The two days guild orientation which was aimed at equipping the Guild Cabinet of African Rural University with the deep understanding of the Visionary leadership and System Thinking ended successfully yesterday 05th/09/2018.
The Guild President (Mrs Anyinge Christine Ojok) who organized the orientation for the Ministers and class Representative in her opening remark welcomed all the participants and appreciated the Administrators for the endless support and guidance given to them since they got into office in May 2018. she urged the cabinet ministers to use the two days of orientation to awaken the sleeping genius in each of us not only to be good leaders of the University but also in their homes, communities and advancement of their political careers for the benefit of our Country Uganda and the world at large.
|The Guild President Mrs Anyinge Christine Ojok , giving an opening remark.|
The two days sessions were fully facilitated by the ARU Vice Chancellor Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe and the University Secretary Madam Jacqueline Akello. Dr. Mwalimu grounded the participants in Visionary approach of planning which enabled all the ministers to come up with the Structural Tension Chart for their individual Ministries for the period August-December.
|ARU Vice Chancellor Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe (standing) taking the cabinet through visionary leadership and systems thinking|
Meanwhile the US, took the participants through the institutional management systems and the Guild constitution. This made the ministers to become aware of the different organs in the University and how they can relate to them in order to realize the desired outcome for their term in office.
Furthermore, she emphasized the issue of using reference materials ,that is to say, the guild constitution. the cabinet ministers were reminded to always follow what the constitution says and should always protect it . It was discovered that some ministers love their titles instead of their responsibilities, she advised them to love their responsibilities first then their titles since its the responsibilities which make those titles.
In the closing remarks, the Vice Chancellor, Appreciated the participation and work being done by the current guild leaders and he encouraged them to continue with commitment and enthusiasm that they are exhibiting so that to be excellent leaders and promised to render them all the needed support.
Lastly, he encouraged the participants to use the Structural Tension Chart in all spheres of life to create what they care most about and help others create