LEAD Phase III: The Light of Truth
Phase III offers an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and skills developed throughout Phases I and II. This phase takes a "Leadership Lab" approach that drives participants to refine their skills while benefiting their university, Greek and local community.
LEAD Phase III Introduction and Coach's Manual
The Introduction and Coach’s Manual provides an explanation and instructions for: implementing and managing Phase III; scheduling module completion and cohort meetings; recruiting and utilizing a LEAD Coach; as well as resources and guidance notes for cohort meetings.
Each module of Phase III also includes online content for participants to review. The online content includes primers for each module topic, project descriptions, additional resources and reflection exercises. All online content can be accessed via the LEAD Program link in the Members Area.
LEAD Phase III Session Descriptions
Orientation Session & Kickoff
This session serves as an introduction to Phase III of the LEAD Program. Participants will be introduced to the “Leadership Lab” approach, begin creating a community through interactive activities and set a schedule for their independent work and cohort meetings.
Session 1: Organizational Development
How do organizations make progress? Change? This session will introduce you to key concepts about organizational development and Peter Senge's concept of Learning Organizations. You will plan and facilitate a retreat, goal setting workshop or teambuilding workshop with another campus organization.
Session 2: Personal Development
Part of your growth during college has been discovering who you are and how you want to live your life day to day. Self-awareness is vital in the interview process and in selling yourself to others. This session will give you tools you can utilize to help you assess your skills, strengths, and areas for improvement.
Session 3: Effective Change
The only constant in today's society is change. To excel, we need to learn to be more flexible as individuals in working through change. As members in organizations, we need to understand the change process and how to implement change. In this session, you will focus on Effective Change by selecting a change project to address.
Session 4: Career Development
The next year will be a time for making many decisions about your future. You may still have some questions about what you want to do after graduation. Maybe you have your choices narrowed down to a particular field but aren't sure what position will be a good fit for you. This session will help you assess your skills and give you information that will assist you in making decisions about your future.
Session 5: Social Change and Service
Social Change is about making a difference and impacting a large group of people. It starts with you and your cohort group identifying a need in your community. In the session, you'll learn how to use service to impact social change.
Session 6: Ethics
In a recent study with CEOs, honesty was listed as the most important characteristic to look for in prospective employees. As a Sigma Nu, you have learned that living a life based on the Cardinal Principles can help you become successful. This session will help you take a closer look at ethics and understand personal morals, and values and principles in the working world.
Session 7: Problem Solving
What is the best way to work through a problem and produce viable options? How can you ensure that you've looked at a problem through the views of all those involved? This session will focus on problem solving and teach you several techniques to use in addressing problems in organizations.
This session will serve as a conclusion to Phase III. Participants will reflect on their Phase III experience and provide feedback on the program.