PREP - Pursuing Responsibility with Excellence Purposefully

SUMMER INSTITUTE 2022

Make plans now to join us for the BEST SUMMER EVER at ICC's Summer Institute, held at our Tennessee Training Center. Programs are offered in both PREP and Media PREP.
Space is limited. Make your reservations today.
Up to three (3) weeks before each session, receive the Early Bird Discount!
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Training Details

East Asia PREP

June 6 - 10

In order to lead others, you first need to be able to lead yourself. And before you can do that, you must learn to know yourself. Students will explore this framework to become extraordinary leaders at East Asia PREP!

Cohorts throughout East Asia will gather in-person as small teams to develop essential communication and leadership skills and pursue what it is to be responsible and excellent in all they do. These teams will then come together as a larger community through virtual platforms, designing and producing a “Communicate for a Change” program for a global audience!

A few highlights for this session include:

  • Personal Development - exploring emotional, spiritual, and relational care and responsibility
  • Life-giving Community - how to contribute to it through your unique giftings
  • Inspiration, Motivation, and Challenge - spend time with ICC’s global faculty and learn new ways to apply your learning in the real world
  • Communication Coaching - learn to articulate your ideas in ways that are respectful and winsome for all audiences
  • Presentation Coaching - create digital, personal, and group presentations to take back to your chapter and your community
  • Servant Leadership - discover what it is and how to serve well on real teams, for real people, in real time
  • Global Communicate for Change Program - design, prepare, present a program for a global online audience

Shift 1: iCON PREP & iCON Media

iCON PREP

June 21- July 3

A few highlights include:

  • become part of the production team for ICC’s International Convention
  • spend special times with Alumni and Global Leaders
  • participate in designing transformational experience
  • access your backstage pass to the excitement of creating iCON
  • practice service as a key component of leadership
  • enjoy in-person community with peers and ICC leaders
  • connect with new and old friends across the globe
iCON PREP Details & Pricing Register at the iCON Website

iCON Media

June 21- July 7 (early arrival option June 18 no additional fee)

iCON Media will experience all of this, while capturing and applying their learning through media, including graphic design, studio production, and A/V, supporting the ICC marketing team with media needs - all the while putting their new skills to practice on real media projects!

iCON Media Details & Application

Shift 1.5: Event Production

July 8 - 12

A few highlights include:

  • become part of the support team for ICC’s International Convention
  • spend special times with Alumni and Global Leaders
  • attend an exclusive ICC Alumni Gathering on Friday
  • coordinate the Training Center transformation from iCON to Summer Institute
  • practice service as a key component of leadership
  • support Global Leaders enjoy in-person community with peers and ICC leaders

Shift 2 - Know Yourself

July 12 - 19

Starting your leadership journey well we will explore what it means to be a genuine cultural communicator for Christ. In order to be an effective leader, you first must know yourself. We will be exploring our temperaments through Kathleen Edelman’s resource I Said This You Heard That. We’ll apply our learning to our communication, relationships, teams, and influence. All within the context of life-giving community. Peer-coaching with ICC Alumni Staff and connections with Global Leaders from across our global community.

A few highlights include:

  • Personal Development - exploring emotional, spiritual, and relational care and responsibility
  • Spiritual practices for personal growth - experience a variety of spiritual practices used over centuries of spiritual formation
  • Life-giving Community - how to contribute to it through your unique giftings
  • Exploring our own temperaments through I Said This, You Heard That Communicating with others by understanding their temperament
  • Genuine Cultural Communication - becoming curious and compassionate for those in physical community as well as those in our larger global community
  • Communication Coaching - learn to articulate your ideas in ways that are respectful and winsome for all audiences
  • Servant Leadership - practiced intra-team and inter-team
  • Personal leadership training - understanding your God-given strengths to lead yourself well as you prepare to lead others well.

Media PREP

Media PREP will experience all of this, while capturing and applying their learning through media, including graphic design, studio production, and A/V, supporting the ICC marketing team with media needs - all the while putting their new skills to practice on real media projects!


Shifts 3 & 4: Lead Yourself

Shift 3: July 19 - 26 | Shift 4: July 26 - August 2

You are an example to the people around you, so it’s important to know how to lead yourself well. Leadership begins with you. Developing the essential tools to push yourself toward becoming extraordinary through intentional workshops with presentation coaches with experienced ICC Alumni Staff. Participants will put all these skills into practice through our live/digital Communicate for a Change Program during this Summer Institute session.

A few highlights for this session include:

  • Life-giving Community - Why it matters. What it looks like. How to contribute to it. Building on our insights about temperaments to connect well with others
  • Genuine Cultural Communication - Communicating for others; getting curious about their needs; learning how to invest our strengths for the benefit of a team; and learning what it’s like to be the receiver of our own communication
  • Presentation Coaching - create in-person and digital, personal and group presentations to take back to your chapter and your community
  • Professional Voice and Presence Coaching - level up all your presentations, for every message and audience, whether digital, in-person, or pre-produced
  • International Communicate for Change Program - design, prepare, present a program for an international online audience

Media PREP

Media PREP will experience all of this, while capturing and applying their learning through media, including graphic design, studio production, and A/V, supporting the International Communicate for a Change tech needs - all the while putting their new skills to practice on real media projects!


Shift 5: Lead Others

August 2 - 9

“Let your light shine before men” Matt 5:16. Reflecting on your leadership journey, and looking forward to what comes next. PREPers in this session will host the Intern Family Commissioning Weekend Experience, and the Annual Progressive Dinner attended by the Senior ICC Global Leadership Team members. This is an extravaganza of special programming and experiences to coordinate, prepare, and execute, while practicing servant leadership.

A few highlights for this session include:

  • Life-giving Community - experience contributing into and receiving value from life-giving community.
  • Gain tools for fostering life-giving community back home.
  • Genuine Cultural Communication - real time practice communicating across generations and cultures
  • Event planning - practice the logistics of designing experience for multiple events, with diverse purposes
  • Servant Leadership - on real teams, for real people, in real time. Learn: What is it really? How do we do it well?
  • Host ICC’s Annual Intern Family Commissioning Weekend
  • Plan and Host ICC’s Annual Progressive Dinner
  • Take home tools and insights for leading teams of emerging leaders

Media PREP

Media PREP will experience all of this, while capturing and applying their learning through media, including graphic design, studio production, and A/V, supporting the Family Commissioning and Progressive Dinner media needs - all the while putting their new skills to practice on real media projects!

SUMMER INSTITUTE 2022

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