Leadershops, or leadership workshops, are available for any and all Elon students to advance their leadership knowledge and skills. Leadershops help you understanding yourself as a leader, how to work effectively with others and how to create change. These leadership experiences have been intentionally designed to provide you with an opportunity to connect with fellow students, explore concepts of leadership, reflect on your leadership capacity and identify goals and future opportunities. Leadershops are facilitated by Center for Leadership staff and delivered in an interactive, reflective format ranging from 60-90 minutes. You can sign up for a Leadershop via the Center for Leadership’s PhoenixCONNECT page!
The Elon Leader Leadershop will provide you with common language to understand concepts related to leader, leadership, power and change. Additionally, you will explore your personal definition of leadership and share your thoughts on leadership with other students.
The Step Up Leadershop explores bystander intervention techniques to provide meaningful solutions to helping you when you hear or see harmful behavior.
The Strengths Leadershop uses the StrengthsQuest inventory to help you identify your talents for the purpose of building strengths. Please note: All attendees must complete the StrengthsQuest inventory PRIOR to attending the workshop; you will receive an email from email@example.com after you register for the workshop. The Center for Leadership offers the Strengths Leadershop in collaboration with the Student Professional Development Center.
The Big 8 Leadershop explores how our social identities and lived experiences inform and shape our ideas around leadership. The Center for Leadership offers the Big 8 Leadershop in collaboration with the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education.
The Highly Effective Teams Leadershop will help you understand the stages of group formation and awareness of the critical elements associated with high performing, high achieving groups and teams.
The Leading with Integrity Leadershop will help put your beliefs into action and teach you the importance of ethical decision-making. It will be an interactive workshop that will challenge you to discuss challenging, yet real, topics that inflict our leadership responsibilities today.
The Effective Communication Leadershop will help you explore how to better communicate, listen and affirm. Communication is complicated and leaders need to know more than just how to sending and receiving information. Effective communication and effective leadership are closely intertwined. Leaders need to be skilled communicators within their relationships, groups and communications.
The Changemakers Leadershop will help individuals and organization leaders prepare and manage change effectively. Sometimes we actively choose change and sometimes it arrives unexpectedly. Questions arise that may include: Is this change meaningful? How do I stay balanced in the face of uncertainty? How can I lead change through my organization? Join us as we explore resources and practices that will help you answer these questions.
The Cross Cultural Leadershop sheds light on how leadership and culture influence each other. We will discuss how you can engage in culturally-relevant leadership.
The Active Citizens Leadershop will provide tools and strategies to equip students to engage with their communities as active citizens. Participants will also gain skills to successfully navigate and facilitate respectful, nonpartisan political conversations. This workshop will help prepare students to help build a democracy that values difference in ideas, opinions and thought.