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Regional Lions Leadership Institute
Dates: 21st to 23rd February 2020
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Application deadline: 31st December 2019

The Regional Lions Leadership Institute is targeting those Lions and Leos who are looking to take on leadership positions at Club or District levels for the first time.  It focuses on the skills required to build teams and manage people effectively.  It also builds knowledge of Lions activities outside of club level and includes strategies for making change to move our organisation forward.  There are no pre-qualifications required.

Application form (Fillable PDF Form): Application form

Advanced Lions Leadership Institute
Dates: 2nd to 4th November 2019
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Application deadline: 19th August 2019

The Advanced Lions Leadership Institute is targeted towards those Lions who are looking to take on a leadership role at Zone, Regional and District levels.  It focuses on higher level leadership skills, managing project portfolios, and dealing with the responsibilities of senior leadership within districts.  Applicants must have completed a successful term as Club President, but not have yet attained the position of 1st VDG (a 1st VDG elect is eligible).

Note:  There is no requirement for candidates for the position of District Governor to have completed the ALLI, although it is seen as a desirable.

Application form (Fillable PDF Form): Application form

Faculty Development Institute
Dates: 14th to 16th September 2019
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Application deadline: 29th July 2019

The Faculty Development Institute is designed to develop and expand the number of skilled lions trainers who can then conduct training at Club, District and Multiple District levels.  The curriculum is designed to enhance training delivery skills and training techniques to increase the quality of training and overall effectiveness of Lions leadership programmes.

Qualified candidates are those Lions who have some experience as instructors at local Lions training events, have demonstrated basic instructional skills, and have a keen interest in further developing those skills.

Lions participating in the FDI will be required to conduct a local training event within six months of attending the institute, in order to complete the FDI.

Application form (Fillable PDF Form): Application form

Lions Certified Instructor Program
Dates: : 3rd to 6th April 2020
Location: Sydney, NSW
Application deadline: 19th January 2020

The Lions Certified Instructor Program is designed to develop and expand the number of the most senior skilled lions trainers.  Lions who complete the LCIP are eligible to serve as faculty at locally approved institutes (ALLI, FDI, LCIP), as well as International FVDG/DGE Seminar and other training-related events conducted my LCI and from July 2020 it will be a requirement to have LCIP certification to be on faculty for these training programmes.

There are several pathways into LCIP but for this course it covers Lions who have training experience but have not served as FVDG/DGE Seminar Group Leader or Lions Clubs International-directed institute faculty.

Application form (Fillable PDF Form): Application form

Each of the above Institutes are run as a residential institute and all candidates are required to commit to all days of the institute, attend all sessions and group meals.  Meals and lodgings on twin share basis are provided by Lions Clubs International and Multiple District 201.

Global Leadership Team logoFurther enquiries to your District GLT Coordinator or

Multiple District 201 GLT National Coordinator
PDG Tim Irvine leadership@lions.org.au

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