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 2017

Group Cohort 1: 

Session Date Time/Location 
Session 1 Tuesday September 19th 5pm - 7pm | DV 1143
Session 2 Tuesday September 26th 5pm - 7pm | DV 1143
Session 3 Tuesday October 3rd 5pm - 7pm | DV 1143
Session 4 Tuesday October 17th 5pm - 7pm | DV 1143
Session 5 Tuesday October 24th 5pm - 7pm | DV 1143
Session 6  Tuesday October 31st 5pm - 7pm | DV 1143

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Cohort 2: 

Session Date Time/Location 
Session 1 Thursday October 19th 1pm - 3pm | DH 2070
Session 2 Thursday October 26th 1pm - 3pm | DH 2070
Session 3 Thursday November 2nd 1pm - 3pm | DH 2070
Session 4 Thursday November 9th 1pm - 3pm | DH 2070
Session 5 Thursday November 16th 1pm - 3pm | DH 2070 
Session 6  Thursday November 23rd 1pm - 3pm | DH 2070

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​