Leadership Initiatives

Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program Requirements

Requirements/Degree Program to Earn Certificate:

  • Successful interview and placement
  • Completion of all workshops
  • Participation in all data collection efforts (surveys, writing exercises, etc.)

During the first semester, TBLCP members will partake in eight leadership workshops in which they will gain self-awareness and learn about their cohort as well. Participants will also select a service project to complete with other members of the leadership cohort totaling 15 hours of service during the first semester.

The Cohorts are as follows:
Mondays 1-2:30 p.m.Inspire Cohort
Tuesdays 10-11:30 a.m.Model Cohort
Thursdays 2:30-4 p.m.Challenge Cohort*
Fridays 1-2:30 p.m.Encourage Cohort

*Challenge Cohort will be selected based on GPA and previous leadership experience. Only students with a 3.2 GPA or higher will be considered for this new version of the leadership program. Challenge Cohort members must be available to meet on Thursdays from 2:30-4 p.m.


Fall Semester: Program Requirements
Mondays 1-2:30 p.m., Tuesdays 10-11:30 a.m., *Thursdays 2:30-4 p.m., Fridays 1-2:30 p.m.
All workshops are held in University Classroom and Business Building (UCBB) 522
Life Pilot9/26 (Saturday half-day seminar)
5 Practices of Exemplary Leaders9/28, 9/29, 10/1, 10/2
Public Speaking & Effective Presentations I Introduction to both topics 10/5, 10/6, 10/8, 10/9
Team Dynamics10/12, 10/13, 10/15, 10/16
Public Speaking & Effective Presentations II3 minute speech 10/19, 10/20, 10/22, 10/23
Introduction to StengthsQuest10/26, 10/27, 10/29, 10/30
Professionalism11/9, 11/10, 11/12, 11/13
Public Speaking & Effective Presentations III5 minute presentation 11/16, 11/17, 11/19, 11/20

In the second semester, participants will partake in workshops aimed at dealing with other people and working within a successful team. Participants are required to complete 15 hours of community service.

Spring Semester: Program Requirements
Mondays 1-2:30 p.m., Tuesdays 10-11:30 a.m., *Thursdays 2:30-4 p.m., Fridays 1-2:30 p.m.
All workshops are held in University Classroom and Business Building (UCBB) 522
Ethics 2/8, 2/9, 2/11, 2/12
StrengthsQuest II 2/15, 2/16, 2/18, 2/19
Professional Writing 2/22, 2/23, 2/25, 2/26
Diversity 2/29, 3/1, 3/3, 3/4
Conflict Resolution 3/21, 3/22, 3/24, 3/25
Emotional Intelligence 3/28, 3/29, 3/31, 4/1
Global Leadership 4/4, 4/5, 4/7, 4/8
Student Leadership Practices Inventory 4/11, 4/12, 4/14, 4/15
Case Study 4/18, 4/19, 4/21, 4/22

Fall/Spring Semester: Experiential Leadership Requirements
Mandatory
Leadership Assessment (SLPI)
Leadership Case Study
Community Service Project
Leadership Reflection Paper