There are a couple of ways, TLI is not a group or young adult ministry. In fact, while many of the program participants are millennials, TLI is not restricted to any age group. TLI is for Catholic professionals “in the early to mid-stages of their career.” We let them define if this is where they are. In addition, TLI is not a Catholic professional guild, where you can join at any time and participate for as long as you want. TLI is a five-month civic leadership development program (You are in, you are out, and you are done). But in those [...]
In essence, none. The content and all of the components of the program, including the one-on-one mentorship aspect of TLI, are all part of both the in-person and online programs. Online program participants get the benefit of experiencing TLI from the comfort of their home. But participants of the in-person programs are able to meet and greet their peers face to face. Each version of the program offers just a small benefit that the other doesn’t. However, the in-person program has some virtual components (the mentorship) and the online program has an in-person component (the retreat can be done in person). [...]
Yes, our program is currently available in-person in Phoenix and Los Angeles.
Yes, Tepeyac Leadership Initiative—in its online version—is available to lay Catholic professionals in the early to mid-stages of their career throughout the USA.
Increase their awareness of and participation in leadership roles in the community. Learn how to guide their careers by their Catholic faith with confidence and wisdom. Clarify their vision, and be mentored into the next level in their career. Become a virtuous leader and learn how to influence others positively. Become part of an influential network of professionals that share their values and drive for success. Be surrounded, meet and learn from California's and Arizona’s top catholic business and community leaders. Be part of a project to advance the common good, making an impact in the community. Have opportunities for professional, [...]
Most sessions bring together a panel of experts, made up of top Catholic professionals and seasoned lay leaders from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the Diocese of Phoenix and many others around the country.
Next to you will be seating other Catholic professionals from different walks of life. They are as eager as you are to become leaders and grow professionally and in faith.
Graduate-level MBA courses have homework with intense reading requirements. You typically prepare for class by reading case studies and preparing answers that pertain to those case studies. The classes at MBA courses last much longer, and are more challenging to remain engaged with, as each class is held by the same instructor for periods of 8 weeks at the time. TLI sessions are not lectures as they are meant to be fast paced and interactive. Each presentation last 30 minutes and is followed by a Q&A session.