Discover Leadership is a program created to help stuents who may have limited experience with
leadership, learn essential skills to increase their confidence and enhance their knowledge, as well
as prepare them for different leadership opportunities on campus.
This is a great stepping stone to becoming an RA (Residential Advisor), OL (Orientation Leader),
Student Ambassador, an ASWNMU member or participant in any other leadership opportunity on
campus. It is also a great way to meet new friends and learn about campus resources.
When: Each Friday in the Spring 2014 semester begining January 31. Sesssions focus on a
new topic in leadership development and/or club and organization development.
Where Student Memorial Building Meeting Room (3rd floor)
Is There Time to Sleep?
Time Management as Student Leaders
Time management refers to a range of skills, tools, and
techniques used to manage time when accomplishing specific tasks, projects and goals.
Find the time to balance all of your different life roles is challenging,
especially when you become a college student. This workshop will focus on
several different time-management tools you can implement immediately to
successfully balance and prioritize your 168 hours each week.
Who am I?
True Colors! Personalities
True Colors provides insight into our own behaviors and
personality. This interactive workshop will help us learn about others and how
to work together in ways that keep us all in esteem. During
the workshop, participants will explore individual personality traits and learn
how to maximize one's potential in any situation.
How Can I Serve You?
Unlike leadership approaches with a top-down hierarchical style,
servant leadership instead emphasizes collaboration, trust, empathy, and the
ethical use of power. The objective is to enhance the growth of individuals in the
organization and increase teamwork and personal involvement. We will look at
the characteristics of servant leaders, and how to use servant leadership to
enhance an organization.
She said WHAT?
Communicating as Student Leaders
Communicate effectively, even when those around you aren't.
Work the Plan. Plan to Work.
Creating a Personal Development Plan
The Personal Development Plan is the foundation to a productive
start to your development as a student leader, and will help guide you on your
journey. This workshop will focus on creating an action plan to aid in the
development of your vision and goals.
Social Media Management
This session will focus on choosing the right type of social
media outlet to market your events and communicate with students. Learn how to
post relevant material and respond to your audience.
Oh, S#@t, now what?
When faced with a crisis your ability to keep your team engaged
and your organization's reputation intact requires having a solid crisis communications
plan. Learn how to build your plan and how to stay calm during
Motivating a Team
Come learn the stages of team development and how each stage is
vital to the development of an organization. Participants will learn about the
importance of working together to achieve a specific goal or purpose.
I Got the Power
A discussion on the importance of empowerment and how empowering
our students and peers can increase success.
Pass it on
Becoming an officer can be very overwhelming for some
individuals, so providing them with the information that will enable them to be
successful in their role is key to the continued growth of the organization.
The important aspect of officer transition is the passing on of knowledge to
Discover Leadership is a program designed to give students a feel of what it
takes to be a leader. Over the course of three months, the participants will
attend ten workshops on different topics that will give them the tools to be
successful leaders on and off the WNMU campus. All workshops take place on Fridays
from 3-4pm in the Meeting Room of the Student Memorial Building. Feel free to
Program is based on four assumptions:
- WNMU is committed
to developing the leadership capabilities within its community;
leadership skills can be taught and learned at the university and in the
- The university
environment is a strategic and appropriate setting for mastering both
leadership theory and leadership skills; and
- The success of
leadership is measured by direct impact on individuals, organizations, and
For more information contact:
Darlyn Scott, Director of Career & Leadership Development
(575) 538-6250 or Darlyn.Scott@wnmu.edu