Group Leadership Cohorts

The Group Cohort will encourage students to develop their own leadership philosophy and work more effectively in teams. The sessions will focus on how to motivate others, resolve conflicts, and maximize impact.   

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Registration opens September 2016

Group Cohort 1: 

Session Date Time/Location 
Session 1 Wednesday January 25th 5pm - 7pm | DH 3000
Session 2 Wednesday February 1st 5pm - 7pm | DH 3000
Session 3 Wednesday February 8th 5pm - 7pm | DH 3000
Session 4 Wednesday February 15th 5pm - 7pm | DH 4001
Session 5 Wednesday March 1st 5pm - 7pm | DH 3000
Session 6  Wednesday March 8th 5pm - 7pm | DH 3000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Cohort 2: 

Session Date Time/Location 
Session 1 Friday February 10th 2pm - 4pm | IB 200
Session 2 Friday February 17th 2pm - 4pm | IB 200
Session 3 Friday March 3rd 2pm - 4pm | IB 200
Session 4 Friday March 10th 2pm - 4pm | IB 200
Session 5 Friday March 17th 2pm - 4pm | IB 200 
Session 6  Friday March 24th 2pm - 4pm | IB 200

Program Outline

  • Session 1: Foundations

    • This session will provide students with an understanding of the utmLEAD community cohort; experience the dynamics of power and privilege; and, understand the concepts of equity and social justice in a local context.

  • Session 2: Big 5

    • This session will help individuals identify their role within a team; use their role to collaborate with others; and, use their role to empower others.

  • Session 3: Active Listening and Conflict Resolution

    • This session will teach students how to encourage collaborative actions toward a common goal; strengthen co-operation between individuals; and, resolve conflicts.

  • Session 4: Facilitation

    • ​This session will allow students to explore important considerations for identifying an inclusive audience; planning effectively for that audience; and, marketing toward that audience.                                                                 

  • Session 5: Tough out the Rough

    • This session will address situations when a group fails; when a group’s morale is low; and when a group faces criticism.

  • Session 6: Believe and Achieve

    • This session will provide students with the resources to reflect upon their experience in utmLEAD and develop an action plan to get involved in the multiple opportunities available on campus.

CCR Competencies

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration
  • Reflective thinking
  • Fostering inclusivity and equity 
  • Communication​