GGA Learning Institute

Welcome to our GGA Educational Programs designed by our GGAs.
Please follow the instructions for each individual program to earn a certificate to share with your professional network and potential employers. 

 If you would like to create a class, please complete the form found at the bottom of this page

and email Lisa Jones at

**Please read our course disclaimer before signing up for any classes,

which is located at the bottom of this page.

Powerful Teams and Productive Projects

By: Janani Rasanjali Liyanage
Start Date: 29th September 19.30 p.m. -23.30 p.m. IST. The similar class will repeat every 3 months


This course is an introductory workshop that gives an overview to participants:

  • A high performing teams model to increase transparency, feedback loop & accountability

  • Increase Productivity of projects via a simple framework to Plan-Do-Check-Act the work throughout the lifecycle


This is an introductory workshop to personal Agility mindset & tools to kick start your journey to do more things matter to you, celebrate & choose your life

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

Lead with Personal Agility

By: Janani Rasanjali Liyanage
Online Class Meeting Dates: August 28th, 20.00 pm. - 22.30 pm IST; Similar classes will repeat monthly.

The Personal Agility System helps you to:

  • Find Balance & Impact in Life By Awakening The Inner Leader In You

  • The shift from Busy Exhaustive Life to Smart Meaningful Life

  • Get More Things That Matters Most to You as A Person & Professional

  • Align Your Stakeholders, Coach Teams Towards Ownership & Achieve Valuable Outcomes In Your life or Projects or Organizations


This is an introductory workshop to personal Agility mindset & tools to kick start your journey to do more things matters to you, celebrate & choose your life

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

The Power of Podcasting

By: Elizabeth Hicks, GGA
Course Start Date: August 10th, 2020 and On-going
Course Registration is required. Please click on the "course instructions" button for more details.

Course Overview

In this course, students will develop a world view and become more connected to their own communities. Through the internet and podcasting, students will learn to tell their stories and the stories of others. By the end of the course, you will be able to monetize your own podcast and connect with other podcasters through the Independent Podcast Alliance.

Course Objectives:

1. Students will launch their own podcast
2. Students will finalize one episode or season and secure an interview.
3. Students will learn how to monetize their shows.

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

GGA Youth Global Change Leaders 2020

By: Jolyne Jelimo, VP & Chair of Kenya, GGA
Course Dates: August 10th - September 5th
Five-Week Cohort

The Global Change leaders program is a 5-week cohort education program offered by Global Goodwill Ambassadors Foundation for youth Leadership. This program enables youth from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their humanitarian organizations and their communities.

Please click on the "course instructions" tab for full detail regarding this course. 
Mentors/Trainers will be needed as well as students. Guidelines for both are located with the full details of this class once you click on "course Instructions."

Please have your LinkedIn profile as you will need this when completing the application.  This is found in the contact section of your LinkedIn profile.

Applications for Students and Application for Trainer or Mentor is linked to the page  you are being directed to. Thank you.

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

"I Choose Civility"
Level 1 Civility Ambassador Course

By: Dr. Lew Bayer (Hon.)
Ongoing Course

Civility starts with you and you can be a Civility Champion. The first step is learning about civility. For example, many people think that civility is just about being kind or practicing good manners. Civility is much more than that. It is a teachable, learnable skill that can have significant impact on the quality of our relationships, careers, politics, and more. Once you understand how civility impacts us every day…from preventing schoolyard bullying to fostering world peace…you can be an Ambassador for the core values that civility represents. The course offers general insights, definitions, tools, supports, and resources that you can use in your home, school, community, or workplace to start the conversation about civility. The core concepts reviewed in the course have broad application and would be of interest to civil-minded people from all around the world.


Course is 4 hours. Does not need to be completed in one sitting.  

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

My Body Is My Body
Introduction to Child Maltreatment

By: Chrissy Sykes
Start Date: December 4, 2019
Ongoing Course

My Body Is My Body is an "Introduction to Child Maltreatment. Through this course you will learn how to present this free program to help prevent child abuse. Please note there are two parts to this course and you will earn a "Presenter" certificate once both are complete.

This course is designed to cover:
Why we need to teach about Maltreatment; Worldwide Facts about Maltreatment; How Child Maltreatment affects a community's quality of life and economic prosperity; Different Types and Signs of Maltreatment; How to react when a child discloses their abuse to you; Basics on how to report child abuse; How to teach the My Body is My Body Prevention Program

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

Expanding Global Influence

By: Professor Maria Paradiso-Testa
Start Date: December 1, 2019

Course is closed. Please check back for future dates

Designed to take you through a journey of examining and self-reflecting to determine if your VOICE is being used in "Expanding Global Influence." Considering there are more than 70% International LinkedIn members, it's the ideal social media platform to grow your worldwide connections. Learn how to find a need; get involved; share your talents; volunteer your time to help others and other areas of individual growth.

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

Emotional Intelligence (EI)

By: Dr. Ruby Bakshi Khurdi, GGA
Course will resume on September 1, 2020

This course covers Emotional Intelligence  - connecting people and improving performance. Learn how to deal with emotions in order to perform efficiently both at work and home. 

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

Women's Empowerment Humanitarian Training

By: Dr. Ruby Bakshi Khurdi, VP of Women's Empowerment and Development, Global Board GGA
Course will resume on September 1, 2020

During this course, Dr. Ruby will explain the following concepts:

  • What is Women's Empowerment?

  • Why do we need to empower women?

  • Why are the various myths associated with it?

  • How can we help each other?

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

Leadership Skills for HIgh-Performance

By: Senela Jayasuriya, MBA, GGA

Areas covered during this course:

  • How to develop your authentic leadership style

  • Communication strategies to communicate better as a leader

  • Time management and decision making skills

Please click on Course Instructions for full details.

If you are interested in creating and teaching a course, please download the Word document below and email to Lisa Jones at

Students and Teachers: Please read the course disclaimer by clicking on the button.

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