Entrepreneurship is not always about starting a business and making a profit. Innovation and entrepreneurship are also about creating solutions to local and world problems. Furthermore, building leadership skills to aid you in creating a change is essential to creating the world you wish to live in. Nonetheless, learn more about our leadership programs and how we can support you in creating change. Our Center for Leadership is here to support you. Learn more about our programs below.
Gain guidance from industry professionals.
Each year, the Center for Leadership holds a leadership conference to support your educational needs. Firstly, the conference is open to both active members and non-members. However, active members receive a price reduction on their tickets. Furthermore, the conference has opportunities to learn about different aspects of social and grassroots leadership. Also, you’ll have opportunities to network with peers and industry professionals to collaborate and build your network.
LEADERSHIP BOOT CAMP
Challenge by choice.
Each year, during the month of August, the Center for Leadership holds a leadership boot camp to support your idea development. The program is available to 30 participants who have a local or global problem they want to solve or want to work with a peer who has an idea. Furthermore, the boot camp is open to both active members and non-members. The overnight program operates near challenge by choice courses that include high ropes courses, trust walks, and more. Also, throughout the week participants will gain the opportunity to fully develop their ideas and take their social innovations to the next level.
ADVENTURE BASED LEADERSHIP
Connecting outdoors and the classroom.
Periodically, as a support to our innovation school and innovation nonprofit members, we conduct a modified version of the Leadership Boot Camp to challenge their students to grow. Firstly, students participate in sessions that are held once every other week. Furthermore, students participate in rock climbing, ropes courses, first aid, and much more. Lastly, all activities are designed to address a social issue selected by the students and staff of their innovation site.
Program opportunities operate on a case by case situation for innovation schools and nonprofits.
SOCIAL INNOVATION CONFERENCE
Periodically, the Center for Leadership selects young social innovators who want to gain support on their projects. Furthermore, we provide a platform for you to share your project go gain financial and in-kind support for your project. Also, the conference is designed for the students to function as the workshop facilitators and the greater community as the audience. Lastly, we provide training to help you prepare an engaging session.
Program opportunities are based on the availability of venue space.