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ELI Program Sessions, Spring 2018

Dates will be announced by Monday, December 11, 2017. All sessions will take place on Fridays from 12:30-4:30 p.m.

In addition to attending all portions of each session, participants commit up to 5 hours per week of work outside the sessions for completion of assessments and the team project. Note that in addition to the five formal session meetings, participants have three intersession assignments to complete during the break between sessions 4 and 5.

Participants must be on-site for all sessions; remote participation is not possible for the 2018 program.

Session 1: An Introduction to the Emerging Leaders Institute

February 9, 2018, 12:30 pm  to 4:30 pm

This session will provide an overview of the program, introduce the critical thinking model at the heart of the program, and begin the program-long team projects.

Session 2: Leveraging Strengths and Articulating Your Value

February 16, 2018, 12:30 pm  to 4:30 pm

In this session, we’ll use a tool to help you describe your strengths to others and help you articulate your value to your team and your organization.

Session 3: Leading Beyond Yourself

February 23, 2018, 12:30 pm  to 4:30 pm

How can you apply your insights about yourself as an individual and as a team member to benefit your organization? This session will complete the leadership triangle model.

Session 4: Emotional Intelligence and Strategic Communication

March 2, 2018, 12:30 pm  to 4:30 pm

This session will help you better understand emotional intelligence and how you can continue to develop this essential tool for leadership and communication.

Intersession assignments

All participants are required to complete three assignments during this period:

  1. View a presentation overview of the Human Patterns assessment and complete activities in preparation for individual coaching session (time commitment: ~90 minutes)
  2. Schedule and complete a 45-minute individual coaching session with your assigned Human Patterns coach at a mutually convenient time
  3. Schedule a 30-minute in-person team meeting with Dr. Bostrom, including all team members. An additional team meeting may be required before the final session.

Session 5: Team Presentations and Graduation

March, 23, 2018, 12:30 pm  to 4:30 pm

The program wraps up with final team presentations of the program-long projects, reflection on the team experience, a plan for future professional development goals, and a “graduation” ceremony.