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Adapt and Innovate for Peace and Development is a participatory, Outcomes adaptive, and innovative leadership At the end of the course, the desired results course. It is a four-module for the participating LGUs are for them to leadership and value-creation have: learning experience for local chief • formed a local governance team that executives and the local government appreciates participatory adaptive and unit’s A+I Team. innovative leadership learned from reallife models; • set in motion a banner program for peace and development that is imbued with good governance principles and Fast Facts Duration Approximately 80 hours, over a course of 20 synchronous sessions, asynchronous learning, and fulfillment of course requirements. Admission Requirements • Nomination from Local Government Academy • Full participation of local chief executive and LGU team Fees All course fees will be shouldered by Local Government Academy inspired by real-life practices; and, • broadened their network of resource contacts for continuing improvement of their local programs. Capacities Developed Led by the local chief executive, the Adapt and Innovate Team (A+I Team) of the LGU undertakes a learning experience in developing the following capacities to improve the functioning of its local government unit: Participation. Recognize the contribution of every team member towards the achievement of the LGU vision and goals. Accountability. Assume responsibility for the delivery of results that benefit the constituents. Excellence. Exert full cooperation, diligence, and creativity in the implementation of programs. Plans and Programs. Focus on the creation of a safe, smart, and resilient community. Learning Organization. Learn and apply new and appropriate methods to improve the wellbeing of constituents.
Target Participants The basic learning method for the course Target participants in the A+I Course are consists of inputs and experiential teams of LGU program planners and front- learning that takes into consideration line implementers led by the local chief the local context and provides content executive. Full participation of the mayor drawn from related LGU experiences of the city or municipality and the LGU and strategies. “Peer-to-peer learning” team is a condition for acceptance in the happens through direct interaction course. with local government officials whose programs have garnered Galing Pook LGU participants are nominated by the awards and video presentations featuring Local Government Academy and selected the award-winning programs. by the Galing Pook Foundation. No fees are required because the Local The course will use both synchronous Government Academy will sponsor the and asynchronous learning methods cost of the training. facilitated by the program mentors. Mentoring activities are important for the program to ensure follow-through learning processes. Recommended members of the LGU A + I Team: Time required for the course consists of approximately two-hour weekly • Mayor / Governor sessions for 20 sessions including the • Vice Mayor / Vice Governor opening Orientation Session and Course • Planning Officer Evaluation and Closing Session; and at • Budget Officer least two hours a week for homework, • Agriculture Officer team meetings, reading and viewing • Health Officer resource materials. • Social Welfare and Development Officer • DepEd Superintendent or Supervisor • Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer • Local PNP Chief • Local Government Operations Officer • Civil Society Organization representative • Youth representative • Information Officer Roxas City’s satellite and mobile markets
1 | Grounding and Visioning 2 | Crafting Innovations Course participant starts from a As a group, the A+I Team of the LGU review of her/his personal leadership surveys its ongoing programs in journey then connects this Health, Education, Agriculture, and understanding of self as a leader to the Local Economy and develops a an analysis of the prevailing situation flagship program that addresses the in the LGU. Local situation is viewed wellbeing of individuals, families, up close through the city or town and communities within the LGU. profile and “from the balcony” for The module includes presentations an appreciation of the big picture. of actual programs of champion The module ends with a process of LGUs and the opportunity to interact visualizing a desired scenario for the with the local chief executives who future of the LGU. implemented those programs. 3 | Developing Adaptive Capacities 4 | Creating Public Value Course participants share personal Applying the lessons learned on experiences of leadership failure as participatory innovation and adaptive a preparation for appreciating the capacities, participants present differences between technical and their flagship program, and these adaptive challenges and solutions. presentations are analysed as case Various adaptive capacities are studies by the participants. introduced –conflict management, negotiation, effective communication – as tools for improving local governance. In terms of theory, adaptive and innovative leadership principles contained in the lectures and books of Harvard University Professor Ronald Heifetz1 are the sources of the main inputs for the modules. 1 Leadership Without Easy Answers (Heifetz, 1994), Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading (Heifetz and Marty LInsky, 2002), The Practice of Adaptive Leadership (Heifetz, Alexander Grashow and Marty Linsky, 2009).
E-Lipa is a P100 million public-private digitalization project that will transform Lipa into a smart city. A multi-purpose cash card that can be used for various transactions with city hall such as payments for business permits and property taxes as well as for other transactions of card holders and also serve as a contact tracer is at the heart of the system that will connect Lipeños digitally. Sessions SESSION 0 MODULE 3 Opening and Course Orientation Developing Adaptive Capacities Session 9. Leadership Failure MODULE 1 Session 10. Conflict Management Grounding and Visioning Session 11. Negotiation Session 1. My Leadership Journey Session 12. Effective Communication 1 Session 2. What is Going On? Session 13. Effective Communication 2 Session 3. Going to the Balcony Session 4. Visualizing the Future MODULE 4 Creating Public Value Session 14-18. LGU Presentations MODULE 2 Crafting Innovations Session 5. Innovations in Health SESSION 19. Course Evaluation and Closing Session 6. Innovations in Education Session 7. Innovations in Agriculture and Food Security Session 8. Innovations in Local Economic Recovery Apply now and be an adaptive and innovative leader Let’s build safe, smart, and sustainable communities together! email@example.com
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