Common Purpose Leadership Development

We run courses which give people the skills, connections and inspiration to become better leaders both at work and in society.

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Africa Venture

07 August 2015
A programme in collaboration with the World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid for emerging leaders across Africa


What we do

What is Common Purpose South Africa?

Common Purpose is about challenging leaders to step outside their comfort zone.

Elsbeth Dixon, CEO, talks about diversity

Common Purpose courses help people learn to lead in diverse contexts.


“Leadership today is about understanding people, events and circumstances – the more you understand them, the greater your ability to impact upon them, and Common Purpose gives you this understanding.”

Kuben Naidoo
Advisor to the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank

Where we are

Common Purpose is operating in GermanyHong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, South AfricaTurkey, the UK.

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of Common Purpose alumni report they had a positive personal experience on our courses