The AAUA Leadership Institute for Public Policy and Sustainable Development (LIPPSDev) is a pivotal intervention centre in the training of public policy drivers and positioned as a platform for well-thought-out public policy and a veritable crucible for practical training in policy and sustainable development. It aims at improving leadership skills among clients.

We aspire to be a leading and top-class learning and development centre for initiating and development robust training programmes for public policy drivers and capacity building interventions that stimulate the expansion of both the technical, moral and functional capabilities and creativity of individuals and equipping them to contribute to and serve the society with pride and integrity.

To create and preserve a learning environment of repute, committed to developing individual potentials and enhancing their personal competence, adaptability and efficiency, and supporting both Government business and entrepreneurial effectiveness for the benefit of the society and, through these activities contribute to improved financial position of the University. These are to be achieved:
Through the provision of facilities for training of short duration for public policy practitioners;

By exposing subscribers to the nuances of policy as a social category and the implications thereof for social and sustainable human development;

By serving as crucible for public policy formation;

By serving as a practical training forum in AAUA relevant graduate and undergraduate programmes; non-government organizations and other interested parties;

By serving as a platform for mobilizing funds for the University academic development

The Leadership Institute for Public Policy and Sustainable Development (LIPPSDev) is the arm of the Adekunle Ajasin University that has the mandate to manage and execute the entire bi-lateral programme agreements on behalf of the two parties involved that is, AAUA, Nigeria and GIMI, Israel. The institute handles all the programme matters relating to both academic and non-academic issues including the following:
Pre-admission matters

Admission of students and registration issues

Organization of facilitators, Lecturers, Supervisors, etc.

Arrangement of lectures, seminars and symposia

Student accommodation

Travels

Examination, Results, Graduation,etc.

Board Matters

Student affairs


The focus of Leadership Institute for Public Policy and Sustainable Development is on the following subject areas of research, as among others:
Good governance, including ethics of development.

Project management

Investment Strategies, including Public Private Partnership (PPP)

Initiatives.

Emergency Management.

City planning and Management.

Cross cultural and Diaspora Studies.

Aid Management.

Public Communication.

Peace and conflict Resolution.

Gender Studies.

Health and illness Studies, including HIV/AIDS.

Election Administration.

Security Studies, including terrorism; sectarian violence; cultist activism.

Political Economy.

Leadership development studies.

Strategic planning and management.

Environmental waste and Management.

Maintenance culture.

Climate change.