Leadership Development Institute


LDI (Leadership Development Institute) is a program of Oklahoma City Community College's Community Development department. Participants are adults attending our Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Education Diploma (GED), English as a Second language (ESL) courses at our Family Community and Education Center (FACE). Over the course of the LDI program, class members will learn and practice the tools for being effective community leaders and entrepreneurs.


  • Provide a leadership program accessible to adult learners
  • Increase participants' overall capacity for leadership roles by teaching entrepreneurial leadership skills
  • Increase participants' network of peers and established community figures
  • Increase likelihood of participants remaining in higher education and completing a higher education degree program.