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INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Commited for Academic Excellence

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Message from the President ”Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer.” Rick Pitino

Welcome Headquartered in Ethiopia, ILI is a major research-intensive higher institution specializing in leadership and management studies. Through its collaborations with US and European universities, ILI has, since its establishment in 2001, been a primary choice of leaders in Eastern African region.

Our programs in Organizational Management, Community Development, Economics and Business Management (full- and part-time) are offered in collaboration with the University of Greenwich, an internationally renowned institution for its credence in the area of leadership and management. We also have a strong partnership with the University of Bulacan which validates our PhD programs. Such internationally accepted credentials have won our graduates high class jobs and are attracting more competent students from Ethiopia and other African countries every year

The waves of challenges that are visible around us call for careful crafting of solutions to effectively contribute to the leadership role we have assumed. The new concept of leadership that focuses on team development, mentoring, coaching, bottom-up leadership style, result oriented, … are making their ways up to transforming leadership concept into a new paradigm. International Leadership Institute is strategically placed to address these issues and empower leaders to meet the challenges of today and years to come. With its mission to advance academic excellence in developing leadership programs of higher education, ILI is dedicated to offer a flexible learning environment to scholarly impact the destiny of professional leaders. By having this mission statement as its core value, the institution continues to be proactive and flexible to offer formal education, short-term trainings and consultancy service through highly skilled educators, trainers and researchers. ILI’s commitment is to pursue influencing the organizational leadership development to shape the future directions of leaders and managers. Through its researchers and scholar’s effort, best alternative leadership styles will be tailored and introduced to meet the continued changes in the society. Dr. Badeg Bekele

Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well


Our Programs Our programs in Organizational Management, Community Development, Economics and Business Management (full- and part-time) are offered in collaboration with the University of Greenwich, an internationally renowned institution for its credence in the area of leadership and management. We also have a strong partnership with the University of Bulacan which validates our PhD programs. Such internationally accepted credentials have won our graduates high class jobs and are attracting more competent students from Ethiopia and other African countries every year.

Globalization: We Crossed the Borders As an institution with international reputation, ILI offers a first-class leadership education in Ethiopia and in its newly established center in Juba, South Sudan, where several ministers of the newly founded nation have enrolled for the programs.

Rich Profile in Alumni At ILI, we make and remake leaders. In fact, ILI has been dubbed a fountain of leaders by many for the rich portfolio it has built in its alumni. ILI produced in ten years what is unimaginable in a lifetime. We have produced more than 30 mayors, Deputy Prime Ministers, 15 ministers and state ministers in Ethiopia. About 10 ministers and State Ministers of South Sudan are currently enrolled in our satellite campus in Juba. Though young and still in the making, given the enormity of its vision, ILI has established itself as a premier choice of leaders from around Africa and beyond. Now our classrooms enjoy free flow of thoughts and values reflecting cultures from all parts of the world. We Focus on Research. ILI believes that the future is a sum total of the past and the present. We not only make leaders but also study them. We continue to be at the leading edge of contemporary research and teaching. Our aim is to serve as a leading regional center for researching and teaching leadership and management. We are currently the only such institution in the region to concentrate solely on developing leaders for the future. We are reliable The Institute is headquartered on its own twin-tower building located next to the Addis Ababa University's Faculty of Business and Economics. The building has the capacity to accommodate 8,000 students with state-of-the-art conference facilities, a modern publishing house, a well-stocked bookstore and rooms for various educational activities. The depth of our library with access to Greenwich University's electronic database is source of confidence for our students.


Core Values LEARNING: We continually strive to be a learning organization by making learning our central focus for continued transformation of individuals, communities and organizations. INTEGRITY: We are responsible organization that promotes transparency, trustworthiness and professional ethics within our academic programs and working systems. DEVELOPMENTAL: We stand for a research-based, flexible, proactive and innovative educational system and training that can transform the global community. COLLABORATION: We work as a team with and learn from other partners to offer a high standard education to produce competent, socially responsible and committed professionals. QUALITY: Quality is our language and way of life with commitment for excellence to give the best services throughout our establishments.

PhD programs offered in collaboration with Bulacan State University PhD in Business Administration PhD in Educational Management Doctors in Public Administration (DPA) Doctors in Business Administration (DBA)

Masters programs offered in collaboration with the University of Greenwich Masters in Business Administration – International Business (MBA-IB) Masters in Public Administration (Public Services) (MPA) Masters in Transformational Leadership and Change (MA-TLC) Masters in Business Administration – Information Technology Management (MBA-ITM) Masters of Sciences in Business and Financial Economics (MSc.)

Tel: 251-(0)11-124-9990 Fax: 251-(0)11-124-9989 P.O. Box 20987 Code 1000 Email :info@ili.edu.et Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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