Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

We strive to serve and grow leaders as a professional community of practice, and to engender increased moral responsibilities that spreads and transforms the world around us.

Our purpose is to build the capacity of Organizational Leadership in large and medium-sized Corporations; Small Business; Education (from K-12 to Colleges and Universities); Health Care; Governments (at all levels), First Nations and Indigenous Organizations: Not-for-Profit Organizations; Industry and Professional Associations; Trade Unions; the Military and Protection Services; and other organizations for Community and/or International Development.

Our Vision

We know that each of us, alone, cannot change the world. But we aspire to create professional connections and the lifelong learning of leadership that may make our private enterprises, our public institutions, our civil society, and our local communities all healthier, more effective, more sustainable, and more ethical by growing one GOOD Leader at a time.

Our Values

We approach the PROFESSION of Leadership Development with core values of:

  • Integrity
  • Humility
  • Respect for Human Potential, Healthy Communities, and the Stewardship of Life, and 
  • The Pursuit of Excellence – across all cultures and creeds among all peoples around the globe.


We also recognize that the continuous growth of Leaders is fueled by curiosity, reflection, hard work, and compassion – combined with a determination to help organizations succeed through people that are thriving in the pursuit of a greater good.

As a first step in becoming a Professional in Leadership, send us a note

As a first step, GAPLD requires potential candidates to submit a personal Biography and Letter of Application explaining his/her background, leadership experiences, and proof of pre-qualifying credentials from other professional certifications or background university degrees with training in leadership studies.