Discover your Leadership Potential Cohort

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Registration for the utmLEAD - Discover your Leadership Potential. Register here.

‚ÄčIn this cohort will encourage students to develop their own leadership philosophy and style. Students will develop and discover their leadership potential through interactive and engaging sessions led by upper year students. 

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Cohort 1: 

Session Date Time/Location 
Session 1          Wednesday, Jan 23   4 - 6pm / DH 3055             
Session 2          Wednesday, Jan 30              4 - 6pm / DH 3055     
Session 3          Wednesday, Feb 6   4 - 6pm / DH 3055                  
Session 4          Wednesday, Feb 13              4 - 6pm / DH 3055     
Session 5          Wednesday, Feb 27   4 - 6pm / DH 3055               
Session 6           Wednesday, Mar 6               4 - 6pm / DH 3055     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cohort 2: 

Session Date Time/Location 
Session 1            Thursday, Feb 7           5 - 7pm / IB 200          
Session 2            Thursday, Feb 14                     5 - 7pm / IB 200   
Session 3            Thursday, Feb 28           5 - 7pm / IB 200             
Session 4            Thursday, Mar 7           5 - 7pm / IB 200   
Session 5            Thursday, Mar 14           5 - 7pm / IB 200              
Session 6             Thursday, Mar 21                5 - 7pm / IB 200   

Program Outline

Session 1: Foundations

  • This session will provide students with an understanding of the utmLEAD individual cohort; introduce students to various leadership and followership theories; and, disassociate the word “leader” from specific roles and positions.

Session 2: Challenge the Process

  • This session will help students understand the power of a unique movement; consider different perspectives; and explore a creative and innovative mindset.

Session 3: Public Speaking

  • This session will allow students to consider how to communicate their ideas; earn trust through honesty; and, become more confident in their speaking abilities.

Session 4: Unlocking Your Potential: StrengthsQuest

  • This session will reveal students' top 5 strengths. Each student will discover how their unique strengths can make them a more effective leader.

Session 5: Overcoming Obstacles

  • This session will address situations when students may fail; when students are unable to gain a followership; and, when students need to change their plans.

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.

 

This experience is approved on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR)! Links to the ccr website.

The CCR Competencies you'll develop in this Cohort are:

  • Critical thinking
  • Self-awareness  
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Goal Setting and prioritization 
  • Creative expression

View the full list and descriptions of the CCR Competencies here (PDF).


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