Schedule with Descriptions
Oct. 31 [Day 1 - Opening Events & Networking]
Noon - 7 PM Registration Open
1 PM - 4 PM New Professional’s Institute 2.0
4 PM - 7 PM Exhibitors
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Grab a Bag Dinner
Opening Session: The Expectations of Leadership & Round One: Lead365Talks
7 PM - 9 PM
What does it mean to “explore, engage and evolve?” You will feel the unique energy of Lead365 while being introduced to the powerful conference theme and a national treasure house of practitioners, researchers and professional speakers called “The Faculty.”
In a creative presentation format professional speakers offer up in 20 minutes or less, a condensed speech intended to offer a “snap shot” of who they are as a speaker while sharing a significant leadership message.
Leadership After Dark
9:15 PM - 10:45PM
Leadership After Dark: As the sun goes down, so will the lights in the ballroom as students will be challenged to take their leadership to a whole new level. Developed by SwiftKick, and facilitated by the dynamic duo of Tom Kreiglstein and Melissa Ruiz, "Leadership After Dark" is an opportunity to engage in a variety of personal networking and team building activities to push you beyond the limits you may believe you currently possess. Be ready. Be Prepared. It's Leadership After Dark!
Professional Reception - Invitations are given to graduate students and professionals upon arrival.
Nov. 1 [Day 2 -Explore]
Exhibitors - 8 AM - 1:30 PM
Breakout Session Block 1
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Lead365Talks - Round Two
10:15AM - 11:15AM
In a creative presentation format professional speakers offer up in 9 minutes or less, a condensed speech intended to offer a “snap shot” of who they are as a speaker while sharing a significant leadership message.
Round Two Featured Speakers: Hoan Do, Sara Lowery, Michael Miller, Maura Cullen & Curtis Hill
Breakout Session Block 2
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Stop Setting Goals. Start Achieving Them!
Competency: Goals (Personal and Organizational)
Whether you want to ace a difficult class, increase your involvement on campus, or land that dream job, learn practical strategies to apply immediately in this session while also gaining more clarity on what matters to you. Discover a three-step process for achieving your most important ambitions, and leave with a personal step-by-step action plan.
Recognize the significance of setting goals
Know practical and immediately applicable ways to achieve "success"
Write a personal action plan
Managing The Chaos: Bouncing Back from a Setback
Mistakes, failures, and rejections are part of life. How you respond can negatively or positively impact your future success and leadership potential. Drawing from personal experiences, a self-proclaimed "expert on setbacks" shares his fascinating stories on how to bounce back from a setback (or lifetime of them). Is it time to re-evaluate your attitude?
Be able to define "resiliency" and three strategies for being more resilient
Realize that every setback is also a learning opportunity
Learn how to set your own personal and professional boundaries
Leading Through Change: Recognizing Your Role as Leader
Competency: Responding to Change
What differentiates leaders who can lead through change and respond productively, from those who go down the unproductive road of negativity and divisiveness? Drawing from recent real life work place transition, Sara offers up the consequences of poor change responses then shifts to specific tools for dealing with the one unavoidable constant in leadership -- change!
Identify your personal instinctive responses to transition and change
Know the 5 top negative consequences responding unproductively to change
Lead others through change using identified tools, attitudes and practices
Your Career Success Depends Upon Accepting Feedback [Career Track]
Competency: Receiving Feedback
Do you find it difficult to receive positive and constructive feedback? Do you want to "toughen" up? Learn ways to position yourself correctly to hear all kinds of feedback. What's your frame of mind, ability to listen without defense, and demeanor throughout? See how accepting feedback is connected to career success.
Look inward to reflect upon your typical reaction to feedback
Explore various techniques to enhance your ability to be less defensive
Know a variety of choices for responding while maintaining a positive demeanor
"But Nobody Will Know": Making Ethical Decisions When You’re All Alone
Competency: Ethics & Decision Making
Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington
How do you know you are doing the right thing? What about when there seems to be two “right” things? How do you find your compass? Are there ethical standards outlined for you position or role? Making ethical decisions is a leadership charge and challenge. Come learn how to meet the challenge head on.
Learn the meaning of ethical behavior
Examine your personal values and their connection (or not) to leadership roles
Learn how to recover from ethical breakdowns
Professional Track Session 2 - Application
Frenemies: Our Love-Hate Relationship with Social Justice Allies
Dr. Maura Cullen
Allies are not born; they are built. The term “frenemy” blends “friend” and “enemy” to describe the delicate balance of challenge and support needed by dominant and target group members alike. Each must examine their role to determine how they contribute to the cycle of Engage-Disengage-Re-Engage. This program serves to guide professionals in examining the external and internal factors influencing how we engage and accelerate efforts in creating more just and inclusive communities
Assist allies and target group members in forging more effective and sustainable alliances
Understand factors that enhance trust
Recognize the need to have challenging conversations versus disengaging indefinitely
Professional Track Session 2 - Innovation
Generation Z: Understanding Today’s College Student
Dr. Corey Seemiller
Just as we have finally come to understand Millennials, it’s time to shift gears and adapt to a new generation. Generation Z, born 1995-2010, may look like Millennials, yet differ in their characteristics, beliefs, styles, and motivations. Learn who these “Gen Zers” are and how to better communicate with, relate to, and work with this emerging generational cohort.
*This session is highly recommended for those who also plan to attend the later session entitled, Engaging, Advising, and Developing Generation Z Students.
Understand the context within which Generation Z college students have come of age
Understand the characteristics, motivations, and values of the Generation Z cohort
Be able to differentiate between defining characteristics of Millennial and Generation Z students
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Breakout Session Block 3
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Explore & Engage
Influencing Up, Down, and Across Your Organization [Career Track]
Competency: Productive Relationships (Working with Co-Workers and Group Mates)
Dr. Jermaine M. Davis
Are you a person of influence? Do you know the secrets to cultivating healthy and authentic relationships? Can you get your point across without being or appearing aggressive, arrogant, or annoying? 85% of your success in life, school, and work is determined by your ability to get along with others. Participate and learn the principles and practices used by great communicators and leaders when influencing up, down, and across their organizations.
Increase their credibility utilizing the L-Factor Activity
Create a safe space to engage in Courageous Conversations
Build interpersonal trust with others utilizing the Trust Formula
Resolve conflicts and disagreements using the N.E.W. Approach
Did You Mean That Because That's Mean: Own Your Actions
Competency: Responsibility for Personal Behavior & Self-Development
Truth? The "blame game" has no winners. Too often it's easiest to transfer your challenges and leadership deficits into excuses or accusations. When you own 100% of the consequences or your attitudes and actions, you gain 100% of control over your future success. Hoan will share many of the lessons he's learned from investing (literally) in his future success. From enhanced listening skills to daily "TO DO" lists, you can have better relationships, gain more influence and collaborate more effectively.
Accept responsibility for past successes and failures
Know strategies passed down from Master classes for personal leadership development
Improvement in listening skills, making personal "investments" and accountability
Finding Your Flow through "Attentional" Leadership
Dr. Bruce Jackson
Finding Your Flow or “zone of excellence” is the quest of all great performers and leaders. But few know how to tap into it and make it happen -- until now. Learn about the 12-dimensions of focus and the Principles @ Play that contribute to maximizing your life and leadership performance.
Understand the many dimensions that contribute to flow and peak performance
Become familiar with principles that contribute to flow
Learn to develop your own Personal Flow Formula
Would You Follow You? How to Build Your Leadership Confidence
The competency of "confidence" is defined as "appearing certain of your beliefs, knowledge, convictions and capabilities." No matter if you think (or do) things differently than your predecessor, do you believe in YOUR leadership? Would YOU follow You? Build your confidence by knowing how to examine your current leadership in this revealing session.
Be able to define and recognize the competency of "confidence"
Identify when repeating unproductive behaviors and expecting productive outcomes
Learn how to self-assess without being self-critical
Know how to apply the elements of the SWOT Analysis to your own leadership
Competency: Empowerment and Conflict Negotiation
Create greater success in college and in life by empowering others. Explore the Relational Leadership Model and the association of empowering leadership as an ongoing process of challenge, growth and discovery. Through interaction and open dialogue of contemporary issues and conflict resolution you will learn how to empower those around you.
Take greater personal responsibility for empowering others
Embrace a win-win mentality and benefits of empowerment
Demonstrate critical self-examination used to develop life skills central to your successTamara McMillan
Professional Track Session 3 - Application
Developing Emerging Leaders Through Peer Mentoring
Professional Track: Application
It's proven that young leaders respond positively to role modeling and mentoring from their peers. In addition, students who serve as peer mentors gain invaluable transferable skills in leadership and team effectiveness.
Learn how to design a training program for peer mentors that focuses on both individual and team development. Based on the design of the peer mentoring program for University of Delaware's Blue Hen Leadership Program, this session will provide participants with ideas, tools and a curriculum to implement on their own campuses.
1. Participants will understand the learning outcomes associated with a peer mentoring program.
2. Participants will learn to apply key leadership concepts to the development of a peer mentoring training curriculum.
3. Participants will learn several activities to incorporate into a peer mentor training program.
Professional Track Session 3 - Innovation
Engaging, Advising, and Developing Generation Z Students
Dr. Corey Seemiller
Generation Z has different motivations, interests, and passions than Millennials, yet we still use our same old tricks to engage, advise, and develop them. Participants in this session will break into small discussion groups for deeper dialogue on how to best design opportunities, programming, and experiences to engage those Gen Zers!
*This session is a follow up to Generation Z: Understanding Today’s College Student and is designed for those who attended the earlier session. If you did not attend the earlier session but have a good understanding of the Generation Z college population, you are welcome to attend.
Consider how to adapt engagement and involvement experiences to match Gen Z interests, preferences, and values
Apply your knowledge of Generation Z to program development and advising
Be equipped to return to their campuses to enhance their programs and involvement experiences to better align with Generation Z
Breakout Session Block 4
2:45PM – 3:45 PM
Creators & Makers: Digital Branding Tools for the Job Search & Content Creation [Career Track]
Dr. Josie Ahlquist
You’ll soon have the degree (or have one). Every day you’re gaining experience and building a stellar resume. So, are you also paying attention to your digital influence and reputation? Because employers have unparalleled access to these things through numerous digital communication tools, this session focuses on "professional branding" and digital space identity development.
Apply tools to shift from for a "consumer" of digital content to a "creator"
Learn three social media platforms that can be used for professional identity, branding, and job searching
Craft your professional bio and professional persona online
Give and receive feedback on your social media activity relative to a job search
Competency: Productive Relationships (Relationship with Money)
Money Management For Leaders
Do you have a good relationship with your finances? Do you even know what "assets" and "debt" you carry? Money management is an essential leadership skill demonstrating your ability to be accountable, control stress, and direct and plan your future success.
Know the two most important numbers when it comes to student loans
Create a personal spending plan
Be able to apply strategies for improving your current credit score
Define "money management"
Accurately assess personal relationship with money
Even Well-Intended People Cause Harm
Competency: Appropriate Interaction
Dr. Maura Cullen
Some conversations have us walking on eggshells. Have you ever been so afraid of saying the wrong thing, and as a result, have said nothing at all? Or, have you ever said something you regret and didn’t know what to do next? Statements intended to be supportive or complimentary can end up being problematic. Learn practical ways to quickly transform the quality and effectiveness of your interactions.
Gain knowledge of communication traps
Know skills of how to avoid inappropriate comments
Replace unintended communications using practical tools
Motivating the Masses: The Secrets of Inspirational Leaders
Leadership is a process of transformation through inspiration. Great leaders are self-motivated with the required skills to inspire others. Learn how to encourage action and excellence in yourself and others (i.e. family, friends, and associates) regardless of the circumstances.
Personalize your approach to motivating others
Learn 3 strategies for motivating group members and entire teams
Identify how to create environments of influence and inspiration
Nothing Gets Accomplished by Yourself: Building High Performance Teams
Competency: Group Development
Do you ever get frustrated leading teams? Tired of ending up with slackers and non-performers who just want their picture in the school paper? Learn the tools needed to establish "work" teams, identify the personal assets of team members, and provide suitable training within a short turnaround time!
Discuss why "work" teams significantly improve overall group productivity
Understand the value in creating high performance teams versus not creating them
Apply steps to make your team highly effective
Integrate teamwork activities to build trust and engage performance
Professional Track Session 4 - Application
Coaching Students for High Performance
Dr. Bruce Jackson
Many people think that "coaching" is about providing solutions when in fact, it's about removing "interference." Both approaches can be helpful, but most people don't have a framework to do this. In this session, we will explore a coaching philosophy and method in order to bring leaders to higher levels of clarity, focus and performance.
Define the difference between expert and facilitative coaching
Understand a new model for coaching any level students
Help students develop options for maximizing their potential
Professional Track Session 4 - Innovation
Learning Leadership: Building Programs with the End in Mind
Dr. Kathy Guthrie
Leadership is a process of learning. It asks, "How do individuals make sense of their experiences, uncover leadership within themselves and work in communities?" Whether you teach leadership formally or informally, knowing the most effective approaches results in enhanced learning. This session explores the "leadership learning framework," best teaching strategies, and tools for assessment.
Identify various ways leadership is learned
Apply appropriate pedagogies for various aspects of learning
Recognize ways to assess leadership learning in and out of the classroom
4:00PM – 5:00 PM
What a shame it would be to not maximize on the talents and interests of like minded individuals. Engaging Conversations are facilitated conversations by The Faculty based upon YOUR interests. Select whichever topic appeals to you and go to that designated room listed on your schedule. Small group discussions can be as intimate or general as you desire.
Topical areas are facilitated by relevant experts:
Becoming an Entrepreneur - Peter Bielagus
Starting a Non-Profit or Foundation - Dr. Kelvin Harris & Dr. Bruce Jackson
New Professionalism - Leslie Manchini
Leading as an Introvert - Amma Marfo
Taking Better Self-Care - Melissa Ruiz
Social Media - Dr. Josie Ahlquist
Program Design (for professionals only) - Dr. Corey Seemiller
Advanced Leaders - Advanced Leaders
Social Justice - Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington
An Evening with Marlon Smith [Special Event]
5:15PM – 6:15 PM
Taking the stage for a high-tech engaging performance is the one and only Marlon Smith. With an ability to bring laughter and tears to an audience all at once, Marlon has an international reputation for excellence at the podium. As a master trainer for motivator Anthony Robbins, Marlon promises to bring you to your feet!
Complimentary Transportation to City Walk
6:45PM – 11:00 PM
You're in Orlando... time to have some fun! As a courtesy, transportation is provided to University Studio's City Walk right down the road - 4 miles away - or you can "Uber" it. The shuttle runs continuously starting at 7:00 PM from the transportation dock at the hotel to a designated drop off/pick up location. The last bus departs City Walk at 11:00 PM. Conference attendees are responsible for your own transportation and the shuttle bus is provided only as a courtesy.
Nov. 3 [Day 3 - Engage & Evolve]
Breakout Session Block 5
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM (These are extended session offerings.)
Thriving as a Team: Moving from ME to WE!
Collaboration is working together as a team to achieve a common goal. Sounds simple right? But most collaborations fail before they start. Teams that learn how to collaborate significantly reduce team burnout, disengagement, and stress. Come have fun as you learn how to move from ME to WE.
Resolve collaborative conflicts using a 3-step process
Manage the four barriers to collaboration and team effectiveness
Regroup and refocus as a team using the P.V.G. Theory and Approach
Recognize and repair team breakdowns with Empathic Communication and Cognitive Complexity
Believe Me - It's You: How to Deal with Difficult People
Competency: Conflict Negotiation
Nancy Hunter Denney
There is no escaping "difficult" co-workers, teammates, leaders and family members. So the one thing you can control is how YOU respond and YOUR role in the interaction. Work through one of your challenging relationships step by step in this practical skill based session on dealing with difficult people. Is it possible YOU are the "difficult" one?
Know three strategies for dealing with challenging individuals
Understand the characteristics of "challenging" or "difficult"
Recognize personal communication traits causing unproductive responses
How to Really Get Hired [Career Track]
Competency Being Asked to Address: Initiative
Dr. Bruce Jackson
Sending out resumes by the dozen is one approach to finding a job. Another is to think differently about how to get hired. Avoid following the crowd and take your game to the next level by authoring a job search strategy that’s right for you. During this session we will explore several unique strategies you can use to cut through the crowd and find your dream opportunities.
Know how to network into your next job
Eliminate stressful thoughts over career and job search decisions
Apply significant leadership competencies to blow away the competition
Leading (& Following) as an Introvert
Competency: Other's Contributions (Leading as an Introvert)
The archetype we use for leadership values ease of conversation, infectious excitement, and effortless personability. As such, the talents of introverts are often overlooked or minimize. But introversion provides a great deal of value to student leaders and rising professionals alike - join this session to learn how to recruit, train, and effectively work with introverts in a space that at first glance may seem like a poor fit for them.
Learning Outcomes: TBA
Hey, Can We Talk? Providing Courageous Feedback
Competency: Providing Feedback
Challenging your peers is complicated, scary and a very necessary aspect of leadership. Holding others accountable is an essential tool needed to take responsibility for your teams and relationships. This session teaches how to provide courageous feedback and examines why it matters. Crush those team goals!
Identify the value in holding others accountable
Connect being an effective leader and giving feedback
Know strategies for providing productive feedback
Professional Track Session 5 - Application
Evidence Based Digital Leadership Education
Dr. Josie Ahlquist
Looking to enhance students’ digital leadership capacity and efficacy? This session addresses various curricular and co-curricular applications of experiential and reflective online and real time pedagogies. Evidence-based results from a year-long study validating the six Pillars for Digital Leadership Education will also be shared. Learn to go from theory to practice to pedagogy.
Be more aware of how student leaders use and perceive social media platforms
Take away four pedagogies for applying digital education to positional leaders in particular
Learn the six pillars of digital leadership education as discovered in the creation of a specific course curriculum
Professional Track Session 5 - Innovation
What Do We Know about How Students LEARN?
Dr. Davis Rosch
Effectively advising students is often about helping them see new and broader perspectives leading to mature and balanced adults. Surprisingly, missing from most advisor training and development is an understanding of HOW emerging adults learn new things in the first place. Connected to the student organizational advising context, this session discusses adult learning theory.
Learn the four fundamental principles of adult learning
Begin to apply each principle to the context of student organization advising
Develop at least one plan of action to implement next semester in your own work
Breakout Session Block 6
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM (These are extended session offerings.)
Creating Your Road to Abundance
Competency: Strategic Planning & Vision
What's in your piggy bank? Consistent savings is one way to strategically conduct "financial planning." Taking advantage of "compounding interest" is another. This session provides three significant factors necessary to ensure your desired life style throughout your career and retirement.
Be able to articulate and define characteristics of effective "financial planning"
Identify the consequences of not engaging in financial planning as an undergraduate
Know the value of consistent saving, financial focus, and money vs. resources
Create and prioritize a path for the future
Turning Your Biggest Breakdowns into Your Biggest Breakthroughs!
Competency: Reflection and Application
Have you ever had weeks where everything that could go wrong… went wrong? Life can be challenging. Things don’t always turn out as you planned. Hoan shares his personal story of hardships and how he overcame them, and adds practical advice on conquering the challenges in YOUR life.
Know strategies for changing your attitude during difficult times
Identify the three most important relationships needed in challenging moments
Use past pains to inspire and impact those around you
Exploring Conscious Leadership: Bringing Positive Change to Challenging Team and Organizational Culture [Career Track]
Competency: Other's Perspectives in the Workplace
Speak up or say nothing? Act or stand still? The session has the power to empower YOU to exercise the commitments of conscious leadership. Learn how to become a positive influence where challenging team, workplace and organizational culture exist. Participants will also learn effective leadership tools that engage the perspective of others in ones' decision-making process.
Identify personal commitments of conscious leadership
Know essential leadership traits
Better understand how to be more inclusive of other ideas and perspectives
To Be Better-We Must Do Better
Competency: Diversity & Inclusion
Dr. Maura Cullen
Your patterns of communication are vital to your success when exploring such explosive issues as race, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, class, disabilities, age and religion. This award-winning session gets beyond the fear of saying the ‘wrong’ thing and teaches more effective and compassionate ways to connect. This fear prevents good people from taking meaningful action.
Be inspired to create more inclusive communities
Recognize and examine shared fears of being judged and misunderstood
Know helpful language, phrases and understandings to better communicate around explosive issues
Professional Track Session 6 - Application
Teaching Leaders How to Identify and Solve Problems
In a recent Bloomberg/Business Week study, job recruiters identified Creative Problem Solving among the top 5 skills for success yet the second most difficult skill to find among job applicants. How do you facilitate and teach problem solving to leaders? Learn how to intersect (and teach) the basic elements of "divergent" and "convergent" thinking and apply them through the presenter's own Creative Problem Solving Process.
Be able to assist others in the "framing" of problems to be solved on campus and in the work place
Learn tools and principles specific to the Creative Problem Solving Process
Explore ways to help students and co-workers generate novel ideas
Examine personal approaches to problem solving
Professional Track Session 6 - Innovation
Transformative Pedagogies in Leadership Education
Dr. Kathy Guthrie
Leadership education itself can be a transformative pedagogy. However, understanding what specific instructional strategies are best for teaching and learning leadership is critical for transformative learning to occur. This session will explore various instructional strategies used in leadership education and provide opportunities to discuss the pros and cons of each.
Identify various instructional strategies used in leadership education
Recognize transformative leadership pedagogies in various contexts
Apply sources of transformational learning to leadership education
Breakout Session Block 7
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM (These are extended session offerings.)
5 Tricks To Unlocking Your Team’s Creative Genius
Competency: Idea Generation
Creativity is a muscle that needs development just like any other muscle in your body. Once you know the best exercises to flex your creative muscle, you’ll be generating genius ideas on a regular basis. If you keep hearing the same ideas over and over again, come to this session and discover five tricks to unlocking you and your team’s creative genius!
Understand creativity and become an idea generating machine
Utilize five activities to unlock creativity within yourself and others
Integrate creativity building into your daily and weekly engagement
Tell Me More: Humble Inquiry in Leadership - STUDENT SHOWCASE WORKSHOP
Reliable open communication is an essential part of an organization. Do members of your team feel uncomfortable asking questions, providing their opinions, or challenging the status quo? Learn how to shift from "telling" to "asking" through the practice of humble inquiry. Come practice the difference between "How did that make you feel?" versus "Didn't that make you angry?"
Articulate how open communication positively impacts organizations
Practice and develop how to ask non-leading questions and listen for content
Develop meaningful relationships and humility through intentional conversations
Be the Solution: Problem Solving as a Tool for Success
Competency: Problem Solving
Your potential employers note that the second most difficult skill to find among job applicants is Problem Solving. How skilled are you at identifying a problem and then applying a systematic process of finding solutions? Learn how to intersect the basic elements of "divergent" and "convergent" thinking and apply them through the presenter's own Creative Problem Solving Process.
Define initiative and its value in the workplace
Be able to frame problems on campus and in the work place
Learn tools and principles specific to the Creative Problem Solving Process
Chaos or Control: Organizational and Self-Management Strategies
Competency Being Asked to Address: Organization
Dr. Jermaine M. Davis
As president of a community college, Dr. Lloyd relies on personal and organizational structures to effectively "manage, monitor, and utilize information, resources and materials." Learn how to set yourself up for success and make your environment support your personal and organizational mission.
Explore the real outcomes of a lack of organizational systems for life and leadership
Identify elements of your current organizational structures causing chaos
Utilize five proven self-management and organizational strategies
Ummm... So... Like... Let's Talk about Public Speaking [Career Track]
Competency: Verbal Communication (Public Speaking)
Jerry Seinfeld once said, "People fear public speaking more than they fear death. So that means, at a funeral most people would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy." Which would you choose? You've observed amazing displays of engagement by conference speakers learn what separates them from a mundane monologist.
Know characteristics and behaviors of engaging speakers
Identify personal assets and liabilities at the podium
Appreciate the reality: Success is linked to WHAT you say not HOW
Professional Track Session 7 - Application
6 Domains for Assessing Student Leadership Competency Development
Dr. Corey Seemiller
While we know from our own experiences that engagement and involvement experiences in college impact student development, how can we know what specifically makes a difference and to what extent? This session is designed to offer an easy way to determine what leadership competencies you want students to develop and how to create measurements that get to the heart of what you want to know. While assessment may seem overwhelming, after this session, you will want to head back to campus and start assessing everything!
Understand the Student Leadership Competencies
Understand the 6-Domain Model
Be able to develop competency-based measurements in each of the six domains
Professional Track Session 7 - Innovation
Why “SUCCESS” and “SUCCESSION” Are So Closely Related
Dr. David Rosch
Many advisors start to worry about grooming candidates to replace current officers a semester prior to new officer selection. Better advisors start from the moment high-potential students join. When and how do you rigorously assess your student's leadership potential? This session explores this question and current business world succession planning research and practices.
Reflect on current strategies to support your organizational succession planning
Learn the seven human capacities top headhunters search for in prospective executives
Begin to develop a plan to rigorously assess these capacities in the identification of future officers
Lead365StudentTalks & Closing
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Oh that's right. Selected students give 7 minute talks with the same format as the professional speakers in their Lead365Talks! Four students will be selected in advance.
That's only part of this dynamic closing session. A Think Back video highlights the previous three days of transformation and good times. The Lead365 National Award (with a $500 cash prize) is presented to an outstanding professional or undergraduate. Sponsors are thanked (of course) and a Good Bye video from The Faculty closes out the program. Distribution of Certificates of Completion (suitable for framing) and an appropriate send off concludes what promises to have been an amazing growth and learning experience for undergraduates, graduate students, leadership educators and new professionals.