The Ulead Program is strategically designed for the leaders and members of campus organizations on the St. George campus (i.e. recognized clubs and groups, student societies, program/course unions, councils). Only members of campus organizations can attend these workshops and receive the Ulead certificate. If you are not currently part of a club or group, please do not register. If you want to learn more about workshops like these, please email jennifer.galley@utoronto.ca or see the Learning to Lead Program

 

The 2017-18 Ulead workshops will begin in October and fall under the following categories: 

  • Yellow: Organizational Development
  • Orange: Communication
  • Grey: Finance
  • Green: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Blue: Membership Engagement
  • Purple: Leadership

Certificate - 6 Ulead points 

To receive a Ulead certificate, groups and/or an individual involved with a group is required to earn 1 Ulead points from each of the 6 categories. Each certificate requires;

  • 1 Communication (orange)
  • 1 Leadership (purple)
  • 1 Organizational Development (yellow)
  • 1 Membership Engagement (blue)
  • 1 Finance (grey)
  • 1 Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (green)

 Office Space - 6 Ulead points

To be eligible for 21 Sussex Office Space, groups are required to earn 6 Ulead points which must include: 

  • 1 Communication (orange)
  • 1 Leadership (purple)
  • 1 Organizational Development (yellow)
  • 1 Membership Engagement (blue)
  • 1 Finance (grey)
  • 1 Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (green)

Note: Workshops with a * beside the title also count towards the Learning to Lead Program and the Mentor Leadership Certificate! If you’re not a part of a club or group check out the Learning to Lead program and the Mentor Leadership Certificate. Learning to Lead is designed for ALL students whereas the Ulead program is geared towards leaders and members of campus organizations and clubs.

 

Contents

Yellow category Organizational Development: learn about strategies to help your organization succeed
Orange category Communication: communicate effectively with your audience
Grey category Finance: learn how to manage money
Green category Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: make your organization safe and inclusive
Blue category Membership Engagement: strategies to engage your members
Purple category Leadership: learn how to be a good leader

Ulead category: Yellow

Vision and Values

Presenters: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator and Sania Hameed, Campus Organizations Intern

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m. 

Why are you involved in your club or organization? What motivates you? What is your group’s vision for the year?

Often, we don’t carve out time to ask ourselves these questions. This workshop will help you to develop and articulate your vision and values, and learn how to engage your membership in this conversation. By having a clear vision, goals and values for your group, your membership will feel more engaged and connected to the bigger picture of your organization. It is important to not only articulate your vision and values but also make sure that this is connected to your events, publicity, constitution and daily activities.

 

Goal Setting

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Participants will learn about setting realistic goals using the SMART goals framework. Participants will discuss the importance of goal setting to individual and group success and have the opportunity to set and discuss goals in these respective areas. We will also discuss goal accountability, prioritizing and communicating progress in organizations.

 

Event Planning

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

This workshop will explore effective event planning from the planning stages, through execution, to reflection and assessment. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of how to plan for events and the important steps needed for effective marketing, budgeting, risk management and preparation. We will also talk about making events and marketing accessible to community members. We will talk about delegating roles and tasks and how to manage people through an event process. The session will also cover the evaluation and reflection process that is often neglected in event planning.

 

Planning Events with Alcohol

Presenter: Josh Hass, Student Life Coordinator Orientation and Transition 

Friday, October 13, 2017 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Many groups like to plan events that occur at pubs and bars. While these events can be fun community builders, there can be risks involved with alcohol. In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan safe and inclusive events that involve alcohol. Participants will learn how to mitigate risk in planning these events and how to effectively respond to issues that may arise. This workshop will also discuss ways to create a safe and comfortable environment for everyone and ensure that your event with alcohol is fun for everyone.

 

NEW - Pitching: Selling Yourself, Your Club & Your Vision

Presenter: Jonathan Zhao, Public Speaking Club
 
Friday February 2, 2018: 3-4:30 PM

The motivation behind this session is to provide a more holistic approach for leaders wanting to meaningfully interact with their general members and the leaders of other student organizations. Students will practice how to encourage authentic connections while networking with other clubs and members. Leaders will explore strategies to sell themselves as an individual, their club and their overall vision. 

 

Measuring Your Organization’s Success

Presenter: Samantha Hartlen, Student Life Lead Coordinator, Clubs and Leadership Development

Thursday, February 15, 2018 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Is your group successful? How do you know that? This workshop will help you to develop and implement tools for assessment and evaluation that will help to measure your goals and the success of your group. In this workshop, you will learn both qualitative and quantitative methods that you can use to tell the story of your group’s success!

 

First Aid for Student Leaders and Event Planners

Presenter: U of T First Aid Society

Friday, October 20, 2017 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

This workshop offers an overview of simple first aid and emergency scene management skills. Participants will actively learn practical skills such as the recovery position, arm/shoulder slings, and bandaging for bleeding. An additional special focus will be oriented towards emergencies encountered during large events such as inebriation and conscious choking. All materials are delivered at a WSIB (Canadian Red Cross) standard. However, this course is purely informational in nature and does not provide any form of first aid certification. Participants will be actively moving to practice with both each other and instructors throughout the course.

 

NEW - Prioritization: Tools & Techniques*

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m. (FULL)

Wednesday January 31, 2018 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, states: “The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities”. This workshop will identify strategies to improve prioritization through discussion of effective tools and techniques. You will begin to understand the importance of managing your energy (not your time) while working as a leader in your campus organization. We will engage in conversations and activities that allow you to identify behaviours and attitudes that encourage restoration amongst prioritizing what’s “important” in your organization.

 

NEW - Creating Partnerships: Faculty, Staff, Sponsors & Peers

Presenters: Mackenzie McLaughlin & Swapna Mylabathula, Exercise is Medicine

Tuesday January 23, 2018: 1-2:30 PM

Friday February 16, 2018: 3-4:30 PM

Partnerships are a campus club's best friend in the journey to sustainable success. Developing and maintaining partnerships with faculty, staff, sponsors, and peers equip groups to handle the three major challenges in pursuing success in the long-term: recognition, reach, and resources. Partnerships are mutually beneficial in expanding your audience for heightened recognition of your group, larger networks for greater reach and turnout to events, and pooling resources for greater access to more tools to build your initiatives. This session provides the tips and tricks you need to find and establish partnerships for a successful year ahead.

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Ulead category: Orange

Facilitating Meetings*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Friday, October 13, 2017 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 2-3:30 p.m.

Have your meetings been dry, not well attended or unorganized? This session will teach participants how to facilitate effective, meaningful and exciting meetings for their campus organization. The session will explore setting and writing effective agendas, planning and organizing meetings, facilitating dialogue, responding to questions and issues, and writing minutes. Once the basics of effective meetings are covered, we will look at transforming meetings into engaging and dynamic opportunities to build team spirit.

 

Advertising and Marketing Events

Presenter: Tricia Kenderdine, Communications Coordinator, Student Life Communications

Friday, October 27, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Friday, January 12, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Does your organization have a brand or consistent image? In this workshop, you will learn about developing consistent branding and effective strategies for marketing your group and events on campus. Participants will learn tips and strategies for making advertising attractive and accessible.

 

Feedback*

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Thursday, November 23, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m. (Cancelled)

Thursday, March 8, 2018 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Participants in this session will learn how to deliver effective positive and constructive feedback. Feedback is a crucial element in group progress and success and helpful in working through conflict. Participants will learn the important theories and tips behind delivering and receiving feedback. They will also have hands-on opportunities to practice giving feedback in a safe and inclusive learning environment. Case studies and real world examples will be used to help organization members develop strategies to deliver feedback. Lastly, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on past feedback given and received, and the outcomes of that feedback, as well as time to develop goals towards giving feedback within their organization.

 

Communication and Conflict*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 6, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Understanding communication and conflict is essential to having a mutually beneficial experience with others. As leadership involves engaging in a process of collaboratively working with others towards a shared purpose, conflict and disagreement are inevitable. This workshop will explore how conflict arises and how to transform conflict effectively by moving from fixed positions to understanding peoples interests through various communication techniques.

 

NEW – Facilitating Interdisciplinary Innovation & Idea Generation among Your Community/Group

Presenter: Amatulla Lokhandwala, Neurotech UofT 

Tuesday February 6, 2018: 12 – 1:30 PM

This workshop will cover why interdisciplinary interaction and work is important within your club and what key strategies can encourage interdisciplinary innovation. We will explore the blockers that stifle interdisciplinary innovation and communication and how to get around them. These concepts will be unpacked through case studies and interactive exercises among the attendees. 

 

NEW - Graphic Design 101

Presenter: Ellis Yang, Art Director, Chinese Magazine

Tuesday February 13, 2018: 3 - 4:30 PM

Making a good poster for your event is always hard. How can you make yours stand out from hundreds of event posters?   Well-designed graphic communication can attract more attention and make things easier for marketing. This introductory workshop will lead you through basic graphic design strategies focusing on layout and visual communication using Adobe creative suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign). 

 

Marketing Your Involvement Experience

Presenter: Diana Kudla Byers, Career Educator, Career Centre

Friday, February 9, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018: 3 - 4:30 p.m.

This workshop will explore the ways that you can use and talk about your experiences with clubs and groups in your resume, cover letters and job interviews. You will learn how to articulate the skills that you have developed in your experiences with clubs and groups on campus. You will learn how to tell the story of your experiences in a way that is relevant to future job and school applications. It is important that participants come prepared to the session with information about the organizations they are in and positions that they have held.

 

Reflection*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Thursday, March 15, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Reflection is a key part of any leadership or group experience. It allows for an opportunity to think about your actions and results and determine ways of moving forward. This session will give you an opportunity to participate in a guided reflection, as well as learn about some tools to guide your group through reflection.

 

NEW - Advanced Conflict: Dealing with Difficult People*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Conflict is inevitable. Sometimes conflict resolution and transformation can be hard to achieve and in some cases, impossible. In this session, participants will identify and practice various communication styles while grappling with tough scenarios. Leaders will strategize on how their organization can resolve problems that have viable solutions. Participants will learn about facilitation techniques for managing tough conversations and figuring out the best ‘next step’ when dealing with difficult people and sensitive situations.

 

NEW - Guiding & Facilitating Team Decisions

Presenter: Samantha Hartlen, Student Life Lead Coordinator, Clubs and Leadership Development

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Working collaboratively is the key ingredient in team decision making. This session will explore the nature of consensus building and the various models that support this approach. Participants will practice the skills associated with facilitating team decisions while exploring the essential tools and techniques that allow for ALL group members to feel heard. Beyond voting, team decision making requires that everyone is involved in the process so that true ‘buy-in’ can be achieved.

 

NEW - Responding to Online Bullying and Conflict

Presenter: Mairi McKenna-Edwards, Student Life Coordinator Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Many student leaders oversee online pages and sites where discriminatory comments frequently appear.  This session provides support to student leaders in dealing with prejudice and discrimination online.   

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Ulead category: Grey

Budgeting and Financial Management

Presenters: Jess Afonso, Get Real UofT and St. Mike’s Student Union, and Pamela Savone, Rotman Commerce

Thursday, October 5, 2017 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Participants will gain an understanding of how to budget for the year, how to organize their financial information and the importance of financial accountability and transparency within their organization. The session will begin with the basics of bookkeeping and then lead into a hands on workshop on maintaining organization finances. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops or notebooks, along with any financial management tools they are using (spreadsheets, binders, etc.). This workshop is open to all levels of financial literacy.

 

Fundraising and Sponsorship

Presenter: Archie Kenyon, Chaplain with Power to Change 

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Monday, February 5, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

In this session, we will explore effective ways to fundraise for your organization. We will discuss the purpose of fundraising, different types of opportunities to raise awareness and finances, appropriate ways to plan and budget. We will explore the importance of your organization’s network and relationships in relation to asking for financial assistance. You will have the opportunity to reflect on past successes and challenges, determine new strategies and learn from other organizations. We ask that participants come prepared with knowledge of their group’s mission, vision, values and goals and with ideas for fundraising plans for this semester.

 

NEW – Running Fundraising Events

Presenter: Api Thiruchelva, Students for Wishes

Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:30 - 2 p.m.

Friday, March 9, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Are you interested in raising money for your group’s programming? Getting tired of doing the same bake sales and tabling activities? Join us to learn about fun and creative ways to raise money and awareness for your group. You will learn about strategies to consider and things to think about when planning your next fundraiser.

 

NEW – Writing Funding Applications

Presenters: Marco Adamovic, Coordinator, Integrated Learning and Community Engagement (Hart House), Catherine Maginley, Business Officer, Office of the CAO (Student Life) and Student Leaders

Friday, November 3, 2017 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Monday, March 26, 2018 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Does your group have a great idea and the only thing holding you back is MONEY? Well you’re in luck! There are many funding opportunities available for campus organizations’ ideas and initiatives. This session will provide an overview of funding opportunities available on campus, share best practices for writing applications and explore your ideas more in depth. You will learn from peers who have successfully received funding and brainstorm the best route to take in funding your groups’ idea! 

 

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Ulead category: Green

Accessible Event Planning

Presenters: Tanya Lewis, Director Accessibility Services and Ben Poynton Senior Coordinator Accessibility, AODA

Thursday, October 19, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m.  (cancelled)

Friday, March 16, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Learning how to make your organization more accessible is important for all leaders. Clubs and groups should be inclusive, welcoming and accessible, but what does that mean, and how can you as group leaders make this happen? In this session, you will learn about both the little and big things you can do to make your group welcoming to everyone, including planning accessible events.

 

Difficult Conversations: Opening Minds and Spaces

Presenters: Aisha Raja and Sarah Adjekum, Coordinators Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

How can you, as a student leader, promote a culture of anti-racism through your club and events? Participants in this session will build on basic understandings of race and racism and discuss key strategies for creating safer and more inclusive spaces for dialogue. How do we work through and across differences? How can we challenge each other in constructive ways that support a common goal? How do we anticipate and recognize the signs of exclusion? Join us as we explore these questions and more.

 

Creating Positive and Inclusive Space

Presenter: Kathy Mac, Program Coordinator, Sexual & Gender Diversity Office

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m. (cancelled)

Friday, March 2, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

What does LGBTQ even mean? Join this workshop to learn about the diversity of sexual and gender identities as well as to learn about some of the key issues and concerns for LGBTQ students on campus. We’ll come together to develop strategies for creating a more inclusive student group and for confronting homophobia and transphobia when it emerges.

 

 

Equity 101*

Presenter: Mairi McKenna-Edwards, Student Life Coordinator Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

We talk a lot about “equity,” but what do we really mean?  How does it relate to our everyday lives?  This workshop explores these questions while also creating a space for us to think about what commitments we can make around continuing to learn more while putting what we have learned into action. 

 

NEW - Understanding Micro Aggressions*

Presenter: Mairi McKenna-Edwards, Student Life Coordinator Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Friday, November 24, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This session will explore what microaggressions are and how understanding them can help us to create more inclusive environments.  We will also explore ways to address them in everyday situations.

 

NEW - IAR: Identify, Assist, Refer

Presenters: Chad Jankowski and Melissa Fernandes, Heath Education Coordinators

Thursday, November 30, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday February 28, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

This training program helps student leaders to increase their capacity to recognize and support members of their community who are experiencing challenges to their mental health.  In working through the Identify, Assist, Refer model, participants will enhance their ability to recognize indicators that someone may be struggling, learn how to initiate supportive conversations, and gain strategies for making appropriate and helpful referrals to campus and community resources.  

 

Safe Talk

SafeTALK is a 3-hour training designed to ensure that people with thoughts of suicide are connected to helpers who are prepared to provide first aid interventions. As part of the University of Toronto's commitment to creating a suicide-safer community on campus, the Student and Campus Community Development Office offers safeTALK workshops to students, staff and faculty throughout the year. 

This training is offered by Student Life and is strongly endorsed as a valuable skill for Student Group Leaders. This training will count for 2 Green ULead Points.

Because this training is offered in addition to the Ulead program, you will be taken to another page to register and you will need to provide proof of attendance to Jennifer Galley (jennifer.galley@utoronto.ca) to receive points.

SafeTALK Registration

 

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Ulead category: Blue

Group Dynamics and Team Building

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 19, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Understanding what makes your group tick is crucial to group productivity and success. In this session, you will gain a solid understanding of group development theories and how they relate to your organization and team. Participants will be able to engage in discussions around effective team development and team building with one another. Participants will have the opportunity to share in fun, dynamic and developmental team builders and ideas for building their organization’s community. After attending this session, participants will walk away feeling confident and energized to build their team and motivate others in their organization.

 

Social Media for Student Leaders*

Presenter: Chantal Duchesne, Communications Intern, Student Life Communications

Monday, November 13, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Does your campus group use social media? Learn how to build and connect with your audience on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Communicate interactively with students and encourage new membership by exchanging information about your campus group that is relevant and delivered at the right time. This workshop also covers best social media practices, including how to keep your channels accessible and how to address online feedback.

 

Appreciation*

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 22, 2018. 4 - 5:30 p.m.

This workshop will explore the important role that appreciation and recognition plays when it comes to membership retention and fulfilment. Participants will learn different ways that people like to be appreciated and learn how to give meaningful appreciation based on the recipient. Appreciation is an important aspect of ending a year and crucial to closing the year for both the recipient and giver of the appreciation. We will talk about the logistics, budgeting and planning for recognition, and also reflect and discuss as a group different ways to acknowledge members within an organization. 

 

Recruitment and Retention

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Friday, October 6, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 26, 2018 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Is your club ready to recruit and expand membership? The Ulead program is hosting a workshop to help recruit and retain members for your organization. We will discuss the necessary steps to successfully manage your membership, from promoting your organization to prospective members to increasing membership engagement throughout the year.

 

NEW - Motivating Your Team*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Being involved in a campus organization can provide many opportunities for connection and learning. Often, we join or lead a group because we are passionate about a certain topic, issue or area of skill development. When we are balancing so many tasks and responsibilities, it is normal for this passion and excitement to fade. So how can we reconnect and inspire our fellow leaders when interest and engagement is low? In this session, you will learn how to energize and reinvigorate others while fostering collaboration within the team. You will learn to identify what people want to do and how to coach them to get there. Participants will practice the art of encouragement and explore how to genuinely motivate others!


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Ulead category: Purple

Encouraging the Leadership of Others*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

This workshop is aimed at experienced leaders who are looking to encourage and engage new and younger members of their group in leadership opportunities. Based on Kouzes and Posner’s Leadership Challenge, great leaders “enable others to act.” This workshop will give participants an opportunity to discuss and strategize creating opportunities for other leaders.

 

Integrity and Leadership

Presenter: Stephen Goslinski, Juxtaposition and Power to Change

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 4 - 5:30 p.m.

As a member of a U of T-recognized organization, you can often be in a position of leadership to your peers and in the community. Integrity, professionalism and accountability are keys to successful leadership and crucial to the effective function of an organization.

How do we actually practice these things in our day-to-day work with campus organizations, and what does all of this actually mean? This workshop will explore different angles and perspectives that we need to consider professionalism and accountability from. We will talk about what it means for us as individuals within an organization, what it means for our organization and how to coach other team members in our organization on professionalism and accountability. This session will include thought-provoking discussion, a chance to explore questions and conversation, and time to reflect.

 

Transition and Legacy

Presenter: Jennifer Galley, Student Life Coordinator, Campus Organizations

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This session is aimed at senior and graduating students to discuss leaving your legacy in your organization and moving on in your organization or passing the leadership torch on to someone new. Change is a challenging and inevitable part of life and especially in your organization’s life. This session will be an opportunity to talk about moving on, how to inspire leadership in others and how to stay involved without taking over new incoming executives. We will talk about what it means to be a resource and support the learning of others, and the potential you have to engage in mentorship relationships both within your organization and with new executives and organizations across campus.

NEW - Effective One-on-One Meetings with your Team

Presenter: Amir Kharazmi, AIESEC

Thursday February 1, 2018: 1 - 2:30 PM

As a team leader, one of your biggest challenges is how to effectively track, empower and manage your team in a helpful yet developmental manner. One of the most powerful performance management tools for a team leader is bi-weekly one-on-one meetings. In this session, we will outline the importance of one-on-one touchpoints, the essentials of conducting an effective one-on-one, what questions you should be asking and how to break past the surface.

 

Moving Up in New Roles and Leadership*

Presenter: Sarah Memme, Student Life Coordinator Leadership Programs with Peer Leadership Facilitators

Friday, March 2, 2018 12 - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 4 - 5:30 p.m.

This workshop is aimed at students who will be taking on new executive roles or positions of leadership within their organization. In this session, we will explore what leadership is, accountability, working with others, leading peers, communication and managing expectations and conflict. This will be a great opportunity to meet peers who are also transitioning into new roles, to ask questions and talk about your hopes and fears for your new role. We will also be talking about goal setting, inspiring a shared vision and planning for next year.

 

Self-Care for Student Leaders

Presenters: Chad Jankowski and Melissa Fernandes, Heath Education Coordinators

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Student leaders build communities, organize activities and inspire change. It’s exhausting! Investing in being happy, healthy and well provides a foundation for achieving balance and sustaining success in any leadership role. This session on self-care explores what it means to feel good and function well as a student leader. Drawing on recent evidence from the study of well-being, you’ll be introduced a cluster of activities that promote resiliency and prevent burnout so you can be at your best.

 

Register now to attend a Ulead workshop!