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Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI)


To be the prominent provider of masterclass training in leadership and all other aspects of Toastmasters transferable skills.



To equip and provide all Toastmasters in Southern Africa  with the ability and knowledge to be effective leaders and communicators.


What is TLI?

  • TLI is a need and standard based skills development body that invests in people.
  • Equipping and enhancing Toastmasters performance of duties by providing quality training designed specifically for TM
  • TLI accredited trainers are committed and experienced Toastmasters.
  • Central point for training & communication thereof – not having to charge around looking for resources (training material & TM’s to present it)
  • TLI offers leadership development expertise to all Toastmasters
  • TLI affords unique learning experiences / opportunities in Leadership Development
  • A resource for clubs, areas, divisions and district


What will TLI change?

TLI will change the Leadership Landscape within the South African Community by:

  • Providing a platform for Toastmasters to learn and attend the programs of Toastmasters outside the club environment
  • Ensuring a world class standard Toastmasters in Southern Africa is achieved.
  • Increased effort put into training sessions and the recruitment and retaining of trainers within district
  • Organised and monitored DOT / COT training
  • Leadership interventions
  • Providing an ethical Leadership Code of Conduct  supported and backed by Industry and Business


What will TLI achieve?

  • Proper training will ensure proper performance, which will make sure that all our clubs are at the very least – distinguished.
  • TLI will also enhance the image of Toastmasters within the district through the workshops that will present
  • Raised awareness & quality control of available programmes.
  • Stability – TM knows where to go to get training done for division COT and or clubs
  • Opportunities for TM’s to practice their skills in presentation, organization etc
  • TLI will achieve excellence in creating credible Leaders
  • Sell the Toastmasters programme
  • Members want to aspire to become world class leaders