Each level of Leadership UB is custom designed to help you broaden your leadership skills and includes instruction in leadership skills, group activities, and opportunities for personal reflection.
The Emerging Leader certificate is designed for beginning leaders, while the Established Leader certificate is for advanced leaders with documented leadership experience (in the form of a resume and personal statement).
Emerging Leader certificate
• 5 workshops/activities (one in each core competency: Community Stewardship, Global Perspectives, Personal Achievement, Team Leadership, and Professional Development*)
• 5 hours community service at an approved organization**
• Written reflection discussing the skills obtained in each competency***
Established Leader certificate
• assigned readings from our text, Business Leadership
• completion of in-depth personality assessments
• 4 weekly seminars including discussion of current leadership strategies and challenges
• presentation of individually-created leadership models
• blog entry about your experience and solicit input from peers
Click here to download an application and join Leadership UB!
Note: These new requirements take effect Aug. 30, 2010. Any participants who have completed requirements prior to Aug. 30 may choose to observe the requirements in effect when they began the program, or follow the new set of requirements.
*You may fulfill the Professional Development requirement in the following ways:
Call the Career Center at 410.837.5540 or visit their office, Student Center room 306, to set up an appointment or inquire further.
**Emerging Leaders must complete 5 hours of approved community service at an approved organization. The 5 hours must be completed in their entirety at a single organization. Service hours will be documented using the Emerging Leader Checklist. A list of approved organizations is available at
(click "Forms and Resources"). Service can be completed at another organization if approved by a member of the Leadership UB staff.
***Reflection is an important part of learning, and enables participants to draw important conclusions from the skills acquired in leadership workshops.
Reflections must demonstrate personal application of concepts learned in workshops or activities, and must be submitted by e-mail to Leadership UB staff.
Your reflection should answer the following questions for each competency:
1. WHAT? What have you learned about this competency?
2. SO WHAT? Why is this competency is important? What impact does it have on your leadership style and abilities?
3. NOW WHAT? How can you apply what you’ve learned about this competency to your future learning? What steps will you take to deepen your learning in this area?
For more information, contact Anthony Butler, assistant director of leadership in the Rosenberg Center for Student Involvement, at 410.837.5419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.