Part One: The Rotarian
Your introduction to the RLI experience. Begin your day by meeting fellow Rotarians and your Rotarian Discussion Leaders. Emphasis is placed on providing an overview of Rotary programs and helping develop ideas that participants can take back to their Rotary Clubs. Courses include Object of Rotary, Rotary — The Bigger Picture, Membership Retention, Rotary Opportunities, Ethics & Vocational Service, and Rotary Foundation I.
Part Two: The Rotary Club
The RLI journey continues, the depth of subject matter increases and focus is placed on fostering the qualities of a knowledgeable Rotarian by building on the basics learned in Part I. The day includes an individual analysis of your Rotary Club and its effectiveness. Courses include Analyzing Your Rotary Club, Leadership – Team Building, Strategic Planning, Service Projects, Membership Attraction, and Public Relations.
The final phase of RLI, courses become much more in-depth and detailed. Learn about opportunities available to you and your club through RI and how to best utilize them. Understand what it means to be a Rotarian and how you can use your RLI knowledge to better serve your club. Courses include Rotary History, International Service, Leadership; Effective Strategies, Rotary Foundation II, Communication Techniques, and Making a Difference.
For those who become RLI Graduates following successful completion of the three-part curriculum, Graduates can become RLI Discussion Leaders (by invitation only) and attend a series of RLI Graduate Courses which change from year to year. These courses typically are focused on one Rotary subject for the entire day and are comprehensive and detailed.
Discussion Leader Training:
Learning to introduce and present a session’s purpose and to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and experiences with everyone having an opportunity to think and participate.