Calendar of Events

Global Leadership Certificate

The Global Leadership Certificate (GLC), offered by the Center for Leadership, is a program that will help you develop tools and skills that will help you lead and communicate effectively on a global scale with people from a variety of cultures and experiences. As our society becomes increasingly globalized the importance of globalized leadership becomes more relevant. The GLC workshops incorporates our global citizenship competency into your leadership toolkit.

Session 1: Authenticity

Date: Thursday, January 28th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 208

Session 2:  Global Knowledge
Date: Thursday, February 4th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 208

Session 3: Global Mindset
Date: Thursday, February 11th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 208

Session 4: Intercultural Relationship Building
Date: Thursday, February 18th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 315

Session 5: Global Leaders & Current Global Issues
Date: Thursday, February 25th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 314

Session 6: Global Citizenship
Date: Thursday, March 3rd, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 208

Session 7:  Final Reflections
Date: Thursday, March 17th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 208

Why is Change So Hard?

One of the most difficult aspects of becoming a leader is addressing and implementing change. But change is hard and often leaders face pushback and conflict in the process. Join us for this session where you will learn about change theory and gain insight into approaching change, from both personal and group leadership contexts.

Wednesday, February 10 | 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 318

LCP: Change, Innovation, and Problem-Solving

TrueColors Workshop

Better understand yourself and others through this workshop using the TrueColors inventory. Through activities and reflections you can gain insight into your personal style and how it can help you be a better colleague, student, and team member.

Wednesday, February 19 | 10:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 314

LCP: Leadership Inventory

Inclusive Leadership Certificate

The Inclusive Leadership Certificate (ILC), offered by the Center for Leadership and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is a program that will help you develop the attitudes, knowledge, and skills for inclusive leadership in an increasingly diverse world. Employers are looking for leaders who value & develop inclusive leadership skills. This is a perfect way to incorporate that competency into your leadership toolkit, meet people who share your interests, and contribute to making BGSU a more inclusive community.

Session 1: “Who Am I?”
Date: Wednesday, February 24th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 316

Session 2: “Me & You—Different Perspectives”
Date: Wednesday, March 2nd, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 316

Session 3: “Intercultural Communication”
Date: Wednesday, March 16th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 316

Session 4: “Social Norms & Micro Aggressions”
Date: Wednesday, March 23rd, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 306 & 307

Session 5: “Power and Privilege”
Date: Wednesday, March 30th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 316

Session 6: “Social Justice”
Date: Wednesday, April 6th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 316

Session 7: “Final Reflections”
Date: Wednesday, April 13th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: BTSU 316

BAck -to-back sessions

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

There is a time and a place for emotions to play a role in your leadership actions and behaviors. But sometimes our emotions get the best of us and it is difficult to make personal change. Join us for our session on Emotional Intelligence (EQ), which is all about identifying, understanding, and managing emotions and how it relates to your leadership

Tuesday, March 1 | 6:00-7:00 P.M.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 315

LCP: EQ & Leadership

How to Approach Constructive Criticism and Feedback

Being a leader means experiencing uncomfortable situations, and having to give your peers, classmates, or advisor constructive criticism or feedback on their behavior is one of the hardest situations to face. If you dislike or avoid conflict, have to provide regular feedback in any of your involvement or employment experiences, this session will be especially helpful.

Tuesday, March 1 | 7:15-8:15 P.M.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 315

LCP: Conflict Management & Negotiating, Oral & Written Communication


Reflection and learning from your experiences are essential elements of personal leadership development. Join the Student Leadership Assistants (SLAs) as they share their leadership stories, reflect on their journey, and share how they worked toward goals of self-improvement.

Wednesday, March 16 | 9:00-10:30 P.M.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 318

LCP: Life Balance & Stress Management, Goal-Setting & Decision-Making

Student Organization Transition Retreat

Creating useful and effective transition materials for your new executive board and members is time-consuming and difficult. We all know it needs to happen, but can rarely find the time to make it happen by the end of the school year. The SLAs want to provide this space and support you and your organization’s executive board with your transition into the 2016 – 17 school year. We will guide you through useful tips and content to include, while allowing your group to work individually or as a group.

Sunday, March 20 | 1:00 -4:00 P.M.
Bowen-Thompson Student Union 308

LCP: Building Future Leaders, Written Communication


In our society we are surrounded with language and behavior that has developed through a history of stereotypes and prejudices. The iSTAND Advocacy Training program was created by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Center for Leadership to help teach participants practical skills for addressing micro aggressions in our society and to stand up and advocate for others.The iSTAND presentation is presented by the Student Leadership Assistants. The Presentation take 75 minutes to complete.

This spring we are offering one iSTAND Advocacy Training session on Friday March 25th, 2:00 – 3:30pm 302 Eppler Center .