This three-day intensive program is designed to increase students’ knowledge and understanding of leadership and team development through a combination of information sessions and active participation in cooperative, challenge activities. Challenge activities are designed to enhance students’ critical thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving ability, and ability to work effectively as a team. These activities present opportunities to taking leadership roles, recognize leadership styles, identify what works and what doesn’t work in given situations, and apply lessons to real life situations. Topics include the communication process, leadership models and styles, stages of team development, ethics, diversity, and visionary or principle-centered and creative leadership.
Advanced Team Building and Leadership
This three-day intensive program is designed to be taken along with ORGL 550, building on key concepts learned. This course is held directly following ORGL 550 on-campus. The advanced session shifts the focus from group participation to group facilitating through team building and leadership development activities.
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