Mindful Leadership

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A two-week certificate program exploring topics of Leadership and Self-Awareness, to include educational field trips and hands-on experience through volunteer activities.

Sample courses include:

  • Leadership – Your Personal Style 
  • Managing Conflict
  • Teamwork           
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Presence and Public Speaking
  • Self-Awareness -   Stereotype Threat
  • Stress as it Relates to Performance
  • Comparative Human Development
  • Becoming Mindful – Meditation Techniques
  • Interaction of Emotion and Cognition

Program Cost: $2,995 to include instruction, housing and dining. Travel is not included.

A moderate level of English proficiency is required to attend the program. Online assessments are offered through UChicago’s Language Center.

In order to enroll in the program, you must have completed your English Assessment no later than Monday, May 1, 2017. If you have a recent TOEFL score of at least 100 or an IELTS score of 6, you may report those test results in lieu of the online assessment.

Week 1 Tentative Schedule

July 10
July 11
July 12
July 13
Friday, July 14
July 9th – move into residential hall 9:00 – 11:30am Self Awareness-Becoming mindful – Meditation techniques Self Awareness

-Stress as it relates to performance

Leadership -Communication Skills Self Awareness – Comparative Human Development Field Trip
  Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Orientation 1:30 – 4:00pm Leadership  - Your personal style  Field Trip Skill building – volunteer activity Leadership – Presentation Skills Field Trip

Week 2 Tentative Schedule


July 17

July 18

July 19

July 20

July 21

July 22

9:00 – 11:30am Self Awareness-Interaction of Emotion and Cognition Skill building – volunteer activity Field Trip Self Awareness-Stereotype Threat Closing ceremony Departure
  Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch    
1:30 – 4:00pm Leadership-Managing Conflict Skill building – volunteer activity Leadership-Self-perspective through group work Prep for final projects Architectural Boat Tour  


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