Leadership & Teambuilding Bootcamp

Course Description

The Leadership Development program (2 credits) includes theory learning followed by an intensive Leadership Bootcamp which is a unique course that instills foundational leadership values and skills into incoming students while bringing the class together and creating esprit de corps. Students will learn and apply basic leadership concepts and skills through hands-on learning and work individually and in team-based settings to solve complex and dynamic problems. This includes but is not limited to, analyzing leadership case studies, negotiating obstacle courses, performing basic survival skills, conducting land navigation, and more.

The course introduces students theoretically and practically to key facets of leadership in organizations. It lays the foundations for students’ preparation to be influential leaders who can effectively work in local and global teams. The course covers aspects of self-leadership through developing self-awareness, critical thinking, resilience, and a global mindset. It builds interpersonal leadership through addressing perspective-taking, conflict management, and effective feedback, and strengthens team leadership skills.

Learning Goals

Learning Goal 1 Develop an awareness of students’ current leadership strengths
Learning Goal 2 Lay the foundations for developing students’ leadership skills
Learning Goal 3 Gain a foundational understanding of key elements of leadership
Learning Goal 4 Acquire a foundational understanding of effective teamwork in organizations.
Learning Goal 5 Develop an introductory appreciation for diverse perspectives.
Learning Goal 6 Foster an introductory appreciation for a global mindset.

Timeline & Size

Number of batches: 02

Batch 1: 19-21 February 2024 (including 8-9 teams, 12-14 student/team, 120 students in total)

Batch 2: 22-24 February 2024 (including 8-9 teams, 12-14 student/team, 120 students in total)