LEAD for EPs is designed to improve experience of our exchange
participants, and let them realize the leadership learning & growth
derived from an exchange experience. This is as a support
system system for their inner and outer journey.
Definition of LEAD for EPs
We believe in delivering quality and powerful life changing
experiences for more Individuals (promoters & customers).
We believe that an exchange experience provides strong leadership
development for individuals through an inner & outer journey.
Through our impact model, we believe AIESEC contribute to solve
societal issues and moving towards its vision of peace and fulfillment
of human kind potential.
AIESEC is successful because we provide
Entrepreneurial & Responsible Leadership even for EPs.
We build something inside of young
people that last.
+ Through a Journey of Leadership
Living a powerful exchange experience develops Strong Leadership.
Create a platform to reflect, understand & develop leadership,
Explore leadership potential of each single exchange participant,
Creating quality EPs to re-integrate back into TMP-TLP
Packed life changing experience, exploring
and developing leadership potential.
Value for Participants
Exchange participants understanding the importance of self
discovery for a better leadership journey and with a clear
understanding of his next steps.
This principles applies to EP LEAD from when they signed up for an
experience, back packed, to when they check-in and check-out in their
new environment. This EP experience has been given proper attention
like nothing else matters:
“If we all have to take care of each other, we do not have to worry about
EPs Leadership Journey should be given maximum attention:
1. Invest in the process: Pay professional to debrief EP experience and
1. Track the delivery of EP LEAD to be sure it is done both in home &
There are 3 parts:
LEAD will start on OPS as back packing for EPs, this is done by VPTM and/or
OGX at the home entity.
A LEAD check-in for EPs in the middle of internship (example 4 weeks in an
8weeks XP). Space for this is created by VPTM and/orVPICX, but the space
can be hosted by an Alumni, external Trainer, or someone experienced with
Right at the end of the exchange program, the EPs will have a check-out LEAD
moment, which leaves them with a realization of how they have developed in
their leadership. This space is also organized by the VPTM and/or VPICX.
However, an assessment and showcasing of the EP LEAD experience can
happen during a re-integration seminar to give an opportunity for reflection of
experience and leadership developed.
Duration & Structure
+ How to execute the strategy
LCs need to remember that AIESEC is a platform for young people to
explore and develop their leadership potential. It’ll influence a lot on
personal development of Exchange Participants.
The main purpose is creating a platform to reflect what leadership
is, and how it is correlate with themselves.
We strongly recommend to implement for this kind of Entities:
- Those who has country partners and can ensure a complete
process home or abroad;
- OPS, re-integration seminars are already implemented;
- Have good leadership culture, to develop LEAD block.
- You can have a combined LEAD for ICX EPs already in your
country and OGX EPs that are leaving soon.
My Exchange Leadership Journey
- 3days EP conference
- 1day EP Seminar
- 3hrs EP LEAD
- EP XP Journal
- National Conference
- Capturing EP XP
- Showcasing Impact
Self Learning: EP Leadership Journal
Change Makers: Sending & Hosting Entity (VPTM&OGX VPTM&ICX)
+ EP LEAD Back Packing
Introspection Who do I want to be?
What is leadership?
Do I want to be a leader? What type of leader do I want to be?
How would it influence my life?
What are my goals in developing leadership during my exchange?
What are my values?
How do I want to live and challenge those values during an exchange
How would it influence my contribution to the society?
Growth How do I take responsibility for my learning & development?
How do I support the learning and development of other?
Others Why of AIESEC
3days EP conference | 1day EP Seminar | 3hrs EP LEAD Discussion
+ EP LEAD Self Check-in
Introspection How does it feel been in another environment?
What is my role here?
What am I learning from the culture, people & environment?
How do I build my leadership in this country through my role?
Am I living my values in this new environment?
What has been challenging my Values in this new environment?
Do I need to reassess and redefine my values?
Growth What has changed about me so far?
How do I support more the Experience of other?
EP XP Journal | National Conference | Learning Circle/Spaces
+ EP LEAD Check-out
Introspection What is are my realization about leadership?
Do I still want to be a leader?
How has been is another environment challenged my leadership?
Are my values still the same?
How would it influence my contribution to the society
Is this experience I have lived enough for my personal development?
Growth Who have I become?
What is ahead of me?
What does leadership mean to me now?
How will it help me in further life?
EP 360 Feedback (Appreciative Inquiry)
Capturing EP XP | Showcasing Impact
+ Strategy Implementation
Self learning is a type of learning done by one’s self, without
a teacher or an instructor.
This type of learning has also been built in the LEAD for EP
project, so that they can take responsibility for their learning,
and also support learning of other.
This is done through an EP LEAD Journal.
LEAD Self learning