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Paul Freinkel is a medical doctor in private practice, heading an interdisciplinary health care centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his PhD in psychology at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California, where he used Intuitive Inquiry to study the transpersonal implications of classical singing. His research interests include transpersonal aspects of singing, transpersonal developmental models and how researchers may grow from their research. Paul is part-time faculty on the doctoral programme of the Gordon Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), University of Pretoria, where he supervises PhD and MBA research and teaches qualitative research methodology on the doctoral studies programme, as well as applied personal transformation, an elective course that examines transpersonal development as applied to leadership.
David Lipschitz graduated from the global PhD programme at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, where his research adopted a case study approach to explore extraordinary experiences of forgiveness. David is part-time faculty at the Gordon Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), University of Pretoria, where he supervises PhD and MBA research and teaches qualitative research methodology on the doctoral studies programme, and applied personal transformation, an elective that examines transpersonal development as applied to leadership. David heads up research for the Institute of Mindfulness in South Africa. He is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, working primarily with couples and adults. He is a consultant both locally and globally with a special focus on the broad areas of Change Management and Leadership development.
Never before in the history of humankind, has the demand for a new kind of leadership been felt as much as it is today. In business, leaders carry the burden of responsibility for far more than just generating returns for shareholders. Similar responsibilities lie with leaders in other fields (for example, resource management, healthcare, education, and non-profits).
To navigate successfully through these turbulent and uncertain times, today’s leaders require an understanding and mastery of transformational leadership. This is characterized by a willingness to focus beyond the leader’s impact on the external, and reflect internally on humility, compassion, discernment, and a willingness to tap into something that is greater than themselves.
This course will provide both the understanding and practices to expand human consciousness to enable leaders to discover new aspects of themselves, thereby embracing the essence of transformational leadership.
In this course you’ll get an opportunity to:
There are no formal entry requirements to join this course. Come and study purely for personal interest and enrichment … and get the same level access as our postgraduate students who will be studying alongside you!
Length of study: 10 weeks.
Before each course begins you will be provided with a Course Outline which will list the reading materials, time-lines, and any activities required as part of the course. This course features 2 discussion forums, experiential activities and several live webinars.
In addition to extensive course materials you’ll receive 1-to-1 tuition in our unique collaborative learning environment.
Start date: February 2020
This course runs for 10 weeks and starts in February of each year. You can study at your own pace and partake in the webinars and forums as much as you like.
If you would like to enrol, or request more information on our ‘Transformational Leadership’ course, please complete the form below and a member of our team will contact you. We offer a unique transformational learning experience and will be here to guide you through every step of your journey with Alef Trust.