2020
Sponsored by Afgri
DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS LIFE-CHANGING OPPORTUNITY!
About the Leadership Academy for Agriculture
The Leadership Academy for Agriculture gives young farmers active, innovative and practical exposure that will enable them to be leaders in South African agriculture both at farm and national level.
Do I need to have a bachelor’s degree to attend?
No, Standard 10 is sufficient.
Do I need to be computer literate?
Basic literacy is sufficient e.g. sending and receiving emails, but more is a very positive contributor to project success.
Need I be proficient in English?
You need to understand English (hear and read) (if you battle at any time you will be assisted in Afrikaans). You will have to speak in English during the programme to improve your English proficiency.
What is the core focus of the programme?
Self-leadership, leading of others, relationship management, leadership skills such as communication, strategy, change and transformation. The programme has a pure leadership focus.
Need I attend all 10 the days?
Yes, it is preferable. But should personal circumstances prevent you of doing so then 8 attendance days are required to still receive a certificate of successful completion.
What topics will be addressed in the programme?
- The new worlds of the leader
- Art of leading
- Power and influence
- Personal wholeness
- Being the leader
- Leading people
- Leading teams
- Giving direction
- Change and transformation
Agricultural news and events
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Immense gratitude prevailed this morning with the widespread rains that have occurred over the north-eastern parts of the country since last night. Apart from the relief, the past week was unfortunately very dry and minimal summer grain plantings took place. Summer...
Petru Fourie, research coordinator and production cost analyst at Grain SA, walked away with first prize in the Bayer Agricultural Writers SA Technical Article award on Friday night. The Agricultural Writers National Awards evening is held annually to amongst others,...
Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni opened the budget with an explanation of farming and the importance of soil preparation for a good harvest. Soil preparation is very important and can certainly contribute to reaping good yields. But sometimes even if soil preparation...
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