Leadership Workshop Series

The Leadership Workshop Series is a set of online and virtual learning experiences designed to expand a participant’s current leadership knowledge, develop new skills and connect with peers.


Complete four workshops and receive a certificate from the SEO! You’ll be contacted by our team once you’ve completed four workshops. 


Check-out the offerings below and click the session to enroll.


Questions? Email student.experience@queensu.ca.
 

 

Workshop Title Date & Time Targeted Area(s) of Development Registration Link

Campus Resources and Making Referrals

Being aware of resources at Queen’s and knowing how to make an effective referral is an important part of supporting your peers and friends. This workshop covers how to identify when a referral is appropriate or necessary, and ways to connect others with the support they may need.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

  • Empathy – be empathetic, sense others’ feelings, and seek to understand how others see things
  • Interpersonal skills – are aware of and able to correctly interpret the behaviour of others during interactions, and adjust their own communication and behavior accordingly
  • Initiative – independently assess what needs to be done, and take action to achieve results

 

 

Register here

Exploring Leadership

What does leadership mean to you? How can individuals with different leadership styles work together to succeed? Register for this workshop to explore leadership as a practice and hear other students’ perspectives on what makes a good leader.

Monday, January 24, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Navigating group dynamics – understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to work toward positive relationships when working on a team
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Community building – develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging
  • Interpersonal skills – are aware of and able to correctly interpret the behaviour of others during interactions, and adjust their own communication and behavior accordingly

 

 

Register here

Giving & Receiving Feedback

By giving and receiving feedback, we can thoughtfully reflect on previous tasks and continue to improve. Without feedback, we are less likely to identify areas of weakness or potential in our work. Although extremely important, there tends to be hesitation when it comes to both providing and receiving feedback. This workshop will provide you with the skills to navigate feedback scenarios.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Navigating group dynamics – understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to work toward positive relationships when working on a team
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Writing – effectively communicate through written words
  • Oral communication – speak with and listen to others, share ideas and value each other’s contributions
  • Self-improvement – strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge

 

 

Register here

Developing a Vision: Vision Board Creation

No great leader is complete without an understanding of what leadership means to them and how they can modify their current practices to better align with this vision. In fact, having a strong vision provides leaders with inspiration and fuel to keep going, even when leading gets tough. Attend this workshop to participate in meaningful discussions about your experiences and goals as a leader, to get creative, and to very create your own Leadership Vision Board.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

 

  • Self-improvement– strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Growth mindset – subpoints: adaptability, resilience, initiative, self-improvement
  • Community building–develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging

 

 

Register here

Effective Teamwork

Fostering a healthy and collaborative team dynamic can be challenging, especially after spending a year online. Attend 'Effective Teamwork' to learn about the fundamentals of teamwork; what effective teamwork looks, sounds, and feels like; and what you can do to lead and uplift your peers.

Friday, February 4, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

  • Self-improvement– strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Community building–develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging

 

 

Register here

Conflict Resolution

Learning to deal with conflict in a positive and constructive way, without excessive stress, is an important way to improve your well-being, relationships, and organizational life. Attend this workshop to learn more about conflict resolution, how it differs from conflict mediation, and its usefulness in team settings. Participants will engage in meaningful discussions and interactive scenarios meant to build their capacity to resolve conflicts effectively.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

  • Oral communication – speak with and listen to others, share ideas, and value each other’s contributions
  • Empathy – be empathetic, sense others’ feelings, and seek to understand how others see things
  • Navigating group dynamics –understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to work toward positive relationships when working on a team
  • Adaptability – take a flexible approach and adjust when faced with unexpected challenges

 

 

Register here

Facilitation Skills


Are facilitation and presentation the same thing? Attend the 'Facilitation Skills' workshop to learn more about what effective facilitation looks like and the strategies you can employ to become an effective facilitator. Learn ways to engage your audience, provide opportunities for interaction and connection, and work towards creating trainings and discussions that will be remembered.
 

Thursday, February 10, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Oral communication – speak with and listen to others, share ideas, and value each other’s contributions
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Interpersonal skills – are aware of and able to correctly interpret the behaviour of others during interactions, and adjust their own communication and behavior accordingly

 

 

Register here

Event & Program Management


Are you planning an event or in charge of a major project for a club, class, job or volunteer position? Worried about where to start? Joining this workshop can help you determine what steps you need to take to successfully achieve your goals surrounding the event or project you are working on.

Monday, February 14, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

  • Project management – plan and deliver projects and events from start to completion, and evaluate outcomes to improve future efforts
  • Initiative – independently assess what needs to be done, and take action to achieve results
  • Adaptability – take a flexible approach and adjust when faced with unexpected challenges

 

 

Register here

A Guide to Debriefing


After completing a project or event, it’s always helpful to debrief to reflect and learn from your experience. What is debriefing, though? How is it beneficial? Why does it matter? Register for this workshop to learn the answers to these questions, as well as how you can lead an effective debrief with your team!

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

  • Oral communication – speak with and listen to others, share ideas, and value each other’s contributions
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Initiative – independently assess what needs to be done, and take action to achieve results
  • Self-improvement – strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge

 

 

Register here

Exploring Leadership


What does leadership mean to you? How can individuals with different leadership styles work together to succeed? Register for this workshop to explore leadership as a practice and hear other students’ perspectives on what makes a good leader.

Monday, February 28, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Navigating group dynamics – understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to work toward positive relationships when working on a team
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Community building – develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging
  • Interpersonal skills – are aware of and able to correctly interpret the behaviour of others during interactions, and adjust their own communication and behavior accordingly

 

 

Register here

Giving & Receiving Feedback


By giving and receiving feedback, we can thoughtfully reflect on previous tasks and continue to improve. Without feedback, we are less likely to identify areas of weakness or potential in our work. Although extremely important, there tends to be hesitation when it comes to both providing and receiving feedback. This workshop will provide you with the skills to navigate feedback scenarios.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

12:30 to 1:30 PM

  • Navigating group dynamics – understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to work toward positive relationships when working on a team
  • Writing – effectively communicate through written words
  • Oral communication – strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Self-improvement – strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths

 

 

Register here

Creating Your Vision: How to Craft a Vision Board with Purpose

No great leader is complete without an understanding of what leadership means to them and how they can modify their current practices to better align with this vision. In fact, having a strong vision provides leaders with inspiration and fuel to keep going—even when leading gets tough. Attend this workshop to participate in meaningful discussions about your experiences and goals as a leader, to get creative, and to create your own Leadership Vision Board.

Monday, March 3, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

 

  • Self-improvement – strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Growth mindset – subpoints: adaptability, resilience, initiative, self-improvement
  • Community building – develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging

This drop-in session will be held in-person at the Student Experience Office (room 111 in the JDUC). Please arrive with a mask and completed SeQure App self-assessment.

Effective Teamwork

Fostering a healthy and collaborative team dynamic can be challenging, especially after spending a year online. Attend 'Effective Teamwork' to learn about the fundamentals of teamwork; what effective teamwork looks, sounds, and feels like; and what you can do to lead and uplift your peers.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

  • Self-improvement– strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Community building–develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging

 

 

Register here

Facilitation Skills


Are facilitation and presentation the same thing? Attend the 'Facilitation Skills' workshop to learn more about what effective facilitation looks like and the strategies you can employ to become an effective facilitator. Learn ways to engage your audience, provide opportunities for interaction and connection, and work towards creating trainings and discussions that will be remembered.
 

Thursday, March 10, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Oral communication – speak with and listen to others, share ideas, and value each other’s contributions
  • Teamwork – create space for and actively encourage contributions from team members with diverse perspectives and strengths
  • Interpersonal skills – are aware of and able to correctly interpret the behaviour of others during interactions, and adjust their own communication and behavior accordingly

 

 

Register here

Campus Resources and Making Referrals


Being aware of resources at Queen’s and knowing how to make an effective referral is an important part of supporting your peers and friends. This workshop covers how to identify when a referral is appropriate or necessary, and ways to connect others with the support they may need.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00AM

  • Empathy – be empathetic, sense others’ feelings, and seek to understand how others see things
  • Interpersonal skills – are aware of and able to correctly interpret the behaviour of others during interactions, and adjust their own communication and behavior accordingly
  • Initiative – independently assess what needs to be done, and take action to achieve results

 

 

Register here

Conflict Resolution

Learning to deal with conflict in a positive and constructive way, without excessive stress, is an important way to improve your well-being, relationships, and organizational life. Attend this workshop to learn more about conflict resolution, how it differs from conflict mediation, and its usefulness in team settings. Participants will engage in meaningful discussions and interactive scenarios meant to build their capacity to resolve conflicts effectively.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

  • Oral communication – speak with and listen to others, share ideas, and value each other’s contributions
  • Empathy – be empathetic, sense others’ feelings, and seek to understand how others see things
  • Navigating group dynamics –understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to work toward positive relationships when working on a team
  • Adaptability – take a flexible approach and adjust when faced with unexpected challenges

 

 

This drop-in session will be held in-person at the Student Experience Office (room 111 in the JDUC). Please arrive with a mask and completed SeQure App self-assessment

Exploring Leadership: Revisited

Having a grasp on what leadership means to you is one thing—having a plan for how to act on this understanding is another. Register for this workshop to engage in thoughtful reflection about your own leadership practices and how you can apply the knowledge you've gained to foster healthy working relationships and positive team environments.

*TIME CHANGE*

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

  • Self-improvement – strive for personal growth and development through goal-setting and proactive building of skills and knowledge
  • Growth mindset – subpoints: adaptability, resilience, initiative, self-improvement
  • Community building – develop relationships that create a sense of connection, community, and belonging

 

Register Here