The Emerging Leader Track is geared toward students who have not had much experience in being involved on campus or in their community. This track provides foundational knowledge and skills for students who want to make a difference through their involvement. This is an ideal track for incoming freshmen or for anyone who just wants to be more effective when working with others.
Students completing the track will receive a certificate of completion and will be recognized at the SLI Annual Recognition Ceremony.
- To have a better understanding of your leadership and communication style.
- To develop the basic skills necessary for effective leadership
- Do some of the personal development and organizational work necessary to make you more a more effective leader.
- Understand how your personal preferences in communicating, conceptualizing, and taking in information affect how you work with others.
- Learn to better manage your time, both short term and long term
- Develop a list of personal and leadership-related goals.
To earn a Cerificate ,Student must complete sections A, B, C and complete a 5-hour Experimental component .
Section A: Program Core Workshops - required of all SLI participants & can be completed in any order.
- Introduction to Leadership
- Ethical Decision Making
- Leading and Managing a Diverse Group
Section B: Track Core Workshops - can be completed in any order.
- Communication Styles (1 hours)
- Meyers-Briggs Type and Leadership (1.5 hours)
- Teamwork and Collaboration (1.5 hours)
- Time Management (1.5 hours)
- Vision and Goal Setting (1 hours)
Section C: Elective Workshops
Any two workshops from our pool of elective workshops, or through other conferences, offices, etc.
Section D: Experiential Component
Participants are required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of applied leadership. This can be any activity that participants are involved outside the classroom or workshop setting that allows them to utilize the skills they have gained from there track. Five hours are required for each track the participant is involved in. Please see the Experiential Component Policy for more information.
LAST UPDATED 01/28/2010