Agape Leadership University is a private nonprofit Christian institution that operates under Agape Initiatives Movement in Yangon, Myanmar.

Founded as Agape Institute in January 2017, Agape Leadership University is committed to offering world-class higher education, graduate education, continuing education, professional education, vocational education and technical training in partnership with our international partner institutions. We envision a leading private Christian university in Myanmar.

Agape Leadership University is an initiative of Agape Initiatives Movement that exists to inspire, develop and equip transformed, empowered, servant leaders for transformational mission movements.


What We Do

Graduate Schools

  • School of Theology
  • School of Missiology
  • School of Leadership
  • School of Ministry
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Education
  • School of Divinity
  • School of Business

Continuing Education and Training

  • School of Evangelism and Discipleship
  • School of Missions and Church Planting
  • Institute of Leadership Empowerment and Development
  • Institute of Youth Leadership Development
  • Institute of Child Development and Education

Professional Development and Training

  • Institute of Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  • Institute of Management and Technology
  • Institute for Community Development
  • Institute of Personal and Professional Development
  • Institute of Healthcare Management  

Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD)

Agape Leadership University formed the Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) for the purpose of continuing education development and professional excellence for leaders in the practices of leadership development, mission mobilization, evangelism and discipleship, church planting and multiplication, child development and education, youth leadership development, community development, personal and professional development, entrepreneurship and business development, and management and technology studies.  Our purpose is to make continuing education and professional development accessible for people from all walks of life.

CEPD currently offers advanced certificate, professional certificate and advanced diploma programs for leaders and Christian workers.


School of Evangelism and Discipleship

Advanced Diploma in Evangelism and Discipleship

The Evangelism and Discipleship training provides intensive evangelism explosion and discipleship development training and gospel outreach internship experience.

The Advanced Diploma in Evangelism and Discipleship course is designed to develop disciple-making leaders who will multiply Christlike disciples and develop other disciple-making leaders to do the same.

Agape Leadership University School of Evangelism and Discipleship offers the opportunity to complete Advanced Diploma in Evangelism and Discipleship and become an effective disciple-making leader in 3 months of residential training and 6 months of gospel outreach internship experience.


School of Missions and Church Planting

Advanced Diploma in Missions and Church Planting

The Advanced Diploma in Missions and Church Planting is designed to train and equip church planters and missions leaders who are preparing to serve as native missionaries. It offers intensive missionary training and mission outreach internship experience to equip national church planters with evangelism explosion, discipleship development, church planting, intercultural mission, small group leadership, missional leadership, and tools for effective ministry.

Agape Leadership University School of Missions and Church Planting offers the opportunity to complete Advanced Diploma in Missions and Church Planting and become an effective church planter or missions leader in 9 via modular system.

Learn more about our Vision 2020 Church Planting and Multiplication Initiative


Institute of Entrepreneurship and Business Development

The Entrepreneurship and Business Development Training is focused on business management, entrepreneurship development, micro and small business development training programs for entrepreneurs, bivocational ministers and business leaders who have a calling to business to serve in marketplace ministry.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN MICRO AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Micro and Small Business Development Training program is provided by Agape Entrepreneurship Association in partnership with the Small Business Development Program of Global Disciples Alliance. The program is designed to inspire, equip and develop missional entrepreneurs to be disciple-making leaders and witnesses for Christ in and through their business.

Agape Leadership University Institute of Entrepreneurship and Business Development offers intensive business management and missional entrepreneurship training for entrepreneurs and vocational ministry leaders, with the opportunity to complete Advanced Certificate in Micro and Small Business Development in 5 weeks via module system or 5-day intensive training.


Institute of Leadership Empowerment and Development (iLEAD)

Advanced Diploma in Leadership Development

The Institute of Leadership Empowerment and Development (iLEAD) provides Leadership Empowerment and Development (LEAD) training program.

iLEAD offers Advanced Diploma in Leadership Development. It is a non-accredited course offered by Agape Leadership University and designed for Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD), especially for ministry leaders who seek to improve their leadership character, knowledge and skills, and to lead like Jesus.

Agape’s Advanced Diploma in Leadership Development program is meant to inspire, equip and empower leaders to grow in their relationship with God, develop ability to impact through positive influence, and effectively engage in intentional evangelism, discipleship, church multiplication and sustainable leadership development. LEAD program teaches leadership principles that will help make disciples, multiply leaders, grow healthy churches and mobilize churches for God’s mission of transformation.

The Advanced Diploma in Leadership Development is based on a modular system. Agape Leadership University Institute of Leadership Empowerment and Development (iLEAD) offers the opportunity to complete Advanced Diploma in Leadership Development and become an effective ministry leader in as little as one year.

Advanced Diploma in Ministry Leadership

Agape’s Advanced Diploma in Ministry Leadership course is available in Burmese!

Upon completion of Six Certificate Courses, they will receive an Advanced Diploma in Ministry Leadership (ADML) from Agape Leadership University Institute of Leadership Empowerment and Development.

# Module Courses

  • 1. Evangelism and Discipleship
  • 2. Small Group Leadership
  • 3. Missions and Church Planting
  • 4. Ministry Leadership
  • 5. Inductive Bible Study
  • 6. Biblical Theology

Bonus #1 Advanced Leadership Training

Bonus #2 Advanced Certificate in Micro and Small Business Development + Micro Venture Capital Grant for Church Planters

Advanced Certificate in Small Group Leadership

The Advanced Certificate in Small Group Leadership is designed to develop and equip small group leaders who attain inherently to God’s standard for spiritual leadership and demonstrate proficiency in the fivefold purpose of the church: worship, fellowship, discipleship, evangelism and ministry.

You will be trained and equip to build vibrant, healthy and growing communities through small groups ministry. We work with church planters and multipliers, church planting pastors, ministry leaders and mission leaders to help them develop vibrant, healthy and growing small groups. We help leaders organize roundtables and local huddles to gather small group leaders to connect, encourage, inspire, equip, and share ideas and resources. Our purpose is to create a vibrant small group experience and accelerate small group ministry in Myanmar.

Agape Leadership University Institute of Leadership Empowerment and Development offers the opportunity to complete advanced Certificate in Small Group Leadership and become an effective small group leader in three months via modular system.