Leadership and Engagement Workshops in the Tropics
Study Period 1, 2013.
Room B1.031 Wednesdays 12noon – 1.00pm
There are limited places so you must register online.
Enquiries regarding these workshops to firstname.lastname@example.org
An Introduction to the JCU Professional College
Opportunities for you to develop professional and personal skills in the areas of Leadership, Community Engagement and Cultural Competency
Sail on the Young Endeavour
Be inspired by Tiffanie Bulstrode, who has sailed around the world and will introduce you to the Cowan Grant Young Endeavour Scholarship. Meet Chelsea West – our first scholarship recipient who sailed on the Young Endeavour last year. If you are under 24 years of age, you could be next. This session will inspire the Leadership qualities within you.
What Makes a Good Leader
What are the qualities, skills and attributes that make a good leader? Meet Lieutenant General John Grey, a true leader, who will deliver this workshop. Lieutenant General John Grey was Chief of Army 1992-1995, and has been Chancellor of JCU since 1999.
Removing the fear of public speaking and learning new skills for life. This workshop will introduce you to the skills required for public speaking and provide additional information on courses, such as SPEAKEASY , where you can expand and build on these skills.
Get Organised for Success!
There is more to uni than reading textbooks and going to class! This session will kickstart your study program by learning time management and other skills necessary to succeed.
NOTE THIS WORKSHOP WILL RUN FROM 1.00-1.30PM DUE TO THE CAREERS FAIR
The Tropics and JCU’s Tropical Agenda – Vice Chancellor
Professor Sandra Harding, Vice Chancellor and President of JCU, has said that ‘the tropics has become an increasingly critical global zone’. At this workshop she will speak on JCU’s Tropical Agenda and, by being a student at JCU, how you are a major part of it!
Som Tamang and his ‘Friends of Himalayan Children’ Organisation
Meet Som, a JCU Cairns student, who will inspire you with his Leaderships skills and introduce you to his ‘Friends of Himalayan Children’ humanitarian organisation. This workshop is not to be missed if you want to hear a true and amazing story about overcoming life’s obstacles and developing great leadership skills along the way.
This workshop will provide an opportunity to raise your awareness about the importance of communication skills in your leadership development. It will focus on active listening skills and learning how to communicate effectively. An intensive workshop will be held later in the study period to further develop these skills.
Start sharpening your skills in the areas of understanding and appreciating individual differences and responding effectively to conflict. You can further develop these skills during the intensive workshop to be held later in the study period.
Increase your knowledge, understanding and awareness of cultural diversity on campus. Many who have attended this workshop have been moved by a true story told by one of the facilitators. Don’t miss this chance to learn more about cultural diversity and how this knowledge will contribute to your leadership skills.
Explore your values and goals, and ways of looking after yourself: de-stressing, mindfulness and self-talk. You can further develop the skills you learn from this workshop at an intensive workshop held later in the study period.
Learn the art of networking with employers connected to your field of study. 82% of people find employment through networking. These skills will take you beyond your degree.