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Ignatian Formation Program
for EUM apostolic leaders

The person of the Ignatian leader

September 2020

  • St. Ignatius: his governance practices and Part IX of the Constitutions.
  • Fr. Arrupe: his leadership style and the document “Our Way of Proceeding”.
  • Personal management of power dynamics and caring for the vulnerable.
  • The characteristics of an Ignatian leadership.
  • The complexities of decision-making processes.
  • Spiritual discernment in the life of the Ignatian leader.

Team building

February 2021

  • Keeping the broad horizons of the last General Congregations alive in the daily activity of the Ignatian leader.
  • The spiritual restlessness of the Ignatian leader: a connection with the second objective of the EUM Province.
  • Principles and good organizational practices applied to Ignatian works.
  • Tools for building, accompanying and motivating a team.
  • Conflict management.

Planning the Apostolic Mission

June – July 2021

  • The necessity of lay-Jesuit collaboration in the proceeding of our apostolates.
  • Apostolic planning process.
  • Discernment in common as a planning tool.
  • Planning focused on integral ecology, whilst listening to the poor: a connection with the fourth objective of the EUM Province.
  • Planning resources: identifying the context, assessing means, setting up an action plan.

Other programs

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Discerning Leadership

The program is organized by the International Association of Jesuit Universities, the General Curia’s Office for “Discernment and Apostolic Planning,” the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) and the Union of Superiors General (USG).

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Diploma in Leadership and Management

The Pontifical Gregorian University offers a one-year course developed in synergy between the Faculty of Social Sciences and the “Alberto Hurtado Center for Faith and Culture”.

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