Outreach Workshops

One significant way the Career and Leadership Development Center has been able to support faculty and staff is through providing outreach workshops.

2015-16 Leadership Certificate Changes

Our new initiative in 2015-16 will include a change to our previous workshop offerings.  The fall semester online request form and workshop topics will be available at least two weeks prior to the 2015-16 semester, so stay tuned!

Workshop Request Guidelines

All workshop requests need to be submitted at least two weeks in advance. For classroom and organization requests, we will provide outreach up to three times per semester for the same group, pending availability of staff.

 Workshop Topics include:

BaFa BaFa

The purpose of this workshop is to help participants from different cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, and religions create understanding, reduce conflict and learn how to reap the rich rewards of realistic and thoughtful cooperation.  This is the capstone workshop for the 21st Century Leadership Series and typically takes a minimum of three hours to complete if requested as a stand alone program for one class period.  It is not recommended that this session is broken up to ensure consistent and quality participant experience.

Career & Leadership Development Center Overview

This fifteen minute presentation provides a detailed overview of the CLDC's services available to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Specific information will be provided about how to utilize all services within our center including career coaching, Bobcat CareerLink, mock interviews, and leadership workshops.

Embracing Change & Confusion

The purpose of this workshop is to understand how to be an effective leader while encountering new and previously unknown situations. Participants will be able to use the skills learned from previous workshops to understand team dynamics and collaboration, learn to maintain civility among peers in a group or community, develop an understanding of what constitutes effective communication and empower others.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence describes the ability, capacity, skill or a self-perceived ability, to identify, assess, and manage the emotions of self and others. Training in emotional intelligence allows participants to better lead and contribute to groups, an ability that is highly valued in today’s work environment and leads to more rapid succession and promotion in the workplace. This session is the first of four workshops, which helps participants maximize their effectiveness in working with groups of people.

Leadership Branding

Participants will come away from this training with the ability to explain the concept of individual branding to others.  This includes what attributes, beliefs, and experiences distinguish one brand from another.  Individuals will be able to identify basic brand attributes among individuals, groups, and organizations.  The major purpose of this training is to help participants assess their individual strengths and weaknesses within their leadership skill set.  Identifying strengths and determining a plan for growth will help participants develop their brand.  Finally, this presentation will show participants the need for ongoing leadership development and skill building.

Professionalism and Networking

Are your professional skills polished and ready for the world of work?  Learn what you need to know about networking, resume writing, job search skills and etiquette in this interactive workshop.  You will practice communication skills and personal introductions to prepare you for your next networking opportunity.

True Colors

The True Colors Personal Success seminar provides the opportunity for participants to learn about themselves, learn about others, and explore our similarities and differences. The workshop provides ample time for self-reflection, team activities, and group discussion. True Colors is our only program with a fee associated with its materials. The workshop is $11 per person for University students, staff and faculty and includes an educational booklet with cards to use during and after the session.  If you are interested in this program for your group, please fill out our form HERE. However, if you have additional questions regarding the cost, please call or email the Career and Leadership Development Center at 740-593-2909 or careerandleadership@ohio.edu.

Understanding Ethics and Values

Participants will come away from this program with the ability to identify their individual values and discuss how those values can affect their understanding of ethics in recognition of societal ethics. They will learn about ethical and unethical practices in leadership and be able to identify the ethics and values of groups/organizations in relation to perceived values.

Understanding Team Development

This interactive workshop will empower participants to improve the functionality of any group or organization with whom they work by helping them understand how teams function and why they fail or succeed. This workshop discusses the differences between a group and a team and shows the natural life cycle of those teams.






Scheduled CLDC Workshops

Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker University Center 366


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