Press Releases and Press Coverage

This page provides links to press releases and press coverage related to Dr. Mike Armour, Strategic Leadership Development International, and its affiliates.

Press Releases

Nigerian Officials Complete Management Trainingwith SLDI in Dallas

Dallas, TX, June 23, 2014 ‐ Fifteen local government officials from Lagos, Nigeria completed three days of management and leadership training in Dallas, Texas on June 11-13. Participants came from the Mushin and Ajeromi Ifelodun sectors of Lagos.

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New Company to Target Training Needs of Small Businesses

Dallas, June 8, 2012 – Dallas-based Strategic Leadership Development International, Inc. SLDI) has launched a new subsidieary called The Small Business Guild, LLC. The new company will specialize in providing training and consulting services for businesses of fewer than 100 employees.

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Strategic Leadership Development International Opens Kigali Offices

Dallas, August 10, 2011 – Dallas-based Strategic Leadership Development International, Inc. (SLDI) has opened its first overseas offices in Kigali, Rwanda. The company moved into its office space in July and now has a full local staff in place.

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SLDI Announces Launch of Leadership Development Africa

DALLAS, April 21, 2011 – Dallas-based Strategic Leadership Development International has entered a joint venture with Leadership Training Associates International of Nairobi, Kenya to provide extensive leadership development programs for nations of East Africa.

Known as Leadership Development Africa, the initiative focuses on training to benefit both business and government leaders at all levels. The first trainings are slated for the third quarter of 2011 in Kenya and Rwanda, with plans to expand to Uganda in 2012.

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Press Coverage

African Leadership Body to be Based in Kigali – New Times, Kigali

Kigali, June 11, 2011 – Strategic Leadership Development International (SLDI), an organisation that provides comprehensive leadership skills development services across the world, will open its continental bureau in Rwanda.

Speaking to The New Times, the organisation's Executive Secretary, Joseph Nyaisa, said that the country was selected to host the headquarters due to the leadership capacity it has shown.

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Prime Minister of Rwanda Welcomes SLDI – New Times, Kigali

KIGALI, April 29, 2011 – Strategic Leadership Development International (SLDI), an organisation that provides comprehensive leadership development services across the world, will, by the end of this year, begin training programmes in the country.

This was disclosed by Dr. Michael C. Armour, the president and founder of the organization, shortly after meeting with Prime Minister Bernard Makuza to discuss the implementation strategy.

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