Leadership Labs

Kick-start your leadership journey here! Drop in on workshops and events geared towards your personal and professional development.

Purpose
Be your best self. Improve team projects. Communicate under pressure. ILead’s Leadership Labs teach you practical skills that you can apply at SkuleTM and beyond. Our fun and interactive workshops run throughout the year.  Spend three weeknights with us to dive deeper into a theme area or attend individual workshops that pique your interest. Either way, you’ll gain important skills and meet great people. Also offered a few times each semester, our Chart Your Future workshop helps you to clarify your own path and move towards the opportunities that will help you get there.

Great For
Anyone looking to begin their leadership learning, to develop new skills, or to meet new people. Also great for PEY students who want to increase their workplace readiness by gaining professional development.

Time Commitment
1.5 – 10 hours/semester from September to April.

How To Join
No registration required. If you attend four evening Leadership Labs, you will receive recognition on your Co-Curricular Record. Winter schedule is below.

DateTimeThemeTopicLocation
Thu Jan 106-7:30pmResilience & Wellness
The 5 Ways to WellbeingSF3202
Thu Jan 176-8:00pmResilience & WellnessFlourish With ResilienceSF3202
Wed Jan 236-7:30pmResilience & WellnessSelf Compassion for Life as a StudentGB202
Thu Jan 246-7:30pm-Chart Your Future - Engineering CareersSF3202
Wed Jan 306-7:30pmProject and Design TeamsEffective Team Process - Task vs. MaintenanceGB202
Tue Feb 56-7:30pmProject and Design TeamsTeam Conflict - Understanding Underlying IssuesGB202
Thu Feb 14 6-7:30pm-Chart Your Future: 123 Days of SummerMY420
Tue Feb 266-7.30pmProject and Design TeamsTeam Conflict - Fearless Formative FeedbackGB202
Wed Mar 66-7:30pmCommunicating Under PressurePersonal CourageGB202
Thu Mar 76-7:30pmCommunicating Under PressureStory Telling for Influence and ConnectionMY420
Wed Mar 276-7:30pm-Chart Your Future - Engineering CareersMY420
Mon Apr 1st 6-7:30pmCommunicating Under PressurePublic SpeakingMY370

Themes

Resilience & Wellness  – Good leadership involves being your best self every day. Whether it’s understanding your strengths, optimizing your personal well-being, or working through hard times, learn how to cultivate everyday leadership through these interactive and thought-provoking workshops.

Project and Design Teams – See how teams can generate greater value by understanding individual differences and creating environments where everybody thrives. Whether it’s ESP, Praxis, or any school project or club, learn to create team rules that actually work, balance project tasks with team maintenance, and set expectations towards success.

Communicating Under Pressure – You’ve got something important to say, but it just doesn’t come out right. Explore how you can frame your ideas and build the confidence to speak in an interview, presentation, or other high stakes situation through this cluster of workshops.