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2018 Fall Leadership Conference

by Office of Student Activities & Leadership

Leadership Fall Leadership Conference StrengthsWeek

Sat, 06 Oct 2018

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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Thwing Center

11111 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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Description

The Fall Leadership Conference will expose undergraduate and graduate students to the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to lead with purpose, so participants are inspired to positively impact our student organization and leadership community.

At the Fall Leadership Conference, participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with other student leaders from across Northeast Ohio and together, they will connect with CWRU staff, faculty, alumni, community members & other presenters who are passionate about topics related to leadership and organizational management.

By attending the Fall Leadership Conference, it is our hope participants will:
Learn techniques to lead in a way that fosters a sense of belonging and pride on their campus.
Learn strategies to develop an authentic and impactful leadership identity.
Learn how to make tough decisions and lead in complex situations.

Conference Overview
9:30 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast
10 a.m. - Conference welcome and opening speaker
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Sessions (divided into two 50-minute blocks)
1 p.m. - Networking lunch with students and presenters



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Agenda

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
Grad Life at CWRU

Navigating campus information, services and involvement opportunities can be challenging. Add to that exploring the local community and its services, events, etc. it can be even more daunting. This session will share the paths that can guide you to these resources. There will also have the opportunity to meet members of the Graduate Student Council to share how their role is to be the voice for the graduate student community.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
Developing and Motivating High Performing Teams

In this session, participants will learn how to encourage teams to perform at a high level while building their team members and themselves as leaders through a combination of small group discussions, activities, and presentations. Participants will gain a greater understanding of how to create an environment for their team to be at its best while creating and sustaining a high level of motivation. Additionally, participants will learn how to identify the different ways every member on a team can be a leader, and how their own leadership styles can be leveraged or modified for the success of their team.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors (BCD) training is a common name for role-playing training for situations that students may encounter in leadership roles on campus. BCD is intended to be a safe environment for students to challenge and test themselves in situations, and to ask questions to clarify their understanding leadership approaches and prepare for tough realistic situations.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
The Enneagram: What's Your Leadership Narrative?

The Enneagram refers to the nine different types or styles, with each representing a worldview and archetype that resonates with the way people think, feel and act in relation to the world, others and themselves. Come find out if you're a performer, a perfectionist, or a protector and how it inform how you lead!

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
The Second Year- Alumni Coaching Program: Advice & Strategies for Your Best Authentic Self

The Second Year-Alumni Coaching Program was piloted last spring with 32 second year students matched with 32 alumni. Discussion between pairs ranged from professional & personal to leadership advice. Join us in this session as we share more about this program and how you might participate!

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Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
StrengthsQuest & Leadership

Whether you are a leader lead a team of peers or are a leader on a team working with others, it is important to take a strengths-based approach. Discover how to enhance your leadership of others in order to maximize the potential of every team member in your group

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
Rhodes, Truman, Fulbright, Oh My!

You may have heard of these prestigious awards but what does it take to win one? What are the merits in applying? Both emerging and advanced student leaders are generally perfect candidates to consider national and international fellowships and scholarships. The session will not only cover eligibility requirements and application processes for the Boren, Fulbright, Goldwater, Marshall, Rhodes, Truman and other opportunities but you will also learn what it takes to win one of these prestigious awards. Participants will also engage in activities will help aid them in determining the best opportunities to meet their interests.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM

@ Thwing Center
Building and Strengthening Cross-Cultural Relationships

Study after study shows that cross-cultural collaboration results in higher levels of creativity and innovation, and in more positive outcomes, than mono-cultural collaboration. However, building cross-cultural working relationships is easier said than done. Join Elizabeth Miller in this workshop to discuss how cross-cultural work builds creativity, how to build cultural bridges and strengthen cross-cultural relationships, and what you can do today at CWRU to practice these new skills.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
Global Ethical Leaders Society (GELS): Advice for Tomorrow's Student Leaders

GELS is the student group of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. GELS is dedicated to exploring ethical issues from a global perspective, to nurturing international awareness and understanding of our common humanity through the study, teaching, and practice of ethics, and the pursuit of excellence in all positive human endeavors. GELS Leadership will discuss their experiences and effective strategies when faced with needing to provide ethical leadership on all types of issues and how to foster student participation in ethical issues with real impact.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
Streamline and Beautify Your Outreach with CampusGroups

CampusGroups is here, and with it comes many exciting new features and capabilities for student leaders! This session is an overview of event, email, and website publishing tools now available for student organizations in the new platform. Come learn how to engage your members, manage simple or complex events, collaborate with other officers, and look great doing it!

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
Green Dot Training

CWRU Green Dot is a national bystander intervention strategy that trains faculty, staff and students on safe and comfortable ways of intervening in instances of power-based personal violence.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
Leading Through Self Defense

The program empowers students, faculty, and staff to combat various types of assaults by providing them with realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. This empowerment is taught through four basic principles: prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to basic hands-on defense training. ‌The course is physically and psychologically demanding. While not a martial arts program, it includes self-defense tactics and techniques. The training officers use pads and padded suits so students can practice what it is like to strike an aggressor.

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
Lights, Camera, Action: Event Management for Student Leaders

Planning a successful event can be an overwhelming experience, but it is a skill all great leaders should possess. It can be challenging to think of unique ways to structure your meeting time and space and even more challenging to gain insight into how attendees felt during the experience. The Office of Student Activities & Leadership is here to help you understand how to best decide on and plan for a space that works for your group, utilize it in effective and creative ways, and collect mindful feedback from your attendees. Come learn about the Event Centers offered through the Office of Student Activities & Leadership!

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
What are Your "True Colors"?

Working in a team can be rewarding and challenging. Rewarding because of the collaboration and exchange of ideas. Challenging because different personalities can conflict with one another. Everyone is different and brings unique strengths to the table. How do we play on these strengths to realize our potential? True Colors Assessment is an interactive activity to determine someone’s “color”. These “colors” represent one’s leadership style. By discovering your individual color, you can take advantage of your strengths. This highly interactive workshop will help you unfold your leadership style. So what is YOUR color?

Sat, Oct 06, 2018
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM

@ Thwing Center
Coaching Towards Your Authentic Self

"This session will explore the details for the Graduate Student Coaching Program initiated in the Spring of 2017. This free program for graduate students includes a trained coach who partners with graduate students and postdocs in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.
We anchor the coaching in intentional change theory. Intentional change theory provides the foundation for optimal learning and development through a model of 5 discoveries. Come learn more about how you might participate!"

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