Based on the Higher Education Research Institute's Social Change Model of Leadership, the series offers 7 seminars which will help students learn the skills to succeed in today's global economy.
The series includes sections on: Personal Strengths and Self-Awareness; Identifying Values and Ethics; Defining your leadership brand; Emotional Intelligence; Understanding Team Development; and two capstone seminars: Embracing Change and Confusion, and Global Citizenship and Servant Leadership.
The program will be offered Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m. beginning week 3 (begins 1/30/13 and 1/31/13) of each semester in the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center on the third floor of Baker Center. The program will also be offered during the Weekends of 3/23 & 3/24 and 4/13 & 4/14. There is no need to register for the series, you may attend any session by coming to the center during the programming times listed above.
Students who complete all seven sections will receive a certificate of completion. There is no cost to attend any session of this program.
In March of 2008 the National Association of Colleges and Employers released a study identifying leadership as the #1 quality employers are now looking for in college graduates, out-pacing other qualities and attributes such as G.P.A., and communication skills (although closely behind).
* Capstone experiences. In order to participate you must have completed all previous sections: Personality Inventory; Ethics/Values; Leadership Branding; Emotional Intelligence; and Understanding Team Development