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Leadership Workshops

Student Leadership Development Series

The Leadership Series addresses the need for ongoing training and personal and professional development for student leaders at the University of Dayton. Participants will engage in workshops and/or online modules to strengthen their leadership knowledge, skills and abilities.  All of our one-hour workshops are based on our Framework for Student Leadership Development.

Click here to learn more about requesting a personalized workshop for you class, team, or organization.

Request a Live Workshop

In need of a leadership workshop or training?  Let us come to you!  Workshops are facilitated by our Student Leadership Ambassadors, graduate, and full-time staff.

Examples of workshop topics making connections to leadership include:

  • Leadership Style Inventories (Personality, Strengths, Typology, etc)
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Power and Privilege
  • Communication, Collaboration, and Dialogue
  • Group Dynamics and Development

Virtual Workshops on Isidore

Introduction to Leadership for the Common Good focuses on helping students understand UD's vision for leadership and leadership for the common good. This interactive module features a 5 minute video presentation, reviews the C2C and its connection to leadership, a reflection, and a knowledge check.

This module focuses on realizing strengths and how to utilize them in self and others. The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss collaborating across differences and recognize areas of improvement in themselves.

This module focuses on summarizing leadership for the common good, articulating why we should lead with our unique strengths and talents, how to identify one's strengths, and becoming aware of times that strengths can become harmful.

This module focuses on helping student define the common good in their own words, identify stressors in their life, generate ideas for in-the-moment self care, set goals for navigating long-term self care, and helping students learn to define self care and resilience in terms of leadership for the common good. In this module, students will be asked to watch a video presentation and follow along with activities and reflections.

This module will offer students the opportunity to explore their own personal leadership skills by reflecting on their values, beliefs, and experiences. The presentation video encourages self-reflection for students to discover how enact their leadership potential and discover their own personal leadership style.

This module focuses on the MBTI personality assessment and discovering how to utilize knowledge of personality types in various situations. The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss utilizing their knowledge of different personality types in their relationship-building and academics.

This module focuses on the True Colors personality assessment and discovering how to work with each personality type.  The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss meeting people where they are and applying their leadership style within their own sphere of influence.

This module focuses on understanding the concept of inclusive leadership and how students can use inclusive leadership to make our campus community a better place.  The module will offer students the opportunity to learn about UD's philosophy of leadership and how inclusive leadership is embedded in that philosophy. The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss consensus building as a characteristic of inclusive leadership and how they can identity tangible steps towards inclusive leadership.

This module focuses on identifying privilege and understanding multiple aspects of identity. The module will offer students the opportunity craft a personal definition of privilege and share ways that privilege shows up in their life. The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss ways that they can commit to leadership actions related to challenging privilege in the coming semester.

In this module, we will be discussing social responsibility. Isolationism is outdated, and we know now that we are interconnected more than ever in this digital age. But how does this affect our everyday lives? By bringing our identities to the foreground, we will examine how we can fit into this puzzle of the Common Good.

This module centers around the importance of developing and seeking our mentor-mentee relationships. This module will give students the opportunity to discuss the characteristics of a mentorship relationship, forming that kind of relationship, as well as the FlyerConnect program available to UD students.

This module focuses on understanding leadership for the common good, developing an ability to identify and define personal values, and learn how personal values can align with the values of a group. This module will offer students the opportunity to gain appreciation for the importance of personal and group values interaction. The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss was that it can be beneficial and detrimental for personal and group values to align.

This module centers around understanding the process of developing a mission and vision in organizations. The module will give students the opportunity to dive into characteristics of productive relationships as well as being able to describe how identity impacts relationship building. Students will be encouraged to identify organizational values based on mission and vision as well as identifying steps for leading through values, mission, and vision.

This module focuses on summarizing leadership for the common good, identifying the 4 stages of group development in Tuckman's Theory for Group Building, being able to articulate key aspects of building and maintaining teams, and analyzing the development of leadership based on the development of teams.

This module centers around understanding how to develop productive relationships and how they can impact a student's role as a leader. This module will give students the opportunity to dive into characteristics of productive relationships as well as being able to describe how identity impacts relationship building. Students will be encouraged to reflect on how identities and perspectives of others impact relationship building as well as how their actions and behaviors provide leadership that enhances the dignity of every individual

This module centers around the importance of forming mutually beneficial relationships as opposed to one sided relationships. The module will give students the opportunity to reflect on and discuss the unique value we all add to spaces and how to understand how empathy influences our relationships with others. 

This module focuses on summarizing leadership for the common good, identifying moments of conflict in everyday life and as a leader, and identifying strategies to navigate conflict and how it can help you grow.

This module focuses on the importance of goal setting and the ability to make your goals SMART in order for you to grow individually and for organizational growth.  The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss how to create goals in order to give them the best chance of success.

This module focuses on understanding how systems can cause barriers to problem solving and being able to describe the root cause analysis and is importance for student leaders.

This module centers around the process and importance of leadership transitions. This module will give students the opportunity to develop a toolbox of recommended activities and exercises to assist in leadership transition and work through transition scenarios.

This module focuses on summarizing leadership for the common good, giving a synopsis of characteristics of agents of change, and connects students' personal experience and expertise to the UN Global Goals. 

In this module, we will be discussing action. Talk, talk, talk. Sometimes it feels like all we do is talk. We think about things in the abstract. We plan and plan and plan. Join us as we explore tools to take our vision and put it into action.

This module focuses on the University of Dayton Philosophy and 7 tenets of leadership for the common good. The presentation video encourages students to think about and discuss their own reflections on leadership as well as areas for growth and their commitment to leadership development.

This module uses the "My Leadership Journal" to help students consider their vocational journey, including an exploration of their gifts and talents, consideration of things that bring joy or meaning to their life, and ways that they can enact leadership for the common good through vocation.

CONTACT

Student Leadership Programs

Kennedy Union
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0623
937-229-2000
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